Lonely Planet's Australia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stake out a patch of sand on Bondi Beach before exploring the big-ticket sights of Sydney, dive into the dazzling ecosystem of the Great Barrier Reef, and drive along the Great Ocean Road spying the Twelve Apostles on the way.
Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds
Essential info - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, shopping
Cultural insights - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics
Covers: Sydney, New South Wales, Canberra, Queensland, Brisbane, Melbourne, Victoria, Tasmania, Adelaide, Darwin, the Northern Territory, Perth and the Outback.
Updated edition Nov 2019