Australia Travel Sitemap - Page 4 2016-09-26

Green Island - Queensland Islands - Islands in the Sun
Green Island is a 12-hectare coral cay in a 710-hectare reef bed just about 30 kilometres from Cairns, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Page 4.

Hamilton Island - Queensland Islands - Islands in the Sun
In the heart of Queensland's Whitsunday Islands, Hamilton Island is one of the more accessible islands on the Great Barrier Reef. Page 5.

Heron Island - Queensland Islands - Islands in the Sun
Located on the Tropic of Capricorn, Heron Island is one of the true coral islands off the Queensland coast. Page 6.

HMB Endeavour - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
When it is in its home port, HMB Endeavour is moored at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour and open to the public. Page 9.

Australian National Maritime Museum - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
Close to the western end of Pyrmont Bridge and north of Harbourside shopping complex, the Australian National Maritime Museum sits by the water with several of its watercraft exhibits moored nearby. Page 8.

Monorail - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
If you're in the Sydney city centre, one of the more convenient ways of getting to Darling Harbour is by monorail. Page 10.

Sydney Aquarium - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
Sydney Aquarium lies just north of the eastern end of Pyrmont Bridge in a building jutting out into the harbour. Page 11.

Sydney Wildlife World - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
One of the newer attractions in Darling Harbour, Sydney Wildlife World showcases much of Australia's wildlife at a venue within walking distance of Sydney city centre. Page 12.

Hinchinbrook Island - Queensland Islands - Islands in the Sun
Hinchinbrook Island is a designated national park and the waters around it are a part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.. Page 7.

Lady Elliot Island - Queensland Islands
Lady Elliot Island at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef is a coral cay providing some of Australia's best diving locations on the north Queensland coast. Page 8.

Great Keppel Island - Queensland Islands
From an image of tropical near-hedonistic island playground to today's reality of fewer visitors - but still the same 17 beaches of such enticingly pristine beauty - Great Keppel Island is moving on from the disrepair of its great resort to being a friendlier, kinder place. Page 3.

Clontarf Beach - Middle Harbour - Sydney Beaches
Clontarf Beach is a long and narrow beach in Sydney's Middle Harbour with playground and barbecue facilities, a pool, and a marina. Page 4.

Cronulla Beach - Sydney Beaches
The unbroken stretch of Cronulla beaches lies along a long golden arc facing Bate Bay from Cronulla Point in the south to Kurnell Peninsula in the northeast. Page 6.

Freshwater Beach - Sydney Beaches
Nestled between two headlands, Freshwater Beach is the first beach north of Manly in Sydney's Northern Beaches region. Page 7.

Long Reef Beach - Dee Why - Sydney Beaches
Long Reef Beach, in Dee Why in the Northern Beaches region, is a continuation of Dee Why Beach which lies between Dee Why Lagoon and the Tasman Sea. Page 9.

Manly Beach - Sydney
Manly Beach - Sydney. Australia Travel. Page 10.

Mona Vale Beach - Sydney Beaches
Mona Vale Beach is a long shallow beach adjacent to Mona Vale Golf Club at the junction of Mona Vale, Pittwater and Barrenjoey Rds in Sydney's Northern Beaches region. Page 11.

North Narrabeen Beach - Sydney Beaches
North Narrabeen Beach is the northernmost beach on the Narrabeen Peninsula close to the junction of Pittwater Rd and Wakehurst Parkway. Page 12.

Shark Beach - Nielsen Park - Sydney Beaches
The beach in Nielsen Park, part of Sydney Harbour National Park, faces Shark Bay in the east Sydney suburb of Vaucluse, and is properly known as Shark Beach but is popularly known simply as Nielsen Park. Page 14.

Chinese Garden of Friendship - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
The Chinese Garden of Friendship is located at the southern end of Darling Harbour, near the Sydney Entertainment Centre and adjacent to Chinatown. Page 2.

Cockle Bay - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
It's at Cockle Bay Wharf that most visiting small craft arrive and depart by water. Page 7.

Chinese Garden Koi Pool - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
The Chinese Garden pool is stocked with koi of various colors in various shapes. Page 3.

Powerhouse Museum - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
The Powerhouse Museum, Australia's largest museum, is conveniently located in Darling Harbour and easily accessible to Sydney visitors. Page 5.

Waterside Promenade - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
Between Cockle Bay and the buildings on the western side of Darling Harbour is a major promenade area that begins in front of the Exhibition Centre and continues north to the Harbourside shopping and restaurant complex at the western foot of Pyrmont Bridge. Page 6.

Tumbalong Park - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
Within a stone's throw of the Chinese Garden of Friendship, Tumbalong Park is a place where people can walk, or sit, on grass, or watch performances on the green or listen to the music of open-air concerts. Page 4.

Palm Beach - Sydney Beaches
Palm Beach fronts the Tasman Sea and curves northward from Cabbage Tree Boat Harbour to Barrenjoey Headland with its lighthouse built in 1881. Page 13.

Arts Centre at Night - Melbourne Southbank
The Arts Centre at the eastern end of the Southbank promenades is immediately recognised by the Arts Centre spire which is lit at night and is a distinctive Melbourne landmark. Page 12.

Crown Entertainment Complex - Melbourne Southbank
The tower of the Crown Casino entertainment and hotel complex at Melbourne's Southbank is a distinctive spire in the Melbourne nighttime skyline. Page 11.

Sandridge Bridge Statue-like Structure - Melbourne Southbank
This is one of a series of metal statue-like structures along one side of historic Sandridge Bridge spanning the Yarra from Southbank's Queensbridge Square to Flinders Walk on the north bank. Page 7.

Polly Woodside - Melbourne Southbank
The Polly Woodside is an old iron-hulled sailing ship, centrepiece of the Polly Woodside Maritime Museum close to the southern end of the Spencer St Bridge. The museum is open daily. An admission charge applies. Page 9.

Promenade Art - Melbourne Southbank
Multi-colored sculptural structures dot the riverside promenade close to the Crown Entertainment Complex. Unlabeled by plaque or other inscription, these quite ornamental structures are for the viewer to explain, or just simply to enjoy. Page 8.

Restaurant Row - Melbourne Southbank
All along the Southbank, Southgate and Crown Entertainment Complex promenades are restaurants, many with al fresco areas, serving different types of cuisine. Page 5.

Shearwater Sculpture - Melbourne Southbank
The Shearwater sculpture by Inge King is a distinctive feature along the Southbank Promenade. Page 6.

Balmoral Beach - Sydney Beaches
Balmoral Beach in Sydney's Middle Harbour lies just west of Middle Head, a picturesque crescent-shaped beach with its own island - Rocky Point. Page 2.

Bondi Beach - Sydney Beaches
Bondi lies roughly southeast of the Sydney city centre and is accessible by bus from the city or by train to Bondi Junction and then by bus to the beach. Page 3.

Coogee Beach - Sydney Beaches
Coogee Beach is a smaller, cosier beach with baths at its northern end and the Ross Jones Memorial Pool at the southern end adjacent to the Coogee Surf Lifesaving Club. Page 5.

Horderns Beach - Bundeena - Sydney Beaches
Flanked by Bundeen Reserve and Bundeena Wharf in the east and Cabbage Tree Point Reserve in the northwest, Horderns Beach is a narrow, 700m-long, sandy beach in Bundeena Bay on the eastern edge of Royal National Park. Page 8.

Sydney Beaches Photo Gallery
Sydney beaches provide day-out pleasures in swimming, surfing, or simply lazing away the day on brilliant white sand or in adjacent parkland.

Sydney Beaches Photo Gallery
Sydney beaches provide day-out pleasures in swimming, surfing, or simply lazing away the day on brilliant white sand or in adjacent parkland.

Albert Stone - Melbourne Southbank
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Melbourne Exhibition Centre - Melbourne Southbank
Located in the western section of Southbank, Melbourne Exhibition Centre comprises purpose-designed facilities to cater for large conferences, conventions, exhibitions, meetings, gala and special events. It virtually bookends, with the Arts Centre on St Kilda Rd, the promenade areas of Melbourne's Southbank.. Page 10.

Aboriginal Music - St Patrick's Day in Sydney
Irish Australians (and Aussies of Irish descent a number of generations removed) make up a substantial sector of the Australian population. So it is no surprise that Irish traditions and customs pervade much of Australian life. In Sydney, strong manifestations of this culture are evident in the festivities surrounding St Patrick's Day. Page 8.

Bagpipes and Drum - St Patrick's Day in Sydney
Irish Australians (and Aussies of Irish descent a number of generations removed) make up a substantial sector of the Australian population. So it is no surprise that Irish traditions and customs pervade much of Australian life. In Sydney, strong manifestations of this culture are evident in the festivities surrounding St Patrick's Day. Page 4.

Street Dancing - St Patrick's Day in Sydney
Irish Australians (and Aussies of Irish descent a number of generations removed) make up a substantial sector of the Australian population. So it is no surprise that Irish traditions and customs pervade much of Australian life. In Sydney, strong manifestations of this culture are evident in the festivities surrounding St Patrick's Day. Page 7.

Nowhere to Hyde - St Patrick's Day in Sydney
Irish Australians (and Aussies of Irish descent a number of generations removed) make up a substantial sector of the Australian population. So it is no surprise that Irish traditions and customs pervade much of Australian life. In Sydney, strong manifestations of this culture are evident in the festivities surrounding St Patrick's Day. Page 14.

Roar, Roar - St Patrick's Day in Sydney
Irish Australians (and Aussies of Irish descent a number of generations removed) make up a substantial sector of the Australian population. So it is no surprise that Irish traditions and customs pervade much of Australian life. In Sydney, strong manifestations of this culture are evident in the festivities surrounding St Patrick's Day. Page 10.

Buskers at Melbourne Southbank
Walking through the various Southbank promenades, you're likely to come across buskers along the way. Here, a group of Southbank buskers entertain the passersby. Page 3.

Yarra River Cruise - Melbourne Southbank
Tour boats are available from Southbank near the foot of Princess Bridge for cruising along the Yarra River. In our photograph is a sightseeing steamboat which is but one of several watercraft taking sightseers upriver or down. Page 2.

Christmas Banners - Christmas in Sydney
Sydney streets are festooned with Christmas banners during the Christmas season. Page 6.

Christmas Tree at Martin Place - Christmas in Sydney
A giant Christmas tree towers over Matin Place in the heart of the city. Page 10.

Face Painting - Christmas in Sydney
Put on a merry face for Christmas. Have some face painting done. Page 9.

Sydney Town Hall Facade - Christmas in Sydney
Varied projected designs create festive patterns on the facade of Sydney Town Hall. Page 4.

Sydney Town Hall at Night - Christmas in Sydney
Sydney Town Hall is all lighted up during the Christmas season. Page 3.

Here Come the Cops - St Patrick's Day in Sydney
Irish Australians (and Aussies of Irish descent a number of generations removed) make up a substantial sector of the Australian population. So it is no surprise that Irish traditions and customs pervade much of Australian life. In Sydney, strong manifestations of this culture are evident in the festivities surrounding St Patrick's Day. Page 3.

Street Performers - Christmas in Sydney
These Christmas-costumed street performers entertain Sydney passers-by.. Page 12.

The Colors of Christmas - Christmas in Sydney
Sydney's city gardens take on the colors of Christmas during the Christmas season. Page 7.

Christmas in Sydney
Christmas in Sydney occurs in the Australian summer, so there's no snow and no sleighs but there seems to be everything else.

Darwin Sunset - Pick of the Pics
Darwin sunset seen from Stoke's Hill Wharf. Page 4.

Paddle Steamer - Echuca - Victoria
Echuca on the Murray River in Victoria has a number of paddle steamers still operating on the river. Page 6.

Stoke's Hill Wharf - Pick of the Pics
Darwin's Stoke's Hill Wharf photographed in late afternoon. Page 13.

Cruising the Bay of Islands
Cruising the Bay of Islands and exploring its coves and inleets can be a rewarding experience. Page 6.

Haruru Falls - Bay of Islands
Go kayaking to Haruru Falls in the Bay of Islands on New Zealand's North Island. Page 9.

Paihia - Bay of Islands
Paihia is the main town of the Bay of Islands: a jump-off point for cruises across the bay and to its many islands, and a convenient place for lodging and dining. Page 2.

Sailing the Bay
Sailing the Bay of Islands. Australia Travel. Page 5.

The View at Waitangi - Bay of Islands
Waitangi looks out to the sea in New Zealand's Bay of Islands. Page 3.

Waimate Mission House - Kerikeri - Bay of Islands
In Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, Waimate Mission House, built of kauri in the early 1830s, is New Zealand's oldest surviving house. Page 11.

Auckland Region New Zealand Map
Auckland Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 4.

Bay of Plenty - New Zealand Maps
Bay of Plenty Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 5.

Canterbury Region Map - New Zealand Maps
Canterbury Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 6.

Dunedin Region Map - New Zealand Maps
Dunedin Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 7.

Fiordland - South Island - New Zealand Maps
Fiordland Map - New Zealand Maps. Page 8.

Major New Zealand Destinations
New Zealand Destinations. Australia Travel. Page 2.

New Zealand Map
New Zealand Map. Australia Travel.

Queenstown Region Map - New Zealand Maps
Queenstown Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 9.

Rotorua Region - New Zealand Maps
Rotorua Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 10.

Taranaki Region Map - New Zealand Maps
Taranaki Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 11.

New Zealand Map - New Zealand Travel Routes
New Zealand Travel Routes. Australia Travel. Page 3.

Wellington Region Map - New Zealand Maps
Wellington Region Map. Australia Travel. Page 12.

Waka Maori War Canoe - Bay of Islands
The world's largest war canoe can be found at Waitangi in the Bay of Islands on New Zealand's North Island. Page 4.

Scuba Diver and Red Sponge, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Scuba Diver and Red Sponge, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 5.

Old Wives Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Old Wives Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 6.

Silver Drummer, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Silver Drummer, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 7.

Royal Bluebell, Wahlenbergia gloriosa - Floral Emblem of the Australian Capital Territory
The royal bluebell is the floral emblem of the Australian Capital Territory. Page 2.

Waratah, Telopea speciosissima, Floral Emblem of New South Wales
The golden wattle is the floral emblem of New South Wales. Page 3.

Sturt's Desert Rose, Gossypium sturtianum, Floral Emblem of Australia's Northern Territory
Sturt's desert rose, Gossypium sturtianum, is the floral emblem of Australia's Northern Territory. Page 4.

Cooktown Orchid, Dendrobium phalaenopsis, Floral Emblem of Queensland
The Cooktown orchid, Dendrobium phalaenopsis, is the floral symbol of Queensland. Page 5.

Sturt's Desert Pea, Swainsona formosa, Floral Emblem of South Australia
Sturt's desert pea, Swainsona formosa, is the floral emblem of South Australia. Page 6.

Tasmanian Blue Gum, Eucalyptus globulus Labill, Floral Emblem of Tasmania
The Tasmanian blue gum, Eucalyptus globulus Labill, is the floral emblem of Tasmania. Page 7.

Common Heath, Epacris impressa, Floral Emblem of Victoria
The common heath, Epacris impressa, is the floral emblem of Victoria. Page 8.

Red and Green Kangaroo Paw, Anigozanthos manglesii, Floral Emblem of Western Australia
The red and green kangaroo paw, Anigozanthos manglesii, is the floral emblem of Western Australia. Page 9.

Harlequin Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Harlequin Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 4.

Zebra Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Zebra Fish, Rottnest Island, Western Australia. Page 2.

Jumping Showdogs at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Jumping showdogs are a feature of the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Page 10.

The Pigs Go Racing at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Racing porkers show Sydney Royal Easter Show goers how fast they are. Page 11.

Fruit and Vegetable Displays - Sydney Royal Easter Show
A highlight of the Sydney Royal Easter Show are painstakingly designed displays of fruit, vegetables and other farm produce depicting Australian farm and country scenes. Page 7.

Another Children's Ride at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Whizzing around for the thrill of it is another reason children love the rides at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Page 4.

Up in the Air at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
Bike riders fly through the air with the greatest of ease at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Page 5.

Racing Cars at the Sydney Royal Easter Show
On the racing tracks, these racing cars show off their speed and derring-do at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.. Page 6.

Adelaide Australia - Map of Adelaide, South Australia
This Adelaide map of its central business district shows well-ordered streets in a well-planned grid of city blocks.

Australian Parliament House - Visiting the Australian Parliament House
The Australian Parliament House in Canberra is open to visitors daily except on Christmas Day.

Outer Darwin Map
The outer Darwin map shows the city's location at the Top End, its satellite city, Palmerston, 20 kilometres east-southeast of Darwin, and major roads including the Stuart and Arnhem Highways.

Rotorua Attractions - View the Rotorua Attractions
There is great diversity in Rotorua attractions, activities and culture which makes Rotorua one of the most popular New Zealand tourist destinations on the North Island.

Sydney Walking Tour - Hyde Park to Darling Harbour
Right in the heart of Sydney, Hyde Park is an ideal place to start a walking tour through Sydney's city attractions all the way to Darling Harbour.

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers - Toowoomba Australia
Toowoomba, the Garden City, holds its Carnival of Flowers in September.

Wallaman Falls - Australia's Longest Single-Drop Waterfall
Wallaman Falls, part of Queensland's Wet Tropics World Heritage area, is the longest single-drop waterfall in Australia.

Webb Bridge Melbourne Docklands
Webb Bridge, or Web Bridge, is a footbridge spanning the Yarra River in the Melbourne Docklands precinct.

Red Dog - The Pilbara Wanderer
The movie Red Dog is based on the true story of a hitchhiking, people-loving adventurous red kelpie in Western Australia's Pilbara region.

Franz Josef Glacier - New Zealand's Franz Josef Glacier
The Franz Josef Glacier is one of the most visited glaciers on the West Coast of New Zealand.

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia: World Heritage Site
Gondwana Rainforests of Australia, formerly known as the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves, are located predominantly along the Great Escarpment on Australia's east coast, containing outstanding geological features around shield volcanic craters, and a high number of rare and threatened rainforest species.

Best Western Oasis Resort
Best Western Oasis Resort comprises 30 motel rooms and 10 villas near Windang Beach on Lake Illawarra close to the city centres of Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama and about 1 hour from Sydney Airport. Facilities and amenities include a licensed restaurant and cocktail bar, solar-heated pool and spa, sauna and barbecue facilities.

Palmer Coolum Resort Sunshine Coast Queensland Australia
Palmer Coolum Resort, formerly Hyatt Regency Coolum, is a holiday resort complex on 150 hectares of landscaped countryside with villas and suites of various types.

Joern Utzon
Joern Utzon was the Danish architect who designed the Sydney Opera House, having won the international competition for its design in the early 1960s.

Winton Queensland and the Outback Festival
The Queensland town of Winton is made famous by being the birthplace of Qantas and Waltzing Matilda and for holding a biennial Outback Festival with many intriguing Outback competitions including the Dunny Derby.

Crocodile Dundee: Australian Outback Crocodile Hunter
Crocodile Dundee epitomised the rugged Outback Australian and is the title character of the 1986 film Crocodile Dunee starring Paul Hogan.

Keith Urban - Australian Country Singer
Award-winning country singing star Keith Urban was born in New Zealand and grew up and went to school in Australia.

Nikki Gemmell - Australian Author of The Bride Stripped Bare
Australian writer Nikki Gemmell is the author of the bestseller The Bride Stripped Bare originally published as being by Anonymous.

Hangi: Maori Cooking, New Zealand
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Nicole Kidman - Is Nicole Kidman Australian?
Nicole Kidman is one of Australia's best known movie actresses, an Oscar winner and a Companion of the Order of Australia.

Australian Postcodes
For those used to the American postal system, Australian postcodes are the equivalent of American zip codes.

Smoking on Queensland Beaches: New Law Bans Smoking on Patrolled Beaches
Queensland law which started to be enforced on March 31, 2005, bans smoking on patrolled Queensland beaches, with smokers subject to on-the-spot fines.

Phar Lap - Legendary Australian Racehorse
Phar Lap is Australia's legendary racehorse who raced 51 times for 37 wins, three seconds and two thirds and died in North America under mysterious circumstances in 1932.

Darwin Aerial View - Picture of Darwin from the Air
Darwin is the capital of Australia's Northern Territory and the country's northernmost capital city.

Northern Territory Pictures - Australia
Australia's Northern Territory in Pictures

Northern Territory Pictures - Australia
Australia's Northern Territory in Pictures

Australian Wildlife
There is a variety of Australian wildlife, from kangaroos, koalas and kookaburras to bilbies, boobie birds, bottlenose dolphins and brolgas. Here are some of the animals and birds of Australia.

Kea - Picture
The kea is a colorful native New Zealand parrot found in many parts of the country.

Australian Wildlife
There is a variety of Australian wildlife, from kangaroos, koalas and kookaburras to bilbies, boobie birds, bottlenose dolphins and brolgas. Here are some of the animals and birds of Australia.

Australian Wildlife
There is a variety of Australian wildlife, from kangaroos, koalas and kookaburras to bilbies, boobie birds, bottlenose dolphins and brolgas. Here are some of the animals and birds of Australia.

Kiwi Picture
The kiwi is a flightless usually nocturnal New Zealand bird and a national symbol, with New Zealanders often referred to as

Seal Pup - Picture
This seal pup was photographed in the Otago Peninsula not too far from the city of Dunedin on the South Island of New Zealand.

Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
Darling Harbour is a place of many attractions and lies within walking distance of Sydney city centre.

Avalon Beach - Sydney Beaches
Avalon Beach lies between two headlands in Sydney's Northern Beaches just east of, and a short walk from, Barrenjoey Rd.

Adelaide by Night - Your Photo Gallery - Pick of the Pics
Adelaide by Night ... photo taken in Adelaide, South Australia, at Elder Park along the River Torrens

New Zealand Maps
New Zealand Maps

Daydream Island - Queensland Islands - Islands in the Sun
Daydream Island is one of the smaller islands in the Whitsundays with resort accommodation and facilities for guests and daytrippers.

Queensland Islands - Islands in the Sun
A number of Queensland islands along the Australian east coast, many of them part of the Great Barrier Reef, are popular holiday and daytrip destinations. Drive along the coast and you'll find jump-off points to these islands in the sun.

Sydney in Seven Days
A guide for first-time visitors to Sydney

Vivid Sydney Festival
Vivid Sydney is an annual Sydney festival of music and light displays, as well as of conferences and seminars on ideas and creativity.

St Patrick's Day Parade in Sydney
Irish Australians (and Aussies of Irish descent a number of generations removed) make up a substantial sector of the Australian population. So it is no surprise that Irish traditions and customs pervade much of Australian life. In Sydney, strong manifestations of this culture are evident in the festivities surrounding St Patrick's Day.

Sydney Wildlife World in Pictures
Here are pictures of Sydney Wildlife World at Darling Harbour.

Sydney Wildlife World in Pictures
Here are pictures of Sydney Wildlife World at Darling Harbour.

Chinese Dragon at the Chinese New Year Festival in Sydney
The Chinese dragon is a feature of Sydney celebrations for the Chinese New Year.

Chinese New Year Festival in Sydney
Sydney celebrates the Chinese New Year with a festival each year.

Uluru, National Territory, Australia
Uluru is among Australia's unique landscape and seascape features which create an amazing Australia.

Australia Pictures
Australia's unique landscapes and seascapes are the subject of pictures in this photo gallery.

Where Is Australia Zoo?
Australia Zoo, made famous by Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, is located in the Queensland town of Beerwah on the lower Sunshine Coast, southwest of Caloundra.

Makybe Diva - Winner of Three Melbourne Cups
Makybe Diva is the seven-year-old mare (at the time of the 2005 Melbourne Cup) who entered the Australian horse racing record books by being the first racehorse to win three consecutive Melbourne Cup races (2003, 2004, 2005).

Australian Parliament House - Canberra Pictures
The Australian Parliament House most typifies the nation's capital, seat of Australia's federal government.

Canberra Pictures - Images of Canberra
Canberra, capital of Australia, is in the Australian Capital Territory, roughly between the cities of Sydney and Melbourne.

Southgate Riverside Walk - Melbourne Southbank
After crossing Princes Bridge south over the Yarra River, take the steps down to Princess Walk which leads into the Southgate Promenade. You can walk west along the river bank through shops and restaurants all the way to the Crown Entertainment Complex and, past the Spencer St bridge, to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Melbourne Southbank
Across the Yarra River from the Melbourne city centre is that area of arts and entertainment venues that is Southbank with its galleries, theatres, restaurants, casino, cinemas and a variety of shops, with promenades running by the river.

Getting to Federation Square
Federation Square sits beside Flinders St Station along the Yarra River.

Get to the Blue Mountains
How to get to the Blue Mountains from Sydney by road.

Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Opera House is not only a distinctive Sydney landmark but has also become an iconic symbol of the city itself.

Sydney Landmarks
Sydney landmarks are not only distinctive structures on the Sydney urban landscape but also assist visitors and newcomers to the city to find their bearings.

Australian Museums and Art Galleries
Australian museums and art galleries are repositories of art, artefacts, and historic and cultural items and collections

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Paihia to Poupou
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with P.

See Melbourne in One Day
a simple how to on exploring melbourne in one day

Ned Kelly Movie Trailer
Trailer of the movie Ned Kelly directed by Gregor Jordan and starring Heath Ledger

Questacon Virtual Tour
The Questacon Virtual Tour provides panoramic views of the science museum in Canberra.

Great Barrier Reef Coral - Underwater Wonderland
The multi-colored coral formations of the Great Barrier Reef comprise living polyps of the family Coelenterata.

Sydney Bridgeclimb - Climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Bridgeclimb provides an opportunity for a conducted climb up to the top arch of Sydney Harbour Bridge for panoramic bird's-eye views of city and harbour.

Cairns Regional Map
Cairns, in far north Queensland, is accessed from Brisbane on the Bruce Highway and from the hinterland on the Kennedy Highway.

Capricorn Caves - Cathedral Cave - Queensland Australia
Capricorn Caves are a premier Nature-based attraction in central Queensland in the region around the city of Rockhampton, and its popular main subterranean complex leading to Cathedral Cave is wheelchair-accessible.

Story Bridge Climb - Brisbane Queensland Australia
In 2005 Brisbane's Story Bridge was opened for bridge climbs, one of only four bridges in the world, at last count, to allow people to climb to the top of the bridge.

1770 - It's Always 1770 in This Queensland Town
1770 is probably the only place in the world with numerals for a name. It's a town and it's in Queensland along what is known as the Discovery Coast between the cities of Gladstone and Bundaberg north of the state capital of Brisbane.

Cable Beach - Camel Treks on Cable Beach
Cable Beach camel treks are a popular activity on the beach northwest of Broome.

Staircase to the Moon - Climb the Staircase to the Moon in Broome
The Staircase to the Moon is a coastal phenomenon in Broome, Western Australia.

Buloke
The buloke is a leafless casuarina or sheoak tree growing to some 15 metres with fine, twisted, grey-green branchlets and woody cones belonging to the genus Allocasuarina and generally found in eastern Australia.

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Balmain Bug
The balmain bug, also known as butterfly fan lobster, is a species of slipper lobster found in shallow waters in Australia.

Stringybark
The stringybark is an Austrlian gum tree belonging to a group of species of the genus Eucalyptus with a tough fibrous bark.

Baz Luhrmann - Celebrated Australian Movie Director
Baz Luhrmann is one of Australia's best known movie directors achieving prominence with his much-awarded films Strictly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge and Australia.

How to Get to the Sydney Opera House
Here's how to get to the Sydney Opera House on foot or by car, train, bus, taxi, water taxi, ferry.

Stromatolites - Hamelin Pool, Shark Bay, Western Australia
Stromatolites found at their most diverse and in great abundance at Hamelin Pool, Shark Bay, Western Australia, may look like rocks but they are in fact living things, believed to be the oldest living organisms on earth.

Driving in Australia - What You Need to Know
If you come from a country where you drive on the right, learn to drive on the left. There are several things you need to remember when driving in Australia.

Driving in Australia - What You Need to Know
If you come from a country where you drive on the right, learn to drive on the left. There are several things you need to remember when driving in Australia.

Bilby - Picture
The bilby is an Australian nocturnal marsupial found mainly in the north of the continent.

Richmond Bridge - Richmond Tasmania
Australia's oldest bridge was built over Tasmania's Coal River from 1823 to 1825 and was used for the moment of military police and convicts between Hobart and Port Arthur.

Aerial View - Darling Harbour Attractions - Sydney - Australia
This view of Darling Harbour looks toward its southern end with Cockle Bay spanned by Pyrmont Bridge, now open solely to pederstrian traffic and the overhead monorail.

Top o' the Morning - St Patrick's Day in Sydney
Irish Australians (and Aussies of Irish descent a number of generations removed) make up a substantial sector of the Australian population. So it is no surprise that Irish traditions and customs pervade much of Australian life. In Sydney, strong manifestations of this culture are evident in the festivities surrounding St Patrick's Day.

Golden Wattle, Acacia pycnantha, Australia's National Flower
The golden wattle is Australia's national flower.

Snorkeling at The Basin, Rottnest Island, Western Australia
Snorkeling at The Basin, Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Waitomo Hotels and Other Accommodation
Waitomo Hotels and Other Accommodation

Australian Sightseeing - Attractions, Destinations
Australia is such a vast country, a whole continent in fact, that simply sightseeing may need a more ordered approach to each Australian state and territory and its own unique attractions.

New Zealand Travel
New Zealand travel encompasses the country's many popular destinations, its natural attractions, its people, and a host of activities of interest to visitors, from Cape Reinga in the north, down to Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Queenstown, Milford Sound and Stewart Island.

New Zealand Sightseeing: Attractions, Destinations
New Zealand sightseeing has an advantage in that the country's myriad attractions lie close together it's really quite possible to tour the whole country in a limited time.

New South Wales Sightseeing: Attractions, Destinations
Information and resources pertaining to sightseeing in Sydney and New South Wales

Victoria Sightseeing: Attractions, Destinations
Information and resources pertaining to sightseeing in Melbourne and other areas of Victoria including Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, Grampians, Sovereign Hill, Ballarat.

Maori Life and Culture
Information and resources pertaining to Maori life, culture, history

New Zealand Cities and Towns
From the towns of the Bay of Islands in the north to Dunedin in the south, New Zealand offers the visitor a variety of attractions.

Australian Capital Territory Sightseeing: Attractions, Destinations
Information and resources pertaining to sightseeing in Canberra and other parts of the Australian Capital Territory

Northern Territory Sightseeing: Attractions, Destinations
Information and resources pertaining to sightseeing in Darwin and other areas of the Northern Territory, Australia, such as Uluru, Alice Springs, Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Darwin, Katherine Gorge.

New Zealand Attractions
Geysers, glaciers and a host of natural wonders and other attractions make New Zealand a desirable place to visit.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index
This is an index of New Zealand topics, subjects, features, articles, facts and other information on this site listed alphabetically.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Taupo to Tuatara
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with letter T.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Mansfield House to Mt Cook
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with M.

Queensland Sightseeing: Attractions, Destinations
Information and resources pertaining to sightseeing in Brisbane and other areas of Queensland, Australia, including the Great Barrier Reef, Gold Coast, Darling Downs, Noosa.

Australian Capital Territory Pctures - Australia
Pictures from Canberra and other parts of the Australian Capital Territory exhibit a panorama of the land and its people

Images of Australia
From Australia's tropical north to the rain-swept forests of Tasmania, Australia's images take you on a visual tour of the continent

Melbourne Sightseeing - Melbourne Activities and Attractions
Melbourne activities and attractions - What to see and do in Melbourne

Melbourne Attractions: What to See and Do in Melbourne
Discover Melbourne's many attractions for what to see and do in this Victoria capital.

New Zealand Adventure, Sports and Leisure Activities
From bungy jumping to zorbing to the more traditional activities of skiing and tramping, New Zealand offers the outdoors person a host of choices

New Zealand Dining and Restaurants
Experience New Zealand dining at New Zealand's many restaurants, bistros, cafes, bars, resorts, hotels

Images of New Zealand
A vast panorama of New Zealand attractions and destinations give a glimpse into Lord of the Rings country.

New Zealand Maps
New Zealand maps show the geographical location of New Zealand's major cities, towns and regions and relative distances from one another.

New Zealand Museums and Art Galleries
New Zealand museums and art galleries are repositories of art, artefacts, and historic and cultural items and collections

New South Wales Pictures - Australia
Pictures and images from Sydney and other parts of New South Wales exhibit a panorama of the land and its people

Images of the Northern Territory
Pictures and images from Darwin, Alice Springs and other parts of the Northern Territory exhibit a panorama of the land and its people

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Abel Tasman National Park to Avon River
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with A.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Barbadoes St Cemetery to Bungy Jumping
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with B.

New Zealand Alphetical Index: Canterbury Museum to Colombo St
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with C.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Dining to Dunedin
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New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Events to Ex Tenebris Lux
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with E.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Fast Facts to Fountain
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with F.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Getting a Visa to Glaciers of the West Coast
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with G.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Haka to How to
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with H.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Islands
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with I.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: John Robert Godley Monument
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New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Kaikoura to Kiwi
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New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Labor Day to the Lure of New Zealand
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with L.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: New Regent St to North Island
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with N.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Olympic Medal Winners to One-Tree Hill
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New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Queen's Birthday to Queenstown
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New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Robert McDougall to Russell
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New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Seal Pup to Stewart Island
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Underground River Rafting
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with U.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Victoria Bridge to Visit New Zealand
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New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Waitangi to Whales at Kaikoura
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with W.

New Zealand Alphabetical Index: Xena to Zorbing
Find the New Zealand information you need with this alphabetical index of onsite information on words, phrases and subjects starting with X, Y or Z.

Queensland Pictures - Australia
Pictures and images from Brisbane, Gold Coast and other parts of Queensland exhibit a panorama of the land and its people

South Australia Pictures - Australia
Pictures and images from Adelaide and other parts of South Australia exhibit a panorama of the land and its people

South Australia Sightseeing: Attractions, Destinations
Information and resources pertaining to sightseeing in Adelaide and other areas of South Australia including Barossa Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula, Kangaroo Island, Adelaide Hills, Murray River region.

South Island Sightseeing: Attractions: Destinations
Fly in to Christchurch or Queenstown for your South Island visit or take the ferry from the North Island (or fly if you want to) and tour the island from Marlborough Sounds in the north to Stewart Island in the south.

Sydney Sightseeing - What to See and Do in Sydney
Sydney activities and attractions - What to see and do in Sydney

Sydney Pictures: Images of Sydney
Photo galleries of places and events in and around Sydney.

Tasmania Pictures - Australia
Pictures and images from Hobart and other parts of Tasmania exhibit a panorama of the land and its people

Tasmania Sightseeing: Attractions, Destinations
Information and resources pertaining to sightseeing in Hobart and and other areas of Tasmania, Australia, including Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Mountain, Port Arthur, Freycinet national park.

Victoria Pictures - Australia
Pictures and images from Melbourne and other parts of Victoria exhibit a panorama of the land and its people

Victoria Pictures - Australia
Pictures and images from Perth and other parts of Western Australia exhibit a panorama of the land and its people

Western Australia Sightseeing: Attractions, Destinations
Information and resources pertaining to sightseeing in Perth and other areas of Western Australia including Perth, Fremantle, Monkey Mia, Bungle Bungles, Ningaloo Reef.

Sydney Sightseeing: Discover Sydney Attractions
Go sightseeing in Sydney and discover Sydney sights and attractions from the heart of the city to the outer suburbs.

North Island Sightseeing: Attractions, Destinations
A large number of visitors to New Zealand fly in through Auckland, so it's natural for them to proceed to a tour of North Island, up to Cape Reinga in the north via the Bay of Islands and down to the nation's capital, Wellington, in the south.

Australia Travel - Long User Review
Long User Review document index for the About.com Australia Travel GuideSite

Koala - Get Close to a Koala
You'll find the koala in its natural habitat among the gum trees, and in zoos and wildlife parks throughout the country.

Koala - Get Close to a Koala
You'll find the koala in its natural habitat among the gum trees, and in zoos and wildlife parks throughout the country.

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Bill Condon is an Australian author, playwright, poet and for some period of time a journalist.

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