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Sydney 2000 Olympic Games - Australia's Medal Winners
Here are Australian medal winners at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games held from September 15 to October 1, 2000.
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.
Summer in Australia - December, January, February
It's summer in Australia when it's winter in the northern hemisphere.
Novotel Rockford Darling Harbour Sydney
Novotel Rockford, formerly Novotel Century, is located at the southern end of Darling Harbour, adjacent to the Sydney Entertainment Centre and overlooking the Chinese Garden. Near Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, and restaurants, shops and attractions of Chinatown, Darling Harbour and Cockle Bay.
Australia in August
August in Australia is the last month of the southern winter but in the New South Wales Snowy Mountains and the Victorian Alps, you'd hardly know spring is just around the corner.
Australia in September
September in Australia is the first month of the southern spring and it's a season of regrowth and flowers.
Spring in Australia
Spring in Australia begins on the first day of September and ends on the last day of November.
Australia in July
July is midwinter in Australia and one of the best months for skiing and other snow activities.
St Andrew's Cathedral - Sydney Photo Gallery - Australia
Photograph of the Anglican Church's St Andrew's Cathedral on George St, Sydney, Australia
Australia in June
June in Australia is the beginning of winter which also sees the start of the ski season during the Queen's Birthday holiday weekend.
Hyatt Regency Hotel Perth Western Australia
The Hyatt Regency is a stylish, modern hotel with a nine-storey atrium, outdoor pool, indoor tennis facilities, health club and health spa, and business centre.
Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove - Gold Coast, Queensland
Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove is a five-star 247-room hotel in an integrated resort on the Queensland Gold Coast where the Coomera River flows into the Broadwater. The resort includes two 18-hole championship golf courses, nine tennis courts, sauna, spa, lagoon pool and recreation club.
Park Hyatt Hotel Sydney
Close to Sydney Harbour Bridge and across the water, but within walking distance, from Sydney Opera House, the Park Hyatt is close to the shops, boutiques, restaurants and galleries in Sydney's historic Rocks district. The hotel is located right on the water's edge.
Australia in May
May in Australia is the month before the onset of the southern winter.
The Rocks - A Blend of Past and Present
The Rocks in Sydney is a fascinating blend of past and present.
The Rocks - Sydney
The Rocks, a 19th century village hemmed in by Sydney Cove, Campbells Cove and Walsh Bay, is the Sydney birthplace of modern-day Australia.
Australia Travel Planner - Around Sydney
Plan a Sydney city walking tour, then discover new places beyond the city.
Take the Train in Sydney
a simple how to on taking the train in sydney
Kings Cross: How to Get There
Here's how to get to Kings Cross, the Sydney that never sleeps
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.
South Bank Dining and Shopping - Brisbane - Queensland - Australia
South Bank in Brisbane provides an attractive dining venue and shopping area across the Brisbane River from the city central business district.
Sebel Resort Noosa Heads Sunshine Coast Queensland Australia
Sebel Resort Noosa, right on the main strip of Noosa Heads, is close to the main beach and Noosa River, with resort suites, ater-feature walkways and terraced gardens.
Freycinet National Park - Getting There
Freycinet national park in Tasmania is within a three-hour drive from either Hobart or Launceston.
Strine and Australian Slang - Dead-Set to Dunny
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with D
Kings Cross: The Sydney that Never Sleeps
Take time to savor the Sydney nightlife atmosphere at Sydney's Kings Cross.
Aboriginal Life and Culture: Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
In tropical north Queensland, experience Aboriginal life and culture in Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, where different strands of indigenous life are exhibited, performed, and learned.
Australia the Movie - Epic Australian Outback Saga in Australia Movie
Australia the movie is an Australian Outback saga set in the years leading to the Japanese bombing raid on Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory in the early months of World War II's Pacific War.
Get to Canberra and See What's There
a simple how to on getting to canberra and seeing the sights
See the North Island in Five Days
a simple how to on exploring new zeland's north island in five days
Drive in Australia
a simple how to on driving in australia
Let's Go Australia
The pros and cons of the travel book Let's Go Australia
Let's Go New Zealand
The pros and cons of the Let's Go New Zealand travel guidebook
Food and Wine Lover's Guide to Melbourne's Bays and Peninsulas
Review of the Food and Wine Lover's Guide to Melbourne's Bays and Peninsulas.
Review of the Australia Handbook travel guide published by Moon Travel Handbooks
See Brisbane in One Day
a simple how to on exploring brisbane in one day
See Sydney in One Day
a simple how to on exploring sydney in one day
See Melbourne in One Day
a simple how to on exploring melbourne in one day
Find the Twelve Apostles
a simple how to on finding the twelve apostles from melbourne in victoria
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.
Christchurch Cathedral New Zealand - Anglican Cathedral in Christchurch
Christchurch Cathedral is an iconic landmark of the New Zealand city of Christchurch. It was severely damaged in the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.
Lonely Planet Sydney
The pros and cons of the Sydney travel book published by Lonely Planet
Brisbane Central Business District
Map of Brisbane central business district with Brisbane River running through Brisbane city
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 Wildlife - Frilled-Neck Lizard
The frilled-neck lizard is Australia's reptile emblem.
Australian Parliament House - Visiting the Australian Parliament House
The Australian Parliament House in Canberra is open to visitors daily except on Christmas Day.
Arnhem Land Map
Arnhem Land, an Aboriginal homeland sacred to its people, occupies about 97,000 square kilometres of forests and spectacular rivers and gorges east of the Northern Territory capital of Darwin.
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.
The Southern Spirit - Adelaide or Melbourne to Brisbane by Rail
The Southern Spirit train travels between Adelaide and Brisbane and between Melbourne and Brisbane.
Great Barrier Reef Coral - Underwater Wonderland
The multi-colored coral formations of the Great Barrier Reef comprise living polyps of the family Coelenterata.
Namadgi National Park - Australian Capital Territory
Namadgi National Park is the only national park in the Australian Capital Territory.
Bushwalking in Australia
Bushwalking is a popular pastime in Australia where hikers are able to get into the Australian bush to get close to Nature and enjoy an adventure besides.
Diving in Australia - All Along the Coast in Sea and Ocean
Diving in Australia is a popular aquatic activity with numerous diving sites along the coast in sea and ocean.
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.
The Passing of Maori Wisdom
The traditional extended Maori family system of whanau is at the heart of Maori culture.
Bubbling Geothermal Mud, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
Looking like huge ridged pancakes on a moonscape, the hot mud pools of Rotoruaâ€™s Whakarewarewa thermal reserve are a sight to behold.
Pohutu Geyser, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua
The spectacular geyser known as Pohutu is found in the Whakarewarewa thermal reserve in Rotorua.
Cycling in Rotorua, New Zealand
Cycling is becoming one of the Rotorua activities popular with visitors.
Whitewater Rafting on the Kaituna River, Rotorua, New Zealand
Exhilarating, high adventure Rotorua activities include whitewater rafting (also known as sledging) on the Kaituna River.
Zorbing in Rotorua, New Zealand
Zorbing is another crazy Kiwi adventure experience which is becoming one of the most popular Rotorua activities.
Outdoor Lawn Bowling, Rotorua, New Zealand
Rotorua activities include outdoor lawn bowling which is one of the most popular summer sports with New Zealand's not-so-young.
Maori Arts and Crafts, Rotorua, New Zealand
Visitors to the New Zealand Maori Arts and Craft Institute in Rotorua are able to watch craftspeople at work and purchase high-quality souvenirs.
Traditional Maori Poi Dance, Rotorua, New Zealand
Dance, such as the traditional poi dance, is an intrinsic part of Maori culture.
Melbourne's Free Tourist Bus - Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle
Melbourne's free tourist bus, the City Tourist Shuttle, is a free hop on, hop off service with stops at a number of Melbourne city attractions.
Alice Springs to Uluru
The central Australia map shows the major road link between Alice Springs and Uluru through the Stuart and Lasseter Highways.
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.
Australia and New Zealand Map
Australia and New Zealand Map
Cairns Regional Map
Cairns, in far north Queensland, is accessed from Brisbane on the Bruce Highway and from the hinterland on the Kennedy Highway.
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne - Oasis of Green at Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens
The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne feature thousands of plants from across Australia and around the world.
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.
Sydney Tower: Panoramic Views, Virtual Tours
Step into Centrepoint and zoom up Sydney Tower, Sydney's tallest structure, for panoramic views of the city around you.
Queen Victoria Building: Restored Romanesque Building
The restored late Victorian, Romanesque building that is the Queen Victoria Building occupies a whole Sydney city block bounded by George, Market, York and Park Sts.
Sydney Town Hall: Civic Centre and Concert Venue
Along George St lies Sydney Town Hall, a familiar landmark and meeting place in the city. Home of the Sydney City Council
St Andrew's Cathedral: Australia's Oldest Cathedral
St Andrew's Cathedral, on George St beside Sydney Town Hall, is the Sydney cathedral of the Anglican Church of Australia.
Chinese Friendship Garden: Winding Paths and Weeping Trees
Walk to the corner of George and Bathurst Sts and head west until you reach Darling Harbour. Walk southward to the Chinese Friendship Garden with its paths, pools and weeping trees.
Powerhouse Museum: Lifestyle and Technology
The Powerhouse Museum covers Australian social history, science and technology as well as the decorative arts sith lots of hands-on exhibits of interest to young and old alike.
Harbourside: Restaurants and Shopping
Walk north past the Exhibition Centre with Tumbalong Park on your right. Facing Cockle Bay is the shopping and restaurant complex of Harbourside.
Australian National Maritime Museum: Australia and the Sea
The Australian National Maritime Museum tells the story of Australia's relationship with the sea from Aboriginal times to the present day.
Sydney Aquarium: Clownfish and Sharks
Visit the Sydney Aquarium and walk underwater for your close encounter with sharks. Find Nemo, too.
Ian Potter Centre - Australian Art - Melbourne Art Gallery
The Ian Potter Centre at Federation Square houses the Australian art collection of the National Gallery of Victoria.
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.
The Endeavour - Replica of HM Bark Endeavour Sailed by Captain James Cook
The new Endeavour is a replica of Captain James Cook's sailing ship which reached New Zealand and Australia in 1770.
Find Thunder Eggs at Mount Hay Gemstone Tourist Park - Queensland Australia
At Mount Hay Gemstone Tourist Park, visitors are able to fossick for thunder eggs through rock and soil carted down from the volcanic slopes. The volcano, subsequently named Mount Hay, has been extinct for millions of years.
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.
Rockhampton - Regional Capital of Central Queensland
Rockhampton, capital of the central Queensland region, is steeped in the heritage of its past while looking forward to its future as an attractive, dynamic city and a gateway to the natural treasures around it.
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.
LARC Tour - Have a Lark on a LARC in 1770
Go on a LARC tour in 1770 along the coast of Bustard Bay and up the hill to the historic lighthouse on Bustard Head.
Webb Bridge Melbourne Docklands
Webb Bridge, or Web Bridge, is a footbridge spanning the Yarra River in the Melbourne Docklands precinct.
Queenstown - Go Jetboating and Whitewater Rafting in Queenstown
Queenstown adventures include jetboating and whitewater rafting.
Queenstown - Skydiving, Hang Gliding, Parapenting in Queenstown
Queenstown adventures in the air include skydiving, hang gliding and parapenting.
Queenstown - Sightseeing by Air and Other Activities
Go Queenstown sightseeing by air for a bird's-eye view of the Queenstown region.
Queenstown - Skiing and Snowboarding in Queenstown
Queenstown in winter turns its attention to skiing, snowboarding and other snow activities.
City Circle Tram - Melbourne's Free City Circle Tram
The City Circle Tram in Melbourne operates daily along a city circuit passing a number of Melbourne attractions.
Flinders St Station
Flinders St Station is not only a Melbourne landmark but also a valuable starting point for Melbourne sightseeing.
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.
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.
Sarah Island Tasmania - Sarah Island Convict Settlement
Sarah Island Historic Site in western Tasmania operated from 1822 to 1833 as Tasmania's oldest convict settlement.
Etihad Stadium at Melbourne Docklands
Etihad Stadium is a sports and entertainment venue in the Docklands area close to Melbourne city centre.
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.
West Coast Glaciers - New Zealand
The west coast glaciers of New Zealand feature the popular Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers.
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.
Fox Glacier - New Zealand's Fox Glacier
The Fox Glacier on New Zealand's West Coast is the larger of the two most popular Westland glaciers.
Queenstown - Start Your Queenstown Adventure
For your Queenstown adventure, you might want to start by familiarising yourself with the lay of the land.
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.
The balmain bug, also known as butterfly fan lobster, is a species of slipper lobster found in shallow waters in Australia.
Parade Theatre - Getting to Parade Theatre
Parade Theatre, in the Sydney suburb of Kensington, is the theatre of the National Institute of Dramatic Art.
Zenith Theatre - Getting to Zenith Theatre
Zenith Theatre is in the Sydney suburb of Chatswood.
Riverside Theatre Parramatta
Riverside Theatre is the main performing arts venue in the Riverside Theatres complex in the western Sydney suburb of Parramatta.
Queenstown - Jump into Queenstown Adventures
Queenstown is the New Zealand place to be for a variety of adventure activities.
Southern Ocean Lodge Luxury Resort Hotel on Kangaroo Island South Australia - Review of the Ecological Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island South Australia
Review of the ecological Southern Ocean Lodge resort on Kangaroo Island in South Australia
Autumn in Australia - March, April, May
Autumn in Australia begins on March 1 and ends on May 31.
Bentley Suites are located in the Parliamentary Triangle, a suitable base to enjoy the shopping and dining areas of Kingston and Manuka villages, with convenient access to the city centre. Facilities include security parking, boardroom for up to 18 people, gymnasium, sauna, pool, barbecue area.
Canberra City Gateway Motel
Canberra City Gateway Motel is a low-rise motel along Northbourne St 4 kilometres north of the city centre. Restaurant, guest access fax, laundry service, pets allowed.
Crowne Plaza Canberra
Located between the city hub that is Civic and the more tranquil Glebe Park, Crowne Plaza Canberra is contemporary in design and provides luxury accommodation, conference and function requirements.
Embassy Motel is in a quiet location only minutes from Parliament House, Canberra city centre and Woden Centre. Electronic card door locks, high speed Internet access, restaurant open for breakfast and dinner.
Canberra Motor Village
Canberra Motor Village features motel rooms, ensuite cabins, two-acre camping area, drive-through caravan sites. Guest access fax, laundry, room and photocopier services, onsite parking.
Best Western Sundown Motel
Best Western Sundown Motel provides moderately-priced accommodation in Canberra's inner south, about 9 kilometres from the city centre.
Best Western Tall Trees Motel
Set on one and a half acres of landscaped grounds in the suburb of Ainslie, Best Western Tall Trees Motel is a quiet alternative to the hurried pace of city life. Ainslie is one of Canberra's historic heritage-listed suburbs and minutes to the city centre.
The stringybark is an Austrlian gum tree belonging to a group of species of the genus Eucalyptus with a tough fibrous bark.
Wildflower Season - Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne
It's wildflower season at the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Victoria, in the spring.
Oprah Winfrey in Australia
American television talk show megastar Oprah Winfrey visited Australia's major attractions with 302 of her TV audience on Oprah's Ultimate Australian Adventure.
Denison Boutique Hotel - Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Denison Boutique Hotel features high-ceilinged rooms, canopied four-poster beds, period furniture as well as more modern amenities for practicality and convenience.
Rainforest Ranch - Byfield, Queensland, Australia
Rainforest Ranch provides accommodation in self-contained cottages in Byfield, Queensland.
Winter in Australia - June, July, August
The Australian winter takes place in the months of June, July and August.
Nicole Kidman-Keith Urban Wedding
Movie actress Nicole Kidman and country singing star Keith Urban were married late in the afternoon of June 25, 2006, Australian eastern standard time, in the beachside Sydney suburb of Manly.
Isle of Palms Resort - Gold Coast, Queensland
Isle of Palm Resort comprises apartments and penthouses. Amenities include free parking, business secretarial services, car rental, audio-visual equipment rental, photocopier service.
Brett Whiteley - Australian Artist
Australian artist Brett Whiteley (1939-1992), in the forefront of Australia's avant-garde art movement with what has been described as his lyrical expressionism and lack of inhibition, was the recipient of a number of prizes and awards, with his work hanging in numerous galleries including the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, the Tate Gallery in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Travelodge Southbank Hotel Melbourne - Review
Travelodge Southbank Hotel in Melbourne is conveniently located close to entertainment, museums and galleries, public transport and shopping centres.
Adelphi Hotel Melbourne
Adelphi Hotel is located in the heart of the Melbourne city centre within walking distance of theatres, shops and restaurants. Facilities include business secretarial services, health club, health spa, and an outdoor pool.
Crown Towers Hotel Melbourne
The towering landmark that is the Crown Casino Entertainment Complex on the banks of Melbourne's Yarra River comprises not only gaming halls, cinemas, restaurants, bars, and a variety of shops, but also the 482-room Crown Towers Hotel with views to the city and Port Phillip Bay.
Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne
The Grand Chancellor on Melbourne's Lonsdale St is a traditional 17-storey hotel in the city centre close to theatres, cinemas, shopping and sports venues, and Chinatown.
Grand Hyatt Melbourne
Grand Hyatt Melbourne is a 33-storey hotel with art deco-inspired design elements in the Melbourne city centre. Facilities include business centre, secretarial services, health club, health spa, outdoor tennis, indoor pool.
Langham Hotel Melbourne
Formerly the Sheraton Towers, Melbourne's Langham Hotel is located on the Yarra River bank, with many rooms having panoramic city views. There are 387 guestrooms and suites in a building of 25 storeys.
Lindrum Hotel Melbourne
The Hotel Lindrum is located in an 1899 building of Asian-style design in the heart of the Melbourne city centre within walking distance of theatres, shops and restaurants.
Mercure Grand Hotel on Swanston
Mercure Grand Hotel on Swanston is a modern 15-storey hotel in the heart of the Melbourne central business district. Facilities include business centre, secretarial services, health club, indoor pool.
Stamford Plaza Melbourne
Stamford Plaza Melbourne is an all-suite atrium hotel in a 16-storey building located in the Melbourne city centre and 22 kilometres from Melbourne International Airport. Facilities include business centre, secretarial services, health spa, indoor and outdoor pools.
The Victoria Hotel
The Victoria Hotel is an 8-storey hotel in the heart of the city, next to Melbourne Town Hall and close to Flinders St train station, shops and business centre.
The Westin Melbourne
The Westin Melbourne is a 14-storey European-style hotel with balconied rooms and public spaces on lower floors. Facilities include business centre, secretarial services, health club, health spa, indoor pool. Multi-lingual staff available.
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.
Lamington National Park: World Heritage Area
Lamington National Park in southeastern Queensland is one of a number of national parks and reserves which comprise the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves Australia World Heritage site.
Museum Hotel de Wheels Wellington
Centrally located in New Zealand's capital city, Museum Hotel de Wheels is a small boutique-style hotel opposite the national museum Te Papa and close to the waterfront.
Citigate Sebel Waterfront Resort, The Entrance - Review
The Citigate Sebel Waterfront Resort Hotel at The Entrance on the New South Wales Central Coast north of Sydney is an apartment hotel complex well situated at the northern end of town.
Peppers Anchorage Port Stephens
Located on the water's edge at Port Stephens on the New South Wales North Coast, Peppers Anchorage lies between bush and sea and overlooks a marina. Its 80 rooms and suites have private balconies and most have views of the sea.
Best Western All Settlers Motor Inn Tamworth
Best Western All Settlers Motor Inn is one of Tamworth's newer motels, with large bathrooms, separate showers and baths, outdoor pool.
Country Comfort Inn Tamworth
Country Comfort Inn is close to restaurants, shops, art and crafts, historic sites and sporting facilities. A short walk to town centre, and 10 kilometres to airport.
Comfort Inn Hallmark Tamworth
Comfort Inn Hallmark Tamworth is close to the Golden Guitar and Wax Museum, and 2 kilometres to centre of town.
Abraham Lincoln Motel Tamworth
Abraham Lincoln Motel is located in a modern rural setting 1 kilometre from the city centre. With wheelchair-accessible common areas, laundry/drycleaning services, outdoor swimming pool.
Best Western Tamworth Motor Inn
Tamworth Motor Inn is part of the Best Western chain of hotels and motels.
Quality Inn Powerhouse Tamworth
Quality Inn Powerhouse is a boutique hotel and reception venue in Tamworth, New South Wales, with two award-winning restaurants, conference and banquet facilities, well-appointed rooms, outdoor pool, health club. Business secretarial services and audiovisual equipment available.
Quest Tamworth comprises one-, two- and three-bedroom self-contained apartments within 1.5 kilometres from Tamworth city centre. With fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities, separate living and dining areas, airconditioning, room wifi, outdoor pool.
Comfort Inn Fairways
Comfort Inn Fairways lies between Lake Illawarra and some of Wollongong’s best beaches, and is close to Wollongong city. It has 29 rooms with a view over Port Kembla Golf Course, a fully licensed restaurant, convention facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, health club, outdoor tennis facilities.
Novotel Northbeach Wollongong
Novotel Northbeach is a Wollongong beachfront resort hotel in a 10-storey building 2 kilometres from Wollongong city centre and 3 kilometres from train station. Facilities and amenities include business centre, children's programs, business secretarial services, health club, health spa, outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts.
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.
Rydges Wollongong, formerly Hotel City Pacific
Rydges Wollongong is an international-style boutique hotel located in the heart of Wollongong's central business district within walking distance to shops, beaches, entertainment centre. Formerly Hotel City Pacific, now Rydges Wollongong.
Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour
Four Points by Sheraton Darling Harbour is one of Australiaâ€™s largest hotels with 630 rooms including 45 suites. Extensive range of facilities including contemporary Corn Exchange Restaurant, meeting and function rooms, onsite catering and fitness centre.
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is a multi-storey hotel overlooking Sydney Harbour and Sydney Opera House. Facilities and amenities include business centre, secretarial services, pool, health club, health spa.
Rydges World Square Sydney
Rydges World Square is within walking distance of the city's major attractions, shopping and entertainment districts, including Darling Harbour, Chinatown, Capitol Theatre and Sydney Entertainment Centre, with amenities that include a restaurant and bar and a retail plaza in the lower lobby.
Carlton Crest Hotel Sydney
The Carlton Crest Hotel Sydney, is a 251-room deluxe style hotel. Located in the heart of the entertainment district, overlooking Darling Harbour and close to Sydney's favorite tourist attractions and all transport links.
Crowne Plaza Darling Harbour
One of Sydney's small to medium conference centres offering a selection of seven function rooms, each equipped with the latest in audio visual technology and staging equipment.
Hilton Sydney Hotel
Hilton Sydney is a well-regarded 43-storey hotel with rooms beginning on the 20th floor, affording views of the city. Reopened in July 2005 after extensive renovations.
Holiday Inn Darling Harbour
Holiday Inn Darling Harbour is at the southern end of the Sydney central business district close to Chinatown and a short walk to Darling Harbour. Restaurants, theatres and shopping complexes are within easy walking distance.
Hotel Ibis Darling Harbour
Hotel Ibis is a three-star hotel in Darling Harbour, close to Cockle Bay restaurants, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, monorail and tram. Facilities include a meeting room seating up to 50 people, secretarial services, and 24-hour reception.
Intercontinental Sydney Hotel
Intercontinental Sydney, one of Sydney's five star hotels, features panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney. The hotel comprises 509 guest rooms and a rooftop Club International Lounge.
Manly Pacific Sydney Hotel
The Manly Pacific Sydney features 218 rooms, a restaurant, cocktail bar, rooftop swimming pool, gymnasium, sauna and spa, with convention and business facilities and services. A number of dining and entertainment venues are to be found in the nearby Corso.
Manly Paradise Motel and Apartments Sydney
Manly Paradise Motel provides both motel accommodation and apartments close to The Corso and just across the beach.
Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel
The Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel is in a multi-storey building overlooking Sydney Harbour and Sydney Opera House. Facilities and amenities include business centre, secretarial services, pool, health club, health spa.
Marriott Sydney Hotel
Marriott Sydney Hotel, one of Sydney's five star hotels, overlooks Hyde Park, is on the same street as the Australian Museum and within 2 kilometres of Sydney Opera House.
Ibis Hotel Sydney King Street Wharf Review
Ibis Hotel Sydney King Street Wharf is close to Darling Harbour and the Sydney city centre.
Medina Executive Sydney Central
Medina Executive Sydney Central is in a restored heritage building with a range of one- and two-bedroom serviced apartments as well as studios and loft apartments. Facilities include a heated lap pool, spa, sauna, gymnasium, and outdoor function area.
Medina Grand Sydney Apartment Hotel
Close to Darling Harbour, major Sydney shopping centres and the city's entertainment district, Medina Grand comprises one-, two- and three-bedroom deluxe/executive apartments. Free parking, 24-hour front desk, outdoor pool and health spa are among its features.
Medina Grand Harbourside Sydney
Medina Grand Harbourside features five star serviced apartments on the eastern side of Darling Harbour close to restaurants, shops and the Sydney central business district.
Mercure Hotel Sydney on Broadway
Mercure Hotel Sydney on Broadway features 517 rooms, two restaurants, a bar, rooftop indoor swimming pool, sauna, gymnasium and undercover car parking. Conference facilities are also available for up to 280 delegates.
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour
Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour is a 525-room hotel in the heart of Darling Harbour with walkway link to Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, nearby monorail and tram stations, rooms and suites, including eight penthouses, email, fax and Internet facilities, restaurant, cocktail bar and lounge, fully equipped business centre, gymnasium, swimming pool, tennis court.
Novotel Sydney Olympic Park
The dual Novotel and Hotel Ibis complex at Sydney Olympic Park offers two styles of accommodation to suit particular budgets. The hotels are part of the Accor group. Parking is available for an extra charge.
Observatory Hotel Sydney
The Observatory Hotel is located in Sydney's Rocks district within walking distance of historic buildings, boutiques, restaurants and pubs as well as a variety of entertainment venues including the Sydney Opera House. It is located on the western edge of the city overlooking Walsh Bay and the Parramatta River with views of busy Sydney Harbour.
Quay Grand Suites Sydney
Quay Grand Suites is located at East Circular Quay facing Sydney Cove, The Rocks and Sydney Harbour Bridge in the west and Royal Botanic Gardens in the east, and within walking distance of Sydney Opera House.
Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney
Radisson Hotel and Suites Sydney comprises a variety of rooms and suites, including 102 luxury-sized rooms and suites all with balconies, health club, indoor pool, spa, sauna, gymnasium, brasserie and cocktail bar, business centre, conference and banquet facilities. Within walking distance of Sydney Convention Centre, Cockle Bay, theatres, cinemas, shopping, restaurants.
Radisson Plaza Hotel Sydney
Radisson Plaza Hotel Sydney is in a beautifully restored heritage-listed sandstone building built in the 1800s located in the heart of the business and leisure precincts, within walking distance to the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and The Rocks.
Sebel Pier One Hotel Sydney
The Sebel Pier One Hotel is right on the water at Sydney's Walsh Bay, a short distance from The Rocks, Circular Quay and Darling Harbour.
Southern Cross on Harbour
Southern Cross on Harbour is a boutique hotel with studio and one-bedroom suites, self-catering facilities, video and CD player, voice mail, data ports. At the crossroads of Darling Harbour, Cockle Bay Wharf and Chinatown.
Urban St Leonards Hotel Sydney
Urban St Leonards Hotel consisting of 101 rooms is one of Sydney's newest hotels.
Sofitel Wentworth Sydney Hotel
The Sofitel Wentworth is within walking distance of Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Museum, Police and Justice Museum, and Museum of Contemporary Art, and features 436 rooms, health club, day spa and conference facilities for up to 1100 people.
Shangri-La Hotel Sydney
Shangri-La Hotel Sydney is a 36-storey hotel overlooking Sydney Harbour and close to Sydney Opera House. Facilities and amenities include business centre, secretarial services, pool, hot tub, health club, health spa.
Queensland Cultural Centre - Brisbane South Bank
The Queensland Cultural Centre lies just south of Brisbane River in the city's South Bank cultural precinct.
Close to Melbourne are a number of different attractions suitable for daytrips.
Central Queensland Coast and Islands
The Central Queensland Coast is a region of interesting coastal towns and cities and resort islands on the Great Barrier Reef.
Gold Coast Theme Parks
Especially for families visiting Australia's Gold Coast, its various theme parks are part of the region's attractions.
Hobart, capital of the Australian state of Tasmania, is the country's southernmost capital city.
South Australia - Adelaide and Beyond
Discover the many attractions of South Australia. Start in Adelaide and head to other parts of the state.
Northern Territory Australia
Australia's Northern Territory is a land of contrasts and changing moods, from its seas and rainforests to the deserts in central Australia, and from its World Heritage sites to the towns in its Outback.
Queensland's Sunshine Coast just north of Brisbane is a popular destination of vacationers after both beach and hinterland.
A number of Kuranda attractions make this Queensland village a popular visitor destination.
Fleurieu Peninsula Beaches - South Australia
The Fleurieu Peninsula beaches along its western side are not only popular but close to the South Australia capital, Adelaide.
Sydney Pictures: Around the City
See how Sydney is in an assortment of photographs taken around Australia's premier city.
The Rocks - Historical Places and Shopping Areas - Sydney - Australia
Historic places and shopping areas abound in The Rocks district, birthplace of Australia.
Sydney pictures. Photographs of Australia's largest city.
Finding Nemo Now - Sydney's Underwater World
Try finding Nemo now and discover Sydney's underwater world at Sydney Aquarium.
Cradle Mountain - Australia
Discover the wild heart of Tasmania at Cradle Mountain, Australia.
Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania
The wonders of Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania, are just a short walk away from the city centre.
Tasmania Travels: Tasmania in 10 Days
Two of Australia's better known children's book writers tell of their Tasmania travels.
Discover an exciting aquatic wonderland at Sydney Aquarium.
Tasmania pictures, photos or images taken in Australia's island state of Tasmania.
Australian trains travel the Australian continent on east to west and north to south routes.
The Ghan started its Adelaide to Darwin transcontinental train service in February 2004.
Ned Kelly: Shootout at Glenrowan
Ned Kelly made his last stand in a shootout at Glenrowan, Victoria.
Whale Migration - From the Antarctic to Australia
Whales from the Antarctic travel north to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, usually to breed, and return to the Antarctic to feed when the weather gets warmer.
Wollongong Fast Facts
Fast facts on Wollongong, third largest city in New South Wales, Australia
Yackandandah, Victoria - Town of Strange Bedfellows
The historic town of Yackandandah in Victoria, Australia, main location of the film Strange Bedfellows, is well worth a visit for a taste of small country town life.
Ferry to Tasmania - Spirit of Tasmania
Passenger and vehicular ferry service between Melbourne and Devonport was joined by a Sydney to Devonport service in 2004. This service has now been discontinued.
Vineyards and Wineries - Australian Wine Regions
Australian vineyards and wineries provide an opportunity to sample their wines.
Wollongong, New South Wales
Wollongong, with its fine swimming and surfing beaches, is about an hour's drive from Sydney. It is the third largest city in New South Wales.
Canberra Pictures - Australian Capital Territory Photos and Images
An assortment of Canberra pictures including other Australian Capital Territory photos and images
2003 Rugby World Cup: England Wins Championship
England won its first World Rugby Cup crown in Sydney on November 22, 2003
New Zealand Wins 2011 Rugby World Cup - Background and History
Background and History - The Rugby World Cup was first played in 1987 in Australia and New Zealand.
2003 Rugby World Cup Results: England Wins the Final
Results of the 2003 Rugby World Cup: England wins the Rugby World Cup final
2003 Rugby World Cup Schedule
2003 Rugby World Cup schedule of games played in Australia
Waitangi Day is New Zealand national day celebrated on February 6 each year.
Getting New Zealand Visas the Easy Way
Holders of certain passports will find it easier getting New Zealand visas
Sydney Attractions - Australia Travel Planner
A basic Australia travel planner should take in the Sydney attractions.
Poisonous Spiders - Beware the Poisonous Spiders in Australia
Poisonous spiders pose a danger to those visiting Australia so watch out for them.
Australia / New Zealand Travel Information
Find the information you need quickly. Use Search or the various indexes on this page for information and other resources on Australia and New Zealand travel.
Queensland pictures: Photographs and images taken around Queensland, Australia
Travel deals for visiting Australia
Cardinal George Pell - Archbishop of Sydney
Sydney Archibishop George Pell is the seventh Australian to be elevated to cardinal.
Governor-General of Australia
The Governor-General of Australia is the official representative in Australia of Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia.
Governors-General of Australia Since 1901
The Governors-General of Australia since Federation in 1901
Princess Mary of Denmark - A Fairy-Tale Romance
Australian-born Mary Donaldson became Crown Princess of Denmark after her marriage to Danish Crown Prince Frederik on May 14, 2004. A son, heir to the throne of Denmark, was born of the union on October 15, 2005, followed by a daughter on April 21, 2007, and twins on January 8, 2011.
Xena: New Zealand's Warrior Princess
Xena, Warrior Princess, is played by New Zealand actor Lucy Lawless in the popular television series enjoying a worldwide following
Driving in Australia - Getting It Right
Driving in Australia means learning a few things and getting it right.
Parking and Roundabouts - Driving in Australia
There are rules to follow regarding parking and roundabouts when you're driving in Australia.
Dangerous Creatures: Watch Out for the Aussie Nasties
Australia is one of the safest countries to visit but know that there are dangerous creatures about.
Crocodiles in Australia
Crocodiles in northern Australia pose a danger to the unwary.
Box Jellyfish Danger - Beware the Box Jellyfish
The box jellyfish is said to contain enough poison to kill three adult human beings.
Stingrays - Blue-Ringed Octopus - Snakes - Cone Shells - Stonefish
Know what dangers exist on land or in the water such as stingrays, blue-ringed octopus, snakes, cone shells and stonefish.
New Zealand Visas
What you need to know about New Zealand visas
Beach Safety: Playing It Safe on Australian Beaches
Beach safety tips for playing it safe on Australian beaches.
Ninety Mile Beach to Cape Reinga - Fast Facts
Know some fast facts on New Zealand's Ninety Mile Beach and Cape Reinga.
Auckland, New Zealand: Getting Around in the City
Here's how to get around in Auckland, New Zealand.
Bay of Islands - Head North from Auckland to the Bay of Islands
The Bay of Islands in New Zealand is a premier New Zealand holiday destination north of Auckland on the North Island.
Gisborne - Discover Gisborne Where Day Begins
Gisborne, New Zealand, is one of New Zealand's East Coast holiday destinations.
Russell - Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Russell, across the water from Paihia, is more relaxed, more subdued and more laid-back than the main town of New Zealand's Bay of Islands.
Waitomo Glow-Worm Cave - New Zealand
The Waitomo Glow-worm Cave is a natural attraction on the North Island of New Zealand.
Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and a major cultural, commercial, cosmopolitan centre. In population it is New Zealand's second largest city.
Dunedin - Fast Facts About Dunedin New Zealand
Dunedin on the southeastern coast of the South Island is the island's second largest city.
Milford Sound - New Zealand
Milford Sound in New Zealand is a place of serene, mystic beauty and a most popular New Zealand attraction.
South Island, New Zealand - Five-Day Tour
Take a five-day South Island tour to see the island's major attractions.
Waitomo Blackwater Rafting - New Zealand
Blackwater rafting on the underground Waitomo rivers is a popular adventure activity on the North Island of New Zealand.
Australian Census 2001
A new portrait of the Australian population emerged with the release in June 2002 of 2001 census figures.
Ninety Mile Beach to Cape Reinga - New Zealand
Enjoy the solitude and grandeur of Ninety Mile Beach and Cape Reinga in far north New Zealand.
New Zealand North Island Tour
Take a five day-tour of the major attractions of New Zealand North Island.
Christchuch Pictures - New Zealand
An assortment of Christchurch pictures, photos or images taken on trips around Christchurch, New Zealand
Stewart Island - New Zealand
Stewart Island off the southern tip of New Zealand's South Island is an adventurer's paradise.
The Australian population of 21 million comprises a mix of cultures, ethnic origins, marital status, family structures, education, religion, and financial and economic standing
Kamay Botany Bay National Park
Kamay Botany Bay National Park is the site where Captain James Cook first landed in Australia in 1770.
Lindsay Gallery and Museum - Blue Mountains
Australia's Blue Mountains are the site of the Norman Lindsay Gallery with paintings and sculptures of voluptuous Norman Lindsay nudes.
Newcastle Location: Where Is Newcastle?
Newcastle, the second largest city in New South Wales, lies 167 kilometres north of Sydney
Royal National Park, Sydney, Australia
The Royal National Park, Sydney, Australia, is the oldest gazetted national park in the world and lies right at the southern edge of the city
Uluru in the heart of Australia is a striking rock monolith better known as Ayers Rock in earlier times until its Aboriginal name became more popular.
The Three Sisters - Blue Mountains, Australia
The Three Sisters in the Blue Mountains are a major attraction west of Sydney
Glenbrook and Red Hand Cave - Blue Mountains
Come up to Australia's Blue Mountains west of Sydney and visit Glenbrook and Red Hand Cave
Newcastle Daytrips: Where to Go from Newcastle
A variety of daytrip options from Newcastle is available to the traveler.
Sydney Theatre Reviews
Sydney theatre reviews - Mamma Mia!
Strine and Australian Slang - Fair Dinkum to Furphy
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with F
Strine and Australian Slang - G'day to Gum
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with G
Strine and Australian Slang - Jack Of to Jumbuck
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with J
Strine and Australian Slang - King Brown to Knickers in a Knot
Strine and Aussie Slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with K
Melbourne Cup 2005: Makybe Diva Wins Her Third Melbourne Cup
Makybe Diva won the 2005 Melbourne Cup, making it a record three Cup wins in successive years.
The Legend of Aoraki - New Zealand
How New Zealand's highest mountain came to be called Aoraki
Aotearoa: Land of the Long White Cloud
Aotearoa, Land of the Long White Cloud, is the name the early Polynesian settlers called New Zealand and the name by which it also is now quite commonly known.
New Zealand Pictures
New Zealand pictures: Photographs and images of various New Zealand sites
New Zealand Fast Facts
Here are some fast facts and other information about New Zealand.
New Zealand Flag
The New Zealand flag has the Union Jack and a representation of the Southern Cross against a blue field
Sydney Beaches along the Eastern Shores - Australia
The Sydney beaches are everywhere in Sydney where the city faces the Pacific.
Strine and Australian Slang - Half Your Luck to Hooroo
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with H
Strine and Australian Slang - Iffy to Irish
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with I
New Zealand Attractions
The lure of New Zealand lies in the variety of New Zealand attractions close to one another in an easily toured small country.
The Australian flag carries the Union Jack, the Commonwealth Star and a representation of the Southern Cross
Australian Words Phrases Idioms Terms Language
The Australian language includes some unique idioms, terms, words, phrases
Rhyming Slang Examples
Here are some Australian rhyming slang examples together with their meanings
Rhyming Slang Variations
An explanation of rhyming slang and its variations
Strine and Australian Slang - Earbasher to End up a Gum Tree
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with E
Strine and Australian Slang - Naughty to Nong
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with N
Strine and Australian Slang - Queer Street to Quist
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with Q
Strine and Australian Slang - Rack Off to Rubbity Dub
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with R
Strine and Australian Slang - Sanger to Sydneysider
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with S
Strine and Australian Slang - Ta to Tucker
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with T
Strine and Australian Slang - U-ee to Ute
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with U
Strine and Australian Slang - Walkabout to Wowser
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with W
Strine and Australian Slang - Back o' Beyond to Butt
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with B
Strine and Australian Slang - Cadge to Crook
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with C
Strine and Australian Slang - Lair to Loo
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with L
Australian Slang - Strine and Aussie Slang - Make a Good Fist to Mug
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with the letter M
Strine and Australian Slang - Ocker to Oz
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with O
Strine and Australian Slang - Pash to Pub
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with P
Strine and Australian Slang - VB to Vegies
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with V
Strine and Australian Slang - X Out to XXXX
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with X
Strine and Australian Slang - Yack to Youse
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with Y
Strine and Australian Slang - Zed to Zonked
Strine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with Z
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.
Sydney Opera House Opening
The Sydney Opera House was opened on October 20, 1973, by Queen Elizabeth II.
Sydney Opera House Architect
The Sydney Opera House was designed by Danish architect Joern Utzon.
Sydney Opera House Venues
There are a number of performance venues at the Sydney Opera House.
Sydney Opera House Events
What events and performances are on at the Sydney Opera House?
Jenolan Caves House
Jenolan Caves House is a 100-year-old Victorian guesthouse providing a variety of accommodation choices. Common areas include a lounge, library, games room, theatre and bar.
Echoes Boutique Hotel Blue Mountains
Echoes Boutique Hotel is a contemporary three-storey hotel in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney with 12 double suites, a guest lounge, open fireplaces and a private spa and sauna. Facilities include a restaurant and the provision of business secretarial services.
Mercure Grand Hotel Hydro Majestic Medlow Bath Blue Mountains
Mercure Grand Hydro Majestic is perched on a cliff edge overlooking the Blue Mountains' Jamison Valley. It lies close to major towns Katoomba and Blackheath and a variety of Blue Mountains attractions.
Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort and Spa
The 19th century Blue Mountains home of Sir Frederick Darley, chief justice of New South Wales, has been faithfully restored and now houses the award-winning Darley's restaurant in Katoomba. Set in two acres of English-style gardens and with views of the Jamison Valley, the adjoining 85-room country house has been designed and furnished to complement the original residence.
The Mountain Heritage Blue Mountains
The Mountain Heritage is an award-winning boutique hotel with additional accommodation including bed and breakfast and cottage. The Mountain Heritage, with its 41 rooms and suites, is a short stroll to Katoomba town centre and the railway station. Facilities include a business centre, outdoor pool, health club, health spa and game room.
Green Island Resort Great Barrier Reef
With its reef and rainforest setting, Green Island Resort is an intimate haven with just 46 suites, with opportunities for diving and snorkeling, boating, island exploration.
Palazzo Versace Hotel - Surfers Paradise - Gold Coast - Queensland
Palazzo Versace is an elegant hotel with baroque, Renaissance and contemporary (Versace) design elements with vaulted ceilings hand-detailed in gold. Facilities and amenities include business centre, business secretarial service, in-room high-speed Internet, bar, outdoor pool, spa, health club.
Peppers Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains
Peppers Fairmont Resort comprises a four-storey hotel adjacent to Leura Golf Course and surrounded by national park. Six different types of rooms are available. A variety of activities are offered.
Kingfisher Bay Resort and Village
Kingfisher Bay Resort and Village is located on the North White Cliffs on the west coast of Fraser Island directly opposite Hervey Bay with hotel rooms, self-contained villas and multi-share wilderness lodge. Boats, snorkeling, beach access, fishing, and outdoor pool are included among the resort amenities and activities.
Quality Resort Twin Towns - Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland
Quality Resort Twin Towns is an 18-story resort overlooking Coolangatta Beach on the Queensland/New South Wales border. Facilities and amenities include business centre, business secretarial service, beach access, outdoor pool, health spa, health club.
Eichardts Private Hotel
Eichardts Private Hotel in Queenstown, New Zealand, provides accommodation in five luxury suites with stunning lake and mountain views. The historic building is in a premium lakefront position at the heart of Queenstown's café and restaurant precinct, with boutique shops featuring international labels an easy stroll away.
Matakauri Lodge is set on 9 acres of native bush overlooking Lake Wakatipu, landscaped with bush-lined paths, stream and pond, and with private lake access. Room service, bar, restaurant, non-smoking rooms, health spa. A short distance from Queenstown.
Comfort Inn Kaikoura Mediterranean
Comfort Inn Kaikoura Mediterranean is on main highway at Kaikoura's northern end. Free parking, complimentary coffee, continental breakfast.
Willowbank Motel Kaikoura
Willowbank Motel Kaikoura is located in a quiet area, suitable for families, spacious units, wheelchair accessible common areas.
Australis Resort Noosa Lakes Noosaville Sunshine Coast Queensland Australia
Australis Resort lies 3 kilometres from the centre of Noosa, on seven acres of landscaped land on the shores of Lake Donella, with villas and apartments.
Holiday Inn Burswood Hotel Perth Western Australia
Holiday Inn Burswood, one of two hotels within the Burswood Entertainment Complex, is said to be the first purpose-built international hotel in Perth over 12 years, opening in August 2005. It spans over 10 levels with 291 guest rooms.
Intercontinental Burswood Resort Perth Hotel Western Australia
Intercontinental Burswood Resort, one of two hotels within the Burswood Entertainment Complex, is set in 100 hectares of landscaped gardens and secluded parklands, with business and entertainment venues to accommodate a board meeting for five to an event for 20,000.
Sheraton Perth Hotel Western Australia
The Sheraton Perth Hotel comprises 387 guest rooms and suites, two restaurants, bar, extensive conference facilities, outdoor pool, health club, health spa, and business centre.
First Australians - National Museum of Australia
Devoted to the stories and experiences of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, the First Australians is the largest permanent exhibition at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.
National Museum of Australia: Tangled Destinies
The permanent collections at the National Museum of Australia showcase the tangled destinies of Australia and its people.
Bill Condon - Australian Writer and Novelist
Bill Condon is an Australian author, playwright, poet and for a period of time a newspaper journalist.
Australian Open 2009 - The Winners
Winners of the 2009 Australian Open played in Melbourne from January 19 to February 1, 2009.
Migaloo the All-White Humpback Whale
Migaloo is said to be the only known occurrence of an all-white humpback whale, and has been compared to the fictional Moby Dick.
Whale Migration - Why Whales Travel North to Australia
Whales from the Antarctic travel north to warmer Australian waters where they breed before returning south again.
New South Wales Fishing Coast - More Information
Here's additional information on the New South Wales fishing coast south of Sydney.
Australian Garden - Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne
The Australian Garden of the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, less than an hour's drive from Melbourne, is a showcase of Australian native flora with a gallery of exhibition gardens, sculpture and displays.
Lake Wakatipu Cruises on the TSS Earnslaw - Queenstown, New Zealand
The TSS Earnslaw is a vintage steamship that evokes the feel of a bygone era when steamers and paddle wheelers plied Lake Wakatipu in New Zealand and ferried sheep, cattle and passengers to lakeside farms and stations. Regular Lake Wakatipu cruises from Queenstown are available on the Earnslaw.
Best Australian Films - Australian Film Institute Award Winners 1991-2000
The Australian Film Institute annual awards provide yearly recognition for outstanding Australian work in film. Best film awards have been made by the Institute since 1958.
Geysers and Glaciers - Aotearoa: New Zealand
Aotearoa, as New Zealand is known in the Maori language, has a variety of attractions including geysers, glaciers and other natural wonders.
New Zealand World Heritage Sites
New Zealand, a country of 268,000 square kilometres, is the location of three of the world's United Nations-inscribed Heritage sites.
The New Millennium in Australia and New Zealand: Into the 21st Century
Australia and New Zealand partied all hours as they entered the year 2000 ahead of most of the world.
Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Highlights - Australia
Here are some of the highlights of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Ellerslie Flower Show - The Ellerslie International Flower Show Takes Place in March
The Ellerslie International Flower Show, arguably New Zealand's best known gardening event, takes place in Christchurch in March.
Getting to Melbourne Park: Walk, Drive or Go by Public Transport
Melbourne Park, home of the Australian Open, is within walking distance of transport hub Flinders St Station but you may prefer to drive, or take the train, tram, bus, taxi, ferry or water taxi.
Sydney Olympic Arts Festival
The Sydney Olympic Arts Festival was held in conjunction with the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Milford Track - Walk on the Wild Side
The 54-kilometre Milford Track is New Zealand's most famous long-distance walking track through some of the finest and most scenic parts of South Island.
Great Barrier Reef Islands
Great Barrier Reef islands off the coast of north Queensland comprise coral islands, vegetated sand islands and continental islands.
Australian Centre for the Moving Image - Federation Square - Melbourne
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image, across four levels of the Deakin Building in Federation Square, Melbourne, houses two multi-format cinemas and the world's largest dedicated screen gallery.
Chinatown - Little Bourke Street - Melbourne - Australia
Melbourne's Chinatown is an area of Chinese restaurants and shops, close to the shopping districts at its western end and the theatre district at its eastern end.
Melbourne - Where in the World Is Melbourne
Melbourne in Australia is in the state of Victoria but you'll also find Melbourne in other parts of the world.
Old Melbourne Gaol - Go to Jail in Melbourne
Old Melbourne Gaol is part and parcel of Australian history where convicts were imprisoned and those sentenced to death were hanged.
Bungy Jumping in New Zealand
Commercial bungy jumping started in New Zealand and is spreading to many other parts of the world.
Lake Wakatipu - South Island, New Zealand
Lake Wakatipu is an 80-kilometre (50-mile) long, serpentine body of water formed from the melting ice of South Island glaciers.
Wellington Weather, New Zealand
New Zealand's Wellington weather can often be accompanied by strong winds.
Wellington Fast Facts
Wellington fast facts: Here's quick information and accessible resources on Wellington, capital of New Zealand.
Christchurch Earthquake - Travel Aftereffects
Travel to Christchurch has been affected by the 2011 Christchurch earthquake.
Skiing at Mt Cook - New Zealand
Experience the thrill of skiing the Tasman Glacier at Mt Cook, New Zealand's highest peak, in the South Island of New Zealand.
New Zealand Skiing - South Island
You're never too far from the ski slopes for the thrill of skiing in New Zealand in the winter.
New Zealand Skiing - North Island
The North Island of New Zealand has its share of winter skiing locations.
New Zealand Snow Parks: Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding
Skiers and snowboarders fly through the air in freestyle snow parks in New Zealand.
Christchurch New Zealand - South Island Tour - Day 1
Start your South Island five-day tour in Christchurch from Cathedral Square to the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and the Canterbury Museum.
Queenstown - New Zealand South Island Tour - Day 3
Queenstown takes pride in calling itself the adventure capital of the world.
Ninety Mile Beach to Cape Reinga: Getting There
Here's how to get to Cape Reinga through Ninety Mile Beach on New Zealand's North Island.
Arriving in Auckland: From the Airport to the City
Auckland, New Zealand: Here's how to get to Auckland City from Auckland Airport.
Auckland, New Zealand: Hotels and Other Accommodation
Here's a guide to hotels and other accommodation in Auckland, New Zealand.
Auckland Transportation: Getting from Here to There
Here are some modes of transportation for getting around in Auckland, New Zealand: Drive, take a bus, get on a taxi, ride a cruise ship, bike, walk.
New Zealand South Island Pictures - Photo Gallery - Photographs and Images
Pictures of places in the South Island of New Zealand.
New Zealand North Island Tour - Day 1
Start your five-day tour of New Zealand's North Island in Auckland, the City of Sails.
New Zealand North Island Tour - Day 2
On Day 2 of your North Island tour, drive north to Paihia and historic Waitangi in New Zealand's Bay of Islands.
New Zealand North Island Tour - Day 3
On Day 3 of your North Island tour, drive south to Rotorua for a a unique New Zealand experience with its boling lakes and thermal geysers and the continued flowering of Maori culture.
New Zealand North Island Tour - Day 4
On Day 4 of your New Zealand North Island tour, visit Lake Taupo and then marvel at the caves at Waitomo and view the glow-worms' star-strewn firmament from a canoe in an underground river.
New Zealand North Island Tour - Day 5
On your five-day New Zealand North Island tour, Day 5 means returning to Auckland for your return trip home.
Akaroa and Mt Cook - New Zealand South Island Tour - Day 2
On Day 2 of your South Island tour, you have two options you may wish to take: visit either or both Akaroa and Mt Cook.
Milford Sound - New Zealand South Island Tour - Day 4
South Island five-day tour: Travel by bus to Milford Sound and take a boat cruise for some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery.
Back to Christchurch - New Zealand South Island Tour - Day 5
South Island tour: Day 5 and it's time to return to Christchurch before saying goodbye to New Zealand's South Island.
Getting to Wellington: Choose Your Best Way to Wellington
You can get to Wellington - through a variety of choices - by air, road, rail or sea.
Ninety Mile Beach: Flanked by Forest and Sea
Ninety Mile Beach in New Zealand is flanked by the Tasman Sea on the west and by the Aupouri Forest on the east.
Gisborne: Never Far from the Water
Gisborne on the East Coast of New Zealand's North Island is never far from the beaches and rivers.