From north to south and east to west, 'Frommer's Australia 2005' has Down Under covered. Whether you're planning a weekend away or spending some time exploring, this comprehensive guide will give you the low-down on hundreds of destinations and experiences throughout every state and territory. 'Frommer's Australia 2005' will show you the best ways to:Search for beautiful opals in Lightning Ridge
Enjoy a few quiet drinks in the Barossa Valley
Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Visit an old-growth forest in Tasmania
Scuba dive along the Great Barrier Reef
Swim with the dolphins in Bunbury
Explore the magical Blue Mountains
Watch the penguins play at Phillip Island
Local and overseas travellers alike will appreciate the generous chapters devoted to each state and territory, the Top End and the Red Centre, as well as the useful chapters on planning a trip to Australia, the facts and figures detailing Australian history, people, the natural environment, and even Aboriginal bush tucker.
Personally researched by a pair of long-term Australian residents, reading the 'Frommer's Australia 2005' guide is like having a friend show you around, with the inside tips to make your trip something really special.
Priding themselves on honesty and accuracy the Frommer's writers will help you make the most of your holiday time and money. The best restaurants, accommodation, transport options, attractions, and events are all described with exact pricing, contact information and candid reviews, which are updated every twelve months. Frommer's trademark conversational tone and personal narrative style make it a pleasure to read about your destination before you even arrive.