Australia & the Pacific:
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Tourists, history buffs and television crime drama enthusiasts alike stop at the Queensland
Police Museum. Here you can learn about policing but also to try your
hand at solving the mystery set ...
Take an old-fashioned train journey through some of the South Island’s most spectacular scenery.
Based in the heritage town of Dunedin on the Otago Peninsula , the Taieri Gorge Railway
If you’re hankering for a slice of the ‘real’ Australia then the Kimberley region in the country’s remote northwest is a great place to start. Deep gorges, waterfalls, rivers, unique plants and ...
Written by Viator, May 2013
It isn’t too often that you find ski resorts on South Pacific islands. Yes, you can ski on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, although there aren’t any lifts and the conditions can be harsh. It will also ...
Written by Jeff, Australia, October 2010
If you've got a day to spare in Sydney and you have a car I'd recommend heading northwest of Sydney to visit the charming village of St Albans.
Getting there is easy as you can just drive north of ...
One of Australia’s most pristine islands is also the closest island getaway to Sydney. What is surprising is that only a few Australian’s are aware of its existence and even fewer have visited. ...
For three months during the Biennale, the city of Sydney presents artist exhibitions, artist talks, forums, performances and tours to the public – all free of charge. Editor’s Note: This ...
Forget the straight-laced, classroom personality of the typical natural
history and culture museum. The land of fossils, dinosaurs, nature
photos and Australian history is normally a daytime world ...
What started as a ploy to clean up beverage cans that littered the
streets during the Cyclone Tracy rebuild in 1974 has turned into a fun
annual event in Darwin .
The Darwin Beer Can Regatta is ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, December 2012
With the general definition of the Outback being any area outside of the urban areas of Australia ,
the Outback is composed of thousands of miles of land with no exact
dimensions. Covered in red ...
Even the sky isn’t the limit when it comes to adrenaline pumping activities in Australia .
All over the country you can throw yourself out of planes, fall off of
cliffs, and be tossed around by ...
One might consider Australia to be the land of adventure activities – well, if New Zealand
hadn’t already beat them to that title. Just about anywhere in this
country, a visitor can throw ...
Written by Emma, Australia, March 2012
Tasmania’s stunning east coast is one of Australia’s
best coastal drives. Following the main highway from Triabunna in the
south to Binalong Bay in the north, you’ll drive past cool climate ...
Written by Kyle, USA, March 2013
The subterranean Waitomo Caves are justifiably one of the most popular visitor attractions on the North Island. It’s believed that local Maori knew of the caves’ existence, although no one would dare ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
From May to December, whales are commonly sighted on their annual migration along the New South Wales coast and it is possible to see them up close from Sydney .
Seeing whales up close is a ...
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