Lonely Planet Best of Australia is your passport to Australia’s top sights and most authentic experiences. Explore magnificent Sydney Harbour, see the Great Barrier Reef or watch the sunset at Uluru, all with your trusted travel companion.
Offering visually-inspiring content along with the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you, this photo-rich, user-friendly guide makes planning fun and easy. Discover the best of Australia and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Best of Australia:
In-depth coverage of the destination’s must-see sights along with hidden gems that most guidebooks miss to get you to the heart of a place
Intuitively organized with essential information at your fingertips
Eye-catching full-color design and easy-to-use layout with maps and images throughout
Annotated images that bring a destination to life
Practical planning and transport tools including a fold-out map (included in print version) that gives instant access to must-see sights to help you navigate as you plot out your itinerary
Short and extended itineraries to help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests to make the most of your time on the road
Insider tips and insights to save time and money, avoid crowds and trouble spots, and to get to know the destination like a local
Honest recommendations for all budgets
Cultural insights and background information to put top sights and experiences in context and to give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience (includes politics, culture, history, Indigenous Australia, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, wine, sports, and outdoor activities)
Free, convenient pull-out Sydney map (included in print version)
Over 35 colour maps
Coverage Includes: Sydney, Canberra, Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, Melbourne, Hobart, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Kakadu National Park and more