Alluring Australia

  • 16 November 2005
  • UK

Golden beaches, baked red deserts and glamorous cities, ancient indigenous history and a young, vibrant culture, Australia is a metaphor for fabulous diversity.

Author Simon Sellars loves Australia because it is “quirky and weird”, citing some of the highlights from his time on-the-road as “The Big Prawn, Byron Bay and the world’s smallest cinema.”

The thirteenth edition of this best-selling guide to the country contains everything you need to make the most of your stay down-under, with over 1000 pages to guide you through your trip.

Features include:

• 193 maps to town and country, beach and mountain – and everywhere in between including a 16 page colour road map section

• Expert contributions on the best places to eat and drink.

• A full-colour Environment chapter which demistyfies Australia’s fascinating wildlife from bouncing ’roos and half-stoned koalas to sleepy wombats.

• A guide to Australia’s best and best-value accommodation, handpicked by our troupe of roaming authors