The world’s largest alluvial nugget, the 72kg Welcome Stranger, was found in Moliagul in 1869 by John Deason and Richard Oates, who hid it for two days before concealing it in a wagon and taking it to DunollyGoldfie…
The excellent Wild Dog Winery is one of Gippsland’s first wineries. It produces a great range of wines, all grown and bottled on its 30 acres, and has fabulous views across the Strzeleckis.
Thirteen kilometres west of Gosford you can get acquainted with lizards, snakes and crocodiles at the Australian Reptile Park, and less toothy beasts such as koalas, platypuses and kangaroos.
The Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine was discovered in 1830 by a colonist, George Ranken, when he accidentally fell into one of the caves. These exquisite and unusual formations, subterranean waters, marsupial …
Werribee Park Mansion is surrounded by beautiful formal gardens, with picnic areas. Audio headphones re-create the 1870s soundscape, when the Italianate mansion was built.
The Victoria State Rose Garden which is adjacent to the Werribee Park Mansion, has more than 5500 rose bushes arranged in the shape of a giant Tudor rose.
OrganPipesNational Park has some impressive vertical basalt columns that form a natural outdoor amphitheatre.
The Allendale Gardens & Rainforest is signposted off Blanche Rd (which is off the B22), 12km south of Smithton towards Edith Creek. There are 6.5 acres of bird-filled gardens and 26 hectares of old temperate rai…
Between Kununurra and Halls Creek, Warmun artists create abstract works using ochres to explore Gija identity. Phone first from Warmun Roadhouse for a verbal permit.
This centre 255km down the Tanami Track is a conduit for artists around the area and features bright acrylic dot-style works as well as lithographs and glass. Phone first to arrange an entry permit.