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Describes the wilderness areas of Australia, offers advice on outdoor recreational activities, and includes information on climate, geography, food, and lodging
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The natural, unspoiled wilderness areas of the island continent lend themselves to adventure travel, from tropical rain forests to the outback. This is the first travel guide devoted to Australia's wide range of outdoor recreational opportunities: scuba diving, backpacking, river rafting, skiing, and more. Adventuring in Australia also provides travelers with information on climate, geography, food and lodging, as well as Aussie slang, and includes profiles of the author's top fifteen Australian adventures.From the Inside Flap:
evised and updated Sierra Club Adventure Travel Guide is the most comprehensive guidebook available to outdoor Australia. Exploring the island continent's unspoiled wilderness areas--from tropical rain forests and alpine highlands to outback deserts and the magnificent Great Barrier Reef--this unique resource covers a wide range of outdoor activities: wildlife photography, sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, hiking, horseback riding, river rafting, and even camel trekking. Author Eric Hoffman takes readers on state-by-state tours:New South Wales: Start at Sydney and head for the subtropical forests of New England or desert parks such as Lake Mungo, with its traces of 40,000 years of Aboriginal culture.Northern Territory: Visit Kakadu, where immense saltwater crocodiles rule. Camel trek near Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas).Queensland: Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef. Explore Fraser Island's tropical forests. Sail the Whitsundays.South Australia: Taste the wines of the Barossa Val
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Book Description Sierra Club Books, 1990. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0871567423