Lonely Planet’s Australia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Dive in the Great Barrier Reef, marvel at the unique wildlife, and hit the beach at Byron Bay; all with your trusted travel companion.
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They include the renowned long-distance journeys, such as The Indian Pacific in Australia that takes travellers on a three-day trip from Perth to Sydney, or the The Northern Explorer in New Zealand’s North Island that stretches from Wellington to Auckland, as well as those that traverse stunning scenery, such as New Zealand’s TranzAlpine train or the Spirit of the Outback in Austr
A highly personal account of a phenomenal, once-in-a-lifetime adventure that saw Bruce and his wife, Lynn, embark on a year of travel and birding across the entire continent in a camper van. Their aim was to see Australia, but also to keep a list of the birds that they saw together.
High quality photographs from Australia's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits, and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the threats to reptiles, types of habitat, anatomy of reptiles, and details of orders and families.
High-quality photographs from one of New Zealand’s youngest nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits, and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers climate, vegetation, biogeography, and the key sites for viewing the listed species.