East Coast Australia
7th Edition Apr 2021
Lonely Planet’s East Coast 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 on the Great Barrier Reef, sail the Whitsundays, and hike the Blue Mountains; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of East Coast Australia and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet’s East Coast Australia Travel Guide:
Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak
NEW pull-out, passport-size 'Just Landed' card with wi-fi, ATM and transport info - all you need for a smooth journey from airport to hotel
Improved planning tools for family travellers - where to go, how to save money, plus fun stuff just for kids
What's New feature taps into cultural trends and helps you find fresh ideas and cool new areas our writers have uncovered
NEW Accommodation feature gathers all the information you need to plan your accommodation
Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics
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