Accommodation

AAA Tourism | Melbourne

Travellers in Australia have access to over 10,000 properties around the country which have an official star rating provided by AAA Tourism, on behalf of Auto Clubs such as the NRMA in New South Wales. AAA Tourism is owned by Australia’s seven Auto Clubs (NRMA, RACV, RACQ, RAA, RAC, RACT, AANT) and manages all the day to day running of the Australian STAR Rating Scheme. The clubs have been awa...

Bowral Town | Bowral

A prosperous town on the Hume Highway and the centre of a rich agricultural district. There are many features of interest within easy reach. Gibraltar Mountain will recall its namesake. Belmore Falls, Macquarie Pass and many other spots are worthy of a visit. The town itself possesses fine shopping centres and many outdoor sporting facilities are provided. The town stands on a portion of the orig...

Cenotaph, Martin Place, Sydney | Sydney

The Cenotaph was erected in 1927 to honour the Australian soldiers and sailors who fell in the first World War. It is built of Moruya granite. The bronze figures of a soldier and a sailor which stand at either end of the main stone are the work of the Australian sculptor, Sir Bertram Mackennal. There are three principal annual ceremonies at the Cenotaph: the Dawn Service at 4.30 am on Anzac Day 2...

Centennial Park | Centennial Park

Originally swamp land and then set aside as land for a water source for Sydney, Centennial Park opened in 1888 following reconstruction as a public park. At the time Sir Henry Parkes vision was to create a "People's Park" in which the citizens of Sydney could "take in the air" away from the Sydney town centre. The park covers an area of 189 hectares and has been designed in the Victorian period ...

Coolum Beach Town | Coolum Beach

Coolum is the largest beach side resort on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. The area is fast growing with a population of 18 000. Although visitors will always be welcome to this beautiful place, the population may be capped to preserve the resources and standard of the living in the area. Coolum is approximately 90 minutes (135 km) north of Brisbane and about 15 km south of Noosa. The resort town ...

Darlinghurst Court, Taylor Square, Darlinghurst | Darlinghurst

Darlinghurst Court is an impressive colonnaded building, an example of Greek Revival architecture. The central portion was designed by Mortimer Lewis in 1837. The Old Gaol is now part of East Sydney Technical College on Forbes Street, is open daily during the school term. Enclosed inside a massive wall, a collection of austere buildings radiates from a round house, once a chapel. Begun in 1835, t...

Flinders & Beyond Camper Trailer Hire | Port Augusta West

We are a Port Augusta based business allowing travellers to drive from the city, pick up and go to wherever your destination may be. Whether a trip to the Flinders or beyond, you're already halfway there. Why do any extra towing from the city? Save fuel costs! Basic or Deluxe rates available. Bookings in advance is a great option to avoid disappointment!

Frenchmans Cap, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Tasmania, | Queenstown

Frenchmans Cap is a prominent mountain in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Western Tasmania. It lies east of the West Coast Range, and south-west of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. The boundary of the park is about 2.5 hours' drive from Hobart along the Lyell Highway (A10). From Strahan, the park can be accessed via a cruise on the Gordon River. Those intending to...

General Post Office, Martin Place | Sydney

The General Post Office is a mounmental example of Renaissance-inspired architecture. A massive bulk of building, it was designated by James Barnet, who is depicted in one of the sculptured panels on the Pitt Street side.

Islander Noosa Resort, 187 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville | Noosaville

Islander Noosa Resort is located in the centre of Noosaville, just across the road from the Noosa River that winds its way across the sealess plains of long ago to flow into the sea at Noosa’s famous surfing beach. Along with the foreshore and aquatic activities across the road from the resort, you will discover numerous restaurants or fabulous places to just sit and enjoy afternoon tea. Th...

Jenolan Caves & Cottages | Jenolan Caves

One of the outstanding sights of the State and set amidst magnificent scenery. The caves were discovered by the convict-bushranger McKeown, and were originally known as the Bendo Caves. In 1884 they received the musical name of the neighbouring mountain, Jenolan. The Caves are the exquisite work of nature and are unrivalled for their splendour and beauty. The formations range from delicate rose pi...

Kempsey Town | Kempsey

On the Macleay River, 503 kms from Sydney on the Pacific Highway. Kempsey is the most important town in the Macleay River District and the centre of a magnificent dairying and agricultural region. Within easy reach of the town by road are the summer camping resorts of South West Rocks (30 kms) and Crescent Head (16 kms) where fishing and surfing are the principal pastimes.

Lake Alexandrina | Lake Alexandrina

Lake Alexandrina is a lake in South Australia, adjacent to the coast of the Southern Ocean, about 100 kilometres south-east of Adelaide. The Lake is located north of Encounter Bay and east of Fleurieu Peninsula. The Murray River is the major river to flow into Lake Alexandrina. Others include the Bremer, Angas, and Finniss Rivers, all from the eastern side of the southern Mount Lofty Ranges. ...

Lower Fort Street, Rocks | The Rocks

Lower Fort Street, in the western section of the Rocks area, marks the site of several gracious old Georgian buildings. Numbers 59 and 61 are particularly elegant, and so is Bligh House, number 43, built in 1833. Of an entirely different order is the Hero of Waterloo Hotel, a prestigious name for a pub that witnessed the return to sea of many an unwilling sailor through the underground tunnels th...

Mount Townsend and Blue Lake | Kosciuszko

Mount Townsend lies within Kosciuszko National Park in south New South Wales and id part of the Snowy Mountains Great Dividing Range. At 2185m above sea level, Mount Townsend is the second highest mountain in Australia. Mount Townsend is 4 km north of Australia's highest mainland peak, Mount Kosciuszko. Although, lower than Mount Kosciuszko, Mount Townsend has a craggier peak and is arguably more ...

Newcastle City | Newcastle

Newcastle is the second city and port of New South Wales and, in volume of shipping, is the third port of Australia. It stands on the southern shores of the estuary of the Hunter River, and is the outport for the produce of the Hunter River Valley. Coal was first discovered in the Newcastle area by Lieutenant John Shortland when he explored the mouth of the Hunter in 1797, and it was not long bef...

Ormiston Gorge | Alice Springs

Ormiston Gorge showcases the spectacular geology and landforms of the MacDonnell Ranges. Ormiston is probably the most colourful of all Australian gorges. The orange and red quartzite walls have been wildly fractured. The floor of the gorge is strewen with fallen boulders and rocks of every colour and pattern imaginable. The Gorge has a near permanent waterhole, estimated to be up to 14 metres de...

Princess Margaret Rose Caves | Mount Gambier

Princess Margaret Rose Caves are located in the natural bush surrounds of the Lower Glenelg National Park and is one of the most highly decorated caves in Australia. The caves are 30 minutes drive from Mount Gambier and 15 minutes from Nelson. The caves features stalactites, stalagmites, cave coral and a variety of other amazing formations. Perhaps the most unusual of all formations in the cave a...

Quininup Falls | Margaret River

Quininup Falls is an outstanding waterfall in Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, located on the south-west coast of Western Australia, 261 km from Perth. The Falls are a two km walk north of Moses Rock, south of Cape Naturalist. The waterfalls and the surrounding area are a great spot for picnics especially in early spring. The easiest access to the falls is by taking the Caves Rd towards Moses ...

Rouse Hill House, Guntawong Rd., Rouse Hill | Rouse Hill

Located on the road to Windsor and built between 1813 and 1818, Rouse Hill House is a fine example of an early Georgian building. The fine interiors are furnished with many original historic items preserved over the generations by descendants of Richard Rouse. Rouse Hill Estate This fragile property resonates with over 180 years of one family’s occupation. Explore the nineteenth century farm ...