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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...

Acheron Way | Acheron

The Acheron Way is a winding scenic road that is among the most verdant mountain valleys in Australia. It runs from Warburton to the Black Spur Road at Narbethong.

Adelaide City | Adelaide

Adelaide is one of the best planned cities in Australia and the country’s the fourth largest. Colonel William Light, the State's first Surveyor General, determined both the location and plan of the city in the face of severe criticism and bitter opposition. In the preface to his Brief Journal, published in 1839, Light replied to his critics as folloows: "The reasons that led me to fix Adelaide w...

Adelaide to Clare Trip | Adelaide

A round trip to this town passes through Gawler, Hamley Bridge and Balaklava and returns through Auburn and Kapunda. A day of very varied scenery, through plains and hills can be experienced. The trip is about 326 kms.

Adelaide to Victor Harbor Trip | Adelaide

This trip of about 209 km and passes through some of the best country around Adelaide. Noarlunga is a popular picnic spot, Victor Harbor is a holiday and fishing resort, and at Goolwa you are near the mouth of the Murray River.

Adelaide to Wallaroo Trip | Adelaide

This is an interesting trip to Spencer's Gulf through northern pastoral country, wheat fields and industrial areas. With a visit to the mines at Wallaroo and excursions to towns along the Gulf of St. Vincent, the trip is about 370 km.

Alberton Town | Alberton

A typical Gippsland township, situated on the Albert River and the centre for many interesting trips to nearby towns as Yarram. In the district there is good fishing and bushwalking and in some places, notably Balook, there are fine fern gullies. There is good camping in the Botanical Reserve.

Alexandra Headland Town | Alexandra Headland

A twin resort to Mooloolaba, Mecca of game fisherman; adjoins Maroochydore and and Maroochydore. The town with its laid back atomosphere and beautiful beaches has become a popular spot for surfers. The rocky headland has some of the best surf on the Queensland coast. Swimmers can also enjoy the rolling beaches as there is a patrolled swimming area provided by the surf club. The headland has spec...

Alexandra Town | Alexandra

One of Victoria's oldest towns and well served by passenger road service from Melbourne over the famous Black Spur. Many pleasant trips can be made to the Rubicon Falls, Royston Falls, and Snobs Falls. The Sugarloaf Reservoir and the Eildon Weir, only 18 kms away, fulfil the dual purpose of irrigating the surrounding country and generating electricity to the north-east of Victoria. Fishing enthusi...

Anglesea Town | Anglesea

Paradise for the surfing enthusiast and one of Victoria's leading holiday haunts on the Anglesea River. Reached by the Great Ocean Road, it offers attractive facilities for the tourist. Good fishing in both sea and nearby streams appeal to the fisherman. A good camping ground is situated on the river in a sheltered area close to the town.

Apollo Bay Town | Apollo Bay

This lovely holiday place is reached by car through Geelong and on to the Great Ocean Road; a fisherman's paradise, as most creeks are well stocked with trout. There is also excellent Bay fishing. Campers and caravanners will be delighted with the conveniences at the many camping grounds near the Recreation Reserve on the Barham River.

Ararat Town | Ararat

Formerly a mining town but now a progressive farming centre on the Hopkins River; there is a diversity of interests for the tourist. The nearby Grampians gives opportunity for day trips of scenic beauty. An inspection of the local vineyards can be arranged. The sporting enthusiast will find golf, tennis and swimming.

Aripiles Town | Mitre

A Farming township and centre of interesting tourist country. Interesting trips can be made to Mount Arapiles, Mount Talbot and Mitre. Camping is available at Mount Arapiles three kms from the town.

Arnhem Land Attractions | Katherine

The entire north-eastern half of the top end of Northern Territory, beyond the much visited Kakadu National Park is Arnhem Land. Apart from the town of Nhulunbuy, you cannot visit Arnhem Land without special permission. Extending from Gove Peninsula in the north-east to Gobourg Peninsula in the north-west, and including the western shore of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Groote Island and the smaller of...

Axedale Town | Axedale

Situated on the Campaspe River in rich agricultural area. Swimming, fishing and bushwalking are popular pastimes. The town is within easy reach of Bendigo and many spots of general interest.

Bacchus Marsh Town | Bacchus Marsh

Founded by Captain W.H. Bacchus to whose grave there is an annual pilgrimage here. The town reflects progress and is approached from Melbourne down the beautiful Avenue of Honour. A visit to the nearby Werribee Gorge National Park is worthwhile. The shopping centres are good as are also the facilities for out-door sport. For campers there is a natural site on the river flat near the town.

Bairnsdale Town | Bairnsdale

On the Mitchell River and a paradise for the tourist. Within easy reach are the famous Gippsland Lakes and the beautiful Buchan Caves. The Lakes can be viewed from Eagle Point. Nearby rivers and lakes are well stocked with fish and in the season bushwalking is popular. Swimming, golf and tennis are available. There are excellent camping spots on the Mitchell River close to the Highway and the town...

Barossa Valley, South Australia | Tanunda

88 km north of Adelaide you'll find the origin of some of Australia's finest wines-Rhine Riesling, Cabernet, Cabernet-Shiraz, and Hermitage. Nearly 30 wineries thrive in this valley, named after the Barossa district of Andalusia, Spain. The region was settled by German immigrants in the early 1840s. The Barossa Valley is contained around the North Para River. The Barossa Valley Way is the main r...

Barwon Heads Town | Barwon Heads

Popular holiday resort at the mouth of the Barwon River with good camping ground immediately south of the town and near the beach. There is good swimming and plentiful sport for the bushwalking. There is a fine recreation reserve and a splendid golf course.

Beaufort Town | Beaufort

Situated on Yam Hole Creek and is a favoured holiday resort. The scenery in the vicinity of the town is splendid whilst a visit to Mount Cole is worth while. Sporting amenities are available for the enthusiasts.