These sites are provided for travellers unfamiliar with Australia. It
always helps to find out what a country's like from people who have "been
there - done that" before you.
General Information on Australia, including such items as States and
Territories, time zones, hazards, credit cards, banking, public holidays,
shopping and tipping etcetera, can be found
The majority of links below go to external sites. Use your right mouse button to open a new window to these sites, or use your back button to return here. NB Amazon titles will open a new window. NB: Amazon titles will open in a new window.
Australian Based Sites
Big Volcano Visitor Guide The pre-eminent
site for accommodation, attractions and activities in the Byron
Bay to Gold Coast hinterland region of far north New South Wales
and south east Queensland, Australia
Australia's Green Cauldron "...is one of Australia's 16 National Landscapes - a unique partnership between Tourism Australia and Parks Australia to identify the best places to experience Australia's outstanding nature and culture."
Bushwalking in Australia "Bushwalking is an Australian activity. You may know it by a different name such as hiking, tramping, hill walking, rambling or trekking. Bushwalking covers a wide spectrum of walking experiences in natural or green areas. A bushwalk might be a walk along a trail through urban parks or forest near where you live, or it could be a full day walk or camping trip to a national park or reserve." The site for bushwalking in Australia,
with info. for each state and territory.
CERES global "...is committed to making trips as environmentally and culturally friendly as well as sustainable as possible."
Lighthouses of Australia "Lighthouses of Australia Inc. is a non-profit organisation which aims to create a higher profile for Australian lighthouses within Australia and overseas, and thereby preserve, protect and promote their place within our history."
Queensland "...is a wonderland of adventures - and trust us - you really must see it for yourself." QLD official tourism web site.
Rainforest Way "Scenic drive routes through south-east Queensland and Northern NSW"
The Travel Doctor-TMVC "... one of the largest individual suppliers of travel medicine services in Australia."
Visit NSW The visitor site
for New South Wales. NSW official tourism web site.
Atlas Adrift "A traveler on a budget. A collection of photos and stories from my past travels. As a Canadian, I have traveled extensively through my own country and I hope to branch out to the far reaches of this wonderful planet we are fortunate enough to inhabit."
Diveplanit – "...diving and dive travel information by divers for divers"