Melbourne, Australia - Melbourne, Australia 50 days trip

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Melbourne, Australia

4 nights Mon. Aug 24-Fri. Aug 28

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Albury, Australia

2 nights Fri. Aug 28-Sun. Aug 30

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Orange, Australia

2 nights Sun. Aug 30-Tue. Sep 01

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Katoomba, Australia

2 nights Tue. Sep 01-Thu. Sep 03

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Sydney, Australia

5 nights Thu. Sep 03-Tue. Sep 08

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Port Macquarie, Australia

2 nights Tue. Sep 08-Thu. Sep 10

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Coffs Harbour, Australia

2 nights Thu. Sep 10-Sat. Sep 12

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Alice Springs, Australia

2 nights Sat. Sep 12-Mon. Sep 14

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Perth, Australia

4 nights Mon. Sep 14-Fri. Sep 18

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Port Douglas, Australia

5 nights Fri. Sep 18-Wed. Sep 23

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Cairns, Australia

4 nights Wed. Sep 23-Sun. Sep 27

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Townsville, Australia

5 nights Sun. Sep 27-Fri. Oct 02

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Gold Coast, Australia

3 nights Fri. Oct 02-Mon. Oct 05

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Toowoomba, Australia

2 nights Mon. Oct 05-Wed. Oct 07

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Brisbane, Australia

4 nights Wed. Oct 07-Sun. Oct 11

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Melbourne, Australia

1 night Sun. Oct 11-Mon. Oct 12

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Things to do in and around Melbourne

  • Maelstromic Melbourne
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  • Aquarium
  • royal botanic gardens in melbourne - 25
  • 12A reversing towards Belgrave station on the Puffing Billy Railway
  • View from Yarra Yering
  • Federation Square @ Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • ACMI, Federation Square
  • Queen Victoria Markets
  • Melbourne: The Shrine of Remembrance
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  • Phillip Island
  • melbourne walk
  • Fountain in the moat
  • National Sports Museum
  • Melbourne flirtatious expressions-Victorian Arts Centre
  • Ballarat From Black Hill Lookout
  • Geelong Waterfront
  • Melbourne museum
  • St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne
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  • Her Majesty's Theatre
  • Saint Patrick Cathedral
  • Old Melbourne Gaol
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  • Ian Potter Centre, Melbourne
   
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Melbourne

Australia, Victoria region

FoodCultureBeachesNight lifeHistoric4 nightsMon. Aug 24 - Fri. Aug 28

Australia's cultural capital features a laid back charm, with trendy cafes, sprawling parks, and a great art and music scene.

Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia. The metropolis is located on the large natural bay of Port Phillip and expands into the hinterlands towards the Dandenong and Macedon mountain ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. Founded by free settlers from the British Crown colony of Van Diemen's Land on 30 August 1835, in what was then the colony of New South Wales, it was incorporated as a Crown settlement in 1837. It was named "Melbourne" by the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Richard Bourke, in honour of the British Prime Minister of the day, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne.
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Things to do in and around Albury

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  • Albury Park, Surrey
  • Botanic Gardens
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  • St. Falls ski lodge
  • Dorothy at Albury
   
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Albury

Australia, New South Wales region

NatureActive2 nightsFri. Aug 28 - Sun. Aug 30

A great base for exploring the surrounding nature, this town offers a balance between colonial and modern architecture.

Albury is a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia. Central Albury comprises the central business district, with Dean Street forming the axis of the main shopping district. A cultural precinct is centred on QE2 Square, including the Albury Library Museum, Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury Performing Arts Centre and Murray Conservatorium. The region surrounding Albury provides a variety of tourist attractions, including the wine region around Rutherglen, the historic goldfield towns of Beechworth and Yackandandah, Lake Hume, the forests and mountains of the Great Dividing Range and slightly further afield are the snowfields Falls Creek and Mount Hotham.
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Things to do in and around Orange

  • Orange. NSW
  • The Western Stores (1849)
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  • Lake Canobolas
  • Jenolan Cave
  • Govetts Leap Lookout
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  • Grose Valley #3
  • Blackheath
   
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Orange

Australia, New South Wales region

Food2 nightsSun. Aug 30 - Tue. Sep 01

Located at the base of an inactive volcano, Orange is home to wineries, famous restaurants, botanical gardens, and beautiful hikes.

Orange is a city in the region of New South Wales, Australia. Orange region is good for grapegrowing and winemaking and is home to many Wineries. some other attractions include Borenore Caves, Federal Falls and Robertson Park.
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Things to do in and around Katoomba

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  • Echo Point Lookout
  • Scenic World. Katoomba. Blue Mountains. NSW
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  • Sydney
  • Govetts Leap Lookout
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  • Three Sisters
  • Grose Valley #3
  • Jenolan Cave
   
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Katoomba

Australia, New South Wales region

NatureActiveSmall towns2 nightsTue. Sep 01 - Thu. Sep 03

The heart of the Blue Mountains, this town offers access to natural attractions, including waterfalls, rock formations, and valleys.

Katoomba is well known for spectacular mountain views and extensive bush and nature walks in the surrounding Blue Mountains. Katoomba's main industry is tourism based on its mountain scenery. The rock formation known as the Three Sisters, viewable from Echo Point about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of the main town, is the most famous feature, and attracts some four million visitors each year. Other features of the Jamison Valley visible from Echo Point include Mount Solitary and the rock formation known as the Ruined Castle. A short walk from Echo Point leads to The Giant Stairway which provides access to a number of nature walks through the Valley.
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Things to do in and around Sydney

  • Sydney
  • Bondi Beach, Oct. 2011
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  • Sea Life Sydney Aquarium - Darling Harbour
  • Dawn princess
  • Sublime Point lookout, NSW
  • Govetts Leap Lookout
  • Sydney
  • 200502 tree arch
  • Sydney at Dawn
  • Palm Beach
  • Three Sisters
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  • 吃飽我們來到簡稱QVB的維多莉亞購物中心Queen Victoria Building
  • The Sydney Opera House
  • Royal Botanic Garden - Sydney, Australia
  • Centennial Park, Sydney
  • Grose Valley #3
  • Afternoon Sun, Barrenjoey Lighthouse
  • chess players
  • Lake at Chinese Garden, Sydney - 2
  • peacock!!! @ featherdale wildlife park
  • Sydney Tower
  • Three Sisters
  • Jenolan Cave
  • Power House Museum IMG_3473
  • ANMM from Barangaroo
  • Tussaud, XIV
  • Sydney Observatory
  • Wentworth Falls 2
  • Wollongong
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  • Sydney Olympic Park 8
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  • Capitol
  • Echo Point. Blue Mountains. NSW
  • Newcastle East from Shepherds Hill
   
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Sydney

Australia, New South Wales region

CultureFoodNight lifeHistoricBeaches5 nightsThu. Sep 03 - Tue. Sep 08

Australia's most popular city offers superb beaches, amazing surrounding nature, an iconic harbor, fine architecture, and more.

The Sydney area has been inhabited by indigenous Australians since the Upper Paleolithic period. The first British settlers arrived in 1788 to found Sydney as a penal colony, the first European settlement in Australia. Since convict transportation ended in the mid-19th century, the city has transformed from a colonial outpost into a major global cultural and economic center. The population of Sydney boasts millions of immigrants, representing of many different nationalities, making Sydney one of the most multicultural cities in the world. There are more than 250 different languages spoken in Sydney and about one-third of residents speak a language other than English at home.
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Things to do in and around Port Macquarie

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  • Quick trip through Port Macquarie
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  • Haleakala National Park, HI (DSC06672)
  • Koala
  • Bellinger River at Fernmount, NSW 3
  • Eastern Water Dragon
   
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Port Macquarie

Australia, New South Wales region

BeachesFoodNatureNight life2 nightsTue. Sep 08 - Thu. Sep 10

A beautiful beach resort town on the Australian Pacific Coast, it is home to nature parks, wildlife reserves, and hiking trails.

Port Macquarie is known for its extensive beaches and waterways. The town is also known for its koala population, being the home to the Billabong Koala Park, and the Koala Preservation Society's Koala Hospital, caring for koalas injured through bushfire, dog attacks and collisions with vehicles. Beaches are: North Shore, Town Beach, Oxley Beach, Rocky Beach, Flynns Beach, Nobbys Beach, Shelly Beach, Miners Beach and Lighthouse Beach. Only Town, Flynns and Lighthouse Beaches are manned by Surf Life Saving Clubs. Lighthouse Beach is patrolled at only the northern end.
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Things to do in and around Coffs Harbour

  • Coffs Harbour Marina
  • The Big Banana - Coffs Harbour
  • Beach sunset
  • Coffs Harbour from Sealy Lookout
  • Curran Centre
  • view from dooragan national park
  • Turquoise Ulysses butterfly with wings closed in Coffs Harbour Butterfly House.
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  • Carob chocolate chip cookies with coconut and cranberries
  • Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve
  • Bellinger River at Fernmount, NSW 3
   
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Coffs Harbour

Australia, New South Wales region

ActiveBeachesNatureSmall towns2 nightsThu. Sep 10 - Sat. Sep 12

Known for its comfortable climate and dozens of beaches, this coastal city boasts a wonderfully relaxed ambiance.

Coffs Harbour, in Australia, is a coastal city located on the north coast of New South Wales. The city has a campus of Southern Cross University, a public and a private hospital, several radio stations, and three major shopping centres. Coffs Harbour is near numerous national parks, including a marine national park. There are regular passenger flights each day to Sydney and Melbourne departing from Coffs Harbour Airport. Coffs Harbour is also accessible by road, by NSW TrainLink trains, and by regular bus services.
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Things to do in and around Alice Springs

  • Alice Springs from Anzac Hill
  • Kangaroos on alert
  • Birds of prey
  • Todd Street Mall
  • Alice Springs, September 2008
  • The Red Centre
  • Aboriginal art
   
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Alice Springs

Australia, Northern Territory region

ActiveNatureHistoricCultureSmall towns2 nightsSat. Sep 12 - Mon. Sep 14

A great base for exploring the Outback, this beautiful city is known for its Aboriginal culture, music, and tradition.

Popularly known as "the Alice" or simply "Alice", Alice Springs is situated in the geographic center of Australia. The site is known as Mparntwe to its original inhabitants, the Arrernte, who have lived in the Central Australian desert in and around what is now Alice Springs for thousands of years. The town straddles the usually dry Todd River on the northern side of the MacDonnell Ranges. The surrounding region is known as Central Australia, or the Red Centre, an arid environment consisting of several different deserts.
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Things to do in and around Perth

  • Perth Skyline
  • Perth, Scotland
  • Scarborough Beach
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  • Big finale
  • Rottnest Island
  • Yanchep National Park
  • Small fountains in Kings Park, Perth
  • City Beach, Perth
  • Bridge over Swan River and Island from Bell Tower in Perth
  • Perth mint
  • PICT2101
  • Kohuna Koala Park
  • Western Australian Museum, Perth
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  • Perth art gallery
  • St Mary's Cathedral HDR
  • Fremantle
   
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Perth

Australia, Western Australia region

FoodBeachesNight lifeCultureHistoric4 nightsMon. Sep 14 - Fri. Sep 18

Enjoy the exquisite culture and shopping, as well as incredible beaches and parks of the fourth most populous city in Australia.

Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. The Perth Cultural Center is the location of the city's major arts, cultural and educational institutions, including the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Western Australian Museum, State Library of Western Australia, State Records Office, and Perth Institute of Contemporary Art. The State Theater Center of Western Australia is also located there, and is the home of the Black Swan State Theater Company and the Perth Theater Company. Other performing arts companies based in Perth include the West Australian Ballet, West Australian Opera and West Australian Symphony Orchestra, all of which present regular programs.
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Things to do in and around Port Douglas

  • Port Douglas
  • Half between Cairns and Port Douglas
  • Rainbow lorikeet
  • Town Centre, Isle of Man
  • The Great Barrier Reef - 164
  • Kuranda train trip. Cairns Queensland.
  • daintree rainforest
  • Croc Show_23
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Plage déserte sur Green Island
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Barron Falls
  • USS Blue Ridge Sailors man the rails as the ship pulls into Cairns, Australia
  • cultural performance
  • Cape Tribulation Beach - Looking North
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway, Cairns
   
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Port Douglas

Australia, Queensland region

BeachesNatureFoodNight lifeActive5 nightsFri. Sep 18 - Wed. Sep 23

With easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, this coastal town is also known for its stunning beaches.

Port Douglas is a town in Far North Queensland, Australia, approximately 70 km (40 mi) north of Cairns. The town's population can often double with the influx of tourists during the peak tourism season. Port Douglas developed quickly based on the mining industry. Other parts of the area were established with timber cutting occurring in the area surrounding the Daintree River and with settlement starting to occur on lots around the Mossman River by 1880. The town is situated adjacent to two World Heritage areas, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. Port Douglas was No. 3 on Australian Traveller magazine's list of 100 Best Towns In Australia.
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Things to do in and around Cairns

  • USS Blue Ridge Sailors man the rails as the ship pulls into Cairns, Australia
  • Cairns Botanic Gardens
  • Street
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  • The Great Barrier Reef - 164
  • Kuranda train trip. Cairns Queensland.
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Croc Show_23
  • Plage déserte sur Green Island
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Barron Falls
  • daintree rainforest
  • cultural performance
  • Port Douglas
   
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Cairns

Australia, Queensland region

NatureActiveNight lifeFood4 nightsWed. Sep 23 - Sun. Sep 27

A great base for exploring the majesty of the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is also the starting point for many amazing hikes and treks.

Tourism plays a major part in the Cairns economy. The Cairns region is the fourth-most popular destination for international tourists in Australia after Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. There is a growing interest in Cairns from the Chinese leisure market with occasional direct flights from Chinese cities such as Shanghai and Guangzhou. The city is near the Great Barrier Reef, the Wet Tropics of Queensland, and the Atherton Tableland. The Cairns esplanade includes a swimming lagoon with adjoining barbecue areas.
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Things to do in and around Townsville

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  • View from my balcony
  • Reef HQ
  • Main Street. Charters Towers.
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  • Magnetic Island
  • Crocoldile
  • Castle Hill Summit 2013 5MB
   
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Townsville

Australia, Queensland region

BeachesNight lifeNatureFoodActive5 nightsSun. Sep 27 - Fri. Oct 02

Nestled between the hills and the sea, this vibrant university town features 19C architecture, great museums, and stunning beaches.

Townsville is a city on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Popular attractions include "The Strand", a long tropical beach and garden strip; Riverway, a riverfront parkland attraction located on the banks of Ross River; Reef HQ, a large tropical aquarium holding many of the Great Barrier Reef's native flora and fauna; the Museum of Tropical Queensland, built around a display of relics from the sunken British warship HMS Pandora; The Townsville Sports Reserve; and Magnetic Island, a large neighboring island, the vast majority of which is national park.
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Things to do in and around Gold Coast

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  • Sea World, Gold Coast
  • Movieworld
  • Art Gallery 1
  • Dreamworld
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary  020
  • Wet n Wild Waterslides
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  • Movie World
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  • View from Pinnacles lookout
  • The Tree of Souls
   
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Gold Coast

Australia, Queensland region

BeachesNight lifeActiveNatureFood3 nightsFri. Oct 02 - Mon. Oct 05

Founded along a stretch of pristine beaches, this surfer town is known for its laid back atmosphere, nightlife, parks, and fun activities.

Around 10 million tourists visit the Gold Coast area every year. Tourism is the region's biggest industry, directly accounting for one in four jobs in the city. There are approximately 65,000 beds, 60 kilometres (37 mi) of beach, 600 kilometres (370 mi) of canal, 100,000 hectares of nature reserve, 500 restaurants, 40 golf courses and 5 major theme parks in the city.
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Things to do in and around Toowoomba

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  • mt. lofty lookout
  • Japanese Gardens
  • Cobb & Co Museum
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  • Brisbane
   
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Toowoomba

Australia, Queensland region

2 nightsMon. Oct 05 - Wed. Oct 07

Home to over 150 public parks and gardens, this city hosts annual festivals and features notable historic sites.

Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. Toowoomba hosts the Australian Carnival of Flowers each September, and Easterfest is held annually over the Easter weekend. Many of the city's major parks and gardens are especially prepared for the carnival of Flowers, including a parade of flower floats.
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Things to do in and around Brisbane

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  • South Bank Parklands
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  • Dreamworld
  • Wet n Wild Waterslides
  • Planetarium
  • Kangaroo Point cliffs is flooded
  • Story Bridge
  • Zen Garden
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  • Lost Creatures
  • Queensland Art Gallery
  • St. John's Cathedral in Brisbane
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  • Movie World
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  • Treasury Casino
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary  020
  • Kangaroo at Australia Zoo
  • The Gold Coast, Australia
  • The Tree of Souls
   
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Brisbane

Australia, Queensland region

Night lifeCultureFood4 nightsWed. Oct 07 - Sun. Oct 11

Australia's third largest city is a fine metropolis, boasting a great art scene, many good eateries, parks, and nearby attractions.

Today, Brisbane is well known for its distinct Queenslander architecture which forms much of the city's built heritage. The city is a popular tourist destination, serving as a gateway for visitors to the state of Queensland, particularly to the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, popular resort towns immediately south and north of Brisbane, respectively. Several large cultural, international and sporting events have been held at Brisbane.
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Things to do in and around Melbourne

  • Maelstromic Melbourne
  • Untitled
  • Aquarium
  • royal botanic gardens in melbourne - 25
  • 12A reversing towards Belgrave station on the Puffing Billy Railway
  • View from Yarra Yering
  • Federation Square @ Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • ACMI, Federation Square
  • Queen Victoria Markets
  • Melbourne: The Shrine of Remembrance
  • DSC00049
  • Phillip Island
   
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Melbourne

Australia, Victoria region

FoodCultureBeachesNight lifeHistoric1 nightSun. Oct 11 - Mon. Oct 12

Australia's cultural capital features a laid back charm, with trendy cafes, sprawling parks, and a great art and music scene.

Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia. The metropolis is located on the large natural bay of Port Phillip and expands into the hinterlands towards the Dandenong and Macedon mountain ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. Founded by free settlers from the British Crown colony of Van Diemen's Land on 30 August 1835, in what was then the colony of New South Wales, it was incorporated as a Crown settlement in 1837. It was named "Melbourne" by the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Richard Bourke, in honour of the British Prime Minister of the day, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne.
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