Explore the bustling, cosmopolitan playground of Sydney or dive in to a wonderland of coral gardens and colorful sea life. Discover an adventure-lover’s paradise with Moon Sydney & The Great Barrier Reef. Inside you’ll find:
Strategic itineraries ranging from five days to two weeks, with ideas for divers, wildlife enthusiasts, beachgoers, history buffs, families with kids, and more
The top sights and unique experiences: See the iconic Sydney Opera House, stroll past the ferries crisscrossing the harbor, and get a feel for Sydney’s history at The Rocks. Learn to surf at Bondi Beach or stroll along the pine tree-lined promenade at Manly Beach. Get up close and personal with the animals at Taronga Zoo, snorkel and dive the Great Barrier Reef, spot crocodiles on the Daintree River, or take a cablecar ride above the rainforest’s canopy in Kuranda. Indulge in a four-course meal with stunning harbor views at Quay, sample fresh oysters, or feast on a casual meal beachside after a long day of swimming and exploring
Honest advice on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay from expert traveler Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey
Detailed maps and full-color photos throughout
Background information on health and safety, the landscape, history, and culture, plus a 30-page guide to Australia’s diverse wildlife, including koalas, kangaroos, and platypuses
Full coverage of Sydney, the Southern Reef, Townsville and nearby islands, Cairns, Port Douglas, and more
With Moon Sydney’s expert advice and local insight, you can have the trip of a lifetime.
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