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Walks Tracks and Trails of Victoria

Author : Derrick Stone
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For the first time in a single volume, this book brings together more than 150 of the best walks, tracks or trails in Victoria, which can be walked, cycled or driven by the moderately fit individual. They are located in national and state parks, state forests, conservation reserves, historic parks and local government and public easements. Other routes follow state highways, old railways and gold routes, or pass bushranger haunts and back roads linking towns, historical and geological or geographical features. Most of the routes chosen do not require specialist navigation or bushcraft skills, and vary from a short 45 minutes on a boardwalk to four-day long-distance walking and camping. Walks, Tracks and Trails of Victoria covers the best the state has to offer, from deserts to coastal and mountain environments. It highlights the features of each location and encourages you to enjoy the experience at an informed level. Easy-to-interpret maps are included to help you navigate, and the book’s size makes it convenient to bring with you on your adventures.

Top Walks in Victoria 2nd Ed

Author : Melanie Ball
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Victoria offers a jaw-dropping diversity of bushwalks through areas rich in natural wonders and colourful human history. Experienced travel writer Melanie Ball has hiked every track in this book for walkers of all levels of experience. There are walks for each part of the state, including the renowned Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse loop and salt lake circuits in the Mallee region. Most of the tracks can be completed in a few hours, but there are some more difficult multi-day walks for those wanting more of a challenge. For each walk there is detailed trail information, a map and photographs that you're likely to see along the way. In this second edition of Top Walks in Victoria, all of the track information has been updated and four new walks have been added.

Walks Tracks and Trails of Queensland s Tropics

Author : Derrick Stone
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Queensland's Tropics provide numerous environments for enjoyable walking: from lush rainforests, cloud-shrouded mountains and extinct volcanoes to drier savanna woodlands and magnificent beaches on the coast and Great Barrier Reef islands. This book brings together more than 150 of the best walks, tracks or trails in Queensland's Tropics, located within the coastal strip between Rockhampton and Cooktown. Walks vary from short boardwalk strolls in the lowland rainforests of Daintree National Park to 4-6 day hiking and camping trips on Hinchinbrook Island. Other routes follow old gold miners' and forestry tracks, coaching routes, historical sites, and Aboriginal communication tracks where Dreamtime stories add a further dimension. Most routes are best completed during the "Dry" season (May to October) and walked by moderately fit individuals. * Easy-to-interpret maps and full color photos are included to help you navigate the 150 walks, tracks and trails * Routes can be walked by moderately fit individuals and do not require specialist navigation * The book's size makes it convenient to carry in the backpack or glove compartment

Walks Tracks Trails of New South Wales

Author : Derrick Stone
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* Each location is presented on facing pages where possible, so that text and maps can be read without turning pages * Photography has been taken in conditions and standards that walkers and riders will experience along the routes * Most of the routes chosen do not require specialist navigation or bushcraft skills For the first time in a single volume, this book brings together more than 140 of the best walks, tracks or trails in New South Wales, which can be walked by the moderately fit individual. They are located in national parks, coastal parks, state forests, conservation reserves, historic parks and local government and public easements. Other routes follow state highways, minor roads, coastal cliffs, old gold routes, or pass bushranger haunts and back roads linking towns and historical features. Most routes do not require specialist navigation or bushcraft skills, and vary in length from a 45-minute stroll to a 4-day, 65-kilometre camping trip. Walks, Tracks and Trails of New South Waleshighlights the best the state has to offer, from an outback ghost town and ancient lake beds, to Australia's highest mountain, coastal environments and World Heritage rainforests. Easy-to-interpret maps are included to help you navigate, and the book's size makes it convenient to bring with you on your adventures.

Walks Tracks and Trails of New South Wales

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For the first time in a single volume, this book brings together more than 140 of the best walks, tracks or trails in New South Wales, which can be walked by the moderately fit individual. They are located in national parks, coastal parks, state forests, conservation reserves, historic parks and local government and public easements. Other routes follow state highways, minor roads, coastal cliffs, old gold routes, or pass bushranger haunts and back roads linking towns and historical features. Most routes do not require specialist navigation or bushcraft skills, and vary in length from a 45-minute stroll to a 4-day, 65-kilometre camping trip. Walks, Tracks and Trails of New South Wales highlights the best the state has to offer, from an outback ghost town and ancient lake beds, to Australia’s highest mountain, coastal environments and World Heritage rainforests. Easy-to-interpret maps are included to help you navigate, and the book’s size makes it convenient to bring with you on your adventures.

Walks Tracks and Trails of Queensland s Tropics

Author : Derrick Stone
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Queensland’s tropics provide numerous environments for enjoyable walking: lush rainforests, cloud-shrouded mountains, extinct volcanoes, savanna woodlands, and magnificent beaches on the coast and Great Barrier Reef islands. This book brings together more than 150 of the best walks, tracks or trails in Queensland’s tropics, located within the coastal strip between Rockhampton and Cooktown. Walks vary from short boardwalk strolls in the lowland rainforests of Daintree National Park to 4-6 day hiking and camping trips on Hinchinbrook Island. Other routes follow old gold miners’ and forestry tracks or coaching routes or feature historical sites, rivers, lagoons, geological and geographical formations or much earlier Aboriginal communication tracks where Dreamtime stories add a further dimension. Man-made environments of abandoned gold towns, heritage riverfronts, Art Deco streetscapes and Second World War installations also feature. Most routes are best completed during the ‘Dry’ season (May to October) and walked by moderately fit individuals. Most do not require specialist navigation or bushcraft skills. Walks, Tracks and Trails of Queensland’s Tropics highlights the best the region has to offer. Easy-to-interpret maps are included to help you navigate, and the book’s size makes it convenient to carry in the backpack.

Day Walks Victoria

Author : John Chapman
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Day Walks Victoria describes 40 walking areas across Victoria with a total of 96 walk variations. For each area one walk is described in detail plus linking tracks along with a series of variations. Walks range from 6 to 21 kilometres in length covering a wide range of grades. There are walks ranging from easy outings for family to some longer harder walks for the experienced. The book is an all colour production with colour topographic maps for all walks. It also includes a 2 page key map of the state showing the location of all walks plus a 6 page Walk Index designed to aid walk selection. Gradient profiles that show climbs and descents are provided along with colour photographs for each walking area.

Hiking and Bushwalking Tracks in Australia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Hiking and bushwalking tracks in Tasmania, Hiking and bushwalking tracks in Western Australia, Rail trails in Australia, Bibbulmun Track, Heysen Trail, Great Ocean Walk, Overland Track, Gold Coast Oceanway, Frenchmans Cap, Railway Reserves Heritage Trail, Bicentennial National Trail, Great North Walk, Cape to Cape Track, Six Foot Track, Fernleigh Track, Federation Walk, Mount Solitary, Larapinta Trail, List of long-distance hiking tracks in Australia, Bruce's Walk, Riesling Trail, Fraser Island Great Walk, Toronto railway line, List of bushwalking tracks of Tasmania, Australian Alps Walking Track, Coast to Vines Rail Trail, Cooloola Great Walk, Tasmanian trail, Mawson Trail, Munda Biddi Trail, Bellarine Rail Trail, Great Dividing Trail, Newnes glow worm tunnel, Katoomba to Mittagong Trail, Yurrebilla Trail, Kep Track, Concord Foreshore Trail, Great South West Walk, Tops to Myall Heritage Trail, Hume and Hovell Track, South Coast Track, Rattler Rail Trail, Hoddles Track, Dubuji Boardwalk, Port Davey Track. Excerpt: The Great Ocean Walk is a walking trail located on Victoria's south-west coast in Australia, traversing several areas of historical and cultural significance. The track makes extensive usage of eco-friendly facilities; with Parks Victoria and tour guide operators attempting to raise environmental awareness. The Great Ocean Walk is a walking track, located 200 kilometres south-west of Melbourne, stretching 104 kilometres from Apollo Bay to Glenample Homestead, located near The Twelve Apostles, Victoria. The walk passes through the Otway National Park; with Parks Victoria providing seven hike-in camp-sites spaced at intervals of 10 km to 15 km along the track. Guided tours are offered by several operators, with the walk estimated to take approximately eight days to complete. All walkers are required to...

Victoria

Author : Mark Armstrong
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This volume offers coverage of the best galleries, gardens, wineries and festivals. It includes details of Melbourne's restaurants, cafes and nightclubs, and information on Victoria's extensive national park system, outdoor activities such as bushwalking skiing and whitewater rafting

Lonely Planet Melbourne Victoria

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get lost in Melbourne's laneways, drive the Great Ocean Road or hear the roar of the fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Melbourne & Victoria and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, literature, cinema, music, architecture, politics, sports, cuisine, wine Covers City Centre, Fitzroy, Carlton, St Kilda, Richmond, Great Ocean Road, the Grampians, the Mornington Peninsula and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria , our most comprehensive guide to Melbourne & Victoria, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travelers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.