There’s (almost) nothing more exciting than planning your next journey. Snuggled in your couch on a rainy weekend with a map spread out over the floor and a guidebook in your hand, the adventure starts before you even leave home.
Although we provide a lot of useful information about our favorite Australia destinations here, a guidebook is still an essential travel tool. The best choice is one that is comprehensive, up to date, and also covers off-the-beaten path destinations. After a lot of research, we found exactly what you need.
Our favorite Australia guidebook: The Rough Guide to Australia by Rough Guides
It’s packed with practical information on once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Oz; from sunrise walks around Uluru to viewing Kangaroo Island’s wild seals, sea lions, kangaroos, and koalas; from bush-camping safaris in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park to exhilarating helicopter flights down the dramatic gorges of Aboriginal-owned Nitmiluk National Park.
Written by a team of widely-traveled, dedicated authors, this Australia guidebook will help you discover the best accomodiations, restaurants, cafes, shops, and festivals, whatever your budget.
You’ll also find expert background information on Australia’s history, wildlife, cinema, and aboriginal culture, and the clearest maps of any guide.