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Australia Travel Essentials

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Lonely Planet Australia: The classic travellers bible to help you navigate Australia, and get tips on history, accommodation, restaurants and more

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Having a quality rash guard in your luggage will not only protect you from the harsh Australian sun, but also from anything wanting to sting you in the water.

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Australia is a BIG country – and travel times can be much longer than you had originally anticipated. Pack a kindle to help with the boredom of long journeys.

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You’ll probably find yourself doing a fair bit of walking around Oz. Having a foldable backpack is super handy for keeping your hat, water bottle and other necessities nice and accessible.


Australia Fun Facts

It’s Big!

The biggest property in Australia is bigger than all of Belgium

They Love a Beer – no surprise there

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke set a world record for sculling 2.5 pints of beer in 11 seconds. Hawke later suggested that this was the reason for his great political success.

Got Some Time To Spare?

If you visited one new beach in Australia every day, it would take over 27 years to see them all.

Nana nana nana nana Batman!

Melbourne was originally called Batmania

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