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Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017 list - South Australia makes the cut

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017 list - South Australia makes the cut | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Lonely Planet’s travel experts reveal the world's best regions to visit in 2017. Making the cut at number five, is Australia's very own South Australia - stated as offering the coolest mix of brilliant wine country, abundant produce festivals, stark and stunning tracts of picturesque Australian outback and crowd-free beaches. The Queen Mary 2 is putting South Australia on her travel list in 2017, choosing to dock not only its artistic capital, Adelaide, but also taking in the rustic charms of Kangaroo Island. Click here to find out more.

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Great Barrier Reef ranks second on Lonely Planet’s Top 500

Great Barrier Reef ranks second on Lonely Planet’s Top 500 | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Queensland's Great Barrier Reef has been ranked second on Lonely Planet’s list of the 500 Best Places in the World. Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel List has ranked the Great Barrier Reef among the world's must see places, beating the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal in India and the Grand Canyon in the US. The only place judged more impressive was Cambodia's Temples of Angkor. The list was compiled from all the highlights found in every Lonely Planet guidebook over the last 40 years. Everyone in the Lonely Planet community was then asked to vote on their top 20 sights, and the list of 500 was created based on those that received the most votes. In addition to the Great Barrier Reef, nine other Australian attractions made the Ultimate Travel List. Find out more.

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Making the most of your Australian Working Holiday Visa

Making the most of your Australian Working Holiday Visa | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Lonely Planet has collated a list of tips to help consumers avoid the pitfalls and enjoy more of the benefits from undertaking a Working Holiday in Australia. Most people aged 18 to 30 from eligible countries can apply for the Australian Working Holiday Visa, allowing them to work while they travel in Australia for one to two years. The visa enables consumers to work for the same amount of money as an Australian worker, with the same rights. Click here to read the full article.

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Tasmania featured in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2015

Tasmania featured in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2015 | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Lonely Planet has unveiled its picks for the top ten cities, regions and countries, forming part of its Best in Travel list for 2015. Australia's Tasmania is featured at number four as a top destination region. The island state already contains a lifetime’s worth of adventures but in 2015 the second stretch of the Three Capes Track will open.


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Port Arthur Tasmania's curator insight, October 20, 2014 5:21 PM

The Three Capes Track is adjacent to the Port Arthur Historic Site - so double the reason to come and explore Tasmania's nature and heritage.

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Lonely Planet rates Australia sixth best destination in 2016

Lonely Planet rates Australia sixth best destination in 2016 | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Australia's unique indigenous tourism experiences have helped to catapult the country into Lonely Planet’s top 10 travel destinations for 2016. The guide book has anointed Australia as the sixth most desirable place to visit next year and is full of praise for everything Australian from Fremantle and Melbourne to Taronga Zoo sleep-outs, burgers and bunyips. Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2016 said next year was shaping up as a defining one for Australia's key wilderness areas, making the flight Down Under from many parts of the world well worth it. Australia's high ranking will help convert the country's strong appeal to travellers into actual visits. Lonely Planet determined its lists from ideas submitted by its network of travellers, bloggers and tweeters, which then ranked destinations based on topicality, excitement, value and X-factor. Find out more.

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Golan's Moving & Storage's curator insight, October 28, 2015 12:02 PM

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Best Indigenous tourism experiences in Australia's Top End

Best Indigenous tourism experiences in Australia's Top End | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Australia's Top End offers a unique opportunity to discover, explore and interact with Australian Indigenous culture. It encompasses a massive sweep of the country from Cape York in Queensland, through to the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The area was settled by Australia's Aboriginal peoples at least 50,000 years ago. Lonely Planet has collated the best Indigenous tourism experiences in Australia's Top End. Examples include:


  • Kakadu National Park
  • Arnhem Land
  • Katherine
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Halls Creek


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Lonely Planet's top new travel experiences for 2015

Lonely Planet's top new travel experiences for 2015 | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Lonely Planet's destination gurus have scoured the globe to find new attractions for its New in Travel (free) eBook. Its top picks include exploring the inside of an ice cap in Iceland, star-gazing in Australia's outback and zip-lining over lush valleys in Taiwan. Closer to home, the second stage of the Three Capes Track coastal walk on Australia's Tasman Peninsula is set to open in late 2015. The world-class, multi-day experience, up to 82km in length when fully complete, will feature hut accommodation and a boat-based element, showcasing the area's stunning scenery. What will set this track apart from the many multi-day hikes in Australia will be the standard of public facilities available - the walk will include huts at up to three sites with mattresses and cooking facilities. Click here to download the free eBook.

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