Explore the richest underwater kingdom on earth, cuddle with a koala, sail past the world s most photographed opera house, gaze over the rain forest from a private balcony, break in your board shorts at a legendary beach, or see towering rock formations carved by the ocean Fodor s Australiaoffers all these experiences and Our local writers have traveled throughout the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor s guide to ensure you don t miss a thing The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best Fodor s guides are saturated with information We update our Australia guide every year You won t find a accurate, current guidebook anywhere Unlike other travel books, Fodor s guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory best so you know you re seeing the real Australia We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip We give options for all budgets You make the choices Read this book mostly because we are going to Sydney in March I think I ve read too many guide books lately they are getting a little stale Ha With 7,000 beaches, and numerous travel deals, Australia is a burgeoning destination for American travelers A great resource. This was a decent travel book Good section on Sydney.