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    Walking is the best way to see...

    by olsens Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Walking is the best way to see Sydney. It is a marvelous city and you can ride the ferrys from the Quay to Manley and the Zoo etc. They are reasonable and fun. There are also buses that you can get a day long ticket to take you many places. They are colored and you can get to all the beaches on them.

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    Plane! (What else from Europe...

    by clemens Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Plane! (What else from Europe ;-) )
    Hitchhiking worked pretty well.
    The only prolems are in the outback. There are just a few cars that pass you on a day, and if they don't stop... Have plenty water with you ;-)

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    Lianas are the best means of...

    by Pierangelo Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Lianas are the best means of transportation to jump into forest pools :-) Rainforest near Cairns is very thick and extremely archaic: many trees and ferns are living fossiles, not modified from millions of years. Man, like in Amazonas, has destroyed great part and damaged it with introduction of new plants and animals.

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    Air is the main way to get to...

    by roamer61 Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Air is the main way to get to Australia. Sydney and Melbourne are the mainm entry points and Quantas is the national airline of Australia.
    Because of the size of the country, (only slightly smaller than the continental United States), air is the main way of getting to key points. Some Pacific Cruises include Australia in their itineraries. For shorter distances, train or bus service is available.

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    by cazandpaul Written Aug 24, 2002

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    If travelling from other Australian cities to the Gold Coast, catch a plane to Coolangatta Airport which is only 25 minutes to the centre of Surfer's Paradise.
    Once on the Gold Coast, buses are the way to get around or hire a car (remember we drive on the left side of the road!). Surfside Buslines is the main bus line on the coast with buses to just about anywhere on the coast. The prices are very reasonable.

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    Best to stop over if flying...

    by littlebush Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Best to stop over if flying from europe, its a bloody long way!
    Train, bus, car, plane....i used all. be prepared for long long jouneys!, this is a huge country!..i spent 48 hours on a bus! and only covered 3/4 of the east coast!...the greyhound and macaffertys are the main bus companies. internal flights can cut out time but can miss out on scenery....which can be boring at times!....but the best way to travel is by car/camper. i done the east by camper van, great fun! and the west in a car. having your own flexible transport is the best way! if youre splitting costs with others, it works out cheaper too!
    Picture : Sleepy Koala

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    Trams, trains, buses, planes and so on.

    by australia2 Written Feb 7, 2012

    All forms of transport that you might want are available in Australia.
    They vary in different cities but are all of high quality.
    Relax and enjoy my country.

    Lots of places to see.
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    The easiest way to travel around australia

    by adnan1977 Updated Jun 6, 2008

    Like other countries around the world, the best way to travel is by using the train. You can go anywhere by uisng it and furthermore the price is reasonable. You can catch it from the airport.

    Roma Street Station, Brisbane Transit Centre
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    the best way to travel around australia...

    by lakota6ch Updated Apr 11, 2007

    With a car you can reach every place you want....

    Travel Car Centre 26 Orchard Road Brookvale NSW 2100

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    Nullabor Plain and Cook

    by MJL Updated Mar 16, 2007

    An Australian desert (Nullabot Plain). We made an one hour stop in Cook (pop. 7) for refuelling water and gasoline.

    Nillabor Plain Indian Pacific train in Cook, WA End of the road
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    Virgin Blue

    by aussirose Updated Aug 2, 2006

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    Virgin Blue v Qantas.
    Virgin Blue is the cheapest 'no frills' airline. They don't supply food like qantas but the service is friendly.

    Virgin Blue

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    by jeffmartinartist Written Jul 23, 2005

    We have our own airline, it’s called QANTAS and it has 100% safety record. I like that! And I am just as proud of this shot I took yesterday.

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    Speeding on Australian Roads

    by skatzcatz Updated Nov 23, 2004

    In all states and territories there are hefty fines for speeding. Best not to do it, take your time and enjoy the country and most importantly get there safe and well.

    speeding signs in NSW
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    Melbourne Trolley

    by darthmilmo Written Feb 11, 2004

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    A good way to experience Melbourne is by taking one of the many trolleys. Try the free city line that makes the rounds around the city center.

    Melbourne Trolley
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    Ferrying About...

    by kenmerk Written Mar 5, 2003

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    Jump on a ferry, any ferry at Circle Quay... and just cruise around... by far the best way to see this beautiful city...

    Ferry Boat at Circle Quay...

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