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Any1 kno wher the best places 2 go in oz Sept 07

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1. Posted by sax0 (Budding Member 9 posts) 9y

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Alright jst wanted 2 kno wher the best places 2 see in oz thanks =D

2. Posted by aharrold45 (Travel Guru 1281 posts) 9y

You are going to need to be more specific for anyone to give you good information. What are you interested in? Are you after an adventurous time? Are you travelling on a tight budget or have you got a bit to spend? Are you wanting anywhere in Australia or are you specifically looking for the East coast, West Coast etc

If you at least give the answers to some of those questions, then myself or someone else reading your post will be able to help.

[ Edit: Edited on May 22, 2007, at 3:52 AM by aharrold45 ]

3. Posted by sax0 (Budding Member 9 posts) 9y

ok am gona have a tight budget although am gona try find a job while am out there. i also plan to travel up the east coast from sydney up towards brisbane maybe further.Is it worth goin to see the alice springs and the rock? is it also worth stayin in one place and gettin a job? how much should i be lookin at spendin each day when am on a tight budget? thts all i can think of at the mo cheers

4. Posted by Buckra (Budding Member 61 posts) 9y

Best places? Well I would think about seeing a Rugby League grand final in either Sydney or Brisbane. If you can slip down to Melbourne, the Aussie Rules grand final. They are huge events. I would definitely venture up North to get into the sun so Brisbane, Townsville, Cairns are likely spots where you can get a good sunbake and watch the bikinis go by. Unless you are a big fan of big rocks then Uluru or Ayers Rock might be a waste of money. Better off heading up to Darwin which is the backpackers sunny delight.

5. Posted by aharrold45 (Travel Guru 1281 posts) 9y

Up in the far north (Darwin, Cairns etc), September will still have nice weather so that would be worth a visit.

If it is worth seeing Uluru would depend if you were going to do the climb (which the aboriginal people do not like people doing), or if you were just going to admire it. If you chose the latter option and just amired, then I don't think it is worth it, if you climb it to the top then it is worth it.

If you were to go to Melbourne seeing the AFL Grand Final would be an experience being in amongst over 90,000 people supporting their teams.

If getting a job is what you end up needing, Gold Coast or Brisbane would be the places to look, because everytime I have been to the Gold Coast almost every single shop window has had a help wanted sign up, so it should be relatively easy to pick up work as long as you have a work visa to do so legally. Surfers Paradise has about 300 days a year of sunshine, so no matter when you go you should have decent weather (unlike Cairns and other far northern regions where weather starts getting really bad from November until March.

If you are on a tight budget spending only a very short amount of time in Sydney is advisable as it is very expensive (the only place in Australia that lists in the top 40 most expensive cities in the world).

Making a stop at Airlie Beach and then doing some trips to the Whitsunday Islands would be nice, but they aren't cheap to stay on, so you'd have to limit it a bit there. I saw on a travel show the other week that one of the islands in the whitsunday group has a hotel with dorms in it which are reasonably priced. I am not sure which island or hotel it is, but if you went up to Airlie beach the Whitsunday visitors centre would probably be able to tell you which one it is.

Have a great trip.