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Great Offbeat Places to Go in 2012: Whitsunday Islands, Australia

Whitsunday Islands Australia

Visit the Whitsundays, a collection of tropical islands nestled between the coast of Queensland, Australia and the Great Barrier Reef. Cuddle a kuala on Hamilton Island, where golf carts are the only vehicles on the road. Spend a day at the Great Barrier Reef, scuba diving with sea turtles.

Best of Australia – where to go

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One of the nation’s most spectacular drives, the Great Ocean Road in built into steep seaside cliffs in Victoria. Spectacular sights along the way include the famous Twelve Apostles and various shipwrecks.

It is also home to the most popular surf coast of Victoria, with its beaches often deserted.