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    Tourism notes- AUSTRALIA

    MELBOURNE

     Melbourne City Sights tour

     Travel the Great Ocean Road
    - 12 Apostles
    - a road winding around the spectacular coastline
    - coach or hire car

     See penguins, koalas and kangaroos on Phillip Island

     Puffing Billy Train Journey
    - Australia’s oldest train
    - Travel through lovely rainforest scenery
    - View natural flora and fauna
    - Travel east through the city to the beautiful Dandenong Ranges

     Yarra Valley Wineries

     Sovereign Hill
    - like old Sydney town
    - historic park

     Ballarat Wildlife Park
    -crocodiles, wombats, kangaroos, koalas.

     Swim/Cruise with Dolphins and Seals

     Dandenong Ranges
    -stunning rainforest
    -guided walks
    -cruise the Yarra River

     The Grampians
    -Breathtaking rugged rock formations
    -ancient mountain range
    - National Park









    PERTH

     Visit Swan Bell Tower
    - huge 18 bell largest instrument in the world

     Perth Zoo

     Enjoy windsurfing or sailing, hire a bike and ride the shores of the Swan River.

     Visit Rottnest Island, just off the coast of Perth
    - see 12 shipwrecks
    - natural flora and fauna

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    Rail Products & Rail Passes

    New Zealand’s South Island offers the most significant tourist rail products. The biggest being the TRANZ ALPINE SCENIC TRAIN.




    SYDNEY

     City and Beaches

     Jenolan Caves

     Hunter Valley

     Dolphins

     City and Beaches

     Canberra

     Wonderland

     Koalas and kangaroos

     Aboriginal experience

    RAIL JOURNEYS IN AUSTRALIA

    THE GHAN

    Melbourne_________________1.5 days_________________Alice Springs
    Sydney_____________________2 days_________________Alice Springs

    Marvel at the spectacular Australian outback, from the desert to outback plains and mountain ranges.

    INDIAN PACIFIC

    Perth__________________Melbourne__________________ Sydney

    This coast to coast scenic journey through the Australian outback.

    QUEENSLANDER AND SUNLANDER

    Operate between:
    Brisbane________________________________Cairns

    QUEENSLAND TILT TRAIN

     New state of the art technology
     Links:
    BRISBANE______________________________________ROCK HAMPTON

    KURANDA RAIL

    CAIRNS________________________________________KURA NDA

     Spectacular views, rainforest and waterfalls. Lush tropical environment.

    ZIG ZAG RAILWAY

     Blue Mountains NSW.

    PUFFING BILLY

     Located in VICTORIA
     Century old steam train
     Running from Belgrave to Glenbrook
     Through the Dandenong Ranges





    GREAT SOUTH PACIFIC EXPRESS

    Australia train the Great South Pacific Express - Australia train journeys for travel between Sydney, Brisbane the Whitsundays and Cairns on Australia's Great Barrier.

    COACH TRAVEL IN AUSTRALIA

    GREYHOUND PIONEER is the largest coach operator in Australia.
    AAT KINGS and APT are two other coach companies running in Australia.
    Coach travel products offers the opportunity to see the countryside while travelling and are relatively a cheaper alternative to seeing Australia.
     Extensive network of coach tours across Australia
     COACH PASSES
    - popular with younger backpackers
    - offer flexibility
    - unlimited stops

    Passes generally come in two major forms:

    a) FIXED ITINERARY- allows customer to travel in one direction only and is cheaper.

    B) FLEXIBLE ITINERARY- cost a little more but free to travel the coach network in any direction, to any destination


    VEICHLE RENTAL

    Some veichle rental companies in Australia include:
    -AVIS
    -BUDGET
    -THRIFTY
    -HERTZ

    Offer a range of different veichles to satisfy the needs of customers.
    Hiring a veichle offers the customer:
    - flexibility
    - freedom
    - independence

    CRUISES IN AUSTRALIA

     Sightseeing trips (short duration)
     Pleasure cruises (sightseeing trips or longer duration)
     Point to point water transport

    P&O Cruises offer cruises in Queensland and the South Pacific offering relaxation, activities and entertainment.
    - Entertainment- nightclub, bars, pubs, caberet shows
    - dining
    - kids club family friendly
    - onshore activities such as snorkelling
    - gyms and fitness clubs
    - etc.

    You can travel for 2 nights to up to 12 nights.

    Murray Princess
    - Cruises the great Murray River running from the Snowy River
    - Adelaide through to NSW

    Captain Cook Cruises- Small Cruise Line
     Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
     Sydney Harbour
     Murray River
     Fiji Islands

    Spirit of Tasmania
     Links Victoria to Tasmania

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    TOURISM NOTES

     INCLUSION- a feature included in the price.
     EXCLUSION- a feature not included in the price.

    Accomodation Products Terms

    Half board breakfast and dinner are included in price

    Run of house discounted rate available to groups irrespective of room location.

    Suite Bigger room, usually living room, more luxurious

    Valet service service to guests involving parking of their veichle

    Twin share room shared by 2 adults

    Rollaway bed collapsable bed (triple share) in small rooms

    Rack rate standard published rate

    ISD/STD interstate or international calls

    Table d’Hote fixed price meal (set menu)

    Validity date date till a specific product can be used/purchased/experienced.

    American Plan Accommodation including 3 meals

    European Plan Accommodation including NO meals

    Codes of Airlines

    Ansett AN
    Aloha Airlines AA
    Hawaiian Airlines HAL
    Inter- European Air. IE
    Turtle Airways TA
    North Flying NF
    Air New Zealand NZ
    Air Fiji AF
    Polynesian Airlines PA
    Sunflower Airlines SA
    Paradise Island Airways PX
    Qantas QF


    Air Caledonie AC
    Freedom Air FA

    SOUTH PACIFIC

    Climate
    The South Pacific enjoys a tropical climate with maximum summer temps. In
    November through to April. Winter- 26 degrees, Summer- 30 degrees.

    Countries in the Pacific

     New Caledonia
     Fiji
     Vanuatu
     Tonga
     The Cook Islands
     The Samoas
     French Polynesia
     Papua New Guinea
     Micronesia
     New Zealand
     Hawaii
     Solomon Islands

    The Pacific revolves around sun, diving and relaxation-style holidays.
    The Pacific region is popular with Australian honeymooners, families and cruise passengers.

    Air Products

    The airlines that offer services in the Pacific region include:
     Qantas
     Air New Zealand
     Air Pacific
     Ansett Australia
     Polynesian Airlines


    NEW ZEALAND

    The North Island

    Bay of Islands- The Bay of Islands is where New Zealand’s european history began.
    -historic buildings
    -villages
    -nature at its best
    -scenic cruises, see the black rocks, bay of islands, visit forests & see dolphins.










    Rotorua

    Rotorua is the heart of the North island which offers:
     Landscape of active olcanoes
     Massive craters
     Boiling mud pools
     Exploding geysers
     Native forests
     Experience Maori culture and history
     Soak in mineral thermal waters













    Auckland

     New Zealand’s largest city.
     Plenty of attractions such as the Sky Tower.
     First class food and wine









    Wellington

     The centre of New Zealand
     Stunning harbour-side city
     Capital city









    SOUTH ISLAND

    Christchurch

     The ‘garden’ city
     Thriving arts centre, theatres, galleries and festivals
     Antarctic centre
     Historic Christchurch tram
     Visit wineries
     Whalewatching- Kaikoura
     Board the Tranz Alpine rail journey from Christchurch to Greymouth.



    Queenstown

    Queenstown is a place for new CHALLENGES and ADVENTURE EXTREME SPORTS.
     Jetboating
     Cruise
     Gondola ride to Bob’s Peak
     White-water rafting

    Dundein

     City of history
     Castles
     Old courthouse



    Milford Sound

     Stunning river opening out to the sea with spectacular scenery
     Cruise or walk the Milford track
     CRUISE- RED BOAT CRUISES
     GUIDED WALKS- “Finest walk in the world” follows river valleys, mountain passes, plunging waterfalls to the magnificent Milford Sound.



    Franz Josef

     View magnificaent Franz Josef Glacier
     Scenic flight
     See pancake rocks and blowholes
     Towering mountains to your right, Tasman sea to your left.



    Rail Products & Rail Passes

    New Zealand’s South Island offers the most significant tourist rail products. The biggest being the TRANZ ALPINE SCENIC TRAIN.

    The Tranz Alpine Scenic Train Journey departs Christchurch, running from coast to coast, crossing the fertile Cantebury Plains, the Waimauariri River, Southern Alps before arriving in Greymouth.

    CHRISTCHURCH-----------------------91/2 hours---------------------GREYMOUTH

    Other train journeys include

     The Overlander- Auckland- Wellington- Auckland

     The Tranzcoastal- Christchurch- Picton- Christchurch
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    The spirit of tasmania also now travels between Sydney and Devonport.

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    im jealous! i wanna do tourism!

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    hey everyone, i've been looking into a new tafe course i'm pretty interested in and thought i'd tell u about it. It's Dive & resort management and was just wondering if anyone had any extra info on it or thoughts.


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    Re: tourism notes- Australia & New Zealand

    hey thanks for those notes!

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    Talking Re: tourism notes- Australia & New Zealand

    Those notes are awesome!!


    Thanks heaps

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    Re: tourism notes- Australia & New Zealand

    thank you..just a nice little background read !
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    tourism is an awesome subject. . just a hell of alot of stuff that you have to know..

    thanks for those notes!!!

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    Re: tourism notes- Australia & New Zealand

    Does anyone have more notes on northen territory?!?

    Thank you so much for these notes have helped alot!

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    Re: tourism notes- Australia & New Zealand

    Very helpfull, thanks

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