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Sovereign Hill - Ballarat

Surfer's Paradise is a major tourist attraction on the Gold Coast. As well as the theme parks, there is also much to do in the way of family activities, plus lots to do for couples and adults too.
Such as:
Tours and cruises
Nightclubs and pubs
Surfing and beach activities
Restaurants and Bistros
Hot air balloon rides
7d Cinema experience
Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum
Bowling and arcades
The Great Barrier Reef

Theme Parks

Surfers Paradise
Adelaide Zoo

Adelaide Botanical Gardens

Adelaide Gaol Museum
Adelaide Zooilogical Gardens houses more than 2500 animals. The zoo boasts of 8 hectares of land, containing more than 250 different species of both native and exotic animals, including birds, mammals, fish and reptiles.

There is a lot to see and do:
Petting Zoo
Activity and Education Centre
Feeding Demonstrations
Picnic Areas
Snack Bar
Gift Shop
Adelaide Zoo
Since the first seeds were planted in 1855, the Adelaide Botanic Gardens has developed into three beautiful public gardens and is home to a large variety of roses, succulents, native flora and seasonal plants. Visitors can have a picnic, feed the native ducks and wander around the beautiful garden beds.

Entrance is free and some special points of interest are:
The Water Lilly Glasshouse
The Succulent Greenhouse
The Award-winning Rose Garden
The Rainforest Exhibit
The Australian Floral Garden
Various man-made ponds
Adelaide Botanic Gardens
Adelaide Gaol was opened in 1841 and shut its doors in 1988. It then became a museum in 1989. Over 300,000 accused men and women stayed within the cells and yards of this historic site. The Gaol was also the location of 45 of South Australia's 66 executions and is reputed to be one of the most haunted locations in South Australia.

The Gaol has many interesting features, which are definitely worth a look:
Artwork done by prisonersof the Gaol
An informative and interactive display
Graves of executed prisoners

Adelaide Gaol Museum
Tourist Attractions -


South Australia
Luna Park - Melbourne
Open Range Zoo - Werribee
Luna Park
Luna Park is the ultimate destination for fun in Melbourne for generations!
It is a galaxy of amusements and sensations. From the jaw dropping, eye ball popping super thrill rides like the Pharaoh's Curse and the Enterprise, to the exhilarating rides like the Scenic Railway Roller Coaster, Twin Dragon and the Coney Island Top Drop - you're bound to have an awesome time!

Soak up the spectacular carnival atmosphere while having loads of fun on the wide range of rides and attractions for all ages. After you've been thrilled and entertained on the rides and enjoyed the delicious food and drinks available, test your skills and luck on the carnival games.

Ideally located next to St Kilda beach, Melbourne's Luna Park is always a great day out for the young and the young at heart!

• 2013 marks 101 years of Luna Park fun
• 100 glorious years of the Jewel of Luna Park's crown - the Carousel!
• Entry to the Park is Free
• Open weekends, school holidays and public holidays from 11am

Theme Parks

Surfers Paradise
The Great
Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest reef, is considered to be one of the 7 Wonders of The World. Because of its breathtaking beauty the reef is one of the world’s most sought after tourist destinations.
There are many amazing ways to experience the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. These include:
• Snorkelling
• scuba diving
• aircraft or helicopter tours
• bare boats (self-sail)
• glass-bottomed boat viewing
• semi-submersibles and educational trips
• cruise ship tours
• whale watching
• swimming with dolphins

There are four major theme parks located in The Gold Coast, Queensland. These are:
Dream World - Home to the tallest and fastest thrill rides. Also has a variety of family friendly rides and entertainment.
Warner Bro’s Movie World - Movie related theme park with rides, entertainment, costumed character performers and active films.
Sea World - A theme park, marine mammal park and an oceanarium. You’ll find rides, animal exhibits and animal shows.
Wet’n’Wild - A water park with a huge amount of
water rides including water slides, swimming
pools, a wave pool and other water related
City of Sovereign Hill built on the wealth derived from the great Australian gold rushes of the 1850s.
At Sovereign Hill, you can see a spectacular $100,000 gold pour,
Underground fully-guided gold mine tour
Catch a horse-drawn coach and tour the town

Sovereign Hill - Ballarat
Power of Gold
Open Range Zoo - Werribee
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Experience an African adventure
Werribee Open Range Zoo offers a unique opportunity to experience an African adventure and encounter the magnificent animals of the African savannah.
This 200 hectare property is home to some of Africa’s most iconic animals, as well as wildlife from the grasslands of Asia, North America and Australia.
All this, in an open range environment where the animals are given the space to behave as they would in their natural habitats.
Open 9am - 5pm every day of the year. Last entry at 3.30pm
Werribee Open Range Zoo is located 35 kilometers west of Melbourne’s city centre, on the Princes Freeway.
It is a short 30-minute drive from the city over the West Gate Bridge
or via the Geelong Road.

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<http://www.adelaidegaol.org.au/index.htm. >
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Tourism Hotspots in Australia
By Indrani, Natalie & Sarah
As if Australia wasn't beautiful enough, there are also some fun, exciting and educational places to visit! We have just a few samples from three states to add to your next holiday!
Information used for this presentation was paraphrased from major tourism, government department run and associated society websites which we have deemed credible.
Each website was carefully selected as the creators of each of these sites are directly involved in the gathering of information for the attraction and the day-to-day running of the site as well as the activities available.
All information used in this demonstration is current and regularly updated by the parties involved.
Information which could not be substantiated and websites deemed ill-informed or inaccurate were not used by the participants of this presentation. Each websites' information was thoroughly checked and compared and has been accepted as credible.
Information from visitors and tourists was not used, as this is personal opinion, not factual.
The credibility of our sources have been referenced against comprehensive credibility check list provided by Metzer Miriam J, Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, Nov 2007, vol 58 issue 13, p 2078-2091
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