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Australian Travel & Outdoor Guides


GENERAL TRAVEL & OUTDOOR NEW EDITION

Australia Free 3 9781925403961, RRP $55.00 With around 1,500 activities and sites, and 1,500 free rest areas and camp sites Australia Free 3 is an essential guide to Australia for the budget conscious traveler. It has one simple purpose: to bring to the traveler the best FREE places to stay, FREE things to do, and FREE sights to see.

Camp Oven Cooking

Bush Cooking 9781921203930 RRP $34.99

9781921874901, RRP $34.99 Packed full of easy and tempting recipes using basic readily-available ingredients. Impress the whole family with fresh damper, hearty stews, delectable desserts and classic roast dinners. This book not only provides a whole range of recipes, but also includes information New edition coming 2020 about different types of camp oven cooking gear, advice on menu planning and hints on building the right type of cooking fire.

From roasts to rissoles, salads to savouries and dampers to deserts, Australian Bush Cooking will help bring a tempting new twist to your camp cooking whether it’s on an open fire, on a gas cooker or in your caravan or campers’ kitchen. New edition coming 2020

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The Caravan & Campervan Cookbook 9781922131546, RRP $39.99

Classic Outback Tracks 9781921683923, RRP $39.99

From roasts to rissoles, salads to savouries and dampers to deserts, The Caravan & Campervan Cookbook will help bring a tempting new twist to your travel cooking. The easy and tempting recipes have all been planned for simplicity as well as good eating, using basic ingredients that are readily available Australia- wide - and all road tested by the authors in the great outdoors. Many of the recipes are illustrated in full colour as are many of the techniques and equipment the authors use whilst out on the road.

Vic picks the classic tracks, including the Gunbarrel Highway, Canning Stock Route and Birdsville Track, and gives detailed advice on how to successfully tackle and enjoy them. Illustrated throughout with wonderful colour photography and detailed route maps, Classic 4WD Tracks of the Australian Outback will enthuse anyone with a yearning to get out and explore Australia’s awesome interior.

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NATIONAL OUTDOOR GUIDES Outdoor Survival Bible 9781742452883, RRP $24.95 Whether on dry land or at sea Australian Geographic Outdoor Survival Bible contains all of the techniques, diagrams, instructions and advice needed to ensure a safe, enjoyable experience in the great outdoors. Each chapter shows you how to deal with a specific situation, such as getting stuck, travelling in the dark, what to do if you lose your bearings, how to navigate without the aid of a map or compass, tips and advice for dealing with injuries and where to forage for food.

Field Guide to Knots 9781742457390, RRP $19.95 Whether you need to build a shelter, abseil a cliff, tie up a horse or anchor a boat, you will find the selection process in The Field Guide to Knots quick, easy and unlike any other knot book. You’ll learn not only how to tie knots, but also how to recognise and untie them, and how to assess your needs and choose the right knot for the job. Clear step-bystep instructions accompanied by colour photographs make even complex knots easy to learn and remember.

Insight Guide to Australia, 9/e Free eBook

9781789191264, RRP $37.99 From deciding when to go, to choosing what to see when you arrive, Insight Guide Australia, is all you need to plan your trip and experience the best of Australia, with in-depth insider information on must-see, top attractions like Sydney Harbor, the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru, Broome, and Cable Beach, and hidden cultural gems like the Tiwi Islands.

Australia’s Most Dangerous Spiders, Snakes, and Marine Creatures 9781742457475, RRP $34.95 Packed full of interesting and useful facts, this handy reference will help you to appreciate and avoid these often unfairly maligned animals. Each chapter, written by a recognised expert, describes aspects of the animals habits and where and in what circumstances you are likely to encounter them.

ISLANDS 9781925847437, RRP $64.99

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Australia’s tally of 8222 islands span the tropics to the sub-Antarctic. No other country on Earth revels in a richer diversity of offshore habitats. Come with Australian Geographic on an adventure around Australia, discovering the best our islands have to offer.

BIRDING AUSTRALIA’S ISLANDS 9781912081134, RRP $39.99 Illustrated with beautiful close-up photographs of species and habitats, Sue Taylor describes her adventures on 22 of Australia’s islands with humour and irrepressible enthusiasm. There are detailed and locator maps of every Island featured In the book.

Pocket First Aid and Wilderness Medicine, 3/e 9781852849139, RRP $29.99 This conveniently sized guide is an invaluable point of reference for all who travel and take part in outdoor, wilderness and mountain activities. Written by doctors with a wealth of wilderness specific experience, it provides a comprehensive summary of wilderness first aid and medicine - that is, managing accident or illness in remote locations without immediate access to help - giving you confidence in your ability to deal with any situation that may arise.

Phil’s Bicycle Book 2/e 9780992378530, RRP $24.99 A step by step guide to teach you all the basics about bikes and cycling, including the health benefits, how to ride safely and riding with children.

Jeremy Oliver’s Australian Wine and Wineries 2020 9781925868135, RRP $29.99 This expert guide takes out the mystery and adds some fun into ensuring you know exactly which Australian wines to look for this coming year. Jeremy Oliver, author of the bestselling Australian Wine Annual narrows his focus and selects the very best Australian wines: by variety, by region, and by occasion – with his favourite choices for every budget and even a few tips for cellaring.

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GENERAL TRAVEL & OUTDOOR Robert Pepper’s 4WD Handbook, 2/e 9781922131584, RRP $44.99 In this second edition of the bestselling 4WD Handbook, four-wheel drive expert and author Robert Pepper provides an in-depth explanation of how 4WDs work. He shares practical techniques for hill-driving, sand-driving, water crossings, as well as driving in mud, snow and sand. Pepper includes techniques, photographs and technology from the very latest vehicles. This second edition also includes new chapters regarding off-road towing, choosing a vehicle and driving unfamiliar vehicles.

Camping Guide to Australia, 2/e 9781922131782, RRP $49.99 This second spiral bound edition of the bestselling Boiling Billy’s Camping Guide to Australia is the complete guide to over 3,000 bush camping areas, over half of them free. This is your ideal guide to Australia’s national parks, state forests, conservation parks, the outback and more. Each campsite entry includes detailed information on facilities and activities, along with accurate access details and location descriptions.

Travelling With Pets on Australia’s East Coast, 4/e 9781925403916, RRP $29.99

4WD Glovebox Guide, 2/e 9781925403336, RRP $29.99 This easy-to-follow reference shares the essential driving and recovery techniques that all fourwheel drive owners need to know. With a rugged cover and spiral binding, the guide is small enough to pop into the glovebox of any 4WD vehicle, but comprehensive enough to cover all the essentials about 4WD driving, including 4WD systems, suspension, wheels and tyres.

Travelling the Outback 9781921606649, RRP $34.99 Now you can travel the great Australian outback in complete confidence! Since its first publication in 1999, Travelling the Outback has become a must for any traveller venturing into our vast inland. Written from decades of first-hand experience by leading tour operator and outback guide Vic Widman, the book takes the reader step-by-step through the planning and preparation involved in making their outback travels not only enjoyable but as hassle-free and safe as possible. From choosing a destination and route, gathering the necessary information on getting the most out of the trip, to preparing the vehicle and selecting the most appropriate equipment, Travelling the Outback supplies the best advice and information available.

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New edition early 2020

Travelling with your beloved dog, cat, bird or horse? Independently researched and collated, this newly updated third edition explores the best pet-friendly accommodation (from 5-star hotels to campgrounds) between Melbourne and Cairns.

Australian Bush Pubs, 2/e 9781925403411, RRP $49.99 From the authors of Australia’s favourite bush camping and 4WD guides comes a striking review of Australia’s iconic bush pubs. No-one is in a better position to know which are the country’s most extraordinary bush pubs - or to write about and photograph them. Lavishly illustrated with striking and fascinating fullcolour photographs, Australian Bush Pubs features an eclectic collection of the outbacks’ historic watering holes, including such classics as Queenslands’ famous Birdsville Hotel and New South Wales’ characterful Tilpa Hotel.


SYDNEY Woodslane Press are best known as the producers of a series of over 20 walking guides, the bestselling such guides in Australia. These full-colour guides include a variety of coastal and hinterland walks in the area for all different fitness levels and include colour maps, photos and detailed walk notes.

Walks in and around Sydney Sydney’s Best Harbour & Coastal Walks, 4/e 9781925403664, RRP $29.99 Sydney’s Best Bush Park & City Walks, 3/e 9781925403572, RRP $29.99 Best Bush, Coast & Village Walks of the Illawarra 9781921606922, RRP $29.95 Best Walks of the Southern Highlands 2/e 9781925868111, RRP $29.99 Great North Walk 2/e 9781921874215, RRP $29.99 The 250-kilometre Great North Walk winds its’ way from Central Sydney to Newcastle, threading through some of the most beautiful areas in between those two cities. This new guide has been written for anyone looking to tackle all or part of the route as a multi-day holiday, or those who want to dip in and experience particular sections as day walks.

New edition late 2020

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NATIONAL OUTDOOR GUIDES Where to ride Woodslane Press is the home of Where to Ride, Australia’s largest cycling guidebook series. These fantastic maps and guidebooks are essential for any cyclist, from beginners to the more experienced, looking for a challenge, and feature:

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Sydney MTB 9780980750201, RRP $34.99 Featuring 40 trails from Awaba in the north through to the Blue Mountains and down to the Southern Highlands Where to Ride Sydney MTB is a valuable resource for people searching for new places to ride and explore.

• GPS generated mapping • Clear, concise directions

Sydney Map

• Stunning photography

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* Accurate ride rating system (1-5 stars)

9780987149206, RRP $12.99

• Fun and interesting rides, including family rides

Sydney for Dogs, 4/e 9781925403541, RRP $29.99 Local author and dog lover Catherine Proctor has gathered all the information on where dogs can be taken and walked in Sydney into a single, compact and very popular book! Now dogowners can choose from a wide variety of dog-friendly areas, and ensure that their dog can be a part of even more family outings.

4WD Treks Close to Sydney, 6/e 9781922131454, RRP $44.99 With 85,000 plus copies sold in previous editions, this title continues to be the ultimate guide for 4WDers wishing to explore the surrounds of Sydney. This completely revised edition features 25 of the best four-wheel drive day and weekend treks within a few short hours’ drive of Sydney. Readers will find: expert route directions, in forward and reverse, which feature GPS Lat/ Long and UTM grid references; detailed trek maps for each trip; a regional road atlas and stunning full colour photography.

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Sydney’s Best Beaches & Rock Baths 9781921203367, RRP $29.99 The very best 100 or so beaches are presented in this guide, illustrated in full colour with vibrant photography, orientation maps and detailed maps for the larger beaches. Includes Information on location access (including by public transport), parking, facilities - including toilets and BBQs - the local environment, views, popularity, suitability for children, swimming, surfing and snorkelling, cafes and kiosks.

Insight Guide: Explore Sydney, 2/e

Free eBook and pull-out map

9781789191592, RRP $19.99 From making sure you don’t miss out on must-see attractions like the Opera House, Botany Bay, Australia Museum, Bondi Beach and Sydney Harbor Bridge, to discovering hidden gems, including The Rocks, the easy-to-follow, readymade walking routes will save you time, help you plan and enhance your visit to Sydney. Practical, pocket-sized and packed with inspirational insider information, this is the ideal onthe-move companion to your trip to Sydney.


NATIONAL GUIDES REGIONALOUTDOOR NSW Camping Guide to New South Wales, 6/e 9781925868166, RRP $39.99 Explore the very best camping spots in New South Wales with this fully updated, detailed directory to more than 600 designated campsites in national parks, state forests and reserves. You’ll discover New edition places where you can pitch your tent on 2020 a mountain peak, wander along secluded beaches, throw in a line from your campsite or enjoy a beachfront campsite with the ocean at your doorstep.

Historic Pubs of New South Wales 9781925403909, RRP $24.99 This stunning review of the historic watering holes of New South Wales. Historic Pubs of New South Wales is an eclectic collection of 25 of the state’s historic watering holes, featuring over 50 stunning full colour photographs and showcasing the irrepressible character and a glimpse into the uniqueness of these longlived establishments. The book portrays a short history of each establishment along with any particular aspects, such as happenings and famous patrons.

Blue Mountains Best Bushwalks, 3/e 9781925403299, RRP $29.99 With over 4 million Australians now regularly walking for fun and fitness, this guide book is the perfect companion for any Sydney-sider looking to bust out of the city and explore the raw beauty of the NSW Blue Mountains. Features: 66 different walks, varying in length from 30 minutes to two days with accurate, full colour maps and step by step directions and 150 full colour photographs.

Six Foot Track, 2/e 9781921874239, RRP $19.99 The Six Foot Track is one of Australia’s classic long-distance walks. Set in the World-heritage listed Blue Mountains region, experience the challenge of this 44-kilometre long trek as you journey down dramatic escarpments, across wide rivers and through remote bushland.

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Australian Geographic Blue Mountains 9781925403985, RRP $19.99

Australian Geographic, in Association with Woodslane Press is delighted to introduce a new series of photographic souvenir guides to some of Australia’s most beautiful and iconic places, including the beautiful Blue Mountains. These 64-page large format books are full of vibrant photography, accompanied by a concise but fascinating commentary by some of Australia’s most experienced travel writers. Armchair travellers and children will pick it up time and again to whet their appetites and perhaps to plan their own visits. The books also include sections on geography, wildlife and culture. Photos featured in the guides are taken from Australian Geographic’s extensive photography archives, along with contributions from other leading Australian photographers.

Canberra & SURROUNDS Canberra’s Best Bush, Park & City Walks, 3/e 9781922131492, RRP $29.99 Walking & Cycling Canberra’s Centenary Trail 9781922131911, RRP $29.99

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Best Walks of the Shoalhaven 2/e 9781925403558, RRP $32.99 Best River & Alpine Walks around Mt Kosciuszko 9781921606045, RRP $29.99 Travel & Outdoor Guides 7


NATIONAL OUTDOOR GUIDES Melbourne Melbourne’s Best River, Bay and Lakeside Walks 9781921874420, RRP $29.99 Melbourne boasts a huge range of beautiful natural environments, making the it perfect for exploring on foot. Melbournes Best River, Bay and Lakeside Walks, joining the hugely successful walking guides series from Woodslane Press, introduces the best walks for visitors and residents alike, ranging from fascinating riverside walks and leisurely bay-side strolls to the more natural parklands and bush tracks beyond the urban fringes.

Insight Guide: Explore Melbourne, 2/e Free eBook and pull-out map

9781786717931, RRP $19.99 Experience the best of Melbourne with this indispensably practical Insight Guides Explore book. From making sure you don’t miss out on must-see attractions like the Melbourne Cricket Ground to discovering hidden gems, including the Great Ocean Road, the easy-to-follow, ready-made walking routes will help you plan your trip, save you time, and enhance your exploration of this fascinating city.

4WD Treks Close to Melbourne, 4/e 9781925868142, RRP $49.99 Fully updated and field checked, this fourth edition of 4WD Treks Close to Melbourne will take you on 20 of the best 4WD adventures within a couple of hours drive of the city. Whether you are looking for a leisurely day trip or a longer NEW overnight jaunt, this is your EDITION indispensable companion to exploring secluded gold mining areas, historic towns, verdant forests and the many delightful mountains areas which surround Melbourne.

Melbourne for Dogs 9781921874826, RRP $24.99 Local author and dog owner Julie Mundy provides the ultimate list of Melbourne’s best dogfriendly beaches, parks and walks. Featuring over 700 off-lead parks and 50 beaches, along with a comprehensive suburb-by-suburb index listing, you’re sure to find the perfect doggy destination somewhere close to home.

Where to ride Where to Ride: Melbourne 3/e 9781925403893, RRP $34.99 Fully revised and updated, the third edition of Where to Ride Melbourne is an essential resource for anyone who wants to enjoy riding in Melbourne. The 49 adult rides are sure to motivate and inspire you to explore the wide variety of trails the city has to offer.

Where to Ride: Melbourne MTB 9780987185129, RRP $34.99 Melbourne Map (Where to Ride) 9780992378516, RRP $12.99

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NATIONAL REGIONALOUTDOOR VICTORIA GUIDES 4WD Treks of the High Country 9781925403527, RRP $49.99 This guide will lead readers through twenty-six of the best four-wheel drive touring destinations in both the Victorian and New South Wales alpine region. Jam-packed full of information on the region’s history, natural features and highlights, this detailed guide makes an indispensable travelling companion for those setting out to explore one of the country’s most unique areas. The guide features over 150 stunning full colour photographs which help bring the High Country to life.

A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of the Australian High Country 9781909612969, RRP $45 This book is a fully comprehensive field guide to the 322 bird species of the High Country, including all common, rare and vagrant species. With photographs from the author and the regions other top-quality nature photographers, each species is illustrated with many variants. The guide is focussed on field use to help beginners and experts identify species. For each species the common and scientific names are listed as well as local variations.

High Country Huts & Homesteads 9781925403398, RRP $49.99 A striking review of the High Country’s most aesthetic and historic huts. Lavishly illustrated with beautiful full-colour photographs, High Country Huts is a nostalgic collection of abandoned mountain homesteads, shearers huts, travellers shelters and many other lonely structures. The text portrays a short history of each hut along with many fascinating accompanying stories.

Alpine Australia 9781921874864, RRP $49.99 Portrays the stunning high country region unique to the Alpine areas of New South Wales and Victoria – the areas which are often snow covered for a number of months each winter. This superbly photographed coffee table pictorial brings this magnificent region to a wider audience, allowing readers to become immersed in the beauty which alpine Australia offers by way of awe-inspiring images, many in panoramic format.

Australian Geographic High Country, $19.99 RRP coming mid 2020

Best Walks of Victoria’s High Country 9781921874291, RRP $29.99 This new guide is the perfect companion for anyone who loves walking in the High Country and its northern environs. The book features: 40 different bush, river, rail trail and village walks, varying in length from 30 minutes to two days; accurate, full colour maps and step-by-step directions; detailed walk statistics including NEW distance, total ascent/descent, grade and estimated time; plentiful information on High Country history and its natural environment; walking ideas for families with children, including safety tips; and over 150 full colour photographs.

Best Walks East of Melbourne 9781925868081, RRP $29.99

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Best Walks East of Melbourne includes 40 walks, from Phillip Island to Ninety Mile Beach, the Yarra Ranges to Wilsons Promontory. Each walk specifies the distance, the total ascent and descent (if appropriate), the grade and the estimated duration and is accompanied by an accurate full-colour map. Snippets about Gippsland’s history and wildlife add colour and interest to the walking experience.

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REGIONAL VICTORIA Best Walks of the Great Ocean Road 9781922131829, RRP $19.99

Camping Guide to Victoria, 5/e 9781925403381, $39.99 RRP

Best Walks of the Great Ocean Road & the Otways introduces the best walks for visitors and residents alike, ranging from leisurely beachside strolls to the more rugged tracks deep in the bush. Detailed descriptions and maps help the reader explore the regions parks, bushland, rivers, coasts and most interesting urban areas.

Explore the very best camping spots in Victoria with this fully updated, detailed directory to more than 700 campsites. With Camping Guide to Victoria, 5th Edition, you’ll discover places where you can pitch your tent on a mountain peak, wander along r New edition fo secluded beaches, throw in a early 2020 line from your campsite beside a meandering inland river or enjoy a beachfront campsite with the ocean at your doorstep

Best Walks of the Gariwerd-Grampians National Park 9781925868159, RRP $24.99

Australian Geographic Great Ocean Road 9781925868050, RRP $19.99 The fifth title in the new series of photographic souvenir guides to the iconic places of Australia from Australian Geographic and Woodslane Press. This NEW 64-page large format book is full of vibrant photography, and is accompanied by a concise but fascinating commentary. Australian Geographic Great Ocean Road is an indispensable reminder and souvenir for both international and Australian visitors to this very special place.

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Includes 25 walks in this muchloved national park, well-known as a walker’s paradise. Each walk specifies the distance, the total ascent and descent (if appropriate), the grade and the estimated duration and is accompanied by an accurate full-colour map. Snippets about the Grampians’ history and wildlife add colour and interest to the walking experience.

Where to ride Where to Ride: Eastern Victoria 9780980750263, RRP $34.99

Where to Ride: Western & Northern Victoria 9780980750287, RRP $34.99

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Brisbane & Southeast QLD 4WD Treks Close to Brisbane, 2/e 9781925403800, $44.99

Brisbane’s Best Bush, Bay & City Walks, 3/e 9781925403794, RRP $29.99 Explore 35 of Brisbane’s most picturesque and interesting walks, with walks for all ages and fitness levels. A bestseller in the first and second editions, this fullyupdated version includes detailed walk information, full-colour photos and comprehensive maps. Brisbane’s subtropical climate and relaxed outdoor lifestyle make it the ideal city to explore on foot.

Best Village & Coastal Walks of the Sunshine Coast

Takes readers to the best destinations the region has on offer including Brisbane’s Islands, delightful rainforest jaunts as well as picturesque bush and beach runs, and all within a few hours’ drive from Brisbane. Destinations include tours through D’Aguilar National Park near Woodford, The Scenic Rim area out from Boonah, Cooloola National Park north of Noosa, The Burrum Coast near Woodgate and other tours near Gympie, Kilcoy and Beerwah with a couple a little further afield in the Beaudesert area and in the rainforests just across the border into New South Wales.

Insight Guides: Explore Queensland, 2/e

9781921683237, RRP $29.95

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The Sunshine Coast boasts a huge range of beautiful environments, making the region perfect for exploring on foot. This book covers 40 walks along the full coastal stretch from Noosa Heads to Bribie Island and inland to Mapleton and Maleny.

9781789191141, RRP $19.99 PWith excellent year-round weather, Pocket-sized travel guides featuring the very best routes and itineraries. From making sure you don’t miss out on must-see attractions like the Whitsundays, Cairns, and the Great Barrier Reef, to discovering hidden gems, including Fraser Island, the easy-to-follow, ready-made walking routes will save you time, help you plan and enhance your visit to Queensland.

Where to ride Where to Ride: South East Queensland, 3/e 9780987185174, RRP $34.99 With excellent year-round weather, great facilities and an easy-going attitude, both local and visiting bike riders cannot help but enthuse about riding in this area. With three main hubs to choose from, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast, bike riders from across the state have no excuse to say they have nowhere to ride. Whether you are looking for short friendly rides or longer, more challenging rides for the serious cyclist, this book covers them all. Choose from 77 great rides in total including 26 kids rides! We have also made sure to include some of the best legal off-road rides from around the region.

Brisbane Map (Where to Ride) 9780987106537, RRP $12.99

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REGIONAL QUEENSLAND Camping Guide to QLD, 5/e 9781925403954, RRP $39.99 Experience the very best camping destinations in Queensland with this full-colour, fully updated and detailed directory to over 660 campsites. With the Camping Guide to Queensland, 5th Edition, you will find a comprehensive listing of more than 150 parks, forests and reserves where you can pitch your tent, roll out New for your swag or unhitch your van. late 2019 This best-selling guide provides concise and accurate details to camping areas throughout the whole state, including some of Australia’s most celebrated bush and outback areas such as the Darling Downs, the Sunshine Coast and the far north rainforests.

Best Walks Around Cairns and the Tablelands 9781922131539, RRP $29.99 Discover over 45 walks in and around Cairns and out to the Tablelands, where you find will an abundance of luscious forests and waterfalls, stunning beaches and spectacular peaks. Detailed descriptions, clear directions and colour maps help the reader explore this iconic tropical region of Northern Queensland. As with other books in Woodslane W E N Press’ bestselling walking guide series, the book is richly illustrated with over 150 full- colour photographs. A summary table of walks indicating distances, facilities and highlights is included to help the reader find exactly the right walk for the occasion.

Australian Geographic Tropical Queensland & The Great Barrier Reef 9781925403978, RRP $19.99 The fourth title in the new series of photographic souvenir guides to the iconic places of Australia from Australian Geographic and Woodslane Press. This 64-page large format book is full of vibrant photography, and is accompanied by a concise but fascinating commentary by one of Australia’s most experienced travel writers.

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Australian Geographic Tropical Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef is an indispensable reminder and souvenir for both international and Australian visitors to this very special place. Armchair travellers and children will pick it up time and again to whet their appetites and perhaps to plan their own visits. Includes sections on geography, wildlife and culture, Cooktown, Cape Tribulation, The Daintree and Port Douglas, Cairns and around, the Tablelands, Wooroonooran, Hinchinbrook Island, Wallman Falls and of course the Great Barrier Reef.

Australian Geographic Outback Queensland 9781925403992, RRP $19.99 The sixth title in the new series of photographic souvenir guides to the iconic places of Australia from Australian Geographic and Woodslane Press. This 64-page large format book is full of vibrant photography, and is accompanied by a concise but fascinating commentary from one of Australia’s leading travel writers. Australian Geographic Outback Queensland is an indispensable reminder and souvenir for both international and Australian visitors to this very special place. Armchair travellers and children will pick it up time and again to whet their appetites and perhaps to plan their own visits.

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Includes sections on geography, wildlife and culture, dinosaurs, Mount Isa, Birdsville, Longreach, Charleville, Carnarvon Gorge, Big Red, Scrammy Gorge, Welford National Park and the Johnston Range.


Perth & Southwest WA NEW EDITION

Perth, Fremantle & Rottnest, 2/e 9781925868128, RRP $19.99

This 72-page, great value hardback book is full of vibrant photography, and is accompanied by a concise but fascinating commentary from one of Australia’s leading travel writers and photographers. Perth, Fremantle & Rottnest is an indispensable reminder and souvenir for both international and Australian visitors to this very special place. Armchair travellers and children will pick it up time and again to whet their appetites and perhaps to plan their own visits.

Insight Guide: Explore Perth & West Coast Australia Free eBook and pull-out map

9781789191349, RRP $19.99 From making sure you don’t miss out on must-see attractions like Swan River, Kings Park, Fremantle, Rottnest and Subiaco to discovering hidden gems, including Wave Rock, the easy-to-follow, ready-made walking routes will save you time, help you plan and enhance your visit to Perth and Western Australia. Practical, pocket-sized and packed with inspirational insider information, this is the ideal on-the-move companion to your trip to Perth and Western Australia.

Guide to the Wildlife of Perth and Australia’s South West 9781921874246, RRP $39.99 The highest selling and most comprehensive Wildlife Guide book in South Western Australia! This (reissued) much-respected and encyclopaedic guide, first published in 2014, is indispensable to anyone with an interest in the wide variety of fauna and flora to be found in the south west of Australia. The area bounded by the Margaret River region in the far south west of Western Australia, Lancelin to the north of Perth, Esperance on the mid-south coast and the inland township of Southern Cross is home to a surprisingly diverse range of wildlife, both plants and animals. The expert authors of this book have included a broad selection of the wildlife most likely to be encountered by those living in and travelling though the region. The selection includes many representatives of the animal kingdom from small insects to the largest marsupials, and also an impressive selection of the most beloved wildflowers.

Perth’s Best Bush, Coast & City Walks, 2/e 9781925868029, RRP $29.99 Introduces the best walks for visitors and residents alike, ranging from leisurely beach-side strolls to the more rugged tracks deep in the bush. Detailed descriptions and maps help the reader explore the regions parks, bushland, lakes, coasts and most interesting urban areas. NEW EDITION

Australian Geographic South west Australia 9781925868067, RRP $19.99 The 7th title in the new series of photographic souvenir guides to the iconic places of Australia from Australian Geographic and Woodslane Press. Includes sections NEW on geography, wildlife, wildflowers and culture, the Pinnacles, Wave Rock, Busselton, Rottnest, Cape-to-Cape, Denmark & the Valley of the Giants, Albany & the Stirling Ranges, Fitzgerald River National Park and Esperance.

Where to ride Where to Ride: Perth, 2/e 9780987250513, RRP $34.99 Fully revised and updated, this second edition is designed for maximum utility on the go, with a gloss paper stock, tough enough to cope with the rigours of sweaty hands and plenty of use out on the trail. Riders will appreciate the sturdy construction and convenient spiral binding of the book, this includes a fold out overview map of all rides that doubles as a book marker with map legend, ride ratings and terrain guide. Riders can refer between the map they are using and reference information with ease.

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REGIONAL WESTERN AUSTRALIA Australian Geographic Kimberley 9781925403848, RRP $19.99 One of the first two books in the series, the Australian Geographic Book of the Kimberley is an indispensable reminder and souvenir for both international and Australian visitors to this very special place.

100 Things To See In The Kimberley 9780648464600, RRP $29.95 This book by local guide Scotty Connell, is the culmination of a life spent exploring Australia’s wild and remote north west. Scotty’s led elite Nepalese Gurkhas on wild, wet season training missions, hiked through the Kimberley’s untamed ranges looking for unnamed waterfalls and hosted celebrities looking for unique Aussie experiences. Inside you’ll find 100 of the best things to see and do all across the Kimberley.

Birds of Western Australia 9781921874260, RRP $39.99 This comprehensive field guide to the birds of Western Australia, includes detailed descriptive text, distribution maps and full colour photographic illustrations of 486 species, covering the vast majority of sedentary birds and regular migratory birds. The guide has a strong, flexible spine and is relatively lightweight, making it ideal for constant use in the field and also includes comprehensive maps of areas where the various birds can be observed. It is suitable for beginners through to more experienced bird watchers.

Common Wildflowers of Western Australia 9781921874413, RRP $9.99 In Western Australia, one of the richest flora regions of the world, botanists to date have identified over 10,000 vascular plants. It is understandable that a visitor to this huge state would find the quantity and variation of wildflowers simply overwhelming. This small publication attempts to illustrate some of the more easily identifiable common and not so common wildflowers (215 species are illustrated). 14 Travel & Outdoor Guides

Guide to the Wildflowers of Western Australia, 3/e 9781925868036, RRP $34.99 Western Australia boasts over 13,000 plant species and it can be quite overwhelming to the flower-seeking visitor to the state. This book helps the reader identify wildflowers visually, also placing them in areas where there is a higher probability of seeing them.

NORTHERN TERRITORY Best Walks of the Red Centre 9781925403855, RRP $24.99 The heart of Australia contains a wealth of treasures: red-walled gorges, idyllic waterholes, fascinating formations and the culture of people who have inhabited this landscape for many millennia. It is a diverse landscape of arid flatlands, striped with ancient ranges and hidden, lush gullies. The best way to discover this colourful natural beauty is on foot.

Australian Geographic The Red Centre 9781925403831, RRP $19.99 This guide includes sections on geography, wildlife and culture, Alice Springs, the MacDonnell ranges, the Devil’s Marbles, Hermannsberg and Palm Valley, the Red Centre Way, Watarrka (King’s Canyon), Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta, and Rainbow Valley.

Camping Guide to the Northern Territory, 4/e 9781925403879, RRP $29.99 Details over 200 campsites throughout the Territories 71 national parks, conservation areas and reserves where you can pitch your tent on public land for free or very little cost. Whether you prefer an established campground in Kakadu, to hike or walk- into your secluded campsite along the Larapinta Trail or drive your four-wheel drive to a remote Gulf site, this guide contains all the essential information you need for your next camping adventure.


TASMANIA Coast and Village Walks of South East Tasmania 9781922131195, RRP $29.99 South-East of Tasmania is one of Australia’s most beautiful regions, and with its stunning scenery and iconic walking tracks it is the perfect place to experience and enjoy on foot. This guide contains a diverse range of walks to explore, including strolls around historic villages, hikes through pristine bushland and rambles along the sparkling, unspoiled beaches.

Australian Geographic Tasmania 9781925403923, RRP $19.99 This guide includes sections on geography, wildlife and culture, Hobart, Tasman Peninsula, Bruny Island, the south and western wilderness areas, Cradle Mountain and the Overland Track, the Central Plateau, the northwest coast, Launceston and Ben Lomond, the Bay of Fires, Freycinet.

Camping Guide to Tasmania, 5/e AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC TOP END, RRP $19.99 Note: Cover art not final

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THE OO IN ULURU 9781925868180, RRP $16.99 Winning the Speech Pathology Award 2019 for the 5-8 year old category, this is the story of the oo. Its an amusing sound for all of you. The Oo in Uluru is a fun Australian-themed phoneme story that teaches young readers about the vowel sound oo and where they can find it in different words.

9781921874314, RRP $29.99 Experience the very best camping destinations in Tasmania with this full-colour, fully updated and detailed directory to over 180 campsites. It has a comprehensive listing of more than 50 parks, forests and reserves where you can pitch your tent, roll out your swag or unhitch your van. This edition provides concise and accurate details to camping areas throughout the state, including some of Australia’s most celebrated bush and mountain areas such as Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair and Freycinet National Parks.

Hiking the Overland Track 9781786310132, RRP $34.95 This guide covers the iconic 81km Overland Track in Tasmania, one of Australia’s most famous long-distance walks. Starting at Cradle Valley and finishing at Lake St Clair, this hut-to-hut route is split into seven stages of roughly 10km, with plenty of opportunities to tackle the tracks many higher level sidetrips which include Tasmania’s highest peak, Mt Ossa.

Where to ride Where to Ride: Tasmania 2/e 9781921874307, RRP $34.99 Guiding you though 45 rides, Where to Ride Tasmania’s second edition features accurate mapping, altitude profiles, point by point ride logs and a range of ride difficulties from one to five star ratings. One star rides are within the abilities of most casual tourists, young children or beginner cyclists. Five star rides will have experienced cyclists grinning from ear to ear. Travel & Outdoor Guides 15


South Australia Adelaide’s Best Bush, Coast & City Walks, 2/e 9781925868012, RRP $29.99 Detailed descriptions and maps help the reader explore Adelaide’s parks, bushland, beaches, rivers and most interesting urban areas. The book is richly illustrated with over 150 full-colour photographs and dozens of detailed maps. NEW EDITION

Camping South Australia, 4/E 9781925403862, RRP $34.99 This expanded 4th edition of the best-selling guide provides concise and accurate details to camping areas throughout the whole state, including those along the Murray River, in the stunningly beautiful Flinders Ranges and in remote outback South Australia, along the picturesque coastline of the SouthEast, across the Eyre and Yorke peninsulas and, of course, on the delightful playground which is Kangaroo Island.

Where to ride Where to Ride Adelaide 9780980354645, RRP $34.99 Designed to be a useful resource, Where to Ride Adelaide is much more than just a good read. With clear directions, stunning photography, GPS generated mapping, and interesting background information for each ride, Where to Ride Adelaide sets a new standard for quality and presentation in cycling guide books. Including 46 rides which range from short family friendly distances, suitable for beginners to longer mountain bike and off road rides. Each of the rides described are rated to give a guide as to what to expect. There is also a location map and directions to help navigate you through the ride.

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2020 Woodslane Australian Travel & Outdoor Guides  

Find the best in Australian Travel and Outdoor guides right here! Walking, cycling, 4wd and so much more...

2020 Woodslane Australian Travel & Outdoor Guides  

Find the best in Australian Travel and Outdoor guides right here! Walking, cycling, 4wd and so much more...

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