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Melbourne's Best Picnic Spots & Beaches

The full colour guide to over 100 fantastic destinations
  • ISBN-13: 9781921203237
  • Publisher: WOODSLANE PRESS
  • Author: Robinson, Rebecca
  • Price: AUD $29.99
  • Stock: 73 in stock
  • Availability: Order will be despatched as soon as possible.
  • Local release date: 20/12/2007
  • Format: Paperback (220.00mm X 130.00mm) 208 pages Weight: 420g
  • Categories: Active outdoor pursuits [WSZ]Travel & holiday guides [WTH]Victoria [1MBFV]
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Melbourne has some of the most beautiful parks & coastline in the world. There are many places to spread out a blanket or towel, unpack a hamper & soak up the great Australian outdoors. In this book youll find the very best of them. From the inner city to the outer suburbs & key areas beyond, whether North, South, East or West. Melbourne has something for everyone, with many beaches, open parklands and pristine national parks. Melbournes best Picnic Spots includes: Over 100 great locations; From the Dandenongs to Daylesford, from the Mornington to the Bellarine Peninsulas; Over 150 full colour photos; Detailed full colour maps; A summary table to help you quickly find your spot; Information on Melbournes history and environment.

Scot Darroch Donald is a professional travel/nature writer and photographer. HIs travel guides include Footprints Australia East Coast Discovery Guide. 

Rebecca Robinson, with degrees in Fine Arts and Zoology, works as a freelance natural science illustrator, cartographer and photographer.

  • Location maps
  • About the authors
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: How to use this book; Public transport; Families and children; Wheelchair access; Taking your dog; Looking after the environment
  • Picnic Spots & Beaches at a glance
  • Melbournes Best Picnic Spots & Beaches: City (1 to 10); South and South East (11 to 39); South West (40 to 48); West (49 to 56); North West (57 to 76); North (77 to 84); North East (85 to 95); East (96 to 109)
  • Appendix 1: Safety Tips
  • Appendix 2: Where the Wild Things Are
  • Appendix 3: Useful addresses and contacts
  • Appendix 4: The "Perfect Picnic" checklist
  • Index
  • Other books from Woodslane
  • Photograhy in this book
  • Feedback
  • Map Legend
  • The full-colour guide to overr 100 fantastic destinations
  • A variety of picnic spots, large and small
  • Over 200 full-colour photographs
  • Detailed information on facilities
  • Information on local facilities and attractions
  • Colour maps for high profile parks and beaches
  • Covers Bells Beach on the Surf Coast to Woolamai Beach on Phillip Island, Ballarat to the Yarra Ranges

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