Dawn Boomerangs

Interesting Links and Helpful Info

Australian Local Info

Australia Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) – Equivalent to Travel Visa – Check your Princess Cruise Personalizer for message regarding whether it is provided in your cruise fare.

Australian Slang Did you know that a “Bludger” has another meaning, and a “Cactus” is not just a plant? Great site, full of some great info on uniquely Aussie jargon

Australia.com – Australia’s Official Tourism Website

Australia Cities Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Cairns, Alice Springs, Darwin, Broome, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart

Oprah’s Ultimate Australian AdventureTravel Itineraries and Guides

Australia – Sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times
Useful Tips

Travel Tips and Hazards

Travel Tips/Hazards



Australian States and Territories

New South Wales
Northern Territory
Western Australia
South Australia
Australian Capital Territory

Indigenous Australia

Indigenous Australians
Aboriginal Mythology

Australian Animals

Common Australian Spiders (warning to those who are scared (like me) of spiders, this page had loads of pics)

(Vacation Rentals By Owners)
A lower cost alternative accommodation with 160,000 properties in over 100 countries
The following links are all part of the main VRBO site

VRBO main site
VRBO Australia
VRBO – Melbourne
VRBO – Sydney

Hotel Bookings

Wotif.com Search by Cities – Good Quick Comparison

Octopus Travel Search by Cities – Good Quick Comparison

HotelClub Search by Cities – Good Quick Comparison


Virgin Blue
Flight Centre 
Best FlightsSearch for up to date prices on flights, Cruises, Coach Tours, car hire, Rail adventures and more.
Sky Scanner Search for flights, car hire, hotels top deals and travel tips.

Car Hire Australia

Thrifty Car rental
Europcar Australia
Budget Car Hire 
Avis Car Hire
Car Rental Price compare and bookings with the big 5 car rental companies
DIY Car Hire Price compare and bookings with the big 5 car rental companies


Shore Tours Info

Princess Shore Tours –
2012 Princess Shore tours PDF

PDF of all Tours (31 pages), Tours Link (pull down city to see details),

Australia Shore Excursions/Day Tours – Select City or region to shorten list

that’s Melbourne Attractions, Itineraries, Dining, Shopping, Tours, et al

Sydney Ports Cruise Ships Schedule Mar 16 – Overseas Passenger Terminal

Bombing of Darwin World War II Heritage Tour 4 hr morning tour – $75

Darwin, Port Douglas CC Thread

Fremantle, Perth Western Australia

Fremantle Tram ToursTriple Tour (Tram, Cruise, Train or Bus),

Perth City Sightseeing HOHO Bus Tour

TransPerth – Bus, Train, Ferry Public Transport Services

Melbourne to 12 Apostles CC Thread


Cruise Critic Roll Calls and Info Links

Round Australia – Dawn Princess – Sydney Roundtrip 28 Days – 11 March 2011

Australia & New Zealand Ports of Call Message Board

Hotel in Sydney

Now … the airfare and strategy question

Will I like the “Aussie” Princess

Advice Please on Tip Aboard the Sun Princess Australia cruises

Stuff to do in Sydney


Leave a Comment »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: