"Must do"s in Oz

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Post by Deb GP » Mon Nov 14, 2005 6:34 pm

I'm off to Oz this chrimbo with hubby (Agent Smith) to go to one of his chum's weddings. We land in Sydney on Boxing Day morning, have to go to the wedding Adelaide on 7th January and leave from Sydney on the 12th.

What do we *have* to do whilst we're there?

I'd like to see the penguins and go wine tasting. Agent Smith wants to see the start of the Sydney-Hobart race. We want to go diving (but don't think we have time to visit the reef this visit) and we prefer to be active - so any suggestions for adventures, places to see, things to do would be gratefully received.

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Post by Great Plum » Tue Nov 15, 2005 9:27 am

Apparently the Blue Mountains is a must...
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Post by Hannoir » Tue Nov 15, 2005 10:27 am

I'm off tomorrow.

I'll let you know, though it wont be til 16th December when I am back.
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Post by J.R. » Tue Nov 15, 2005 11:43 am

........ remind 'em all who won the 'Ashes' ! :oops:
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Post by dogger » Tue Nov 15, 2005 3:50 pm

J.R. wrote:........ remind 'em all who won the 'Ashes' ! :oops:
I echo that!

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Post by Deb GP » Wed Nov 16, 2005 9:50 am

Oh, we intend to. And the Rugby at the weekend.

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Post by Hannoir » Sat Nov 26, 2005 11:43 pm

went to the blue mountains they are great. also sydney is a really fun city as well. if you have chance, go to newcastle and do a wine tour there (loads of wine tasting!!) we used shadows wine tours.
in byron bay atm, its alternative and fun, the beach is great but it depends what you like to do really!
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Post by sejintenej » Sun Nov 27, 2005 8:20 pm

Hannoir wrote: go to newcastle and do a wine tour there (loads of wine tasting!!) we used shadows wine tours.

PM me if you want to know anymore.
Interesting; as we're off in Jan I asked an Aussie friend about Newcastle and he almost prohibited the concept on the grounds that, like Woomera, it is simply an industrial estate. (And I thought Woomera was where all the rockets used to be tested).

as for the PM; wilco

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Post by J.R. » Mon Nov 28, 2005 12:14 pm

sejintenej wrote:
Hannoir wrote: go to newcastle and do a wine tour there (loads of wine tasting!!) we used shadows wine tours.

PM me if you want to know anymore.
Interesting; as we're off in Jan I asked an Aussie friend about Newcastle and he almost prohibited the concept on the grounds that, like Woomera, it is simply an industrial estate. (And I thought Woomera was where all the rockets used to be tested).
as for the PM; wilco
You are absolutely correct.

Half the staff from Farnborough were out there at one stage.
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Post by sejintenej » Mon Feb 13, 2006 7:39 am

Hannoir wrote:went to the blue mountains they are great. also sydney is a really fun city as well. if you have chance, go to newcastle and do a wine tour there (loads of wine tasting!!) we used shadows wine tours.
in byron bay atm, its alternative and fun, the beach is great but it depends what you like to do really!
PM me if you want to know anymore.
Seems like the wholwe east coast is good - in Blue Mountains (pimples) atm but Cairns, Byron Bay etc also excellent.
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Post by Richard Ruck » Mon Feb 13, 2006 9:05 am

sejintenej wrote: For RR: met a Moroccan girl in YHA Cairns who works in Foix
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