Discover a land of roaring surf, towering rainforests and day after day of sunshine with The Rough Guide to East Coast Australia. Be inspired by the cosmopolitan cities, the countless wine regions, gorgeous Byron Bay, the Great Barrier Reef and all the fascinating, less-travelled places in between. With full-colour sections of Taking the Plunge, diving and surfing on the east coast and Ecotourism, the guide takes you way off the beaten track to discover the real Australia. Covering every region, from remote and unspoilt beaches where kangaroos hop along the shore, to alternative country towns with a character all their own, the guide also highlights unforgettable side-trips to the Torres Strait Islands and Uluru. Places to stay - the funkiest hostels, the glitziest resorts, the leafiest rainforest lodges - are covered in detail and with our hand-picked restaurant and nightlife recommendations you'll always know where to find the action. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to East Coast Australia.