Visit the continent that offers lively entertainment in its cities, and peaceful solitude in its vast Outback. Start this fascinating tour of the continent "down under" in Sydney, with its famous Harbor Bridge and Opera House. Join in the raucous nightlife of King's Cross, then head to the Blue Mountains - home of the spectacular Wentworth Falls. Visit the national capital of Canberra, the cultural center of Melbourne, and the far-western urban oasis of Perth. Go to the Outback, where monolithic Ayers Rock changes color throughout the day. Marvel at the coral formations and sea life of the Great Barrier Reef. Finally, enjoy a trip to Brisbane and its outlying coastal resorts.
"Wild Australia": Unique and sometimes bizarre species of Australian wildlife are featured in this program. The koala bear, platypus, echidna, numbat and the ever-popular kangaroo! The life cycles and habits of these unusual animals are traced in fascinating detail
"Australia's National Parks": Four of the continent's national parks are showcased in this segment: Great Barrier Reef, West Tasmania, Kakadu and Uluru. As you experience the natural beauty of these places, you will also learn something about their history
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