The rock that is fooling the tourists

Mount Connor or ‘‘Fool-uru’’ differs from Uluru in that it has a distinctive flat top with a separate top layer.

So many tourists mistake this other big rock in Central Australia it's been nicknamed 'Fool-uru'.

The lion (and the bear) sleeps with you tonight

Hunting for pics and crocs

Rock of ages in Arnhem Land

Shaolin Village planned for Australia

A SPIRITUAL THING: Visitors walk past as young monks offer prayers outside the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng city in central China's Henan province.

China's Shaolin Temple, is planning to build an Australian complex that includes a temple, a hotel, a kung fu academy and a golf course.

Sydney: Airbnb's Big Gay stay

WHITE PICKET FENCES: Airbnb's The Big Gay Stay.

Want to be part of the world’s biggest Mardi Gras parade? Airbnb has a big pink answer.

Robot Restaurant opens in Sydney

Exciting: Dancers dressed as futuristic characters perform during a show at The Robot Restaurant in Tokyo.

If you ever wanted to experience the 'other' side of Japan, head to Sydney for a quirky new restaurant.

10 outdoor dining spots in NSW

OUTSIDE DINING: The Boathouse at Palm Beach has great views and great food.

With summer drawing to an end, now is a great time to head to New South Wales and try some of the state's best al fresco dining spots.

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Shaolin Village planned for Australia

A SPIRITUAL THING: Visitors walk past as young monks offer prayers outside the Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng city in central China's Henan province.

China's Shaolin Temple, is planning to build an Australian complex that includes a temple, a hotel, a kung fu academy and a golf course.

Sydney: Airbnb's Big Gay stay

Want to be part of the world’s biggest Mardi Gras parade? Airbnb has a big pink answer.

Robot Restaurant opens in Sydney

A guide to cricket-mad cities

outback

The rock that is fooling the tourists

Mount Connor or ‘‘Fool-uru’’ differs from Uluru in that it has a distinctive flat top with a separate top layer.

So many tourists mistake this other big rock in Central Australia it's been nicknamed 'Fool-uru'.

Outback glamping

Wildlife and creature comforts go hand in hand at this South Australian safari camp.

Driving the Gibb River Road Windjana Gorge.

A 4WD adventure

Creepy encounters make for an unforgettable outback adventure in Western Australia.

nature

A great white shade of fear

Great white sharks are still protected species

How close is too close to a great white shark?

Face to face with Chopper

A terrifying encounter with a 5.5-metre crocodile might leave your heart racing.

Accelerating down a sand dune at 50kmh is a wind-blown thrill.

Get your motor running

By the second descent I couldn't wait and gunned it, and now there was no stopping me.

coasts

Dive into the life aquatic

Paddling a canoe on Lord Howe's blue waters.

A week of swimming off Lord Howe will calm your troubled waters.

20 reasons to visit Hamilton Island

There is something on this island to indulge all of your senses.

SURF'S UP: Australian pro surfer Sally Fitzgibbons.

Are women better than men at surfing?

Women are more intuitive when it comes to catching waves.

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