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British & Irish Lions 2013 - Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney

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British & Irish Lions 2013 - Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney

Good evening,

Due to arrive in Brisbane (Mantra Legends, Gold Coast-Surfers Paradise) on June 20th for 4 days, fly to Melbourne (Quality Hotel Downtowner on Lagoon) for 7 days, then fly to Sydney (Travelodge) for 7 days before leaving Australia back to the UK on July 8th.

I have had a good read over other similar forum topics. However, we would appreciate any advice/suggestions/recommendations on what is a must do in all of the above 3 cities.

In short, we aren't really interested in the art side of sight seeing, but more interested in a sport/drinking/scenery/food/excursions side of things, although I appreciate that the above is quite a variety of different genres.

We want to see/do as much as possible (depending on time and finance) in Australia and don't want to leave thinking we have missed out on something.

Initially, I would have loved to indulge in shark cage diving in the sea, but after research it appears it wont be possible as its not near any of the 3 cities. However, is there bungee jumping opportunities near or something similar?

I will appreciate any responses from any locals and hopefully previous and current lions tourists.

Thank you.


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1. Re: British & Irish Lions 2013 - Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney

the 'must dos' are listed on the forums of the cities concerned.

look at the left and right hand side of the respective pages.

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2. Re: British & Irish Lions 2013 - Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney

For Sydney have a look at the FAQ's/Top questions on the right hand side of the Sydney forum page under "more about Sydney" - there is a whole "must sees" FAQ.

A River Cat ride out to the Homebush Olympic site might interest you sydneyolympicpark.com.au/whats_on/visitor_ce… & a vist to the SCG www.scgt.nsw.gov.au/history/scg-museum/

Try & catch an AFL game while you're here - Melbourne will have more games on.

Other Sydney ideas http://www.sydney.com/

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3. Re: British & Irish Lions 2013 - Brisbane, Melbourne & Sydney

Go to the races. Great day out. Meetings in all the Capital cities.


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