Surf Bondi Beach and kayak Sydney Harbour without getting wet? Fly a helicopter over Sydney Harbour without leaving the ground? Sounds impossible… but thanks to innovative new 360o video developed and launched today by Destination NSW it’s a reality. In an Australian tourism first, visitors can now participate in iconic Sydney experiences before they leave, providing inspiration to book their next trip and turn the digital experience into a real one.
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The Australian National Maritime Museum is not just a fascinating maritime attraction, it is overflowing with incredible stories from the volunteer guides who work there, there are over 400 dedicated volunteer guides as well as highly skilled paid teacher guides that will make your maritime experience truly memorable.
Some of the volunteer guides have actually worked on the vessels and others have had extensive maritime careers, nevertheless their tours and stories will have you yearning for more.
Australians are closely linked to the sea, our oceans and waterways have influenced our development and are very much part of who we are.
You\'ve never experienced water like this!
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Australian Release: March 28, 2013. Cast: Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, Cloris Leachman. THE
CROODS is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first
family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has
always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a
spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world
filled with fantastic creatures -- and their outlook is changed forever
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is a Canadian-Ukrainian duo delivering an eclectic, harmonious
potpourri of sublime resonance, beats and rhythm. McLarnon’s delicate
airy gossamer-like vocals are often compared to Liz Fraser (Cocteau
Twins) with glimmers of Stereolab, The Sundays, Curve, Nathalie
Merchant and Slowdive. Kretov's spellbinding guitar, vocals, synths,
beats, programming & effects create soundscapes with elements of
Pink Floyd Peter Gabriel to help you take flight.Ummagma
won the 2013 Alternative Eurovision from 21 countries, and picked up 2
awards at the Australian Independent Music Video Awards. This duo has
regularly featured in The Scottish New Music Chart and had a full-page
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The Amos Family had a dream—to raise $1 million to help shelter dogs find forever homes. Now, with the help of pet industry leaders Wahl and GreaterGood.org, this dream is a reality. The Australian family of five has picked up and moved to the states, and for the next year their home will be an RV and a giant dog-shaped mobile dog washing vehicle. It’s called the Bathe to Save Tour, and its mission is to visit 150 cities in all 50 states, raise money and awareness, and wash more than 25,000 dogs to get them ready for adoption.
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http://www.cartenoire.com.au How did a world renowned street artist and France's number one coffee come together in Australia? Australian
street artist Jenny McCracken took inspiration from Carte Noire's Fire
& Ice roasting process and created a giant 3D street art piece. Here's how she did it and the reaction it caused when it was displayed in Sydney.
AQUA: A Journey into the World of Water is a multisensory experience for the whole family. Discover the story of water and its importance in our lives as you are taken through a journey of water installations and visual effects.
Be immersed in an adventure around the world, in which you are both actor and spectator, surrounded by 360º screen projections. And be inspired by the visual spectacle of AQUA to make a pledge to save water for the planet.
AQUA is a 30-minute timed show with ANMM guides to take you through this unique experience created by ONE DROP, an initiative of Guy Lailberté, Founder of Cirque du Soleil®.
Only in Australia at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour from 3 December 2011 - 26 February 2012.
You've never experienced water like this!
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Thanks to our principle partner Sydney Catchment Authority.
Were the skies really red? I've looked at lots of different videos and seen many different colours. Here's what it looked like through my camera. Find out more at http://www.bobinoz.com/blog/2686/dust-storms-sweep-through-from-sydney-to-brisbane/
This is Opera Australia's most ambitious project ever, costing $11.5m with over 130 performers, 240 Opera Australia staff and 60 volunteers. Staged under the night sky and against the spectacular backdrop of the Sydney skyline, performers and audiences alike will be lit up nightly by this sparkling opera production complete with fireworks on five barges. Featuring Mardi-Gras-inspired costumes, the world's largest Chesterfield and a live orchestra housed on the water line, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is more than opera, it's an event. Already called the 'world-wide number #1 opera event of 2012' by The Guardian, it's set to dazzle 3000 people nightly, over its 3 week season. Directed by renowned US director Francesca Zambello and starring Australian sopranos Emma Matthews and Rachelle Durkin alternating in the role of Violetta, with two of the world's leading tenors, Italian, Gianluca Terranova and Korean, Ji-Min Park alternating as Alfredo. Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: La Traviata opens 24 March 2012 with tickets from $85. www.operaonsydneyharbour.com.au
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