10/12/2010 08:25 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

How To Travel To Australia On The Cheap

The kangaroos haven't lose their bounce, the tropical fruit is ripening nicely, Sydney Harbour remains sparkling and Melbourne's cool cats are still sipping Negronis and grazing on bar snacks.

The Aussie dollar might be rising and rising, but some of Australia's best travel experiences remain its most affordable. Beat the exchange rate with our tips for travelling in Oz on a budget: how to fly for less, what to see for free and where to find cheap sleeps.

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