enjoy such recreation as visiting friends, going for a drive
or walk, or watching television. Outdoor sports are extremely
popular. Many people enjoy skin diving, surfing, swimming,
play golf and tennis. Team sports are a national pastime.
Australians begin to play team sports in primary school, and
many continue to play them throughout life. The best players
may work their way up through local and state competitions
and perhaps win a position in one of the national teams. The
nation's professional sports teams have large and enthusiastic
popular team sports in Australia are cricket, Australian Rules
football, Rugby League, Rugby Union, and soccer. Cricket is
a favourite summer sport in Australia. The Australian national
cricket team regularly plays against teams from England, India,
New Zealand, Pakistan, and the West Indies. Australian Rules
football, Rugby League, Rugby Union, and soccer are played
mainly during the winter.
Rules football was invented in Australia and is played only
there and in the former Australian possession of Papua New
Guinea. It is especially popular in southern Australia. Rugby
League and Rugby Union are forms of football that were invented
in England. Rugby League is the professional form of the sport,
and Rugby Union is the amateur form.
plays Rugby League and Rugby Union chiefly against Britain,
France, and New Zealand. Soccer is the fastest-growing team
sport in Australia. The national soccer team plays teams from
many other countries. Australia has produced many world-famous
athletes, especially in tennis, golf, swimming, and athletics.
Australians have won numerous Olympic medals in swimming,
athletics, rowing, cycling, and yachting. They also compete
successfully in the international sport of surfing.
PADI Dive Resort and world famous aquarium. Dive with
huge sharks and sting rays. Friends and family can watch.
Points of interest visited: PADI programs offered.
Discover scuba to specialty dives, excellent viz, sharks
Clear Mountain Health and Conference Center
Clear Mountain Health Spa & Conference Center offers
a full range of massages and beauty treatments to enhance
your stay with us, as well as a selection of specialised
Treatments and Consultations for the benefit of those
taking part in our LifeStyle Programmes.
Clear Mountain Rd,
Queensland 4500, Australia
Tel:+617 3298 5100
Freecall:1800 1800 19
Fax:+617 3298 5435
Hepburn Spa Facilities
The main public pool and spa is Australia's only mineral
water bath facility. The medicinal properties of mineral
water offer a unique way to relax while gaining relief
from the daily aches and pains of a hectic lifestyle.
Reservations are essential for all private facilities.
We recommend making reservations at least 6 weeks in
advance. A deposit will be required to confirm all private
facility bookings. It's opened everyday from 10am to
Hepburn Spa Resort Mineral
Hepburn Springs, Vic 3461
Tel: +61 5348 2034
Fax: +61 5348 1167
Massage Healing Center
Centrally located in Daylesford, Massage Healing Center
is warm and comfortable. It is also well known for its
relaxed and friendly atmosphere. You will surely find
a professional approach with skilled masseurs and a
variety of massage techniques. Healing essentials, includes
auric balms, oils, etc.
Rms 1-4 & shop 6
11 Howe Street
Tel:+613 5348 1099
Hyatt Regency Spa
The Spa offers over 140 beauty, health and pampering
treatments, among them are hair and beauty salon, squash
courts, gymnasium, Jacuzzis, lap pool and private sunbathing