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See & Do

A guide for the armchair traveller

See some of the world’s most famous vistas, iconic buildings and historic museums through the wonder of virtual travel and cinematic genius.

Virtual tours - home grown

Adelaide

Highlights Virtual Tour

Explore Adelaide from your couch with our immersive Highlights Virtual Tour.

Visit 37 locations in the city through 360-degree images or video. There are sweeping drone images of the picturesque Adelaide Botanic Garden, Adelaide Oval, Government House and Rymill Park / Mullawirraburka.

Watch the sun setting over the Riverbank or enjoy the bustle of Leigh Street in full swing during a street party. Experience a ride on an EcoCaddy in the South East corner of the city or fly on the zip line at TreeClimb in the Adelaide Park Lands - all in glorious 360-degree videos.

South Australia

SATV

From professional star-gazers to gin distillers, world-class chefs and shark cage divers, travel online throughout South Australia. You can even support your favourite operator through this challenging time through the virtual tip jar.

Get ready to 'reward your wonder'!

Virtual tours - Australia-wide

Uluru

Explore the sights, sounds and stories of Uluru thanks to a collaboration between Parks Australia and Google Story Spheres. Each Story Sphere combines 360-degree visuals with audio clips to create an interactive experience of a place.

Discover key sites, hear the desert birdsong and listen to traditional owners sharing important cultural knowledge and stories.

Sydney

View iconic spots of Sydney such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay and Sydney Opera House with spectacular 360-degree images.

The Great Barrier Reef

Explore the Great Barrier Reef through an interactive journey with David Attenborough.

Virtual tours - abroad

AirPano

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Beat your OS trip-cancelling blues with a visit to just about anywhere in the world. From the snowy vistas of Finland and Russia to the fascinating mountain ranges of China and Peru, enjoy some of the most breathtaking and immersive 360-degree footage you will ever see.

Google Earth

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Explore satellite imagery and 3D buildings and terrain for hundreds of cities around the world. Zoom to anywhere in the world, then dive in for a 360-degree perspective with Street View.

Use the Voyager feature to take a guided tour with some of the world's leading storytellers, scientists, and nonprofits. Immerse yourself in new cultures and expand your knowledge of the world.

Movies & documentaries

Watching a movie or documentary can be a wonderful way to relax and escape to another place or time, and might even give you a fresh perspective or inspire you to try something new. Whether you are looking for the escape of a well-told story or the insights of a great documentary, we've selected a handful of each to help you take in some breathtaking and interesting landscapes from around the world.

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Movies from Kanopy

The Dressmaker (2015) Starring: Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth

Features: Dungatar, Victoria (Australia)

Brooklyn (2015) Starring: Saoirse Ronan

Features: Enniscorthy, Wexford, and Dublin (Ireland), Montreal, Quebec (Canada) and Coney Island, New York (US)

Paris Can Wait (2017) Starring: Diane Lane, Alec Baldwin

Features: Cannes, Pont du Gard, Vienne, Lyon, Vezelay and Paris (France)

Documentaries from Beamafilm

Journal de France (2013)

Features: mostly France but also Venezuela, Chad, Central African Republic and Italy

Walking the Camino: Six ways to Santiago (2015)

Features: the pilgrimage from Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port on the French side of the Pyrenees to Roncesvalles on the Spanish side before making its way through to Santiago de Compostela through the major cities of Pamplona, Logroño, Burgos and León

The Indian Pacific (2018)

Features: landscapes between Sydney and Perth (Australia)

Netflix

Movies

Seven Years in Tibet (1997) Starring: Brad Pitt

Features: Argentina, Nepal, Austria and Canada

Murder Mystery (2019) Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler
Features: Montreal (Canada), Santa Margherita Ligure, Lake Como, and Milan (Italy)

Wine Country (2019) Starring: Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Ana Gasteyer

Features: Los Angeles, Napa and Calistoga in California (US)

Documentaries

Pedal the World (2015)

Features: 22 countries, including Thailand, Laos, New Zealand, the US and Norway.

National Parks Adventure (2016)

Features: Yellowstone, Yosemite, Glacier National Park, Redwood National Park, the Everglades and Arches (US)

Mountain (2017)

Features: the highest mountain peaks from around the world.