Lonely Planet Guides

Lonely Planet Guides are perhaps the best known travel guides in the world. Here at The Map Shop we always have a large selection in stock. The particular publications shown here are just a very small representation of what is on our shelves at the time of making this web page. We keep not just the popular destinations but the lesser known as well.

Before heading off on your tour make sure you come in or contact us for the relevant Lonely Planet publication. You really don't want to leave home without one of the following Lonely Planet product types.


They also produce Road Atlases and City Maps

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The full list of available guides is under constant revision with new editions and new guides being added and some items being deleted. Please contact the shop with your destination of interest and we can tell you what is currently available.

Mexico - AUD$44.95

Fancy a fiesta? 9th edition.

Sunsoaked beaches, tacos and tequila - prepare for the vibrant glow of Mexico. Helps you to explore Mexico City markets, Aztec and Mayan pyramids and more.
  • advice on where to eat and sleep
  • full colour highlights and itineraries for trip planning
  • handy language chapter
  • 185 maps
  • over 1050 pages!

South-East Asia on a Shoestring
- AUD$42.95

Your ticket to affordable adventure

This was the first guide ever produced by Lonely Planet. Now in its 12th edition it has been carried by backpackers through Asia for over 25years!
  • approx 170 maps
  • eat, sleep and even indulge on the cheap
  • includes Indonesia, Phillipines, Brunei, Cambodia, Myanmar(Burma), Malaysia and more
  • useful phrase guide
  • over 980 pages!
Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar -

Demstifying the desert

Whether you're an expat or an independent traveller, you'll discover all you need to know about these three Gulf States - from chaotic camel races to traditional teahouses - with this indispensable guide.
  • 12 maps, including a full-colour regional map
  • up-to-date political, historical and cultural information
  • extensive accommodation and restaurant options for all budgets
  • helpful advice on getting around, including tips for self-drivers
  • useful Arabic language chapter
  • over 200 pages
Mauritius, Reunion and Seychelles
- AUD$36.95

Cool vibes, warm beaches, smoking volcanoes. 5th edition.

Dive the reefs, hike the peaks, then relax with the tastiest Creole dinnerin the Indian Ocean. This is your dive buddy, mountain guide and dining companionin these island paradises.
  • 50 detailed maps including Reunion hiking maps
  • special section on diving and snorkelling
  • accommodation options from mountain gites to beach resorts
  • information on local cultures, architecture and cuisine
  • handy phrases in French and Creole
  • over 320 pages

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