The Weekend Australian - Travel - - Destination Australia - SU­SAN KURO­SAWA

VISIT Fort Deni­son Res­tau­rant, on the land­mark Syd­ney Har­bour is­land, for a mem­o­rable din­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. Open seven days a week for brunch, lunch and af­ter­noon tea (plus for pri­vate evening events), the venue show­cases 360-de­gree city, Opera House and north­ern har­bour views. Ar­rive by ferry (a mere fiveminute ride from Cir­cu­lar Quay) or pri­vate water taxi. Book ahead for the pop­u­lar two-hour Aus­tralian Cheese & Wine Ex­pe­ri­ence ($170 a per­son in­clud­ing lo­cal se­lec­tions, with cham­pagne and tast­ing notes), plus tour the is­land’s his­toric Martello Tower ($10). More: fort­deni­ ARM­CHAIR TRAV­ELLER Mid­somer Mur­ders: You can be at least half an hour into an episode of Mid­somer Mur­ders be­fore you re­alise you’ve seen it be­fore. DCI Tom Barn­aby may have re­tired but there’s some­thing warm and cosy about these ear­lier out­ings with their im­mutable English scenery and bod­ies in the shrub­bery. Tonight, 8.30pm, UKTV. Live Like an An­i­mal: This is an in­trigu­ing se­ries; last week three ‘‘beaver buffs’’ (true) set out to build shel­ters, sleep and eat like these crafty an­i­mals. Tonight an in­trepid trio of wasp-watch­ers are set­ting up a bivouac in New York’s Cen­tral Park. Wed­nes­day, 7.30pm, Nat Geo Wild.

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