Apps and Websites

Australian Geology Travel Maps

This is a phone app that operates offline in the field (ie. without a connection to the internet) and delivers interactive geology-terrain maps, old mine workings, gem, gold and metal locations, quarries and geophysical imagery.


This App is basically a GPS-Powered Field Guide in your pocket. You can record your observations – photograph it, measure it, classify it and describe it. Any field guide with the Rock.d logo will have be available as checkins in the Rock.d App.

More to Explore

Forest Fire Management Victoria’s App which aims to provide comprehensive information to help people use and enjoy Victoria’s 3.1 million hectares of State forest and its network of approximately 400 visitor sites and 250 recreational trails.

NSW Geotours

Self-guided geological tours presented by the Geological Survey of New South Wales, including: The Port Macquarie Geotrail, Newcastle Coastal Geotrail and Warrumbungle National Park Geotrail.

Heart of Gold Australia

Connect to the rich history and importance of gold in Australia with the Heart of Gold Australia community app. Embark on self-guided, interactive gold trails as you discover the story of a nation built on gold.


This website is a fantastic place to explore 3D rock samples and 3D images of outcrops from around the world. Simply search ‘metamorphic rocks’ or ‘rock outcrops’, for instance, and you will have a world of rocks at your fingertips.

Geological Survey of Victoria

The Geological Survey of Victoria (GSV) is the Victorian Government’s geoscience agency. The website offers plenty of information about Victoria’s Geology, maps and reports and, exploration and prospecting.

Geological Society of Australia

The Geological Society of Victoria website has good information about the geological history of Victoria. It also posts events and talks related to Geology.

Leisure Solutions

A website for all things Geotourism. Geotourism is related to Ecotourism, however it focuses on the Geology of the landscape. On this website you will find a whole range of Geotours from around Australia, presentations on Geotourism and links to other tours/websites.