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8 Absolutely Amazing Australian Winter Getaways

June 18th, 2019 in General by

Here are the winters once again, that time of the year to chill. The temperatures would drop in the coming months but there is nothing like winters to enjoy the outdoors.

Here are 10 places in Australia that you would love to visit during this winter.

Melbourne, Victoria

melborne in winter

Right on the southern tip of the Australian continent, the second most livable city, 7 times in a row, Melbourne comes alive in the winters. Check out Queen Victoria Winter Night market, Melbourne Book Market and if you happen to be in the city at the end of July, become a part of the Open House Melbourne.

The Blue Mountains, New South Wales

The Three Sisters

If you seek tranquillity or even if you are an adventurer at heart, nothing could beat The Blue Mountains in New South Wales. Located at the foothills of Sydney’s metropolitan area, the Blue Mountains is an amazing getaway for a hiker or a camper.

Bridestowe Lavender Farm, Tasmania

Sunset over a summer lavender field in Tihany, Hungary

Not too far from the mainland, the island state of Tasmania is the ultimate destination for a winter trip. Hardly a drive of an hour from Launceston, Bridestowe is known for its Lavender fields. The beautiful fields give a purple hue as if the fields are photoshopped.

Daintree Rainforest, Queensland

Daintree National Park, Australia

Located at the North East coast of Queensland this tropical rainforest comes out anew in winters. A World Heritage Site listed by UNESCO, the rainforest preserves fauna and fossils of the major stages of Earth’s evolution. Driving is the best way to explore Daintree as the distances between attractions are significant.

Hunter Valley, New South Wales

Hunter Valley vineyards

Formally known as the Hunter region, this region of New South Wales is one of the largest river valleys on the NSW coast. This scenic area contains the Hunter River and has some incredible vineyards and is also known as Australia’s best wine regions. Hunter Valley is an absolute delight for the tourists and attracts 2.5 million people every year.

Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart Waterfront

Another stunning place to visit on the island state of Tasmania is, Hobart. The capital of Tasmania, Hobart is the most populous city of the island. A great place for hikers, with Mount Wellington to fathom and in case you are less of an adventurer check out the Museum of Old and New Art.

Charlotte’s Pass, New South Wales

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Erroneously known as Charlotte’s Pass, Charlotte Pass is Australia’s highest Alpine terrain. The coldest location of Australia, you could find snow almost around the year, although winters could be chilling, yet it is a great place to ski. There are over 15 accommodation services in the Charlotte Pass village, making it a tourist-friendly altitude.

Mount Buller, Victoria

beautiful nature and scenery around snowshoe ski resort in cass west virginia

Located in the Alpine region of the state of Victoria, Mount Buller is a great place to visit for snowsports enthusiasts. The close proximity to Melbourne makes it popular with snowsports.

Don’t just duck under your blankets this winters and check out these amazing winter getaways.

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