Published On: Tue, Dec 12th, 2017

Best places to travel to in Australia

Australia is an exciting place, full of diverse and incredible travel opportunities. Instead of spending thousands on an exotic trip overseas, save a few dollars and avoid the jetlag by choosing one of the spectacular destinations Australia has to offer.

While it is quite incredible that a bright, sunny day may exist within a close proximity to snowfall, Australia’s climate is able to offer its very own snow season. Taking a trip to Thredbo means stunning mountain views, cozy lodges and of course, lots of skiing.

Thredbo is ideal for the energetic travelers. It offers ski and snowboarding schools to suit all abilities. So if you’re looking to enhance your skills, Thredbo’s the place. Otherwise, the countries longest ski runs will see you flying down the slopes, soaking up the holiday fun.

Thredbo’s ski resorts also offer everything from underfloor heating to a cozy fireplace, to ensure you’re comfortable and relaxed in between your exhilarating adventures.

However, Thredbo’s perks aren’t just restricted to winter. The alpine region is home to some of Australia’s best mountain bike and hiking trails, to ensure your vacation is equipped with thrilling activities all year round.

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Byron Bay
According to Best in Australia, Byron Bay is one of the best holiday locations Australia has to offer. Located in NSW, Byron is a perfect summer destination for relaxing and rejuvenating. You’ll experience the serenity of Australia’s famous beaches, with a relaxed summer vibe encompassing the entire coastal

Byron Bay showcases some beautiful national parks, alive with Australia’s unique wildlife. Arakwal National Park is a great place to immerse yourself in nature, with secluded beaches, whale watching, picnicking and swimming opportunities making for an ideal family day trip.

Hunter Valley
Many people have also found the Hunter Valley to be one of the most worthwhile places to visit in Australia. The Hunter Valley provides picturesque views and a refreshing change to the busy hustle of the city.

The Hunter Valley is renowned for its world class wineries, with plenty of opportunities for wining and dining. It is a great getaway location, where you can indulge in a few beverages and stock up on the best.

While it’s hard to look past an afternoon of wine tasting, the beautiful region is also great for the whole family. The kids will love the friendly kangaroos, as well as the abundance of activities on offer.

The beautiful landscape makes the Hunter Valley a perfect place to take to the sky in a hot air balloon. An early morning rise will ensure you catch the breathtaking sunrise, while you peacefully float above the vineyards.

Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is an Australian icon. It takes the crown for the world’s largest coral reef, making it a must see for everyone. The reef is located off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia. The reef displays incredible water clarity, radiating with awe-inspiring colours and creatures that are
guaranteed to impress you. As you snorkel around the reef, you’ll be able to observe vibrant coral and countless species of beautiful fish, starfish, turtles and more.

Australia is home to a plethora of stunning places, which deliver a wide variety of experiences. With locations offering everything between action-packed to complete relaxation, you’re sure to find a place perfect for your desires.

Author: Colin Steinway

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