Posted by Discovery Parks on 27 Apr 2017
Mums love any gesture showing that you care: cooking her dinner or buying a book you know she'll love. But nothing beats time spent together cracking jokes and going somewhere fun.
From a mother-daughter pampering trip to a holiday with the whole family, celebrate Mum this May.
But there are so many options, where do you even begin planning? With over 60 destinations to choose from across Australia with a variety of landscapes, climates and attractions, design Mum the most perfect holiday.
Below are some possible ideas & places to create the Mother's Day she'll be talking about years on...
M is for Mountain Escape
The hills are alive with the sound of a holiday! If Mum is keen on getting moving and out under the open sky, why not breathe in the crisp mountain air? Hikers can experience the endless trails abound, photographers are surrounded by breathtaking photo opportunities and the cool weather will mean an excuse to cosy up close on a couple's retreat.
O is for Outback Discovery
Tune out, turn off and recharge in the true Aussie outback. You might already be journeying around in your campervan across the country or you know Mum loves escaping to somewhere quiet but authentic. Discover the Oodnadatta Track leading into the Flinders Ranges, splash into a waterfall pool in the Kimberley, or go freshwater fishing in Queensland. She'll be so well rested after disconnecting from the routine of day to day life.
T is for Tasting Wine
Life's too short to drink bad wine - so taste the good kind! We're pretty fortunate to be sitting in and around Australia's most iconic wine regions to indulge in both reds and whites. Create a tour for Mum and let her wind down among the vines. Eat lunch in the valley, taste the finest drop and enjoy the scenery.
H is for Hearing The Waves
To some of us, a real holiday is one spent by the ocean. Nothing beats sitting on the sand, watching the waves crashing down and enjoying the silence of nature. Especially when summer's over, the peace by the ocean is truly special. Not only is it great for the soul, it's good for your health. The sand is a natural pedicure and a bit of sunlight can help with blemishes. Who needs to go to a spa?
E is for Eating The Days Away
The best way to her heart is through her stomach. She may forget about a necklace, but she'll definitely remember that fantastic steak she had for dinner. Rockhampton boasts being the Beef Capital of Australia, Melbourne is known worldwide as one of the ultimate hotspots for foodies, Byron Bay will knock you out with its vegetarian cuisine and Hobart is famous for its seafood. It's time for Mum to take a break for dinner. Let someone else do the work.
R is for Riverside Relaxation
Life is just simple by the river. Does Mum like to reset by being on river time for a little while?:
- Go for a kayak or boat hire and cruise the Murray River.
- Fly fish Tasmania's longest river, the South Esk.
- Soak in the vibrant sunsets in Forster along the Wallamba River.
Slow down, go with the flow and relax by the river.
Discover what matters and create the memories that last a lifetime this Mother's Day. Show Mum how much you appreciate her with the gift of a holiday.