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Australia's Best Autumn and Winter Festivals


Updated March 2023 Sad about the end of summer? Don’t be! Autumn and winter are when some of the best festivals in Australia come to life. Whether it's food and wine, music, the arts, or the Australian outback, there’s a festival to enjoy wherever you are. Check out this shortlist...

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The best things to do in the Kimberley's


Bordered by the Indian Ocean to the west and the Timor Sea to the north, Western Australia’s vast Kimberley plateau forms the northernmost region of Australia’s largest and arguably most diverse state. Famous for its massive swathes of raw wilderness, including 350-million-year-old desert ranges, dramatic gorges and beguiling water features,...

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16 Family Holiday Experiences In Spring


Say goodbye to winter, and hello to spring - the season many of us have been waiting for! Rediscover your backyard and start planning your next family holiday with us. From tiny tots to awesome adults, seasonal events are happening all over the country that are set up for all...

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Australia's 12 Gnarliest Mountain Biking Spots


Updated November 2023 You don't have to be an extreme sports enthusiast to love mountain biking. All you need is your favourite ride, a decent helmet and a park to get funky in! Luckily, from mossy Tasmanian forests to the single-track at Mount Kosciuszko, Australia has a huge variety of...

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24 Stunning National Parks in Australia


Get places so magical, you'll wonder why you haven't tried losing your way before. Emus walking right up to you, crocodiles basking in the sun and cod fishing on the Murray River - that's what you'll be rewarded with when you get off the beaten track in one of...

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4 Hot Chocolates To Cosy Up To This Winter


Updated June 2022 There’s nothing better than a winter warmer recipe to add a little cosiness to a chilly day, and a sweet treat never goes astray either. While a mug of cocoa is a classic, you can take your hot choccie from drab to fab with these four delicious...

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Footy Season in Perth 2018


With the new Optus Stadium opened in January 2018, there's no better time to check out the new digs than this footy season. Watching the games at home is just not the same as seeing the players running and leaping across the green, drama erupting on and off the field. ...

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10 Best Things To See and Do in South West, WA


Before we kick off why this region is your next must-see holiday destination, we need to start by showing you this:   Image: Swimmers in Geographe Bay, near Meelup; Credit: Tourism Western Australia.   Pretty easy on the eyes, eh? That's Bunbury and surrounds for you. Extaordinary landscapes, award-winning wineries, friendly dolphins,...

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Fremantle - City of Festivals


Visiting Fremantle is a lot like having a birthday party. You’ve got the great, indulgent foods (hams, pastas, sauces, sweets, breads), drinks everywhere (coffee, spritzers, cocktails, beers, wines, spirits), wacky and wonderful gifts (novelty shirts anyone?), performers (there’s always one singer at the party), laughter and tears (usually from too...

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What's On: Australian Events January to April 2018


G’DAY has found 12 events across Australia that need to be on your radar when planning your Aussie adventure. Check out these events for summer and beyond.   NEW SOUTH WALES Byron Bay Bluesfest WHEN: 29 March to 2 April WHERE: Byron Bay NEAREST PARK: Byron Bay WHAT: Byron Bay...

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Top 10 Things To Do In Perth


Have you ever seen a mermaid in real life? Aye, you'll see them swimming in their majesty at the Aquarium of Western Australia. If that is the first you've heard of them, believe us: there are so many hidden gems to be seen around Perth.  Whether you're travelling to the...

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Best Bakeries On Australia's Best Journeys


Updated April 2022 How satisfying is biting into a freshly baked pie straight out of the oven? Or a custard-filled tart just out of the fridge? The comforting feeling of handmade food is exactly what we look for as the weather gets cooler. Bakeries across Australia are delivering on this...

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Top 5 Aussie Books For The Road


When on holiday, some of us are still hooked to our laptop checking our emails. The rest of us, well...we want to steer as far away from technology as we can. Best way to do that? Getting back to the simple pleasures in life and sitting down with a great...

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Things To Check Before You Go


Have you ever left the house for a holiday and wondered: is the stove on? Or are my clothes still on the line? We've all been there. No matter how many times you've gone for a holiday, the morning of the trip is enough to make you frazzled. Making breakfast,...

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The Great South: A Wine Connoisseur's Guide


You're a sommelier of a chewy vino, an expert in le blanc, or you can't say no to a high quality drink. Sip the best of the best in the West. Lining Perth city is the picture book Swan Valley. Charming colonial villages, Swan River views, and rolling countryside that'll...

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Fall In Love With Koombana Bay


Koombana Bay in Bunbury is one of those places people tend to fall in love with. For Mr. and Mrs. Sanderson, it was the love of a holiday by the water with family, chasing crabs, out fishing in their small boat, and making lifelong friends. One year passes and another...

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Experience The Wonder: The Better Half of Fremantle


What are you to do when the sun is shining and the beach is inviting? Plenty!  Lucky you, Cockburn and Greater Fremantle is jam-packed with events for the community to get around. Pull out your diaries & your summer sombreros, it's time to get festive in Fremantle!  1. South Beach...

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Road to Rainbows' Trip to Perth


DISCOVERY PARKS – PERTH We just wrapped up 5 beautiful days spent in Perth. We made some epic memories and had some unforgettable experiences. We split our stay between two Discovery Parks – Coogee Beach and Perth Vineyards. Here are our top picks for Perth Rottnest Island Catch the Rottnest...

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How To Visit Penguin Island Like A Pro


If you thought that penguins were limited to Antarctica and other icy places, you are happily mistaken. Penguin Island is located south of Perth, and is home to the little penguin, the smallest penguin in the species. Not only is Penguin Island home to penguins, but also boasts sea lions,...

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Woodman Point - A Slice Of Fremantle


Woodman Point is less than 10km from Fremantle, and is still unknown to lots of tourists despite the many attractions and sights nearby, making it a special place and a portion of what Fremantle is known for: beautiful beaches and relaxed people. For relaxed accommodation, check out Discovery Parks -...

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5 Reasons to Visit The Fremantle Prison


With so much to see and do in Fremantle, it’s not hard to be swept up by festivals, buskers, beaches and the many restaurants offering delicious culinary experiences during your stay at your Fremantle accommodation. So why, with all the happenings on in this cultural hot spot, would you bother...

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