Love the chilly air and crisp mornings during winter? Or maybe you’re a true-blue summer child. Whatever the case is, you won’t run out of things to do and places to check out this winter. From the forever sunny north to the gorgeous winter wonderlands in the highlands, here are some awesome ideas for your next winter holiday.
Explore winter’s rugged beauty at Mt. Carruthers
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If you love the outdoors, plan a trip to Mt. Carruthers, one of the majestic mountains found in the Australian Alps. Head to its southern slopes if you’re looking for a chilly adrenaline rush and ski down across some of the well-known runs in the area. Aside from backcountry skiing, you can go on a hiking or camping trip along the peak’s gentler slopes and camping grounds.
Hit the beach at Whitsundays
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Queensland’s Whitsundays is the place to be if you love to escape the winter blues. Because of its sunny climate year round, Whitsundays is a popular destination even in winter. Swim at any of the beaches that dot the Australia’s biggest island archipelago, or ride a kayak through the crystal clear waters of Crayfish Beach. If you’d like a closer look at the beautiful marine life, snorkel over the coral reefs at Mackerel Bay. With so many water activities you can do here, it’ll feel like it’s summer all over again.
Step into a winter wonderland at Falls Creek
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A winter wonderland for the whole family, you and the kids are sure to have an amazing time at Falls Creek. From snorkelling to snowboarding, you won’t run out of outdoor activities. If you want to catch your breath after a day of skiing, walk along the winter resort’s streets. You’ll feel like you’re in a fairy tale because this alpine village turns into a winter wonderland that’s complete with snow-capped houses and twinkling lights at night.
Explore sunny Darwin
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Another great idea is to check out Darwin. Because of its location, it enjoys a tropical climate even during winter months. For an amazing holiday, go on a romantic sunset cruise along the city harbour. Then shop your heart out at the Mindil Beach Sunset Market to get your hands on unique dishes and one-of-a-kind souvenirs.
Wherever you plan to go this winter, be sure to plan accordingly and book in advance all your transportation and accommodation arrangements. This way, you’re sure to enjoy a hassle-free vacation. To help you save on transportation expenses, look for a long term airport parking that comes with quality service, 24-hour security, and a free shuttle ride to and from the airport.