6 Winter Getaways around Australia

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Feb 29, 2016

by TRAVEL INSIDER WRITERS

Escape the city in the winter months and make the most of your weekend with these great getaways around Australia.

Fine Dining in The Hunter Valley

If you have a penchant for fine wines and specialty cheeses, the Hunter Valley is guaranteed to tempt your tastebuds. One of Australia’s most famous wine regions, this area is brimming with unique cellar doors and award-winning restaurants, not to mention five-star accommodation to rug up in and plenty romantic experiences.

Take a Gourmet Getaway in Daylesford

With fresh country air, farms and orchards all around, natural spring waters and great places to eat, a winter weekend in Daylesford is all about indulgence. 

Experience Outdoor Bliss in the Blue Mountains

Weave your way through the Blue Mountains to discover sublime waterfalls, creeks and caves, before exploring the quaint towns of Blackheath, Leura and Katoomba.

Romance in the Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is known for its fine wines – especially chardonnay and pinot noir. Take in the landscape from the sky or on horseback and sample as much local produce as you can.

Take in the Epicurean Way

The Epicurean Way links South Australia’s four iconic wine regions.  It’s all about opulent produce, the finest wines and dazzling scenic backdrops along. A feast of the senses awaits, and you’re in the driver’s seat.

Head into Nature at Katherine

The town of Katherine is the gateway to Nitmiluk National Park, an area rich in breathtaking gorges, raging waterfalls, thermal springs and warm weather, all year round. 

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