While winter means cozing up in the couch for some, it also means hitching up for the Snowbirds who are ready to head North to escape the cold weather in the Southern parts of the country.
Whether you are chasing a coastal destination in Queensland or Northern NSW, or choosing to head inland through bitumen roads and make your way to Darwin or the Kimberly region, you will find the iconic destination guides that our friends at My Aussie Travel Guide put together useful and inspiring.
Whether you’re looking for bush camping or five star, 4WD tracks, casual or restaurant type meals, gorges for swimming or canoeing, horse riding, and fishing, the Gibb River Road has the lot. Don’t miss these sensational attractions! Click here to read more about this amazing getaway.
Located in the far North West of Western Australia without doubt, the Kimberley would be one of Australia’s most iconic destinations due to its natural beauty; stunning landscapes, spectacular scenery, and magnificent gorges provide endless opportunities for swimming, bushwalking, fishing, canoeing and 4WDing. If there was one region in Australia that should be high up on your must-visit list, then the Kimberley is it! Click here to read more about this amazing getaway.
As soon as the bikes were off the roof rack the kids were away and making new friends with the other kids that had stopped by to check out the new arrivals. Cooinda camping grounds, located centrally within Kakadu National Park was a lovely spot - well manicured, grassy camping areas surrounded the amenities which were only a short walk away. Showers, toilets, a communal kitchen and swimming pool were all close at hand, but not so close as to feel crowded. Click here to read more about this amazing getaway.
With Broome’s cultural diversity, amazing coastline and laid back feel, pretty well makes it a holiday destination in itself. The Kimberley is renowned for its massive tides and one place you can witness it firsthand is at the infamous Cable Beach.
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Kununurra and surrounds
If you begin your trip in Kununurra, it’s a top place to base yourself for a few days and visit surrounding attractions. Around town, check out Kelly’s Knob for fabulous sunsets, Ivanhoe Crossing for excellent fishing (although keep watch for crocs), the award winning Hoochery Distillery, and you can’t go past some of the fresh produce available at the shops and Saturday morning market. Click here to read more about this amazing getaway.
WA’s Coral Bay
There was one particular reason we were looking forward to our stay here as we longed to snorkel with manta rays. What an absolute buzz this turned out to be. Luckily for us, these guys don’t have stinging barbs and are completely harmless… but they sure are big! Click here to read more about this amazing getaway.
Lawn Hill Gorge
Taking a trip to Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park is always high on our list when travelling through western Queensland. Not only is the gorge a beautiful oasis in what can be a very dry region, but the surrounding area has significant history with the world heritage Riversleigh Fossil Area located only a short distance away. Click here to read more about this amazing getaway.