Often bypassed en-route toward its more naturally beautiful neighbour, Darwin is home to some of Australia’s most breathtaking scenery. Who doesn’t have Kakadu National Park on their bucket list?
Darwin's uniquely indigenous heritage and close proximity to Asia make it a diverse cultural experience. And with mild winter temperatures ranging from late teens to early thirties, it's a perfect time to visit.
fill your belly with delicious made-to-order souvlakis, Brazilian barbecue and melt in your mouth dumplings!
And for a digestif, simply sit back, relax and savour one of Darwin’s greatest delicacies – its unforgettable sunset.
What does Perth have in common with London, Cairo and Amsterdam? They’re all cities built on riverbanks. And while each one of these cities has its own unique character, Perth has undoubtedly one of the world’s most beautiful cityscapes.
Any time of year is ideal to:
head to Swan River and spend the afternoon relaxing on Matilda Bay
catch a ferry to South Perth for a lazy fish and chip lunch
see some of the city’s highlights while hearing about its storied past
End the day with a quiet drink enjoying the stunning winter sunset.
Melbourne’s flat terrain and scenic bike routes lend themselves perfectly to a day spent cycling through ornate graffiti-covered laneways, hulking sports arenas and the stunning Yarra River.
As well as exploring Australia’s undisputed coffee capital, a winter bike tour offers the perfect opportunity to:
view the sights
learn the local hotspots from a Melbourne-obsessed tour guide
dabble in the multitude of foods on offer.
Chosen as the world’s most liveable city for a bunch of really compelling reasons, a winter weekend in Melbourne is a smart choice. Add in a boat trip to historic Williamstown while you’re there.
Just remember to pack a waterproof jacket – Victoria’s capital is famous for four seasons in one day!
The Harbour Bridge and Opera House may be two of Sydney’s more obvious drawcards, but the Bondi to Bronte coastal walk is arguably the most beloved one by locals. It’s a highlight any season of the year.
Offering a combination of beaches, parks and spectacular views, the walk extends to must-see Sydney spots, including:
Bondi Lifesaving Club
After a day on your feet, check out When Rum Ran the Rocks. This night tour combines a pub crawl with a hands-on history lesson, harking back to a time when rum was used as currency throughout the city.