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Mornington Peninsula

With lovely bays, waterfront restaurants, wall-to-wall wineries, lively local markets and amazing art galleries, the beautiful Mornington Peninsula has always been Melburnians favourite getaway spot. 

Top Things to Do on the Mornington Peninsula

Mornington Peninsula

With lovely bays, waterfront restaurants, wall-to-wall wineries, lively local markets and amazing art galleries, the beautiful Mornington Peninsula has always been Melburnians favourite getaway spot. 

7 Strange Places to Visit in Australia

Australia is home to a wide variety of tourist attractions, some of which are fascinatingly strange. Whether it’s an underground town or a thousand limestone pillars resembling tombstones, odds are it can be found in this great vast country.

 

7 Strange Places to Visit in Australia

7 Strange Places to Visit in Australia

Australia is home to a wide variety of tourist attractions, some of which are fascinatingly strange. Whether it’s an underground town or a thousand limestone pillars resembling tombstones, odds are it can be found in this great vast country.

 

10 Best Natural Hot Springs in Australia

Scattered across Australia are geothermal, mineral-rich, natural pools that are sourced from the Great Artesian basin — a massive underground supply of freshwater. These thermal spring pools are proven to promote physical and mental relaxation, support healing and improve your overall wellbeing.

10 Best Natural Hot Springs in Australia

10 Best Natural Hot Springs in Australia

Scattered across Australia are geothermal, mineral-rich, natural pools that are sourced from the Great Artesian basin — a massive underground supply of freshwater. These thermal spring pools are proven to promote physical and mental relaxation, support healing and improve your overall wellbeing.

PUBLIC Silo Art

FORM, an independent and non-profit arts organisation, started a project in 2015 called PUBLIC which brings world-renowned artists to Western Australia to transform a trail of massive CBH Group grain silos into works of art.

Exploring Western Australia's PUBLIC Silo Trail

PUBLIC Silo Art

FORM, an independent and non-profit arts organisation, started a project in 2015 called PUBLIC which brings world-renowned artists to Western Australia to transform a trail of massive CBH Group grain silos into works of art.

Silo Art

As Australia’s largest outdoor gallery, the Silo Art which has swept across rural Australia has been putting small towns on the map.  These massive work of art have been a game changer for bringing some positive perceptions in the regions, their people and industries, and the unique canvas they provide. The stunning 200-km Silo Art Trail in Victoria and the Public Silo Trail in Western Australia has become a source of pride for their host towns and a drawcard for road trip adventurers.

Silo Art: 10 Stunning Photos of Australia's Largest Outdoor Gallery

Silo Art

As Australia’s largest outdoor gallery, the Silo Art which has swept across rural Australia has been putting small towns on the map.  These massive work of art have been a game changer for bringing some positive perceptions in the regions, their people and industries, and the unique canvas they provide. The stunning 200-km Silo Art Trail in Victoria and the Public Silo Trail in Western Australia has become a source of pride for their host towns and a drawcard for road trip adventurers.

The Grampians

Famous for its majestic sandstone mountain ranges which offer panoramic views, the Grampians region in Victoria offers incredible places and outdoor experiences perfect for a holiday weekend.  Its amazing hikes, scenic lookouts, dazzling waterfalls, stunning flora and fauna, aboriginal art and many more, gives you enough tranquillity and serenity that comes from being in nature. 

12 Incredible Places to Visit in the Grampians

The Grampians

Famous for its majestic sandstone mountain ranges which offer panoramic views, the Grampians region in Victoria offers incredible places and outdoor experiences perfect for a holiday weekend.  Its amazing hikes, scenic lookouts, dazzling waterfalls, stunning flora and fauna, aboriginal art and many more, gives you enough tranquillity and serenity that comes from being in nature. 

Mid North Coast NSW

With its gorgeous beaches and pretty coastal towns, tranquil rivers, beautiful lakes, amazing wildlife and undulating sand dunes, the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales is worth discovering and exploring. The region’s outstanding natural attractions offer amazing experiences that you’ll be spoilt for choice. Boating, swimming, surfing, windsurfing, 4x4 driving, sailing, fishing, sandsurfing, canoeing, bushwalking, bird watching and camping among many others.

10 Reasons You Should Visit the Mid North Coast, NSW

Mid North Coast NSW

With its gorgeous beaches and pretty coastal towns, tranquil rivers, beautiful lakes, amazing wildlife and undulating sand dunes, the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales is worth discovering and exploring. The region’s outstanding natural attractions offer amazing experiences that you’ll be spoilt for choice. Boating, swimming, surfing, windsurfing, 4x4 driving, sailing, fishing, sandsurfing, canoeing, bushwalking, bird watching and camping among many others.

Brisbane

Brisbane, the sun-soaked capital of Queensland is blessed with a subtropical weather all-year round making it a perfect holiday destination. This river town boasts a booming art scene, a vibrant nightlife, a gorgeous riverfront, abundant wildlife, as well as a fantastic restaurant and shopping scene.  Cosmopolitan, vibrant and full of culture, this sunny and sophisticated capital of Queensland is definitely well worth a visit. 

Top 10 Places to Visit in Brisbane

Brisbane

Brisbane, the sun-soaked capital of Queensland is blessed with a subtropical weather all-year round making it a perfect holiday destination. This river town boasts a booming art scene, a vibrant nightlife, a gorgeous riverfront, abundant wildlife, as well as a fantastic restaurant and shopping scene.  Cosmopolitan, vibrant and full of culture, this sunny and sophisticated capital of Queensland is definitely well worth a visit. 

Cape Jervis

Cape Jervis in the beautiful southern tip of Fleurieu Peninsula is more than just a terminal for ferries crossing the famous Kangaroo Island. This small town is home to some of the most stunning ocean and country views in South Australia.  If you love wildlife and incredible scenery, Cape Jervis is definitely the place to go. 

Top 10 Things to See in Cape Jervis, SA

Cape Jervis

Cape Jervis in the beautiful southern tip of Fleurieu Peninsula is more than just a terminal for ferries crossing the famous Kangaroo Island. This small town is home to some of the most stunning ocean and country views in South Australia.  If you love wildlife and incredible scenery, Cape Jervis is definitely the place to go. 

10 Reasons to Visit Magnificent Maleny, QLD

If you’re looking for a unique Sunshine Coast getaway in Queensland, a wonderful place to stay is the quaint and scenic town of Maleny, which is located 90 kilometres north of Brisbane on the Blackall Range in the Sunshine Coast hinterland

10 Reasons to Visit Magnificent Maleny, QLD

10 Reasons to Visit Magnificent Maleny, QLD

If you’re looking for a unique Sunshine Coast getaway in Queensland, a wonderful place to stay is the quaint and scenic town of Maleny, which is located 90 kilometres north of Brisbane on the Blackall Range in the Sunshine Coast hinterland

 Top 10 Things to Do in Gloucester - Barrington Tops

As the gateway to the World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops, Gloucester, with its picturesque valleys surrounded by rolling hills makes a great base for exploring the beautiful ancient forest. The Gloucester region in the scenic hinterland of the NSW mid-north coast offers everything for everyone.  

Top 10 Things to Do in Gloucester-Barrington Tops, NSW

 Top 10 Things to Do in Gloucester - Barrington Tops

As the gateway to the World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops, Gloucester, with its picturesque valleys surrounded by rolling hills makes a great base for exploring the beautiful ancient forest. The Gloucester region in the scenic hinterland of the NSW mid-north coast offers everything for everyone.  

Alana Huxtable

Meet Alana. She is the founder and CEO of Holiday House Deals - and like her company, she is a ‘national’ entity.  Born in Melbourne, Victoria, where she has memories of her early childhood in Wantirna, Alana and her parents moved to Adelaide where she grew up and remained until early adulthood.

Meet our CEO

Alana Huxtable

Meet Alana. She is the founder and CEO of Holiday House Deals - and like her company, she is a ‘national’ entity.  Born in Melbourne, Victoria, where she has memories of her early childhood in Wantirna, Alana and her parents moved to Adelaide where she grew up and remained until early adulthood.

15 Reasons to Visit Albany, WA

From dramatic and breathtaking granite coastlines and wildflower-filled landscapes to the region’s rich history and heritage, the charming town of Albany is beautiful with its diverse offerings of sensational things to see and do. 

15 Amazing Reasons to Visit Albany, WA

15 Reasons to Visit Albany, WA

From dramatic and breathtaking granite coastlines and wildflower-filled landscapes to the region’s rich history and heritage, the charming town of Albany is beautiful with its diverse offerings of sensational things to see and do. 

Top 10 Things to See in the Central Coast, NSW

With its beautiful beaches, adventurous activities, gorgeous national parks and gourmet delights, Central Coast in New South Wales make a perfect destination for a relaxing holiday,  just an hour away north of Sydney.

Top 10 Things to See in the Central Coast, NSW

Top 10 Things to See in the Central Coast, NSW

With its beautiful beaches, adventurous activities, gorgeous national parks and gourmet delights, Central Coast in New South Wales make a perfect destination for a relaxing holiday,  just an hour away north of Sydney.

10 Things to Love About Hunter Valley

It may lack the adrenaline rush of swimming with the whale sharks or the heart-stopping moment when riding a vertical drop swing, but a trip to the Hunter Valley with friends is an adventure in itself

10 Things to Love About Hunter Valley

10 Things to Love About Hunter Valley

It may lack the adrenaline rush of swimming with the whale sharks or the heart-stopping moment when riding a vertical drop swing, but a trip to the Hunter Valley with friends is an adventure in itself

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There’s no denying that Cairns’ attractions are among the world’s best. Located on the east coast of Far North Queensland, it is the most popular base for exploring the world famous Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest and the Atherton Tablelands among many others.

Top 10 Places to Visit in Cairns, QLD

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There’s no denying that Cairns’ attractions are among the world’s best. Located on the east coast of Far North Queensland, it is the most popular base for exploring the world famous Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest and the Atherton Tablelands among many others.

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If you ever wanted to engross yourself in medieval history, pan for gold and experience life in the 19th century, then a day trip to the gold mining town of Ballarat would definitely be perfect!

5 Things You Don’t Want to Miss in Ballarat, VIC

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If you ever wanted to engross yourself in medieval history, pan for gold and experience life in the 19th century, then a day trip to the gold mining town of Ballarat would definitely be perfect!

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Nestled upon the Denmark River that gracefully flows into the Wilson Inlet in the Great Southern Region, the picturesque village of Denmark sits tranquil and beautiful. With its rugged coastline and stunning beaches to the south and tall timber country in the hinterland, 

10 Reasons We're Loving Denmark, Western Australia

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Nestled upon the Denmark River that gracefully flows into the Wilson Inlet in the Great Southern Region, the picturesque village of Denmark sits tranquil and beautiful. With its rugged coastline and stunning beaches to the south and tall timber country in the hinterland, 

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Filled with a range of scenic, exciting and relaxing things to see and do, Noosa in the Sunshine Coast Queensland has been penned the “Relaxation Capital of Australia”.  From its chic cafes, shops and restaurants to its stunning natural beauty, the rave about Noosa is as real as it gets.

The Best of Noosa in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland

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Filled with a range of scenic, exciting and relaxing things to see and do, Noosa in the Sunshine Coast Queensland has been penned the “Relaxation Capital of Australia”.  From its chic cafes, shops and restaurants to its stunning natural beauty, the rave about Noosa is as real as it gets.

Mclaren Vale

Only 45 minutes drive south of Adelaide is the beautiful Mclaren Vale in South Australia renowned for its Mediterranean climate and world-class culinary offerings. It is also home to the some of the world’s oldest wines and is close to the breathtaking coastline. With its close proximity to Adelaide, it makes a perfect and enjoyable day trip.

Top Things to Do in Mclaren Vale

Mclaren Vale

Only 45 minutes drive south of Adelaide is the beautiful Mclaren Vale in South Australia renowned for its Mediterranean climate and world-class culinary offerings. It is also home to the some of the world’s oldest wines and is close to the breathtaking coastline. With its close proximity to Adelaide, it makes a perfect and enjoyable day trip.

Barossa Valley

Wind your way through the scenic Adelaide Hills and take a trip to the gorgeous Barossa Valley in South Australia. Barossa Valley produces some of the most iconic and award-winning wines in the world. And with over 80 cellar doors and 150 wineries, including its gourmet food, fresh produce and stunning scenery, a trip to the Barrosa Valley is perfect for all foodies and sightseers

Top Tourist Attractions in Barossa Valley

Barossa Valley

Wind your way through the scenic Adelaide Hills and take a trip to the gorgeous Barossa Valley in South Australia. Barossa Valley produces some of the most iconic and award-winning wines in the world. And with over 80 cellar doors and 150 wineries, including its gourmet food, fresh produce and stunning scenery, a trip to the Barrosa Valley is perfect for all foodies and sightseers

Tour de Vines

Imagine being able to feel happy, healthy and guilt-free while indulging in some of the most divine food and wine experiences you’lll ever get to experience? With Tour de Vines, this is the delightful reality, as you get to enjoy breathtaking scenery as you ride a bike through Australia’s vineyards and dine at its best restaurants!

Tour de Vines: Gourmet Cycling Tours

Tour de Vines

Imagine being able to feel happy, healthy and guilt-free while indulging in some of the most divine food and wine experiences you’lll ever get to experience? With Tour de Vines, this is the delightful reality, as you get to enjoy breathtaking scenery as you ride a bike through Australia’s vineyards and dine at its best restaurants!

Sarah Taylor Art

Animals have long been a favourite subject in art. The beauty of animals has made them into majestic muses of the earliest and even modern-day artists. And that certainly rings true for Sarah Taylor, a contemporary visual artist from Cumbria in the UK, who uses her fascination with animals and wildlife to create art.  

Sarah Taylor: Colour Champion, Geometric Stylist and Paintsplash Hero

Sarah Taylor Art

Animals have long been a favourite subject in art. The beauty of animals has made them into majestic muses of the earliest and even modern-day artists. And that certainly rings true for Sarah Taylor, a contemporary visual artist from Cumbria in the UK, who uses her fascination with animals and wildlife to create art.  

Shane Thompson Main Picture

For someone who has spent his childhood watching “Top Gun” over and over again, and now has a full-time job flying a commercial plane, which he’s been doing for the past 10 years, you could say that Shane Thompson has a life-long love affair with flight and travel.

Afternoons With Albert - Shane's Story

Shane Thompson Main Picture

For someone who has spent his childhood watching “Top Gun” over and over again, and now has a full-time job flying a commercial plane, which he’s been doing for the past 10 years, you could say that Shane Thompson has a life-long love affair with flight and travel.

15 Stunning Photos That Will Spark Your Wanderlust For Australia

Australia is a beautiful, colourful and diverse country worth exploring and visiting. From the spectacular sea views and breathtaking outback to World Heritage-listed rainforest and beautiful, rugged coastlines, alongside hip and modern metropolises that are ranked as the most liveable places in the world, you can definitely say there is no place like Australia! 

15 Stunning Photos That Will Spark Your Wanderlust for Australia

15 Stunning Photos That Will Spark Your Wanderlust For Australia

Australia is a beautiful, colourful and diverse country worth exploring and visiting. From the spectacular sea views and breathtaking outback to World Heritage-listed rainforest and beautiful, rugged coastlines, alongside hip and modern metropolises that are ranked as the most liveable places in the world, you can definitely say there is no place like Australia! 

8 Reasons to Visit Victor Harbor

From horse-drawn trams and historic main street to clear turquoise waters and wild natural landscapes, this former whaling town makes a favourite South Australian holiday destination. It is a perfect day trip escape from the city’s hustle and bustle with its close proximity to Adelaide.

8 Reasons to Visit Victor Harbor, SA

8 Reasons to Visit Victor Harbor

From horse-drawn trams and historic main street to clear turquoise waters and wild natural landscapes, this former whaling town makes a favourite South Australian holiday destination. It is a perfect day trip escape from the city’s hustle and bustle with its close proximity to Adelaide.

10 Incredible Places to Visit in Jervis Bay

Tucked away from the busyness of city life lies one of Australia’s most beautiful jewels, Jervis Bay. Located just 3 hours drive from Sydney and Canberra, Jervis Bay's pristine natural beauty- whitest sand shores, vibrant turquoise waters and serene, beautiful walks makes this gem in New South Wales truly a paradise.

10 Incredible Places to See in Jervis Bay

10 Incredible Places to Visit in Jervis Bay

Tucked away from the busyness of city life lies one of Australia’s most beautiful jewels, Jervis Bay. Located just 3 hours drive from Sydney and Canberra, Jervis Bay's pristine natural beauty- whitest sand shores, vibrant turquoise waters and serene, beautiful walks makes this gem in New South Wales truly a paradise.

10 Amazing Ways to Experience Adelaide Hills

With beautiful rolling hills and orchards, award-winning wineries and historic towns, a visit to Adelaide Hills in South Australia is a romantic escape. With every season providing a new reason to explore, the "Land of the Long Lunch" prides itself in exquisite, locally-sourced produce, cool-climate wines and up-close experiences with Australia's most loved wildlife.

10 Amazing Ways to Experience Adelaide Hills

10 Amazing Ways to Experience Adelaide Hills

With beautiful rolling hills and orchards, award-winning wineries and historic towns, a visit to Adelaide Hills in South Australia is a romantic escape. With every season providing a new reason to explore, the "Land of the Long Lunch" prides itself in exquisite, locally-sourced produce, cool-climate wines and up-close experiences with Australia's most loved wildlife.

Yarra Valley

Less than an hour drive from Melbourne, the beautful Yarra Valley is home to vine-covered hills, gourmet cuisine, worldclass wineries, and stunning scenery and wildlife, making it a perfect weekend destination.

10 Reasons Why Yarra Valley Makes a Perfect Weekend Destination

Yarra Valley

Less than an hour drive from Melbourne, the beautful Yarra Valley is home to vine-covered hills, gourmet cuisine, worldclass wineries, and stunning scenery and wildlife, making it a perfect weekend destination.

Perth, WA

The sun-soaked city of Perth, Western Australia's capital city boasts of a relaxed outdoor lifestyle that attracts tourists from all over- sapphire blue ocean and pristine sands, maritime heritage, a picturesque wine region and rapidly developing entertainment hubs.

Top 10 Things to Do in Perth

Perth, WA

The sun-soaked city of Perth, Western Australia's capital city boasts of a relaxed outdoor lifestyle that attracts tourists from all over- sapphire blue ocean and pristine sands, maritime heritage, a picturesque wine region and rapidly developing entertainment hubs.

The Best of Kangaroo Island, SA

There's no denying that Kangaroo Island, off the coast of South Australia, is a nature-lover's paradise. With the islands' 150 kilometres of scenic and mostly unsealed roads surrounded by wildlife and native fauna, not to mention its soaring cliffs, stark white sand beaches, delicous foods and epic hiking trails, you can

The Best of Kangaroo Island, SA

The Best of Kangaroo Island, SA

There's no denying that Kangaroo Island, off the coast of South Australia, is a nature-lover's paradise. With the islands' 150 kilometres of scenic and mostly unsealed roads surrounded by wildlife and native fauna, not to mention its soaring cliffs, stark white sand beaches, delicous foods and epic hiking trails, you can

10 Reasons to Visit Nambucca Heads, NSW

Laidback, low-key and affordable, Nambucca Heads in New South Wales is an authentic beach destination you should definitely explore. Quiet beaches, meandering rivers, inviting climate and incredible island golf course, we say it has everything to makee your holiday perfect and worthwhile.

10 Reasons to Visit Nambucca Heads, NSW

10 Reasons to Visit Nambucca Heads, NSW

Laidback, low-key and affordable, Nambucca Heads in New South Wales is an authentic beach destination you should definitely explore. Quiet beaches, meandering rivers, inviting climate and incredible island golf course, we say it has everything to makee your holiday perfect and worthwhile.

10 Must-Visit Beaches in Australia

There’s no denying that Australia’s beaches are among the world’s best. With a spectacular coastline of more than 30,000 kilometres and with summer just lurking around the corner, it’s time to plan your next sandy getaway!

10 Must-Visit Beaches in Australia

10 Must-Visit Beaches in Australia

There’s no denying that Australia’s beaches are among the world’s best. With a spectacular coastline of more than 30,000 kilometres and with summer just lurking around the corner, it’s time to plan your next sandy getaway!

10 Best Things to Do in Fraser Island

It’s no surprise why Fraser Island in Queensland was originally known as K’gari, meaning “paradise” by the local Butchulla people, because quite literally, there’s no better way to describe the island but paradise

10 Best Things to Do in Fraser Island

10 Best Things to Do in Fraser Island

It’s no surprise why Fraser Island in Queensland was originally known as K’gari, meaning “paradise” by the local Butchulla people, because quite literally, there’s no better way to describe the island but paradise

10 Reasons to Visit the Blue MountainsWith its staggering natural beauty of magnificent Eucalyptus forests, sandstone cliffs, caves, canyons, picturesque towns and breathtaking waterfalls, the Blue Mountains region has become a haven for nature lovers.

10 Reasons to Visit the Blue Mountains

10 Reasons to Visit the Blue MountainsWith its staggering natural beauty of magnificent Eucalyptus forests, sandstone cliffs, caves, canyons, picturesque towns and breathtaking waterfalls, the Blue Mountains region has become a haven for nature lovers.

Best Day Trips from Brisbane

Looking for a quick breather from Brisbane this weekend? There's nothing like a quick getaway to restore some balance in our busy city life. Luckily, Brisbane is surrounded by charming little towns, breathtaking wilderness, cool-climate vineyards and stunning subtropical beaches all within a 3 hour radius.

Best Day Trips from Brisbane

Best Day Trips from Brisbane

Looking for a quick breather from Brisbane this weekend? There's nothing like a quick getaway to restore some balance in our busy city life. Luckily, Brisbane is surrounded by charming little towns, breathtaking wilderness, cool-climate vineyards and stunning subtropical beaches all within a 3 hour radius.

Mandurah

Set against a spectacular backdrop of the beach and an estuary twice the size of Sydney Harbour, Mandurah, located just an hour south of Perth is a vibrant tourist destination you don't want to miss.

10 Incredible Reasons to Visit Mandurah, Western Australia

Mandurah

Set against a spectacular backdrop of the beach and an estuary twice the size of Sydney Harbour, Mandurah, located just an hour south of Perth is a vibrant tourist destination you don't want to miss.

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I have seen some truly special holiday houses in different regions of Australia with my work; and the Oak Nest Retreat, in the South Australian Adelaide Hills - is one holiday house that has certainly impressed me. Located in the well known Adelaide Hills town of Oakbank - a place that is renowned for its annual Easter horse races - this magnificently designed and modern 5 bedroom Adelaide Hills holiday house is perfect for a family, large group or anyone who wants to experience utter luxury and relaxation while visiting this beautiful region of South Australia - whether it be for the Easter racing carnival, a wedding, wine tour, Christmas or simply to get away from city life for a while.

Living it Up in the Adelaide Hills

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I have seen some truly special holiday houses in different regions of Australia with my work; and the Oak Nest Retreat, in the South Australian Adelaide Hills - is one holiday house that has certainly impressed me. Located in the well known Adelaide Hills town of Oakbank - a place that is renowned for its annual Easter horse races - this magnificently designed and modern 5 bedroom Adelaide Hills holiday house is perfect for a family, large group or anyone who wants to experience utter luxury and relaxation while visiting this beautiful region of South Australia - whether it be for the Easter racing carnival, a wedding, wine tour, Christmas or simply to get away from city life for a while.

Lavender Fields Luxury Cottage

The Lavender Fields Luxury Cottage is something unforgettably special. When I arrived by car and passed through the gates, I was immediately in awe of the overwhelming beauty that lay before us; I was in paradise - the most stunning landscaped gardens you could ever imagine.

Lavender Fields Luxury Cottage

Lavender Fields Luxury Cottage

The Lavender Fields Luxury Cottage is something unforgettably special. When I arrived by car and passed through the gates, I was immediately in awe of the overwhelming beauty that lay before us; I was in paradise - the most stunning landscaped gardens you could ever imagine.

Gold Coast

Set out into the world-renowned Gold Coast which has beome Australia's most iconic holiday destination. Whether you spend a day at theme parks, on the golf course of would rather go on shopping, surfing, dining al fresco or just simply basking in the sunshine, one thing's for sure, life is fun in the Gold Coast. 

 

Gold Coast's Major Holiday Destinations

Gold Coast

Set out into the world-renowned Gold Coast which has beome Australia's most iconic holiday destination. Whether you spend a day at theme parks, on the golf course of would rather go on shopping, surfing, dining al fresco or just simply basking in the sunshine, one thing's for sure, life is fun in the Gold Coast. 

 

Most Beautiful Lighthouses in Australia

There is something romantic and enchanting about lighthouses that keep us fascinated and sentimental. These beautiful beacons that shed light to guide ships to safe harbours have withstood the ravages of tiime, through the darkness, treacherous waters, 

10 Most Beautiful Lighthouses in Australia

Most Beautiful Lighthouses in Australia

There is something romantic and enchanting about lighthouses that keep us fascinated and sentimental. These beautiful beacons that shed light to guide ships to safe harbours have withstood the ravages of tiime, through the darkness, treacherous waters, 

Matilda of Maleny

They say that in every town, there is someone special who helps put that town on the map. For Maleny in the Sunshine Coast hinterland region of QLD, this person would have to be a lady by the name of Matilda Scarfe.

Matilda of Maleny: Cooking Enthusiast and African Queen

Matilda of Maleny

They say that in every town, there is someone special who helps put that town on the map. For Maleny in the Sunshine Coast hinterland region of QLD, this person would have to be a lady by the name of Matilda Scarfe.

Clarence Valley

The Clarence Valley, located at the southern end of the northern rivers region of NSW, is a place of astonishing beauty and extraordinary cultural diversity. However it is best known for its remarkably hospitable climate, which attracts visitors from all over the world. Whether you’re in Iluka, Yamba, Maclean, Grafton or Wooli, the Clarence Valley is blessed with the perfect weather – the best climate in the world, in fact; and the CSIRO and Stanford University confirm it.

The Clarence Valley – The World’s Best Climate

Clarence Valley

The Clarence Valley, located at the southern end of the northern rivers region of NSW, is a place of astonishing beauty and extraordinary cultural diversity. However it is best known for its remarkably hospitable climate, which attracts visitors from all over the world. Whether you’re in Iluka, Yamba, Maclean, Grafton or Wooli, the Clarence Valley is blessed with the perfect weather – the best climate in the world, in fact; and the CSIRO and Stanford University confirm it.

Our Taste of Africa

If you’re in need of a relaxing hinterland escape, then “A Little Bit of Africa”, located in Maleny on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, is a wonderful place from which you can experience this delightful region.

Our Taste of Africa in Maleny, QLD

Our Taste of Africa

If you’re in need of a relaxing hinterland escape, then “A Little Bit of Africa”, located in Maleny on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, is a wonderful place from which you can experience this delightful region.

Historic Victor Harbor

Welcome to Victor Harbor; South Australia’s most popular beachside town. Located on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80km south of the centre of Adelaide, Victor Harbor is a popular tourism destination for visitors and Adelaide locals alike.

Historic Victor Harbor, South Australia

Historic Victor Harbor

Welcome to Victor Harbor; South Australia’s most popular beachside town. Located on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80km south of the centre of Adelaide, Victor Harbor is a popular tourism destination for visitors and Adelaide locals alike.

Kangaroo Island – A Stunning & Pristine Wilderness Escape

If you want to relax and rejuvenate your mind and spirit on your next holiday, then a trip to South Australia’s Kangaroo Island is just the ticket. Kangaroo Island, located just over the water but a ‘world away’ 112km south-west of Adelaide, is Australia’s third largest island.

Kangaroo Island – A Stunning & Pristine Wilderness Escape

Kangaroo Island – A Stunning & Pristine Wilderness Escape

If you want to relax and rejuvenate your mind and spirit on your next holiday, then a trip to South Australia’s Kangaroo Island is just the ticket. Kangaroo Island, located just over the water but a ‘world away’ 112km south-west of Adelaide, is Australia’s third largest island.

Little Blue Lake

Whether you are based in Launceston or Hobart, Little Blue Lake is one for the itinerary. It is a breathtaking sight to behold when you get out of your car and approach the brightest, bluest lake you will ever see!

Little Blue Lake: A Hidden Treasure

Little Blue Lake

Whether you are based in Launceston or Hobart, Little Blue Lake is one for the itinerary. It is a breathtaking sight to behold when you get out of your car and approach the brightest, bluest lake you will ever see!

Lake Macquarie

Just a 2 hour drive north of Sydney is the perfect waterside escape. Lake Macquarie, which is twice as big as Sydney Harbour, and recognised as Australia’s largest coastal saltwater lake, is a holiday-maker’s dream, with so many things to see and do, from water sports and bushwalking to stunning lakeside dining and more.

Lake Macquarie - Australia’s Largest Coastal Lake

Lake Macquarie

Just a 2 hour drive north of Sydney is the perfect waterside escape. Lake Macquarie, which is twice as big as Sydney Harbour, and recognised as Australia’s largest coastal saltwater lake, is a holiday-maker’s dream, with so many things to see and do, from water sports and bushwalking to stunning lakeside dining and more.

Reivention of Geelong

Just 75km south-west of Melbourne is the regional city of Geelong, the second largest city in Victoria with an estimated urban population of 185,000. Geelong, which is known as the ‘Gateway City’ due to being centrally located to surrounding Victorian regional centres including Ballarat Torquay, Great Ocean Road, Warnambool, Hamilton and the state capital of Melbourne, is perfectly positioned for a holiday stay whether you are travelling to Melbourne, or heading out of Melbourne to one of the many tourism towns located nearby the city.

The Reinvention of Geelong

Reivention of Geelong

Just 75km south-west of Melbourne is the regional city of Geelong, the second largest city in Victoria with an estimated urban population of 185,000. Geelong, which is known as the ‘Gateway City’ due to being centrally located to surrounding Victorian regional centres including Ballarat Torquay, Great Ocean Road, Warnambool, Hamilton and the state capital of Melbourne, is perfectly positioned for a holiday stay whether you are travelling to Melbourne, or heading out of Melbourne to one of the many tourism towns located nearby the city.

Hahndorf

Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, is the oldest surviving German settlement in Australia. Just like the thousands of people who flock to this popular tourism destination each year to experience its unique history, charm and hospitality, I was drawn to this historic and vibrant place, which is considered to be one of South Australia’s most popular towns.

Hahndorf – Australia’s Last Remaining German Settlement

Hahndorf

Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, is the oldest surviving German settlement in Australia. Just like the thousands of people who flock to this popular tourism destination each year to experience its unique history, charm and hospitality, I was drawn to this historic and vibrant place, which is considered to be one of South Australia’s most popular towns.

Lake Macquarie

If you are heading to the Central Coast of NSW, a great area to stay is spectacular Lake Macquarie.  Lake Macquarie is Australia’s largest coastal lake and is truly breathtaking. Interestingly, holiday houses are rare in this area...

Our Stay at Lake Macquarie, NSW

Lake Macquarie

If you are heading to the Central Coast of NSW, a great area to stay is spectacular Lake Macquarie.  Lake Macquarie is Australia’s largest coastal lake and is truly breathtaking. Interestingly, holiday houses are rare in this area...

Magnificent Maleny


If you're looking for a unique Sunshine Coast getaway in Queensland, a wonderful place to stay is the quaint and scenic town of Maleny, which is located 90 kilometres north of Brisbane on the Blackall Range in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Magnificent Maleny

Magnificent Maleny


If you're looking for a unique Sunshine Coast getaway in Queensland, a wonderful place to stay is the quaint and scenic town of Maleny, which is located 90 kilometres north of Brisbane on the Blackall Range in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Blue River Beach Shack

Just 4 hours south of Brisbane, is a lovely destination where you can truly unwind, relax and enjoy nature at its best. Wooli, in NSW, is one of those unspoiled natural habitats, where the only lights you see at night, are the brightest stars studded across the sky, and the only noise you hear is the crashing of the ocean’s waves.

The Beauty of Blue River Beach Shack in Wooli, NSW

Blue River Beach Shack

Just 4 hours south of Brisbane, is a lovely destination where you can truly unwind, relax and enjoy nature at its best. Wooli, in NSW, is one of those unspoiled natural habitats, where the only lights you see at night, are the brightest stars studded across the sky, and the only noise you hear is the crashing of the ocean’s waves.

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