Australia experiences winter from July to August each year and that’s truly the perfect time to traverse across the country when it comes to enjoying its true spirit. Australian winters are not only the best time to explore the country’s breathtaking holiday destinations but you can also enjoy a wide range of art and culture festivals.
The country hosts several interesting festivals like the Darwin Beer Can Regatta (in July), the Darwin Festival (in August), the Garma Festival (in July/August), and the Noosa Longweekend Festival in July each year.
Each Australian state is home to countless beautiful vacation spots, and hence whenever you feel like spending some really close and beautiful moments with your loved ones, you can plan a stunning holiday trip. Australians wait for holidays like anything because they love enjoying quality time with their families.
So, if you are among those people who love exploring astonishing places, here are a few interesting winter destinations in Australia.
1. Enjoy Snowboarding In Victoria
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If you are looking forward to getting that true winter holiday experience in the Land Down Under look no further than Victoria. It’s a state with extraordinary natural beauty and because of that, it can easily keep you occupied for several days.
You can explore several alluring mountains like Mt Baw Baw, Mt Donna Buang and Mt Buller. In addition to that, you can also discover Mt Hotham for an astonishing alpine experience. Mt Hotham is the perfect place for enjoying snowboarding and skiing.
In fact, Mt Buller is also a perfect place when it comes to experiencing the adventure of downhill skiing. In short, people who are truly interested in exploring snow capped mountain peaks apart from trekking and hiking must explore Victorian Alps once in their life.
2. Explore Queensland’s Stunning Beaches
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People who love the idea of enjoying beach holidays during the winter must explore the balmy weather and pristine beaches of Queensland. There are several astonishing beaches in North Queensland and winter season is perhaps the most wonderful time to discover them if you want to stay away from the crowd.
You will find some of the best beaches of Australia in the Whitsundays and in the Great Barrier Reef. These two are the perfect destinations for carrying out water sports, exploring unique marine life and for discovering great food.
Mission Beach, Airlie Beach and Whitehaven beach are the perfect destinations for family holidays wherein you can enjoy some brilliant moments with your loved ones.
3. Get A Great Outback Experience in South Australia
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If you want to do something really different and extremely adventurous this winter, you can think about exploring the outback reasons in South Australia. You can plan a campervan adventure in the Simpson Desert to get a true outback experience.
You can start your adventurous road trip from Adelaide in campervan and can explore the famous Stuart Highway and Oodnadatta Track. The Simpson Desert which is spread across South Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland hence, you can start your journey from any of these states.
Make sure that before you start your campervan road trip you have enough information about different routes and places that fall in between so that you can plan your day accordingly. You must have a clear idea about where to stay in the night and when to start your journey in the morning. If you stick to your plans, your journey can prove to be really beautiful. However, if you fail to do that, you might face some problem on the way and in that case, you should get ready to deal with them effectively.
4. Explore Iconic Museums and Art Galleries of New South Wales
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Want to explore the stunning works of some of the greatest artists from Europe and Australia? If that’s true, then the Art Gallery of NSW is the perfect place for you. This beautiful art gallery is located in the city of Sydney and its collection includes over 30,000 stunning works by some of the most famous artists in the world.
Whoever travels to this vibrant city for the first time, they always have plans about visiting the Art Gallery of NSW and that’s because the admission is completely free. You will find a number of unique galleries showcasing artworks associated with Asian and Aboriginal cultures.
Apart from the Art Gallery of NSW, you can also explore 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Artspace,, and Brett Whiteley Studio.
5. Discover Unique Wildlife in South Australia
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Australia is also very famous for its unique wildlife and hence, you can also think about exploring those quirky Australian animals this winter. If you talk especially about South Australia, you can visit places like Adelaide Zoo, Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, Cleland Wildlife Park (in Adelaide Hills) and Monarto Zoo.
If you talk especially about Adelaide Zoo you can explore animals like Giant Pandas, Squirrel Monkey and Hippos etc. However, if you visit Monarto Zoo you can explore animals like giraffe, chimpanzees, white rhinos, and cheetah. So, make sure that you do something really interesting this winter, rather than sitting quietly at your home.