There is absolutely no other time than Autumn to explore the captivating beauty of wine producing regions and other natural attractions in Australia. As you have bid goodbye to the sunnier and warmer days it’s the perfect time to admire the beauty put to display by mother nature. There is little dispute that Australia is home to some of the most stunning holiday destinations in the world that attract holidaymakers the year round. However, some of them turn even more beautiful in Autumn so you must explore them.
Exploring a place when it’s at its blooming best gives an unforgettable experience. Vineyards and deciduous trees give you an opportunity to explore a vibrant explosion of colours in Autumn. So whichever state you go, you will find a lot of interesting colours. Apart from that, you can also explore a lot of food, art and culture festivals across this country during this time. However, for the comfortable travelling experience, it’s better to hire a reliable vehicle such as a campervan or a motorhome. They give you the freedom to travel as per your convenience which definitely takes your holiday experience to a next level. And since there are several things to do in Australia in Autumn, having a rented vehicle can definitely make it easier for you to enjoy them.
Given below is a list of some of the best destinations that you must explore in Australia this Autumn.
#1. Adelaide Hills
Adelaide Hills is one of the best places in South Australia to explore in Autumn. This rugged region is located in the east of Adelaide and it's extremely popular for its wines and enormously beautiful tree-lined villages. This entire region transforms into a spectacular site for exploring an extraordinary fall foliage. You will find its towns and villages fully covered with different shades of red, orange, and yellow. One of the best places to discover vibrant fall foliage is Mount Lofty Botanic Garden. Don’t forget to carry your camera while travelling to Adelaide Hills because it offers million dollar views.
#2. Yarra Valley
Yarra Valley in Victoria is another great place to be explored in Autumn. It's one of the finest wine producing regions in the country. The entire landscape is covered by rich shades of red, yellow, and purple with a hint of gold. It's extremely popular among holidaymakers for hot air ballooning - an activity that allows them to see this beautiful region from a substantial height. You can spend the daytime exploring its iconic vineyards and enjoy hot air ballooning in the evening.
#3. Margaret River
The already eye-catching vineyards of the Margaret River turn even more stunning in Autumn. Located in the south of Perth the Margaret River is one of the most stunning towns in Western Australia. It’s famous for its wineries, craft breweries, beaches, and surf breaks. Though this town attracts travellers across the year but from March to May they come here to explore fall foliage because they transform the entire town into an ocean of colours.
#4. Hunter Valley
When you talk about wines you can’t miss to mention Hunter Valley - one of the most iconic wine producing regions in Australia. You will discover all the possible shades of red, orange, yellow and purple if you explore this place between March and May. Its clean air, mild temperature, and scrumptious wines make it the perfect weekend gateway for holidaymakers from nearby cities and towns. So, whenever you plan to explore this place make sure that you discover everything that it has to offer. The Lovedale Long Lunch, wherein the best food and wine of the region is showcased will take place from 19 - 20 May 2018, so if you are planning to explore Hunter Valley during that time make sure that you also explore this stunning event.
Orange in New South Wales is also a perfect place to explore fall foliage. Though it attracts a large number of people throughout the year, however, from March to May it becomes even more crowded. This beautiful city is home to a number of parks and gardens which include stunning trees and plants, that offer amazing views during Autumn. It’s famous for Orange Botanic Gardens so if you are planning to explore this city in the next one month don’t forget to explore it.
A stunning town in Victoria, Bight is truly an ideal place for exploring Autumn colours. Packed with beautiful deciduous trees this town is home to some of the most amazing walking tracks which give you an opportunity to explore fall foliage in the best way possible. Pick one of the best walking tracks and take your entire family with you to discover the natural beauty of this town.
In addition to that, you can also explore Bowral in the NSW, Blackwood River Valley in Western Australia, and Tasmania’s Mount Field National Park. All these places will also provide amazing natural views that will mesmerise you like anything.