Escape the winter, Aussie style!

Escape the winter, Aussie style

If you’re looking to flee the cold and flu season, don’t forget your own back yard. And by that we mean Australia of course!
When you’re booking a holiday break, it’s easy to forget the locations closest to you. And Australia has some of the world’s most idyllic vacation venues. So look a little closer to home, and remember you don’t have to travel across the world to get some much-needed relief from cold and flu season. Discover lush tropical rainforests, magnificent desert landscapes and picture perfect white beaches to sink your toes into.

1. Port Douglas, QLD

Winter in Port Douglas is hardly winter at all. With low rainfall, beautifully warm temperatures and breathtaking scenery it’s perfect for beating the blues this cold and flu season. Walk the Daintree rainforest, the oldest of its kind in the world. Dip your toes in the crystal clear waters and explore the stunning underwater sites of the Great Barrier Reef. Relaxation, adventure and some of the freshest seafood on offer makes Port Douglas an ideal holiday destination for families seeking fun or couples looking for a romantic getaway.

2. Kakadu, NT

Are you suffering from a runny nose? This trip is sure to dry things up. Take a break in the glorious desert of Alice Springs and explore some of Australia’s most iconic scenery from Uluru to the Red Centre. Discover fascinating Aboriginal tracks, tick off one of the wonders of the world at Uluru and go camel riding in the desert. Yes, we’re still in Australia, but did you know that we have the largest population of wild camels in the world? Find out more amazing facts by visiting this ancient and rich territory on long weekend escape.

3. Christmas Island, WA

Cold and flu season will struggle to find you in this remote corner of the world. Christmas Island is a raw, tropical island paradise with an incredible arrange of wildlife like its iconic red and robber crabs. Travel to Christmas Island if you’re looking to totally unwind or indulge in a spot of snorkeling in the heavenly waters off the gorgeous beaches that form its margins.