Great Australian Adventures

Oceania Cruises
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A first timer cruiser’s gourmet cruise through New Zealand

Oceania Cruises’ refurbished flagship Regatta provides a luxurious base from which to explore New Zealand, finds first-time cruiser Fiona Ralph. While I’ve travelled the length and breadth of New Zealand by road and air, I […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 15 2020
Sculptures by the Sea
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The Airbnb of the outdoors; Sculpture by the Sea returns – travel news of the week

The Airbnb of the outdoors Hipcamp has partnered with Australian private camping company Youcamp to utilise their 50,000 camping spots across 1,000 Australian private properties.  The partnership will create the most comprehensive resource for unique […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 15 2020
Couple in infinity pool
Deals

Viking 2023 ocean and river cruise sneak preview sale

Viking has unveiled its ocean and river cruises for 2023 with many itineraries offered at reduced prices. Selected ocean cruises in Scandinavia, the Mediterranean, Alaska, the Caribbean, South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand are […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 11 2020
Girl in the pool, overview
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A Byron Bay luxury retreat for the entire family – the best deals of the week

Private 4-day Food and Wine Tour – Mudgee and Orange Experience an ultra-luxe four-day gastronomic tour from Orange to Mudgee. Learn from award-winning winemakers before indulging in tastings of fresh farm-to-table produce. Includes three nights […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 8 2020
A Disney inspired menu and family glamping packages - travel news of the week
Great Australian Adventures

A Disney inspired menu and family glamping packages – travel news of the week

Once Upon a Time At nel restaurant they keep things interesting, and a little fantastical. The new ‘once upon a time’ degustation menu is no exception. The 11 nostalgia inducing dishes start off with ‘Eat […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 8 2020
The Dark Park Sky
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Wish upon a star – a dark park in the Central West

Check out the dark sky of the Warrumbungles as it celebrates StarFest in 2020. Virtual option available! The night skies open with a field of stars stretching as far as the eye can see at […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 8 2020
Cable Beach camel
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Beautiful Broome – the gateway to the Kimberley

The gateway to the Kimberley region of Western Australia, Broome is wild, wide and wonderful. Natasha Dragun takes the pulse of this frontier town built on pearls. It’s dusk in Broome, and I’m eating oysters […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 8 2020
Darling Harbour
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Travel to regional Australia from $100 – the best deals of the week

Visit regional NSW Fly regional with Rex for less this year between September 23 and December 18. Fly Sydney to: Orange from $109, Wagga Wagga from $129, Dubbo from $129 and Broken Hill from $200. […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 1 2020
News bites - what's going around Australia
Great Australian Adventures

News bites – what’s going around Australia

Pack your pup The Langham Sydney has recently paired with Pound Paws for a new, curated Pampered Pets Staycation package. In addition to the usual luxe of a Langham stay, a special gift bag, pet […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 1 2020
A weekend detox at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Gwinganna Tai Chi view
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A weekend detox at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

The headaches are beginning so I’m skolling cups of herbal tea and aloe vera flavoured water like they’re bottles of Veuve. Detox tea, dandelion tea, peppermint tea: maybe they’ll help with the ache behind my […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 1 2020
Fly fishing retreat
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Travel news bites – what’s going on around the region

Is your next girls trip fly-fishing? Fly-fishing and luxury go hand in hand on this exclusively female 6-night, 5-day stay on New Zealand’s South Island. You will spend your days angling for the best catch […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 25 2020
Whales breaching in Wineglass Bay
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The adventurer’s guide to Tasmania’s east coast

It’s a top choice for lovers of the great outdoors but Craig Tansley finds he has parts of Tasmania’s east coast all to himself. It’s Saturday afternoon in the middle of the summer holidays in […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 25 2020