Long weekend feels in Hobart
You’ve shopped Sydney. Done the Gold Coast. And tested out all the coffee haunts in Melbourne. So where to next? As it turns out, Hobart makes for a snazzy long weekend destie too.
It’s the largest living structure on the planet – teeming with creatures big and small, and bursting with colours like you’ve never seen. But the Great Barrier Reef stretches more than 2,000 kilometres down the Queensland Coast, so where on earth do you start?
Just a hop, skip and jump away from Aussie shores, there’s so many great experiences to be had in the land of the long white cloud, and with short, affordable flights, it’s totally doable in a long weekend or short getaway. Here’s some top picks:
If it’s your first time skiing, you’re in for a big treat. From the buzz of feeling the fresh mountain air rushing past your face as you fly down the mountainside, to the jaw-dropping mountain views, you’ll soon get hooked on the white stuff.
Stop everything you’re doing. The Brits are onto something. For four years in a row now, New Zealand has come out on top as their fave country as voted in the UK’s Telegraph Travel Awards. Let me repeat that: four years! Here’s our guess as to why and 18 reasons to jump on the NZ-train and GO!