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Where are the best places to travel for the weekend?
The sheer variety of things to do makes Sydney an excellent place to travel on weekend holiday packages. Australia’s largest city has something to offer everyone: beaches, shopping, dining, nightlife, and world-famous tourist attractions. Fun things to do while holidaying on weekend packages to Sydney include the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk, walking the Harbour Bridge, wandering through the Rocks neighbourhood, exploring the Royal Botanic Garden, and cafe-hopping in Surry Hills. Check the city’s event calendar after booking your weekend hotel and accommodation as festivals and markets regularly pop up around Sydney.
Melbourne is known as Australia’s culture capital, and the city has so much to offer visitors holidaying on weekend accommodation and flight packages. The cafe scene in Melbourne is excellent – few places around the world do coffee as well as Melbourne does. There’s also a seemingly endless selection of restaurants, bars, and shops. Alongside the many cultural aspects to the city, there are plenty of other tourist attractions to take in when you book weekend packages to Melbourne. Hosier Lane, St Kilda Beach, Flinders Street Station, the Shrine of Remembrance, and Brighton Beach are some can’t-miss spots.
Soak up the laid-back atmosphere of northern New South Wales by booking weekend holiday packages to Byron Bay. Byron Bay is a favourite among Australian travellers due to its picture-perfect beaches, great surfing, and eclectic shops and cafes. Places to visit during your weekend in Byron include Wategos Beach, Cape Byron Lighthouse, and Tallow Beach. Byron Bay is also extremely walkable, so you can likely get by without a car if you book a weekend hotel and accommodation in the centre.
Head to the Sunshine Coast with weekend accommodation and flight packages to Noosa. Noosa National Park is the main attraction in town, and it’s home to beautiful rainforest walks, beaches, and wildlife-spotting. The Noosa Everglades are another side to the city that you can explore while visiting the region on weekend holiday packages. Hire some kayaks and paddle through the scenic everglades. You won’t run out of things to do within Noosa, but there are also plenty of other places nearby that make great day trips. Hire a car through Webjet after booking holiday packages and road trip from Noosa to other popular spots like Mount Coolum, Great Sandy National Park, and Eumundi for its popular Saturday market.
Enjoy a mini wine-tasting holiday with weekend accommodation and flight packages to Adelaide. Two of Australia’s top wine regions – Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale – are located right on the doorstep of the city. Base yourself at a weekend hotel and accommodation in the heart of one of the wine regions, or book onto a full-day tour from the city. The Adelaide region is also teeming with other fun activities to enjoy outside of the vineyards, including Glenelg Beach, museums along North Terrace, and Adelaide Central Market.
The New Zealand capital is teeming with history, culture, and natural beauty to take in when you book weekend holiday packages. Ride the iconic red cable car to the Botanic Garden, wander around New’s Zealand’s national museum Te Papa, tour the Weta Studios, and view the city from above at the Mount Victoria Lookout. In between tourist attractions, you’ll find a good selection of restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops around Wellington, with many of them concentrated along Cuba Street and Courtenay Place. Visitors holidaying on weekend packages can also grab a bite to eat from the Wellington Night Market, which is held on Friday and Saturday evenings on Cuba Street.
Auckland is another exciting destination in New Zealand that’s easily accessible on weekend holiday packages. Whether you’re looking to do some sightseeing, take in nature, or enjoy the variety of shopping and dining, you’ll find plenty of things to do when you book weekend packages to Auckland. Cool spots to visit within the city are Mount Eden, the famous Sky Tower, Auckland Domain and Wintergardens, Queen Street for shopping, and Ponsonby for bars and cafes. You can also take a day trip by catching a ferry from Auckland CBD to places like Devonport, Waiheke Island, and Rangitoto Island.