Weekend-away

5 Reasons To Visit The Snow This Winter

With lots of snow expected to fall over the next few weeks, now is the best time to pack your bags and head to Perisher or Thredbo over the weekend. There are a bunch of activities for kids, parents and everyone in between!

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Tube Town

If you’re heading down to Perisher with the entire family, Tube Town is the place to be. The specially groomed lanes allow participants of all ages to enjoy the slopes, plus catch a purpose built lift back up! Ideal for first-time skiers or those who want to enjoy a relaxed environment.

5 Reasons To Visit The Snow This Winter

Wombat World

Bring the kids for their first taste of the snow to Wombat World at Perisher where they can learn the ropes. They can practice techniques such as freestyle, small jumps and get used to the snow.

5 Reasons To Visit The Snow This Winter

Apres Ski

It’s not all about skiing and enjoying the physical side of your weekend away! Indulge in one of the many restaurants, bars and cafes at Thredbo. Treat yourself to a pampering massage or facial after a long day of snow sports.

5 Reasons To Visit The Snow This Winter

Perisher Night Skiing

Enjoy Perishers night skiing activities which will allow you to see the stars. The slopes are open from 6:30pm-9:00pm where a chairlift will transport you directly to the top of Front Valley.

5 Reasons To Visit The Snow This Winter

Thredbo Leisure Centre

Relax and take it easy at Thredbo Leisure Centre which is filled with countless activities for the entire family. Go to the gym, take a dip in the heated indoor pool (with a water slide), or play a game of basketball. It’ll be a nice change from the chilly weather outside!

5 Reasons To Visit The Snow This Winter

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August 7, 2015

Picturesque Weekend Getaways in NSW

Need a much require vacation away from home? Even a short weekend getaway is enough to revitalise your energy and keep you determined for the week ahead. New South Wales is home to a variety of quaint locations which are only a short car ride away. What are you waiting for?

Pokolbin, Hunter Valley

Home to some of the most luxurious food and wines in the entire state, Pokolbin is only a 3-4 hour drive away from Sydney city. Local wine tours are readily available, food is made fresh on site, and this rural town is home to a number of spa treatment facilities which will make you feel brand new.

Picturesque Weekend Getaways in NSW

Byron Bay

Whether you want to relax or live it up, Byron Bay offers a variety of different activities which are couple and child-friendly. Visit some of the local beaches including highly rated Belongil Beach, go on a hike, and even pass by some of the vegan cafés such as Manna Heaven for some fresh, organic produce.

Picturesque Weekend Getaways in NSW

Blue Mountains

Escape the city-life for the serene backdrop of the Blue Mountains. Definitely check out the Three Sisters, one of the oldest sand formations in the entire country, and some of the local national parks including Wentworth Falls for some killer views and fresh air. Don’t forget to dress warm – the weather is known to take a dip, especially in the months between July and August.

Picturesque Weekend Getaways in NSW

Perisher

For those adrenaline junkies, why not take advantage of the colder weather and take a trip to the snow. There are many child-friendly activities if you’re travelling with the entire crew, so there is always something to keep everyone happy. Ski, snowboard or just relax at the Perisher Ski Resort located on Kosciusko Road.

Picturesque Weekend Getaways in NSW

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August 8, 2014