More than 400,000 visitors each year can’t be wrong: Wilson’s Promontory National Park, on Victoria’s south-east coast, is something very special. Victoria’s oldest national park, encompassing 50,000 hectares of land the southernmost tip of mainland Australia, has pristine beaches, carefully preserved forests and a range of accommodation options. If you’re lucky enough to secure yourself a stay at ‘the Prom’ (school holidays are balloted a year in advance…), Hannah Foster has you...
If you’re a kid at heart and have always dreamt of sleeping at the zoo, here’s your chance. Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s Zoofari Lodge experience allows you to get up close to the animals during an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour and a unique stay in a luxurious African-style lodge situated in a ‘savannah’, where giraffe, zebra, eland and antelopes roam. One lucky reader will win an overnight stay for two, including two-day zoo entry, behind-the-scenes tour, African-inspired dinner, breakfast and bike hire. Q: To win, CLICK HERE and tell us in 25 words or less, and tell us about your most memorable...
With more sunshine hours and milder weather than any other Australian capital, winter in Perth is no time to hide away. From dimly-lit, quirky basement bars to cosy, couch-filled spaces, brace yourselves – the cocktails are coming. 1. The Laneway Lounge Just down a (you guessed it) lane off Murray Street, The Laneway Lounge boasts a killer live jazz scene, alongside top-notch eats and a 17-page beverage list brimming with choices. Dine while watching local and international performances or hire a private booth for an intimate gathering. With exposed bulbs hanging from the ceiling, Laneway knows how to give good...
A lazy road trip through the small towns of Queensland’s remote south-west throws up more than a few surprises, as Nathan Dyer discovers A warm evening breeze rattles the awnings along Cunnamulla’s sleepy main street as we step from our car onto the wide pavement opposite the town’s historic post office. A few shopfronts up, talk floats like music from the public bar where a line of plumbers’ cracks peer out over the backs of stubby shorts. Depending on who you speak to, Cunnamulla is either famous or notorious. For country and western folk, the outback Queensland town – 800...
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