There was a buzz of excitement at the Australian Traveller’s People’s Choice Awards. Now in its sixth year, the 2016 finalists and winners were announced on the 30 November at the beautiful new installation in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney – The Calyx. In attendance were 130 high profile industry guests.

Nominations received this year were the highest ever on record (over 6000 of you voted) so we know you can’t wait to find out which top destinations and experiences made the list!

The Kimberley was the big award winner, taking out the Ultimate Dream Experience, but there were 22 awards in total – see all the finalists and winners here.

The lucky door prize was a two-night stay in Melbourne provided by Webjet.

Event photographer – Elise Hassey

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