Top 7 Aussie Girls Getaway Destinations To Cure Your Wanderlust
There comes a time in every woman’s life where we need to get spend some quality time with friends doing as little, or as much, as we like and come back with a renewed sense of identity, meaning and connectivity with out friends and ourselves.
We’ve put together a list of Australia’s top girls getaway destinations that go beyond the ordinary.
You may just find your perfect weekend or week long adventure for the girls below, keep reading.
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1. Wine & Dine in Pokolbin NSW
We love a good wine.
So naturally we’re starting with one of the best wine destinations in NSW, the rural getaway in the Hunter Valley Wine Region; Pokolbin.
Pokolbin has a rich wine and viticulture history dating back to the 1850’s and has been widely celebrated for quality wines for almost 90 years.
Indulge your taste buds with wine and food as you explore the Hunter Valley’s vineyards with a public or private tour, experience outstanding rural cafes and hospitality, and relax in stylish accommodation for you and the girls.
If you’re looking for somewhere easily accessible, Pokolbin is only a short skip from Sydney 160km away or just 65km west of Newcastle making it ideal for a low cost domestic travel destination for the ultimate girls weekend.
2. Summer Blast in Yamba NSW
If sublime beaches laid-back summer vibes are your idea of a getaway, Yamba is the only place you want to be.
Flying under the radar, Yamba is 90 minutes south of Byron Bay and takes pride in its small town atmosphere and world famous surf breaks, beaches, food and perfect weather.
Voted Australia’s Best Town there’s no more to say, but plenty to do. The main street is lined with unique cafes and award winning hospitality from all over the world. Pristine beaches can be found in any direction with soft sand, clear water and no crowds.
You’ll find little pockets or paradise tucked around every corner with a genuinely friendly and carefree atmosphere while you sink into a year-long summer.
Lay out and relax in the sun while the waves wash your feet and you lose yourself in everything Yamba has to offer.
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3. Mineral Spas in Daylesford VIC
One of Australia’s few spa towns, Daylesford is a dreamy girls getaway destination set amongst the picturesque foothills and lakes of Victoria’s Great Dividing Range.
Daylesford is the ideal destination to escape, invigorate and repair yourself as it is naturally rich in mineral springs, stunning scenery, with no shortage of health and rejuvenation venues.
Slow down and take your time exploring the local shops, art galleries and quaint cafes that line the streets, or let nature take over and inspire you with spectacular scenery.
You’ll leave Daylesford feeling renewed, fulfilled and content.
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4. Luxury Glamping in Uluru-Kata Tjuta NT
Renowned as the spiritual heart of Australia, the Red Centre in the Northern Territory is rich in culture and rugged beauty.
Dual World Heritage-listed Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is a living cultural landscape, and Australia’s most recognisable natural icon.
Sleep under a blanket of stars and the colours of the central Australia with luxury pavilions, spas, cultural tours, and the finest Australian cuisine.
Relax with the girls for sunset drinks and canapés as the light paints Uluru and the domes of Kata Tjuta with changing light.
Delve into the foundation of Anangu culture and learn some of the ancient creation stories of the traditional custodians and enjoy splendid isolation.
5. Picture Perfect Tropics on Hamilton Island QLD
Hamilton Island is one of the most popular tropical island getaway destinations in Australia located amongst the Whitsunday Islands, which brushes against the Great Barrier Reef.
If you’re chasing that idyllic tropical escape for a girls weekend this is the place to be. You’ll be spoilt with activities such as helicopter flights, resort pools, cruises, sailing, snorkelling, diving and of course – beaches to die for.
Luxurious accommodation and beachfront luxury straight out of the movies will wash your stress away.
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6. Unique Nature Escape in Exmouth WA
Nestled in the sand dunes, Sal Salis is a luxury beachside safari camp in the remote and secluded location of Western Australia’s Cape Range National Park.
Swim with whales and reef fish, go snorkelling or kayaking with coral and turtles, or experience wild Australia with a guided walk among native fauna, flora and cultural history.
If your girls need to re-centre and detox from technology this is the ideal adventurous girls getaway destination to awaken your inner self.
Boasting sixteen wilderness tents and a stunning coastal bush setting, this unique retreat is one of Australia’s best kept secrets and a once in a lifetime experience.
7. Live Like Queens in Darling Harbour NSW
If you’re after a getaway that involves frocking up, yummy drinks and dancing through the night, Darling Harbour can’t be beat when it comes to nightlife and city luxury.
Spend your days by the pool, shopping and enjoying good company before the sun goes down and you head out for bubbles, beautiful food and a night to remember.
From sunrise to late night there’s always something to do in Australia’s most famous city. You’ll leave with memories to last a lifetime and your worries will be forever lost in the city.
So, where are you going next?