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.



Photo by Martin Snicer Photography

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.

Must Do

Cafe Enzo for excellent coffee and food

Impressive, award winning dining at Muse Restaurant

Hunter Valley Wine Tours with Zepher

The Vintry’s self contained, luxury country accommodation





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.

Must Do

Talk and taste food tours with Nicholson Fine Foods

Clarence River Ferry Cruise

Whale Watching Cruise

Day Spa and Pamper Days at Angourie Resort

Rainforest resort accommodation

Learn to surf lessons for the girls



Photo by Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa

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.

Must Do

Learn from the best at The Lake House cooking school

Visit the beautiful historic Lavandula Farm

Pamper yourself with a mineral bath experience

Award winning accommodation at Clifftop at Hepburn



Photo by Niklas Morberg

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.

Must Do

Stay and enjoy Uluru with Longtitude 131°

See the Field of Light solar installation by artist Bruce Munro

Authentic Aboriginal art at the Mulgara Gallery

Embrace native beauty with Spa Kinara




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.

Must Do

Great Barrier Reef snorkelling and diving tours

4 Star luxury accommodation with a view for you and the girls

Island hopping in a seaplane with wine and perfect beaches

Relax with the perfect spa and specialty treatments



Photo by Sharon McKellar

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.

Must Do

Snorkel the World Heritage Ningaloo Reef

Walk through the wild Australia at Mandu Mandu Gorge

Sail and camp for 6 nights and 7 days




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.

Must Do

Shop ‘till you drop at Harbourside with the girls

Get your dance on at Home, Sydney’s only true “superclub”

Experience true class with a High Tea at Abode

Stay in style with city and harbour views at Sofitel



So, where are you going next?