Possibilities are endless when it comes to celebration spots in Australia and it can be a truly wonderful thing to delight in with you and your family. Go on then, get all and sundry involved in this might swell time
From private dining rooms Adelaide to bridge-walking in Sydney, the sky’s the limit. Your imagination is the only thing holding you back, so let your mind run free and build on a few of these great ideas.
There’s nothing like having your every need catered to and every whim indulged night and day. Live the life of a celebrity, by booking yourself into a fabulous hotel like Hotel Richmond in Adelaide which you can view here, or the like in Canberra, Brisbane or Perth. Enjoy leisurely afternoons by the pool or sip cocktails by the bar. Feast on world-class cuisine from the best chefs the culinary world has to offer or give into that late-night ice-cream craving with 24-hour room service.
From the Sunshine Coast to the Gold Coast, Australia boasts some of the most breathtaking coastlines in the world. This is the stuff road trip dreams are made of. Visit beach resorts, ports and surf hotspots all from the comfort of your car. Between New South Wales and Queensland there are amazing stops like Port Macquarie and Surfer’s Paradise. There are also great amusement parks and heritage spots so be sure to pack a map, a camera and your favourite road trip playlist.
The Botanical Gardens
With a rich diversity, Australian botanical gardens boast flora and fauna from all over the world. From the Booderee National Park and Botanic Gardens in Jervis Bay to the EG Waterhouse National Camella Gardens in Sutherland, the variety of colours are a feast for the eyes. If you can, be sure to get to the Southern Highlands Botanic Garden in Southern Highlands, New South Wales, as their collection of exotic plant life is a not to be missed. If you’re more interested in the endemic beauty Australia has to offer, some gardens, like the Australian National Botanic Gardens, only house collections of exclusively indigenous species of plants.
Shop Up a Storm
Australia has some of the best shopping experiences in the world. With influences from Asia, Africa, America and Europe, there is no shortage of fare to be bought. From local artisan companies to big international brands, there is something for everyone. If you’re looking for holiday essentials like sunscreen or beach cover-ups, or exclusive luxury brands, nothing is more than a stone’s throw away. Make sure to add the fashion capital, Chadstone and the T Galleria by DFS to your list of must-see spots.
Australia is famed for its natural beauty and unique wildlife, with a large percentage of its animal life, only found on the continent. If you’re a keen wildlife photographer or just a nature-lover, the Australian national parks are a must-see. From If you’re in New South Wales, Hat Head and Dorrigo National Parks are close enough to visit in one day, or you could head further south to Port Campbell National Park for a surprisingly different experience. The coast of Western Australia has a plethora of parks, all with their own unique attractions.