Whether it's a weekend getaway, a short cruise or complete rail and sail holiday - Short Breaks Australia has you covered with the inspiration and information to help you plan the perfect getaway!


5 of the best places to visit in TAS

A hop, skip and jump across the Bass Strait and you’ll find yourself exploring the natural marvels of the Apple Isle. Make sure to escape the bigger cities and immerse yourself in the state’s calming countryside where you’ll find a land of luscious forests, mesmerising waterfalls, towering peaks and an abundance of wildlife.

Discover the best of Tasmania's natural wonders, rugged scenery and superb food and wine.

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5 of the best places to visit in VIC

Discover the best of Victoria's stunning coastal towns, tranquil escapes, natural wonders and bustling Melbourne.

Known as Australia’s capital of culture, Melbourne will certainly fill your days with creative art, modern food, great coffee, local fashion brands and hidden bars. After discovering the CBD’s many haunts and people-watching in Federation Square, wander across the river to the National Gallery of Victoria as there’s sure to be a noteworthy exhibition running.

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10 of the best places to visit in QLD

Truly the state where you can find a bit of everything, Queensland is abundant in a diverse range of experiences with something for everyone, from animal encounters and waterfall escapes to nightlife hubs and thrilling theme parks..

Discover the best of Queensland's breathtaking natural beauty, laid back tropical beaches, vibrant cities and outback history.

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10 of the best places to visit in NSW and ACT

Discover the best of New South Wales's architecture, dining and natural wonders plus the best of the Australian Capital Territory's history, food & wine and picturesque reserves.

The state provides plenty more to enjoy, including famous beaches (and some that are local secrets), award-winning restaurants and regional natural beauty

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5 of the best places to visit in WA

Occupying a massive third of Australia with stretching beaches of white sand, gourmet wine regions, vast red deserts and unique rock formations, Western Australia is the perfect place to explore.

Discover the best natural wonders, ancient history, awe-inspiring beauty and vibrant cities that make this state so spectacular.

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10 of the best places to visit in the NT

Not only does the Northern Territory provide some of the most iconic Australian outback landscapes in the country, but also a tropical paradise in Darwin and two World Heritage-listed National Parks. 

It is a foodie’s dream with eateries featuring authentic food from regionally inspired specialties to neighbouring Asian influences. Discover one of the many bustling local markets and explore the city’s extensive history on an informative tour.

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10 of the best places to visit in SA

Have you tasted fine wines amongst the great Barossa vines? How do you feel about sinking with the Great White Sharks of Port Lincoln? Watched seals frolic as you rendezvous on the great Island of Kangaroo? Or have you experienced a sliver of the great Murray River?

Well grab a mate and get out and discover what makes SA so great.

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Multi-generational holidays in Australia

You may have heard the term ‘multi-generational travel’ thrown about these days and the reason being, it is fast gaining popularity as a holiday option, and solution even, for many families wishing to spend quality time with their children, parents, grandparents or extended family, all at once and in the one location. Making for a truly unforgettable experience that is both efficient and rewarding.

Discover why a multi-generational holiday in Australia can be so fulfilling.

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Kangaroo Island Must See & Do

An intriguing ferry ride or short flight from the South Australian mainland begins the journey to this island sanctuary with over a third of the island consisting of protected nature reserves and the remainder, a perfect blend of unspoilt and rugged coastline, gourmet local artisan produce, abundant roaming wildlife, spectacular raw scenery at every turn and that unmistakable country air and hospitality. It’s also Australia’s most remote and undiscovered wine region, with around 18 wineries dotted about the island all producing high quality wines quickly becoming some of the world’s best. Here are just some of many reasons to get your skates on and discover, or even rediscover, this wilderness dream

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