Top 5 Spots to Visit in Australia during the Summer and Holidays

5 SpotsSummer is definitely celebrated in Australia, and it just so happens that Christmas falls during this season, too. Aussies love Australians because of the festive vibe that it brings, and mostly because they can finally spend some much-deserved time with their friends and/or families.

Australia is a beautiful place filled with beautiful people. The beaches are simply breathtaking, the wildlife is rich and unique, and the parks are just full of green trees which will make you fall in love with the outdoors instantly.

Here, we compile some of the most amazing places in Australia to visit during the summer.

Fraser Coast in Queensland

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With its amazing blue sea and fine white sand, this one is a sight to behold. Its peaceful environment and rich marine life will make you want to stay and live there forever. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and just spend the quiet with your family, then this is it. You can even schedule a romantic dinner with your loved one, as the location offers a wide range of romantic restaurants. With it being just 250km away from Brisbane, this one is easily a hidden gem that you must visit.


Aireys Inlet in Victoria

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The sight in this one looks like that of a magazine cover, as the view of the cliff and the waterfront looks so surreal. Add the sunset to it, and you have a location that can be a great setting for a romantic flick. The town may be small, but it is totally charming. A good number of secluded and sandy beaches are there for you to enjoy and swim around in, or even catch some good waves for surfing. It is an 80-minute drive from Melbourne, and is easily reachable by car. It is best to book a car rental when visiting this location (and the other ones as well), so you won’t sacrifice convenience and safety during your holidays.


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Victor Harbor offers activities that you just cannot say no to. With the unique horse-drawn tram ride and the beautifully shaped rock formations, this surely is one for the books. It has such a picturesque scene and a historic background that you and your kids will totally love. Although it can get pretty hot in Australia during the summer, Victor Harbor is an exception. The temperature is not exactly cool, but it is comfortable. The possibility of rainfall is low, and there is a good balance of man-made and natural attractions surrounding it. It is 80 km South of Adelaide, which is a short distance from Australia’s capital city.


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With the location being a 4-hour drive from Adelaide, this one’s definitely one that you should put in your “to visit” list. Restaurants offer delicious seafood for the whole family to enjoy. The amazing architecture will leave you in awe, and the wonderful trails and seaside will relax you and put your mind at ease. The beach offers a safe environment for kids to swim in, while the mum and dad can enjoy surfing at the point.


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If you are more into biking and adventurous activities, then visit this one. You can also bring your kids as it has a great range of activities for all ages. The perfect blend of good food and scenery will keep you feeling at peace and one with nature, while the water exploration will make your inner mermaid or merman come alive. Enjoy your lunch and dinner with the whole family by dining out at some of Mornington’s high quality restaurants. You can even finish the day by visiting the wineries and distilleries nearby with your other half.

Australia is a great place to visit, and one that you should definitely see at least once in your life. Go on and enjoy your trip, we wish you and your family a very happy holidays!