Want to get away but struggle to find the time? Just need a quick break to clear your head and recharge the batteries? Then these 7 holidays for 7 days or less might just be what you're looking for!
1. A weekend in Sydney
Why not head for the world's most iconic city to spend a long weekend sightseeing, relaxing and soaking up some of Sydney's vibrant energy. Get a head start by leaving on Thursday and spending 4 nights at the iconic Park Hyatt hotel directly adjacent to the world famous Sydney Opera House. You can climb the Harbour Bridge, visit Taronga Zoo or even just have a picnic by the harbour, the choices are endless and they are yours.
2. Go transcontinental aboard the Ghan Expedition
Hop aboard the luxury Ghan Expedition train and see Australia in a way that you never have before! Begin in Darwin or Adelaide and journey across the vast, extraordinary Red Centre viewing endless landscapes, incredible natural beauty and iconic sights. With stops in Katherine, Alice Springs & Coober Pedy you can get a sense of the different communities that call this fascinating place home.
3. Wine tasting in South Australia
Take a trip to the charming Coonawarra Wine Region just on the border of South Australia and Victoria. Here you can sample some excellent red wines, gourmet food and spend some time getting to know a beautiful part of Australia. Walk the local wine trail to some of the top wineries and on your way back to Melbourne spend a night on the spectacular Great Ocean Road.
4. A romantic trip to Samoa
Samoa is an up and coming tourist destination in the Pacific but we think it's an absolute beauty. Spend a relaxing 6 nights at a beautiful beachfront resort and enjoy cocktails by the pool, stand up paddle boarding, island sightseeing tours and lagoon diving. This is island living at its finest!
5. A weekend in Melbourne
Melbourne is Australia's cultural hub and its so easy to have a fantastic weekend here. Take in a game at the MCG, take a guided walking tour of the historic Queen Victoria Market, see the sites from above at the Eureka Tower and ride the rails on the refurbished Colonial Tramcar Restaurant.
6. Chill out in New Caledonia
The beautiful island nation of New Caledonia awaits for all those looking for a relaxing getaway off the coast of Australia. Just a short flight from Australia, New Caledonia has plenty on offer for those who want to relax and recharge.
7. Discover Queenstown in New Zealand
Queenstown on New Zealand's South Island is a fantastic destination at all times of year. It delivers the best of New Zealand with beautiful scenery, excellent adventure activities and fantastic food. There are also terrific seasonal things to do like wine tasting (summer/spring) and skiing (winter). You could also take a day trip to the awe-inspiring Milford Sound.
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