Geographe Bay, WAGeographe Bay, Margaret River – Image courtesy of Tourism Western Australia

Short Breaks in Australia

Find the best short breaks in Australia – you don’t need to travel too far from home for a well-deserved weekend romantic getaway.

Discover a choice of great destinations in Australia – a short drive from each capital city – complete with fine food and wine, local history, art, culture and various outdoor activities.

For instance, just a leisurely four-hour drive south of Perth sit the world-famous vineyards of Margaret River. Indulge in a smorgasbord of gourmet treats at the many world-class wineries and restaurants scattered throughout the region. Or instead plan a weekend surfing getaway to Geographe Bay.

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Latest update: Short Breaks in Australia: 4 April, 2019

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