As the colder months approach, we eagerly plan our northern escape to experience the tropical paradise that the northern regions have to offer.
Northern Queensland and Western Australia help prevent those winter blues and instead allow you to continue to tick all your holiday must-do boxes.
Northern Queensland offers a diverse range of attractions. The region is renowned for its tropical climate and abundant wildlife, making it the ideal destination for all nature enthusiasts.
As you may know, one of the greatest highlights of visiting Northern Queensland is the Great Barrier Reef. This magnificent coral system is home to an abundance of marine life, including colourful fish, sea turtles and whales. Visitors can snorkel or dive to get a closer look or take a scenic flight for a bird’s eye view of the reef. A bonus is that the best time to visit is between May and August, when the water is calm and clear, providing the perfect conditions for snorkelling and diving.
Another popular attraction is South Mission Beach itself, known for its picturesque scenery, relaxed atmosphere, and excellent surf spots. Visitors can also explore the nearby Cassowary Coast, home to a range of attractions including the Tully Gorge National Park, Mission Beach Rainforest, and the Wallaman Falls, the highest permanent single-drop waterfall in Australia.
Wake up in an inspiring location at Tasman Holiday Parks – South Mission Beach.
A must-visit attraction in Northern Queensland is the Daintree Rainforest, the largest tropical rainforest in Australia. The forest is home to an incredible variety of flora and fauna, and visitors can explore the area on a guided walk or by taking a scenic drive. There are also several lookout points offering breathtaking views of the forest and its surroundings.
Only a short distance away from the Daintree Rainforest is Tasman Holiday Parks – Cairns Cool Waters
Western Australia is another popular destination during the colder months, offering a range of activities and events from May to August. The state is known for its stunning coastline, abundant wildlife, and unique landscapes, making it the perfect destination for all travellers.
A must-do when visiting Western Australia is the Margaret River region, known for its stunning beaches, surf spots, and wineries. Visitors can take a scenic drive along the coastline, stopping at various beaches and surf spots along the way. The region is also home to several world-class wineries, offering tastings and tours of their vineyards.
One of the top attractions in WA is the Natural Bridge, a unique geological formation located in the Torndirrup National Park. The Natural Bridge is a limestone arch that has been carved out by the ocean, creating a stunning natural arch that is a popular spot for tourists and photographers.
Another popular attraction is the Albany Historic Whaling Station, which offers visitors a chance to learn about the city’s whaling history and see a restored whaling vessel. If you are after some downtime, a visit to Middleton Beach and Emu Point is a must, as it offers excellent swimming, fishing, and picnicking opportunities.
Set up camp amid these inspiring attractions at Tasman Holiday Parks – Albany
Serpentine Falls is a breathtaking waterfall located near the city of Perth. It is a popular destination for visitors looking to enjoy the beauty of the natural environment. The falls are surrounded by lush, tropical vegetation and offer visitors a chance to cool off in the refreshing water. Be sure to pack your togs and take a dip in the large, natural rock pool that has formed at the bottom of the falls, which is perfect for swimming and relaxing.
The falls themselves are fed by the Serpentine River, which is surrounded by beautiful bushland and is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including kangaroos, wallabies, and various bird species. In addition to the waterfall and river, Serpentine Falls is also home to several walking trails that offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
If you’re ready for some adventure, book your stay at Tasman Holiday Parks – Serpentine Falls and experience this natural beauty firsthand.
From the magnificent Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest in Northern Queensland, to the incredible coastline and unique landscapes of Western Australia, there truly is something on offer for everyone. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a beach lover, or simply looking for a relaxed pace, these destinations should be at the top of your list.