Autumn is in full swing and trees are being transformed into magnificent colours of reds, oranges and yellows. Why not explore some top autumn spots on your next road trip.
It’s also a great time for kids to play ‘catch the falling leaves’ and ‘find the crunchiest leave to stand on’
Blue Mountains, NSW – the Blue Mountains is home to some of Australia’s most beautiful gardens. Leura, Blackheath, Wentworth Falls and Mount Tomah are a few winners where you can see Mother Nature at its best.
Canberra, ACT – autumn brings the Nation’s capital alive with vibrant hues of red, orange and yellow. Take a walk around Lake Burley Griffin or a tour of the grounds at Parliament House.
Orange, NSW – it’s called Australia’s colour city for a reason! This region is jam-packed full of things to see and do, it is a foody and wine lover’s haven being renowned for fresh produce and great wineries.
Hobart, TAS – Hobart is steeped in history and old world charm but it is also home to some of nature’s awesome colour palettes. It’s worth spending some time in the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and meandering along the Derwent River.
Southern Highlands, NSW – there are so many hidden gems in this region that will please the eye – Berrima, Bowral, Robertson, Fitzroy Falls are just a few places where autumn comes alive.
Adelaide Hills, SA – this region is well known for its stunning display of autumn leaves. Stroll around leafy Hahndorf or head to the top of Mount Barker Summit to see panoramic views of the autumn colours.
Bright, VIC – there is an abundance of outdoor adventures in this area with bushwalks and hikes to suit all ages of the family. Porepunkah is a short drive away and is the gateway to Mount Buffalo and the surrounding national park.
Caravan & holiday parks at each destination:
Blue Mountains http://www.visitbluemountains.com.au/where-to-stay/caravans-and-camping?view=venues&layout=venues&id=19
Southern Highlands http://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/country-nsw/southern-highlands/accommodation-caravan-and-camping
Adelaide hills http://www.adelaidehills.org.au/accommodation