Top 5 Winter Road Trips

Nov 10, 2023
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Discover winter in Australia with Moovl's top 5 road trip destinations. From the snowy Victorian Alps to the Great Ocean Road, each spot offers a unique experience. Enjoy the Blue Mountains, explore the Barossa Valley, and relax in the Grampians' thermal springs. Start your journey with Moovl for a memorable winter road trip Down Under.

1. The Great Ocean Road, Victoria:

 "Coastal Wonders and Natural Beauty"
"Coastal Wonders and Natural Beauty"
The Great Ocean Road, renowned for its stunning coastal scenery, becomes even more enchanting during winter. As you embark on this iconic road trip, witness the rugged splendor of the Twelve Apostles against the backdrop of dramatic winter skies. Explore the charming coastal towns, such as Lorne and Apollo Bay, where winter brings a serene ambiance. Cozy up in seaside cafes and enjoy the sound of crashing waves.
  • Scenic Stops: Bay of Islands, Loch Ard Gorge, London Arch.
  • Culinary Delights: Indulge in seafood specialties at local restaurants.
  • Accommodations: Opt for seaside cabins or boutique hotels.

2. The Snowy Mountains, New South Wales:

"Winter Wonderland Adventures"
"Winter Wonderland Adventures"
For winter enthusiasts, the Snowy Mountains offers a plethora of activities. Revel in the magic of snow-covered landscapes while engaging in thrilling adventures like skiing and snowboarding. Cozy mountain lodges provide the perfect retreat after a day on the slopes. The Snowy Mountains transform into a winter wonderland, making it an ideal destination for those seeking both relaxation and exhilaration.
  • Snow Activities: Perisher or Thredbo for skiing and snowboarding.
  • Accommodations: Explore ski resorts or charming mountain cabins.
  • Relaxation: Enjoy after-ski relaxation at local spas.

3. Cradle Mountain, Tasmania:

"Serene Escape to Tasmania's Wilderness"
"Serene Escape to Tasmania's Wilderness"
Cradle Mountain, part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, offers a tranquil winter escape. Embrace the crisp air as you explore the snow-dusted trails and encounter native wildlife. Winter hiking becomes an enchanting experience, with serene landscapes and fewer crowds. Cozy up in lodges nestled within the wilderness, providing a perfect blend of comfort and natural beauty.
  • Hiking Trails: Dove Lake Circuit, Overland Track (winter sections).
  • Wildlife Spotting: Keep an eye out for wombats, wallabies, and echidnas.
  • Accommodations: Wilderness lodges with stunning views.

4. The Red Centre, Northern Territory:

"Desert Magic in Winter"
"Desert Magic in Winter"
While the Red Centre is known for its scorching heat, winter unveils a different charm. With milder temperatures, explore iconic landmarks like Uluru without the intense heat of summer. Engage in cultural experiences with indigenous communities, appreciating the rich history of the land. The desert landscape takes on a magical allure during the winter months. The colour contrast during winter of the lusher greens and Deep red sand makes for some iconic shots unavailable during the heat of the summer sun
  • Uluru Exploration: Sunrise or sunset tours for breathtaking views.
  • Cultural Experiences: Indigenous guided tours and storytelling.
  • Accommodations: Opt for unique stays like luxury desert glamping.

5. The Whitsundays, Queensland:

"Tropical Paradise with a Winter Twist"
"Tropical Paradise with a Winter Twist"
Escape the winter chill by heading to the tropical paradise of the Whitsundays… I know, hear us out! Winter offers an ideal climate for exploring the stunning islands, whether sailing through crystal-clear waters or snorkeling in vibrant coral reefs. With fewer crowds, you can fully immerse yourself in the tranquility of this tropical haven during the winter months.
  • Island Hopping: Visit Hamilton Island, Whitehaven Beach, and Daydream Island.
  • Water Activities: Snorkeling, sailing, and exploring the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Accommodations: Luxurious resorts with oceanfront views.