8 activities to try these summer holidays

by Elisa Parry

Summer is all about sun, salt and sand! So why not start planning some weekend adventures where you can enjoy a beach break or winery escape. Wherever you are in Australia, it’s time to get out and enjoy the great outdoors!

8 activities to try these summer holidays

Jet ski, parasail and water sports adventure – for two

Looking to spend a day on the water but can’t decide on an activity? Why not have a taste of them all? The jet ski, parasail and water sports combo is the perfect solution. Race over the water on a jet ski before taking in the view from above in tandem parasailing adventure.

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8 activities to try these summer holidays

Sailing and seal snorkel tour

If you’re spending some time in the Mornington Peninsula region this summer, snorkelling with the seals is a must-do experience for all ages and a great family day out. Enjoy a day cruising the bay in a 34-foot catamaran, then dive in and say hello to the seals.

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8 activities to try these summer holidays

Winery and craft brewery tour with 5-course degustation

Still got room for food after all that Christmas feasting? Treat yourself to this indulgent five-course degustation with matching wine or craft beer. You’ll also enjoy a guided winery and craft brewery tour at the stunning Ocean View Estates.

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8 activities to try these summer holidays

Rainbow Beach horse riding

Tick off that bucket list item of a romantic horse ride along the beach nice and early in the year. No experience is necessary as you’ll be in the hands of a safe, well-educated horse and have an experienced guide along with you for the ride.

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8 activities to try these summer holidays

Rottnest Island return ferry

Rottnest Island is beautiful at any time of year, but especially in summer! Crystal clear waters, white sand and the cutest wildlife around (you HAVE to take a Quokka selfie) book your ferry trip to Rottnest and spend a day in paradise.

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8 activities to try these summer holidays

Bruny Island gourmet day tour with lunch

If you live in Tassie or you’re on holiday in the Apple Isle, it’s a great time of year to enjoy the many delights of Bruny Island. Spend a day taking in the sights and tasting the local produce with a delicious seven-course gourmet lunch!

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8 activities to try these summer holidays

Three beaches kayak tour

Explore the hidden gems of Manly and surrounds with this three beaches kayak tour. The only tour in Sydney Harbour that takes you from ocean to hill-top, exploring all the highlights of North Harbour.

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8 activities to try these summer holidays

Scenic Darwin helicopter flight                         

This is a great way to see the sights of Darwin if you’re a little pressed for time. Enjoy the scenic views of the city and surrounds from the air as you take off from the amazing Charles Darwin National Park.

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