Holidays for Couples Holidays for Couples Apr-Sep 2017 - Page 110

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Feel on top of the world on the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk
Suspended 40 metres above dense bushland and forest , this wheelchair-friendly walk takes you high into the canopies of the Walpole Wilderness . Join a free guided tour or meander along at your own pace . valleyofthegiants . com . au
QLD

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Let the good times roll at Cooly Rocks On
Australia ’ s largest rock ‘ n ’ roll and nostalgia festival , CRO ( 7-11 June ) is a vintage extravaganza of bands , parades , classic cars , dancing , pinups and markets in the beachy town of Coolangatta . Don ’ t miss the Miss Cooly Rocks On Pageant and Poodle Oodle Parade . coolyrockson . com
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Go to the Melbourne Cup of the Outback , the Birdsville Races
Head to the edge of the Simpson Desert in remotest southwest Queensland on 1 and 2 September for this iconic race meet , when the town ’ s population of around 100 swells to 7,000 . Proceeds go to the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia . birdsvilleraces . com
TAS

25 Discover

Tasmania ’ s Whisky Trail
The new kid on the block in the whisky world , Tasmania is producing some seriously good stuff . Book a tour and taste your way along the Apple Island ’ s Whisky Trail , and meet the passionate people behind acclaimed boutique distilleries like Southern Wild Distillery and Sullivans Cove Distillery . taswhiskytrail . com
SA

27 Have a

picnic in the Umpherston Sinkhole
It might sound like an unlikely place for a picnic , but this Mount Gambier attraction is a beautifully manicured , sunshine-drenched sunken garden . And it ’ s free to enter .
VIC

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cooking masterclass at Lake House Daylesford
Just as you ’ d expect from its name , Lake House Daylesford sits in a stunning spot , right on a lake . Its restaurant and hotel have been showered with accolades , and it ’ s also home to an acclaimed cooking school where you can learn from some of Australia ’ s best chefs . Under the direction of culinary heavyweight Alla Wolf-Tasker , the pictureperfect LHD regularly welcomes names such as Shane Delia and Colin Fassnidge . lakehouse . com . au
NT

29 Deckchair

Cinema
This outdoor cinema , located on Darwin ’ s tropical waterfront , is fully independent so it can screen anything from blockbusters to foreign films , Aussie flicks to classics . And it all happens in the open air , under the twinkling night sky . Movies screen seven nights a week from 19 April to 19 November , neatly avoiding the wet season . deckchaircinema . com
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Stay in your own cave in the Blue Mountains
Yes , you can actually hire out a luxe cave – complete with a queen-size bed , shower and fireplace – in the middle of one of Australia ’ s natural wonders . For real . There ’ s even a lover ’ s seat for two carved entirely out of the natural bedrock . glampinghub . com / australia / newsouthwales / bilpin / cave-rental-blue-mountains-australia
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VIC QLD WA 22 Feel on top of the world on the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk 26 Go to the Melbourne Cup of the Outback, the Birdsville Races Head to the edge of the Simpson Desert in remotest southwest Queensland on 1 and 2 September for this iconic race meet, when the town’s population of around 100 swells to 7,000. Proceeds go to the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia. birdsvilleraces.com Suspended 40 metres above dense bushland and forest, this wheelchair-friendly walk takes you high into the canopies of the Walpole Wilderness. Join a free guided tour or meander along at your own pace. valleyofthegiants.com.au QLD 23 Let the good times roll at Cooly Rocks On Australia’s largest rock ‘n’ roll and nostalgia festival, CRO (7-11 June) is a vintage extravaganza of bands, parades, classic cars, dancing, pinups and markets in the beachy town of Coolangatta. Don’t miss the Miss Cooly Rocks On Pageant and Poodle Oodle Parade. coolyrockson.com SA 27 Have a picnic in the Umpherston Sinkhole TAS 25 Discover Tasmania’s Whisky Trail ”^H[[\ۈ]B[HYH[[Z[–Y\[H[XX[H\H]H^H]H8$\]H]B]YY[\^HY \[\\XH8$[HZYHوۙBو]\[Xx&\]\[ۙ\ˈ܈X[ \x&\][Hݙ\&\œX]܈\Y[\[H]وH]\[Y˂[\[XK]\[XKۙ]][\ؚ[[˜]K\[[ XYK[[[Z[X]\[XBL][B[›X\\\]ZB\H^[\ٛܙ\\[x&Y^XH]›[YKZH\H^[\ٛܙ][H[[ YۂHZK]\]\[[[]HY[\Y]XY\[]8&\[YH˜[XZ[YY[\H[H[X\BYHو]\[Xx&\\Y˂[\H\X[ۈق[[\HX]]ZY[BU\\HX\KB\XY[\B[Y\\X\”[H[XH[[\ۚYKZZ\KK]BH]YۈH[H\Hܛ \X[XB\X[YH\[\BYH\[\H[\^H[ۙH\B\[8&\\HZ[ [YY]H\[ۘ]H[BZ[XZ[YY]\]YB\[\Y\ZH]\[\[\H[[][ݙH\[\K\\]Z[ B]ZY[ZH[[Z[BXH܈HXۚX]\“[[[XY\]X[ۂ\HX]]Y[HX[X\Y [[KY[Y[[\[[]8&\YH[\BXZ\[[XB\]܈[[XK]Yۈ\[&\X[]\۝ \[B[\[[][ܙY[[][H؝\\™ܙZYۈ[\]\YHX˜\Xˈ[][\[š[H[Z\[\B[[YK[ݚY\œܙY[][YHYZ™H NH\[ NHݙ[X\X]H]Y[H]X\ۋXZ\[[XK