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A little break is all you need.

Whether you’re wanting to unwind, looking for adventure, travelling with the family or just need to get away – a short break is all you need. Explore our favourite short break destinations and find yours today. 

Adventure short breaks

A little break can still mean a big adventure. Whether you're carving it up in Queenstown, hiking Mount Batur to catch the sunrise or getting off the beaten track in the Outback on a quad bike, an adrenaline rush can provide the ultimate escape.

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Darwin

Be captivated by inspiring nature and, exotic wild life. With a range of activities from family friendly play time to action packed adventures, Darwin is filled with endless experiences. Delve into the heritage and culture of this tropical city or experience some of Australia's genuinely epic environments.

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Ski into Queenstown Queenstown aerial view at night

Queenstown

Queenstown and the surrounding mountains are a winter playground for snowboarders and skiers looking for an adventure. For the thrill seekers, throw yourself out of planes, bungee jump off Nevis Bridge or take an extreme jet boat ride.                                                                                                                           

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Bali

From cliffside temples and colourful festivals to the picturesque rice fields, there’s an adventure waiting to be had in Bali. Enjoy a hike and watch the spectactular sunrise from the summit of Mount Batur or immerse yourself in the unique culture and traditions.                                                                                          

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Beach short breaks

If relaxation is what you need, look no further than a beach break. White sands, turquoise water and golden sunshine will transport you away from the everyday. Whether you choose the natural wonder of the Great Barrier Reef, Fiji's famed hospitality or the multicultural island paradise of Noumea, your dream escape isn't far away.

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Hamilton Island

Surrounded by pristine white sand beaches and a rainbow of coral and marine life, Hamilton Island is one of 74 islands that make up the famous Whitsundays. This car-free island is the perfect base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef and the world-famous Whitehaven Beach.

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Adventure in Fiji Snorkelling in Fiji

Fiji

Dive through the pristine waters and be mesmerised by the colourful coral or go off the beaten track and adventure through the natural beauty that Fiji has to offer. From ziplining and water raftering to parasailing and skydiving, Fiji truly offers an adventure for everyone.                

Adventure in Fiji
Discover Noumea Queenstown aerial view at night

Noumea

Boasting the world’s largest lagoon, Noumea is home to white sand palm-fringed beaches, stunning natural landscapes and a rich history that has shaped the cuisine, architecture and culture. With a uniquely French flavour, this Melanesian island paradise has something for everyone.

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Foodie short breaks

Craving a gourmet getaway? Take a tantalising trip that will tickle your tastebuds. From Shiraz to Chardonnay, we are spoiled for choice with some of the finest wine regions in the world on our doorstep. Or head a little further afield and spice up your break with a visit to one of Singapore's famous hawker centres.

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Singapore

Singapore’s supercharged food scene is world-famous for good reason. Sample tasty local dishes at a hawker centre or try Labyrinth for traditional cuisine with a twist. Don’t forget to make time for a cocktail at Native Bar, which uses exotic local ingredients, or Lantern, a rooftop bar with spectacular views.

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Explore Adelaide Vineyard in Adelaide

Adelaide

Take a trip south and enjoy some of Australia’s best food and wine. Dating back to 1869, Adelaide Central Market is a must-visit for foodies, and with three renowned wine regions close at hand there are endless gems to be found while cellar door-hopping around Barossa, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale.

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Hobart

In and around the small but perfectly formed city of Hobart, there's no shortage of culinary treats for the food and drink aficionado. Savour the offerings at craft beer breweries, oyster farms and cool-climate wineries, or hop across to Bruny Island for the ultimate cheese fix.                                                               

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