Wondering where to go in Australia in July? Don’t worry. This list can surely help.
Australia might be a wide green land, but Melbourne occupies a little pocket that’s just made for road tripping, with fabulously scenic sights to explore around every turn on the road.
Whether you’re looking for weekend getaways or one day road trip and you’re into food, wine, rock climbing or wildlife, there are many destinations around the Melbourne to explore.
We’ve put together a list of six amazing destinations throughout the country side that serve as enjoyable winter travel destinations. Thinking to hire a car to explore? Contact Melbourne Car Rental and let us help you find the right car for your perfect escape. We offer an affordable car for hire options in Melbourne with a wide range of economy and luxury car options.
1. Go for Skiing and Snow Resorts in the Australian Alps
Victoria’s alpine region is the home to many ski resorts and a major winter sports area. You can head to Mt. Buller, and experience the winter sports at one of the largest network of lifts among the Victorian resorts. It is located at just 3 hours drive from Melbourne. It is also home to the Australia’s day spa- Alpine Spa Retreat.
2. Melbourne International Film Festival
Arguably Melbourne’s most iconic film festival of the year, MIFF gives you a chance to watch an incredible range of films, from local Australian filmmakers to the international. If you love films, then don’t miss a feast of cinematic delicacies from over 60 countries for seventeen days.
3. 12 Apostles at Great Ocean Road
The 12 Apostles are one of the most well-known highlights of the great ocean road. The gigantic limestone formations that tower 45 metres above the Southern Ocean, will leave you awestruck in wonder at their size and beauty.
4. Take a wine tour
Australia is the fifth largest exporter of wine in the world. The credit goes to over 60 wine regions spread out in the cooler parts of South Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania. So if you’re planning a wine tour, make sure to go to taste the delicious world-famous Pinot Noir and Chardonnay at Yarra Valley.
5. Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade
Phillip Island with its unspoilt beauty is definitely a great place to relax and rejuvenate from your routine. The main attraction is the Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade. In June, the atmosphere is still warm enough to make the trip from Melbourne to Phillip Island and see the little cute penguins roaming and going back to their nesting areas.
So, what are you waiting for? Grab your car keys, jump into your Melbourne Car Rental hired car, start your engines and wander through a wondrous winter!