Find inspiration for seasonal and public holidays in Australia

With its year-round sunshine, pristine beaches, cool-weather wine valleys and famed snow sports regions, Australia is a destination for all seasons. You can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, dog sledding and other snow sports in places like Thredbo or Perisher Valley or enjoy cool-weather wines and vibrant autumn colours across one of the prestigious wine regions, such as Barossa Valley and McLaren Vale. Regardless of the season, beach bums will love the opportunities for water sports and seaside adventure along Australia’s gorgeous coastline. No matter what kind of seasonal holiday you’re looking for, you’ll find plenty of accommodation options across Australia to suit your needs.

Top 5 Easter holiday destinations

Seasonal holidays

Whether you’re looking for religious activities, kid fun or a relaxing weekend in the nice weather, Easter weekend is a popular time for travellers. You’ll have plenty to choose from, such as the Sydney Easter Parade and Family Day, complete with face painting and fireworks, and the Bendigo Easter Festival, an extravagant festival with brass torches, live music and the Sun Loong Dragon. If you prefer a more low-key holiday, you can find holiday homes on Rottnest Island to enjoy cycling and hiking, or spend your time at the Gold Coast with thrilling theme parks and gorgeous beaches.

Things to do on Good Friday

Seasonal holidays

Good Friday is a day of religious observance that brings families together. All over Australia, you’ll find fun public events and activities that take place over the 4-day weekend, such as the Sydney Royal Easter Show, which draws hundreds of thousands of people to Sydney Olympic Park for agricultural competitions and carnival rides. With a family holiday rental in Australia, you can also experience an Easter Egg Hunt and Family Picnic in Hobart, the National Folk Festival in Canberra and much more.