Australian Capital Territory Short Breaks
Take control from the driver's seat and discover a range of exciting getaways just a short drive from Canberra. Take in the spectacular mountain scenery, hike to the summit of Australia's highest mountain and party hard at the country's most popular ski resorts - great fun at any time of the year.
1) The Snowy Mountains
Explore Australia's favourite winter playground in the high country of the Snowy Mountains, just a couple of hours drive from Canberra. While internationally renowned for its ski slopes, the Snowy Mountain area also offers year-round activities such as hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, white water rafting and fly-fishing. With a variety of accommodation to suit every budget, you can choose your style of holiday: from a romantic getaway in a mountain chalet with an open fire to a family break in a luxury resort tucked away in a river valley. Explore The Snowy Mountains >>> Read more on The Snowy Mountains....
2) The Kings Highway to Batemans Bay
Follow the scenic Kings Highway past grazing sheep, across the stark and dramatic Monaro Plains and through the tablelands of Clyde Mountain to the coastal town of Batemans Bay. Once there, discover an unspoiled coastline of beaches, river estuaries and craggy headlands offering a variety of activities to keep you busy. Hike to the peak of Mount Dromedary (Gulaga) - a sacred site for the local Yuin people, enjoy reef fishing at Batemans Bay and meeting grey kangaroos at Pebbly Beach, cruise the pristine Clyde River and explore the region's many historic villages. Or simply relax in one of the numerous charming cafes, wander through craft galleries, browse local artworks and indulge in fresh seafood, especially Clyde River oysters. Discover The Kings Highway to Batemans Bay >>> Find out More on The Kings Highway to Batemans Bay....