What’s new this winter

by Brittany Wheeler

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean it’s time to hibernate! With loads of new experiences landing on RedBalloon each week, there are lots of great reasons to get out there and try something new. There are also plenty of cosy getaway options for those looking for a much needed winter escape! Check out what’s new and noteworthy this month below and feel good knowing that you’re doing your part to support our local community.

Glamping Noosa
NSW: Noosa Everglades glamping getaway – 2 nights – for 2

Planning a trip to Noosa? Look no further than this 2 night stay at Habitat Noosa Everglades Eco Camp. When you’re not out exploring the wonders of the region, relax and reset in your luxurious glamping tent that’s kitted out with all of the mod cons.

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Jackalope Mornington Peninsula
VIC: Mornington Peninsula wine tour with lunch at Jackalope

Looking for a way to celebrate a special occasion? Spend a day enjoying everything the Mornington Peninsula has to offer. Departing from Melbourne, you’ll embark on a full day wine tour visiting 3 local wineries before sitting down to indulge in a 2 course lunch at Jackalope’s award-winning restaurant, Red Hare.

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Sand buggy Launcelin Western Australia
WA: Quad biking or dune buggy adventure – for 2

Sate your hunger for thrill as you take on some of Western Australia’s largest sand dunes on a 2-seater quad bike or dune buggy. This is an awesome gift idea for the adventure seeker in your life.

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Jaguar wine tour Barossa Valley
SA: Luxury Jaguar XF Barossa Valley tour – for 2

Know someone who would love to experience a ride in a Jaguar XF? Gift them the chance to be driven around the world-famous Barossa Valley in style, visiting a selection of local wineries and artisan producers based on their tastes and preferences.

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Australia Zoo, Irwin family holding koala
QLD: Australia Zoo entry with koala cuddle and photo

Spend a day at Australia’s most iconic zoo, the legacy of the great Steve Irwin. Relax on the journey from Brisbane with return transfers included, plus zoo admission, a koala cuddle and an 8×10 photo to take home as a memento.

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Bike tour and Mudgee getaway
NSW: 2 night Mudgee escape with cycling, winery lunch and more

If your partner has a milestone birthday coming up this is the perfect way to spoil them silly. Organise a romantic trip to Mudgee and celebrate the special occasion with 2 nights’ accomodation, daily breakfast, bike hire, wine tastings and a winery lunch. It’s sure to score some brownie points!

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Fishing sydney harbour
NSW: 6 hour Sydney private sport fishing cruise

Planning an upcoming fishing adventure with your mates? This 6 hour charter will be one to remember. Head out onto the sparkling Sydney Harbour on board a luxury vessel and expect to reel in jewfish, flathead, snapper and more. You’ll receive guidance from the expert crew and will be well fuelled with morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. So what are you waiting for?

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View of a castle with autumnal leaves

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Two girls in front of a fireplace

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