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.

Buy it now

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.

Buy it now

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.

Buy it now

Alice in wonderland high tea cocktail party
NSW: Alice in Wonderland cocktail tea party adventure

Climb down the rabbit hole and take a seat for a whimsical tea party in the fantasy world of Alice in Wonderland! Sip enchanted cocktails, devour ‘Eat Me’ cakes and play croquet with a flamingo.

Buy it now

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.

Buy it now

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.

Buy it now

Ningaloo Reef glamping, Sal Salis
WA: 2 night Ningaloo Reef glamping getaway with meals and more

Tick Ningaloo Reef off your bucket list in style with this all-inclusive 2 night package at Sal Salis. Your luxurious glamping stay is made unforgettable with all meals, beverages, water sports and activities included.

Buy it now

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?

Buy it now

Scenic flight over Flinders Ranges
SA: 3 night Flinders Range stay with flight, tours and more 

Adventure awaits with this 3 night escape in the rugged Flinders Ranges. Check in to an award-winning sanctuary surrounded by nature, and if this isn’t magical enough, enjoy a scenic flight over the region, sunset canapés and bubbles, a 4WD and observatory tour, and more.

Buy it now

Karting Eastern Creek, Sydney
NSW: 13HP karting experience at Eastern Creek

Channel your inner speed demon as you drive a 13 horsepower Sodi Rt8 kart around a purpose-built track. You’ll have 30 minutes to see exactly what this powerful machine can do.

Buy it now

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!

Buy it now

Cocktail hamper box
Aus wide: Cosmo lovers cocktail mixer box

Create bar-level cocktails at home with this gorgeous hand-crafted cocktail kit. Just add your favourite booze and you’re in for a treat!

Buy it now

Glamping tent in the Flinders Ranges

Glamping getaways

Don't forget the marshmallows.

Read More
View of a castle with autumnal leaves

Luxury escapes

Prepare for an indulgent weekend away.

Read More
Two girls in front of a fireplace

Cosy winter getaways

The perfect places to celebrate Christmas in July.

Read More