This pocket-sized paradise is a must on any northern Viti Levu itinerary. Beautifully hilly, the 3.5-sq-km island is surrounded by scalloped bays, white-sand beaches and mangroves. A history of cattle grazing has cl…
The excellent Wild Dog Winery is one of Gippsland’s first wineries. It produces a great range of wines, all grown and bottled on its 30 acres, and has fabulous views across the Strzeleckis.
Thirteen kilometres west of Gosford you can get acquainted with lizards, snakes and crocodiles at the Australian Reptile Park, and less toothy beasts such as koalas, platypuses and kangaroos.
Werribee Park Mansion is surrounded by beautiful formal gardens, with picnic areas. Audio headphones re-create the 1870s soundscape, when the Italianate mansion was built.
The Victoria State Rose Garden which is adjacent to the Werribee Park Mansion, has more than 5500 rose bushes arranged in the shape of a giant Tudor rose.
OrganPipesNational Park has some impressive vertical basalt columns that form a natural outdoor amphitheatre.
The Allendale Gardens & Rainforest is signposted off Blanche Rd (which is off the B22), 12km south of Smithton towards Edith Creek. There are 6.5 acres of bird-filled gardens and 26 hectares of old temperate rai…