Let’s face it, Aussies can’t deal with the cold. We spend all summer sweating in the scorching sun, until it drops below 20 degrees. Then it’s a whole winter of sulking indoors.

It’s time to get up and throw your uggs on. Winter isn’t bad when you’re on holiday.

Here are the best 19 winter weekend getaways in Australia.


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Blue Mountains, NSW
Blue Mountains, NSW

Why not head over to the Blue Mountains for a cosy winter weekend getaway? Whether you’re an avid hiker, or prefer to cuddle up by the fire and take in the incredible views, there’s something for you. You can also check out the Sculpture at Scenic World exhibition that runs through the winter months. If you’re looking for somewhere to stay, the Fairmont does it all.