Quick Trips

Even though we all love a good long holiday, sometimes we can only fit in a quick trip in every now and again. We’ve found some great places within a few hours of major cities around Australia that you can duck off to for a quiet weekend away.

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  • Apollo Bay
    Location: Apollo Bay Melbourne Victoria
    Under four hours
    Along the scenic Great Ocean Road is the charming sea village of Apollo Bay. The town is surrounded on one side by ocean and by rainforests on the other so it’s a great way to see the best of both worlds. | More
  • Ballarat
    Location: Ballarat Ballarat Melbourne Victoria
    75 minutes
    Gold still reportedly lies around Ballarat, and with this town’s grand stately buildings, it’s not hard to tell a lot of it was dug up already. The town is most famous for the Eureka Rebellion in 1854 after tensions with the... | More
  • Macedon Ranges
    Location: Macedon Ranges Macedon Melbourne Victoria
    Under an hour
    The Macedon Ranges is such a quick drive from Melbourne (only an hour) that you’d be crazy not to spend a weekend or two exploring the area. The area is full of friendly little towns with many cafés, restaurants, galleries and... | More