Although still recovering from the devastating earthquake in 2010, Christchurch is a beautiful city and offers everything from museums and galleries, to contemporary cuisine, family activities and lots of opportunities to enjoy the stunning vistas that New Zealand is famous for. We’ve put together a list of Choice Hotels’ top 10 things to do in Christchurch.
Thinking about a seascape? Why not head to the Greater Geelong region! Geelong offers a charming seaside ambience with the conveniences of a modern city. It’s also the gateway to the famous Great Ocean Road and can be a fantastic base to explore the coastal stretch.
Echuca is known as Australia’s paddle steamer capital and is Victoria’s oldest river town. Stemming from the Indigenous word meaning “meeting of the water”, Echuca is nestled along the glorious Murray River. You’ll be transported to yesteryear as you meander through the restored historic port and ride on the horse-drawn carriages.
Winter blues getting you down? Tired of battling the unrelenting winter elements and desperately seeking the solace of a weekend getaway? Then look no further than the sunshine state and the Garden City of Toowoomba.
As winter creeps its way back into our lives, it could be time to migrate to the warmer climes of Southern Queensland’s Fraser Coast to experience a hidden gem and one of Australia’s best natural holiday locations. The jewel in Queensland’s crown, peaceful and picturesque Hervey Bay has attracted holiday makers for over a century, and is the ideal winter break destination for those in the southern states who are in desperate need of some respite from winter. Not only will you enjoy the warm weather but there are also many things to do in Hervey Bay to keep you busy. Best known as the humpback whale watching capital of the world and the gateway to the world’s largest sand island, Fraser Island, Hervey Bay is a must for any bucket list. Boasting an idyllic climate, seemingly endless kilometres of beaches, an abundance of water based activities as well as a vast range of tourist attractions and activities for all ages, Hervey Bay truly is a world class destination just waiting to be explo