We thought the girls at Capriosca Swimwear should fill everyone in on the best cruise, island and beach destinations that we have loved to visit. Coming into the cooler months it’s time to start organising your next getaway.
With personal experience we have compiled a list of the best places to go and the best things to do. These are our favourite holiday destinations that we think you should look into visiting!
Top Cruise Destinations:
- Pacific Dawn Indonesian Explorer
This cruise has a lot to offer and if you want an amazing trip then get ready for this tropical heaven! For $1899 per person you get 15 nights on this spectacular Indonesian explorer. This includes your return flights from Australia and you get the experience of the life time!
Your cruise boat will dock at Port Douglas, Darwin, Dili, Komodo Island, Benoa and Singapore giving you the chance to explore these special destinations before you fly back home to Australia! Pretty amazing trip if you want to experience a bit of Australia and the Indonesian islands. 15 nights of fun, adventure and the ultimate sightseeing!
The best part about a cruise is that everything is all done for you, you can sit back and relax knowing your 15 night itinerary and all your meals are organised. This is a truly relaxing holiday for any woman.
- Pacific Islands Roundtrip From Sydney
This is an extremely popular cruise as the prices are lower and the time is shorter. However, you won’t be skimping on quality of experience. As one of the more popular cruises, you can go from weekend to weekend on this amazing cruise.
Be part of history and experience Carnival Splendor's first season down under! Enjoy her brand-new waterpark onboard, taking Green Thunder to a whole new level! Cruise to Noumea, Mystery Island, Mare and Lifou over 10 nights of cruising at sea. Stopping at the islands and experience all that this amazing cruise has to offer.
This is a great family cruise for the children and they will be thoroughly entertained and safe on board.
Top Island Destinations;
- Whitsunday Islands in Queensland:
Some of the most famous beaches in the world are located in North Queensland, called the Whitsunday Islands. These beaches have sand as white as snow and water so turquoise you’ll think you’re in the Bahamas. Simply breathtaking, it isn’t hard to see why these islands are so popular and beautiful.
With accomodation around each island you can easily go back and forth between islands to enjoy all that they have to offer. The Australian Whitsunday Islands is definitely one place to holiday. Interested in a night cruise or day trips, they have it all. You can even hire boats to stay on during the days and nights.
- Fraser Island in Queensland
Fraser island is a stunning and breathtaking part of Queensland. With beaches and lakes galore, you can do everything from hiking to surfing on this amazing piece of paradise.
You have the option of getting there by boat or if you like 4 wheel driving then there is a barge that you can book to take your car over and drive on the beaches. There are also great spots set up for camping along the stretches of beach.
With panoramic viewpoints around the Island, you will be blown away by the Australian beauty everywhere you look. Some of these views include Indian Head, a rocky outcrop on the island's easternmost tip, and the Cathedrals, a cliff famous for sculpted ribbons of coloured sand.
Fraser Island is also a camping and ecotourism destination, with amazing beaches and swimming sites at Lake McKenzie, Lake Wabby and other freshwater pools. There is something for everyone to enjoy at Fraser Island. We highly recommend a visit if you are planning on visiting Queensland and want to see all it has to offer.
Top Beach Destinations:
- Gold Coast
Providing Australia with some of the best beaches in the World, famous for its great surf and modern architecture, the Gold Coast is a place of beauty and diversity. White sandy beaches cover the coastline as warm waters hug the shore.
Some key beaches to visit would be Surfers Paradise, the mecca of all these tourism, Broadbeach for great cafes and live music, The Alley Creek with the still, calm and picturesque views, or Rainbow Bay the heart of Gold Coast surfing and iconic for the amazing waters.
With each Gold Coast beach being family friendly, safe and warm, you can’t go wrong when visiting the Gold Coast Beaches. If you get sick of the beaches you can always head 20 minutes up the road to the Hinterland and do any of the hiking trails, or visit some spectacular waterfalls.
Bondi Beach is at the heart of Sydney tourism. With thousands of people visiting every year, this beach speaks for itself. With gentle waters and a semi-circle of pristine sand, you can’t go past a visit to the famous Bondi Beach.
Not only is it famous for the amazing beach, but you might even catch a glimpse of the Bondi Lifeguards who grace Australian TV every week for their beach adventures and dramas.
You can walk around Bondi Beach and make your way to Bronte Beach as you enjoy the coastline in a 30 minute walk. Pass the amazing cliff top houses and watch everyone enjoy the sun. This walk is great if you feel like going on a relaxing walk along these famous beaches.
What’s more, you can go for a swim at Bondi Icebergs then enjoy a nice lunch overlooking the entire beach. Bondi Icebergs is an ocean swimming pool famous for its bright waters and easy hang out spot. Tanning, swimming or eating, you can enjoy a day at Bondi Icebergs while people watching to your heart's content.
These holiday destinations have something for everyone. Whether you are a family, a couple or a group of friends looking for a getaway, you can find something to love about all of these holiday destinations. With amazing locations and destinations to visit, you will never get bored no matter where you decide to go.
So pack your holiday essentials and getplanning as you deserve a holiday and these are the places you should be going to!