Flight of Fancy podcast: Best things do in Australia's winter

Is it seriously that time again already? Well, not quite, but it is almost winter in the southern hemisphere. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder. And it is most definitely time to start planning an Australian winter getaway.

Of course, winter in Australia can be many things to many people. It can be the classic mountain getaway if you fancy it, the ski trip (or the après ski trip). It can be nights by a fire in a cabin somewhere frosty. It can be crisp, clear mornings in the high country of Victoria or bone-chilling days in beautiful Tasmania.

But if cold weather isn't your thing, there are plenty of places on this big island to avoid it. You could head to a resort in tropical north Queensland. You could explore the Northern Territory's wilderness. You could paddle a kayak on Sydney Harbour. These and many other options are available to you – and we're going to cover all of them.

On this episode of Flight of Fancy, I'm joined by regular guests Rob McFarland and Ute Junker to talk winter in Australia, because it's almost upon us, and you need to make your bookings. They're covering the traditional cold-weather destinations, as well as a few that will warm you up.

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This Flight of Fancy episode is hosted and produced by Ben Groundwater and mixed by Tim Mummery.

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