5 Things to do in Australia in Spring

Australia in Spring Image Credit: Australia.com

As the weather starts to warm and Australia begins to celebrate spring and the time of renewal, there are plenty of fun things to do on holiday all over the country. The spring season runs from September to November in Australia and now is the time to start planning your spring Australian holiday. Before you get started, the first plans should include hiring a car with Budget Car Rentals which is easy on your wallet and still gives you the freedom to go where you want, when you want. Here are 5 things to do in Australia in spring time.

  1. Staircase to the Moon in Broome

Staircase to the Moon Image Credit: VistiBroome.com.au

The Staircase to the Moon is an optical illusion phenomenon that takes place in Broome and a few other coastal locations in the northwest of Australia. It is definitely a bucket list trip and only happens during certain times of the year. In spring 2017 you can see the Staircase to the Moon September 7,8, and 9th and October 6, 7, and 8th. The first two nights of the full moon event are usually accompanied by the markets on the beach where you can buy all types of things from produce and food to gifts and souvenirs.

  1. Kings Park Festival

Kings Park Festival Image Credit: bgpa.wa.gov.au

 

The Kings Park Festival takes place in Perth, the capital of Western Australia for the entire month of September. It is one of the oldest festivals in Australia, celebrating its 54th year in 2017. This year’s festival is called ‘Where the Wildflowers Are’ and features more than 25,000 plants all native to Western Australia, outdoor exhibitions, guided walks, and chill out zones.

 

  1. Barossa Gourmet Weekend

Barossa is known for being one of Australia’s top wine growing regions filled with wineries and vineyards. However, the Barossa Gourmet Weekend is an introduction to and celebration of the amazing food that the region has to offer. The Barossa Valley is located in South Australia northwest of Adelaide. The Barossa Gourmet Weekend will take place 1 – 3 September, 2017. Features include:

 

  • A total of 44 Events
  • Nine Gourmet Trail events
  • Wine Tastings
  • Dining Experiences
  • Masterclasses
  • Brunches
  • Garden Parties
  • Picnics
  • Platters
  • Flame Grilled Feats

 

  1. Brisbane Festival

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The Brisbane Festival is an annual event that will take place 9 September through 1 October, 2017. The capital city of Queensland will come alive for three weeks. The festival includes theatre, dance, circus, opera and major public events like the Sunsuper Riverfire.

 

  1. Sculpture by the Sea

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Sculpture by the Sea takes place in New South Wales each year in several coastal towns. The oldest is in Bondi Beach in Sydney. The celebration is one of the most popular events in Sydney each year. It includes more than 100 sculptures from different artists from all of world. Other city beaches have adopted the idea and also hold similar events.