You'll relax and unwind among the gentle green hills of the Southern Highlands, where a cool climate and rich soil have produced excellent wines and beautiful, formal gardens. This delightful region, just 90 minutes' drive south of Sydney, is known for its heritage villages and old world charm.
Spring is tulip time while summer has fragrant roses and autumn, flowering bulbs. Bowral Tulip Festival runs from the end of September until early October; the Autumn Garden Festival is held in May.
Good food is on offer throughout the area at country inns in Berrima, Mittagong and Moss Vale and Kangaroo Valley.
You'll find plenty of ways to de-stress - with a soothing spa treatment, by playing golf, going bushwalking or canoeing down a peaceful river. The International Cricket Hall of Fame at Bowral attracts cricket fans from around the globe.