Oh no, summer is almost over! Take advantage of the sunny weather while you can. Grab a couple blocks of cheese, some wine glasses and your best mates to enjoy the remainder of your day basking in the warm sun with some speccy views. No matter where you are in the country, there’s a picnic spot calling your name!
Sydney – Wendy Whitley’s Secret Garden
Wendy’s secret garden might not be so secret anymore, but we can’t say no to spectacular harbor views. Surround yourself with the lush greenery and sip your wine in serenity in front of the harbor bridge! Located in Lavender Bay, it’s a 10 minute walk from North Sydney Station or a 15 minute walk from Milsons Point ferry wharf. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, Wendy’s garden is the perfect oasis not too far from the hustling streets.
Perth – Kings Park
Home of the Western Australia Botanical Gardens, Kings Park is the perfect location to plop yourself down in Perth. Overlooking the entire city and the Swan River, it’s the perfect way to unwind after a long day at work or to relax on the weekends. If you want to walk off your delicious picnic fare, you can stroll among the 3000 native plants or climb up the DNA tower for some unreal views!
Melbourne – The Stables of Como
After an elegant picnic location? Don’t fret, The Stables of Como is home to lush greenery and glamorous regal styled buildings. If you’ve forgotten your picnic fare, you can purchase a gourmet basket from the cafe and it comes with a complete set of rugs, crockery and blankets. Otherwise, fold out your blankets and enjoy the your extremely elegant picnic surrounds at Como gardens.
Adelaide – Himeji Garden
This Japanese inspired Garden is where you want to go when you’re after a picnic in a completely different world! Step into Japan as you stroll among the pine trees and skip across the stepping stones. Nestle yourself among the trees or next to the lake and enjoy a leisurely morning basking in the sun. The Himeji Gardens will make your picnic that extra bit special and you’ll be transported to Japan in the heart of Adelaide!
Hobart – Tasmanian Botanical Gardens
Mosey within the tulips and endlessly gaze at the white lilies because the abundant flora at the Tasmanian Botanical Gardens is breathtaking. With 14 hectares of beautiful gardens and land, you won’t be short of a spot to enjoy your picnic goods and company! You’ll be sure to lose yourself on the winding paths and discover a perfect relaxation nook amongst the euphoric greens in the garden.
Brisbane – Kangaroo Point Cliffs
Whether you wanted to catch the sunrise or sunset, the only place to do so would be at Kangaroo Point Cliffs. While you sip on your merlot and slice through your camembert, you’ll be perched right on the river edge admiring the spectacular Brisbane Skyline.
Darwin – George Brown Darwin Botanical Gardens
Located only two kilometers from Darwin CBD is one of the most astonishing picnic locations in the Northern Territory. Filled with bridges and mini waterfalls, a small visit to the gardens is an adventure waiting to happen! Find a snug spot between palm trees or facing the water, because a hamper filled to the brim combined with this amazing location results in a perfect afternoon.
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