What are the Best Canadian Snowbird Destinations in Australia?

Published: December 2, 2022.
Written by: Jason - Destination Specialist, Calgary

Today’s snowbirds are more audacious than ever; in fact, many can now visit remote locations for weeks or even months at a time! For snowbirds looking for a new adventure, Downunder Travel offers vacation packages from Canada to help you scratch that itch! If you’re excited about this option, we’ve detailed some of the best Australia vacation hot spots for Canadian snowbirds. Keep reading to learn more.

The Sunshine Coast

If you’re familiar with The Sunshine Coast, you know the region in which it’s associated. The Sunshine Coast refers to the Pacific beaches and surfing of southern Queensland. The territory is situated north of Brisbane and offers stunning mangrove forests and sand dunes. You can also go shopping at Noosa Heads; this is coupled with the area’s active side, which enables snowbirds to hike through Noosa National Park.

The Central Coast

North of Sydney, New South Wales’s central coast welcomes the Pacific Ocean. Here, you’ll be introduced to charming towns famous for their beautiful beaches and spectacular surfing. And one hour to Sydney’s north, the Central Coast lures tourists and locals but is also a fitting snowbird destination. The region includes wholesome villages, boutique resorts and apartment rentals on a breathtaking shoreline.

Moreover, there are numerous national parks hard by. When you tour Australia as a snowbird, this is an experience your trip won’t be complete without.

The Gold Coast

Australia’s renowned Gold Coast is a territory extending from Brisbane’s south on the east coast of Australia. Recognized for its extensive golden shores and fantastic surfing, the Gold Coast offers numerous inland water channels. A tourism hot spot, this region boasts theme parks and other activities; the location is also excellent for hiking, bird watching, and plenty of outdoor pastimes. But the primary draw is the world-class surfing and beaches. You’ll also discover many excellent cafes, bars, and restaurants.

The Downunder Travel Experience

If you want to escape from the frigid Canadian winters, Downunder Travel offers many unique travel experiences for snowbirds. Enjoy an authentic Aussie experience with the Essential Australia package, exploring exotic landscapes and wildlife with the Australian Long Stay package; or visit Australia’s bustling cities and the Great Barrier Reef with our Australian City & Reef package. Additional suggestions for trips include:

  1. Brisbane and Melbourne
  2. Melbourne and Tassie self-drive
  3. Rail and Wildlife
  4. Country & Coast

At Downunder Travel, we aim to provide you with a memorable experience you’ll take with you for the rest of your days! So if you’re ready, contact us today to book the travel experience of your dreams.