The Best Autumn Destination in Australia

Autumn, also known as fall in North American English, is one of the four temperate seasons. Autumn marks the transition from summer to winter, in March when the duration of daylight becomes noticeably shorter. And the temperature cools considerably. And here are the best autumn destination in Australia.

The Best Autumn Destination

Autumn is the time for smoldering open fires and hot chocolate. And it’s also the time for crunching russet leaves and spectacular golden gardens.

Autumn is the perfect time to explore the waterfalls, forested valleys, and cliffs of the region along the many walking trails.

  • New South Wales (NSW)

Blue Mountains

Mother Nature really puts on a show in autumn when all the gardens become a sea of brilliant red, yellow and orange. Check out Mount Wilson, the Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens and Everglades House and Garden for some of the best displays.


The Armidale Show is one of Australia’s oldest country shows and brings fun for every member of the family in autumn.


Join your fellow fashionistas at Australia’s largest fashion event, the Melbourne Fashion Festival. It’s 10 days of fashion and entertainment all around the city. 4-14 March 2020.


Sydney’s Autumn Racing Carnival is the city’s largest horse-racing event. It consists of the exciting Golden Slipper Carnival at Rosehill Gardens and The Championships at Randwick Racecourse.


Wake up to the view of hot air balloons drifting across the sky during the Canberra Balloon Spectacular. Passengers can experience the sunrise from up high and spectators will get to enjoy the spectacle with live music on the lawns of Old Parliament House. 7-15 March.

  • South Australia


Adelaide Hills blushes in golds, oranges, and reds over autumn as the season changes its landscape in dramatic form. If you don’t go for the award-winning wines and local produce, go for the leaves. They’re absolutely worth it.

  • Northern Territory

Alice Springs

The Alice Springs Cup Carnival features four action-packed weeks of racing with something for everyone including fashion, luncheons and horse sales. 11 April – 3 May 2020.

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