The Best Getaways for Queen’s Birthday Weekend, 2021

A tourist enjoying views over a national park on their Queen's Birthday Weekend getaways

Who doesn’t love a long weekend? Getaways can be planned, work forgotten about for an extra day or two, and you can look forward to spending some time away with the family. Monday 14th June 2021, is the Queen’s Birthday Weekend, meaning the perfect opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a few days. It’s important to check any interstate travel restrictions before heading out on your vacations in Australia while the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is still coming under control, but hopefully, come the middle of June 2021, we will be able to move between states and territories. If not, no matter; plan some epic staycations, and enjoy the stunning areas of natural beauty in your home state for the Queen’s Birthday, 2021. Whether you head off to somewhere secluded like the Kanangra-Boyd National Park, or you decide to enjoy a quiet getaway in a tiny house rental, we’ve got some great options for your Queen’s Birthday long weekend getaways.

A man on top of a cliff overlooking Kanangra-Boyd National Park, NSW, for his Queen's Birthday Weekend getaways

Discover the best places to visit in Victoria

Whether you head to some incredible Victoria vineyards for some wine tasting, or you want to explore the Great Ocean Road, taking in some incredible sights such as the 12 Apostles rock formations on one of many stunning Victoria beaches, there are a plethora of places vying for the best places to visit in Victoria. When you visit Victoria, places like the Grampians National Park are just waiting to be explored, and it’s just one of the many incredible things to do in Victoria for the Queen’s Birthday Weekend, 2021. When it comes to glamping, in Victoria you can look forward to escaping into nature for truly unforgettable getaways in some stunning areas of natural beauty.

The 12 Apostles, Victoria, one of the stoppping points on the Great Ocean Road

Explore the Blue Mountains, one of the best places to visit in NSW

If you’re trying to plan your Queen’s Birthday Weekend getaways and figuring out what things to do this weekend, Sydney is close to one of our favorite parts of Australia; the Blue Mountains, NSW. Of all the places to visit in NSW, this is perfect for secluded getaways, especially when staying in a unique Blue Mountains accommodation. With some of the best things to do in NSW for anyone who loves to explore the great outdoors, glamping in NSW doesn’t get much better than some luxury Blue Mountains camping. So escape the hustle and bustle of the city, and escape into the Blue Mountains for an unforgettable Queen’s Birthday, 2021.

A tourist enjoying views over the Blue Mountains, NSW, for their Queen's Birthday Weekend getaways

Go glamping in Tasmania for the perfect secluded getaways

With plenty of things to in Tasmania, including the things to do in Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, glamping in Tasmania is a great way to spend your Queen’s Birthday long weekend getaways. There are plenty of Tasmania tourist attractions to keep even the most discerning traveler occupied with places to visit in Tasmania including spots like Freycinet National Park or Southport, Tasmania with quiet spots like this stunning oceanfront rental on Southport beach, perfect for some family getaways this year. Spend your Queen’s Birthday long weekend relaxing on the peaceful deck with the peaceful sounds of the ocean as your staycation’s soundtrack.

A waterfront rental in Southport, Tasmania, perfect for glamping in Tasmania

Spend the Queen’s Weekend in Queensland

Technically, Queensland actually celebrates the Queen’s Birthday Weekend on the first Monday of October, however, that doesn’t mean you out-of-staters can’t go there for your Queen’s Birthday long weekend getaway. With a number of great places to visit in Queensland, from Russell Island to the vibrant city of Brisbane, Queensland is a perfect option for staycations in Australia. Obviously, beaches in Queensland are a big draw. From Brisbane to Gold Coast, there are a plethora of amazing coastal destinations when you spend the Queen’s Birthday Weekend glamping QLD style. However, there are other places to go and things to do in Queensland. Explore the Gold Coast Hinterland or go hiking in the stunning Lamington National Park during your vacations in Australia.

A visitor enjoying a stunning sunset over the Lamington National Park, Queensland during Queen's Birthday Weekend

Enjoy a peaceful Queen’s Birthday Weekend in Augusta, Western Australia

When it comes to weekend getaways in Western Australia, heading to Perth is an appealing prospect. With a lot of great things to do in Perth, Australia, from the shops, bars restaurants, and some great museums, in Perth, you’ll find plenty to keep everyone in your group happy for your getaways on the Queen’s Birthday, 2021. However, this Queen’s Birthday Weekend, why not escape the city? A little over three hours south of Perth, you’ll find the charming town of Augusta, Western Australia. With things to do in Augusta ranging from visiting Jewel Cave, heading out on a boat tour, or simply relaxing on a secluded beach, a stay in this glamping tent is the perfect way to enjoy some secluded getaways.

The stunning secluded beach in Augusta, Western Australia

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