Where To Travel in April

The month of April is a great time to travel to a number of destinations in Australia. This is because it is the start of the dry season across the northern states of Australia and also is the best month in which to visit places in the southern states where the Autumn leaves turn numerous different colours and make the towns look like they are part of a fairy tale. The month of April is generally when the Easter long weekend and term 1 school holiday occur, so the accommodation and flights to certain holiday destinations can become heavily booked, so you will need to be aware of this and book well in advance if you are planning to travel over any of these popular holiday times.

Below are some great ideas of Where to Travel in April for a Memorable Holiday:

Lorne, Victoria   

Ideal For : Family beach holidays, weekend getaways and couples looking for relaxation.
The township of Lorne has a typical coastal Victorian climate with cold winters with plenty of rainy days (May - August), slightly milder spring with still plenty of rain (September - November) and a pleasant summer and autumn (December - April) with warmer temperatures (low to high 20s ° celsius) and relatively few rainy days. ..... Read Full Detailed Description

Barossa Valley, South Australia   

Ideal For : Couples looking for a romantic getaway, international travellers and wine lovers.
The weather across the Barossa Valley consists of mild winters (May - September) with average maximum daily temperatures ranging from 13-17°C and numerous rainy days and then much warmer weather for the rest of the year with maximum daily temperatures ranging from 20-29°C and predominately sunny days. ..... Read Full Detailed Description

Broome, Western Australia   

Ideal For : Families, couples and groups who love exploring, adventure and luxury holidays.
The climate in Broome consists of warm to hot weather all year round with average maximum daily temperatures ranging from 29 - 35°C. The daytime and nighttime temperatures are slightly cooler and more pleasant between the months are May and September. There is relatively little rainfall between the months of April and November, but during the tropical season (December to March) the days are much ..... Read Full Detailed Description

Alice Springs, Northern Territory   

Ideal For : International tourists, families with older children and couples.
Alice Springs in central Australia features warm and sunny weather with minimal rainfall all year around. On average there are 5 or less rainy days each month and even when it does rain the amount is generally not significant. The weather is coolest between the months of May and August with average maximum daily temperatures ranging from 19-23°C and overnight minimum temperatures dropping to below ..... Read Full Detailed Description

The Entrance, New South Wales   

Ideal For : Young families, couples and individuals looking for beach side fun and exciting holiday activities.
The Entrance on the New South Wales Central Coast has a great climate that makes it a popular holiday destination all year round. If has mild and sunny winters (May - September) with an average maximum daily temperature ranging from 18-21°C, as well as being warm to hot the rest of the year with average maximum daily temperatures ranging from 24-28°C. Of course the maximum temperature will ..... Read Full Detailed Description

Byron Bay, New South Wales   

Ideal For : Family beach holidays, couples wanting romance and travellers looking for relaxation.
Byron Bay features great weather all year round, which is what makes it such a popular holiday destination. Average maximum daily temperatures range from 20°C in winter (June - August) up to 28°C in summer (December - February) and the overnight minimum temperatures are mild (12-20°C) all year round. Byron Bay receives a lot of rain throughout the year especially between the months of January ..... Read Full Detailed Description

Katherine, Northern Territory   

Ideal For : International travellers, families and couples looking for a unique outback wilderness experience.
The weather in Katherine is always hot with average maximum daily temperatures ranging from 30°C in June and July through to a whopping 38°C in October and November. The only real thing that changes with the Katherine weather is the humidity and the amount of rainfall. There is virtually no rainfall between the months of April and October and then the monsoon season kicks in and there is enormous ..... Read Full Detailed Description

Merimbula, New South Wales   

Ideal For : Families, fishing enthusiasts and older couples who want a longer holiday (generally a week or more).
The coastal township of Merimbula on the NSW Sapphire Coast has relatively mild weather throughout the year with average maximum daily temperatures ranging from 16°C in June and July through to 25°C in January and February. There are plenty of sunny days in Merimbula, although the possibility of rain is always present with an average of between 10 and 12 rainy days each month of the year. ..... Read Full Detailed Description

Adelaide Hills, South Australia   

Ideal For : Families visiting from interstate or couples looking for a romantic weekend retreat.
Due to the fact that this region is located in the hills surrounding Adelaide the weather is a lot cooler than in the city. During the months months (June - August) the Adelaide Hills has an average maximum daily temperature of about 13-14°C as well as plenty of rain. From late September the rain becomes less frequent and the temperature begins to warm up until it reaches an average maximum daily ..... Read Full Detailed Description

Margaret River, Western Australia   

Ideal For : Couples looking for a romantic escape, wine lovers and surfing enthusiasts.
The south west Australian region of Margaret River has significantly more rainfall between the months of May and September with an average of 16-23 rainy days each month and also average maximum daily temperatures ranging from 16-20°C. Then from October onwards through to April it hardly rains at all and the average maximum daily temperature heats up to 28°C in January and February. ..... Read Full Detailed Description

Townsville, Queensland   

Ideal For : Longer stay holidays for families, retirees or couples looking for fun and sun.
Townsville in the northern part of Queensland experiences warm to hot temperatures all year round with an average maximum daily temperature ranging from 25°C in June and July through to 31°C in December, January and February. The main difference that can be felt in the Townsville weather is the humidity and the amount of rainfall which really begins to pick up in late November through until ..... Read Full Detailed Description