Where To Travel in August

If you are planning on travelling in Australia during the month of August then you will find a number of great holiday destinations that are ideal for couples, families and even groups of friends. The majority of the best holiday spots in Australia during August will be find in the northern half of the country because the weather is much warmer than in the southern states which are in the grip of winter. The great thing for holiday makers is that there are plenty of places to visit in August that will suit any travel budget, from affordable accommodation on the Gold Coast or on the NSW Central Coast right through to luxury resorts in tropical North Queensland and Broome.

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

Noosa, Queensland   

Ideal For : Family holidays, group getaways and couples looking for relaxation.
Noosa enjoys really great weather with a hot tropical summer and a beautifully warm winter. Noosa is coldest during Winter (June to August) with the average daily maximum temperature of 20°C and a minimum temperature of 10°C. During Spring (September to November) Noosa experiences the least amount of rain and features warm days with an average maximum temperature of 24°C. During Summer ..... 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

Port Douglas, Queensland   

Ideal For : Romance seeking couples, honeymooners, relaxing getaways and luxury family holidays.
Port Douglas has a truly tropical climate with 2 very distinct seasons. There is the dry season which lasts from April to November with minimal rainfall, average daytime temperatures of 28°C and average evening temperatures of 21°C. Then during the wet season from December to March there is significantly more rainfall (mostly in the evening and at night), average daytime temperatures of 31°C ..... Read Full Detailed Description

Surfers Paradise, Queensland   

Ideal For : Family beach holidays, surfing enthusiasts, groups of friends looking to party and young couples wanting an exciting holiday.
Surfers Paradise on the South East coast of Queensland features a great sub-tropical climate with over 300 sunny days a year, an average summer temperature of 34°C (90°F) and an average winter temperatures of 18°C (65°F). ..... 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

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