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Holiday Here This Year: Top 10 Aussie Towns To Explore In 2021

Wotif has released the winners of its Aussie Town of the Year Awards and invites you to support local tourism and explore these dreamy holiday hotspots.

Wotif has released the winners of its Aussie Town of the Year Awards and invites you to support local tourism and explore these dreamy holiday hotspots.

For the fourth year, Wotif has announced the winners of the Aussie Town of the Year Awards.

After a rocky year of domestic tourism, due to COVID-19 border closures, getting out and exploring your own backyard is even more important than ever before.

With some of Australia’s most-loved destinations report up to a 90% profit loss*, now is the perfect time to showing up for both yourself and your community, by booking your next adventure.

Wotif’s Top 10 destinations have been selected based on all important factors, such as accommodation quality, affordability and traveller satisfaction.

So let’s see where made the cut…

10. The Entrance, NSW

The Entrance, NSW

9. Port Macquarie, NSW

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8. Exmouth, WA

Diving with Whalesharks on Ningaloo Reef, Exmouth WA

7. Hervey Bay, QLD

Queensland Nature

6. McLaren Vale, SA

Flight Centre Wow

5. Lakes Entrance, VIC

Lakes Entrance, VIC

4. Mudgee, NSW

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3. Apollo Bay, VIC

2. Pokolbin, NSW

Food Wine NSW

1. Cairns, QLD

Qantas Daintree

Congratulations to Cairns for coming in at number 1!

Is there anywhere that you thought would be on the list?

We were surprised that Byron Bay missed out, but there is an incredible selection of coastal and regional destinations on the list that boast unique wildlife, nature, food and wine and unforgettable experiences to help you fall in love with Australia, all over again.

Where will you be visiting in 2021?

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*Based on feedback from the finalist councils and tourism boards, collected by Wotif in December 2020