The June holiday is one of the best times of the year – it’s when the family can get together for longer periods. When school’s out, fun’s in and there’s so many exciting attractions vying for your attention.
Here’s where we help you stream down your options to the best 4 destinations for the June holidays destinations near Asia!
Cairns tropical climate is great for families – there’s no worry of acclimatization especially when you have children in tow. There’s a whole range of activities you can try your hands on. If you’re looking for a family road trip, a self-drive adventure would be perfect.
For an adrenalin-pumping experience, check out the Tully River Raft – no formal training is needed, just a sense of adventure and extra clothing! The river runs through two giant landscapes – Mt Tyson at 687 metres and Mt Mackay at 723 metres. The river winds within the World Heritage rainforest; it’s an excellent opportunity to explore nature with your loved ones.
There’s also the exhilarating Great Barrier Reef, the hot air balloon experience, crocodile adventures, water sports and sandy beaches, and so much more waiting for you in Cairns. Best of all, there is now direct flight to Cairns, cutting your traveling time by almost half!
Sydney, oh Vivid Sydney!
The largest event of its kind in Australia, Vivid Sydney excels with great entertainment and is coming back bigger this year with exciting activities and displays from 22 May to 8 June 2015. Check out the 2014 highlights below!
Vivid Sydney features 13 precincts this year, which means more for you to explore creatively while enjoying the spectacular display of lights and sounds through projections and music concerts! Interactive displays will also keep you engaged. Installations, public exhibitions and sculptures are everywhere and you also have the chance to gain insights into the world’s creative minds at the 18-day festival.
Vivid Light will definitely captivate you when you’re there. Vivid Light “transforms Sydney into a wonderland of ‘light art’ sculptures, innovative light installations and grand-scale projections for all to enjoy – for free. It is a magical celebration of light-design excellence and the world’s largest outdoor ‘art-gallery’: a unique Vivid Sydney experience.” This is a must-visit festival when you’re in Sydney this June holiday – and we’ve got the perfect tour package for you.
There sure is a lot to do in Sydney – get upclose with wildlife at the Taronga Zoo with its Roar & Snore Programme, or a Mowbray Park Farmstay for an unforgettable farm experience with the family. Whatever you choose to do, Sydney will wow you with its cosmopolitan beauty and natural wonders this June.
Taiwan is one of the most popular June holidays destinations in Asia and rightly so – its climate is perfect no matter where you’re from and it offers you the metropolitan escapades as well as scenic vacations.
Shop at Taiwan’s most famous night market in Taichung known as Fengjia Night Market for affordable, chic goods. For delicious snacks and delicacies, Shilin Night Market is your haven. Or you can lounge at superstar Jay Chou’s newly opened restaurant called Rooftop Cafeteria!
Enjoy the sights and natural sounds on the clear emerald waters of Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan’s largest body of water. Head to the Lalu Island for an incredible view (this island is one of the Eight Wonders of Taiwan) and embark of one of the World’s Top 10 most scenic cycling route.
If you’re looking for something a little more wild, the Leofoo Theme Park is the First Fantasy World in Asia that combines both a safari and an amusement park. For farm activities, the Flying Cow Range is a great interactive experience – milk the cows and feed the goats. There are many activities to enjoy with your family in Taiwan!
Another one of Asia’s best getaways, Phuket offers unparalleled retreat experience. Famous for its nightlife and parties, Phuket is also one of the best islands in Asia to escape from the hectic city life. Lounge on your beach chair or from your villa with a Pina Colada in hand. Breathe easy as you look out towards the endless horizon over the deep blue sea.
Whether you’re staying in a hotel resort or villa, Phuket will pamper you like royalty at an affordable price. You and your family are in for a treat – not only the view is priceless, Thai food is simply tantalizing. Opt for exclusive villas at the Movenpick Resort & Spa if you’d like some private time.
The June holiday marks your mid-year achievements – celebrate your hard work and half-year milestone with this well-deserved break with the family. Book your tour package today and let us help you plan something your family truly deserves!
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