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SA Kan­ga­roo Gully Re­treat

With its pic­turesque coastal views, beau­ti­ful scenic walks and ac­cess to a pri­vate beach, this four-bed­room home on Kan­ga­roo Is­land is per­fect for an idyl­lic, peace­ful getaway. The re­cently com­pleted re­treat fea­tures a large open-plan kitchen, din­ing and liv­ing area and sleeps up to eight peo­ple. Rates from $425 per night. airbnb. com.au/rooms/17579508

TAS­MA­NIA Cap­tains Rest

Lettes Bay is home to sailor Sarah An­drews’ tran­quil wa­ter­front getaway. The charm­ing one-bed­room cot­tage, filled with rus­tic and unique finds, makes guests feel in­stantly at home with a claw­foot tub and daybed. Book ahead for 2019 and stay at least a few nights to ex­plore the is­land’s west coast. $350 per night. cap­tain­srest.com

The team at Mar­gan, a win­ery restau­rant in the NSW Hunter Val­ley, har­vest pro­duce from the ex­ten­sive kitchen gar­den.

LEFT The din­ing room of Wasabi Restau­rant and Bar. BE­LOW The vista at Cap­tains Rest cabin on Tas­ma­nia’s re­mote west coast.

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