TO THE SUMMER EDITION OF NORTH EAST TOURIST NEWS 2013/14
WHETHER you’re soaking up the sun or trying to keep cool, the North East offers plenty of options for the visitor over the summer months.
Among festivities and holidays celebrating the end of another year, there is plenty of opportunity to slow down, relax, unwind, and really take in the attractions of the area.
It is one of the best times of year to take to the great outdoors and enjoy a spot of camping, swimming, watersports or fishing, and your nearest visitor information centre can point you in the direction of the best local fishing spots and picturesque camping areas.
The Australian summer has become synonymous with outdoor music festivals, and in the North East you can enjoy everything from the culture of Opera in the Alps, to the rock atmosphere of a Day on the Green.
You are spoiled for choice in the way of events, with this summer boasting everything from summer horse racing to athletic events, Christmas, New Year and Australia Day celebrations, community festivals, art exhibitions, and much more.
Experience the glorious great outdoors of the North East as well, with plenty of places to enjoy bushwalking, nature photography, cycling, and more.
We hope this issue of North East Tourist News can assist you explore and discover this diverse region over summer.
Lake Eildon is a popular fishing destination during summer. PHOTO: Courtesy Mansfield Shire Council.
Jeff Zeuschner Group Editor