Travel deals of the week: Tasmania, Batemans Bay, Margaret River and Melbourne's Docklands

Top travel deals: Cruise in style in Hobart or step back in time for a retro stay

NSW riverside retreat

Check in to Harrington River Lodge Retreat, overlooking the Manning River, NSW, two hours from Newcastle. Enjoy a welcome bottle of wine, daily cooked breakfast and a gourmet platter and glass of wine per adult.

Price: from $279 for 2 nights


A debut deal in Tasmania

Stay at the brand-new Movenpick Hotel Hobart from $275 per night in a Superior King Room upgrade. It includes a la carte breakfast for two at Tesoro Modern Italian restaurant, late 3pm check-out, bubbles on arrival and Chocolate Hour for two.

Price: from $550 for 2 nights

Stay & play: Batemans Bay

Save up to 55 per cent on a Lakeside Cabin stay for up to four people at Lakesea Park, just outside Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast. Includes four-hour kayak hire for two people and late 12pm check-out.

Price: $349 for 3 nights

Margaret River resort

Enjoy two nights in a Queen Room at Stay Margaret River, three hours' drive from Perth, with breakfast daily. Receive a bonus evening glass of wine and a $25 Willow Grill dining voucher per stay.

Price: from $129 per person for 2 nights

Retro drive-in & stay

Happy Days! Step back in time to the '50s on this retro stay in metro Blacktown, NSW. Includes: two tickets to the Skyline Drive-In cinema, one night at hip hotel Atura Blacktown and breakfast at the Roadhouse Bar & Grill.

Price: $242 for 1-night package

See ArtVo at Docklands

Spend the night in a two-bed apartment at Sebel Melbourne Docklands with entry to ArtVo immersive gallery for up to four guests. Continental breakfast hamper is included, plus discounts for Melbourne Star Observation Wheel.

Price: from $299 for 1-night package

Sip and Sail Hobart

Book it in: Two nights at Crowne Plaza Hobart with daily buffet breakfast, a 90-minute twilight cruise, gourmet lunch at Frogmore Creek with wine-tasting, as well as whisky- and gin-tasting tours.

Price: from $999 per person for 2 nights

*All deals correct at press time

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