A Winter Escape to Orange: Embrace the Charm of Australia’s Snowiest City

Discover Orange, New South Wales, where the winter season reveals a captivating fusion of awe-inspiring landscapes, inviting havens, and thrilling adventures.

Wonderful Things To Do In Orange This Winter


Welcome to Orange, New South Wales, where winter unveils a captivating blend of breathtaking landscapes, cozy retreats, and exciting experiences. As the temperatures dip and the air becomes crisp, Orange transforms into a dreamy winter haven. At Lakeview Luxury Retreat, our boutique accommodation nestled in the beautiful Canobolas Valley, just a ten minute drive from the heart of Orange, we're here to guide you through the most enchanting activities and attractions this charming region has to offer. Let us be your gateway to the ultimate winter getaway, where luxury and adventure await.


Embrace the Warmth of the Orange Winter Fire Festival

Outdoor fire

The Orange Winter Fire Festival is a celebration of all things cozy and heartwarming. Immerse yourself in the magical ambiance as the city comes alive with live music, fireworks and delectable winter fare. Visit eateries where local produce crisps and crackles over fire pits, sip red wine around vineyard bonfires, or dance at sunset to ragtime jazz and hokum blues at the newly renovated Toad Hall. Join in the festivities and turn strangers into friends under our starry country skies.

Enjoy a winter escape at Lakeview Luxury Retreat and experience the warmth of Orange during the Orange Winter Fire Festival.


Truffle Hunting and Wine Tasting at Borrodell Vineyard

For a truly unique culinary adventure, venture to Borrodell Vineyard and partake in the Forage & Feast Truffle Experience. Embark on a guided truffle hunt and witness Oranges’ most renowned truffle dog trainer Teneka and her expert truffle dogs, Buddy and Ivy, unearthing these subterannean treasures. Afterward, indulge in a truffle-infused feast that will tantalize your taste buds and ignite your culinary passions.

Alternatively, you can visit Borrodell Vineyard's cellar door and SkyBar for a taste of their exquisite wines and tranquil panoramic views.


Immerse Yourself in Indigenous Culture and Try Bush Tukka

Indigenous food presented on wooden platter.

Embark on an enriching Indigenous cultural tour with Wiradjuri Cultural Tours & Camps. Connect with the traditional custodians of the land and gain insights into their rich heritage, customs, and ancient traditions. Explore the stunning natural surroundings, learn about bush tukka (traditional bush food), and discover the deep spiritual connection between the Wiradjuri people and their land.


Embrace the Vibrant Arts and Culture Scene

Orange is a haven for art enthusiasts, boasting a vibrant arts and culture scene. Discover established and emerging Australian artists by visiting The Corner Store Gallery, where you'll find a curated collection of colourful artworks. Alternatively, explore the Peisley St. Gallery and immerse yourself in the diverse range of artistic expressions on display. Don't miss the Rosebank Art Gallery, a hidden gem with a relaxing garden and a range of paintings and sculpture. 


Savor the Aroma of Seven Miles Coffee Roasters

Take a break from Orange’s attractions and warm up with a steaming cup of coffee and mouthwatering treats at Seven Miles. Previously Bills Beans (while things may look a little different on the outside, on the inside it's the same team), this cozy café offers a delightful selection of artisanal coffees, delectable bites, and a welcoming atmosphere. Allow the aroma to envelop you as you unwind and savor the flavors that define Orange's thriving coffee culture.

After recharging and enjoying your coffee fix, you can pick up a bag of your favourite blend to take home.


Discover a Cozy Sanctuary at Lakeview Luxury Retreat

Two glasses and a bottle of wine in front of a fireplace

When it comes to finding the perfect place to stay during your winter escape, look no further than Lakeview Luxury Retreat. Our boutique accommodation is designed provide a cozy sanctuary, close to all the things to do in Orange.

Bundle up in the soft blankets, sink into the comfortable armchairs, and let the crackling fireplace of the Red Villa cast a soothing glow over your winter retreat. We delight in providing a complimentary bottle of local vino and a delectable cheese platter upon your arrival. Savor the rich flavors of the region as you sip on a glass of fine wine, allowing it to warm you from within. It's the little details that make your stay at Lakeview Luxury Retreat truly extraordinary.


Head into town for authentic country experiences or spend your days exploring the great outdoors. We are the only accommodation to sit alongside The Lake Canobolas Reserve, giving you access to this gorgeous wilderness whenever you like - and at times when no-one else is there.

As winter blankets Orange, New South Wales, a world of discovery awaits. From the mesmerizing Orange Winter Fire Festival to immersive cultural experiences and artistic delights, Orange is the perfect destination for a winter escape. Book your stay at Lakeview Luxury Retreat, and indulge in all that Orange has to offer. Let us be your host as you create lasting memories against the backdrop of this picturesque region.


Start planning your winter escape to Orange today and reserve your boutique accommodation at Lakeview Luxury Retreat. Book now to secure your spot in our winter paradise.


Posted by Lakeview Retreat on July 12, 2023