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Want to supersize your hen's night? Read on...

Tying the knot is getting closer by the second, so naturally you want to party with your girls one last time before officially becoming a Mrs.
And this is not the time to do things by halves. Rather than one hazy night, where all you remember is a lot of penis straws and getting down on the d-floor to "Push It" by Salt-N-Pepa, why not spend the whole weekend celebrating? Whether you want an activity list that's a little bit naughty and a little bit nice, or something classy enough to invite your mum and nanna to, you’re guaranteed to double the fun (and bubbly – but we won’t tell if you don’t). Choose from our top destinations and must-dos for your perfect girls-only getaway. 

Melbourne, Vic

Eat...
To keep you fuelled throughout the weekend, hit up Lygon Street for the best Italian cuisine or head to Brunswick and Smith Streets in Fitzroy for top cafes and restaurants with a side of hipster-watching. 

See...
Melbourne is famous for its theatre and live music scenes, so frock up for a show (Strictly Ballroom or The Lion King are two current favourites), or party like it’s 1925 at Melbourne’s premier jazz club, the Paris Cat.  

Shop... 
If you’re looking to nab a bargain, shop up a storm at DFO South Wharf, or head over to Chapel Street in South Yarra for designer labels and quirky boutiques. 

Hepburn Springs, Vic

Pamper...
Wash away the pre-wedding stress at Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa. Opened in 1895, it’s an oldie but a goodie for steam rooms, mineral pools and massages. 

Eat...
The top notch choices will have you in a total food coma by the end of the weekend. Try the chef-hatted Argus Dining Room for fine dining or, if you can't wait til night-time for your foodie fix, hit The Chocolate Mill for afternoon tea.

Shop...
Find a unique oriental treasure at Moongate Antiques, or hunt down a cute dress or accessories in Portal 108. 

Sydney, NSW

Drink... 
Tea, that is. Head to Sadhana Kitchen in Enmore for an organic vegan selection and slightly hippy vibe, or keep it classic at The Tea Room QVB, where they have almost 30 different tea blends on offer.

Eat...
If multiple pasta dishes and a ridiculous amount of fun are right up your alley, have a night at rustic Italian eatery Casoni. Offering a drinks package, to-die-for menu and equally dishy hens entertainment (read: topless waiters, nude drawing or a cocktail class), Casoni will do the hard yards for you. 

Shop...
Sydney is a mecca of Australian and overseas fashion labels, so head to The Strand Arcade or Oxford Street for local fashion talent, and Pitt Street Mall for international brands like Zara, Sephora and Uniqlo.

Byron Bay, NSW

Breathe...
Get bendy with some world-class yoga, then relax with a massage at the Buddha Garden Day Spa. 

Beach...
Try a group surfing lesson with Byron Bay Surf School, one of the few companies licensed to teach on the local beaches. If sports aren’t your thing, relax on the sand for that perfect ocean air. 

Eat...
Nourish Food Safaris has a number of tours to choose from, each showcasing Byron’s best eats. Whether you prefer gourmet, organic or farm fresh produce, they’ve got you sorted. 

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Noosa, Qld

Move... 
You and the girls can trek through the local rainforest and woodlands, look like a pro on a stand-up paddleboard (with a little help from a local school), or sun yourselves on the white sand beaches. 

Shop...
Hastings Street is the place to go for, well, anything. Wishing you had an extra bikini? No problems. A new dress for dinner? Easy. A one-of-a-kind sculpture for your living room? Done.

Eat...
Head to Bohemian Bungalow for a laidback breakfast, or Aromas Noosa for cocktails and live music. You’ll be spamming your friends' Insta feeds with foodie pics for sure. 

Surfers Paradise, Qld

Drink...
If you’re after a true hens experience, the nightlife at Surfers Paradise is unrivalled. Try Fix Bar for a splash of vintage glam and a cocktail menu that is seriously on point. 

Shop...
The variety of goodies on offer at the Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets (every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday night) means you're bound to find something you love. Bonus: when you can shop at night, you can spend the sunny days by the water instead of wasting valuable beach time indoors! 

Cruise...
Book a private party on a boat for one spectacular night. With Bluewater Cruises you’ll get music, food and the perfect view, without having to deal with crowds.

Swan Valley, WA

Tour...
The small boutique wineries will add a bit of character to your trip, and the food – oh, the food – combines the best of fresh produce and fine dining. Head to the Swan Valley Visitor Centre for tour options.

Ride...
Take a horse-riding lesson if you’re a little rusty on your skills, or go for a trail ride if you’ve got it down pat. Make sure you get photo evidence either way!

Hike... 
When all that wine and one too many cheese platters bring on nightmares about a too-tight dress, get outdoors and work up a sweat. With scenery like this, you and the squad won’t even notice the workout (well, hardly). 

Barossa Valley, SA

Indulge...
For an upscale afternoon, enjoy a game of croquet on the green lawns of Chateau Tanunda while tasting the cheese and wine on offer. 

Eat...
Visit Maggie Beer’s Farm Shop to purchase and taste this popular chef's homegrown goods, or take part in an afternoon cooking demonstration. 

Hike and ride...
If you fancy yourselves as Tour de France material, tackle one of the Barossa’s cross-country trails. Prefer a slower pace and some furry friends? You and the girls can take in the bush and woodlands by foot. 

Kangaroo Island, SA

Adventure...
Has wedding planning got you four five seconds from wildin’, Rhi Rhi and Kanye style? Unleash that pent-up stress in an appropriate setting (ahem, not at your rehearsal dinner). Try paintball or quad biking with Bush Getaway Adventures to really let loose.

Sail...
Sandy beaches, isolated coves, the most amazing blue water... It’s a fab way to relax in style with your girls. Kangaroo Island Sailing will take you on a three-day escape or a single-day sail, food and refreshments provided. We’ll drink to that! 

Eat...
The local movers and shakers flourish here, so you can feel good forking over your cash for the pure honey, regional cheeses and native jams. Visit Aurora Ozone Hotel for uninterrupted views of Nepean Bay while chowing down on lobster. 

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