Australia's Top Tourism & Small Tourism Town Awards 2021

Celebrating our tourism communities from across Australia.

Top Tourism Towns Award Winners

The Top Tourism Town awards recognise Australian towns with a population over 5000 people that offer amazing visitor experiences and are committed to working collectively to increase visitation to its region.

  • 2021 WINNERMUDGEE, NSWGOLDAustralia's TopTourism Town Awards

    Mudgee, NSW

    Mudgee is loved as a contemporary country destination, infused with art and music, serving quality produce and wine, and shaped by a strong sense of community. Visitors are invited to connect right across the region, including the townships of Mudgee, Gulgong, Rylstone and Kandos. The community c...

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  • 2021 WINNERNOOSA, QLDSILVERAustralia's TopTourism Town Awards

    Noosa, QLD

    Welcome to Noosa, one of Australia’s favourite holiday destinations, where coastal, river and hinterland villages welcome you with superb beaches, pristine waterways, outdoor adventure, fresh cuisine and a community passionate about protecting this natural wonderland.

    Noosa’s natural beauty...

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  • 2021 WINNERNEW NORFOLK, TASBRONZEAustralia's TopTourism Town Awards

    New Norfolk, TAS

    New Norfolk is an adventurer’s playground, home to one of the most awarded restaurants in Tasmania, distilleries, a thriving arts community, and the historical Willow Court asylum.

    The weekly market brings visitors from across the state for the finest local fresh produce, arts and crafts,...

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BALLARAT, VIC2021 FinalistAustralia's TopTourism Town Awards

Ballarat, VIC

Just ninety minutes by car from Melbourne, Ballarat is an ideal short-stay destination for art and a...
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BUSSELTON, WA2021 FinalistAustralia's TopTourism Town Awards

Busselton, WA

Ritual in Busselton centres around the 1.8 kilometre Busselton Jetty, nostalgic in its original t...

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KATHERINE, NT2021 FinalistAustralia's TopTourism Town Awards

Katherine, NT

The Katherine region is known for its natural wonders, stunning and picturesque landscapes. One s...

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MOONTA, SA2021 FinalistAustralia's TopTourism Town Awards

Moonta, SA

Located just an hour and a half north of Adelaide, Moonta is surrounded by pristine beaches, risi...

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Top Small Towns Award Winners

The Small Tourism Town awards recognise Australian towns with a population under 5000 people that offer amazing visitor experiences and are committed to working collectively to increase visitation to its region.

  • 2021 WINNERBERRIMA, NSWGOLDAustralia's SmallTourism Town Awards

    Berrima, NSW

    Berrima is an enchanting village to rekindle your romantic flame whilst discovering nature, shopping, food, wine and enchanting stories of days gone by. It’s also one of the friendliest places that you’ve (n)ever been to. Australia’s oldest and best preserved Georgian architectural town, Berrima has...
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  • 2021 WINNERPORT FAIRY, VICSILVERAustralia's SmallTourism Town Awards

    Port Fairy, VIC

    Quaint fishing village, gateway to the Great Ocean Road, host to a legendary music festival, or springboard to must-do experiences; however you define the seaside town of Port Fairy its character and location is unforgettable.

    Relax, sink back and let this little locale enliven your heart....

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  • 2021 WINNERSTANLEY, TASBRONZEAustralia's SmallTourism Town Awards

    Stanley, TAS


    This unique historic seaside town, nestled under the remnants of a volcano, offers solitude to those seeking respite from the crowds. Stanley is simply jaw-dropping, and rewards those who venture with secluded beaches, wild landscapes and an off-beat charm.

    Locals are raised o...

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AGNES WATER - 1770, QLD2021 FinalistAustralia's SmallTourism Town Awards

Agnes Water - 1770, QLD

The picturesque seaside communities of Agnes Water and the Town of 1770 offer a diverse range of act...
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DWELLINGUP, WA2021 FinalistAustralia's SmallTourism Town Awards

Dwellingup, WA

WA’s premier trails town; Dwellingup, is located just over an hour from Perth. Here, you’ll discover...
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ROBE, SA2021 FinalistAustralia's SmallTourism Town Awards

Robe, SA

Robe, South Australia’s favorite seaside town.

On arrival visitors are cap...

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