Underrated Aussie Towns to Spend 24 Hours In to Help Get Over The Mid-Year Slump

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In the colder months, the comfort of your own home hits differently. It can be easy to succumb to your couch just to stay rugged up — but Australia is a beautiful country year-round. Getting some fresh air doesn’t have to be restricted to summertime. In fact, there are beautiful towns nationwide you mightn’t have ever visited, and you can take in their beauty all in 24 hours. Why not spend a day or two in these underrated Aussie towns?

But, if you’re going to cruise to an underexplored part of the country, you need a trustworthy vessel to take you there. Enter the BYD ATTO 3 — an electric hybrid car that’s as sleek as it is safe. With a humanistic touch to next-level technology, the ATTO 3 is all about form and function — making it the perfect vehicle. Powered by the BYD Blade Battery, the world’s leading battery technology, the ATTO 3 allows you to explore these beautiful destinations with minimal environmental impact.

Where will you take your ATTO 3? Here are some underrated Aussie towns that are worth your time.

Hillgrove, NSW

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Nestled amidst the scenic, towering Abercrombie Mountains, just a quick drive from Armidale, you’ll find the historic town of Hillgrove. This a drive you’ll want to soak in the scenic route. But, with up to 420km range in one charge in the ATTO 3, you can be sure you won’t be left stranded.

And, if running low, the ATTO 3 and with its high-speed fast charging capabilities — reaching 80% from 30% in just half an hour — you can top up the battery during a lunch break.

Hillgrove is haven of industrial history, being a former cornerstone of the state’s gold rush. But, there’s natural wonders abound — take in the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park or stare in awe at the Wollombi Falls.

As the sun sets, unwind at a cosy bed and breakfast. Or, if you’re ready to camp, don’t forget to utilise the BYD ATTO 3’s innovative VTL (Vehicle To Load) power functionality if you need it. This feature transforms the car into a mobile power bank, allowing you to power appliances, like a jaffle maker, or charge your devices, for a night under the stars.

Apollo Bay, VIC

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There’s no better escape from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne than to embrace the serenity of Apollo Bay on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road. You can cruise down the scenic coastline in the BYD ATTO 3, with its advanced safety features giving you the peace of mind you deserve while giving yourself a break from the city. Additionally, the BYD ATTO 3 features voice assistant technology that lets you control the sunroof, allowing you to truly soak in those sea breezes.

Start your day with a sunrise walk along the pristine beaches. Take in the crashing waves, feel the sand beneath your feet, and breathe in the fresh ocean air. Rent a stand-up paddleboard or kayak and explore the turquoise waters, spotting playful dolphins and curious seals.

In the afternoon, delve into the heart of Apollo Bay. Visit the local market for fresh seafood and handmade crafts, or grab a bite at a beachfront cafe with stunning ocean views.

If you want to amp up the adventure, the Great Otway National Park awaits. Hike through the towering forests, explore hidden waterfalls, or visit the iconic Split Point Lighthouse. The BYD ATTO 3’s huge interior ensures all your gear is comfortably stowed away.

Margaret River Region, WA

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For the foodie among us, look no further than embarking on a culinary adventure in Margaret River, a world-renowned jewel of WA. This region is not just about vineyards — it also boasts a thriving food scene with fresh local produce and innovative chefs.

You can start your day with a visit to a local providore, stocking up on fresh Margaret River cheeses, handcrafted chocolates, and seasonal fruits. Then, with the BYD ATTO 3’s intelligent rotating touch screen display and voice assistant, explore the area with no navigation worries until you find a perfect lunch spot.

The Margaret River area is also a perfect camping spot. You already know about the BYD ATTO 3’s power functionality, but it also has a ‘camping mode’ which allows for the A/C to run while the car is turned off.

So, pack your bags, discover the underrated Aussie towns you’ve been sleeping on and consider doing it in the BYD ATTO 3. To learn more about what this vehicle can do for you, head to BYD’s website.

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