Who said wine tasting has to be recreational, why not make it your new hobby (in healthy moderation of course). The current pandemic and restrictions on travel have us dreaming of places to travel and new hobbies to try. Whether you are a foodie, thrill seeker or a creative at heart, we have curated a list of hobbies we would love to try across Australia.

Cooking Classes

Cooking ClassesFor all of the foodies out there who are talented at eating but not so much at cooking, we have got you covered! Cooking classes can be a fantastic way to find passion and inspiration in cooking and learn new techniques and dishes. The best part? Cooking classes often also involve eating the dishes (yum!).

The Farmhouse Kitchen (Wattle Grove, TAS)

Daylesford Longhouse Farm & Cooking School (Elevated Plains, Victoria)


SnorkelingCalling all adventure enthusiasts - snorkelling could be the perfect hobby for you. Are you a lover of the ocean and the great outdoors? Do you want to experience some of Australia’s most spectacular reefs and marine life? Look no further. We have located a few of Australia’s most beautiful snorkelling hotspots.

Tangalooma Island, QLD

Ningaloo Reef, WA


PotteryThere’s no doubt about it, the pottery hobby has taken the world by storm. Providing an opportunity for everyone to put down their devices, slow down and get their hands dirty. Pottery also makes wonderful gifts for loved ones! And the best part? It comes straight from the heart. If you have always wanted to get your creative juices flowing then look no further, we have sourced a few fabulous pottery studios below.

The Ceramic House (Newstead, Brisbane, QLD)

Not Yet Perfect (Applecross, Perth, WA)

Wine Tasting

Wine TastingWine tasting is perfect for those who love to end a busy work week with a wine or two. Not only are you able to try a variety of wines from different regions, you will learn so much about the origin of the grapes, the fermenting process and food pairings. Add a beautiful scenic view of the vineyards and an assorted smorgasbord for the full experience. If this sounds like it might be up your alley, have a look at the must-see wine regions below.

Barossa Valley, SA

Hunter Valley, NSW 



If health and wellness is more your forte then yoga could be the perfect hobby for you. With most studios offering a range of beginner to advanced classes, yoga is a fantastic way to unwind through mindfulness and movement. Yoga has added health benefits such as stress relief, improving strength and balance, assisting with sleep and increasing energy levels. Check out the chic and modern studios below to get started!

Happy Melon (Armadale, Melbourne, VIC)

Humming Puppy, (Sydney, NSW & Melbourne VIC)