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Aperol Kombi Tour

This retro camper van is chasing the sun in the most logical of places this winter — the Sunshine State
By Courtney Ammenhauser
June 04, 2021
By Courtney Ammenhauser
June 04, 2021

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Keen to escape the winter chill and chase the sun up north? Perhaps a road trip with your mates that includes pit stops at idyllic coastal towns and kicking back with a refreshing Aperol Spritz beneath swaying palm trees is what you need? If so, our mates at Aperol have just the thing for you. This winter, the 1976 Volkswagon Aperol Kombi is touring the Sunshine State for the very first time with with a total of seven stops planned between Brisbane and Cairns.

After cruising around the southeast corner of Queensland for the past couple of months, the Aperol Kombi Tour is continuing north. The next stop is at Noosa Main Beach for the Noosa Eat & Drink Festival from Thursday, June 10 till Sunday, June 13. Tickets are selling fast to this culinary event which features cooking demonstrations from the likes of Anna Polyviou and Matt Preston.

The Kombi will then make a stop in at Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill at Airlie Beach — arguably the best place to appreciate a Whitsunday sunset — from June 18 till July 11. Then, you'll spot the van soaking in the balmy tropical weather at The Ville Resort in Townsville. It'll be perched opposite the majestic Magnetic Island, from Tuesday, July 13 till Monday, July 26. After that, it'll continue north, with its final stop in Cairns at waterfront bar and restaurant Salt House. Here, you'll catch DJs playing from Wednesday, July 28 till Tuesday, August 24 as the Kombi serves up Aperol Spritzes to you and your mates.

But it's not just parties and prime parking positions. Everyone who buys an Aperol Spritz during the #Aperolontour event can also enter a competition to win one of five Aperol picnic hampers, valued at $745 each.

For more information on the Aperol Kombi Tour, and to plan your road trip to one of its pit stops, visit the website here.

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