The Best Picnic Spots Around the World

The Best Picnic Spots Around the World

Samantha Goodburn / 6 min Read

This is the summer of the wild picnic

At Gandys, adventure comes first which means we often find ourselves tucking into lunch whilst on the move. As our team has visited some incredible locations, we decided it was high time that we curate the ultimate list of breathtaking places that are perfect for a foodie fiesta.  


1. Banff National Park, Canada


Banff National Park is located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains and is home to some of the most stunning scenery in the world. With its crystal-clear blue lakes, towering mountains, and lush forests, Banff is the perfect place for a picnic. Some of the best picnic spots in Banff National Park include Lake Louise, Peyto Lake, and Moraine Lake. Each location offers breathtaking views and plenty of space to spread out and enjoy a meal.


2. The Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia


The Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia is a 151-mile stretch of coastal road that offers some of the most stunning scenery in the world. The road winds along the coast, passing by towering cliffs, secluded beaches, and quaint coastal towns. The best picnic spots along the Great Ocean Road include the Twelve Apostles, which are towering limestone stacks that rise up from the sea, and the Otway National Park, which offers a range of picnic areas nestled among the lush rainforest. These locations offer stunning views and a peaceful atmosphere, making them ideal for a picnic with friends or family.


3. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia


Plitvice Lakes National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Croatia. The park is known for its stunning turquoise lakes and waterfalls, which are surrounded by lush forests and mountain peaks. The best picnic spots in Plitvice Lakes National Park include Veliki Slap, the highest waterfall in the park, and Kozjak Lake, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

Banff National Park, Canada | The Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia | Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

4. Kruger National Park, South Africa


Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa, covering an area of over 7,500 square miles. The park is home to a wide range of wildlife, including lions, elephants, and giraffes. The best picnic spots in Kruger National Park include the Sabie River, where visitors can enjoy a picnic while watching hippos and crocodiles in the water, and the Shingwedzi River, which is known for its scenic beauty and abundant birdlife.


Kruger National Park, South Africa

5. Lake Bled, Slovenia


Lake Bled is a stunning glacial lake located in the Julian Alps of Slovenia. The lake is surrounded by forests and mountains and is known for its crystal-clear waters and charming island. The best picnic spots in Lake Bled include the shores of the lake, where visitors can enjoy a meal while taking in the stunning views, and the nearby Vintgar Gorge, which offers a scenic hike and picnic spot.

At Gandys, we believe every
Pioneer should be prepared to picnic wherever they go, which is why we offer the best accessories. Whether you need a large blanket to seat your entire group or a high quality caddy that will carry your brews, we have you covered.

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