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How to keep WARM camping in the cold image

Are you asking your self “how to keep warm camping in the cold”, now that cooler months are here? Don’t let the cold weather stop you from getting back to nature. Winter night skies offer for spectacular star gazing, the smell of wood burning, the tranquil sounds of a still lake or wind rustling the trees.So, why wouldn’t you want to experience the gloriousness of winter? If keeping WARM is your concern, then no need to worry any longer. We have put together a list of essential items to pack so that you can stay warm while you’re enjoying winter camping. Whether you have a caravan or tent, this list of essential items will help you stay warm: Sleeping bag ...

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June Long Weekend 2019 – Wild West theme image

June Long Weekend 2019 – Wild West theme Get your boots, feathers and hats out! We’re introducing a theme to the annual June Long Weekend 2019. Kicking off with a Wild West theme, guests staying over the June Long Weekend are encouraged to pack their western gear and dress up for the weekend. We hope to see lots of Cowboys and Indians running around! Saturday is our main dress up day. However, guests are welcome to canoe or fire some arrows at archery in costume on Sunday. There will be prizes for best dressed! And don’t forget to enter our Great Aussie seasonal selfie competition! Turtle our pony will be tied up here for some cowboy selfies! Western movies will ...

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Party Time – The perfect place for your family gathering image

The perfect place for your family gathering Offering a range of accommodation options for over 120 guests, Great Aussie Holiday Park is the perfect place for your family gathering or group get-together. There are loads of free activities to keep the kids occupied (and the adults too), and Instructor Lead Activities can be arranged. A theatre room and entertainment area mean that even if the weather is dodgy, we’ve got you covered. You have the choice of catering for your own group or event, or make use of our on-site café and let us do the work for you. Amanda recently held her 40th with us. Here’s what she had to say. We just checked out after staying for 3 ...

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Bobbie-Lee

Introducing Bobbie-Lee This month we introduce Bobbie-Lee, our awesome School Camps Program Director. To help you get to know Bobbie-Lee and understand what she does at Great Aussie Holiday Park and Great Aussie School Camps, we asked Bobbie-Lee a few questions about herself. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I grew up in Culcairn, NSW, and love netball, soccer, camping and kayaking. I am married and have two beautiful daughters. What do you love most about the Albury/Wodonga region? The thing I love most about Albury/Wodonga is its central location. It is a beautiful spot on the Murray River with both the snow and beaches within easy driving distance. The area has a wonderful country atmosphere which is welcoming ...

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The Easter Bunny Origins image

The Easter bunny is coming to visit us as he does every Easter. While you’re biting the ears off your chocolate bunnies or bilbies this Easter, you might wonder how chocolate rabbits became so central to our Easter celebrations. It’s suggested that the symbol of the rabbit comes the from pagan festival of Eostre. Eostre was a goddess of fertility whose animal symbol was a rabbit. Why a rabbit? Well, rabbits, known for their energetic breeding, have traditionally symbolized fertility. So where do the eggs come in? It’s believed that the eggs come from a German legend, Oschter Haws. Apparently, Oschter Haws (a rabbit) was believed to lay a nest of coloured eggs as gifts for good children. Oschter Haws ...

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Grasshopper Travel came to visit! video

In October last year (2018) we had visitors from Grasshopper Travel stay with us. They created this awesome video and had some nice things to say about us too, which you can check out here. Grasshopper Travel is Australia’s very first video travel guide. You can access thousands of videos presenting great local Australian businesses within the travel, retail, and hospitality industry. They also have international video reviews. These reviews help travellers to make informed decisions on their plans for accommodation, activities, and dining. We’re really pleased they came and stayed and enjoyed Great Aussie Holiday Park so much. If you’re inspired to come and stay with us, you can check out what activities we have planned here. And book ...

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School Kids enjoying Sunet Nov16 (1)

Five school holiday activities to help you create memories We love families and family holidays. And with the Summer school holidays just around the corner, here are five school holiday activities to help you create some memories with your kids, 1.    Make a splash What better way to cool off on those hot Summer days than in the park swimming pool or splash park. And the splash park is not just for kids. Enjoy the splash park as a family. Here’s three great reasons for the grown-ups to enjoy our splash park. Plus, Great Aussie Holiday Park is situated right on the banks of Lake Hume, so grab your paddle boards, boats and water-sports equipment and head out onto (and into) ...

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2018 NSW Tourism Awards - Bronze

Bronze at the NSW Tourism Awards We are thrilled to have been awarded Bronze at the NSW Tourism Awards in the Caravan and Holiday Parks Category. The NSW Tourism Awards are held annually to acknowledge excellence in tourism in NSW. They are presented to businesses that exemplify the high standard and diverse range of tourism experiences on offer in NSW. The Awards provide tourism organisations, like us, the opportunity to achieve recognition of tourism excellence. This provides us with the opportunity to benchmark our business with similar businesses in activity and size, so we can continue to improve and deliver an outstanding service for all our guests. To receive the Bronze Award, out of seven finalists, means we are the third best holiday ...

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Getting your caravan Summer ready image

Getting your caravan Summer ready Are you heading off in the caravan this Summer? Is your caravan Summer ready? While we love sharing yarns, stories about caravanning mishaps are not always entertaining. Making your caravan Summer ready helps ensure your holiday is a safe and happy one and you only have funny yarns to share about your caravanning adventures. This checklist will help you get your caravan Summer ready. Make sure you have your caravan insurance up-to-date. Just in case something happens you will know that you should be covered. If you haven’t had your caravan serviced recently then now is the time to send it in for a check-up! Check the air pressure on your caravan’s tyres and make sure ...

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