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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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G'Day Rewards

G’DAY Rewards Did you know that Great Aussie Holiday Park is a Top Parks holiday park? Why is that so good? Well, Top Parks is one of Australia’s largest networks of parks AND with that comes a great rewards program: G’DAY Rewards. What is G’DAY Rewards? Launched in February 2018, G’DAY Rewards is a loyalty program that gives you access to discounts across the Top Parks and Discovery Parks combined network of over 200 parks. As a member, not only do you get mates rates at Great Aussie Holiday Park, you have access to over 6000 cabins, more than 160 swimming pools, 15,000 sites, 190 camp kitchens and 123 playgrounds at G’DAY Rewards mates rates. What do I get? Here’s ...

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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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Three great reasons for the grown-ups to enjoy our splash park. It doesn’t matter who you are or what you do. Everyone can benefit from time in our splash park. Here are three great reasons. 1. You get soaked—and it doesn’t matter. At a splash park, your whole purpose is to get soaked. And don’t you just love the thrill of being drenched from head to toe – on purpose? When it rains, we open an umbrella. When we see a puddle, we walk around it. Taking a shower is just not the same. Not any more – this way you get to embrace the splash and get drenched! 2. You get to experience childlike happiness. Kids are smart. They ...

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Three things to prepare for camping in Spring Spring is a great time of year! The weather is getting warmer but it’s not yet those scorching Summer days. So, it’s a great time to be inspired to grab your camping gear and head bush. Here are three things you should do to prepare for your Spring camping trip! 1.      Research where you are going Camping is meant to be fun. However, if you are not prepared for where you are going then it could end up being really not fun! So make sure you check out some details about: where you are going the conditions and weather road or park closures permits required or not Now if roughing it in the ...

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2018 Spring Holidays Activities Released School Holidays – Fun for all The 2018 Spring holidays are just around the corner and we have a released a full Activities Schedule. There are loads of Instructor Lead Activities (ILA) to keep the kids occupied on site at the Great Aussie Holiday Park. Leaving you to enjoy some quiet time and relax. See what the kids can get up to over the holidays by checking out the Activities Calendar here or downloading the schedule here There is: archery canoeing flying fox rockwall climbing and more… And don’t forget our Spring Holiday offer! Book and stay during the school holidays and receive one FREE FAMILY SIZE ham and cheese or Hawaiian pizza per family AND one FREE ...

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Housekeeping Manager - Zoe

Introducing Zoe We would like to introduce you to one of our valued team members, your Great Aussie Holiday Park Housekeeping Manager, Zoe. To help you get to know Zoe, we asked her a few questions. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I  grew up in Whyalla, South Australia, so I’m a fair way from home now. I’m willing to give anything ago. I have done factory works, cleaning schools, been a shop assistant and worked at a post office. I’ve also been a bookkeeper for 18 years for our own business, have raised three children, and have jumped on the machines when needed. I moved to the Albury Wodonga area to for family and job opportunities and have now worked ...

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Silver at the Regional Tourism Awards We are thrilled to have received Silver at the Riverina Murray Regional Tourism Awards in the Caravan and Holiday Parks Category. The Regional Tourism Awards are held annually to acknowledge excellence in tourism in regional NSW. They provide tourism organisations, like us, the opportunity to: gain an insight into our industry and business achieve recognition for our success promote tourism within our region These Awards are presented to businesses that demonstrate significant achievement throughout the year. They showcase a variety of businesses that deliver outstanding service to guests in NSW. The Awards provide us with the opportunity to benchmark our business with similar businesses in activity and size. We also have the opportunity to identify our own ...

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Echidna

Echidna-ing me aren’t you? Hi, it’s Bobbie-Lee here. Last week I rushed out of the back door of Great Aussie reception to head home. I was running late. As I was climbing into my car I noticed a prickly little ball moving along the grass. An echidna! Having only seen about 4 of these in the wild my whole life, so I was so excited to get a closer look. I looked at my watch first. I was definitely running late now but I couldn’t bring myself to miss the opportunity. Two more minutes here wouldn’t hurt. I snuck around the back of a tree so that I wouldn’t frighten him. By now I had called Mel and said: “quick ...

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