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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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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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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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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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Introducing Sarah

Introducing Sarah We would like to introduce you to one of our valued team members, one of your Great Aussie Holiday Park Housekeepers, Sarah. To help you get to know Sarah, we asked her a few questions. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I  grew up in Albury and has worked in hospitality on and off for about 20 years. That includes working at Byron Bay Club Med Restaurant to being a factory hand at BTR in Albury and on reception at Nifty Engineering, Holbrook. My husband and I also have our own business, which I keep the books for. I moved back to the Albury Wodonga area because I met a handsome man, who is now my husband! What do ...

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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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Great Aussie Holiday Park has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence honours hospitality businesses that deliver consistently great service and is only presented to around 10% of total businesses on TripAdvisor worldwide. This achievement celebrates Great Aussie Holiday Park earning great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. The types of recipients include: attractions restaurants accommodation The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews. Reviews are submitted by travellers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must: maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five have a minimum number of reviews be listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. We ...

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