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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 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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Website chatbot

Have you met NEW.B.I.E Introducing our new website chatbot. If you’ve been on our website lately, you may have noticed a new character called NEW.B.I.E. NEW.B.I.E is our website chatbot. Why have a website chatbot? We decided to trial NEW.B.I.E (from Newbooks, our booking system) to assist guests with answers to questions. Hopefully, NEW.B.I.E makes our guest website experience easy and convenient. Particularly if you’re trying to find an answer about something outside our office hours. NEW.B.I.E is still in the trial period with Newbooks so any feedback you have would be great. Email us at admin@greataussieholidaypark.com.au. Trying to be green You may also have noticed that we have been introducing technology to make your experience as a guest at Great Aussie Holiday Park ...

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Introducing Bruce – Groundsman If you ever wondered how we keep Great Aussie Holiday Park looking so good, then wonder no longer. Introducing Bruce – our Groundsman. To help you get to know Bruce, he has answered a few questions. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I grew up in Brocklesby, which is pretty local (it’s only about 50km’s from Bowna, as the crow flies). I have had a few jobs over the years, including car detailing (21 years), manager, real estate sub-contractor, gardener and now groundsman. What do you love most about the Albury/Wodonga region? I love the size and the lifestyle about our region. Everything is at your doorstep – every season. Why did you choose to work ...

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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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January 2019 Activities

January 2019 Activities Released Have you booked your January holiday?   As 2019 looms on the horizon our January 2019 Activities Schedule has been released. There are loads of Instructor Lead Activities (ILA), including a new one – abseiling. This is bound to get the adrenilin rushing and keep both the kids and the adults occupied. There is also: canoeing flying fox rockwall climbing and more… You can see all the available activities on our Activities Calendar here or download the schedule here What are you waiting for? If you need further incentive, check out all our free activities here. Plus the splash park is open and the lake is ready for all your water sports. Book in your accommodation here, book the kids ...

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Meet Mel Diffey

Meet Mel If you haven’t met me yet, I am the Mel of Mel and Russell – owners of Great Aussie Holiday Park. I’m pictured here with my daughter, Jas, in the park laundry in 2016; as always, having fun at work. To help you get to know me, I answered a few questions that we have asked our other team members too. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I  grew up on the Gold Coast. My first job was at Brothers Neilson and then I became a Legal Secretary. I’ve also been a Real Estate Agent, and a Farm Office Administrator. I ended up in Bowna because I met a good-looking farmer at Henty (Russell) and the rest, as they ...

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