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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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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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Winter Weekend Adventures

Introducing Winter Weekend Adventures! If you’re looking for something to do on those Winter Saturdays, then look no further than our Winter Weekend Adventures. For the next couple of months, you can come out to Great Aussie Holiday Park for the day with our Winter Weekend Adventures Day Pass. What do you get with your Winter Weekend Adventure Day Pass A Winter Weekend Adventure Day Pass gives you access to park facilities on a Saturday and includes Instructor Led Activities (ILA): Access from 10am Use of park facilities including jumping pillow, playground, Pump Bike Track (BYO bikes & helmets), BBQ’s Archery 10.30-11.30am (5+ years, closed toe shoes required) ILA Rock Climbing 12-1pm (5+ years) ILA BYO lunch (we have a hot ...

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Five reasons to head outdoors this Winter image

Five reasons to head outdoors this Winter For many of us, camping isn’t something we think about as the winter weather greets us. But… there are many great reasons to head outdoors on a camping or caravanning trip. Here are five reasons why we love the outdoors in winter… 1.      You don’t actually need a tent or caravan You don’t have to own camping equipment or a caravan to enjoy the outdoors. You can stay in a cabin at a holiday park instead (obviously we recommend Great Aussie Holiday Park). That way you have all the benefits of a home away from home, but still get to enjoy the camping or caravanning environment. 2.      It’s oh so quiet If you’re ...

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