With more than 60 wine regions scattered across the country, Australia not only has a reputation for producing award-winning wines but is also one of the few countries that can create every major type of wine. With so many amazing wineries on our doorstep, there has never been a better time to get lost among the vineyards.
From scenic Tasmania to the deserts of Western Australia, there are wine growing regions in almost every part of Australia and with over 180 parks across Australia, BIG4 has you covered for accommodation.
Treat yourself to an unforgettable weekend away in the picturesque Yarra Valley, one of Victoria’s most prestigious wine regions. Just an hour’s drive from Melbourne, BIG4 Badger Creek Holiday Park in Healesville is the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the area.
You’ll be spoilt for choice with more than 40 cellar doors boasting some of the country’s best wineries, including the famous Yering Station, Domaine Chandon and De Bortoli Yarra Valley Estate. Combining breathtaking views and delicious locally sourced produce, the Yarra Valley is the ideal location for a luxury food and wine escape. Wine tours or more information on local wineries can be organised through reception at the park.
Jump over to the other side of Australia and discover the natural beauty of Western Australia with a holiday in Busselton at BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park or BIG4 Peppermint Park. Nestled in the white sandy beaches of Geographe Bay, Busselton is widely considered the capital of the Margaret River wine region. Set in an idyllic beachside location, both of these parks provide the perfect base for guests looking to explore the wineries, beautiful landscaped gardens and fantastic restaurants featuring local produce.
Over 150 wine producers call the Margaret River home, with many offering cellar door tastings and sales. Not to be missed is the Bushtucker River & Wine Tour which takes you to visit plenty of Margaret River attractions, including four wineries, a brewery and chocolate and cheese companies. BIG4 Taunton Farm Holiday Park is the ideal location to be based for your wine adventures in the Marget River wine region.
With stunning beaches and gourmet restaurants, Australia’s greenest wine region, the McLaren Vale in South Australia, is a must see destination. Just 10 minutes from the wineries, BIG4 Port Willunga Tourist Park is the perfect place to stay to experience the delicious locally grown food and wine, picturesque beaches and unique art galleries on offer.
Famous for producing great reds and chardonnays, some of the best wines in the world feature amongst the 75 cellar doors to explore in the McLaren Vale region. Try Woodstock Wine Estate, Aramis Vineyard, Angrove McLaren Vale Winery and Cellar Door, and d’Arenberg. Create your own food and wine trail by taking a car, walking or bike riding around the region and sampling the delicious regional produce.
Take a trip over the water and embrace fantastic wineries, breathtaking scenery and exciting attractions in Tasmania’s Tamar Valley Region. Situated at the top of the region, BIG4 Kelso Sands Holiday and Native Wildlife Park is the perfect place to stay to explore everything the area has to offer.
A cool climate wine region, the Tamar Valley produces outstanding quality wines that reflect its pure environment. Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir are some of the best picks. Dalrymple Vineyards has developed award-winning wines and is just the perfect spot for enjoying a packed picnic overlooking the perfect rows of grapevines. For a change of wine scenery, J Boag and Son Brewery is one for the beer lovers, where you can take a tour of the historic brewery and try beers a plenty.
In the midst of the famous Hunter Valley wine region, BIG4 Valley Vineyard Tourist Park is the ultimate place to relax and enjoy a holiday of wining and dining. Located a short distance from the main township, the park is set amongst Merlot grapevines and operates as a tranquil holiday destination and fully function vineyard.
Discover the hundreds of award winning wineries in the area, including Arrowfield Estate, Drayton’s Family Wines, and Gartelmann Wines to name a few. Indulge yourself on the Rovers Wine Tour that departs from BIG4 Valley Vineyard Tourist Park most mornings where you’ll tempt your tastebuds throughout the day as you enjoy wine, cheese, chocolate and fudge tastings.
To finish your wine tour around our large country, head up north to the warm climate of sunny Queensland and discover their charming and most diverse wine region in the Sunshine Coast. BIG4 has three parks on the Sunshine Coast, either of which would make the perfect base to explore the region. Choose from BIG4 Forest Glen Holiday Resort, BIG4 Caloundra Waterfront Holiday Park, or BIG4 Noosa Bougainvillia Holiday Park. BIG4 Forest Glen Holiday Resort is situated among 48 acres of rainforest, just an hour north of Brisbane, and the park is a gateway to this magnificent area. Visit the beautiful sustainable vineyards and farms of Flame Hill. With awe-inspiring ocean and mountain views, Flame Hill offers the finest food and wine that you will be sure to love. Dingo Creek Winery is also a must to visit. Enjoy some wine tasting and a lesson on grape growing at one of the prettiest wineries on the Sunshine Coast.
Plan your wine time trip around Australia at BIG4.com.au and check out some of the other 180 unique parks across Australia.