BIG4 Port Arthur Holiday Park settles into the BIG4 family

BIG4 Port Arthur Holiday Park occupies an enviable position in one of Tasmania’s most scenic and well-known locations. The history-rich small town of Port Arthur is home to a former convict settlement that is among Australia’s biggest tourist attractions.

What’s more, Port Arthur is at the heart of the Tasman Peninsula & the South East region, which oozes breathtaking scenery.

All this makes BIG4 Port Arthur Holiday Park a superb base to enjoy the wealth of historical and natural beauty that engulfs it.

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7 reasons why it’s time to hit the road again

There’s every chance your last holiday wasn’t all that long ago – so is it really time to be planning another break? Short answer: Absolutely!

Just because you’ve had a recent getaway doesn’t mean you’re not entitled to another one. Life is short, and there’s so much of this great country of ours to explore. We’ve put together a solid list of reasons that demonstrates why it’s high time you hit the road again.

And with 180 BIG4 Holiday Parks dotted throughout the country, you’re bound to find a superb location and top quality accommodation that’s ideal for a great Australian break. It’s time to start exploring…

The Black Spur Drive, Victoria.

The Black Spur Drive, Yarra Valley and the Dandenong Ranges, Victoria.

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Hahndorf Resort Tourist Park joins the BIG4 team

Nestled in South Australia’s tranquil Adelaide Hills region is spectacular Hahndorf Resort Tourist Park.

The family-run park is spotted in the town of Hahndorf, which is Australia’s oldest-surviving German settlement. Visitors flock to this alluring destination year round.

And Hahndorf Resort Tourist Park is the ideal place to stay when visiting the region, having undergone a major refurbishment that provides guests with a first-rate facility.

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Searching for availability on BIG4.com.au just got easier

Did you know it’s now much easier to plan your next Australian break, following the recent launch of our revamped website?

To best explain, let’s go back a step. Previously, when searching for availability on BIG4.com.au, you were required to click on each individual park page to find accommodation.

However, the new website has vastly improved functionality that allows you to search for availability at multiple parks in one go.

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Tips from Olly’s Box when holidaying with your pooch

There’s only one safe answer to the question ‘who’s your favourite member of the family?’ – and that’s the family dog! If the kids are at each other’s necks after a long drive, and sibling meltdown has reached code red, that’s when the furry, peacekeeping presence of your four-legged friend is an absolute necessity.

Luckily, there are plenty of BIG4 parks that welcome dogs. To make the most out of your stay, here are a few handy hints from the team at Olly’s Box.

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Tips for first-time campers

For some holidaymakers, the thought of camping is a scarier prospect than a visit to the dentist, conjuring up negative, pre-conceived images. However, with good advice and preparation, camping is extremely rewarding.

There’s something special about embracing the great outdoors; being in touch with nature and enjoying the simple life. It’s a time of watching a majestic sunset, of swapping yarns under a star-cloaked sky, of falling asleep to the sound of waves crashing and waking up to birds chirping.

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BIG4 Launceston Holiday Park grows the BIG4 team

BIG4 Launceston Holiday Park is ideally situated just a couple of kilometres from the Launceston CBD in the northern part of Tasmania.

Despite the park’s proximity to the city, it captures the outstanding natural beauty of the wider area. It is set among magnificent heritage-listed oak trees that help to create the perfect picnic setting. Free barbecue facilities allow guests to prepare a tasty camp-style meal to enjoy on the picturesque grounds, while younger ones can burn off energy at the children’s playground.

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