BIG4 Nepean River flows into the BIG4 team

BIG4 Nepean River enjoys a wonderful spot in the vibrant Greater Sydney region, planted in the magnificent Penrith Valley at the foot of the Blue Mountains.

Enhancing the natural beauty of these surrounds is the scenic Nepean River; the park is found alongside this pretty waterway. Convenience is another positive of BIG4 Nepean River – it is situated just 2km from vibrant Penrith.

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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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BIG4 Emu Beach Holiday Park joins the BIG4 nest

BIG4 Emu Beach Holiday Park occupies a superb coastal location on the outskirts of Albany in Western Australia’s South West region.

The beachside positioning exudes an idyllic holiday vibe, which is only enhanced by the glorious peppermint trees that surround the park. These plants are native to the South West region.

BIG4 Emu Beach Holiday Park lives up to its name – it is situated just metres from a sparkling beach that is ideal for families. The clear, calm waters of Emu Beach suit swimming, and boating, fishing, and windsurfing are also enjoyed here.

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BIG4 Holiday Parks Clean Sweep of State Tourism Awards

Proving once again that they are Australia’s leading holiday park provider, seven BIG4 Holiday Parks have taken out gold in their respective state or territory in the Tourist and Caravan Parks category of the 2014 State Tourism Awards.

Each year, the State Tourism Awards acknowledge the ‘best of the best’, celebrating the tourism providers who have gone over and above in providing outstanding service and experiences, and achieved fantastic results in the past year.

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