7 quirky Australian rock formations that will blow your mind

When it comes to funky formations, Australia rocks. This country is full of big, bizarre, and baffling natural wonders that make for enthralling viewing and incredible photos.

Whether craning your neck to marvel at a towering creation or scratching your head at how the earth has carved out such a formation, Australia’s great rock collection makes for excellent exploration.

We’re shining the light on seven unusual rock formations that you must see for yourself. Don’t forget the camera…

Sawn Rocks, Mt Kaputar National Park credit Mike Newling; Destination NSW
Sawn Rocks, Mount Kaputar National Park, New South Wales. Credit: Mike Newling/Destination NSW.

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Weather update

BIG4 Holiday Parks is advising that BIG4 Capricorn Palms Holiday Village in Yeppoon is once again open for business.

The park was temporarily closed as a result of damage (and lack of electricity) caused to the park by Cyclone Marcia, which hit the Queensland coast on 20 February. Thankfully, the damage was largely superficial, and there were no injuries as a result of the cyclone.

The park would like to thank guests and customers for their patience while they have been getting back up and running. The park is now operating as usual and the team at BIG4 Capricorn Palms Holiday Village look forward to welcoming guests.

Updated Monday 2 March.

Weather updates

Cyclone Marcia has reached the Queensland coast and a severe weather warning has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology. The bureau is reporting that the weather warning extends from ‘Sarina to Double Island Point, extending inland to Duaringa, Moura, Biloela, Monto, and Mundubbera’. BIG4 Holiday Parks would like to issue the following notice to its guests:

If you are planning on travelling in and around Queensland, please use the following sites to keep up-to-date on weather conditions and road access. BIG4 Holiday Parks’ prime focus is on the safety and well-being of our parks and their guests.

Bureau of Meteorology: http://www.bom.gov.au/

Queensland Police Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/QueenslandPolice?ref=br_tf

Main Roads QLD Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TMRQld

Queensland SES: http://www.emergency.qld.gov.au/ses/

Explore Australia’s World Heritage attractions

Australia has a wonderful collection of natural, cultural, and historical attractions. And it’s not just us who thinks as much – loads of these goodies are cemented on the famous UNESCO World Heritage List.

There’s better news – most of these iconic Australian attractions are easily accessible to visitors. What’s more, BIG4 Holiday Parks has top quality accommodation that puts you at the heart of many of these landmarks. It’s time to start exploring Australia’s World Heritage-listed sites…

Sea turtle, Great Barrier Reef
Sea turtle, Great Barrier Reef.

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BIG4’s Great Australian Bucket List

Australia is bursting with jaw-dropping sights and experiences equal of any the world over. On our doorstep is an enviable assortment of mind-boggling natural features, enthralling up-close encounters with marine life, and rare attractions.

This has inspired us to create a Great Australian Bucket List that captures the essential, iconic experiences. And as there are 180 BIG4 Holiday Parks planted around the country, you can enjoy top quality accommodation while exploring these unforgettable sights.

Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park
Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park. Credit: Tourism Western Australia.

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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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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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