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May

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Central Otago: An autumnal wonderland

New Zealand in Focus     Central Otago: An autumnal wonderland So often I hear that the best time to visit Central Otago is over the winter months and these voices are not wrong if you are in search of some of the best ski conditions in the world. I however, am going to get …

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Apr

Feature Region – Coober Pedy

Famed as the “opal capital of the world”, Coober Pedy is one of Australia’s most interesting towns. Opals were first discovered here in 1915 and the area around town has since become riddled with holes (over a million, it’s said) from miners searching for these beautiful gemstones. The town is also famous for its “dugouts”, …

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Apr

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Bream Bay: The jewel in Northland’s crown

New Zealand in Focus     Bream Bay: The jewel in Northland’s crown I have shared a few blogs about the Northland region over the last few years, however I have kept one little jewel in the crown a secret until now – Bream Bay.   Bream Bay is the half-way point between Auckland and …

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Mar

Feature Region – Yea

Perched on the edge of the river of the same name, Yea was founded in 1855 and still has plenty of its heritage charm. You’ll find plenty of historic buildings around, as well as beautiful natural attractions like the Yea Wetlands and Murrindindi Scenic Reserve. You’ll also find one of our Victorian family members, the …

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Mar

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – North Canterbury: Your home away from home

New Zealand in Focus     North Canterbury: Your home away from home For some travellers the key feature of their journey is the town or city they are visiting, while for others, like myself, the holiday park itself is my destination and I don’t really plan on moving far from home base once I …

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Feb

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Taranaki: Like no other

New Zealand in Focus     Taranaki: Like no other This month we set the team at Fitzroy Beach Holiday Park the impossible task of giving us their top 6 reasons to visit them and the Taranaki region in 2017!   Here’s the thing – they already know that you are going to love your …

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Dec

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Napier: The Art Deco Discovery

New Zealand in Focus     Napier: The Art Deco Discovery Napier is New Zealand’s art deco capital and a stunning location at any time of the year. Arts, culture and wine combine with fantastic iconic events to create a destination unlike any other.   As well as the many favourites for visiting this area, …

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Nov

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – The Coromandel: Nature’s Playground

New Zealand in Focus     The Coromandel: Nature’s Playground The Coromandel, one of New Zealand’s most pristine coastlines, complete with stunningly rugged terrains and beautiful landscapes – and only a short drive from one of the country’s biggest international gateways, Auckland.   It’s a great spot to get away from it all, by yourself, …

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Oct

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Rotorua: Feel the spirit

New Zealand in Focus     Rotorua: Feel the spirit Rotorua – it’s the long-regarded birthplace of tourism in New Zealand with an intricate history of welcoming visitors from around the world from the late 1800s through to today. Back then, it was the famed Pink and White Terraces and their geothermal activity that drew …

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Aug

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Discover the winterless North!

New Zealand in Focus     Discover the winterless North! Northland – the “Winterless North” is an amazing destination all year round, with something for everyone.  Whether you are adventurous or just want to relax by the beach, there are so many beautiful places to see and amazing adventures to be had in Northland, here …

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Aug

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Visit the new Christchurch!

New Zealand in Focus     Visit the new Christchurch! Christchurch is the phoenix rising from the ashes and its entrance is not only vibrant, but full of magnificent new sites and adventures that are not to be missed. Here, we have pulled together a list of just five of the great reasons to visit …

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Jun

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Raglan

New Zealand in Focus   Raglan   Why add Raglan to your North Island Itinerary? Just ask Rob and Mary from Raglan Kopua Holiday Park and they will give you one hundred reasons why you’d be crazy not to. We’ve narrowed the list down to just five to get your travel planning started.   Before …

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May

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Wairarapa

  New Zealand in Focus Wairarapa, New Zealand   The Wairarapa Region is bordered by the rugged Tararua Mountain Range to the west and the wild Pacific Ocean to the east. Known for its long, hot summer days, the Wairarapa provides a relaxing, refined country break away from the pressures of urban life. You’ll discover …

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May

News – 2016 Star Ratings Gold List of Australian Accommodation

  2 of our Tasmania locations have made the Top 3!       Huge congratulations to our two locations in Tasmania, Leisureville Holiday Park and Captain Cook Holiday Park for achieving Gold Status (first and third place respectively!) on the list of ‘2016 Star Ratings Gold List of Australian Accommodation.’   Star Ratings have created …

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Mar
Tongariro River Rafting

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Taupo, Turangi & Tongariro

  New Zealand in Focus Taupo, Turangi & Tongariro, New Zealand   Great Lake Taupo is an active volcanic and geothermal region, situated in the middle of the north island, approximately 3.5 hours’ drive from Auckland.  It features Australasia’s largest freshwater lake as well as spectacular mountain ranges.  Known as nature’s ultimate playground, Taupo offers …

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Feb
Art Deco Center Napier

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Hawkes’ Bay

Hawkes’ Bay, New Zealand   Located on the East Coast of New Zealand’s North Island, Hawke’s Bay offers so much for everyone and a Mediterranean climate to enjoy it all.  The climate also helps the region produce some of the country’s best wine and food.  With over 70 wineries, it is the second largest wine-producing …

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Dec
Bullswool Farm Park

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Coromandel

Coromandel, New Zealand   Located on the East side of New Zealand’s North Island, the Coromandel Peninsula is blessed with natural beauty, boasting rural farmland, rainforests, and some of New Zealand’s best golden sand beaches.  A hugely popular tourist destination, the Coromandel region attracts both domestic and international visitors year round.   Just over an …

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Nov

Feature Region – Poona Palms Caravan Park, QLD

  Poona Palms Caravan Park     If you have been longing for a quality getaway to Queensland, now is the time to book; and why not consider some well deserved rest and relaxation at this Sunny coastal gem? Poona Palms Holiday Park offers a great venue, nestled in a serene location along the Great …

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Nov
Brown Kiwi, Rainbow Springs, Rotorua

Feature Region – NEW ZEALAND – Rotorua

Rotorua, New Zealand   Rotorua is a region rich in stunning scenery.  Indeed there is no better place to discover New Zealand’s heritage and authentic Maori culture and our fascinating volcanic past and present.  Offering something for everyone, you will truly be spoilt for choice when you visit “New Zealand’s coolest hot spot”.  The perfect …

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Oct

Feature Region – Christchurch & Canterbury, NZ

  Canterbury, New Zealand   Canterbury is a region that offers much variety to its visitors from skiing, hiking and bungy jumping to surfing, whale watching, river punting and everything that can be imagined in a region that has both Ocean and Alps.  The gateway to the South Island – Christchurch, also known as the …

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Sep

Feature Region – Great Eastern Drive, TAS

  The Great Eastern Drive, Tasmania   Experience one of Australia’s great road trips. This journey will lead you to places and moments that you’ll never forget. From the white beaches of Tasmania’s east coast, to luscious food and wine, award-winning walks, and views that will take your breath away. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find …

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Sep

Feature Region – Northland, NZ

  The Northland & Surrounds   The stunning Northland region is situated in the Far North of New Zealand, and is a vast area full of contrasts offering unique and exciting experiences within an unspoilt subtropical environment.  The laid back atmosphere surrounds you making you feel immediately relaxed and welcomed as you explore the uniquely rugged …

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Sep

Feature Region – Port Broughton Caravan Park, SA

  Port Broughton       When you next need a coastal escape, you should definitely consider a getaway to one of South Australia’s idyllic gems! Port Broughton Caravan Park is the ideal family-friendly holiday destination on the Yorke Peninsula, nestled in a secluded bay setting, this friendly coastal town has great jetty fishing and …

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Jul

Feature Region – Eureka Stockade, Ballarat, VIC

    Ballarat     Next time you are planning a trip to Western Victoria, why not consider staying in the historic Eureka Stockade precinct? This great value getaway venue is located just two minutes from the center of Ballarat, and offers the ideal family-friendly holiday destination.     Offering plenty of choice for guests, …

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Jul

Feature Region – Auckland & Surrounds, NZ

    Auckland & Surrounds   The bustling metropolis of Auckland and its scenic surrounds is the perfect destination for your next New Zealand getaway.  Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city and its airport is the main gateway for International visitors.  Underlying much of the city is a dormant volcanic field which gives Auckland its …

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