There’s a great range of famous Australian sights waiting to be explored when you take to the road
you’re looking for more sightseeing and travel experiences beyond the park’s boundaries, sail back in time at the Museum of the Riverina, experience art and culture at the National Art Glass Gallery, eat and drink your way around the wineries, cheese, chocolate and licorice factories in the area, or enjoy the Wiradjuri Walking Track through some beautiful gardens and parks. More: easts-riverview-holidaypark.nsw.big4.com.au
STOCKMAN’S HALL OF FAME LONGREACH TOURIST PARK
When it comes to exploring the history and heritage of the Australian Outback, Longreach in Queensland is a top place to park your wheels.
After setting up camp, or unloading into a deluxe cabin, or hooking up your van or camper to a powered site at Longreach Tourist Park, your first port of call should be the Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Here you’ll find the story of our famous rural areas from the arrival of the Aborigines more than 40,000 years ago, to being settled by the British, exploration, the establishment of grazing, agriculture, mining, forestry and other industries. It covers everything right up to the present day where technology is reshaping the way farming, business and communications are carried out.
Other places to stop at are the Qantas Founders Museum, Longreach Powerhouse Museum and Waltzing Matilda Centre in Winton, about a 90minute drive away. More: longreachtouristpark.com.au
NED KELLY’S LAST STAND WANGARATTA NORTH CEDARS HOLIDAY PARK
BIG4 Wangaratta North Cedars Holiday Park is a leafy green destination only 15km north of Glenrowan in the heart of Victoria’s wine and high country region, which also happens to be the site of the final siege and capture of the infamous Kelly Gang in 1880.
Pick up a copy of the siege site walk guide from the Glenrowan Tourist Centre and discover the notable spots through a self-guided walk.
Tours of the Rutherglen and Milawa gourmet food and wine regions are also a must. Wangaratta North Cedars Holiday Park has grassy powered sites to deluxe cabins.
There’s also a swimming pool and a kids’ playground with swings and slippery dip. More: northcedars.com.au
PORT ARTHUR HISTORIC SITE PORT ARTHUR HOLIDAY PARK
There’s no doubt the Port Arthur Historic Site is one of the best-preserved convict
BIG4 STUART RANGE OUTBACK RESORT
THIS excellent outback park is on the corner of the Stuart Highway and Hutchison St in Coober Pedy, only 30km south of the mighty Breakaways.
The family owned and operated park has access to a range of facilities including a swimming pool, kids’ playground, barbecues, a brand new camp kitchen and an onsite pizzeria. The park also hosts daily coach tours of Coober Pedy and the beautiful desert surrounds including the Breakaways, Dingo Fence, opal fields, Moon Plains, Opal Mine and Museum, underground home, underground church and the Coober Pedy town area.
When you aren’t exploring the Outback, rest up either at your site or in one of the one and two-bedroom apartments or a superior king spa suite featuring a luxurious living area, full modern kitchen and dining with a separate laundry. More: stuart-range-caravan-touristpark.sa.big4.com.au