5 simple tips for healthy holiday cooking

Preparing and cooking healthy meals while on holidays is easier than you think. While you are removed from the comfort of your own kitchen, our helpful hints make it simple to prepare a delicious, but wholesome, feast.

Advice for fishing while on holidays

We’ve compiled a series of articles, videos, and tips from experts who have the inside word on where best to dangle the line. If you’re angling for news on where the fish are biting in Australia, be sure to visit our Fishing on Holidays page.

DIY caravan storage and space-saving solutions

Now is the time to give your van a good spring clean! We’ve compiled cheap and easy caravan storage tips and space-saving solutions to help you maximise the space in your van. Tidy up after your latest trip or prepare your van for your next adventure with these useful caravan storage tips.

Video: How to use a waste disposal point

Waste disposal points (dump points) are a necessary part of life on the road and offer a place for caravanners to dispose of waste water. Many BIG4 Holiday Parks have waste disposal points for guests to utilise. This video will show you how to use a waste disposal point at a caravan park.

7 rewarding one-day mountain climbs

Climbing to the summit of a mountain gives you a huge sense of achievement. Australia is bursting with natural treasure and the best spot to witness it all is atop some of the highest peaks. Put on your walking shoes and prepare to encounter these incredibly rewarding Australian mountain climbs.

6 flower festivals to brighten your spring

Nothing better signals the arrival of spring than a display of bright, colourful flowers carpeting the landscape. A stack of destinations around Australia embrace the floral theme by hosting flower festivals each spring. Here are six Australian flower festivals that have caught our eye.


6 scenic cycling trails you must complete

Cycling is a fantastic activity to enjoy when on holidays and you don’t have to be a Tour de France wannabe to participate. Spring is a great time to strap on the helmet and push the pedals along a magnificent cycling trail. Here is a list of our favourite scenic cycling trails.

10 spectacular national parks to explore

Did you know Australia is dotted with more than 500 national parks? From the east coast to the west coast and everywhere in between, you’ll find these enormous gem-filled patches of turf wherever you choose to roam. Spring is the perfect time to explore 10 spectacular Australian national parks.

If you're looking for more spring inspiration or travel deals, go to the Explore Australia this spring page on the BIG4 website.

Three holiday parks recently joined the BIG4 group. We’ve very excited to introduce you to these new parks, which are sure to quickly become some of your favourites. Get to know each of the new parks below:

BIG4 Wallaga Lake Holiday Park

There is no doubt that BIG4 Wallaga Lake Holiday Park occupies a premium patch of real estate. This new addition to the BIG4 family has a prime spot on the shores of Wallaga Lake and is perfect for those who love water-based activities, including swimming, sailing, boating, and waterskiing.


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BIG4 Bendigo Park Lane Holiday Park

It’s unlikely that kids will have relaxation on their minds when they stumble upon the bounty of activities at BIG4 Bendigo Park Lane Holiday Park. It starts at Parky’s Wonderland – this massive four-level indoor play centre has it all: giant slides, trampolines, a soft ball cannon play zone, and a flying fox!


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BIG4 Traralgon Park Lane Holiday Park

BIG4 Traralgon Park Lane Holiday Park will clearly be a favourite for families looking to be entertained! All ages will be enthralled and challenged by Parky’s Adventure Ropes Course - the first course of its kind in Australia. Parky’s Laser Tag will provide hours of entertainment, and there’s also a mini-golf course.


Find out more.

Save the date for Camp and Care 2015

BIG4 Holiday Parks is excited to once again be running its annual Camp and Care event in partnership with Camp Quality.

Camp and Care unites all campers, whether you’re a seasoned veteran or trying camping for the first time, to explore a holiday destination close to home, while also raising money for charity. 

This year Camp and Care will be run on Saturday 7 November, and will promote the theme of Sharing is Caring.

BIG4 is proud of its involvement in this charity fundraiser. Camp Quality does an amazing job helping children living with cancer and their families to create a better life by building optimism and resilience throughout each stage of their cancer journey. We look forward to supporting Camp Quality again in 2015.

More information on this year’s Camp and Care event will be coming soon, so keep an eye on your inbox.