Celebrating the Great Australian Break

Media Release

17 August 2016

Celebrating the Great Australian Break

BIG4 Sunshine South West Rocks Holiday Park to feature on ‘Places We Go’

Popular Channel 10 adventure travel series Places We Go is celebrating the ‘Great Australian Break’ with partner BIG4 Holiday Parks.

As part of her travels, host Jen Adams is visiting many magnificent BIG4 Holiday Parks around Australia in her latest season of travel stories. BIG4 Sunshine South West Rocks Holiday Park will feature in the episode on ‘our favourite beach holidays’, airing Saturday 20 August at 4:30pm.

The series generates an average audience of over 300,000 viewers, and BIG4 Sunshine South West Rocks owner Tony Mayne says this ensures Places We Go is a great way to expose viewers to the vast beauty and attractions of the region.

“We’re really excited to be featured on this upcoming episode,” says Tony. “Places We Go shares real travel stories of real travellers and inspires people looking for their next exciting Great Australian Break.”

“We hope they’re inspired to choose South West Rocks as one of their favourite beach holidays, and of course we would love to have them stay at BIG4 Sunshine South West Rocks!”

Viewers will also have the chance to win an ‘Ultimate Tasmanian Experience’ in a competition worth more than $16,000. This includes a $7000 BIG4 Gift Card, which can be used at any BIG4 park across Australia. For details, visit http://placeswego.com/ultimate-tasmanian-experience-competition-entry-form/.*

Visit https://www.big4.com.au/places-we-go for more details about BIG4 and Places We Go.


* The Competition opened at 8.00am (AEST) on Saturday 11 June 2016 and closes at 18:00 (AEST) on Friday 16 September 2016.


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About BIG4 Sunshine, South West Rocks

The multi-award winning BIG4 Sunshine Holiday Park is located at South West Rocks, halfway between Sydney and Brisbane and just over an hour from either Port Macquarie or Coffs Harbour airports. The park is surrounded by Hat Head National Park, just 10 minutes walk to the renowned Trial Bay Beach and has six of Australia’s most glorious beaches – including one of the east coast’s rarest phenomenon’s, a west-facing beach, which offers spectacular sunsets – all within 15 minutes drive and ideal for all the family.

BIG4 Sunshine South West Rocks Holiday Park offers activities all year round, including a covered jumping pillow & playground, pool and spa, go-karts, tennis, volleyball and Games Room with table tennis, pool table, movie cinema, air hockey, Play station and the famous Shipwreck Island Water Park which features a pirate ship, a huge tipping bucket, slides and Skull Cave – which cries water!

Their school holiday programs offer a comprehensive range of activities for kids over the summer period, designed to keep all the family entertained. These include: Retro Races, Scallywag Scavenger Hunt, Family Trivia, Camp Kitchen Master Chef Artistry, Pirate Pantomime, and don’t miss the Swashbuckling Live Pirate Show & Treasure Hunt.

BIG4 Sunshine’s owner, Tony Mayne, says that the aim is to provide activities so that all the family can get involved and spend fun time together.

“For the time poor, holidays are when the families get to re-connect,” said Mr Mayne. “Families who come to our Holiday Park want to engage in family activities and play with their kids, which is why we’ve designed activities such as Retro Races and ‘Hunt around the Rocks’, an old Treasure Hunt activity which allows families to discover the destination, while also having fun together.

“South West Rocks is a beautiful destination with top class beaches and also tremendous history, so we bring the destination into the holiday experience.”

There are a range of accommodation options from contemporary fully self contained two bedroom cabins through to caravan and camping sites, many with on-site ensuite facilities, ideal for families.

Their restaurant “The Full Circle Eatery” is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with chefs creating modern Australian cuisine based around amazing fresh local produce to rave reviews.

Attractions around the South West Rocks area include canoeing on the lagoon or cycling to town, exploring the National Park trails, Smoky Cape Lighthouse and historic Trial Bay Gaol. Adults can also access the Macleay River to go fishing, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing or swimming.

For more details:

www.big4sunshine.com.au Contact: Lucy Coffey (Marketing Manager): lucyc@big4sunshine.com.au or 6566 6142

About BIG4 Holiday Parks

BIG4 Holiday Parks is Australia’s leading holiday park group. Dedicated to the spirit of the true blue Aussie holiday, they have been celebrating the great outdoors for more than three decades. Comprising 180 holiday parks across Australia, the franchise group provides a range of high-quality accommodation options from powered ensuite sites for caravan and motorhomes to luxury cabins. With a consistently high standard across all its parks, BIG4 has set the standard of holiday park experiences and is the recognised industry leader. BIG4 Holiday Parks’ Loyalty Club has more than 170,000 members who enjoy discounts on accommodation bookings as well as ongoing benefits and discounts with BIG4 Holiday Park’s partner organisations, providing access a whole host of other holiday benefits. BIG4 Holiday Parks has also established strong relationships with other leading global holiday park brands including reciprocal membership benefits with TOP 10 Holiday Parks in New Zealand. For more information on BIG4 Holiday Parks visit www.BIG4.com.au.