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SAWTELL – BIG4 ANNUAL AWARDS WINNER!

Congratulations to BIG4 Sawtell Beach Holiday Park after being recently nominated as category finalists for not one, but for TWO prestigious BIG4 holiday park awards! BIG4 Holiday Parks have developed three distinct park types to help you determine which park best...

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Wet Weather Activities – Coffs Coast

Don't let a little rain dampen your next holiday! Coffs boasts a number of wet weather friendly activities. Read on below to learn how you can keep the kids, or even yourself, occupied on the Coffs Coast. The Big Banana Fun Park Experience the Giant Slide called...

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Sawtell Super Fun Day – 2021

The Sawtell Super Fun Day and Fun Run is happening this new year with a great lineup of entertainment, carnival rides, sprint & novelty races, Shannon's show & shine car show, food & coffee vendors and live music!    Every New Years Day...

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Pool Makeover at Park Beach

The wait is over at BIG4 Park Beach Holiday Park! Our pool facilities underwent a makeover and we are so happy with the results. We're ready for the school holidays... are you? So what's different? Balinese-style viewing platform Fantastic new Balinese-style...

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In the news

Recently in the news Appearing on SBS World News television, a great story about domestic tourism in Coffs Harbour following bushfires and the first COVID-19 wave, featuring our very own, Coffs Coast Holiday Parks Manager, Sean Hone. Read the transcript of Omar...

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Holiday Parks Welcoming Back Visitors

Coffs Harbour City Council’s holiday parks are looking better than ever after the extra care they have had during the COVID-19 shutdown – and staff are looking forward to welcoming visitors back. “Since we reopened all the parks on June 1, following the easing of...

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Recent Park Upgrades

Whilst you've been unable to holiday with us, the team at Coffs Coast Holiday Parks have been diligently upgrading our parks to make your next stay with us even better! We love the results and hope you do too. VILLAS BIG4 Park Beach Holiday Park's older villas...

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A material world. How to choose the best tent fabric for you

Not all tents were created equal. If you’re in the market for camping gear or looking to buy a tent as a gift, it pays to remember this point. In fact, as you’ll soon discover, a tent’s material is a critical factor in the purchasing process. Read on – this handy...

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Woolgoolga Beach – Just Got Better!

The perfect beach holiday just got better at Woolgoolga!   We're excited to announce that our Stage 2 redevelopment at Woolgoolga Beach Holiday Park is now complete and ready for your enjoyment. The park boasts absolute beach frontage, where you can slow down...

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6 simple hacks for preserving the life of your caravan

If you’re going to buy or already own a caravan, clearly you want to get the most out of it. After all, this is a significant purchase. And with a bit of love and attention, you can easily extend the life of your van. BIG4 and the team at New Age Caravans Bundaberg...

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Easy going to in-tents. Which camper are you?

As anyone who has ever set up a tent would know, campers come in all types. From the easy going to the slow going, there are endless categories of camper. Sometimes, one size does not fit all. And we think these differences are worth celebrating. So, to honour tent...

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6 important reasons why camping is good for you

Clearly, camping is fun. It allows us to connect with loved ones and nature, relax, and escape the daily grind. But that’s just the start. Camping, in fact, helps promote a host of positive health benefits. So, consider these six points about the importance of...

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New Group Accommodation

Introducing NEW Group Accommodation at BIG4 Sawtell Beach Holiday Park.   Affordable Group Accommodation We are proud to introduce our new Bunkhouse and Duplex Cabins, featuring bunk style accommodation and shared verandahs. Perfect for sporting groups, family...

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7 essential tips for wet weather camping

Rain. We know it does wonderful things and is essential to our survival, but sometimes it feels like the relative that you had to invite to your wedding. It’s unwelcome, makes for an awkward situation, and kills the mood. One instance where rain can have a negative...

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Jetty Beach to Muttonbird Island

Jetty Beach is a protected beach which is popular with both locals and tourists alike, especially families. Where the green meets the gold you will find the Jetty Foreshores Park.   The park has showers, toilets, barbecues, popular picnic shelter areas,...

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10 useful caravan storage tips and space-saving solutions

When holidaying, it’s tempting to load your caravan with everything but the kitchen sink (luckily, many caravans are equipped with a kitchen sink). If your caravan is going to be subject to more cramming than a university student, you need to think about ways to...

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Beach Safety – What You Should Know

Beach Safety on the Coffs Coast. Here is how you and your family and friends can enjoy a day at the beach safely. To make sure you are safe when swimming at the beach: Find the red and yellow flags and swim between them. Look at, understand and obey the safety...

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Glow in the park: After dark activities for kids

When you’re on holidays with kids, don’t let a lack of light finish your night. Instead, keep children entertained well up to their bedtime with these simple yet engrossing after-dark games. All you need are a few glow sticks, which can be bought for just a few...

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5 compelling reasons to take a mid-week break

There is no such thing as a bad time to take a break. You’re on holidays – what could be better? While it makes sense that weekends are popular for escapes, it shouldn’t be the only time to consider going away. The benefits of mid-week travel are many and varied,...

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Road Trippin’! 10 Classic Australian Touring Routes

Oh those views! Australia’s landscapes sparkle like a diamond, providing frame after frame of jaw-dropping vistas, best enjoyed while on a classic road trip. Want to appreciate rainforest, reef, or rugged surrounds? Tourism Australia will steer you in the right...

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Top Tips For First-Time Campers

For some, the thought of camping is a scarier prospect than a visit to the dentist. However, with good advice and preparation, camping is extremely rewarding. There’s something special about embracing the great outdoors; being in touch with nature and enjoying the...

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Handy Travel Checklists for all holidays

Why handy travel checklists? Picture this scenario… You’ve set off on your holiday adventure, perhaps an hour into the journey, and you’re enjoying the feeling of being on the open road. The sun is shining, the mood is upbeat, and excitement fills the air as you...

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There are thousands of reasons to be with BIG4

Now is the time to get excited because you could win BIG!   There are thousands of reasons to be with BIG4. BIG4 has been voted Australia’s favourite holiday park brand by you, and they want to celebrate by giving you the chance to win a BIG4 getaway. There...

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The A-Z of Australian National Parks

Australia has an almighty collection of national parks in its keeping, and a rich diversity of landscapes abound: funky formations, towering gorges, epic waterfalls, abundant wildlife, and so much more. We’d be here until the kangaroos came home if we were to list...

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Get to know those who tow! 10 great gift ideas for caravanners

Birthday. Christmas. Mother’s Day. Father’s Day. Just because. There’s always a reason to give a gift to a loved one, even those people who are ‘hard to buy for’. If your gift recipient is a caravanner, we can make the task easier. The team at BIG4 Beacon Resort in...

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Important tips for safe wet weather driving

Driving in wet weather can be challenging, especially when you’re taking a road trip. However, the elements don’t have to dampen your enthusiasm for hitting the road. To ensure the weather has as minimal impact on your holiday plans as possible, it’s vital that you...

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Vintage Motorhomes

Motorhomes of yesteryear. These amazing vintage motorhomes were once road tripping across the lands. Which is your favourite? Could you imagine driving in one of these today? 1926   1929   1909   1924   1920   1939   1920's   1926...

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6 important reasons why camping is good for you

Courtesy of BIG4.com.au We all know camping is a fantastic activity, providing hours of enjoyment and a welcome opportunity to connect with loved ones, as well as nature. But that’s just the start. Did you also know that a whole range of wonderful health benefits...

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