Media Releases

2014

29 September 2014

BIG4 Holiday Parks invites friends and families to scare the night away!

BIG4 Holiday Parks is encouraging all locals to grab the tent and torch and enjoy a night camping under the stars at their annual charity event, Camp and sCare with BIG4. On Friday 31 October, just $20 will secure you a powered site with all funds raised going to children’s family cancer charity, Camp Quality.

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02 August 2014

BIG4 Sunshine South West Rocks Holiday Park opens a new castaway themed water park!

BIG4 Sunshine South West Rocks Holiday Park has just kicked off work on the park’s most exciting project to date, converting an old fishing trawler into the centerpiece of a sprawling $750,000 castaway themed water park. Rescued from the shores of Port Macquarie, the old 50ft fishing trawler will be transformed into a replica tall ship and the center piece of the new water park.

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01 August 2014

Calling for camping chefs for the 2015 BIG4 Recipe Book

Are you a wiz in the camp or caravan kitchen? After the success of the 2014 BIG4 Quick and Healthy Caravan and Camping Recipe Book, BIG4 Holiday Parks is bringing their book back by popular demand! They are calling out for home cooks to submit their favourite caravan and camping recipes with the best of the best to be featured in the 2015 edition.

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30 July 2014

BIG4 wins best Cradle Coast Caravan Park

BIG4 Discovery Holiday Parks – Cradle Mountain has just picked up the 2014 Cradle Coast Regional Tourism Award for Best Tourist and Caravan Park.

The award recognises BIG4 Discovery Holiday Parks – Cradle Mountain as the epitome of industry excellence and professionalism in the Cradle Coast area, acknowledging the exceptional facilities and services that amount to the best holiday park experience for tourists.

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01 July 2014

Tips to make the most your of your camping trips

A holiday spent camping, exploring the outdoors and escaping from the everyday hustle is one of the best ways to bond as a family. Here are some handy tips from BIG4 Holiday Parks to help you get the most out of a camping holiday with the kids.

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27 June 2014

BIG4 Peppermint Park possum has a big adventure

Recently, one of BIG4 Peppermint Parks' resident possums went on an adventure from Busselton to Perth, hidden in the back of an unsuspecting guest's caravan. After hearing some strange noises from their garage, the couple were surprised to find the cute stowaway in their caravan! Luckily, thanks to the efforts of the Perth Wildlife Centre, this travelling possum was returned back to his home in the park.

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27 June 2014

BIG4 welcomes new park in Ballina Headlands

Australia’s favourite holiday park provider, BIG4 Holiday Parks, has welcomed a new addition to its 180-strong network of parks. BIG4 Ballina Headlands Holiday Park has joined the BIG4 family, giving travellers another superior accommodation option when choosing to holiday across Australia.

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12 June 2014

BIG4 welcomes new park in Bendigo

Australia’s favourite holiday park provider, BIG4 Holiday Parks, has welcomed a new addition to its 180-strong network of parks. BIG4 Bendigo Marong Holiday Park has joined the BIG4 family, giving travellers another superior accommodation option when choosing to holiday across Australia.

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16 May 2014

BIG4 Holiday Parks teams up with RMS to create PAM2

BIG4 Holiday Parks has teamed up as technology partners with RMS Hospitality Solutions, to work together on creating the next version of the BIG4 group’s successful proprietary park reservation system – PAM (Park Accommodation Manager), which will launch across the BIG4 network, in the first quarter of 2015 as PAM2.

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17 April 2014

Saving the environment at BIG4 Peppermint Park

A shift towards greener holidays is on the rise at BIG4 Peppermint Park in Busselton with the replacement of energy guzzling electric air conditioners with solar generated units.

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14 April 2014

Have fun rain or shine with BIG4 Holiday Parks’ wet weather camping tips

A summer holiday spent camping, basking in the sun and playing beach cricket is one of the best ways to bond as a family. A memorable family holiday doesn’t have to be an exclusive summer-time treat though. With a little planning and these handy tips from BIG4 Holiday Parks, you can enjoy a family holiday no matter what the weather.

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14 April 2014

Make a splash at BIG4 Anglesea Holiday Park this winter

Visitors to BIG4 Anglesea Holiday Park have a new way to warm up this winter, with the opening of a brand new $1 million indoor heated pool complex. Custom designed for BIG4 Anglesea Holiday Park, the new facility opened just in time for families to enjoy a splash in the cooler months.

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11 April 2014

Guests gobble 500 pancakes to celebrate BIG4 Macdonnell Range Holiday Park’s 30th Anniversary

BIG4 MacDonnell Range Holiday Park have celebrated 30 years of providing the ultimate Alice Springs holiday experience with a huge family fun day attended by more than 600 people and, in true Northern Territory style, a small group of friendly camels.

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02 April 2014

Camp like a champ with BIG4 Holiday Parks these School Holidays

School is out, the car is packed, the kids are loaded in the back and you’re about to head off on a long awaited camping trip. Camping with kids can be a great bonding experience and you can create lifetime family memories. To make sure those memories are unforgettable for the right reasons (and not because you left the tent pegs behind) follow these simple camping tips from BIG4 Holiday Parks to camp like a champ.

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18 March 2014

BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park hosts doggy day out

Put on your best collar and paint your paw-nails, BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park is gearing up for the canine event of the year to celebrate their super sized off leash doggy park, the first of its kind for the BIG4 group nationally.

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26 February 2014

BIG4 makes a splash with aquatic play parks

Visitors to BIG4 Holiday Parks have even more choice when it comes to fun in the sun with the addition of eight new water parks to the group in the past 12 months. In a move that shows the growing consumer demand for family-friendly facilities, the number of BIG4 Holiday Parks with water parks has doubled in less than a year with 18 BIG4s now home to the popular water play areas.

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18 February 2014

BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park raises hear rates with new interactive playground

Guests at BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park can look forward to an exciting and action-packed stay with the introduction of the NEOS 360 electronic play-system.

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01 February 2014

BIG4 Holiday Parks welcomes new resort in Wooli, NSW

Australia’s favourite holiday park provider, BIG4 Holiday Parks, has welcomed a new addition to its 180-strong network of parks. NSW based Solitary Islands Marine Park Resort has joined the BIG4 family, giving travellers another superior accommodation option when choosing to holiday across Australia.

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28 January 2014

Local resort voted #3 Top Hotel in Australia

BIG4 Cairns Coconut Resort has been voted the #3 Top Hotel in Australia by TripAdvisor users in the 2014 Travellers’ Choice Awards.

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24 January 2014

Holiday Cooking made easy with BIG4 Holiday Parks’ Recipe Book

There are few things more satisfying than enjoying a well-deserved meal after a long drive, setting up the tent and unpacking the car on the first day of your long-awaited holiday. However, deciding what to cook in an unfamiliar camp kitchen can be daunting, which is why BIG4 Holiday Parks have released their very own recipe book packed full of simple, delicious meals that can be easily replicated in the kitchens of all 180 BIG4 Holiday Parks across the country.

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20 January 2014

Make a splash at BIG4 Marion Holiday Park this summer

Visitors to BIG4 Marion Holiday Park have a new way to cool off this summer, with the opening of a brand new $400,000 water park. Custom designed for BIG4 Marion Holiday Park, the new facility opened just in time to offer relief from the blistering South Australian summer heat.

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07 January 2014

BIG4 Holiday Parks expands footprint with new park in Coober Pedy, SA

Australia’s favourite holiday park provider, BIG4 Holiday Parks, has welcomed a new addition to its 180-strong network of parks. SA based Stuart Range Outback Resort has joined the BIG4 family, giving travellers another superior accommodation option when choosing to holiday across Australia.

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01 January 2014

BIG4 Holiday Parks’ Dog-Friendly holiday tips

It’s time to hit the road for that long-awaited holiday, but did you know that your pet is as likely to enjoy a break as you? Most dogs respond well to travel and with more than 50 BIG4 Holiday Parks now offering dog-friendly accommodation, there has never been a better time to take your pampered pooch on holiday.

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2013

29 November 2013

BIG win for BIG4 Holiday Parks

BIG4 Holiday Parks have once again proven that they are Australia’s favourite holiday parks with a series of wins at the recent State Tourism Awards.

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19 November 2013

Holidays bring out our adventurous streak

Holidays have long been considered a time of relaxation and rejuvenation, and while this remains true for many travellers, a new survey carried out by BIG4 Holiday Parks shows that holidays also bring out our adventurous streak.

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04 November 2013

Supreme Award for Excellence goes to BIG4 Soldiers Point Holiday Park

BIG4 Soldiers Point Holiday Park has received the most prestigious recognition within the BIG4 group after winning the BIG4 Supreme Award for Excellence at the annual BIG4 Holiday Parks Gala Dinner recently held in Melbourne.

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04 November 2013

BIG4 Iluka on Freycinet Holiday Park named Most Improved Park.

BIG4 Iluka on Freycinet Holiday Park has taken out the ‘BIG4 Most Improved Park’ Award at the annual BIG4 Holiday Parks Gala Dinner recently held in Melbourne.

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04 November 2013

BIG4 Forster-Tuncurry Great lakes Holiday Park the rising star of the BIG4 group.

BIG4 Forster-Tuncurry Great Lakes Holiday Park has taken out the BIG4 Rising Star Award at the annual BIG4 Holiday Parks Gala Dinner recently held in Melbourne.

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01 November 2013

Cranbourne, VIC local wins BIG with BIG4

Mark Edwards is one happy camper after being announced as the winner of a brand new Jayco Camper Trailer as part of BIG4 Holiday Parks’ ‘WIN BIG with BIG4’ competition.

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01 November 2013

BIG4 recognises outstanding Parks at awards evening.

The outstanding achievements and success of the BIG4 Holiday Parks group was recognised this week at the annual BIG4 Awards presented in Melbourne. The BIG4 Gala Awards are held each year to acknowledge BIG4 Holiday Parks that have demonstrated outstanding achievement and success throughout the year with winners selected by a panel of BIG4 shareholders and board members.

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19 September 2013

BIG4 Holiday Parks offer more rewards with refreshed Loyalty Program

A BIG4 Holiday Parks membership has always been great value, but now guests will receive bigger and better holiday savings with the launch of the refreshed BIG4 Loyalty Club. After carrying out extensive market research on what guests want from a loyalty program, BIG4 recently relaunched their Loyalty Club rewarding guests with accommodation discounts for each stay as well as amazing offers from more than 600 partners.

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20 August 2013

BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park celebrates ten years of Camp Quality support

Holidays are always a chance for families to spend quality time together, but earlier this month 12 deserving families enjoyed a particularly special break at BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park as part of Camp Quality’s camp program for families living with cancer.

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08 August 2013

BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park now home to furry guests

There are a lot of things you can expect to see at a BIG4 Holiday Park; cabins, a jumping pillow, a swimming pool or maybe even a roaming wallaby, but guests at BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park are in for a unique experience with the opening of the park’s mini petting zoo.

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01 August 2013

BIG4 Beacon Resort Wedding Package

Weddings by the seaside are almost always infused with a special kind of ease and simplicity and nowhere more so than at BIG4 Beacon Resort.

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02 July 2013

BIG4 Holioday Parks reaches milestone 50 dog friendly parks

BIG4 Holiday Parks are proud to announce that 50 member parks now welcome dogs, offering holidaymakers the opportunity to travel with their pampered pups.

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27 June 2013

Make a splash at BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park.

Visitors to BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park have a new way to escape the Northern Territory heat with the opening of a brand new splash park.

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20 May 2013

BIG4 Katherine Holiday Park opens new Safari tents

BIG4 Katherine Holiday Park has announced the opening of two new safari tents offering guests the fun of camping without the hassle. The stylish tents are perfect for those who want to spend the night in a canvas hideaway listening to the peaceful sounds of the Katherine bush, without all the bother of setting up their own tent.

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01 May 2013

BIG4 Cairns Coconut Resort launches seven seater bike

Guests at BIG4 Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort now have a new way to explore the park’s 28 acres of beautiful tropical gardens. The Cobi Bike, which the park has dubbed the Coconut Crab, is pedalled by seven riders sitting in a circle. One person steers while the other six pedal as the bike moves effortlessly along.

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19 April 2013

BIG4 Holiday Parks crowned family favourite by readers.

Three BIG4 Holiday Parks have been named the Best Australian Holiday Family Parks by readers of Out & About with Kids magazine. The magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards are an annual quest to uncover the best places in the world for families to stay and play with NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Park taking out the top spot and BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort and BIG4 Soldiers Point following closely behind as finalists.

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01 April 2013

Ningi, QLD local wins BIG with BIG4

Ningi local Jennifer Cullen is one happy camper after being announced as the winner of a brand new Mitsubishi Outlander and $5,000 holiday park voucher as part of a BIG4 Holiday Parks competition.

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01 April 2013

Keep healthy eating on track with BIG4 Holiday Parks.

There’s nothing better than a holiday, but sometimes the busy schedule of activities and being away from your own kitchen can mean healthy meals get dropped in favour of easy, unhealthy alternatives. These handy hints from BIG4 Holiday Parks will take the stress out of creating a healthy menu, giving you more time to enjoy your holiday.

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21 February 2013

2013 BIG4 Holiday Guide introduces new destinations.

Choosing your next holiday destination couldn’t be easier with the release of the 2013 BIG4 Holiday Guide. Whether you’re setting off along coastal roads, planning an outback adventure, exploring a small country town or hitting the bright city lights, the BIG4 Holiday Guide has everything you need to find, book and enjoy your next holiday.

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06 February 2013

New BIG4 Holiday Park a family paradise on the Gold Coast

Holidaymakers now have a haven right on the doorstep of the Gold Coast’s most popular theme parks with the recent addition of BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park to the 180 park strong BIG4 network.

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11 January 2013

Big changes to BIG4 Caloundra Waterfront Holiday Park boost local economy

BIG4 Caloundra Waterfront Holiday Park is now the ultimate Sunshine Coast holiday destination after a $10 million redevelopment that sees guests enjoying new cabins, site accommodation and park activities as part of a complete refurbishment.

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2012

07 August 2012

Camp and Care with BIG4

Keep Friday 16 November free to give camping a go and have a fun filled night all in the name of a local community cause as this year’s Camp and Care with BIG4. Join the thousands of happy campers that take part in this charitable night of camping each year and pay just $20 to secure a site under the stars at participating BIG4 Holiday Parks, with all proceeds from the event going to local causes as chosen by participating BIG4 Holiday Parks.

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01 June 2012

Aussie travellers snagged when it comes to healthy eating on holidays

Food and drinks are a significant part of any holiday experience, however new independent research by BIG4 Holiday Parks shows four in five Australians still turn to the ever faithful sausage sizzle whenever a BBQ is in sight.

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24 May 2012

Ski season deals 2012

Ski your way through BIG4 with some great winter ski season deals. Explore the world class wines, gourmet food and ski in the spectacular North East Victoria Alpine Valleys region for a romantic getaway this winter.

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16 May 2012

BIG4 NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Park #1 for families in the World

NRMA Treasure Island Resort has been recognised as the number one resort for families in the world by leading review website TripAdvisor. The BIG4 Holiday Park in Queensland was named a winner in three competitive categories of the Travelers’ Choice 2012 Awards including:

  • Top 25 Large Hotels & Resorts for Families in the World
  • Top 25 Hotels for Families in the South Pacific
  • Top 25 Hotels for Families in Australia

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10 April 2012

BIG4 Welcomes Five New Parks, Increasing Choice for Australian Travellers

Australia’s favourite holiday park provider, BIG4 Holiday Parks has strengthened its already robust network by adding five new properties to its portfolio, giving travellers even more options when choosing to holiday across Australia.

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04 April 2012

A BIG Tick for BIG4 Holiday Parks

You can rest assured of the quality of your next stay at a BIG4 Holiday Park – now that they can proudly display the T-QUAL Tick. T-QUAL Accreditation is the Australian Government’s quality benchmark for the tourism industry.

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05 March 2012

BIG4 North Star Holiday Resort wins Qantas Australian Tourism Award

BIG4 North Star Holiday Resort has been recognised as the cream of the crop after being awarded the title of top caravan and tourist park in Australia at Friday night’s presentation of the 2011 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Cairns.

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21 February 2012

BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort takes home top prize at Australian Tourism Awards

BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort has been recognised as the best in the business after being awarded the title of Australia’s Top Caravan and Tourist Park at Friday night’s presentation of the 2012 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Hobart.

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30 January 2012

2012 BIG4 Holiday Guide makes on-the-road planning even easier

Along with all the essential information that makes planning a BIG4 getaway a breeze, the 2012 BIG4 Holiday Guide introduces QR codes, reflecting the growing trend of mobile research and accommodation bookings.

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