Bike riding and mountain biking tips, news, and deals
Cycling is a fantastic activity to enjoy when on holidays, and you don’t have to be a Tour de France wannabe to participate. All abilities are catered for with flat, short paths combining with longer, tougher stretches.
And this is the perfect starting point for your bike-inspired break. Here, you'll find plenty of biking tips, info about key cycling trails, and even deals for a memorable BIG4 adventure.
In addition, BIG4 is offering one lucky person the chance to WIN a Thule Motion XT Roof Box* valued at $949, plus a two-night BIG4 accommodation voucher. To enter, simply follow the link below and tell us in 25 words or less your best cycling tip!
Isn't it time you got on your bike?
Get ready to ride with our cycling tips and articles:
Bike-friendly BIG4 Holiday Parks
The following BIG4 Holiday Parks make the perfect base for your next cycling adventure. With tips, deals and advice to offer, it's time to strap on your helmet and get pedalling!
*Thule’s sleek and stylish Motion XT is the latest addition to its range of quality roof boxes. Setting a new standard in durable roof boxes for the adventurous Australian, the Thule Motion XT Roof Box is the perfect travel companion no matter the scale of your adventure.
Lets get social!
Don't forget to share your cycling snaps with us on Instagram using the #explorebig4 hashtag. We'll be sharing our favourite photos over the coming weeks!
Find & book your holiday accommodation with BIG4
Estimating your equipment size
We are looking for an estimate of the size of your Caravan, Motorhome, Camper Trailer, Tent etc. once it has been set up or fully extended (outside to outside)... excluding your vehicle.
Caravans, Motorhomes, Camper Vans, Camper Trailers
Please include your tow/draw bar in the estimate.
Widths are generally around 4 – 5 metres (13.12 – 16.4 feet).
Note: Include annexes of pullouts in width.
|Caravans||4 – 12 metres (13.12 – 39.37 feet)|
|Motorhomes||7 – 14 metres (22.97 – 45.93 feet)|
|Campervans||5 – 7 metres (16.40 – 22.97 feet)|
|Fifth wheelers||7 – 14 metres (22.97 – 45.93 feet)|
|Camper Trailers||5 – 8 metres (16.40 – 26.25 feet)|
Note: Do not include the size of the tent pegs
|1 person||1 × 2.5 metres (3.28 × 8.20 feet)|
|2 person||1.5 × 2.5 metres (4.92 × 8.20 feet)|
|3 person||3 × 2.5 metres (9.84 × 8.20 feet)|
|4 person||4.5 × 2.5 metres (14.76 × 8.20 feet)|
|5 person||6 × 3 metres (19.69 × 9.84 feet)|
|6+ person||7 × 4.5 metres (22.97 × 14.76 feet)|
Please be advised that Site sizes vary from park to park and within each park. Sites will be allocated based on the measurements provided during the booking process and it is the responsibility of the guest to ensure estimates are as close to accurate as possible.
If you are unsure, we would prefer you to overestimate or give us a call on 1300 738 044