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Must-visit indoor attractions

No matter where your adventures take you, it’s time to dip a toe into a world of exciting and inviting indoor attractions. No weather app will be required where you’re headed. Instead, check out these attractions from the comfort of indoors.

Indoor attractions QLD

Hinkler Hall of Aviation, Bundaberg

Take it at your own pace on a self-guided (or guided) tour at this aviation hall and revel in the achievements of Bert Hinkler, an Aussie pioneer solo aviator. Fly like Bert did in the simulators or marvel at the unique aircraft exhibits with your feet firmly on the ground.

Stay at: BIG4 Cane Village Holiday Park

Take to the sky at Hinkler Hall. Image credit: Tourism and Events Queensland

Mary Poppins House, Warwick

Travel through time at the former house of the author of Mary Poppins, PL Travers. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (sorry, we couldn’t help ourselves!). Tours can be organised by appointment only, so plan ahead to avoid missing out.

For more ways to keep yourself busy while in Warwick, see here.

Stay at: BIG4 Warwick Holiday Park

Come see what's poppin' at this house. Image credit: Southern Queensland Country Tourism

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

Appreciate the colourful views on display at the QLD Art Gallery. With 20,000 artworks to discover, we suggest going at a leisurely pace to devour all the collections.

Stay at: BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort

It's a bit WOW at the Queensland Art Gallery. Image credit: Tourism and Events Queensland

Indoor attractions NSW

Shear Outback: the Australian Shearers Hall of Fame, Hay.

Come and give a pat on the back to the wool industry, especially the outback Aussie shearers past, present and future who are celebrated at this hall of fame. There is also a gallery, exhibit area and a woolshed to investigate too.

Stay at: BIG4 Hay Plains Holiday Park

Image credit: Destination NSW

Murray Art Museum, Albury

A contemporary art museum that hosts workshops, talks and classes and offers something for all ages to explore their creative side. Works by some of Australia’s most admired artists are on show at this gallery.

Stay at: BIG4 Albury Tourist Park

Flocking to the museum! Image Murray Art Museum Albury

Eden Killer Whale Museum

Have a whale of a time at this NSW museum which hosts exhibitions of Eden’s killer whales. If you want to delve into these fascinating creatures' history and gain background knowledge, a guided tour is ideal. For more killer ways to spend your days in Eden, see here.

Stay at: BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Eden Beachfront

You'll have a whale of a time at this museum! Credit: Destination NSW

Indoor Attractions SA

Chateau Tanunda, Barossa

Welcome to the birthplace of the Barossa, as Chateau Tanunda was the region’s first winery. Today, it’s classified as one of Australia’s top wineries and with a generous 130 years of winemaking experience, a chateau tour and tasting experience here is like no other!

Stay at: BIG4 Barossa Tourist Park

WOW, Chateau Tanunda is a pretty special place to sip wines!

The Cedars, Hahndorf

This is the home of the renowned Australian artist Sir Hans Heysen and is an example of one of Australia’s best-preserved historic homes. The homestead welcomes visitors to enjoy the stunning sights and history of Sir Hans Heysen.

Stay at: BIG4 West Beach Parks

Chilling at The Cedars. Image credit: South Australian Tourism Commission & Adam Bruzzone

Coober Pedy

Take a trip to Coober Pedy, where in fact, the whole town is indoors (or should we say underground!). From museums, to the graveyard and underground churches, attractions here take a unique spin on traditional indoor attractions.

Stay at: BIG4 Stuart Range Outback Resort

Inside an orthodox church at Coober Pedy. Image credit: South Australian Tourism Commission 

Indoor attractions VIC

NGV, Melbourne

The NGV is a Melbourne institution that hosts a permanent collection of artworks, with new exhibitions rotating regularly meaning there’s always something new and fascinating to feast your eyes on. For more amazing galleries in Melbourne and regional Victoria, see here.

Stay at: BIG4 Melbourne Holiday Park

A whole world to discover at NGV

Lake Boga Flying Boat Museum, near Swan Hill 

Housing more than 500 artefacts relating to WWII, this museum is a treasure chest from wartime. It’s a unique way to spend a day and take a step back in time! For more unique indoor attractions in country Victoria, see here.

Stay at: BIG4 Swan Hill and BIG4 Riverside Swan Hill

A look inside Lake Boga

Golden Dragon Museum, Bendigo

Chinese culture has a rich past and influence in Bendigo resulting from the gold-rush days, and this vibrant attraction is not to be missed. With engaging, intricate, and opulent indoor attractions to admire, enjoy exploring ancient relics and the chance to educate yourself on Chinese history in Bendigo.

Stay at: BIG4 Bendigo Ascot Holiday Park, BIG4 Bendigo Marong Holiday Park and BIG4 Bendigo Park Lane Holiday Park.

Image credit: Bendigo Tourism

Indoor Attractions WA

National Anzac Centre, Albany

This award-winning cultural pilgrimage uses interactive technology and historical artefacts to aid guests to connect with the past. It’s also a significant destination to pay tribute to those who served. For more must-do’s while in southwest WA, see here.

Stay at: BIG4 Middleton Beach Holiday Park and BIG4 Emu Beach Holiday Park

Image credit: National Anzac Centre

Perth Mint

Say hello to Perth’s golden attraction! Leading in the world’s precious metals, you’ll find gold, silver and platinum goods housed here. The gold exhibitions bring to life the rich history and the opportunity to purchase your own treasures at the onsite retail shop.

Stay at: BIG4 Perth Midland Tourist Park.

Pop on down to Perth Mint. Image credit: Tourism Western Australia

Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum

Make space on your itinerary for this museum! There are two parts to the museum, the tracking station and the satellite earth station. With various experiences to be had (space theatre and an apollo capsule experience, to name a few), you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to outer space in an instant!

Stay at: BIG4 Plantation Caravan Park

Indoor attractions TAS

Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre, Tamar Valley

Lose yourself in history through the interactive displays and exhibitions. Discover intriguing artefacts where you can not only look but touch historical objects. Intrigued by Tasmania? Here’s 13 things you might not know about this little slice of Australia.

Stay at: BIG4 Ulverstone Holiday Park

Image credit: Tourism Tasmania & Tim Hughes

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart

A fantastic place to learn, discover and explore. Offering a threefold experience with a museum, art gallery and herbarium, there’s lots to uncover at Australia’s second oldest museum.

Stay at: BIG4 Hobart Airport Tourist Park

Image credit: Tourism Tasmania & Kathryn Leahy

Cascade Brewery, Hobart

Pull up a seat at Australia’s oldest operating brewery and sip on premium beers in a historical setting. Set in an attractive building, you can learn the art of creating a beer recipe from start to finish. Cheers to that!

Stay at: BIG4 Hobart Airport Tourist Park

The impressive interiors of Cascade Brewery! Image credit: Tourism Tasmania & Kathryn Leahy

Indoor attractions NT

Araluen Cultural Precinct, Alice Springs

For when you wish to spread the love across various attractions, this precinct is the place to be! From the Museum of Central Australia to the Central Australian Aviation Museum, there’s exhibits and displays to keep you entertained for days! Want more? Here’s where to stay and play in Alice Springs

Stay at: BIG4 MacDonnell Range Holiday Park

Cafe at the Cultural Prescient. Image credit: Tourism NT & Mel Bratigam

Darwin Military Museum

Known as the DMM, this is both a learning and remembrance experience of Australia’s military history through a display of artefacts and exhibits in the heart of the NT.

Stay at: BIG4 Howard Springs Holiday Park

Image credit: Shaana McNaught & Tourism NT

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