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Victoria's Best Wine Regions

02/08/2018

We gathered the best wine regions to taste the finest drops across Victoria. From fortified wine that's sweet on the palate to the Murray River's reds, we guarantee you will be loving what these regions have to offer.    Yarra Valley Image: Wine tasting at Stones of the Yarra Valley cellar...

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I Want to Ride My Bicycle - Best bike tracks in Dubbo and the Margaret River

01/08/2018

We’ve cycled two of the best bike tracks in Dubbo and the Margaret River region and give you the breakdown of how long it will take and where you should stop off on the way.   Margaret River Ride Credit: Tourism WA. Celebrated for its fantastic wines, culinary experiences, megafauna fossils...

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What's On: Australian Events August to November 2018

27/07/2018

G’DAY has found 11 events across Australia that should be on your radar when planning your travels around the states. Check out these events for winter, spring and beyond. NEW SOUTH WALES Love Seafood Festival WHEN: 1 to 31 August WHERE: Port Stephens portstephens.org.au WHAT: Feast on fresh ocean produce...

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Two kids, a dog and a few bicycles – Cycling the Clare Valley Riesling Trail in South Australia

27/07/2018

Peddle along the Clare Valley Riesling Trail with Kelly Noble, mother of two (and a fur baby), as she shares her recent family trip with G’Day Magazine. The Noble Family. With dreams of Clare Riesling in my head, I clutched my iPhone as I steadied myself on the bike. I...

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G’DAY REWARDS - ANOTHER REASON TO FALL IN LOVE WITH CAMPING

26/07/2018

Discovery Holiday Parks and Top Parks, two of the biggest names in Australian caravanning and camping, have teamed up to bring you something big – really big, G’DAY Rewards is here. You might want to take a seat for this, because we’re here to rock your world. Discovery Holiday Parks...

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G’DAY LOVES ROTTNEST ISLAND – ECO TENT ACCOMMODATION COMING SOON

26/07/2018

Discovery Eco Village Rottnest Island is located just an hour from the Perth CBD and 30 minutes off the coast of Fremantle and will offer guests the chance to experience the island’s spectacular natural environment in low-impact, high-quality eco tent accommodation.   Just thirty minutes off the coast of Fremantle and...

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SEEKING SNOW – AUSTRALIA’S BEST SNOW SPOTS

26/07/2018

We have travelled to the best snow spots in Australia to give you our top picks for your next snow holiday. There’s nothing quite like sinking your boots into that fresh, fluffy powder winter brings. Luckily in Australia, we’ve got a few top-notch spots that transform into a winter wonderland....

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Snow Season Events 2018

16/05/2018

Ready to head to a winter wonderland? The snowflakes have already started to falling in the Snowies, so we know 2018 is going to be an incredible season. We know that happiness is sledding all day and a cup of hot chocolate next to a fireplace after sundown. Come June...

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Australia's Top 10 Events This Autumn 2018

07/03/2018

It's that time of year - we're heading into footy season! We love the leaves' colours warming, the temperature climbing down when we want to climb up mountains, and the events that ignite a range of big cities and regional towns.  Love a laugh, watching sports, or trying new food?...

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Australia's 10 Gnarliest Mountain Biking Spots

20/02/2018

When you're a mountain biker, a stationary bike at the gym feels like a sad substitute. Being outside is essential when you're riding. You love the mud kicked up around your ankles, the quiet among the tall trees, and being in flight after a wicked jump.  From the dense and...

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10 Best Things To See and Do in South West, WA

15/02/2018

Before we kick off why this region is your next must-see holiday destination, we need to start by showing you this:   Image: Swimmers in Geographe Bay, near Meelup; Credit: Tourism Western Australia.   Pretty easy on the eyes, eh? That's Bunbury and surrounds for you. Extaordinary landscapes, award-winning wineries, friendly dolphins,...

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5 Stellar Day-Trips Around Hobart

08/02/2018

Small in size but big in personality, we know why Hobart is one of Australia's fastest growing holiday destinations. There's weird and wonderful art, the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, and boat-rocking seafood to be had. Beyond the fringe of the city though, you'll discover so much more: history, waterfalls,...

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Great Ocean Road named in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2018

02/02/2018

Image: Great Ocean Road   Lonely Planet has named the Great Ocean Road as number five in the top 10 recommended Cross Generational Travel experiences in their Best in Travel 2018.   Family holidays have come of age. Banish memories of tense car rides and bickering by the beach, and embrace cross-generational...

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G'DAY Loves Streaky Bay

02/02/2018

With its breathtaking beaches, abundant seafood and activities galore, Streaky Bay in South Australia is perfect for your next adventure. Crystal clear waters, long sandy stretches, abundant seafood and activities galore. Streaky Bay is an emerging stretch of South Australia’s stunning coastline. The collection of nature trails in the bay...

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G'DAY Loves Sunny Yeppoon

02/02/2018

Stay at one of our newest holiday parks in Coolwaters, Yeppoon and explore this little secret stretch of Queensland’s coast where adventure and relaxation meet.   With Discovery Parks’ purchase of the Coolwaters, Yeppoon holiday park in late 2017, it’s the perfect time to visit this little secret stretch of Queensland’s...

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Fringe Events in South Australia 2018

31/01/2018

Aussies lay a special claim over the biggest fringe festival in the southern hemisphere. The Adelaide Fringe Festival, now in its fifth decade running, attracts performers and attendees from all over the globe. It's a month dedicated to dazzling, delighting, and distracting you from your responsibilities (and the heat).  The...

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Three Park Summer Aussie Adventure: Robe, Warrnambool, Geelong

24/01/2018

  Our summer adventure starts in the beachside town of Robe, heading inland to bustling Warrnambool before ending up in gorgeous Geelong.   Hello Sunshine, old friend   As the winds and rains of winter recede and tendrils of warmth tickle the frosts away, the G’DAY family is preparing for the great Australian...

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What's On: Australian Events January to April 2018

09/01/2018

G’DAY has found 12 events across Australia that need to be on your radar when planning your Aussie adventure. Check out these events for summer and beyond.   NEW SOUTH WALES Byron Bay Bluesfest WHEN: 29 March to 2 April WHERE: Byron Bay NEAREST PARK: Byron Bay bluesfest.com.au WHAT: Byron Bay...

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Long Road to Paradise: The Pacific Highway, New South Wales Road Trip

09/01/2018

Join the G’DAY crew as they embark on the classic New South Wales great Australian road trip hitting the bitumen between Sydney and the Gold Coast.   It’s the little things that make a long, leisurely drive memorable. Encounters with interesting strangers, conversation between family members, and jaw-dropping scenery along the...

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12 ETIQUETTE TIPS YOU MUST READ BEFORE STEPPING FOOT INTO AUSTRALIA’S CELLAR DOORS

11/10/2017

It’s always a good season to visit cellar doors and taste wine right across Australia and there’s no time like the present to hit cellar doors and sip the good stuff.   Cellar Door Etiquette 12 tips from cellar door manager Steve Todman from Olive Farm Wines, Swan Valley.   It’s not...

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Australia's Best Cycling Trails

15/09/2017

It's time to have that important conversation with your desk chair or couch. On holiday, you finally have the time to break up routine and stretch those gams. What better way to do this than by bicycle?  Taste the chocolates and wine of the Swan Valley, see the heritage-listed scoreboard...

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10 Sneaky Overnight Stays When Heading South

25/08/2017

Returning home from this year's pilgrimage? We get so fixated on the Top End, we forget that the world keeps turning. All of those people on the southern coast are still working, eating and sleeping while we chase the sun in the tropics & red centre.  Before summer illuminates life...

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Three Park Winter Aussie Adventure: Murray River, Snowfields, Sapphire Coast

22/08/2017

The temperature has dropped, the dark has descended and the dingoes are howling into the long night. Yet that doesn’t mean it’s an excuse to hibernate. The truth is that the cooler months are the perfect time to travel and explore this beautiful land of ours. Lakes, rivers and mountains...

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Winter Is The Season To Visit Australia's Best Wine Regions And Cellar Doors

21/07/2017

‘Tis the season to visit cellar doors and taste wine right across Australia. Nothing warms the cockles like a glass of wine and there’s no time like the present to hit cellar doors and sip the good stuff. During winter, winemakers scrub the juice from their weathered fingers, hang up...

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Blue Skies, Balmy Nights: Why Winter Is The Best Time To Visit Kununurra In Australia's Top End

21/07/2017

WATCH: Lyndon from Discovery Parks – Lake Kununurra take us for a spin on Lake Kununurra and give us some local fishing tips.  It’s the dead of winter and across Australia people are waking up to frosty windscreens and a high chance of rain. Not in Australia’s Top End. Here,...

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