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Take a Break, Take Some Time out in Toowoomba

Winter blues getting you down? Tired of battling the unrelenting winter elements and desperately seeking the solace of a weekend getaway? Then look no further than the sunshine state and the Garden City of Toowoomba.

Have a Whale of a Time this Winter at Hervey Bay!

As winter creeps its way back into our lives, it could be time to migrate to the warmer climes of Southern Queensland’s Fraser Coast to experience a hidden gem and one of Australia’s best natural holiday locations. The jewel in Queensland’s crown, peaceful and picturesque Hervey Bay has attracted holiday makers for over a century, and is the ideal winter break destination for those in the southern states who are in desperate need of some respite from winter. Not only will you enjoy the warm weather but there are also many things to do in Hervey Bay to keep you busy. Best known as the humpback whale watching capital of the world and the gateway to the world’s largest sand island, Fraser Island, Hervey Bay is a must for any bucket list. Boasting an idyllic climate, seemingly endless kilometres of beaches, an abundance of water based activities as well as a vast range of tourist attractions and activities for all ages, Hervey Bay truly is a world class destination just waiting to be explo

Swan Hill Activities & Attractions

Swan Hill is located on the banks on the mighty Murray River, in northern Victoria and there are heaps of Swan Hill activities and attractions for everyone to enjoy.

Family Holidays in Phillip Island

Phillip Island is a great place for a family holiday – there’s heaps of Phillip Island attractions to keep kids (big and little) entertained!

Shake your Shamrock Sydney Style this St. Patrick’s Day!

The third weekend of March can mean only one thing – St. Patrick’s Day! So don your finest greenery, shamrock shades and novelty hat and take to the streets of Sydney for an unforgettable weekend of fun filled, green tinted celebrations.

Top 10 Things to do in Melbourne

In a city the size of Melbourne you’re never short of things to see and do, but if you’re only there for a quick visit you want to make sure you see the best the city has to offer. Here are the Choice Hotels’ top 10 things to do in Melbourne. We hope you agree!

Top Regional Towns in Victoria

Apollo Bay, VIC
There are literally over 1000 towns in Victoria, but as they say not all towns were created equal! Here’s the Choice Hotels’ top 5 Victorian towns to visit and what makes them so special.

Festivals and Art Events in Mildura

Country Music Festival
With a population of over 51,000 people Mildura, a thriving arts community and the perfect conditions for agriculture and wine making, Mildura has become a centre for festivals and arts events, with a growing number of one off and annual events on its social calendar. Here’s the Choice Hotels pick of things to do in Mildura.

The Best Zoos in Regional Australia

Giraffe at Zoo
Let’s face it – everyone loves a zoo and with around 80 zoos in Australia to visit, Australian’s are spoilt for choice! Of course every major city has a great zoo, such as Sydney’s spectacular Taronga Zoo considered one of the most beautiful zoos in the world, but it’s often the small regional zoos in Australia that provide the most unique and intimate zoo experiences. Here’s the Choice Hotels’ top 5 zoos in regional Australia.

The Great Alpine Road Victoria

Winding through hidden valleys, through lush forests, past towering mountains and rolling fields, the Great Alpine Road is one of Australia’s most popular touring drives and is the highest year round accessible sealed road in Australia.