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Romantic Things to do in Brisbane

There’s so many ways Valentine’s Day can be enjoyed around the country, and Brisbane is in the enviable position of being one Australian capital city that’s got something for everyone wanting to celebrate this love-filled time of year, regardless of budget.

Choice Hotels Big Things Tour of Australia – Part 9

Gold Coast, QLD
So far we’ve travelled close to 12,000 kilometres through 7 states and territories past snow covered ski fields, scorching deserts and stunning coastline. We’ve visited countless towns and numerous big things, some that make your jaw drop and others that make you wonder why.

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.

Unique Things to do for Your Anniversary

Hot Air Ballooning
Thinking of something unique to do each year to mark that special day you met or married is no mean feat. We’ve put our thinking caps on and come up with some great anniversary ideas that will make your anniversary amazing.

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.

Bendigo – Five Things to See & Do

Bendigo, VIC
A short ninety minute drive from Melbourne, the beautiful streets of Bendigo were created during the gold rush era and maintain the charm of the period to this day. The regional town is vibrant and friendly with an abundance of things to do and see. Here are our 5 must see things in Bendigo.

The Five Best Caves in Australia

Jenolan Caves, NSW
Australia is home to a vast number of subterraneous caves, many of which are open to the public. Here’s the Choice Hotels top five caves in Australia.

Choice Hotels ‘Big Things’ Tour of Australia Part 8

Sunshine Coast
These final stretches of the Big Things Tour of Australia are by far the busiest with Big Things popping up left, right and centre between here and Sydney – the start and finish point of the tour. The warm climate and the tropical surrounds are an added bonus on this part of the tour.

Top 10 Things to do in Sydney

Sydney Harbour
Sydney is one very big city with a lot going on, so choosing which things to do and see when you visit can be laborious and time consuming. So, we’ve done the research and put together our list of the top 10 things to do in Sydney so you don’t have to.