Flying into Mackay, you just know you’re in Queensland. The turquoise blue water of the Coral Sea sparkling beneath you gradually gives way to long stretches of white sandy beaches and great swathes of emerald green sugar cane fields. Mackay is renowned as the cane
Are you keen to discover some of the best cultural destinations in Australia and New Zealand? Here's a list of 5 top under-the-radar arts and culture hot spots. From amazing sculptures in both the outback and in one of Australia’s prominent wine regions, vibrant festival celebrations
There’s no doubt that walking is the new holiday black, as Aussies set out in ever increasing numbers to get off the grid and explore some of the country’s most stunning natural landscapes under their own steam. Winter is a great time to do a
As we get deeper into the Australian winter, it’s to be expected that those from the southern states will make a beeline for Queensland to get their mid-year dose of sunshine. With cities like Townsville and the Gold Coast boasting as many as 300 sunny
Are you looking for somewhere new to take your kids these school holidays? Somewhere that’s fun but also a little bit different to where you’ve been before? Read on for a guide to some of Australia’s lesser known family holiday destinations. Choice Hotels has fabulous
In the heat of the Australian summer, dreaming is about all you can do when it comes to enjoying a white Christmas. However, increasing numbers of Aussies and Kiwis are also choosing to get festive in the middle of winter. It’s known as Christmas in
Tamworth’s annual Country Music Festival is renowned as a family-friendly event, and there’s plenty on offer throughout the festival to keep all ages entertained. But anytime is a good time to plan a family getaway to this relaxed regional city in northeast New South Wales.
Queenstown is the gateway to Tasmania’s wild and woolly West Coast, and there’s definitely a wild west vibe that emanates from this rugged mining town. We've got the perfect accommodation option for you at the Comfort Inn Gold Rush. Book your stay at ChoiceHotels.com.
Surrounded by mountain
There’s so much about Kalgoorlie that will come as a surprise for first-time visitors. From the city’s double-barrel title (it’s officially known as Kalgoorlie-Boulder), to the incredible trove of period architecture dating back to the gold rush of the late 1800s, prepare to be amazed
We’ve listed the major School holidays in Victoria and term dates to help your family pre-plan short trips and weekend getaways. For every term, explore different regional locations in Victoria. Make sure you book your stay at ChoiceHotels.com to get the best value.
VIC Term 1