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May 18 2011

Holidays in Australia


Holidays in Australia

Public Holidays in Australia

For accurate information of Public Holidays in all Australian States, these links should provide the official dates:

School Holidays and School Term Dates in Australia

Each of the Australian States set their own school terms and holiday dates, and they are often at slightly different times in the different States. Sometimes a week or so different starting and finishing term times..

The actual State School Term and Holiday dates for each State can be found at:

Private and Independent schools often have slightly different dates, normally starting a bit earlier or ending a bit later.

An example of this is in Queensland, where the summer holiday starts on Dec 13th in the State schools, some Private schools start on Dec 6th.

Last Minute Holidays

Here are some links for low priced Local Holiday Accommodation ideas if you are going to book last minute.

Australian Capital City Tourism Websites

Australian State Tourism Websites

 

Overseas Holiday Ideas from Australia

Where do the Australians go to on their normal overseas holidays ?

Europe is a popular destination, although a bit expensive at times, but many will take breaks in the Asia Pacific region at place such as:

Travel Links

Caravan/Resort Park Holidays

The Major Theme Parks

The Qld/NSW border area has some very well known Theme parks:

There are also others such as:

  • Paradise Country, home of the ultimate Australiana farm experience, also at the Gold Coast. And the
  • Australian Outback Spectacular, opened in early 2006, a unique and exciting show capturing the grandeur of the Australian Outback.

If you are living in the area, check out the Annual Ticket prices:
eg: (2016) $109.99 12 months entry to 3 parks of your choice: Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World, Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast or Paradise Country.

Where to stay near Dream World, Queensland, Australia

Coomera Motor Inn
Dream World Parkway, Coomera, QLD
31 rooms right next to Dream World, close to Movie world, wet’n’wild, sea world
http://www.coomeramotorinn.com.au

Blue Mountains

Other Things to Do

  • Whale watching around Hervey Bay and Fraser Island, Queensland, is very popular between late July and early November, when humpback whales frequent the calm and temperate waters in the area, on their annual migration.
    Whale watching tours can be found for around $100 per adult.

Gold Coast Tourist ideas

A Tiger Moth Joy Flight
Aquaduck Tours
Australia Zoo Self Drive Tour
Australian Kayaking Adventures
Australian Outback Spectacular
Beach Trekkers
Bungy Jump
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
David Fleay Wildlife Park
Dolphin Wild’s Moreton Island Cruise
Dracula’s Cabaret Restaurant
Dreamworld
Extreme Jetboating
Flycoaster
Gold Coast ATV Adventures
Gold Coast Motorcycle Tours
Gold Coast Turf Club
Haunted House
Jet Ski Safaris
Jetboat Extreme
King Tutts Putt Putt
Le Mans Kart Racing
Leisure Marine Charters
Mirage Boat Hire
Mud Crab Cruise
O’Reilly’s Rainforest Guesthouse
Paradise Jet Boating
Plan B Party Tours
Putt Putt Golf
QDeck
RaceNutz Megastore
Sea World
Seabreeze Sports
Shane’s Watersports World
Skirmish – Paintball Shooting Game
Sling Shot
South Stradbroke Island Resort
Sunrise Parasail
The Shooting Centre
Thunderbird Park
Tiki Boat Hire
Timezone
Tropical Fruit World
Tweed Endeavour Cruises
Vomatron
Warner Bros. Movie World
Wax Museum
Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World
Whales in Paradise
WhiteWater World
Wyndham Cruises






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