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Northern Rivers, NSW

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Northern Rivers Region, New South Wales has Budget Motels to make your holiday experience an affordable and comfortable one!

Cradled between the fertile river valleys of the NSW North Coast, the Northern Rivers is a lush region of World Heritage rainforest, delicious local produce and spectacular waterways. Explore its delights by skippering a houseboat on the Tweed, kayaking the Clarence or taking a scenic drive.

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With rich hinterland and spectacular coast, the Byron Bay region is famous for beaches and natural beauty, such as the magnificent Minyon Falls. Taste delicious local produce at The Farm, a wonderful paddock to plate experience. Kids will love Tropical Fruit World in the Tweed Valley.

Cruise or kayak among the beautiful estuaries, gorgeous beaches and World Heritage wilderness of the Tweed Valley. Stop at coastal Kingscliff or relax on Cabarita Beach, renowned for its surf events and beachside hotel. Visit Mount Warning in idyllic Wollumbin National Park, where the remnants of an ancient volcano rise dramatically from the forest.

Soak up the laid back culture of Yamba, known for its top surf breaks, beautiful beaches and plentiful prawns. See the historic town of Grafton come alive with colour during the jacaranda season in October. Then go in search of outdoor adventures in the hinterland where you can try kayaking, fishing and camping along the Clarence River.

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New England North West

New England North West, NSW Australia has Budget Motels to make your holiday experience an affordable and comfortable one!

The Armidale region boasts spectacular waterfalls, gorges, world-heritage national parks, cool-climate vineyards and a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage. Canyoning, mountain biking, birdwatching, trout fishing and other outdoor adventures take on an exciting new dimension up high. And you’ll be delighted all over again when you come inside to discover our galleries, museums, fine food and wine.

Explore World Heritage national parks, go wine tasting at cool-climate wineries and be awed by Australia’s second-highest waterfall. The picturesque Armidale area, in the beautiful New England High Country, promises an action-packed adventure, with many wonderful things to do.

Halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, getting to the vibrant city of Armidale is easy by road, rail or air. The charming towns of GuyraWalcha and Uralla are all an easy drive from Armidale, and close to waterfalls, deep gorges, marvellous rivers, ancient rainforest and abundant wildlife.

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Another great touring route is Thunderbolts Way, named after the colonial bushranger Captain Thunderbolt. You’ll find plenty of places to stay and fun events in the Armidale area, as well as great food and wine experiences, from cellar doors to tours, farmers markets and festivals.

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Murray, New South Wales

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Murray Region, New South Wales has Budget Motels to make your holiday experience an affordable and comfortable one!

Running along the southern edge of NSW, the Murray region is full of stories. About the river, the land and the people who live there. It’s a place where great food is a part of everyday life and the drinks are one of a kind. Where you’ll want to spend as much time as you can outdoors, where the natural beauty will take your breath away, and where you’ll be inspired by fascinating history and culture. In The Murray, you can share a meal, an experience and an adventure. Because the best things in life are better when they’re shared.

The Murray region is brimming with farms, vineyards and artisan producers. There’s a delicious experience at every turn from picking your own berries to gourmet food trails and paddock to plate dining. Eat lunch by the river or in the shade of an olive grove, then taste boutique wines and sip whisky in a century-old flour mill.

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Lake Mulwala is an unforgettable sight with its majestic and ghostly river red gums, and offers a range of activities for visitors and locals alike.

Both sides of the lake have attractive foreshores that provide a year-round recreation area, including picnic and barbecue facilities, walking tracks, waterslides, playgrounds, a skate park, swimming pools and a splash park.  Species found in the area include Murray Cod, Trout Cod, Golden Perch (Yellow Belly), Silver Perch, and Murray Crayfish.

Murray River Paddlesteamers operate from the Port of Echuca located just 2.5 hours drive from Melbourne’s CBD. The company operate the iconic PS Emmylou, PS Canberra and Pride of the Murray.

The spectacular paddlesteamer, the PS Emmylou, the world’s only wood-fired cruising paddlesteamer was recently relaunched following a specially designed luxury upgrade and fit out.

Taking passengers for the first time through some of the most pristine and intact ecological forests, to places of geographic, historic and Aboriginal cultural significance, PS Emmylou will travel along the Murray River to world heritage wetlands, and the world’s largest red gum forest.

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Midlands, Tasmania

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Midlands, Tasmania has Budget Motels to make your holiday experience an affordable and comfortable one!

Although it’s possible to drive via the Midlands from Launceston to Hobart, it is recommended that you allow much more time to explore the region rather than just passing through otherwise you will miss out on so much.

Known as the Heritage Highway, time moves slowly in these parts and you’re encouraged to do the same. Relax and unwind as you enjoy taking in the quaint colonial towns and delightful villages home to English trees, stone bridges, church spires and Georgian cottages. Take the time to truly soak up the beauty and history of the Tasmanian Midlands, you’ll be glad you did.

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Tasmania’s central highlands, consisting of a series of mountains and lakes in the Great Western Tiers range, are largely contained in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park. The spectacular World Heritage-listed scenery and easy bushwalks around Cradle Mountain make it Tasmania’s most popular destination.

Lake St. Clair, gouged out of the rock by glaciers, is over 200 metres deep and is a popular fishing and camping site. The Lakes region is a trout fishing paradise, with Great Lake and Arthurs Lake being particularly popular.

Many midlands towns possess historic value, having been created as stopping points where travellers between Hobart and Launceston could rest and change horses. There are many craft shops, making midlands towns well worth a detour when travelling.

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Mid North, South Australia

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Mid North, South Australia has Budget Motels to make your holiday experience an affordable and comfortable one!

South Australia is bursting with culture, wildlife encounters, exceptional food and wine, events and entertainment. Taste your way through world-famous wine regions only minutes away from Adelaide, soak up the sun at picture-perfect beaches, get up-close and personal with sea lions, dolphins, koalas and kangaroos at wildlife parks and in crystal-clear waters, join the party at our immersive festivals and events or spend the night exploring a thriving restaurant and bar scene. There’s a world of experiences right at your fingertips – do it all in South Australia.

The Mid-North is a most beautiful region of SA as it magically transforms from the incredible wine, wheat, barley, livestock and copper district at the northern end of the Mount Lofty Ranges to the gateway of the outback at the Southern Flinders Ranges. Australia’s first (and largest) copper towns were founded in the Mid-North after those tendering to livestock found vast areas of mineral outcrops in the region. Following livestock and mining came vineyards and crops. The west of the Mid-North is bordered by Spencer Gulf, an extremely healthy seafood haven.

Historic towns aplenty lie within this district (Kapunda, Burra, Clare, Peterborough, Jamestown, Peterborough, Pt Pirie, Pt Augusta, Melrose, Laura and Pt Germein are just a few of many) and each and every one of them steeped in history. A wonderful region to visit and 4 days minimum is recommended.

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Prior to European settlement, Ngadjuri people occupied the area, together with Kaurna in the south and Nukunu along the eastern coast of Spencer Gulf. European recognition of the area dates back to 1838–39 with the naming of the Hutt River after William Hutt of the South Australian Association by William Hill; in 1839 Edward John Eyre named the Broughton River for the first Church of England bishop of Australia. The area through which these rivers and their tributaries flow around Clare forms the approximate geographic centre of the region.

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Limestone Coast

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Limestone Coast, South Australia has Budget Motels to make your holiday experience an affordable and comfortable one!

The Limestone Coast is home to some of South Australia’s most spectacular natural wonders and world-famous wagyu beef. In the heart of Mount Gambier discover the aptly-named Blue Lake, the underground oasis, Umpherston Sinkhole or a New Orleans-style jazz club. Snorkel or dive the crystal-clear waters of the Kilsby Sinkhole or Piccaninnie Ponds or snuggle up under a blanket full of stars. Top it off with wine from over 40 cellar stunning cellar doors.

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The Limestone Coast has jaw-dropping natural wonders, lush wine country, sprawling sandy-white beaches and unique experiences to spark your curiosity. A world of wonder awaits in South Australia’s south east, the perfect destination for a weekend getaway or stop over when driving the Southern Ocean Drive from Melbourne to Adelaide .

Explore the Limestone Coast region’s towns including Mount Gambier, Naracoorte, Robe, Coonawarra and Penola. Taste world-famous wagyu and succulent seafood, sip your way around the famed Coonawarra wine region, take time to smell the flowers in an underground garden oasis, hunt for glow in the dark mushrooms or step back in time and into prehistoric caves.

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Clare Valley, South Australia

Clare Valley, South Australia has Budget Motels to make your holiday experience an affordable and comfortable one!

Escape to the charmingly secluded Clare Valley and disappear into a weekend of intimate discovery. Hide away in a quaint little bed and breakfast or venture out to explore the rolling countryside. You’ll fall in love with the Valley’s inviting country pubs and possibly each other all over again. Find the magic, and a little romance, in the Clare Valley.

With its unique mix of gourmet food, boutique wine experiences, breathtaking scenery, including the iconic riesling trail and rich heritage, the Clare Valley is full of delight, no matter how often you return.

From wine to the edge of the Outback, Clare Valley has something for everyone. 

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You’ll find more than 50 cellar doors between the towns of Auburn and Clare, along a stunning 40km corridor. Five-star wineries are scattered throughout the Clare Valley; its signature wine, Riesling, is among the world’s best. When looking for awarded cellar doors, visit the towns of Clare, Sevenhill, Watervale, Mintaro, Auburn and Polish Hill River.

Pick up a gourmet picnic basket from one of many wineries or stop at a farm gate store and buy direct from the producer. Top it all off with lunch at Skillogalee, Terroir Auburn or Seed Winehouse, enjoying beautiful views over the valley.

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Central Victoria

Central Victoria has Budget Motels to make your holiday experience an affordable and comfortable one!

Delve into the past while celebrating the future in the diverse and dynamic Goldfields region.

Home to iconic museums and renowned art galleries, wildlife parks, farmers’ markets and lush gardens, the Goldfields are just waiting to be explored. Hear stories from Victoria’s golden age at Sovereign Hill and the Central Deborah Gold Mine, and learn about the famous Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat. See inspiring local artworks and blockbuster exhibits, shop for antiques in quaint villages, and wander through tranquil botanic gardens, lakeside parks and rambling Australian bushland.

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At Central Deborah Gold Mine you have the unique opportunity to descend underground and explore a real gold mine that successfully operated during the gold rush boom, extracting 929 kilograms of gold.  How far underground will you go 61, 85 or 228 metres?

The Golden Dragon Museum is Victoria’s first accredited museum and it beautifully presents processional regalia, carved furniture and costumes embroidered with gold bullion thread. Artefacts date as far back as the Shang Dynasty 1600 – 1026BC.

Experience a living history of the Chinese people in Bendigo, from the gold rush of the 1850’s to the present day, at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Australia.

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Yarra Valley, Victoria

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Yarra Valley, Victoria has Budget Motels to make your holiday experience an affordable and comfortable one!

Travel through rolling hills strung with vines, secluded natural valleys set against blue mountain backdrops and lush greenery and pastures, past towering trees and pristine rivers to verdant villages like Marysville and Warburton. Dine in style and marvel at the profundity of fresh local produce at tables in Healesville and Yarra Glen.

Visit Healesville Sanctuary wildlife park, home to native Australian birds and animals like platypus, koalas, Tasmanian devils, lyrebirds, echidnas and more.

Take an early morning balloon flight, meet passionate food and wine producers, and encounter a platypus at Healesville Sanctuary in the Yarra Valley. Wander the walking trails, meander the villages and discover the hidden delights of the Dandenong Ranges among its scenic winding roads, abundant artist studios, craft stores and renowned gardens. 

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Southern Highlands, NSW

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Southern Highlands has Budget Motels to make your holiday experience an affordable and comfortable one!

From colonial heritage and cool-climate wines to spectacular waterfalls and wonderful national parks, the Southern Highlands makes for a great Country NSW escape. Rolling hills and unspoilt bushland are a fitting backdrop to explore the region’s charming country towns and villages.

This picturesque destination is perfect for day trips, weekend breaks and longer holidays. The drive from Sydney to Bowral – the largest town in the Southern Highlands – is 90 minutes and under two hours from Canberra. You can also travel by train. There’s many tours and things to do.

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The region’s towns, cellar doors and natural wonders are all within easy driving distance of each other. Pick up maps and invaluable local knowledge from the Southern Highlands Welcome Centre in Mittagong, a pretty town with fine colonial buildings and specialty stores.

Bowral is home to the annual Tulip Time Festival and the Bradman Museum and International Cricket Hall of Fame, which commemorates legendary Australian cricketer Sir Donald Bradman. A short drive southwest is the village of Berrima, with its convict-built Surveyor General Inn.

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