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Have you heard the BIG news? To celebrate our 18th birthday, Wotif has given Australia its newest and juiciest Big Thing – the Big Melon in Chinchilla, QLD. Some of the team were lucky enough to go to Chinchilla for the grand unveiling. Here are some highlights from an amazing couple of days. The Big …

You might not have heard of Chinchilla, but this friendly Queensland town is an Aussie must-visit – especially for watermelon fans. In fact, it’s Australia’s melon capital, producing many of Australia’s watermelons, rockmelons, and honeydew (ie: the best parts of your fruit salad). But there’s more to Chinchilla than just great melons. Mayor (and Big …

Kingaroy is Australia’s Peanut capital, but you’re nuts if you think that’s all there is to this charming Queensland destination. Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen’s hometown is home to awesome wineries, excellent local produce, and a fantastic observatory. It’s also a quick 30-minute drive from Coomba Falls, which is perfect for picnics and day trips. But that’s just …

What is it that makes a great high tea? Is it the promise of fluffy scones with Chantilly cream? Perhaps it’s the bottomless cups of tea and bubbly? Or maybe it’s the luxurious setting? Let’s be honest – it’s probably all of the above. But just to be sure, we went and tested some of …

Well, it’s that time of year again. It’s State of Origin – when QLD and NSW battle it out to find out which state (or at least which 17 Rugby League players) reigns supreme. It’s a time of fierce competition, but the rivalry doesn’t end when the series does. For you see, Queenslanders and New …

Well, it’s that time of year again. It’s State of Origin – when QLD and NSW battle it out to find out which state (or at least which 17 Rugby League players) reigns supreme. It’s a time of fierce competition, but the rivalry doesn’t end when the series does. For you see, Queenslanders and New …

Contrary to what the movies tell you, you don’t need to head to a far-flung overseas destination to have a romantic getaway with your love. If you’re around Brisbane, there are plenty of love nests for couples looking to escape the daily grind. Here are our top five passion picks. Sofitel on the Gold Coast …

Theme parks, beaches, and so much more. Get inspired by our list of epic Gold Coast must-dos. 1. Scare yourself silly exploring all five levels of Dracula’s Haunted House. 2. See Australia’s largest collection of surfboards and surf memorabilia at Surf World Museum. 3. Not just your favourite childhood toy – glowworms are real and …

Here’s the deal. We know that 67%**of Aussies view a local holiday as an opportunity to reinvest in the local economy and support regional communities. We do too, so we wanted to give you some AUS-spiration to help you get out there and see the best that this great nation has to offer. So, we …

With Australia Day just around the corner, we decided to answer a very important question: which are the must-see Australian towns for 2018? With 49% of Aussies looking to make their next trip a local one**, and two thirds of Australians seeing domestic travel as a way to reinvest in the local economy**, it was …