OAKS HOTELS BLOG

Enjoy an insiders view on all of our favourite travel destinations in our Oaks Hotels Blog. 

  • Brisbane is a mecca for kids this summer

    02 Oct 2016

    There is no shortage of family fun in Brisbane. From parks and waterfront attractions to the state’s cultural highlights, this summer is sure shaping up to be fun for families! Read More

  • Thrill Seeking in the Hunter Valley

    30 Sep 2016

    Forget the cheese and wine get your adrenaline pumping in the Hunter Valley instead. We have curated a list of the most awesome adventure experiences in the region. Read More

  • Broome on a Budget

    19 Sep 2016

    Broome is an ideal family-friendly holiday destination, which can be enjoyed at any time of the year. With a myriad of low-cost activities to keep the whole family entertained, we’ve picked our top experiences for families looking to add Broome to their bucket list. Read More

  • Townsville the secret holiday gem

    16 Sep 2016

    Queensland’s second largest city is blessed with over 320 days of sunshine a year, making it the perfect year-round holiday destination. Savvy families are quickly discovering that this beautiful city, home of the famous North Queensland Cowboys, boasts not only a wealth of natural beauty, but also presents as a family friendly break with plenty of activities on offer! Read More

  • World Class Wine in the Gibbston Valley

    21 Aug 2016

    Less than half an hour from Oaks Shores and Oaks Club Resort, in Queenstown is a wine region which is amongst the finest in the world. With over 75 wineries, and popularly known for its Pinot Noir, the only way to explore the Gibbston Valley is via a tour because there is no way you will be driving home! Read More

  • Explore the Sunshine Coasts food bowl

    09 Aug 2016

    The Sunshine Coast is already blessed with beautiful beaches, an idyllic year round climate and a verdant hinterland, but it is also winning acclaim as one of Australia’s most popular food bowls. Read More

  • Antique road trip from Melbourne

    06 Aug 2016

    A weekend in the Mornington Peninsula is always a good idea and with an antique trail to follow around Victoria’s glorious southeast - wining, dining and finding has become the road trip du jour. Heading out along the back roads that snake across this narrow stretch of land jutting out into seas of shimmering blue, Tyabb, a sharp inhale towards the west of Mornington, is the epicentre of antiques and home to Australia’s largest antique and collectable store – The Tyabb Packing House. Read More

  • Butcher, Baker and Winemaker – Barossa Valley

    03 Aug 2016

    Comprising of two valleys, one being the Barossa and the other Eden Valley, this region is famous throughout the world for producing wines from such notable labels as Penfolds, Henschke, Wolf Blass and Peter Lehmann to name but a few. With a distinctively Mediterranean heritage, largely left over from the early European settlers, and a climate that mirrors the famous Med’s own, The Barossa has developed a distinctive regional cuisine that is buoyed by the famous vines but also the fresh local produce that sprouts so readily in this rich fertile landscape. Read More

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