OAKS HOTELS BLOG

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

  • Top Day Trips from Adelaide

    12 Dec 2017

    From the seaside town of Glenelg to tasting your way through the Barossa Valley, there are so many day trips that are only a stone's throw away from Adelaide. Read More

  • Top 10 Things to do in Port Stephens this Winter

    18 May 2017

    While Port Stephens is better known for our beautiful blue waters, beaches and summer holidays, it’s a region brimming with activities making it an ideal winter getaway destination as well. Read More

  • Two World Heritage listed natural wonders from one idyllic vantage point

    16 Jan 2017

    The coastal town of Port Douglas boasts what is arguably an unbeatable ‘two for one’ offer for travellers. It is the only place in the world where two World Heritage listed sites are situated adjacent to each other. 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

  • Getting to Know Gladstone

    18 Jul 2016

    Recognised as the heart of the Southern Great Barrier Reef, the Gladstone region also stands on its own two feet as a leisure destination in its own right, famous for sailing, fishing and diving. With activities that take you from the sand and surf to coral cays and mountain tops all in a day’s travels, there’s something to appeal to everyone, from nature lovers, to turtle enthusiasts and adventurers. Read More

  • Exploring the Daintree Rainforest

    13 Apr 2016

    As the only place in the world where two World Heritage listed sites co-exist, Port Douglas is not only beautiful, but also a haven for reef and rainforest adventures to suit every type of traveller and taste. Here are five must-try tips for your next visit to the tropical paradise that locals affectionately call “Port”. Read More

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