Here’s some Easter ideas

The Whitsundays is gaining popularity with international visitors.
The Whitsundays is gaining popularity with international visitors. TOURISM QUEENSLAND

EASTER is the ideal time for some family bonding.

For many, that means heading to your favourite camping spot and pitching a tent for four straight days of R&R.

But fickle weather, highway traffic snarls and thousands of people with the same idea turn others off the Great Outdoors.

This year, why not try an adventure of a different kind?

We have compiled some great Easter travel deals that don’t involve canvas, sleeping bags, tent pegs or a car load of groceries and boardgames.

Island deals

IF you’re heading to Fraser Island this Easter, try these island deals.

Kingfisher Bay Hotel Resort and Villa accommodation is on sale for $88 per person per night, twin-share, in a hotel resort room or triple share in a two-bedroom villa.

Call Kingfisher Bay Resort on 1800 072 555, email or visit

Special offers

CAMBODIA is rich in culture and history and home to breathtakingly beautiful archaeological sites and warm, welcoming people.

The sleepy Buddhist nation of Laos is also a veritable delight. And a cruise on the Mekong River is not to be missed.

For more information, visit

Harbour cruise

TAKE the kids on a Sydney Harbour cruise for free during the Easter school holidays with Captain Cook Cruises.

Hop from one Sydney Harbour famous attraction to another with an all-day “hop-on, hop-off” pass with the Harbour Express.

Family escapes

FAMILIES can have more fun for less this Easter with Crowne Plaza’s Family Escapes Package offering accommodation, breakfast for the whole family and children can eat free.

The Easter escape package is available at Crowne Plaza hotels in Darling Harbour, Canberra, Hunter Valley, Coogee Beach and Terrigal.

For details or to book, call 1300 661 085 or visit


SPEND your Easter holidays relaxing in the beautiful Whitsundays with a great new deal from Daydream Island Resort and Spa.

The Eggscellent Easter Special includes four nights of accommodation in a Garden Balcony Room for $145 per person per night, twin-share. Phone 1800 075 040 or visit the website at

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