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What's Old in the Big Volcano? 

Stack 2006

For current updates see What's New in th Big Volcano?

11 December, 2006

Tropical Coast Retreat 2 self contained couples only ensuite spa suites, with ocean and hinterland views. 3rd guest apartment suit up to 4 adults, with poolside and ocean views. Swimming pool, outdoor spa, sauna, 4 hole golf course, fruit orchard, rainforest and walking track. Massage, beauty and pampering treatments available.

Pottsville Beach Motel.  New photos!  In the heart of Pottsville and just 150 metres to the beach, the 3 star motel is an ideal holiday getaway or stopover for families, with clean, spacious and modern rooms (some with full kitchens), children's play area, picnic garden, BBQ and swimming pool.

30 November, 2006

Mullumbimby Cottage.  Just 20 minutes leisurely and scenic drive to Byron Bay, Joy's Mullumbimby Cottage is the place to stay for holiday makers with dog (and cat) travelling companions.  A home away from home, the ground floor cottage unit is fully self contained, with 2 bedrooms, kitchen and a magnificent sunken spa bath ... perfect for a luxurious soak after a day out exploring the region.

28 November, 2006

Torokina Holiday Cottages.  New photos.  Choose from the original Torokina Farm Cottage with B&B or self cater, at a private 3 bedroom colonial cottage, on a hill overlooking sugar cane fields, or enjoy the lure of sun, sand 'n surf at Torokina Beach House beachside holiday rental (dogs permitted) at Fingal Head.  Either way, it's the ideal way to relax and unwind on your holiday break.

Attunga Park Country Retreat.  Set in the peace and tranquility of an 81 acre property, Attunga offers private couples only cabins with ensuite double spa bathroom, and self contained cottage accommodation, just 10 minutes drive to Murwillumbah. Meal Hampers also available.

25 October, 2006

North Coast Holidays.  Choose from Grandview on Shelly. 2 bedroom deluxe apartments with ocean views overlooking Shelly Beach, as well as Ballina and hinterland vistas.  Ideal family holiday accommodation for weekly and longer holiday rentals, or try Oceania on Kingscliff , on the Tweed Coast. A stylish and spacious luxury 3 bedroom penthouse directly opposite the beach, with stunning ocean and hinterland views, with midweek and weekend specials available and suitable for weekly and longer holiday rentals.  Both options are ideal for corporate secondments and relocations to the Northern Rivers.

Byron Bay Rainforest Resort. Web site makeover with new look and photos!   A serene retreat where you can escape to relax and revitalize, with just 9 cabins for couples, and a more relaxed guesthouse for backpackers and friends travelling together; it's just 300 metres walk through unspoiled coastal rainforest to the sparkling clear waters and white sand beaches of the Pacific Ocean. Excellent wheelchair access and dogs welcome.

Three Figs Farmstay A peaceful, private, seperate, fully self contained unit with 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and lounge room, fully furnished to ensure your stay is comfortable and enjoyable. Take in the country views, fresh air, and the sights and sounds of nature.   Sleeps 1-6 people.

5 October, 2006

New photos.  Conveniently located at Kangaroo Point, City Star Motor Inn in Brisbane, has 45 spotlessly clean and comfortable ensuite rooms, ranging from $75 to $150 per night.  Choose from single, double, twin share, triple share, or two bedroom family suites. Close to major hospitals, the CBD, the Gabba, and Southbank.

23 August, 2006

Seminars for Eyesight Education Natural VISION Improvement two day (12 hour) weekend workshops. Next workshop Saturday 14th & sunday 15th 2006.  Book your vision improvement workshop place now!

19 August, 2006

Drifters Holiday Village.  Site yupdated, now with booking form and new photos.  Accomodation ranging from luxury cabins to powered and unpowered caravan and camp sites at Kingscliff on the Tweed Coast, just south of Tweed Heads.

14 August, 2006

Pottsville Beach Motel.  In the heart of Pottsville and just 150 metres to the beach, the 3 star motel is an ideal holiday getaway or stopover for families, with clean, spacious and modern rooms (some with full kitchens), children's play area, BBQ, swimming pool and licensed restaurant.

9 August, 2006

Mount Warning B&B Retreat Updated to domain web site with more information and new photos!  Just 5 kilometres drive from Mount Warning National Park, choose from camping, self cater or full B&B options.  Perfect for hikers, bird watchers, canoeists and swimmers, or just relax in an idyllic setting on 5 acres, with Tweed River frontage.

Seminars for Eyesight Education Learn how to maintain and improve your eyesight with Natural VISION Improvement techniques which have proved effective worldwide for reducing eyesight problems like shortsightedness, longsightedness, old age reading blur, astigmatism, wandering eye, squint, visual strain, etc..  Eyecare in the  Workplace, and Weekend Workshops, Classes and Private Sessions available.

Hanging Rock Chalets.  Self contained cabins in the Gold Coast hinterland, ideal for a midweek or weekend getaway for couples or that long awaited family holiday, Hanging Rock offers excellent bushwalking and birdwatching opportunities while still being convenient to the attractions of the Gold Coast.  Now Advanced Ecotourism Accredited by the Ecotourism Association of Australia (EAA), having gained recognition for their commitment to ecologically sustainable operations.

INTEGRAL YOGA ~ Holiday Retreats - Bali Yoga Retreat. All inclusive Bali Holiday Retreat, Ulun Carik, Bali October 1 - October 8, 2006. Daily yoga sessions, cuisine based on ayurvedic principles, pampering, massage, tours and more.

Berger Houseboats .  Whether it's a group celebrating together, a weekend getaway or a school holiday break, we have the houseboat for your holiday. From Runaway Bear with 2-4 berths, through to the luxurious Image Anne with 2-12 berths, one of our boats is sure to suit your needs.

29 June, 2006

Conveniently located at Kangaroo Point, City Star Motor Inn, has 45 spotlessly clean and comfortable ensuite rooms, ranging from $75 to $150 per night.  Choose from single, double, twin share, triple share, or two bedroom family suites. Close to major hospitals, the CBD, the Gabba, and Southbank.

14 June, 2006

Bundaleer Retreat, located less than 10 minutes drive to both Byron Bay and Lennox Head, offers bungalow style couples only accommodation, in a delightful on 15 acres of coastal heath, opposite coastal reserve land, at Broken Head.

12 June, 2006

Mountain Trek Adventures.  The original and most experienced 4WD tour operator to the World Heritage listed National Parks of the Gold Coast hinterland. Visit Lamington, Mt Tamborine and Springbrook Plateau. See rainforests, waterfalls, wineries, arts and crafts, antiques and more.  Our tours are fun, hightly personalised and great value.

9 June, 2006

Byron Bayside Motel.  Motel studio apartments 3 minutes walk to Main Beach, modern self contained units sleep 1-6 people, with kitchens, bathrooms and laundries, daily and weekly rates, from AUD $42 per person per night twinshare and $255 per week.

5 June, 2006

Byron Bay Gliding Escape the earthly bond to soar like an eagle!  Come with us and share the excitement of discovering the hidden secrets of the sky in a motorised glider.  5 flights options from 30 minutes to more than 2 hours.   See Byron Bay, Mount Warning and our spectacular scenery the way the birds do!  From AUD $95.00 per person.

22 May, 2006

Ripples on the Creek  Cafe/Restaurant and private B&B Japanese inspired romantic cabins for couples, with double spa bath and full self catering facilities, on a working Alpaca farm, a short drive to Kyogle and Border Ranges National Park on the Lions (railway) Loop Road.  Just 60 minutes from Brisbane, it's an ideal overnight or weekend escape.

Tweed River BBQ Boat New photos!  Take a 1 day holiday away from the hussle, bussle and hassle of everyday life.  Hire a BBQ boat party pontoon, located at Murwillumbah, and enjoy a day out on the waters of the Tweed River with family and friends!

Rainforest Types of CERRA, some external links added to related rainforest resources.

North Star Holiday Resort - Jubilee Lodges: New photos!  6 berth, 4 and a half star rated holiday lodges, with 2 bedrooms, master with king size bed, 2nd bedroom with two sets of double bunks. Separate bathroom, fully equipped kitchen and open plan lounge area, air conditioning and verandah with BBQ.  Conveniently located opposite the beach and a stroll to a family safe estuary at Hastings Point, on the Tweed Coast 10 minutes south of Kingscliff and 30 minutes to Byron Bay.

Mount Warning B&B Retreat New Photos!  Services and tariffs updated.   With Tweed River access, this affordable B&B is just 5 minutes drive from Mount Warning National Park.  Self catering apartment, camping sites and outdoor hostels also available, plus guided tours, at this "home away from home" guesthouse set on 5 acres.

17 April, 2006

All towns and villages updated with "Getting Here" links to 3rd party web site which details (where available) local bus timetables, interstate coach, train and air services to these localities.

8 March, 2006

Accommodation Directory categories updated.  Apartments and Hi Rise units, Cabins, Chalets and Lodges, Guest Houses, B&B Inns and Villas, Holiday Units, Flats and Townhouses all revised, with definitions updated for the convenience of site visitors searching for their preferred type of place to stay.

Cottages, Holiday Houses and Bungalows A new category of sole dwelling, exclusive booking occupancy for guests.

  Wedding Services

3 March, 2006

 Wooyung Motel & Caravan Park Sun, surf and serenity reign supreme at this traditional family owned seaside caravan park, with powered and unpowered caravan sites, unpowered camping sites, and eco friendly 4 star cabin, in pleasant park like grounds opposite the beach and nature reserve.

Kingscliff Professionals Holiday Rentals. Kingscliff and Tweed Coast holiday rentals, cottages and apartments to suit couples, families and groups up to 7-8 people, for 3 nights or longer stays.  Choose from more than 45 properties, many with beach front, creek front or water views, and just a short stroll to the water and village amenities.

Abbiente House and Akoonah Cottages  If you are seeking luxury and the best value for money – your search is over. Abbiente House & Cottages offer luxury, comfort and beauty– regardless of your budget. Our rates and accommodation options make it possible for everyone to visit Byron Bay and share in what makes this part of the world unique.  Suit 1-6 people and pet friendly.

28 February, 2006

Byron Bay Townhouses.  3 bedroom townhouses, fully self contained, with queen and twin share rooms, private courtyards, LUGs, 5 minutes walk to beach and town centre.  Suit families and small groups.  Weekly rates available.

23 February, 2006

Gaia Retreat & Spa With full resort facilities including day spa, restaurant, swimming pool, conference/function facilities, and views that go on forever, Gaia Retreat & Spa offers a range of all inclusive, 3 nights plus, pampering and specialty lifestyle packages including massage, beauty treatments, sauna and spa, yoga, tai chi, Pilates, meditation and more.

3 February, 2006

Hastings Cove Waterfront Holiday Apartments have moved to their own domain.  The quiet family getaway on the Tweed Coast, just 150 metres to the beach. Ideal for couples and families.

Big Volcano Activities & Attractions Directory Index, Big Volcano Accommodation Directory and Big Volcano Retail and Services Directory updated with new operator listings.

Tweed River BBQ Boat Hire a BBQ boat and party pontoon located at Murwillumbah, for a day out on the water with family and friends!

Inter-Action Experiential Learning Pty Ltd Inter-Action Experiential Learning specialises in outdoor education (OE) camps, adventure based retreats, corporate training/coaching and leadership programs run from 1-10 days plus, customised to suit your requirements.

20 January 2006

EcOasis Retreat. New Photos in album and design refreshed.  Secluded architect designed studios feature extensive use of timber and glass. Enjoy private verandahs, gourmet kitchens and a truly contemporary style. Ideal for couples travelling together.  Spectacular views of Mt. Warning from your balcony or the swimming pool.  An abundance of wildlife at your front door. Nature in absolute luxury.

For prior updates, see What's Old In the Big Volcano - Stack 2005

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