Where should I stay if I am visiting from interstate?

Posted by Alessia Marrapodi | August 28, 2018

So, you have entered the Bay to Birdwood or are coming to watch and be part of the fun, and you live interstate? One of the first things you need to sort out is where you are going to stay. We recommend several great accommodation options. Motel Mount Gambier motel mt g If you’re travelling to South Australia from Victoria it is worth stopping in Mount Gambier. There are some beautiful sights to visit, such as the Blue Lake or Umpherston Sinkhole. Stay for a couple of days, experiencing all there is to offer in the South East while staying at Motel Mount Gambier. The motel is in close proximity to Mount Gambier’s CBD, major tourist attractions, restaurants and café precinct. Just an hour away, some of Australia’s most spectacular coastlines, fishing villages, wineries, national parks, forests, beaches and historic townships are waiting to be explored. If you’re on a modest budget, they have standard rooms starting from $108 per night, with all the mod cons. Looking for something a bit more special? The spa suite or superior room would be the one for you with a plush king size bed to rest your head and these rooms start from $125 per night. Plus, they also have two-bedroom family suites available if you have brought the whole family for the Bay to Birdwood event. All rooms include free WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities and 48 Free to air TV channels. Each room has its own private ensuite and a bar fridge with freezer to pack those goodies for your car trip. For bookings call: Motel Mount Gambier, (08) 8725 5800, 115 Penola Rd, Mount Gambier SA 5290 BIG4 West Beach Parks west beach parks BIG4 West Beach Parks, Holiday Park is located at the beach side location of West Beach just minutes from Glenelg and Harbour Town Shopping Centre. The park holds more than 340 caravan and tent sites, and 130 self-contained cabins ranging from standard to deluxe models. And, if you’re up for something different, the Park also offers permanent Eco-tents for the ‘glamping’ experience or as an introduction to camping. The BIG4 Holiday Park also provides direct access to picturesque West Beach, barbecue areas, an onsite café and plenty of other activities to keep the family entertained. The Splash Zone zero-depth water play area, large lagoon swimming pool, go-karts, bikes, giant jumping pillows, a games room, and play equipment is enjoyed by children, and sometimes adults that are big kids at heart. BIG4 West Beach Parks is directly across the road from the Bay to Birdwood start at Barratt Reserve. This gives you quick access for the early morning! For bookings call: BIG4 West Beach Parks (+61 8) 8355 7320 Free-call (within Australia) 1800 444 567 big4@westbeachparks.com.au West Beach Parks Resort (+61 8) 8355 7360 Free-call (within Australia) 1800 222 345 resort@westbeachparks.com.au West Beach Parks Military Road, West Beach SA 5024 Windsor Gardens Caravan Park windsor gardens Looking for somewhere to stay that is near the Second Start at Civic Park? The Windsor Gardens Caravan Park is an easy 12-minute drive to the Second Start at Civic Park, Modbury. They have a range of different styles of accommodation from powered sites starting at $85 per night to ensuite cabins from $130 per night. There is also trailer parking available. The accommodation is neat and tidy, each cabin has an en-suite, fully-equipped kitchen, dining area, lounge and car parking. Cabins include reverse cycle air-conditioning, flat screen TV & DVD player. All linen and towels are provided. For bookings call: Windsor Gardens Caravan Park (08) 8261 1091 78 Windsor Grove, Windsor Gardens SA 5087  Birdwood Motel birdwood motel The beautiful Birdwood Motel has a contemporary comforting interior, while maintaining the rustic apartment styled motel. Birdwood is situated at the crossroads of the Heysen, Kidman and Mawson Trails, next door to the National Motor Museum. Just minutes away from Birdwood are the Big Rocking Horse at Gumeracha and Wildlife Parks. The motel offers five very well appointed modern units. The rooms have been designed with quality and captures local inspiration. Some of the rooms on offer have their own private deck that overlook the iconic Museum grounds and countryside. If you are travelling as a family or have an extra person they have 2 trundle beds that will fit in any room. Some of the other features include king sized beds, 55 inch TVs, free Wifi, reverse cycle air-conditioning. All rooms are self-contained, four of the rooms have spa baths, and tea and coffee making facilities as additions. Looking at staying longer than one night while attending the Bay to Birdwood? The Birdwood Motel has specials for more than one night stays. Check their website for details: www.birdwoodmotel.com.au or call 08 8568 5608 to book. To arrange a booking please call: (08) 8568 5608 17 Shannon Street, Birdwood SA 5234 These locations are great examples of some the accommodation available in South Australia and along the route to enjoy your stay and attend the Bay to Birdwood for the 2018 Run.