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Win a family holiday stay at the Paradise Resort Queensland
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Posted 16 July 2012 - 11:44 AM
We are giving you the chance to win a family holiday stay for 3 nights for 2 adults and 2 children at the Paradise Resort in Queensland.
This multi-award winning property has a firm ‘kid’s first’ philosophy, which makes it incredibly popular with families. Set on five acres close to Gold Coast Beaches and attractions, as one TripAdvisor guest put it: “this resort is built for kids”. Featuring 358 guest rooms, the Zone 4 Kids Club and a giant new Zone 4 Kid’s Waterpark – one of the biggest in the southern hemisphere, the resort caters for babies and toddlers right through to 12-year-olds. Accommodation comprises colorful, newly refurbished king and junior bunkhouses with free in-room Sony Playstation, DVD players, kitchenettes and more, connecting rooms and family rooms. Onsite you’ll also find economically priced eateries, a supermarket, tour desk, entertainment crew, playground and family friendly movies screened on Saturday nights with mobile popcorn, fairy floss and hotdog sellers.
For more information, visit www.paradiseresort.com.au.
3nts in a Resort Room for 2 Adults and up to 2 Children (0-12years)
Continental breakfast daily in Bistro Zagames
One Zone 4 Kids Club session per child per day
**For stay between August 15, 2012 and March 31, 2013 excluding school holiday and peak travel periods, subject to availability. This prize does not include flights or transfers, it is accommodation only and it is the winner’s responsibility to arrange transfers or flights to the hotel in Queensland.
Total prize value being $613.
How to enter
For your chance to win just reply below with the answer to the following question in 25 words or less: “Why does your family deserve a holiday in Queensland?”
T &Cs pinned in competition forum.
Competition commences Monday 16 July 2012 until Monday 13 August 2012.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 01:54 PM
because I've never been to QLD and will be a good present for my DH's birthday next year
Posted 16 July 2012 - 01:58 PM
My family deserves a Gold Coast holiday because my oldest just got a fantastic report card and i'm so proud of him.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:02 PM
I am a single mum, studying midwifery fulltime and working part time, both involve shifts! My daughter has been so patient and understanding of what I'm doing. We also live with my parents , so having time for just the two of us together is really important. I'd love to have a holiday with her so we could have a much needed break together!!!!!!!
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:03 PM
Our family would so love it. Our last holiday well, everyone was cranky and DH ended up working through it. Happy kids = happy parents!
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:04 PM
I deserve and would love to win this as we haven't been able to have a holiday since we became a self employed family.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:11 PM
To enrich our childrens lives with a fun experience they will remember forever and to take some time out for ourselves too
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:15 PM
We are self-employed so short holidays are the only ones we can take, but they can be expensive for trip to far away places, like Queensland.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:18 PM
Because having two kids with dypsraxia takes over your lives, everything revolves around it. A family holiday without therapies and just having fun? Heaven!.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:19 PM
Family "holiday" ( DS2's 1st holiday) flopped.
Dh was at the local hospital on the 2nd day = cracked ribs.
Poor kids missed out.
Magical Queensland!!!! WooooooooooooooooooooW !!!!!!
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:21 PM
We are Queenslanders but rarely get the chance to get away. DS has wanted to go and stay at Paradise for ages now from looking at pictures of the Waterpark area and has promised to be especially good if we can go!
With a new baby on his way in a few weeks time, we are hanging out for a break after a high risk and scary pregnancy and this looks like the one for us!
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:23 PM
We live in the dry, remote northwest of WA. Never been to the GoldCoast, the kids would love the new Waterpark at Paradise Resort!
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:27 PM
Because DD1 still remembers her holiday to "Cleensland" as she called it when she was 2 yrs 10 mths old, we'd love to go again.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:32 PM
DH's 40th birthday is in a few weeks and i cant think of a better surprise than a family holiday to Queensland. What a wonder memory that would make!
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:33 PM
Sister in law's autistic son is very diffiult due to change on a holiday but was so happy at paradise resort. Would love them to go again
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:36 PM
We are lucky enough to have healthy kids but sometimes we forget they grow to quick. It would be a trip of memories to cherish!
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:37 PM
It's been soooo darn cold,
I feel soooo damn old!
We need a sunny holiday,
And Paradise Resort ...
That's the best place to stay!!!
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:42 PM
With my Dh doing crazy work hours, leaving me to run around after 5 kids aged 18 down to 3, we need a break to get our groove back and play like kids again.
Edited by FloralArrangement, 16 July 2012 - 02:43 PM.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:53 PM
My family deserves a holiday because my children haven't been on a holiday. Winning a holiday to Queensland would be an amazing experience for us.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 02:55 PM
Who doesn't. We may need to rename it according to my daughter it's to London where the Queen lives. Sorry darling that isn't quite Queensland
Posted 16 July 2012 - 03:18 PM
Because I'm freezing through my first real winter in Geelong (I'm a Darwin girl) bring on the sunshine.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 03:28 PM
Mummy relaxed and carefree,
Is something my kids rarely see,
Would love the chance to unwind,
And get some vitamin D in our mind!.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 03:43 PM
*we cant afford flights and car hire for the family. Looks awesome though.
Edited by JustBeige, 16 July 2012 - 03:46 PM.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 03:47 PM
We're expecting twins and it would be our last holiday together as a family of 3 before soon becoming a family of 5. What better place to spend it at than the Paradise Resort Queensland.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 03:53 PM
How relaxing to stop and just spend time with our kids doing activities with them that they would love and cherish at Paradise Resort!
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