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Our Big Red Kidney Bus travels to amazing locations across New South Wales and Victoria so that you can enjoy a well-deserved holiday whilst still receiving haemodialysis.
New South Wales Destinations 2022
Nestled between Sydney and Brisbane, the Coffs Coast offers stunning beaches, world heritage rainforests and, of course, the Big Banana.
Coffs Harbour is a must for any lover of wildlife with the Solitary Islands Marine Park being home to abundant wildlife, seasonal whales and coral reefs. For the dwellers there is the Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve, with its large population of wedge-tailed shearwater birds and learning centre.
The kids won’t be bored either, with a tonne of activities for the whole family to enjoy including the Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, beach camel rides, and the Tabatinga Entertainment centre.
Things to do
Forest Sky Pier
The Clog Barn
The Big Banana
North Coast Regional Botanic Garden
Solitary Islands Coastal Walk
Nestled between the stunning hinterlands and long sandy beaches, not to mention just a stone’s throw from Byron Bay, Ballina offers holiday-makers the perfect place to unwind and relax.
The sparkling Richmond River is a fisherman's paradise and a foodie’s delight. Settle into one of the many cafes and restaurants along the river and enjoy the charming views whilst nibbling on the local produce.
The natural beauty Ballina makes it a favourite holiday destination as more people discover its hidden treasures.
Things to do
Northern Rivers Community Gallery
Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum
The Big Prawn
Boasting one of the best year-round climates, Port Macquarie is the perfect place to take a holiday.
Stroll, swim or explore one of the 17 beaches the region has to offer and discover famous lighthouses, local wildlife and more. Land lovers will enjoy the Googik Heritage Walking Track discovering some of the area’s best-kept natural secrets.
Immerse yourself in history and local culture at the Timbertown Heritage Theme Park or the Cedar Creek Goldfield. If the night sky is of more interest, take a peek at the stars in the Port Macquarie Astronomical Observatory.
Immerse yourself in the state’s capital. From iconic landmarks, famous beaches and world class restaurants, there is something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a relaxing weekend away or a fun-filled family getaway, Sydney has the makings of a perfect holiday.
Things to do
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach and Manly Beach
Museum of Contemporary Art
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Bus will be parked at Royal North Shore Hospital Reserves Road, St Leonards
Batemans Bay is great base for exploring the Eurobodalla region along ancient pathways, strolling along beaches and encountering some of Australia’s famous wildlife.
For adventure seekers, water sports are popular too such as swimming, surfing, kayaking and fishing. And foodies will relish the local produce and delicious seafood including their famous oysters!
Nestled at the end of the iconic Great Ocean Road, Warrnambool has everything you would want from a beach holiday.
The vibrant city has lots to do for every interest and budget, strolling along the coast exploring family run cafés, restaurants and shops.
Get your dose of history at the Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum and learn about the infamous Loch Ard shipwreck of 1878 or meet the wildlife on both land and sea on whale cruises and guided tours through the Tower Hill Reserve.
With a range of clean sheltered beaches, manicured parks and gardens, fascinating shipwrecks and contemporary art, there is certainly something for everyone when you visit Warrnambool.
Lakes Entrance boasts Australia’s largest network of waterways and is a haven for seafood lovers and adventure seekers.
Lakes Entrance is situated on the edge of the famous Ninety Mile Beach where the Gippsland Lakes meets the Southern Ocean. Settle yourself on the water’s edge and catch your own fish, or simply taken in the picturesque surroundings.
If you’re more of a land-lover, take a stroll through the Nyerimilang Hertiage Park or along
The Entrance Walk.
Things to do:
90 Mile Beach
Nyerimilang Heritage Park
Cunninghame Arm Footbridge
Lakes Entrance Aquadome
The Bus will be parked at BIG4 Whiters Holiday Village 55 Roadknight Street, Lakes Entrance W: https://www.whiters.com.au/ P: 1800 039 006