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Big Red Kidney Bus - Victoria

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2019 Victoria locations are now open! See vacancies here.

See The Big Red Kidney Bus Victorian travel destinations below. Please note, dates and locations are subject to change under extenuating circumstances. Alternatively, see NSW locations here.

Please read the admission criteria before you book a haemodialysis dialysis chair. In Victoria, Monash Health provides the clinical and medical aspects of the Big Red Kidney Bus and will confirm bookings once the admission criteria has been met. See the information you need to know about holiday dialysis here.

Patients arrange their own holiday accommodation and travel. We suggest mentioning Kidney Health Australia's Big Red Kidney Bus when booking into a holiday park, as discounts may be available. To learn more about these holiday locations and the things you can do download the latest brochure here

Please return your booking form to bigredkidneybus@kidney.org.au. Questions? Call 1800 454 363.

Big Red Kidney Bus Holiday Locations – Victoria

Holiday Destination


Bookings Close



Monday 29 July – Saturday 7 September 2019

BIG4 Mildura Getaway Holiday Park

472-486 Deakin Ave, Mildura, VIC 3500

03 5023 0486



Bookings require 2 weeks notice

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Monday 4 November – Saturday 14 December 2019

NRMA BIG4 Warrnambool Riverside Holiday Park

125 Jubilee Park Road, Warrnambool, VIC 3277

03 5565 1327




Bookings require 2 weeks notice

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Lakes Entrance

Monday 13 January – Saturday 22 February 2020

BIG4 Whiters Holiday Village

55 Roadknight Street, Lakes Entrance, VIC, 3909

03 5155 1343



Bookings require 2 weeks notice

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Monday 2 March – Saturday 28 March 2020

Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens

Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra, VIC, 3141 


Bookings require 2 weeks notice

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Monday 6 April - Saturday 2 May 2020

Big4 Ballarat Goldfields Holiday Park

108 Clayton Street, Ballarat, VIC, 3350

1800 632 237



Bookings require 2 weeks notice

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Please note that these availabilities are updated regularly and accurate as of 16-08-2019.  See here for current availabilities.

Swan Hill

Swan Hill

Swan Hill 

When visiting Swan Hill, you’ll be spoilt for choice of things to do no matter your interest.

For those who enjoy a slower pace, watch the stars go by at the Lake Boga Observatory or cruise on the famous paddle steamer, the PS Pyap.  

Exercise your mind and learn the history of the region at the Pioneer Settlement or uncover secrets of World War II at the Lake Boga Flying Boat Museum.

Unsurprisingly, the Swan Hill region has a number of natural parks and reserves around the incredible waterways allowing you to escape and unwind. 

Things to do:

  • Heartbeat of the Murray – Laser Show
  • Lake Boga Flying Boat Museum
  • Pioneer Settlement
  • PS Pyap
  • Observatory and Planetarium


- Swan Hill Farmers Market

  • Sam Picasso: Thought Sculptor
  • Sunday Guided Gallery Tours

Learn more about what to do in Swan Hill.

Special offers:

Mention the Big Red Kidney Bus when booking at BIG4 Swan Hill and get 10% off your accommodation!

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Mildura has something to offer everyone no matter your ideal pace.

Whether you're watching the world go by on-board the iconic paddle steamer or skiing the wake, the Murray River has it all.

Assemble a picnic of yummy local produce and relax on the riverbank whilst watching the kids play. Alternatively, why not dine in style at one of the world-class restaurants.

If adventure and the great outdoors is more your style, you can explore the trails through the billabongs and lush bushland.   

Things to do:

  • The Art Vault
  • Old Wentworth Gaol
  • Pioneer Wold Museum
  • Orange World


  • Sunraysia Farmers Market
  • The Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph
  • Wentworth Show

Where to stay:

The Big Red Kidney Bus will be parked at BIG4 Mildura Getaway Holiday Park, 472-486 Deakin Ave, Mildura.

Learn more about what to do in Mildura.

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