The blog prize for October could see you living it up on Queensland's most beautiful island, catching a wave (with some skilled moves) and snug and comfy in hostel accommodation in both Sydney and Melbourne... check it out!
Two surf lessons
Learn to surf on one of Sydney’s most beautiful beaches with Manly Surf School. These guys are the experts, and the school has been voted by Surfing Australia as the number 1 surf school in NSW. Have a look at www.manlysurfschool.com.
Three night's accommodation on Magnetic Island
Take a tropical break with three nights on Queensland's Magnetic Island. Base Magnetic Island hostel is the one of the best kept secrets of Australia's Tropical North. Located right on the beach, chill out in the sun by day and groove to funky tunes at the Island Bar by night. Come recharge the batteries and enjoy your own little part of paradise only 20 minutes from Townsville. The Base Crew know the local area and look forward to letting you in on its many secrets. We can't imagine a better place to stay and play. www.stayatbase.com/base-magnetic-island-hostel
Free night and welcome pack in Sydney
Score yourself one night’s accommodation in a 4-share dorm with ensuite at Westend Backpackers hostel in Sydney. This hostel is only five minutes’ walk from Sydney Central Station and a short stroll to all major tourist attractions so you will be right in the heart of all the action. This also includes a welcome pack with free internet and 15 free drinks! Have a look at their website www.westendbackpackers.com or their Facebook page or tweet with Westend Twitter.
$60 Habitat HQ accommodation
$60 accommodation to use on any of the following room types at Habitat HQ, Melbourne: 10, 8, 6, or 4 share dorms with luggage lock up; and private ensuite rooms with TV and tea and coffee. When you arrive at the 4.5 star, award winning Habitat HQ, you will be entering a world that is welcoming, safe, entertaining and memorable. Their clean and modern facilities, combined with a relaxed and homely atmosphere will be sure to satisfy every travellers needs. Located in Melbourne’s vibrant beachside hotspot, St Kilda, Habitat HQ is only a short walk from the beaches, nightlife, shopping and cafes it’s so famous for.
With trams at our doorstep running straight into the heart of the city, Habitat HQ is a great base to discover Melbourne and beyond! Accommodation ranges from 4, 6, 8 and 10 share dorms with air-conditioning and secure luggage lock up to motel style ensuite rooms with plasma TV and tea and coffee making facilities perfect for couples & families.
They have Wi-fi throughout the bright & spacious common areas, 24-hour reception & a huge free secure car park. Our events co-ordinator will organise something different every day to enhance your experience at Habitat HQ, making it easy for you to meet people! Visit: www.thehabitathq.com.au
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