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Million Dollar Fish Promotion

It’s promotion time!   MORE CHANCES TO WIN IN SEASON 4! 5 × $1,000,000*, 100 × $10,000 + 20 × $5,000 CHARITY FISH The odds of catching the $1M barra have never been better! The $1M tagged fish from Seasons 1, 2 and 3 have been reactivated for Season 4. With another two Season 4 $1M tagged fish we are providing five chances to catch the million dollars! There will also be 100 fish worth $10,000 each and special new category of 20 fish, with purple tags, worth $2,500 cash to the angler plus $2,500 to a Territory-based charity. Hidden Valley Holiday Park is offering a discount on all our Accommodation options for registered Fisho’s in the Million Dollar Fish competition. We have air-conditioned rooms that are great value and have everything you need to relax after a day on the water. We also have powered ensuite caravan and camping spots too. And plenty of secure parking options for your boat.  All you need to do is show us that you have registered to receive a 10% discount  Get it @ Craigs! Our local fishing store Craig’s Fishing Warehouse Get it @Craig’s  has jumped on board too and will provide a 25% discount off lures, you can pick up your voucher when you check in @HiddenValleyHolidayPark. So what are you waiting for grab your mates and book now. Call 08 8984 2888 to make a booking, show your registration to our very friendly and helpful reception staff to secure your discount. Our staff are very knowledgeable on fishing in Darwin and surrounds and happy to part with their tactics and tips.  We even have the reigning Champion Female Angler of the 2017 Club Marine Barra Nationals  on staff ready to provide expert advice or just show off her trophy Make sure you like and follow us on FaceBook for more information and posts and updates on the promotion.

Relieve the Itch… Midges & Sand Flies – facts/remedies

  Have you ever been on a caravan or camping trip and been bitten (or eaten alive) by those pesky bugs known as midges or sand flies? Well I have and it isn’t pleasant, midges sandflies are one very few negatives of living here in the tropics. Here at Hidden Valley Holiday Park we do everything we can in accordance with Department of Health on Midgy Management  Many of our guests have also been a target and while it is unfortunate – it happens, so we thought best to share some tips and tricks to help keep the little buggers (midges sandflies) away, or at least at bay. Midges or sandflies live in the sand and mud of swampy waterways and mangroves. They are very small and even though they do look like a fly, they are too small to see their wings; they look like a small piece of fine dark cut hair, so this makes them difficult to see. Because they are so small, they can easily fly through normal fly screens. It is said that midges/sand flies do not bite but actually urinate on you – so we thought I should investigate that further and this is not correct. According to the Department of Medical Entomology of the University of Sydney, they are blood suckers and inject saliva into the skin to allow easy extraction of the blood. They bite during dawn and dusk when there is little to no wind, so best to avoid swampy areas during these times. Locals in midge-prone areas tend to build up immunity over time, whereas for travellers – they generally do not, so we recommend that all our guests take preventative measures (and stock up on remedies), just in case!  Generally you will find once you have been bitten – the …Read More

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