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Waterpark for the Barossa Valley

In a sod turning ceremony with Barossa Valley Mayor Bob Sloane, Adelaide based Discovery Parks has today announced the commencement of construction on a new multi-million dollar waterpark at its Barossa Valley property...  more...

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Bound Round: Discovery Parks - Dubbo

Always wanted to take a family trip to Dubbo and visit the famous Dubbo Zoo? There's that and so much more to enjoy while visiting Discovery Parks - Dubbo.  Bound Round visited our...  more...

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Booti Booti National Park

Well, it looks like against all odds the impossible has happened. Somehow, you and your family are finally bored with all the exciting Forster water activities. You may as well pack up your...  more...

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10 CAMPFIRE SONGS: THE ONES WITH HAPPY MEMORIES AND THE ONES THAT DRIVE YOU BANANAS

Nothing brightens up the camping spirit like singing to some classics with friends and family around the campfire. Unless, of course, the song is one everyone has heard before - and really no...  more...

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Bound Round: Discovery Parks - Byron Bay

Discover kid-approved tips, destinations and activities through Bound Round. Planning a vacation can be tough as it is. But with a little help, you can find some of the best stops to take...  more...

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CUTTLEFISH ANYONE?

Cuttlefish season in Whyalla has begun. From May to August, thousands of Giant Australian Cuttlefish (sepia apama) collect in the shallow waters near Whyalla. These amazing 'chameleons of the sea' are one of...  more...

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Bound Round: Discovery Parks - Jindabyne

Hear from the experts: Discovery Parks - Jindabyne is a 9 out of 10!  Bound Round is dedicated to helping adults plan and find the perfect holiday destinations for the whole family to...  more...

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Marshmallow Madness

What is it about camping and marshmallows? Thanks mainly I think to America Holiday camp movies, the marsh mellow is a staple for any camping trip. Here at Discovery Parks we are fond...  more...

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School Holiday Road Tripping Movies

School Holidays are just round the corner – again! Movies feature heavily in our holiday plans and not just the new releases! These days we can watch movies in the car, the plane...  more...

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Thrillers: The Best Holiday Reads For Winter

These chilling stories are the best holiday reads to enjoy this winter. Just like the cold winter air, these books will send a cold shiver up your spine and keen you enthralled until...  more...

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Road to Rainbows' Trip to Perth

DISCOVERY PARKS – PERTH We just wrapped up 5 beautiful days spent in Perth. We made some epic memories and had some unforgettable experiences. We split our stay between two Discovery Parks –...  more...

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True Stories: The Best Holiday Reads For Winter

If you love to read non-fiction, then you are in the right place. These holiday reads are gritty with the tales of real people stuck in real situations that are wild and wonderful...  more...

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Short Stories: The Best Holiday Reads For Winter

Who needs to read through 500 pages to feel fulfilled by a story? Not you! Short stories will easily quench your thirst for fiction and perfect to fill the gaps of your busy...  more...

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DISCOVER the June Long Weekend!

What if all weekends could last for three or even four days? What would you do? Pack up the kids and head to the coast for a seaside retreat? Explore Australia’s great hinterland,...  more...

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SECRETS OF NORTHERN NSW

Planning a family holiday – heading up the coast to Forster, Emerald Beach or Harrington – even further to Ballina and Byron? The North Coast of New South Wales is filled with beautiful...  more...

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Forster Tuncurry

The school holidays have arrived and your kids are driving you mental. The last thing you want to do is cram them into a car and take them on a long drive. Head...  more...

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Road To Rainbows' Trip To Pambula Beach

When we were invited to stay at Discovery Parks Pambula Beach, our minds rushed to empty beaches, crisp morning sunrises and a stretch of coast that sheds light on its name, The Sapphire...  more...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Tannum Sands

Dreaming of year-round pleasant temperatures and a dip in the water? Lucky us, we have a park nestled perfectly in your next getaway: Discovery Parks - Tannum Sands. There are so many things...  more...

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Nomads Hit The Road For A Northern Adventure

Every year, as the leaves turn and the temperature drops, thousands of nomads begin their pilgrimage across Australia in pursuit of the sun. Listen closely and you can hear the zipping of suitcases,...  more...

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One Aussie Family's 'I Spy' Life

One Adelaide Hills family is embarking on the adventure of a lifetime this month, by packing up the house, moving into a caravan and hitting the road indefinitely. Bronwyn and James Lindsay have...  more...

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20,000 Likes Competition Recipe - Episode 1: Damper

You're craving something filling, cheesy and comforting for your camping trip - why not try this damper recipe? Follow the instructions, images, and ingredients below. Stay tuned for the other three winning recipes...  more...

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Top 5 Tips For Taking Kids To The Snow

Nervous about taking young kids to the snow for the first time? It’s a magnificent experience for the whole family – and there is plenty to do for the little ones! Here are...  more...

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Discovery and Aspen: More Happy Campers

It’s official. Industry leader Discovery Parks has recently purchased fellow holiday park operator Aspen Parks and together we can now offer you more than 60 places to camp out. Currently, we are bringing...  more...

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Discovery & Aspen: More Happy Campers

Posted by Discovery Parks on 2016-04-21

It’s official.  Industry leader Discovery Parks has recently purchased fellow holiday park operator Aspen Parks and together we can now offer you more than 60 places to camp out.  Currently, we are bringing...  more...

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The Essential Holiday Checklist For A Roadtrip

When you hit the road before a holiday, it can be a bit hard to recall whether or not you switched the bathroom fan off, or unplugged the TV in case of a...  more...

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South Australian Museum: A Place For The Young and Curious

Take a journey back in time and step inside one of Australia’s most frequented museums. Boasting five floors of natural history artefacts including the world’s largest collection of Australian Aboriginal cultural material, the...  more...

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TOP 5 HEALTH BENEFITS OF GETTING AWAY

Posted by Discovery Parks on 2016-03-28

Most people go on camping trips because they’re tired of the city, wanting to reconnect or just ready for an adventure. Whether you enjoy hiking, cycling, beaches, fishing or any other outdoor activity,...  more...

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How To Find Good Travel Insurance: Four Things To Look For

Travel insurance is the all-purpose emergency coverage that you never hope to use. It’s also one of the last things we do before going on holiday. And yet, when we do finally get...  more...

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Road to Rainbows' Trip To Gerroa

Posted by Discovery Parks on 2016-03-22

Gerroa is yet another incredible part of our southern stretch of coast. The rolling green hills, perfect sunrises, uncrowded surf breaks, nearby waterfalls and crystal clear coves. The most laid-back, convenient and tranquil...  more...

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'Photoventures': The Australian Way

I have a mate who is really getting into his photography. His passion was fuelled by a recent trip to Cuba, a country known for its photogenic people and stunningly picturesque locations. He’s...  more...

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Things To Do In Western Australia This Easter

Whether you’re a new resident to Western Australia or a native, it’s always nice to be involved in community activities on major holidays – and not to mention it takes the edge off...  more...

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Things To Do In The Murray That Don't Involve The Murray!

My family and I recently stayed at Discovery Parks - Moama West and had a great time exploring the region. Mother Nature occasionally makes the Murray River inaccessible, so it’s great that there’s...  more...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Melbourne

You have no right to be bored in Melbourne. There is always a new event or attraction to see. Make the most of your visit and see these Melbourne things to do. Whether...  more...

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Amazing Aussie family holidays

Posted by Discovery Parks on 2016-03-03

Amazing Aussie family holidays that won’t blow the budget Our wide, brown land is abundant with amazing holiday destinations – from sand and sparkling surf, to tranquil bushland, bustling cities and everything in...  more...

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Driver Safety

Whenever the holidays arrive my kids are usually over excited and so are Mum and Dad for that matter. With our holiday already mapped out and booked, we’re usually off racing with the...  more...

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Pet Friendly Accommodation

As a child I didn’t get excited about holidays. Our accommodation didn’t welcome dogs so my four-legged friend was never allowed to come with us. I always felt sorry for him; he would...  more...

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Camping Smart Phone Apps

Let’s face it; smart phones have become such a big part of our everyday life that many of us can’t survive without them. So camping is usually a time to take a break...  more...

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Your Complete Guide To Whale Watching Around Australia

  With one of the longest whale watching seasons in the world and sixty percent of whale species calling our waters home, Australia is one of the best places in the world for whale...  more...

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Discover Australia's Aboriginal Art and Culture

Australia’s Aboriginal people are one of the world’s most ancient living cultures with a history spanning 50,000 years. Heading to some of the more remote areas of Australia often provides the opportunity to...  more...

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Stay Close To The Action This Winter

The sun is out, it’s hot and summer is in full force. And while February is not the usual time to be thinking about winter sports, you’re favourite NRL, AFL, Netball and Super...  more...

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Travel Hacks: How To Find And Book Cheap Flights

With fluctuating prices and endless companies vying for your business, the approach to cheap flight booking can be overwhelming. To make sure you get the best bang for your buck, we’ve rounded up...  more...

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Accommodation To Suit All Travellers

With so many accommodation types at Discovery Parks, the only hard part is deciding who to take on my next holiday. With choices ranging from a camp site through to a lodge that...  more...

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Things To Do In Port Hedland: For The Outdoor Enthusiast

Chase a new adventure and try these Port Hedland attractions From off-road four wheel driving, to coastal walking trails and endless fishing hot spots, Port Hedland attractions are seeing young, outdoor enthusiasts and...  more...

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What Have You Got Lined Up For Your Australia Day 2016?

Are you spending your Australia Day with us at one our holiday parks and enjoying all the things Australians are renowned for in the one place? BBQs, camping in the great outdoors and...  more...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Port Hedland

This is your complete directory to the best things to do in Port Hedland. These sites will suit anyone staying in the area for 3-5 days and works whether you’re heading there for...  more...

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Discovery Parks - Byron Bay - Stage 1 Development

Adelaide based Discovery Parks has announced the completion of Stage One of its major redevelopment of the Byron Bay Park with further stages rolling out over the next two months. Completed in time...  more...

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Free Summer Activities

The cost of a holiday is the part of travel nobody likes to talk about. Before you start panicking about how you’re going to afford your next trip, keep in mind there are...  more...

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White Water Rafting On The Murray River

Challenge yourself this summer by trying something new. The Murray River is one of Australia’s most iconic natural assets, and given how far across the country it spans, there are many different places...  more...

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Top 5 Places To Visit In Australia 2016

2015 is coming to a close and we’re already thinking about what our 2016 New Year’s resolutions are going to be. If that list includes ‘travel more’, but you don’t know where to...  more...

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Christmas Meal Made To Move!

So you’ve decided to escape the Christmas madness and go camping, what could be more festive than fresh air, adventure and the great outdoors. As much as you want to escape the rush...  more...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Forster

Get away for a week and see the things to do Forster has on offer. The region is great for water-based activities, with a few other surprises thrown in for good measure, so...  more...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Dubbo

There are so many things to do in Dubbo that it can be hard to cram it all into a short trip. Let the following Dubbo things to do list be your highlight...  more...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Ballina

This list of 5 Ballina attractions will suit anyone looking to spend a week away in this beautiful beach side town. Whether you’re looking for a family getaway, a weekend with friends, or...  more...

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Top 15 Things To Do In Geelong

Heading to Geelong for a break away from work? Squeeze in as much as you can from this ultimate list of things to do in Geelong! #1 Thing to do in Geelong: National...  more...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Hervey Bay

This is your ultimate guide to the best things to do in Hervey Bay. These top 5 things are designed for anyone looking to stay at Hervey Bay accommodation for 2-4 days and...  more...

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A Guide To Caravan Parks In South Australia

Why choose a Holiday Park or Caravan Park in South Australia? South Australia is called “The Reward for a Curious Heart” for good reason. Not only is South Australia known as being Australia’s...  more...

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Australia's Favourite Holiday Parks Announced

CONGRATULATIONS DISCOVERY PARKS! Discovery Parks are proud to announce that three of their Holiday Parks have made it to the final top 10 Holiday parks of their respective states. As voted by Australian...  more...

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School Holiday Activities In Perth

Entertaining your kids isn’t always an easy job, and finding things to do to keep them occupied is often tricky. With the Perth school holidays approaching there are many affordable activities to keep...  more...

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Test Match Cricket: Where To Stay

The smell of fresh cut grass wafts over the field as your ears are filled with the sound of a massive crowd. You can feel the sun beating down on your zinc-covered face....  more...

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Halloween Accommodation Tips

The sound of kids laughing and screaming as they run down your street, high on sugar and tangled in their costume as they get closer to your front door. Do you hide or...  more...

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Top 10 Things To Do In Adelaide

Of all the places to visit in Australia, there is none quite like Adelaide. The city is famous for its churches and festivities, both of which are must-dos for visitors. However, there is...  more...

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Top 10 Things To Do In Brisbane

Planning a trip to Queensland? You’ve probably got a long list of things you want to do as you travel around the sunshine state, but your things to do in Brisbane city might...  more...

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Top 10 Things To Do In Perth

You’ve probably heard of Perth. It’s the place where everyone jokes about there being very few attractions and nothing interesting ever happens. What you might not know is that Perth regularly receives stellar...  more...

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Top 10 Things To Do In Sydney

Sydney is the must-visit city for anyone travelling around New South Wales. There is a multitude of fun things to do in Sydney, regardless of your age. Make sure you book your accommodation...  more...

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Hiking in Cradle Mountain, Tasmania Australia

Cradle Mountain is one of the most popular destinations for hikers in Tasmania. Located in the Cradle Mountain – Lake St. Claire National Park, this beautiful wilderness area is one of the most...  more...

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Eden Fishing

You’ve come all the way to Eden with your family. Your kids are pestering you to take them to something fun, and your wife wants to go on a bushwalk because she’s finished...  more...

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5 Reasons To Visit The Old Geelong Gaol

The Old Geelong Gaol took 16 years to build, and although it isn’t much of a luxury building today, it was considered one when it opened in 1865. The Gaol was based on...  more...

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Discover what the Tas-mania is all about!

We're rather precious about our special island state of Tasmania - and some may even say a tad partial when championing its many virtues. So it's good to be reminded that we're not...  more...

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3 Important Reasons To Visit Caversham Wildlife Park

A family holiday in the Swan Valley can quickly become packed with wine-ing and dining, and maybe the odd microbrewery check-in too. For kids, this can be a test in patience and imagination...  more...

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10 Essentials For Camping In WA

When you go camping, you know to bring the usual stuff: tent, knives, dishcloths and so on. But there are essentials for camping in WA that are good for multiple things, and could...  more...

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Old Dubbo Gaol: Chills And Thrills

Are you a bit of a horror movie fan? Do you get a kick out of hearing the blood pumping in your ears during the dead of night? Are you tired of the...  more...

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3 Reasons to Self-Guide With Fraser Island 4WD Hire

Exploring Fraser Island on your Queensland trip is a big task. With so much to do and see, it is unlikely you’ll be able to cram everything you want to do into one...  more...

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Welcome To The Flinders Ranges

Many people only experience the romance of a rugged, untamed natural landscape when they’re watching a classic western film. Escaping through movies is all well and good for some, but if you want...  more...

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Nature And Wildlife Tours: Whale Watching Hervey Bay

The real Australia is right around the corner at the Australiana Top Tourist Park. Find out more about the things to do on the way to Hervey Bay and the magnificent natural wonders...  more...

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Diamond Head NSW

Australia hosts some of the world’s finest national parks, and the Crowdy Bay National Park, right near Harrington, is home to some amazing natural wonders. As you walk along the trail, you will...  more...

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Hervey Bay Accommodation: What To Do On The Way

It is a 3 hour drive between Brisbane and Hervey Bay. This is ideal as it gives you enough time to enjoy the stops along the way. If you’re the type of person...  more...

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CEO Sleepout Grant Wilckens

  Discovery Parks CEO Grant Wilckens has signed up to take part in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout for the second year running and will be sleeping rough along with other South Australian CEO's, politicians,...  more...

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3 Ways To Improve Your Golf Swing

So you’ve decided to head down to Harrington Waters Golf Club in New South Wales, which is only a short trip from Discovery Parks - Harrington, for a golfing trip with the lads....  more...

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Pitch A Tent Challenge

2 Contestants, 2 tents, 1 challenge, 1 winner. Who will be the Pitch a Tent champ? Two camping amateurs go head to head in a ‘fierce’ competition to assemble their tents. Precision and...  more...

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What To Do In Dubbo On A Budget

  What is there to do in Dubbo that will entertain the whole family on a budget? How do you plan for the attractions in Dubbo, like the Dubbo zoo, when the entry fees...  more...

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How To Visit Penguin Island Like A Pro

If you thought that penguins were limited to Antarctica and other icy places, you are happily mistaken. Penguin Island is located south of Perth, and is home to the little penguin, the smallest...  more...

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Woodman Point - A Slice Of Fremantle

Woodman Point is less than 10km from Fremantle, and is still unknown to lots of tourists despite the many attractions and sights nearby, making it a special place and a portion of what...  more...

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Fishing In Western Australia's Pilbara

Who needs to buy a fish for lunch or dinner when you can catch a fish, or several, off the beach in the Pilbara? With this quick fishing guide to the Pilbara, you...  more...

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Digital Detox In The Pilbara

Everyone is talking about the ‘Digital Detox’, a holiday away from your technology, which can be easily achieved in the Pilbara. Sounds thrilling and terrifying all at once, doesn’t it? But apparently, there...  more...

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Swan Valley Wine Tour With A Twist

Australia is known for its wide variety of wineries. Booking a wine tour for the Swan Valley is a must if you want to do it properly. Of course you can plan it...  more...

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What's Your Swan Valley Poison?

It’s inevitable that you will end up eating and drinking far too much when you holiday in the Swan Valley. There are Swan Valley wine tours, self-paced driving tours, loads of heritage-listed buildings...  more...

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How To Visit Karijini National Park With Kids

The Karijini National Park is a surreal spot for anyone visiting the Port Hedland or Pilbara region. When you and the kids are going for a Digital Detox in the Pilbara, there are...  more...

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Port Hedland - Summer In August

If you didn’t book leave in time for summer holidays, don’t stress. Winter is just around the corner, so take those extra months to save up more and book a holiday for Port...  more...

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5 Reasons to Visit The Fremantle Prison

With so much to see and do in Fremantle, it’s not hard to be swept up by festivals, buskers, beaches and the many restaurants offering delicious culinary experiences during your stay at your...  more...

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Fremantle - City of Festivals

Visiting Fremantle is a lot like having a birthday party. You’ve got the great, indulgent foods (hams, pastas, sauces, sweets, breads), drinks everywhere (coffee, spritzers, cocktails, beers, wines, spirits), wacky and wonderful gifts...  more...

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Hiking In Australia: Karratha

Karratha is nestled in the middle of many amazing sights. Places like the Dampier Archipelago and the Karijini National Park are major tourist locations for northern WA. It is a top location in...  more...

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Dampier Archipelago: Island Treasures

Staying at a popular holiday location on the west coast of Australia is bound to have some drawbacks; over-crowding, expensive, limited and disappointing accommodation. On the other hand, it’s somewhere you’ve been to...  more...

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Make A Splash At Forster Beaches And Rivers

What’s water skiing like? How do you surf? What’s there to see underwater? These are some great things to learn and do in Forster. Forster beaches and rivers can answer all of these...  more...

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Twofold Bay - The Gateway To Eden

Like Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, you too can also have a romantic retreat in Eden, NSW. The area holds a great deal of significance for the Aboriginal people; there...  more...

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5 Tips For Paintball Beginners

Inject some adventure into your visit to Echuca with a courageous paintball session. Echuca’s paintball field is diverse with strategic, objective based matches and quick, rapid sessions. For beginners to the Echuca paintball...  more...

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Follow The Wine In Echuca

Take 2 days out of your month to book a short trip to the Echuca wine region, a small town that embraces simplicity and history. There are plenty of things to do in...  more...

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Dubbo Restaurants: Get A Sweet Slice Of Life

With so much to do in this fascinating country town, you’re bound to work up an appetite. Luckily, the restaurants in Dubbo are more than prepared to see your hunger abolished with its...  more...

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How To Pick A Winning Horse At Echuca Races

Give yourself the best odds with this easy guide to picking a winning racehorse when you go to the Echuca Racing Club for a great day of thoroughbred racing. Book ahead with Discovery...  more...

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7 Top Things To Do In Echuca

Finding things to do in Echuca that you will enjoy can be hard in small towns. Have no fear that Echuca is just the place to enjoy simple pleasures in life and learn...  more...

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4 Reasons To Visit Port Pirie

One of South Australia’s less popular, but no less beautiful, locations is hidden in plain site and is waiting to be explored near Port Augusta’s pet friendly accommodation (call to confirm which accommodation...  more...

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5 Best Photography Spots Of The Flinders Ranges

The Flinders Ranges National Park is so beautiful and quite compact, with hidden gems all over; you will be left changing lenses faster than 4WD’s change gears. The Flinders Ranges is South Australia’s...  more...

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The Nullarbor Plain: 7 Things To Do and See

Driving across the Nullarbor Plain can be long, tiring and dangerous if you don’t stop along the way to your Roxby Downs accommodation. There are plenty of things to do on this 90-mile...  more...

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Andamooka: A Real Outback Experience

Like the opals that lie beneath its surface, Andamooka is one of South Australia’s hidden gems. The small opal mining town near Roxby Downs on the South Coast gives you access to an...  more...

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Tips For A Great Stay In Echuca Moama

With all the nature that surrounds the Echuca Moama region, it would be a shame not to enjoy it with a picnic, a hike, a bike ride or a wine tour. So whichever...  more...

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Guide To Fishing on Echuca's Murray

Echuca means ‘meeting of the water’, so be sure to pack your fishing gear when you head to this fisherman’s haven. Read this quick guide to fishing in Echuca, including what bait to...  more...

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Top Things To See At The Melbourne Aquarium If...

Staying in Discovery Parks - Melbourne for a few days and looking for things to do? Want to learn about Australia’s sea creatures without meeting them in the ocean? Then the Melbourne Aquarium...  more...

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Tackle New Year's Resolutions On Great Ocean Road

Take a look at your New Year’s Resolutions. Chances are you have a list of things you want to achieve this year, things like: spend more time with loved ones, learn new things...  more...

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A Breezy Holiday At Geelong Adventure Park

Want somewhere fun to spend a day going from the go karts to water slides? Want a way to keep the kids happy without needing to plan a full day of activities? This...  more...

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Lake Hume Activity Cheat Sheet

The lake itself is a wonderful place for contemplation and relaxation. But for those of us who cannot sit still very long, it’s hard to look at this huge body of water without...  more...

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Lest We Forget: The Albury Anzac Legend

Learn a little bit more about Australian history in Albury, a small city on the Victorian and New South Wales Border when you reach the memorial of Albury’s ANZAC Legend. This remote location...  more...

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Your Melbourne Itinerary

A weekend getaway in Victoria could be just the thing you need to bring the sense of wonderment back to your life. There are so many things do in Melbourne; it’s hard to...  more...

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Green Cape Lighthouse

Green Cape NSW offers many attractions that will inspire animal lovers as well as the history buffs in your family. Located in Ben Boyd National Park, Green Cape Lighthouse gives you access to...  more...

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A Taste of the Clare Valley - Anzac Weekend

A WEEKEND OF WINE FOOD AND MUSIC at Discovery Parks - Clare Come and celebrate everything Australian at our free weekend event this ANZAC weekend at Discovery Parks - Clare. We've got a...  more...

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Discovery Parks 10th Birthday Competition - Your Favourite Parks!

Thanks to everyone who took part in our 10th Birthday competition and voted for their favourite Discovery Park! After a month of voting your favourite Discovery Parks are:   1. Discovery Parks - Pambula...  more...

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Top Tourist Summer Hot Deals

  Summer days are stretching out ahead and now's a great time to book a family getaway. Whether you want to hit the beach or the lake, pack up the kids and avoid the...  more...

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Mister Weekend - 7 Reasons To Hike Cradle Mountain

Photo: Mister Weekender Sydney Blogger Mister Weekender recently visited Tasmania and ticked 'Hiking Cradle Mountain' of his bucket list. Here are his 7 reasons why you should hike Cradle Mountain too!   It’s no...  more...

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Welcome to Discovery Holiday Parks - Barossa Valley

  We are very excited to welcome Discovery Parks – Barossa Valley, in the heart of South Australia’s iconic Barossa Valley to the Discovery family!  Discovery Parks – Barossa Valley, formerly the Tanunda Caravan...  more...

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Dometic Follow the Sun Happy Hours - Clare & Lake Bonney

  Dometic Waeco are hosting Follow The Sun Happy Hours at caravan Parks all around Australia and we're taking part! Come and join in the fun and meet Dometic Ambassadors The Stephensons, also known...  more...

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Lake Kununurra - Christmas In July

    Come and experience an authentic Christmas in the Outback on the banks of the Ord River at Discovery Parks - Lake Kununurra. Tickets are limited and bookings are essential. Don't miss out on...  more...

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Australian Road Trip with the Tassie Young Nomads

  In May 2014 Wendy and James from Hobart packed up their lives into their new caravan and hit the open road on a journey of a lifetime travelling around Australia.  They’re sharing their...  more...

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What's Up Downunder Jayco Tour

The crew from What's up Downunder are hitting the road again on their Jayco Tour, stopping in at Discovery Parks along the way. Check out these fun video's they've been posting as they...  more...

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Australian Winter Holidays

  Winter is here but there’s no need to hibernate! There's plenty to see and do in Australia during winter from embracing the cold and heading to the skifields or escaping the dropping temperatures...  more...

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Thanks from Grant - Vinnies CEO Sleepout

Grant Wilckens and the other top 5 SA fundraisers.   Last night Discovery Parks CEO Grant Wilckens took part in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout and raised over $17,000 for the cause. Here's a message...  more...

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Welcome To Discovery Holiday Parks – Tannum Sands!

We are very excited to announce this week we welcomed a new park in to the Discovery Parks family, Discovery Parks – Tannum Sands!   Just a few hundred metres from the surf and...  more...

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CEO Sleepout - Grant Wilckens

  Discovery Parks CEO Grant Wilckens has signed up to take part in this year's Vinnies CEO Sleepout and will be sleeping rough along with other South Australian CEO's, politicians, managing directors and community...  more...

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Caravan Wonderland

  The singer is Sunny Hawkings and he wrote the song while filming the latest summer series of What's Up Downunder.   Caravan ..... Wonderland ... gaurantee you will be humming along in no time.    ...  more...

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Competition Winner - Lisa

  Lisa Hosking recently won a $500 Discovery Parks Voucher at the SA Caravan and Camping Show. We asked Lisa a few questions about how she intends to use the voucher.   "Hi Lisa, Who...  more...

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Adventure Holidays!

  Here's one for the more adventurous amongst us. Five of our holiday parks have been named by Holidays With Kids Magazine as being perfectly located for holidayers looking to go Adventure Caving! These...  more...

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Touring The Top End

Motorcycling enthusiast Graeme Noad (otherwise known as 'The Toad') is touring Australia on his Victory Motorcycle, blogging his Toad On The Road stories for Victory Motorcycles Australia along the way. This week he...  more...

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Discovery Holiday Parks - Warrnambool on What's Up Downunder

Check out our Park Manager Danny talking about Discovery Parks - Warrnambool with Terry and Ange from What's Up Downunder! The clip was filmed late last year for the What's Up Downunder Summer...  more...

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Easter Bunny Bag

We love this Easter Bunny bag by jellyfishjelly, perfect for Easter Egg hunts while on holiday!   All you need is: a stapler 3 paper plates some ribbon or string for the handle items...  more...

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Nick and Agnes in Hobart

Nick and Agnes from GoSeeAustralia.com.au are currently on a 3 week campervan tour of Tasmania. This week, they rolled into Discovery Parks - Hobart for a few nights, here's what they had to...  more...

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Easter Holidays!

Easter & April School Holidays are just a hop skip and a jump away! And we're hopping excited with all the activities we've got planned! Check out what's on at your favouirte park...  more...

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What’s Cookin’ at Lake Kununurra?

Located in the heart of the East Kimberley, there’s so much to see and do in this popular tourist region. With its perfect climate, swimming, fishing, pleasure cruising and canoeing are all popular...  more...

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Easter & April School Holidays

Make it a looooong weekend to remember Take only 3 annual leave days between Easter and Anzac Day and make it an extra Loooong Weekend to Remember. The Easter break and April school...  more...

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Its time to plan your 2014 Top End Adventure

As summer slips away from the southern states it’s time to start planning how you’re going to chase the Sun this year! Bookings are already flooding in for those making the trek across...  more...

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Australia Day 2014

What are you doing this Australia Day? We've got plenty of activites planned, check out what's on at your favouirte park over the long weekeknd and join in the fun. Discovery Parks -...  more...

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Sapphire Soaker is now open!

Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach We've kicked off summer with a splash and the opening of our brand new water park the 'Sapphire Soaker' at Pambula Beach! Check out our Pambula Beach facebook...  more...

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Frozen Moments 2013

We received some great photos over the Winter in our Jindabyne Frozen Moments competition.   The winning pic was taken by Ben Klaus (above) and featured his daugther experiencing Snow for the first time!...  more...

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Discover the Real Outback in Kalgoorlie

When people want to see the real outback, they visit Kalgoorlie. A scenic drive from Perth, the journey to Kalgoorlie is all part of the experience and a must-do pilgrimage for caravanners. En...  more...

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