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Seeking sanctuary? Discovery Parks - Tannum Sands, with its quiet bushland setting next to Tannum Beach, will have you refreshed and recharged in no time.

Our holiday park is within walking distance of picturesque Tannum Sands and Boyne Island, on Millennium Esplanade. The waters at Tannum Beach are so mild; you can take a dip virtually any time of year. Take a boat trip out to Wild Cattle Island, a habitat of endangered birds and turtles. Boyne Island, surrounded by the Boyne River, is...

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Seeking sanctuary? Discovery Parks - Tannum Sands, with its quiet bushland setting next to Tannum Beach, will have you refreshed and recharged in no time.

Our holiday park is within walking distance of picturesque Tannum Sands and Boyne Island, on Millennium Esplanade. The waters at Tannum Beach are so mild; you can take a dip virtually any time of year. Take a boat trip out to Wild Cattle Island, a habitat of endangered birds and turtles. Boyne Island, surrounded by the Boyne River, is perfect for fishing and water skiing. If you’d rather stay on dry land, Turtle Way is a 15 kilometre riverfront walking track.


Park Features

Discovery Parks – Tannum Sands has an extensive selection of in-park features available for guests.

In-park Features

  • Resort Style Pool with Poolside Gazebo
  • Two amenities blocks with fully equipped laundries
  • Baby Bathroom
  • Disabled Bathroom
  • Covered Camp Kitchen
  • Free Gas barbecues
  • Covered barbecue areas
  • 1/2 size Tennis Court
  • Camp fire sites 
  • Kids Playground
  • Public Phone
  • Coin operated washer and dryer
  • Internet kiosk
  • Sullage dump pit for grey water
  • Cabled for Television reception (for use of powered sites)
  • Kiosk, bait, LP Gas & Ice
  • Front Desk for local attraction information.
  • Wireless internet for guests with own wireless laptop (charges apply)
  • Portable cots available for hire.
  • Tennis court and racquet hire available

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Things to See & Do

The seaside communities of Boyne Island and Tannum Sands offer a relaxed coastal lifestyle centred on the outdoors and maritime pursuits.

The innovative and eco-friendly Millennium Esplanade, connects our caravan park to the beach and is an ideal place for picnics, barbeques and of course swimming. The waters are patrolled by lifesavers during Spring and Summer, providing a safe way to cool off. With only a small variation in water temperature during the year, you can take a dip virtually all year round.

Just south of Millennium Esplanade is Wild Cattle Island, an untouched national park separated by Wild Cattle Creek and a great destination for a day trip.  Visitors can access the island by boat across the creek. A boat ramp is located adjacent to the creek. 

Nearby Boyne Island is surrounded by the Boyne River, a popular fishing and water skiing location. The calm estuarine river winds its way through the township along Turtle Way, 15 kilometres of river front walking tracks. From Turtle Way head to Canoe Point and take a walk along the cliff top boardwalk and enjoy the magnificent sights. Have a stroll on the botanic walk behind the sand dunes.

The foreshore parklands along the Boyne River are the perfect vantage point to observe boats, outrigging crews and water skiers which epitomises the coastal community’s love for the outdoors.

Bray Park has plenty of facilities for adults and kids alike. A well equipped skate park is available for thrill seekers. A boat ramp and pontoon area is provided to launch your boat and take to the ocean or river for some serious fishing. Alternatively, throughout the Gladstone Region there are a number of boat ramps and spots where you are sure to bag a few fish.

Those looking for an activity away from the water will not be disappointed. The area’s sporting facilities include a disc golf course, indoor sports centre with rock climbing walls, lawn bowls green and rugby league, soccer, touch football and netball grounds.

Boyne Island and Tannum Sands are well-serviced. The area is complemented by three shopping centres, which include major chain outlets and speciality stores. The local cafes, pubs, sports clubs and casual restaurants will soothe any hunger pains. 

Located nearby is Lake Awoonga which is open for fishing all year round. Along with fishing, many activities can be enjoyed on or around Lake Awoonga. The calm waters of the lake are an ideal place to swim, sail, canoe or ski. The lake is surrounded by stunning, naturally sculpted landscapes teeming with a wondrous array of plants, animals and birds; making it a great place for bushwalking, bird watching and photography.

Park Activities

In-Park Activities

  • Racquets and Balls
  • Daily Treasure Hunt
  • Rock Hunt
  • Totem Tennis
  • Pool Games and Equipment
  • Pedal Kart Hire - charges apply



Tannum Tunes on Tuesday

When: Tuesday
Where: Camp Kitchen
Time:  6.30pm

Come join us for a sausage sizzle and sing-a-long comedy night with Geoff, Andy and the crew.  Maybe win a lucky door prize or just have a good time with friends and friends you haven't met yet.

Cost: Donation to Angel Flight


Soup 'n' Rock Night

When: Thursday
Where: Camp Kitchen
Time: 7.00pm

Homemade Soup served with a fresh Bread Roll, followed by all sorts of music for the young and young at heart. Meat raffles and prizes to be won.  All profits to Angel Flight.

Cost: Donation to Angel Flight



When: Wednesday
Where: Camp Kitchen
Time: 1:00pm

Gather with Andy at the camp kitchen for a craft afternoon.  Bring your craft along and show others your talents or maybe learn some new ones from those friends you haven't met yet  A good time is always had by all.  All welcome even if it's just for a chat and coffee.
Afternoon Tea is supplied, home baked, just bring a cup.


Donation to Angel Flight

VARIETY MONTH: An Afternoon of Discovery Craft & Cake

Time: 3:00PM, Wed, 01/03/2017 - Wed, 29/03/2017

Each Wednesday in March

Venue: Camp Kitchen

Come and join us for an afternoon of friendship & fundraising. Help us raise funds for “Variety Children’s Charity.” Bring your craft &/or your hobby to share with others so they may Discover new talents or just have a “Cuppa & Cake.” Grab a ticket in our Mini-Raffles.

Deals & Packages

  • *$99 Cabins*

    Summer Special

    It's warm, it's sunny, the pool is calling your name - you're looking for some summer fun. Relax in a cabin and have a getaway while the season smiles. Book a cabin at selected parks, with prices starting from $99*. Celebrate the new year with a holiday!

    Use the promo code 99CABINS


    Stay 2, save 15%

    Make the most of this Early Bird special and save! Stay 2 consecutive nights in a cabin or site before 31 March 2017 and save 15% when you book 14 days or more prior to arrival.

    Use the promo code FB15OFF17


    $200 per week

    Come and stay a while! Book and stay 28 nights or more on a powered site at Discovery Parks - Tannum Sands and pay ONLY $200 per week.
    Offer valid until 31 May 2017.
    Bookings essential. Call park on 1800 684 003 to book now!

    Use the promo code TANSTAY28

  • Midweek Special

    Deluxe Villa Holiday

    Stay 2 nights or more in one of our Deluxe Villas midweek and receive an $80 voucher for Tannum Sands Hotel. Offer valid for stays Monday to Thursday until 28 Feb. This voucher can be used for food, beverage, and/or bottle shop.

    Use the promo code MID2TAN


    Stay 9, Pay 7!

    The sun is still shining, the kids are heading back to school and Discovery Parks have some blissful sites for you to park your van or pitch a tent.
    With our Stay 9, Pay 7 Nights special offer you will have time to put your feet up AND explore some of Australia’s most beautiful places.
    Book a powered site in selected Discovery Parks between 29 Jan – 31 March 2017 for 9 nights and pay for only 7.

    Use the promo code OTRA17

  • Freecall: 1800 684 003
  • Phone: 07 4973 7201
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Our accommodation

Discovery Parks - Tannum Sands - Deluxe Villa External

Deluxe Villa

Sleeps 4 / From $149

Sleeps up to 4

These new, stylish villas are tastefully decorated to accommodate families or couples - offering the perfect retreat for a much need holiday. The Deluxe Villas feature all the conveniences of home with terracotta tiling...

Tannum Sands - 2 Bedroom Villa

Superior 2 Bedroom Villa

Sleeps 5 / From $129

Sleeps up to 5

The Superior 2 Bedroom Villa is an ideal accommodation option for families or two couples travelling together. Each self-contained cabin contains modern conveniences and a spacious outdoor balcony, all set amongst the...

Discovery Parks - Tannum Sands - Standard Studio Balcony

Standard Studio Villa

Sleeps 5 / From $99

Sleeps up to 5

These Melanesian studio villas offer a comfortable open plan accommodation option.

Discovery Parks - Tannum Sands - Duplex  Balcony

Standard 1 Bedroom Duplex

Sleeps 2 / From $99

Sleeps up to 2

Our Duplex Villas provide a comfortable accommodation option for singles or couples. The units are scattered throughout the park, some being quiet & secluded and others being closer to the swimming pool and barbeque...

Discovery Parks - Tannum Sands - Budget Ensuite Cabins Bed & Living Area

Budget Ensuite Cabins (External)

Sleeps 4 / From $89

Sleeps up to 4

These 3 star cabins are ideal for budget conscious travellers. Located away from the road, these units offer a quiet, affordable accommodation with an external ensuite.

Tannum Sands - Ensuite Sites

Ensuite Sites

Sleeps 5 / From $47

Sleeps up to 5

Enjoy caravan or camping luxury with your own bathroom. This is caravaning at its classy best. Sites are with and without slabs and are all cabled for TV. The bathrooms are very modern and...

Tannum Sands - Powered Sites

Powered Sites

Sleeps 5 / From $40

Sleeps up to 5

For caravans, campervans or motorhomes, Discovery Holiday Parks – Tannum Sands offers generous powered sites. Concrete slab and grassed sites are available in sunny or shady areas.

Tannum Sands Accommodation

Permanent Accommodation

Looking for permanent or long term accommodation? We have a variety of options available at competitive prices. Contact us on 1800 684 003 or send an enquiry via the link below to find out...

Prices listed for accommodation are for the next 14 days and are subject to change.

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Tannum Sands Specials

Summer Special

*$99 Cabins*

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Stay 2, save 15%


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$200 per week


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Deluxe Villa Holiday

Midweek Special

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Stay 9, Pay 7!


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