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There’s sunshine aplenty in Whyalla; an average of 300 days per year, in fact. South Australia’s third largest city is a great year-round holiday destination. You’ll find abundant green space and uninterrupted views of beautiful Spencer Gulf at Discovery Parks - Whyalla Foreshore.

Our caravan park is close to family-friendly swimming beaches and excellent fishing spots. Cast a line into the protected waters of the gulf – Whyalla is known as Australia’s snapper capital. Discover the...

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There’s sunshine aplenty in Whyalla; an average of 300 days per year, in fact. South Australia’s third largest city is a great year-round holiday destination. You’ll find abundant green space and uninterrupted views of beautiful Spencer Gulf at Discovery Parks - Whyalla Foreshore.

Our caravan park is close to family-friendly swimming beaches and excellent fishing spots. Cast a line into the protected waters of the gulf – Whyalla is known as Australia’s snapper capital. Discover the seafaring past of this rugged shipwreck coast at the Whyalla Maritime Museum. Hear the story behind over 100 years of Australian iron and steelmaking history on OneSteel’s Steelworks Tour. 

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Park Features

  • BBQ
  • Bouncing Pillow
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Children’s Bathroom
  • Dump Point
  • Fishing
  • Hire Equipment (kayak/paddle boards, crab rakes, games)
  • Internet (Wireless)
  • Kids Club (Seasonal)
  • Laundry
  • Pedal Cart Hire
  • Playground
  • Sports Facilities
  • Storage Facilities
  • Dive Gear Washing

 


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Things to See & Do

Snapper Fishing

Snapper fishing season in Whyalla opens in December and is the start of ideal snapper fishing conditions with plenty of bountiful opportunities to hook a snapper.

Charter Boats are available within the area but you need to book quickly as they are quite popular and tend to book out fast, we fish with and recommend:

Whyalla Fishing Charters
 www.whyallafishingcharters.com.au

Happy Fishing!!!

 

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In The Area

Whyalla Maritime Museum

Specialising in naval, shipbuilding, maritime and natural history of the Spencer Gulf.

OneSteel Steelworks Tour

Hear the story behind over 100 years of significant Australian iron and steelmaking history, and the $350 million OneSteel ‘Project Magnet’.

Whyalla Conservation Park

Covering approximately 2,020 hectares dedicated to conserving native flora and fauna, this park is definitely worth a visit by anyone who enjoys and respects our natural surroundings.

Ada Ryan Gardens

The gardens link to the Whyalla foreshore and provide a large, relaxing, well shaded area great for barbeques and picnics. Feature a collection of kangaroos, birds and other wildlife, tennis courts and play equipment.

The Point Lowly Lighthouse

A local icon that stands out on a point jutting into the northern end of the Spencer Gulf, named Point Lowly by Matthew Flinders in 1802. The light is a 1000-watt lamp that gives one flash every 5 seconds, with a range of 26 nautical miles (48 kms).

Mount Laura Homestead

This museum is rich with the local history of Whyalla. Originally built in 1922 as a sheep station, it has been since converted into a heritage site. Look at pictures from the olden days and and learn about the early years of the city. 

 

Park Activities

APRIL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS 2017

MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT SUN
Kids Club
11AM-12noon
Reception
FREE

Disco
6:30-8PM
Camp Kitchen
Gold coin

Kids Club
11AM-12noon
Reception
FREE

BBQ & Variety Club Fundraising
6:30PM
Camp Kitchen
$12

Kids Club
11AM-12noon
Reception
FREE

Movie Night
8PM
Camp Kitchen
FREE

Kids Club
11AM-12noon
Reception
FREE

Pizza Making
6-7PM
Camp Kitchen
$5

Kids Club
11AM-12noon
Reception
FREE

Sausage Sizzle
6-7PM
Camp Kitchen
Gold coin

Kids Club
11AM-12noon
Reception
FREE

Mini Golf Challenge
6PM
Mini Golf Course
Gold coin

Pancake Breakfast
10:30-11AM
Camp Kitchen
Gold coin

Kids Club
11AM-12noon
Reception
FREE


EASTER WEEKEND 2017

Good Friday: Fish & chips for only $5.00!
Easter Sunday: A delicious, warm, hot off the plate, pancake brekky. After your filling meal, join in for basket making for the easter egg hunt, decorating boiled eggs, coloring-in competition, and egg and spoon races.


WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

  • Sausage Sizzles every Friday 6-7pm
  • Pancakes every Sunday morning 10:30-11am
  • BBQ every Tuesday night
  • First Saturday of each month - outdoor movie night

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Easter Weekend Fishing Competition

Date: Fri, 14/04/2017 - Sun, 16/04/2017

Reel in a big one this Easter in Whyalla! Sponsored by Dogtooth Distribution, our Easter Weekend Fishing Competition will be full of tackle action. Categories: Garfish, Silver Whiting Squid, Snook, Blue Swimmer Crab, and Largest Mystery Fish. All entries must be presented for judging fresh not frozen. Competition starts Friday 14th April and finishes 3pm Sunday 16th April with judging done at 5pm. *AND we will also have live music and $5 make your own pizzas on the Sunday from 3pm.* Tag along for a holiday by the water - just what the doctor ordered.


Variety Charity: Win in our Raffle

Date: Wed, 01/03/2017 - Fri, 31/03/2017

Venue: Reception

We're selling raffle tickets at $2 with all funds going to the Variety Childrens Charity. We are selling 100 tickets per week (400 tickets total). Raffle prizes vary and will be drawn every Tuesday at the BBQ!


Variety Night: Sausage Sizzle

Time: 6PM, Fri, 03/03/2017 - Fri, 31/03/2017

Each Friday in March

Fridays means sausages! Hot off the grill, join us for a sausage sizzle with all donations going to the Variety Childrens Charity.


Variety Night: Music & Dinner

Time: 6:30PM, Sat, 01/04/2017 - Fri, 30/11/1900

1st April

Eat up and jam out on Saturdays throughout March. We'll be having live music and roast beef rolls for our guests to enjoy. Rolls are $5 with funds going to the Variety Childrens Charity.


Who Am I & Where Am I From

Date: Wed, 01/03/2017 - Fri, 31/03/2017

Venue: Reception

Place your name on the Variety Charity Australia Map for just $2! We want to know which part of this beautiful country you're from when you stay at our park. This map will be displayed at reception. All funds to be donated to the Variety Childrens Charity


Deals & Packages

  • *$109 Cabins*

    APRIL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

    The caravan life isn't for everyone and it can be hard to find time for play - so how about stay & play in a spot a bit bigger than the backyard? With selected cabins at $109* a night, take a few days off these April School Holidays and stay in a truly authentic spot in the company you love most.

    Use the promo code 109CABINS

  • *$99 Cabins*

    Cabin Sale

    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

  • Early Bird Offer

    25% OFF

    Get in early and secure your stay at our park. When you book 28 days or more before you check in, get 25% off your stay. Valid for stays of minimum 3 nights.

    Use the promo code 28DAY

  • Easter Egg-ce-lent Special

    Kids Stay Free

    Hop in to see us for an Egg-ce-lent Easter! We have plenty on for the kids - check out our park activities for more details. And when you book 3 nights at our park, kids stay FREE and you receive 1 free round of mini golf per person. Offer valid for stay 14 to 30 April 2017.

    Use the promo code EGGCELENT17

  • Free Mini Golf

    Cabin Special

    Easter holidays are soon approaching and you're wondering where to take the kids. How about a coastal getaway to sunny Whyalla? Play and stay in one of our cabins - and get one FREE round of mini golf per person. Valid for stays 13 April to 1 May 2017.

    Use the promo code MINIGOLF17W

  • FREE NIGHT OFFER

    Stay 3, Pay 2

    A cabin in sunshine city - sounds like paradise. Choose any one of our cabins for 3 nights, pay for only 2. Have a night on us!

    Use the promo code FNOW17

  • ON THE ROAD AGAIN

    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

  • SITE SPECIAL

    Stay 4, pay $25 per night

    Simply stay 4 consecutive nights or more on a site at Discovery Parks - Whyalla before 30 September 2017 and pay only $25 per night.

    Use the promo code WHYSITE25

  • Freecall: 1800 352 966
  • Phone: (08) 8645 7474
  • Fax: (08) 8644 2846
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Our accommodation

Superior 4 Bedroom House - interior

Superior 4 Bedroom House

All the comforts of home and more. The main house houses 3 bedrooms, with a 4th bedroom located in the detached sleepout. Ideal for couples or families sleeping up to 10 guests.

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Deluxe Cabin - 5 Berth

Sleeps 5 / From $152

Sleeps up to 5

Offering a unique mix of luxury and practicality, enjoy stunning ocean views over the Spencer Gulf from the convenience of your private cabin. 

Whyalla Foreshore Deluxe Cabin Exterior

Deluxe Cabin - 6 Berth

Sleeps 6 / From $152

Sleeps up to 6

After a day at the beach, in town or fishing, put your feet up in our Deluxe Cabin and watch the spectacular sunset over the Spencer Gulf. Home away from home – no need...

Whyalla Foreshore Superior  Cabin Exterior

Superior Cabin

Sleeps 6 / From $99

Sleeps up to 6

Spend sunny afternoons relaxing on the shady porch. 4 star option suitable for families or couples. Full kitchen and reverse-cycle heating and cooling.

Whyalla Foreshore Superior Parkview Cabin Exterior

Superior - Parkview Cabin

Sleeps 5 / From $99

Sleeps up to 5

The Superior Parkview Cabin is a bit of luxury, furnished to give maximum comfort with spacious, beautifully designed interiors and private decking.

Whyalla - Superior Seaview Cabin - Bedroom 1

Superior Cabin Seaview - 4 Berth

Sleeps 4 / From $137

Sleeps up to 4

The Superior Seaview Cabin is a bit of luxury, furnished to give maximum comfort with spacious, beautifully designed interiors and private decking.

Whyalla Foreshore - Standard Studio Cabin - exterior

Standard Studio Cabin

Sleeps 2 / From $89

Sleeps up to 2

Great value studio for a couple or the corporate traveller, featuring a patio, private entrance,air conditioning and simple cooking facilities.

Whyalla - Standard Family Cabin 4 Berth - Bedroom 1

Standard Family Cabin-4 Berth

Sleeps 4 / From $80

Sleeps up to 4

If it’s convenience you’re after, our Standard Family Cabin to sleep 4 people is sure to please, with heating and cooling, bathroom and kitchenette. Enjoy a cosy and peaceful stay...

Waterfront Site

Powered Waterfront Sites

Sleeps 6 / From $35

Sleeps up to 6

You provide the accommodation; we’ll provide spectacular views of the Spencer Gulf. Close to amenities, with power. All you’ll need to enjoy the great outdoors your way.

Whyalla - Caravan Camping Site

Powered Caravan & Tent Sites

Sleeps 6 / From $35

Sleeps up to 6

Positioned on the foreshore of the Spencer Gulf, you’ll have the ‘best seats in the house’ to breathtaking sunsets, all from the luxury of your own caravan, campervan or tent...

Discovery Parks - Whyalla Standard Pet Friendly Cabin Exterior

Standard Pet Friendly Cabin

Sleeps 4 / From $94

Sleeps up to 4

If it’s convenience you’re after, our Standard Pet Friendly Cabin to sleep 4 people is sure to please, with heating and cooling, bathroom and kitchenette. Enjoy a cosy...

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

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Whyalla Foreshore Specials

APRIL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

*$109 Cabins*

Book now

Cabin Sale

*$99 Cabins*

Book now

25% OFF

Early Bird Offer

Book now

Kids Stay Free

Easter Egg-ce-lent Special

Book now

Cabin Special

Free Mini Golf

Book now

Stay 3, Pay 2

FREE NIGHT OFFER

Book now

Stay 9, Pay 7!

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Book now

Stay 4, pay $25 per night

SITE SPECIAL

Book now