3 Sep 2014
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 and Tourist Park, is set in the picturesque Tanunda, the main town of the world famous Barossa Valley wine region on the doorstep of wineries, walking trails, art galleries, fine dining and more.
The park lies on a beautiful and shady 7.3 hectare site and currently comprises 273 sites made up of thee luxury villas known as Barossa Havens, 35 cabins including deluxe, superior, standard, and budget accommodation options and 218 caravan and camping sites, of which 121 are powered.
The park facilities include a kiosk, two amenities blocks, two barbecue areas, a fully equipped laundry, a recreational hall that seats up to 130 people and includes games and TV rooms, a community area with a full kitchen, and a soundshell for outdoor entertainment and movies. There’s also a solar heated swimming pool and, for the younger set, a children’s playground, an inflatable trampoline and a bicycle hire facility.
Grant Wilckens, CEO of Adelaide-based Discovery Parks, said the Tanunda park is a significant addition to the company that now stands at 33 parks – and more than 6,500 accommodation sites – located in some of the country’s most spectacular settings.
“In Discovery Parks – Barossa Valley, we have a facility that ticks all the boxes.
“It lies in the heart of the country’s most famous and celebrated wine region and its mix of luxury and standard accommodation options, powered and unpowered sites, and recreational facilities have long appealed to our core target markets of families, touring couples and the so-called grey nomads.
“Our next step is to invest in the park through general facility improvements and develop more cabin accommodation to further capitalise on the area’s enormous tourism opportunities.”
Discovery Parks – Barossa Valley, is in line with the company’s vision to include parks in the country’s most desirable locations that offer the best possible visitor experience for the caravanning, camping and holidaymaking communities.