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Discovering the great Aussie family Christmas

5 Dec 2018

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Media Release: 27 November 2018

Discovering the great Aussie family Christmas

Christmas school holidays are about to start with families across Australia counting down to the festive break. For those who haven’t quite gotten around to booking a family getaway - it’s not too late! Here are Discovery Holiday Parks’ top picks for the festive season:

Discover New South Wales and Victoria

  • Explore the spectacular Sapphire Coast and stay beachfront at Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach. With a kids club voted 2nd best in Asia Pacific*, a waterpark, heated pool and activities like table tennis and mini golf, the kids really will think it’s Christmas. Parents can indulge in wellness activities like tai chi, yoga and massage or just relax with a good book while the waves crash just metres away.  

Deal: Two nights mid-week in a superior cabin for a family of four - $399.

  • Escape to Discovery Parks - Maiden’s Inn Moama on the mighty Murray River. Boats can be launched from the park’s own ramp and with a waterpark, pontoon, pedal kart, playground bouncing pillow and more, you’ll barely want to leave the park. New for summer is a big outdoor screen which will air kid’s movies along with summer sports.

Deal: Stay three nights and only pay for two nights deal available mid-week from 1 Feb – 31 March 2019.

  • Just three hours from Melbourne and Canberra is Discovery Parks – Lake Hume; made for those who love the great outdoors, but with all the creature comforts. With swimming, fishing and boat hire on the magnificent Lake Hume, and a spa and swimming pool along with basketball, volleyball and tennis within the resort-style property, it’s a slice of paradise for the whole family.

Deal: From 1 Feb – 31 March 2018, book a mid-week stay in a cabin for three nights and only pay for two.

Discover South Australia and Tasmania

  • Lakeside Discovery Parks – Lake Bonney is where the best family water sport fun is to be found. With new cabins, a pump track and new swimming pool due to launch before Christmas, the park is being taken to the next level.  Family memories are waiting to be made with swimming, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, skiing, jet skiing, boating and fishing.

Deal: Kids stay free from 4 - 21 February 2019.

  • Four hours from Adelaide lies one of SA’s favourite beach site towns and Discovery Parks – Robe. With new cabins launching prior to Christmas, it’s home to the newest accommodation in town.  From four-wheel driving on the beach to exploring the Naracoorte caves and the limestone cliffs, few people leave Robe without fond holiday memories.

Deal: Book any cabin or site before 24 December and receive 15% off your stay.

  • Cradle Mountain is a bucket list destination, and a trip to Discovery Parks – Cradle Mountain is a bragging rights family holiday.  Set on the edge of world-heritage listed Cradle Mountain Lake St. Clair National Park, a true wilderness experience is on the doorstep of each cabin or caravan.

Deal: Until 26 January, stays of three nights or more in a standard cabin receive a bottle of Tasmanian premium wine and a cheese selection.

Discover Queensland and Darwin

  • Discovery Parks – Coolwaters, Yeppoon is a slice of tropical paradise, with the park cradled between the pristine sands of the Southern Great Barrier Reef an idyllic lake. With a full summer holiday program the kids will be kept busy with magic shows, movie nights, colouring competitions and pancake breakfasts, while parents laze by the resort pool.

Deal: Sign up to G’DAY Rewards for 10% off across the Discovery Parks network year-round.

  • The place to be this summer is the new waterpark at Discovery Parks – Rockhampton. Launching in mid-late December, the much-anticipated new waterpark will keep the kids entertained for hours while the adults enjoy 10 acres of topical gardens, views of majestic Mount Archer and endless sunshine.

Deal: Until 28 February 2019, save 25% on cabin or site stays of 2 or more nights.


  • Discovery Parks – Darwin, has recently re-launched as a tourist park. The idyllic park’s modern villas, cabins and studios are now available to guests – along with powered sites.  Perfectly positioned as the closest holiday park to Darwin city, a stone’s throw from the airport and with easy access to Kakadu and Nitmiluk, the park is a great destination in the Top End.

Deal: Until 28 February 2019, save 25% on cabin or site stays of 2 or more nights.


Discover Western Australia

  • A treat for the tastebuds, Discovery Parks – Swan Valley is at the heart of one of Australia’s best wine regions.  The food and wine trail is not to be missed, and the kids will dine out on a visit to the Colonial Gaol where they can see first hand where convicts were held in the mid-1800s.

Deal: Beat the Christmas rush with a mid-week stay for two or more nights in a cabin and save 20% until December 20.

  • Launching in March 2019 is Discovery Rottnest Island, a new eco-resort in one of WA’s favourite holiday destinations. Featuring 83 glamping tents, guests can sleep (almost) under the stars in what is the first new accommodation on the island in over 30 years.

Deal: Sign up to G’DAY Rewards for 10% off across the Discovery Parks network year-round.

For those who love a Christmas competition, the Caravan Industry Association of Australia will soon be launching their annual 12 Days of Christmas promotion. For a chance to win a family holiday, stay tuned to their Facebook page via

*Voted by New Idea Magazine

For media enquiries:

JESSICA PLAYFORD on 0478 346 504|

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Headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia, and majority owned by Sunsuper, Discovery Parks is the largest owner and operator of lifestyle parks in Australia. It has recently acquired the Top Parks network of family-owned parks under an innovative licensing scheme.

Its parks are distributed across Australia’s outback, water front and national parks ranging from isolated campsites to 4.5-star family luxury.

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