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Australia's Best Waterparks are at Discovery

14 Jan 2022

‘Pool hangs’ and aquatic fun have always been top of the list when it comes to summer activities.

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At Discovery Parks we have dozens of safe water play and splash park spaces in more than 75 holiday parks around Australia!

Here’s a few to ‘whet’ your appetite and the full list of our parks with waterparks below!


Coolwaters Yeppoon, QLD

The best waterparks in australia coolwater yeppoon queenslandKids never get bored when they're playing in water!

In between coral reefs and tranquil lakes, the waterpark here will still have everyone smiling all day long. With five different waterslides, a tipping bucket and aquatic playground, there's no need to break the bank on other waterparks!

Close to the Southern Great Barrier Reef and Keppel Islands, Coolwaters is the very best of tropical Queensland. Enjoy the 30m resort-style swimming pool, sports facilities like tennis and basketball courts, BBQ areas and shaded playgrounds inside the park!


FULL list of QLD parks with waterparks here:

Airlie Beach, Coolwaters Yeppoon, Mackay, Rockhampton, Townsville

Byron Bay, NSW

The best waterparks in australia byron queenslandThis is a child paradise in paradise! 

While you can’t beat a lazy afternoon by the pool yourself, at a Discovery Parks waterpark there's always a new game or water-based adventure to have with your children! 

Blessed by all-year-round good weather, heaps of kids facilities and an ozone-filtered swimming pool, there's a reason our Byron Bay park is so popular. Enjoy the tennis court, bouncing pillow and all our Camp Kitchen facilities in this great family spot close to the beaches and hinterland that are the heart of this jewel in the NSW North Coast. 


FULL list of NSW parks with waterparks here:

Byron BayDubbo, Emerald Beach, Harrington Beach, Maidens Inn - Moana, Pambula Beach

Barossa Valley, SA

The best waterparks in australia barossa saA splash park and swimming pool is the perfect way to keep kids playing all day!

It can get hot amongst the vines at the Barossa! This makes our waterpark here a winner for adults and kids alike! Explore multiple splash zones, slides, a large tipping bucket and interactive obstacles.

Located in the heart of the fruit, wine and produce bowl that is the Barossa Valley, South Australian's have been loving this place for generations. Guests here enjoy a choice of swiming pools, activity rooms, a nature playground and bicycle hire. Also popular are the bouncing pillow and BBQ areas!


FULL list of SA parks with waterparks here:

Lake Bonney, Barossa Valley, Goolwa 

READ THE MEDIA RELEASE 14 July 2021: Work Starts on 'Kid-Paradise' at Goolwa

Townsville, QLD

The best waterparks in australia townsville qldLook at this oasis of relaxation!

You might not leave this resort-style setting because believe us, it packs a punch from sunrise to sunset!

With crystal clear water like this begging to be jumped in, you won't have trouble convincing the kids to get involved, although leaving might be a different story - sorry!

The best waterparks in australia townsville queenslandWill you take on our slippery slide double trouble?

In the meantime, make the most of the adventure playground, swimming pool, bouncing pillow, BBQ areas and Camp Kitchen in this piece of tropical paradise!


READ THE MEDIA RELEASE 14 July 2021: New Townsville Splash Park Ahead of Bumper Holiday Season 

Dubbo, NSW

The best waterparks in australia dubbo nswMinutes away from Dubbo Zoo, combine baby rhinos with this beauty perfect for small families!

Dubbo might not get the headlines of other locations, but this family-friendly spot in central New South Wales offers plenty.

Enjoy a movie and games room, bouncing pillow, swiming pool and of course the waterpark with multiple slides to choose from! Parents will also love the BBQ areas and Camp Kitchen, from where you can supervise the entertainment at a safe (dry) distance!


Echuca, VIC

The best waterparks in australia echuca vicPaddlesteamers are just the beginning in the riverside town of Echuca!

With mini-golf, bouncing pillows and sports facilities galore to entertain young minds, Discovery Parks - Echuca has something for every age kid!

Featuring mutliple spray zones, slides and toddler splash zones, this waterpark is hours of entertainment when you and the kids need to cool down. The Mighty Murray is on the doorstep of this holiday park, so  get out there and explore river cruises, heritage art or why not the Echuca-Moana Food & Wine Trail!


FULL list of VIC parks with waterparks here:


Lake Bonney, SA

The best waterparks in australia lakebonney saJust because we're on a lake, doesn't mean we don't do slippery slides into pools as well!

The very best of South Australia's Riverland comes together at Lake Bonney. Life on a lake with all the toys, combined with world-class cellar doors and tours that explore beatiful Lake Bonney and beyond!

When that's all said and done, enjoy the Splash Zone of this popular water park with slides, spray zones and tipping buckets. Then avail yourself of the various sports facilities, bouncing pillow, activity room and bicycle pump track before a little r'n'r at the BBQ or Camp Kitchen!

There's also water trampolines on the lake and a swimming pool to slow things down a little more in! You might need it here.


Rottnest Island, WA

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Sometimes the only playground you need is the location itself!

Welcome to island life on an idyllic patch of paradise. Perched just a short ferry from Western Australia's metropolitan coast, let the kids splash around here while you enjoy somefun of your own with cocktail in hand!

Multi-task by planning your days at Discovery Rottnest, where the staff at Pinky's Beach Club are always ready to elevate your glamping experience to a level above the ordinary. Explore the island's tranquil bays, seafood eateries, bakeries and stunning beaches, not to mention the unique pace of Quokka life life on this world-first eco-resort.


FULL list of WA parks with waterparks here:

Discovery Rottnest Island, Bunbury Foreshore 

READ THE MEDIA RELEASE 15 Dec 2021: Bunbury Splash Park to open in 2022

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