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10 Things To Do At Lane Cove

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 14/04/2021

Just 30 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Sydney is the thriving town of Lane Cove. Its main and most popular attraction is Lane Cove National Park. But there’s more to Lane Cove than just bushland. If you’re looking for the type of holiday that balances nature, and cultural...

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7 Mother’s Day Getaway ideas

14/04/2021

We don’t need an excuse to spoil our mums but Mother’s Day is the time to take your spoiling up to the next level. And what better way to show mum how much she means to you by planning a getaway for her! To help you plan a Mother’s Day...

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Caravanner Profiles – Which One Are You?

15/03/2021

Community is what makes our Discovery Holiday Parks so welcoming and, during Nomad season, there are all different types of caravanners that you will no doubt meet moving from site-to-site or socialise with during happy hour in the Camp Kitchen. Here’s a few of the caravanner personalities you might just...

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Tips for your next road trip with kids

08/03/2021

A family road trip is an Australian tradition and a rite of passage for many young families. Packing up the car and heading out on an adventure to somewhere new is what family memories are made of but it’s important to set yourself up for success so that your Aussie...

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A new era for Australian tourism

22/02/2021

MEDIA RELEASE  Iconic Australian tourism assets El Questro in WA and Kings Canyon Resort in the NT are back in Australian hands, with the G’day Group purchasing the properties from global hospitality company Delaware North. The G’day Group have also purchased Lane Cove Holiday Park in NSW in a $60M...

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The best Chocolate Factories to visit!

12/02/2021

Easter is just around the corner (we know, scary isn't it!) and that's got us thinking about all the chocolate delights that come with this delicious time of year. To help get us in the mood we've taken a look at the best chocolate factories that you can visit around...

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7 Best Things To Do In Dubbo

08/02/2021

Just 5 hours from Sydney in rural NSW is the action packed town of Dubbo. Located in the heart of the Macquarie Valley, Dubbo has so many amazing things to see and explore.  Go Wild at the Zoo Taronga Western Plains Zoo is an immersive experience with open range exhibits...

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Why Holiday Parks are a great way to travel solo!

19/01/2021

It’s the most romantic time of the year, but for the unattached Valentine’s Day can be a bit of a minefield. Soppy weekends filled with loved-up couples might seem the time to stay at home, but here’s why you shouldn’t dismiss a Valentine’s getaway just because you’re single.   Solo travel...

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Shrimp on the Barbie Recipe

18/01/2021

“Shrimp on the barbie” We love a BBQ and Rottnest Island's Executive Chef Karl Wulf has thrown this recipe together, perfect for your Aus Day long weekend celebrations! Skull island prawns with hot sauce, coconut milk and lemon. Ingredients 3 each Skull island prawns split down the middle, veins removed...

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Splish, Splash and Dunk At One Of These Waterparks

12/01/2021

We can feel the breeze already: the fan pointing directly at our faces at full blast while the kids poke us to take them to the pool. We all have a complicated relationship with summer. But you can't beat that sunshine, happiness, and extra time to spend with your family...

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Discovery Directory: Things to see and do in the Clare Valley

14/12/2020

Less than 2 hours from Adelaide lies the picturesque Clare Valley where you can experience gourmet food, boutique wine experiences and stunning scenery. Clare is where the wheat meets the vines in a unique wine region, with vineyards mixed with rolling paddocks in a true foodie paradise. But as locals...

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Travelling over the festive season? Here's How to Tell Santa Claus about your Travel Plans

12/12/2020

“If we’re not home on Christmas Day, how will Santa Claus know where to find us?” The age-old question asked by youngsters during the festive season. Let’s face it, kids ask tons of questions about Christmas and Santa Claus in general but, for when the “he knows where you are”...

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Second Lake Hume property boosts G’day Group’s Murray footprint

03/12/2020

Media Release Discovery Parks and the G’day Group have welcomed Discovery Parks – Lake Hume, New South Wales (formerly BIG4 Lake Hume Tourist Park) to its portfolio, boosting the company’s coverage of Murray River road trip routes through SA, NSW and Victoria. Fifteen minutes from the heart of Albury, this...

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Major upgrade for new Discovery Parks - Bright

03/12/2020

Media Release  Bright’s best rated holiday park, Bright Freeburgh Caravan Park, is set for a $6m upgrade having been acquired by the G’day Group, and joining the portfolio as Discovery Parks – Bright. The significant development is planned to encourage higher visitation to Victoria’s High County includes over 30 cabins...

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G’day grows footprint in SA tourism hotspots

09/11/2020

Media Release Iconic South Australian properties McCracken Country Club and Hahndorf Resort / Adelaide Hills Convention Centre have been acquired by the G’day Group, with the company diversifying its portfolio amid a strong COVID recovery. The G’Day Group has also purchased Goolwa Camping and Tourist Park, taking the company’s South...

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Say G’day to the biggest thing in regional tourism

08/11/2020

Media Release With regional travel booming across much of Australia, the G’day Group today launches G’Day Parks – the nation’s largest community of independent parks. Rising from the impact of COVID-19, G’day Parks invites Aussies to “say G’day to more of Australia,” with more than 280 properties in the country’s...

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Holiday parks set for busiest Christmas on record

02/11/2020

Media Release Aussie holiday parks are preparing for a bumper Christmas season with bookings already up 150% across the country according to the G’Day Group – Australia’s largest regional accommodation provider. Border closures and restrictions mean Australians will be holidaying at home, with the state-by-state breakdown revealing: QLD is leading...

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Major upgrade to Discovery Parks - Broome

23/10/2020

Media Release Discovery Holiday Parks plans to invest $9 million into a significant facelift of its Broome property following a successful tender process with the Shire of Broome, and a strong regional tourism recovery. A new 42-year lease of the Roebuck Bay Caravan Park has enabled the company to progress...

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Campfire Catch Ups with Hamish from Cloncurry, QLD

23/09/2020

Being a Park Manager can be tough, but for Hamish Griffin, the PM at Discovery Parks – Cloncurry, it seems like a walk in the park compared to his previous career! “I am happily married to the love of my life Hazel who works part-time in the front office team....

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Last minute stays the new norm

25/08/2020

Media Release  Last minute stays may become a new norm for Australia’s travel industry, with COVID-19 uncertainty meaning the lead time for accommodation bookings has halved. Australia’s largest regional accommodation provider, the G’DAY Group, has released statistics showing an average booking lead time reduction from 24 days, to just 10.5...

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5 reasons why you should take your dog on holiday

19/08/2020

There's nothing better than hitting the road for a family holiday but so often when we travel we can't take the whole family with us, our happiest family members, our dogs, have to stay behind. Not anymore! With so many of our Discovery Parks providing pet friendly facilities you don't...

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The best fishing spots around Australia

17/08/2020

August is fishing month so there has never been a better time to cast a line at some of Australia's best fishing spots. We asked some of our park managers to share what makes their local fishing spots worth planning a trip to visit!    Darwin Darwin is the ideal place...

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A day in Harrington Beach

17/08/2020

G'Day Nikki, Park Manager at Discovery Parks - Harrington here. Our park is a pretty special spot and we love to welcome new travellers who haven't visited the region before. To help give you an idea of what you can expect we thought we'd create our perfect day in Harrington...

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Discover the Epicurean Way at Discovery Parks

07/08/2020

This road trip is all about decadence so it’s time to prepare your tastebuds for an epicurean journey through South Australia’s best wine and food regions. Adelaide Beachfront Start your journey in Adelaide and set yourself up at Discovery Parks – Adelaide Beachfront. Not only will you have the beach...

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The Best of the West Road Trip

29/07/2020

Onslow to Lake Kununurra When the weather gets cooler it’s time to start your winter road trip adventure at the top end of Western Australia and chase the sun. Not only is there warm weather but the nature, food and incredible scenery is unforgettable. This 7-10 day journey will take...

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