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

12/12/2019

“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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Splish, Splash and Dunk At One Of These Waterparks

10/12/2019

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 Parks – Echuca opens new waterpark

04/12/2019

Media Release Discovery Parks – Echuca opens new waterpark Father Christmas is set to deliver for the kids at Discovery Parks – Echuca but his gift certainly won’t fit into a stocking this year. A fabulous new waterpark and splash zone is set to open on 24 December, just in...

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Discovery Parks – Geelong makes a splash with new indoor pool

03/12/2019

Media Release Discovery Parks – Geelong makes a splash with new indoor pool The swimming pool is the heart of a holiday park for kids and adults alike, and now guests can enjoy a splash all year round in the new heated indoor pool at Discovery Parks – Geelong. The...

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Discovery Parks – Fraser St, Hervey Bay launches family glamping experience

03/12/2019

Media Release  Discovery Parks – Hervey Bay launches family glamping experience Glamping is soon to arrive at Discovery Parks – Fraser St, Hervey Bay, offering families the chance to experience the pristine Fraser Coast in style. The new glamping precinct, complete with six new safari tents each featuring a queen...

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Splash into Park and Cool Down as the Weather Heats Up

22/11/2019

Living on an island surrounded by water it’s no wonder the Australian summer is all about aquatic fun with beach and pool hangs being at the top of everyone’s summer activity list. How good does it feel to run through the sprinklers or jump into a cool, crisp pool in...

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RSB Pup in Training, Disco, Named Discovery Holiday Parks' First Four-Legged ambassador.

20/11/2019

Media Release RSB Pup in Training, Disco, Named Discovery Holiday Parks' First Four-Legged ambassador. Royal Society for the Blind pup-in-training, Disco, is destined to become South Australia’s number one canine tourist, thanks to the generosity of Discovery Holiday Parks.  As their first four-legged ambassador, Disco will spend his first year...

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The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Cricket

12/11/2019

Backyard cricket is a rite of passage for Australian families. Whether you’re playing in the middle of the MCG or on a pitch mowed by your Uncle, you will need a set of rules to ensure a solid, fair match. Follow these simple rules and we can (almost) guarantee your...

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Discovery Parks shifts the dial with imaginative new campaign

04/11/2019

Media Release Discovery Holiday Parks today launches ‘Intrepid Explorers’, a new campaign that heroes the imagination and curiosity of children, in what is a new creative direction for the company. Narrated through a playful poem read by a young girl / explorer, the ad follows a group of children as...

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Spring School Holidays at Discovery Parks

18/10/2019

Spring holidays were a wonderful whirlwind at Discovery Parks! We had fun with heaps of activities across our 65+ locations across Australia.  Here’s some of our Spring highlights: Hot Wheels Race, Treasure Hunting & Furry Friends at Barossa Valley, SA Families and kids joined in for an afternoon of bike...

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The best places to be during daylight savings

04/10/2019

It’s time to wind your clocks forward an hour and embrace the longer and warmer days. Being able to arrive home from work in daylight is something we all look forward to. Make the most of it by heading to your next trip away. But if you’re not quite sure...

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Discover the Great Whale Migration

30/09/2019

It’s spring and the fish are jumping in southern Australia and, just like the nomads who make the trek north for the winter, the whales are heading home for the summer – but not without making a splash along the way. Fueled by an explosion of krill and pilchards in...

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Dinner in a Dash with Beerenberg

20/09/2019

After long days exploring the great outdoors, get dinner ready in a flash thanks to Beerenberg's new range of meal bases and slow cooker sauces. Add in a few simple ingredients and you can get back to the important things. After all, there's stargazing to be done and marshmallows to...

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Popcorn with a Twist

20/09/2019

Pop it in the microwave, pop it in a pan, or pop it in your popcorn maker - however you pop it, popcorn is a great camping snack for the whole family. Get creative with your corn with these easy recipe twists. CHEESY POPCORN BALLS Makes 12 3 rashers short...

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Our Van in the Middle of Our Street

17/09/2019

WATCH: Our van in the middle of the street Scott Annakin says there’s something special about having your van parked in the same spot. It’s kept him coming back to their home-on-wheels for a decade. While caravan parks are often frequented by travellers forever on the move, some parks are...

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SIP A LOCAL BREW AT LONGSTOCKING BREWERY

17/09/2019

WATCH: Sip a local brew at Longstocking Brewery Let’s face it, one of the best ways to finish a long drive is to enjoy a fabulous frothie when you reach your final destination. No matter how long your journey to the seaside townships of Eden and Pambula, sipping a local...

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FIND FRESH OYSTERS WITH CAPTAIN SPONGES MAGICAL OYSTER TOURS

17/09/2019

WATCH: Captain Sponge's Magical Oyster Tours When you’re passing through the Sapphire Coast, you simply can’t leave without hopping aboard Captain Sponge’s boat to search for your very own fresh oysters. Brett Weingarth has been running his tours through Pambula Lake for the past four years, but he’s been an...

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PICK UP FRESH BREAD & PASTRIES AT HONORBREAD BAKERY

17/09/2019

WATCH: Pick up fresh bread & pastries at Honorbread Bakery Fresh bread - it’s one of life’s simple pleasures, and something that’s almost a campsite (or caravan) staple. At Honorbread, in the tiny town of Bermagui, just an hour North of Pambula, they know how to make good bread. Really...

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KAYAK DOWN MOSSY POINT WITH REGION X KAYAK ADVENTURES

17/09/2019

WATCH: Kayak down Mossy Point with Region X Kayak Adventures Just a ten minute drive from Moruya, Mossy Point is a hidden treasure along the coastline. The point where the Tomaga River meets the sea, Mossy Point is not only beautiful but it’s also the ideal spot for water sports....

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SAVOUR LOCAL FLAVOURS AT CULPITT’S WINERY

17/09/2019

WATCH: Savour local flavours at Cupitt's Winery If you’re stopping by Ulladulla on your way up the coast, Cupitt’s is a treasure trove of delicious delights not to be missed. Tucked away in the valleys just five minutes from Ulladulla township, the family-owned winery, brewery, restaurant and cheesery is a...

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Cosy, Customised Creature Comforts

17/09/2019

WATCH: Cosy, customised creature comforts Meet Peter and Deb, the G’DAY REWARDS ‘Best Mates’ who travel around the country for half their year, and get rewarded for doing it. They might be from New South Wales, but Peter and Deb certainly don’t play favourites when it comes to Aussie states....

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OUT TO SEA WITH JERVIS BAY WILD

17/09/2019

WATCH: Out to sea with Jervis Bay Wild Known as a whale migration area, the South Coast region of New South Wales is a popular place to try and spot one of the gentle giants of the sea. Jervis Bay is particularly popular with visitors and locals to get out...

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TAKE A WALK THROUGH THE TREES WITH ILLAWARRA FLY TREETOP ADVENTURES

17/09/2019

WATCH: Take a walk through the trees with Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures Just two hours South of Sydney and around 40-minutes inland from Gerroa or Kiama, Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures is nestled in the temperate rainforest of Knights Hill. Leave the coastal clifftops behind for a trip through the trees....

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On the Road with Ryan Fitzgerald

17/09/2019

Home for me is… Sydney. We live in Sydney and have for 10 years, but growing up we lived in Port Noarlunga in South Australia. That was home. I grew up… on the beach. We used to play cricket there, I played footy, I was part of nippers there...we grew...

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WHERE THE RIVERS MEET THE SEA

16/09/2019

Watch: Our road trip from Pambula Beach to Wollongong Journey up the coast along the Pacific Highway from Pambula Beach to Wollongong, where rivers flow through meandering mountains out to crystal clear seas. Whether you come from Canberra through the picturesque Snowy Mountains, or you’re travelling up the South East...

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