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12 Things To Do This Summer in Australia

25/10/2021

Our parks are in some of Australia’s most in-demand and exotic locations. From the eastern tip of Byron Bay to the western edge of Ningaloo, we have Australians covered when it comes to the best things to do in the best places! Here are 12 that will take your summer...

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Why Cabin Accommodation is the Best Way to Summer

18/10/2021

Summer is around the corner, meaning it’s time to start planning your summer escape! Longer days means more time outdoors. Think beach cricket on the sand, drinks on the verandah, waterpark fun in the sun. Whether it’s a romantic getaway, an active family holiday or a get together with the...

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The Ultimate Guide to Australia's Best Regional Wineries

13/10/2021

From the cool-climate varietals of the Tamar Valley and the sophisticated Semillon's of the Margaret River, to the world famous Shiraz of the Barossa, Australia is blessed with some of the world’s best wine. As a result, no matter where you are, there is a winery experience waiting to be...

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The Best Holiday Accommodation in Australia

11/10/2021

The Best Holiday Accommodation in Australia is a Discovery Parks cabin! Choosing the perfect holiday accommodation can be a game of chess, but if you’re looking for an easy, affordable, and comfortable holiday with your family, cabin accommodation is the way to go. More freedom, more space, and more convenience!...

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7 Reasons Cabins are the Ultimate Family Accommodation

05/10/2021

Looking for an easy, affordable, and memorable holiday experience? Cabin accommodation may be just the answer! If you prefer four solid walls when you go away, Discovery Parks has hundreds of cabins to choose from at over 70 locations around Australia! We know that planning a holiday can get overwhelming,...

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6 Reasons to book a Tasmanian Spring Vacation

01/10/2021

The secret has been out for years: Tasmania is amazing. Home to frontier wilderness, incredible food, delicious wine and adventurous escapes, now is the ideal time to make your way to Australia’s Apple Isle, if not for the first time, then to revisit this underrated Australian destination. If you’ve been...

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5 most haunted places to visit across Australia

30/09/2021

Easily scared? Nothing beats a good ghost story at Halloween! Gathering around the campfire to exchange close encounters of the supernatural is a tradition shared around the world. Sending shivers down your spine, goosebumps across your body, and that eerie sensation that you’re not alone, ghost stories are alive and...

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Best Australian Golf Getaways

29/09/2021

For many Australians, happiness is a small white ball and the freedom of the fairway. To fuel the fire for your next golf getaway, here are some of Australia’s best public courses! You don’t have to be a brilliant golfer to bring the clubs away on holiday. Whether you’re planning...

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NT tourism gems join G'day Group

28/09/2021

Media Release The new owners of iconic NT tourism properties Kings Canyon Resort and Glen Helen have just acquired the MacDonnell Range Holiday Park in Alice Springs and Shady Lane Tourist Park in Katherine, significantly increasing their Territory tourism holding. The G’day Group is the largest regional tourism accommodation provider...

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Top Tips for Hiking the Red Centre's Larapinta Trail

22/09/2021

Australia is known for its frontier experiences. Hiking the Larapinta Trail is one of them. At 223 kilometres long over some of the toughest, driest terrain in the country, the Larapinta Trail from Alice Springs to Ormiston Gorge is one of the most challenging and exhilarating in Australia. Photo Credit:...

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A Quick Guide to Rottnest Island

21/09/2021

Aquamarine sea, the world’s happiest marsupial and a diverse cultural heritage are just a few of the things that await you on Western Australia’s Rottnest Island. Located just 19 kilometres off the coast of Perth, the tranquility of Rottnest Island will make you feel a world away. Rottnest Island is...

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A day trip itinerary in Rottnest Island by bike

20/09/2021

With 63 different beaches, dozens of idyllic bays and so many food and beverage options to explore, one day on Rottnest Island is hardly enough! However, if a day is all you have, a day on 'Rotto' is always a day well-spent - especially by bicycle. Here’s our recommended 1-day...

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Exclusive Kings Canyon Resort offer for locals

16/09/2021

Media Release There has never been a better time for Red Centre locals to soak up the ancient wonders of Kings Canyon, with rare discounts on the popular Kings Canyon Resort from this September. Kings Canyon’s locals offer includes a complimentary buffet breakfast for two each morning, drinks at the...

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Road Trip NSW's Sapphire Coast

16/09/2021

It’s time to start preparing for that summer road trip along one of Australia’s most beautiful stretches of coast. Whether you’re piling into the family wagon or setting off for that first romantic break, the Sapphire Coast in New South Wales is an opportunity to explore wild coastlines, secluded beaches,...

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12 School Holiday Destinations Parents Won't Regret

14/09/2021

Taking the family away during school holidays is a team effort. Activities and new adventures for the kiddo’s, the opportunity to unwind and relax in nature for you! Luckily, with over 70 properties nationwide, Discovery Parks has got what it takes to do both - in style. Consider this state-by-state...

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Port Augusta Wildflowers come to life in SA's North

13/09/2021

Native wildflowers are bringing colour to some of Australia’s most remote National Parks and Gardens. The Australian Arid Lands Botanic Gardens in Port Augusta has come to life this Spring.  Bright yellows, cherry reds and lavender hues have all bloomed in SA’s north -  more proof that Australia’s arid lands...

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Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year

06/09/2021

If you’re in Adelaide, the South Australian Museum is exhibiting the country’s best nature photography until October 31 as part of the Australian Geographic Magazine's Nature Photographer of the Year competition. Open to entries from photographers around the world, below are some of the best wildlife images taken in Australia,...

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Dreamy Queensland beaches we can't wait to visit

03/09/2021

There's nothing like kicking back and enjoying the sun against your skin. With warmer weather just around the corner, we know we're not the only ones looking forward to closing our eyes and sinking our toes into sand!   Queensland's coastline extends approximately 13,300km, meaning the Sunshine state is home to...

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Discovery Hosts Jimeoin as he Waltzes Australia

27/08/2021

Northern Irish comedian Jimeoin recently completed a stand-up tour of holiday parks in some of Australia's most iconic destinations - including two of ours! Luckily, Channel Ten’s cameras were there to record it all... If you love a good laugh keep your eye out for the new Channel Ten show,...

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Royal Society for the Blind - Disco Litter!

26/08/2021

Our Royal Society for the Blind sponsor dog and first four-legged ambassador, Disco, recently sired a healthy litter of 7 labrador pups! To celebrate, the staff at RSB, where Discovery have been taking care of Disco’s training, took him and his pups - who will all now be trained over...

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10 Iconic Australian Hikes You Can Reach From Our Parks

25/08/2021

With so much amazing nature and incredible wildlife on our doorstep, isn’t it time you filled a backpack and set out on an adventure? Enjoy this shortlist of some of the most famous hiking trails in Australia, all of them are within 'walking' distance of our parks. Fresh air and...

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16 Things To Do In these Northern Australia Destinations

25/08/2021

Clip, buckle and strap in - you're packed up and ready for your journey. The northern half of the country is every caravanners dream. You know a few main places to tick off your list, but you want an insider's guide. We've broken it down with these 15 things to...

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Spring into the best trail running events in Australia

23/08/2021

Trail running is one of the best ways to combine physical fitness with the great outdoors. And, once you've got yourself a decent pair of shoes and a hydration pack, hitting the trails is free!  Trail Running events are a great way to stay motivated, become part of a community...

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Pet-friendly parks to reward your pooch

23/08/2021

We love dogs. Not only do they bring personality to our parks, in many cases they are an important part of the team! From supervising tasks to welcoming guests, our park dogs are integral members of the Discovery family.  Because of this, many of our parks offer pet-friendly cabins and...

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5 excuses for a mid-week escape from Adelaide

20/08/2021

We've always loved Adelaide, but that doesn't mean it's not worth putting in the rearview mirror from time to time - and not just at the weekend.  Here are five reminders of why an SA Midweek Getaway* is your chance to let absence make the heart grow fonder. *Use the...

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