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10 Must-Do Activities to Discover in Moama NSW

27/05/2020

There’s something about river holidays and the Echuca-Moama region on the NSW and VIC border is one of our favourite places!  We asked the team at Discovery Parks – Maidens Inn, Moama for their best recommendations of things to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re spending your...

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CAMPFIRE CATCH UPS with Mick and Jane from Forster, NSW

27/05/2020

Mick and Jane Ticehurst, Park Managers at Discovery Parks – Forster, have been with Discovery Parks for nearly ten years and their work has taken them all around the country, from Queensland and South Australia to Western Australia and, now, Forster in NSW. “I’ve ot no idea where the time...

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Choose your Adventure – The Best Things to See & Do in Echuca

27/05/2020

Under a 3-hour drive from Melbourne’s CBD and right on the banks of the mighty Murray River, you’ll find Echuca, a Victorian town with a history lesson to give, food & wine trails to sample and a spot of boutique shopping to do. It’s a tourists’ delight! The team at...

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The Best Bike Trails in Pambula Beach

26/05/2020

When visiting the team at Discovery Parks – Pambula Beach there is no better way of exploring the region than to get those legs moving and jump on a bike. With calm and clear autumn days take in the environment and scenery… there is so much to see. Don’t worry...

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Explore the Scenery and Sights of the Snowy Mountains

26/05/2020

From the famous Snowy River to the top of mainland Australia’s tallest mountain, Mount Kosciuszko, NSW’s Snowy Mountains provide the ultimate in spectacular scenery and mountain adventure no matter the time of year. Discovery Parks – Jindabyne is your gateway to the region, so whether you’re strapping on skis in...

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All ABOARD – GET TO KNOW ECHUCA’S PADDLESTEAMER FLEET

21/05/2020

Cruise into the charming riverside town of Echuca and there’s one thing you’ll immediately notice, paddlesteamers… and lots of ‘em! Their loud foghorns draw your attention to the Port of Echuca where you’ll quickly step back in time to discover what riverboat life was all about. Discovery Parks - Echuca...

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Local Fishing Secrets from a Pro in Forster, NSW

21/05/2020

Did you know that Forster and Tuncurry in the Barrington Coast region of New South Wales is one of the state’s favourite places to fish? Avid anglers will love the local waterways and beaches to cast a line and bring home the catch of the day! We caught up with...

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10 Best Things To Do in Airlie Beach, Far North QLD & Surrounds

21/05/2020

Who better to recommend the best activities and experiences that Queensland’s Whitsunday region has to offer than the team at Discovery Parks – Airlie Beach! Our resident experts have compiled a list of their favourite local things to see and do to make sure you get the most out of...

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Explore Pambula Beach by Foot

21/05/2020

Boy, what can we say? The shores of Pambula Beach sure are absolutely beautiful and all within walking distance from Discovery Parks – Pambula Beach. It’s no wonder our guests queue up to visit this popular park! Ben Boyd National Park wraps around the park and securely frames Pambula Beach...

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WALK WARRNAMBOOL WITH JANET & JACK

20/05/2020

Located right on the Great Ocean Road, the city of Warrnambool brings the sights; a breathtaking coastline, a glimpse of a southern right whale and a vibrant community to explore. Janet and her rescue dog Jack have been doing just that and taking in the view by foot and paw...

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10 Best Things To Do in Byron Bay – According to Our Park Team

20/05/2020

Everyone thinks they know the sleepy coastal town of Byron Bay but no one really knows the best things to see and do like the locals who live there. That’s why our park team at Discovery Parks – Byron Bay have put together their top 10 things to do next...

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HAVE A WHALE OF A TIME AT HERVEY BAY

20/05/2020

It seems like we’re not the only ones looking forward to a holiday, meet the oh so famous Humpback Whales on their annual migration to the Fraser Coast. You’re guaranteed to sight these magnificent mammals between mid-July and mid-October so book in a stay with the team at Discovery Parks...

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Holidaymakers jump on low-rate NSW ski season

20/05/2020

Media Release Holidaymakers jump on low-rate NSW ski season NSW holiday makers are taking advantage of an unprecedentedly affordable snow season, with Discovery Parks – Jindabyne receiving an influx of enquiries since the lifting of travel restrictions was announced. While the property would usually be near sold out in advance...

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DAN & STEPH SERVE UP FRASER COAST TOURISM

19/05/2020

You might recognise their faces from the telly, Dan & Steph (pictured below) were contestants on My Kitchen Rules. The couple were crowned winners of their season in 2013 and have now also recently been crowned ambassadors for Visit Fraser Coast - that’s a lot of shiny, heavy headwear! Discovery...

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Explore the Fraser Coast Like a Local with Tasman Venture

19/05/2020

White sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, ancient rainforest and freshwater lakes so pure it is better than a visit to a day spa. Are you ready to explore the wonderful west coast of Fraser Island? Come set up camp at Discovery Parks – Fraser Street, Hervey...

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Best of the Barrington Coast in Forster NSW

19/05/2020

New South Wales’s mid-north coast is famous for its stunning beaches, waterways and national parks and Discovery Parks – Forster is right in the heart of it all! You’ll find Forster on the Barrington Coast, just three and a half hours north of Sydney. Spend your stay soaking up the...

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The 10 Best Things to do in Yeppoon QLD and Surrounds

13/05/2020

Who better to recommend the best activities and experiences that Queensland’s Yeppoon region has to offer than the team at Discovery Parks – Coolwaters, Yeppoon? Our resident experts have compiled a list of their favourite local things to see and do to make sure you get the most out of...

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Waitlist for getaways as iso-escape planning begins

07/05/2020

Media Release  Waitlist for getaways as iso-escape planning begins Rising enquiries from Aussies wanting to book getaways once restrictions are eased have led to Australia’s largest holiday park operator opening a ‘waitlist’ for their most popular destinations. Chief Executive of Discovery Holiday Parks, Grant Wilckens said that with an easing...

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Holiday Park Etiquette – How to be a Carefree Caravan Camper

06/05/2020

Escaping the everyday norm with the lure of regional roads that lead to some of the most picturesque and remote locations in Australia is too great. However, well-planned holidays can quickly turn into horror stories when neighbouring holiday-makers don’t consider those around them (especially during peak travel periods). Whether you’re...

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First Time Nomads – How to Pick your Perfect Van

19/03/2020

A new intriguing destination awaits every week, sundowners with like-minded travellers are the nightly norm and, travel tips from friendly park managers keep extending your on-the-road plans. The nomad lifestyle sure sounds appealing!   Spending time getting to know your Aussie backyard is an exciting prospect. But, putting your city life...

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24 Stunning National Parks in Australia

16/03/2020

Get lost...in places so magical, you'll wonder why you haven't tried losing your way before. Emus walking right up to you, crocodiles basking in the sun and cod fishing on the Murray River - that's what you'll be rewarded with when you get off the beaten track in one of...

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Our Favourite Farmers Markets Around Australia

16/03/2020

Markets, whether they be for produce, trinkets, handmade arts and crafts or for just getting a great coffee and soaking up the atmosphere, are a highlight on many people’s travels. We’ve rounded up some of the best markets around Australia to visit.  WESTERN AUSTRALIA MIDLAND FARMERS’ MARKET WHEN: Sunday's 7am...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Mornington Hobart

10/03/2020

Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Mornington Hobart   Just 10 minutes from Hobart, in the shadow of Mount Rumney, Discovery Parks - Mornington Hobart provides easy access to main roads, the airport, the beach and a heap of tourist attractions. Tiptoe through local history, get up close...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Cradle Mountain

06/03/2020

Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Cradle Mountain   With its majestic stone fireplaces and log cabins on the edge of a world-heritage listed national park, Discovery Parks – Cradle Mountain is the perfect base camp for all the epic outdoor adventures this region has to offer. Balance...

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A year of highs for Discovery – Rottnest Island

06/03/2020

Media Release  A year of highs for Discovery - Rottnest Island Celebrating its first birthday, Discovery – Rottnest Island is welcoming West Australian tastebuds to discover a new side to Rotto at Pinky’s Beach Club. A year since opening, Executive Chef Karl Wulf is on a mission to make the...

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