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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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Discover NSW’s Pacific Coast by Car

20/07/2020

Now’s the time to explore the treasures of our own backyard and what better way than packing the family into the car and hitting the open road! Family road trips are what memories are made of and the north coast of New South Wales packs a punch when it comes...

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HOW TO PACK YOUR CARAVAN FOR A SAFE ROAD TRIP

16/07/2020

Are you soon to be headed out on the road in a camper or caravan? Perhaps it’s the first time you’re planning a caravanning adventure? Packing for a caravanning trip can be overwhelming if you haven’t done so before, and we’re here to make sure everybody is enjoying themselves safely...

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Hacks For a Safe and Clean Campsite

09/07/2020

Let’s face it, we could all use some handy tips and tricks to use while we’re out on the road, and we’ve got just the thing! Camping hacks don’t just make life easier and safer; they also make it more fun for the family. We have a hack for just...

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Caravanner Profiles – Which One Are You?

07/07/2020

Community is what makes our Discovery Holiday Parks so welcoming and, during Nomad season, there 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 meet...

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SPLASH AROUND THIS WINTER: Heated Pools at Discovery Parks

07/07/2020

Brrr it may be chilly but don't let that stop you from splashing around on your holiday! Take a look at which of our parks have heated pools, perfect for your winter getaway entertainment!  PARK HEATED POOL Byron Bay Yes (the small pool is heated) Clare Yes (Solar) Dubbo Yes...

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Campfire Catch Ups with Sandy from Geelong, VIC

01/07/2020

If you’re heading to Victoria’s surf coast and bustling Geelong, a stay at Discovery Parks – Geelong will put you right in the heart of the action and will give you a chance to say G’day to Park Manager Sandy Marsh. Sandy has been managing the park since joining Discovery...

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Campfire Catch Ups with Ray from Warrnambool, VIC

30/06/2020

Ray McGilivray is a family man; husband to Sandra for 41 years, father to 3 girls and 1 Kelpie Cross named Lucy, grandfather to 10 grandchildren, and Park Manager to 4 Discovery Parks, the current being Discovery Parks – Warrnambool. Throughout his 11 years, Ray’s Discovery Parks career has always...

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FIRST-TIME CAMPER’S GUIDE: Holiday Park Myths Busted

30/06/2020

With domestic travel the leading option for holidaymakers right now, you might be considering a caravan park holiday for the very first time. Not sure what to expect from a holiday park? No worries! We’ve busted some common myths and misconceptions so you can sort fact from fiction and roll...

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SPEND SOME FAMILY TIME IN WA

30/06/2020

We know the secret to fun family holidays and, cos we’re nice, we’re going to let you in on it… book a getaway to a Discovery Parks location in WA! There’s plenty to keep the kids busy with enough down-time that Mum and Dad can relax and recharge too. Let...

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PARKS WITH FIRE PITS - Warm up this winter

30/06/2020

There's nothing better than getting together around a fire on a clear winter night. Toasting marshmallows, sharing stories and having a laugh is what camping is all about. But with fire comes alot of responsibility which is why there are so many rules surrounding our fire pits in park. To...

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DRIVE AWAY TO A FAMILY HOLIDAY IN NSW

30/06/2020

Pile the fam bam in the car for an adventure in your backyard and drive in to stay at Discovery Parks NSW. You won’t need your passport to explore these incredible locations, just some local travel tips direct from our park staff. We promise it’ll be a family getaway that...

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Campfire Catch Ups with Andy from Lake Bonney, SA

25/06/2020

It’s not often you can start a job and grow your career while working in amazing places across the country, but that’s exactly what Andy Forman did when he started as a Groundskeeper with Discovery Parks thirteen years ago! “I started at Lake Maraboon [QLD] and worked my way up...

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Sunny Family Getaways in QLD

25/06/2020

Be a fun Mum and take the family on a sunny road trip to explore QLD. But, here’s a tip, you might just need to lock in a longer break as, with so many outdoor activities, white sandy beaches and nature encounters, you’ll need a day to fulfil every family...

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FAMILY PLAY DATES IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

25/06/2020

Cabin fever has no doubt hit hard over the last few weeks, so isn’t it time to get out of your backyard and come spend some time in ours? There is endless amounts of fun to be had for the whole family at our 9 Discovery Parks locations across SA....

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Discover the Great South West of Western Australia

25/06/2020

Named Asia-Pacific’s Number One MUST-VISIT destination in 2019 by Lonely Planet, Western Australia’s Great South West Edge Drive is the perfect road trip for you and your family! Winding your way along the coast to uncover hidden gems, the breathtaking coastline takes you through wine regions, forests and even the...

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DISCOVERY BARKS: Say G’day to our park dogs

25/06/2020

They say that dogs are man’s best friend and we know that Aussies from coast to coast love to hit the road with their four-legged family members! Heads out the car window, tongues lolling in the breeze – dogs love holidays too and we have a huge range of parks...

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Things to see and do in the Barossa Valley

18/06/2020

The Barossa Valley needs little introduction. The region is known for good food and internationally renowned wine but, there is so much more to see and do than just eat and drink! The team of locals at Discovery Parks - Barossa Valley have put together their must see and do...

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