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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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Discovery Directory: Things to see and do In Hobart

03/09/2019

One of Australia’s most beautiful cities, Hobart is nestled on the Derwent River with Mount Wellington as an unforgettable backdrop. Full of culture, nature, history and delicious produce Hobart is a true feast for the senses. As locals to the area here are our top picks for things to see...

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Spring School Holiday Fun 2019

28/08/2019

Spring has sprung and there is heaps happening both in and out of park throughout the next few months. We've rounded up the best activities happening around Australia for your kids this spring.  South Australia It's show time as the Royal Adelaide Show kicks off 30th Aug till the 8th...

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The best events in Spring 2019

27/08/2019

Spring has sprung and we think it's the best time to get out and about and explore Australia. To help you decide how to spend your weekends here is a roundup of the best events happening around Australia this Spring.  Victoria It's time to don your fascinator cause it's time...

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The Half-Century Travellers

22/08/2019

WATCH: Max and Dorne Reardon have been road-tripping from Melbourne to Pambula Beach for nearly 50 years, but say it’s the memories that mean more than the miles.    We first came here in 1971 when our youngest daughter was six weeks old,” Dorne says. “We hired one of their on-site...

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Discovery Directory: Things to see and do in Emerald Beach

20/08/2019

Nestled between the beach and the bush lies a gem of the east coast, Emerald Beach.  Halfway between Sydney and Brisbane this picturesque area is all about the water with swimming, surfing, fishing and long beach walks aplenty. But as locals to the area, we know that there is so...

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

19/08/2019

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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5 ways to spoil Dad this Father's Day

14/08/2019

Let’s be honest, Dads are hard to buy for. If they want something, they’ll go and get it themselves. If they need something, Mum has probably sorted that out for them. So, on Father’s Day, the day that we show Dad how special he is to us, how do we...

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6 Rules of Park Etiquette

08/08/2019

Parks are a great place to spend your holiday but with people from all walks of life in the one space it's a good idea to follow these 6 rules to ensure you are a great park guest. Keep the noise down. Generally quiet time is 10pm till 6am as...

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Best beer, wine and spirit regions around Australia

06/08/2019

On holiday there’s nothing better than finding a new favourite, be it restaurant, hobby or even drink! Which is why we’ve put together our top beer, wine and spirit regions around Australia so you can start planning where you are going to find your next favourite beverage.   Western Australia Swan...

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