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Digital Disrupter joins Discovery Parks Board

13/05/2019

Media Release Digital Disrupter joins Discovery Parks Board Digital marketing expert Paul McCarney has been appointed to Discovery Parks’ Board, supporting the company’s plans to become most digitally advanced operator in the sector. A digital and data pioneer, Paul is the Co-Founder and Chairman of Data Republic, Non-Executive Director of...

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Snow Season Events 2019

10/05/2019

Ready to head to a winter wonderland? Come June long weekend, Thredbo and Perisher will really kick into gear with events throughout the season. From music festivals to family fun days, prepare yourself for plenty of stoke both on and off the slopes.  BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION Thredbo Opening Weekend When:...

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Top 5 Tips For Taking Kids To The Snow

10/05/2019

Nervous about taking young kids to the snow for the first time? It’s a magnificent experience for the whole family – and there is plenty to do for the little ones! Here are some tips for heading to the New South Wales Snowy Mountains. 1. Bundle up We’re sure you...

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4 Hot Chocolates To Cosy Up To This Winter

09/05/2019

Along with fruit and veggies, chocolate is an important food group to include in your life.  This isn't about indulging, it's about sharing. Treat yourself and your family to one of these warming recipes at home or at one of our parks this winter.    Nutella Hot Chocolate recipe & image...

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6 Winter Wonders on Rottnest Island

06/05/2019

Guests of new Discovery - Rottnest Island have loved making the most of the warm weather experiences. But did you know that there's plenty to do all year-round? Whether you're up for a hike or in for a feed, we've whipped up our top things to do this winter on...

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Wacky and Wonderful Events: May to July 2019

26/04/2019

  Whatever you do, don't hibernate this winter! Leave it to the bears and bats. Make the most of the season with a ticket to Australia's best concerts, festivals, and races. We've done all the hard work and hand-picked our favourite events over the next few months to add to your...

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What Type of Caravanner Are You?

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 14/04/2019

At Discovery Parks, we’ve learnt (sometimes the hard way) that we all do things in very different ways. Caravanners are definitely no exception. Caravanners are a great bunch but no two are alike. So for a bit of fun, we’ve narrowed down some of the most common caravanner personalities and...

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Hemsworth discovers the quokka selfie

15/03/2019

Media Release Hemsworth discovers the quokka selfie Rottnest Island’s new glamping destination Discovery – Rottnest Island welcomed Chris Hemsworth and family this week, with the Hollywood star adding to the list of stars to snap a #quokkaselfie. Discovery – Rottnest Island opened just two weeks ago, and Chris Hemsworth is...

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Taking the Scenic Route

13/03/2019

Cruise along the cliff tops of the Great Ocean Road from Melbourne to Robe and soak up the seascapes.  WATCH: The highlights of our trip along the spectacular Great Ocean Road, from Melbourne to Robe The Great Ocean Road - it’s the quintessential Aussie road trip. If you’ve grown up...

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Glamping launches on WA’s Rottnest Island

01/03/2019

Media Release Glamping launches on WA’s Rottnest Island Discovery – Rottnest Island, the first new accommodation on Rottnest Island in over 30 years, today opens with a sell-out first weekend. The 2.8 hectare property is nestled behind the dunes of famous Pinky Beach with 83 fully furnished eco-tents, a resort...

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Discover: 10 ice cream shops we love in Australia

01/03/2019

  Piccolina Gelateria – Melbourne, VIC We’re a little flexible here on “ice cream”. But Melbourne is famous for their gelato (and it’d be a shame to leave them out). The recipes are all-natural and traditional – her recipes are a family secret, passed down from the owner’s father. The options...

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Cushions, Colours and a Caravan

28/02/2019

Watch: Meet Jan & Peter, and step inside their pretty as a picture caravan Meet Jan and Peter - they've made their home on wheels a style statement that turns heads all over the country.  After meeting five years ago, Jan and Peter have been living the retirement dream -...

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The Fantastic Four

28/02/2019

Watch: Sit riverside with this flock of friends and hear their yarns from the road These fun-loving friends from Victoria share their tips, tricks and favourite bits of a good ol' group road trip.  Is your van ready for the next adventure? Plan your next stop with our best site...

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The Great Australian Bucket List

27/02/2019

For his latest book, international bestselling travel author and National Geographic TV host Robin Esrock took his family across the country to research, experience and share the wonders of The Great Australian Bucket List. Having already visited over 100 countries on seven continents, Robin sought the unforgettable activities and destinations...

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Caravan & Camping Hacks

26/02/2019

SNAP-LOCK-OMELETTES Make breakfast eggs even easier by preparing everyone’s omelettes the night before. Add whatever ingredients, herbs and spices you like, label them and you’ll have a simple, no-fuss, no-mess brekky in no time. LET’S GLOW BOWLING STRIKE! Snap up a couple of glowsticks (quite literally), and chuck them in...

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Adelaide's Music Man Paul Kelly

21/02/2019

One of Australia’s most loved and iconic musicians shares his love for South Australia, holidays by the sea and making music. Pic: Cybele Malinowski Home for me is… Adelaide. I’ve lived in Melbourne for longer than I’ve lived in Adelaide, and my children have grown up in Melbourne, but Adelaide...

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You Do Make Friends with Salad

21/02/2019

Watch: Simple salads come to life (and taste delish, too) Nothing says summer like a fresh, crunchy salad to pair with your favourite barbie meats. Toss it in a big ol' bowl, roll out the picnic rug, set up the deck chairs and get stuck in pool-side. Go on -...

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Trip Down Memory Lane

21/02/2019

Watch: Gather 'round the camp cooker as we chat to jesse, passionate foor fan & camper Childhood memories keeping family camping traditions alive. For many regular campers, it’s our memories of childhood and family traditions that keep us on the road and teaching new generations the ropes of caravanning and...

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50 Thousand Kilometres & Counting

21/02/2019

WATCH: Meet Alan, who's clocked up thousands of kilometres and dozens of ripper road stories to match Meet the man with so many pins on his map he's lost count. Mosey over to Alan Richardson’s campsite and he’ll likely show you his impressive iPad road trip map, which has more...

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Cool Down in one of These 10 Swimming Pools

25/01/2019

Have you heard it's been hot lately? As in, all over the news hot? Could fry an egg on a pan type of sweltering? When they say it's cooking, they mean it this time.  Summer is kicking it's feet up to stay a little while longer - we're not complaining....

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Top 10 Places to Discover in 2019

04/01/2019

We've had a look at the best places to visit in 2019 across Australia. We couldn't number them - it's impossible to choose favourites! From the most exciting festivals to the freshest seafood you've ever had, these are the holidays to look forward to in the new year.    Capricorn Coast,...

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New look for Discovery Parks - Robe

17/12/2018

Media Release 17 December 2018 New look for Discovery Parks - Robe ROBE, SA: Discovery Parks - Robe has unveiled a fresh new look ahead of the summer season, following a $1.7 million investment in accommodation and amenity upgrades. Nine brand new waterfront deluxe cabins have been officially launched today...

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New waterpark for Rockhampton

17/12/2018

ROCKHAMPTON, QLD: Aquatic fun in ‘Rocky’ will go up a notch this summer, with the launch of a new waterpark at Discovery Parks – Rockhampton. Set to open in December 2018, the new $1.6 million waterpark will feature three slides, a dump bucket and toddler area. Work has already started...

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Discovery Rottnest Island Opens For Bookings

05/12/2018

The first new accommodation on Rottnest Island in over 30 years– Discovery Rottnest Island – is now officially open for bookings for stays from 1 March 2019.  The highly anticipated new eco resort features 83 fully furnished tents, and brings an exciting new experience to Rottnest Island for locals and...

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Discovering the great Aussie family Christmas

05/12/2018

Media Release: 27 November 2018 Discovering the great Aussie family Christmas Christmas school holidays are about to start with families across Australia counting down to the festive break. For those who haven’t quite gotten around to booking a family getaway - it’s not too late! Here are Discovery Holiday Parks’...

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