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16 Things To Do In these Northern Australia Destinations


Updated April 2022 From Ningaloo on the left to Rockhampton on the right and Alice in the middle, the top half of Australia is finally your oyster again! With the best weather in the world and a billion stars to guide you, explore these 17 reasons to make northern Australia...

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Caravanner Profiles – Which One Are You?


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

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Holiday Park Etiquette – How to be a Carefree Caravan Camper


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

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 19/03/2020

Updated July 2022 It’s time we talked...about buying your first caravan! If you’re about to take the leap and purchase your first ever home on wheels, we know it can be daunting. To put you at ease about your decision, we’ve put together this list of the most common recreational...

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24 Stunning National Parks in Australia


Get 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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Recovery and Resilience – The True-Blue Aussie Spirit


Ways to Open your Wallet and Heart to Regional Communities in Need It’s no secret that our regional communities are doing it tough and that the outpour of generosity has been overwhelming during this time of need. Community Spirit is at an all-time high but, wouldn’t it be great if...

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4 Hot Chocolates To Cosy Up To This Winter


Updated June 2022 There’s nothing better than a winter warmer recipe to add a little cosiness to a chilly day, and a sweet treat never goes astray either. While a mug of cocoa is a classic, you can take your hot choccie from drab to fab with these four delicious...

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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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Benefits of a G'DAY Rewards Membership


At Discovery Parks, we're about taking care of our family of nomads, explorers, twitchers, fishermen, hikers, BBQ experts, and all of the rest. Our G'DAY Rewards members are valuable to us: you chose us, and we want to give back to you. Guests return to our parks with their families,...

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Top 7 Things To Do in Charters Towers


Wander the streets of yesteryear in a little town called Charters Towers. At its peak, Charters Towers was dubbed by locals as "The World". While it's not the big bustling place it used to be, it remains a pleasant stop in the outback to explore.  Dive straight into the history...

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Discover Australia's Aboriginal Art and Culture


Australia’s Aboriginal people are one of the world’s most ancient living cultures with a history spanning 50,000 years. Heading to some of the more remote areas of Australia often provides the opportunity to connect with our country’s indigenous culture and heritage. The Aboriginal people are often keen to share their...

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Best 4WDriving Spots in Australia


Ready to kick up the mud and dirt? Explore some of the best attractions in Australia by 4WD.  Discover our best 4WDing spots in Australia - because we all love a little adventure.  Millstream Chichester National Park Where: Millstream, Western Australia Nearest Parks: Discovery Parks - Pilbara, Karratha and Discovery...

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Staircase to the Moon


STAIRCASE TO THE MOON The Staircase to the Moon is a natural phenomenon that occurs only in the North West of Australia between March and October. During the full moon this region experiences such dramatic tidal changes throughout the day that enable the pockets of water caught in the sand...

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Your Complete Guide To Whale Watching Around Australia


Updated August 2022 Did you know that sixty percent of all whale species call Australian waters home? This makes Australia one of the best places in the world to spot a whale. Find out where to go and where to stay on your next whale-watching adventure! Australia's Whale Watching Season...

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7 Reasons Why Launceston, Tasmania Is Our Loved Little Secret


Beyond the Salamanca Markets in Hobart and the Spirit of Tasmania in Devonport, there's magic to be found in other corners of the state. Launceston is your gateway to Tasmania's north east.  Historic precincts, cool-climate wines, rolling hills of the country side, and the juiciest berries you have ever tasted....

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6 Reasons For A Late Summer Holiday

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 12/01/2018

The kids have gone back to school, parents are back to work and the Australian Open has come to a close. One thing that stays the same? That blissful summer feeling.  Summer holiday hotspots can finally relax as the crowds peter out and the weeks are more peaceful. If you've...

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Top 5 Things To Do Around Streaky Bay, SA


Heading to Streaky Bay for the fishing or crossing over on your way to the Nullarbor? You're in luck: this town on the Eyre Peninsula is a gem of South Australia. A loved holiday town boasting authentic natural beauty, the region is an ideal spot to rest, relax, and explore. ...

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What's On: Australian Events January to April 2018


G’DAY has found 12 events across Australia that need to be on your radar when planning your Aussie adventure. Check out these events for summer and beyond.   NEW SOUTH WALES Byron Bay Bluesfest WHEN: 29 March to 2 April WHERE: Byron Bay NEAREST PARK: Byron Bay WHAT: Byron Bay...

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Things To Do In The Murray That Don't Involve The Murray!


The river is beautiful, but the paddlesteamers aren't the only thing to see in this neck of the woods. You'll find honey mead ready to be sipped, rich heritage, old cars, and cycling trails.  Discover our top things to do in Echuca-Moama and Albury-Wodonga (because there's plenty more to see...

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Eden Fishing


You’ve come all the way to Eden with your family. Your kids are pestering you to take them to something fun, and your wife wants to go on a bushwalk because she’s finished her holiday book already. In this situation, there is only one thing you can say… Get reel!...

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Ultimate Gift Guide For Campers & Caravanners


Choosing the right gift is a struggle. And you will not be buying a silly tie or a bouquet of flowers this time around. Think about that person you care about.  Do they love to tent out on the grass, snug in their favourite sleeping bag? Or do they love...

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10 Sneaky Overnight Stays When Heading South


Returning home from this year's pilgrimage? We get so fixated on the Top End, we forget that the world keeps turning. All of those people on the southern coast are still working, eating and sleeping while we chase the sun in the tropics & red centre.  Before summer illuminates life...

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Updated June 2022 Markets can be a great way to discover the local flavour and quirks of your holiday destination. Whether you’re looking for the best regional produce direct from the grower, trinkets and handmade arts and crafts, or great coffee and good vibes, a market day can be a...

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Cheerful Gypsy Couple Invite You In For A Peek At Full-Time Life On The Road


WATCH: Meet RV gypsies Lynne and Graeme and see inside their home on the road. Cheerful couple, Graeme and Lynne Pilcher invites us in for a peek at full-time life on the road. As they approach 60, they want to travel while still in their prime.  “We’re still healthy and...

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These 6 Things Happen When You Go Somewhere New


That town, that coast, that state - we make a list of the places we want to go to but haven't yet. The more you shoo away these thoughts, the longer the list grows. Why not give one of those places a go?  We've met travellers far and wide fulfilling...

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