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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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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

30/07/2018

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

26/07/2018

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

23/07/2018

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

06/07/2018

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

09/03/2018

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

18/02/2018

  With one of the longest whale watching seasons in the world and sixty percent of whale species calling our waters home, Australia is one of the best places in the world for whale spotting. Beginning in May and finishing in December, the playful giants continue north to warmer waters to...

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7 Reasons Why Launceston, Tasmania Is Our Loved Little Secret

16/01/2018

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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5 Queensland Beaches To Daydream About

15/01/2018

Back on the daily grind and already looking forward to your next holiday? When you're at the beach, you know it's time to let go of life's stresses (and lather on 60+ sun-cream).  Imagine laying out your towel on one of these Queensland beaches for your next getaway - and...

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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

11/01/2018

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

09/01/2018

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 bluesfest.com.au WHAT: Byron Bay...

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

14/11/2017

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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Tips For Travelling With Pets To A Caravan Park

27/10/2017

Want to bring the pooch on holiday? A pet is part of the family, and a family holiday doesn't feel the same without the whole crew. If it's your first time taking a dog on a road trip or at least to a caravan park, here are some tips and...

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Eden Fishing

11/10/2017

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

21/09/2017

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

25/08/2017

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

14/08/2017

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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FOUR OF THE BEST WINTER MARKETS IN AUSTRALIA

14/08/2017

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 four of the best markets around Australia to visit in winter, and all year round. SOUTH AUSTRALIA...

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These 6 Things Happen When You Go Somewhere New

07/08/2017

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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10 Best Casserole Recipes On Holiday

01/08/2017

Comfort: it can be found in the company you share, the blanket you wrap around yourself on a cold night, and the food you eat. Casseroles comfort us with their warmth and simplicity, reminding us of homecooked meals from childhood.  We love casseroles because they are cheap, a smart use...

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Seasoned Motorhome Travellers Who Believe Bigger Is Not Better: Meet Barry + Hanna

31/07/2017

Good things come in small packages. According to these Australian travel bugs, bigger isn’t always better. Queensland retirees Barry and Hanna Hardy spend eight months of every year in their motorhome and simply can’t get enough of the wide, open road.  “We’ve been part of the Motorhome Club for over...

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24 Stunning National Parks in Australia

27/07/2017

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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Blue Skies, Balmy Nights: Why Winter Is The Best Time To Visit Kununurra In Australia's Top End

21/07/2017

WATCH: Lyndon from Discovery Parks – Lake Kununurra take us for a spin on Lake Kununurra and give us some local fishing tips.  It’s the dead of winter and across Australia people are waking up to frosty windscreens and a high chance of rain. Not in Australia’s Top End. Here,...

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