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Discovery Parks Gift Vouchers are Back!

20/06/2022

You don’t need a special occasion to give the gift of travel. Reward someone you know who loves discovering Australia with a Discovery Parks Gift Voucher. Whether it’s an anniversary, birthday, Mother’s Day or Valentine’s, giving someone the freedom to getaway is priceless! A Discovery Parks accommodation voucher gives you...

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Explore More of Queensland: The Overlanders Way

14/06/2022

From Townsville to Mount Isa, the Overlanders Way is your chance to discover a new side of North and Central Queensland. More famous for sparkling beaches and island paradises, another side of Queensland awaits on a trip through the Overlander's Way.   Townsville to Mount Isa From the Great Barrier Reef...

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Rediscover the Queensland Road Trip: The Pacific Coast Way

09/06/2022

From the South East to the Tropical North, the sunny coast of Queensland has it all. Full of incredible highlights, warm weather and inspiring destinations, it’s no wonder so many of us come here for a holiday and never leave! See why The Pacific Coast Way deserves its place on...

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4 Things You Have To Do in Katherine's Nitmiluk National Park

27/05/2022

Often described as ‘where the outback meets the tropics,’ the level of natural beauty that surrounds the town of Katherine is underrated. Most famous for the magnificent Nitmiluk National Park, which is just 30 kilometres down the road from Katherine, this amazing swathe of land covers nearly 3,000 square kilometres...

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OzRoamerz Discover More in Ulladulla

20/05/2022

Tiff and Matt from OzRoamerz continued exploring the NSW coast with a recent stay at Discovery Parks – Burrill Lake, Ulladulla. Nestled in the Shoalhaven region of the south coast, Ulladulla is a charming coastal spot offering more than meets the eye... Ulladulla was our next stop as we continued...

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Discovery Parks win Tripadvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards

17/05/2022

Some of Discovery Park's most popular destinations have been recognised for their excellence by one of the world’s most used travel review sites! Congratulations to Fraser Street, Hervey Bay and Tannum Sands in Qld; Lake Kununurra and Swan Valley in WA; Katherine and Alice Springs in the NT, Hahndorf Resort ...

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Australian Traveller talks up Lake Kununurra’s hidden treasures

03/05/2022

The current issue of Australian Traveller magazine has called the East Kimberley capital of Kununurra ‘underrated’ and ‘worthy of more attention.’ Heavily impacted by the last two years, when even long-distance domestic travel became a no-no, places like Lake Kununurra in Western Australia’s far East Kimberley are finally bouncing back. ...

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The Best Easter Holidays in Australia this year

13/04/2022

Need an excuse to make the most of the looong weekend? Just a few days annual leave gets you a ten day break! Go on, you know you want to - try these underrated locations on for size. It's not too late to book a stay with those extra days...

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Things to do with your dog on a NSW camping holiday

07/04/2022

If you’re a dog owner/parent, you know that leaving part of the family behind on vacation isn’t an option. Fortunately, there is no shortage of things to do with your dog in New South Wales, and plenty of places to stay that love having you and your best furry friend!...

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12 of Australia's most amazing waterfalls

06/04/2022

Is there a better reward for a full or half-day hike than standing in front of (or underneath) a waterfall in full flow? Surely one of nature’s greatest wonders, waterfalls have that rare ability to captivate and entrance us. Aside from being hypnotic viewing and a great excuse to get...

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Things to see and do near Kings Canyon in Australia's Red Centre

01/04/2022

For a long time known exclusively as ‘The Olgas’ or ‘Mount Olga’ after its highest peak, the famous domes of Kata Tjuta must be seen to be believed. Credit: Tourism Australia Considered a must-do for anyone travelling to the Northern Territory, read on to find out everything you need to...

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the most comfortable family holiday parks in australia

28/03/2022

Time is short. Taking a trip to the great outdoors requires consideration, especially when you’re travelling as a family. Where to go, how to get there and what type of accommodation you’ll need to be comfortable are always worth thinking about. If you do decide to go on a camping...

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Australia's Best Autumn and Winter Festivals

24/03/2022

Sad about the end of summer? Don’t be! Autumn and winter are when some of the best festivals in Australia come to life. Whether it's food and wine, music, the arts, or the Australian outback, there’s a festival to enjoy wherever you are! Check out this shortlist of some of...

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Where to See Australia's Best Autumn Foliage

22/03/2022

Hello Autumn! Summer may be over but there’s so much to be excited about as we head into the cooler months. While it might be sad to put away the sunscreen for a while, Autumn is the season to really explore the great outdoors (stomping on crunchy leaves highly recommended)...

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Things To Do in Alice Springs: Parrtjima Light Festival

21/03/2022

Are you going to this year's Parrtjima Festival of Light in Alice Springs? It’s not too late to book your FREE ticket and experience one of the world’s most incredible outdoor light shows! Credit: Parrtjima With a 2022 theme of ‘Sky Country,’ this year’s Parrtjima (pronounced ‘par-cheema’ and meaning ‘lighting...

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Discover the Epicurean Way at Discovery Parks

16/03/2022

Australia’s best food and wine should be part and parcel of any good getaway.  In South Australia, holidaymakers are spoiled for choice, with one of the most loved culinary adventures right on their doorstep.  Stretching from McLaren Vale in the south to Clare Valley in the north, SA’s Epicurean Way...

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The Best Chocolate Factories in Australia

10/03/2022

Chocolate. Factory. Tour. Parents might like to whisper these three words for fear of a sugar-based holiday child meltdown! Everyone else, shout it out loud and enjoy this list of gourmet chocolate factories from around the country. Each one will add more than just a touch of sweetness to your...

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The best holiday park campfires in Australia

09/03/2022

Updated June 2022 One of our favourite things to do in the great outdoors is gather around a campfire. Sitting with loved ones by the orange glow of a crackling fire is an outdoor activity you'll never regret. Sharing stories, playing music and laughing into the night is a camping...

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LBGTQIA-Friendly Accommodation at Discovery Rottnest Island

08/03/2022

Newly minted travel couple Michael and Charlie were recently on Rottnest Island as part of the West Australian leg of their great Australian Van Tour. Although it wasn’t the first time they’d visited, they’ve shared their experience of getting to the island, exploring the best beaches, meeting a quokka (of...

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SA best staycations!

01/03/2022

Get off the couch and make that stay-cay in SA a reality! South Australia is blessed with so many places that are perfect for getaways - short or long. Whether it’s a solo-trip, romantic break, or an escape with the family (including your best furry friends), there’s a destination that’s...

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South Australia Best Holiday Park Staycations

01/03/2022

To have the best stay-cay in SA ever, you need accommodation that suits you and your family. Discovery Holiday Parks are not only close to South Australia’s best regions, our parks keep you comfortable, safe and secure - 24/7! And, because we make your stay-cay awesome with facilities like swimming...

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great state vouchers south australia

25/02/2022

Use your Great State Vouchers at Discovery Holiday Parks Bookings are now open for successful Great State Accommodation Voucher holders. Book by 11:59pm ACDT on Monday 7 March, for travel until Tuesday 31 May 2022. Saturday nights excluded. BROWSE SA PARKS NOW Clare Valley Credit: SATC Stunning scenery all year...

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The best things to do in the Kimberley's

14/02/2022

Bordered by the Indian Ocean to the west and the Timor Sea to the north, Western Australia’s vast Kimberley plateau forms the northernmost region of Australia’s largest and arguably most diverse state. Famous for its massive swathes of raw wilderness, including 350-million-year-old desert ranges, dramatic gorges and beguiling water features,...

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The Best Farmers' Markets in Victoria

10/02/2022

There are so many ways to treat yourself right at a good Farmers Market. Check out this list of some of Victoria’s best! Credit:@franknal_chai Nothing says ‘Saturday morning’ like a freshly-baked pastry and a hot cup of coffee from your favourite vendor at your local farmers’ market. You can’t beat...

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Australia's Best Beaches are here!

02/02/2022

Tourism Australia has just released its annual list of Australia’s best beaches! Congratulations to (the ironically named) Misery Beach in Torndirrup National Park in Western Australia, which got the nod as Australia’s best! Credit: @exploreparkswa As little known strip of sand near Albany on the southern tip of WA, Misery...

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