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Our Favourite Farmers Markets Around Australia

16/03/2020

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 some of the best markets around Australia to visit.  WESTERN AUSTRALIA MIDLAND FARMERS’ MARKET WHEN: Sunday's 7am...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Mornington Hobart

10/03/2020

Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Mornington Hobart   Just 10 minutes from Hobart, in the shadow of Mount Rumney, Discovery Parks - Mornington Hobart provides easy access to main roads, the airport, the beach and a heap of tourist attractions. Tiptoe through local history, get up close...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Cradle Mountain

06/03/2020

Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Cradle Mountain   With its majestic stone fireplaces and log cabins on the edge of a world-heritage listed national park, Discovery Parks – Cradle Mountain is the perfect base camp for all the epic outdoor adventures this region has to offer. Balance...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Eden

04/03/2020

Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Eden Location. Location. Location. One of Australia’s premier coastal wilderness areas provides prime real estate for our holiday park on the Sapphire Coast; Discovery Parks – Eden. It’s a gem of a location, with our holiday park halfway between Melbourne and...

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Explore Tasmania from Coast to Coast with a Discovery Parks Road Trip

19/02/2020

Find world-class wilderness, culture and memories to last a lifetime on a Discovery Parks Tasmanian Road Trip  Road trips are as much about a moment in time as the places you visit and the people you travel with – and, like aromas, obscure places on the road-to-somewhere can evoke strong...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do on Rottnest Island

13/02/2020

Discovery Directory: Discovery – Rottnest Island Those born and bred in Perth have known just how breathtaking this coastal location is for years. But the secret is well and truly out to mainland Australia and they’re ready to disconnect and reconnect just a short ferry ride from the coast of...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do at Adelaide Beachfront

10/02/2020

Discovery Directory: Discovery Parks – Adelaide Beachfront There’s so much to See, Do & Eat in Adelaide and it’s all easy to access with a Stay at Discovery Parks – Adelaide Beachfront. One of the few metro parks in our network, Adelaide Beachfront is a short 30-minute drive from the...

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Rediscover Jindabyne: A Year-Round Adventure

04/02/2020

Rediscover Jindabyne: A Year-Round Adventure Bet you think Discovery Parks - Jindabyne is all about the perfect snow adventure. You’d be right but, you’d also be missing out on a summer wonderland! There’s plenty to see and do once the snow melts away. Summer in Jindabyne becomes the perfect landscape...

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DISCO’S PET PARTIES

10/01/2020

Disco’s tail is wagging with excitement to invite you and your pack to his Pet Parties! In between his very serious Royal Society for the Blind pup-in-training commitments, Disco is taking some well-deserved time out to relax and recharge at Discovery Holiday Parks in the best pet-friendly accommodation from Robe...

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Your 2020 Travel Guide with Discovery Parks

30/12/2019

The new year has just started, and have you already muttered the words “this year I’m going to travel more”?  Us too, which is why we've put together this month-by-month guide to inspire you and get you out there exploring your backyard this year.  Give yourself something to look forward...

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The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Cricket

12/11/2019

Backyard cricket is a rite of passage for Australian families. Whether you’re playing in the middle of the MCG or on a pitch mowed by your Uncle, you will need a set of rules to ensure a solid, fair match. Follow these simple rules and we can (almost) guarantee your...

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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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EYRE PENINSULA AUSSIE ADVENTURE: STREAKY BAY, PORT LINCOLN, WHYALLA

09/10/2018

Our Eyre Peninsula road trip kicks off in Streaky Bay, heading down along the cliffs of Waterloo to Port Lincoln’s abundant southern tip, and up to Whyalla. Hit the Road Incredible views and pristine blues - welcome to the Eyre Peninsula. With remote stretches of white sand and rugged clifftops,...

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8 Tasmanian National Parks That Look Like Paintings

09/04/2018

Aurora Australis beckons: experience nature in Tasmania Picture yourself in Tasmania’s national parks —nature’s Mona Lisa, offering the natural world’s equivalent of a brush with the great masters. Long before Tassie became famous for tasty froths, food & wine journeys, and gnarly mountain biking, it was famous as a living...

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How To Train Your Future Commonwealth Athlete At The Park

04/04/2018

You're watching the impressive Commonwealth Games athletes on TV and you know in your heart of hearts that your aspiring career as a gymnast (you can do a somersault if the ground is soft enough) won't come true. It isn't too late for your kids, though. They're young and enthusiastic...

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Footy Season in Perth 2018

03/04/2018

With the new Optus Stadium opened in January 2018, there's no better time to check out the new digs than this footy season. Watching the games at home is just not the same as seeing the players running and leaping across the green, drama erupting on and off the field. ...

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Footy Season in Melbourne 2018

29/03/2018

Footy season's back on in Melbourne. Have you checked out the calendar and booked your tickets?  Find out who's playing and when at Etihad Stadium and the MCG in 2018, then secure your site or cabin at Discovery Holiday Parks - Melbourne.  BOOK NOW   MARCH SCHEDULE (click to expand) North...

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Whale Watching Season Highlights

29/03/2018

Queensland The whales Hervey Bay hosts typically arrive in late July and stay until November before they head back to the Southern Ocean. The locals celebrate their return with the Hervey Bay Ocean Festival in August, right by Discovery Parks – Hervey Bay and Discovery Holiday Parks - Fraser Coast.  ...

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Footy Season in Adelaide 2018

29/03/2018

When footy season comes around, do you park yourself in the stands at Adelaide Oval yelling at the top of your lungs to support your favourite team? Do you fuel your energy for the game with a beer and a warm meat pie? Are you dressed head to toe in...

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Australia's Top 10 Events This Autumn 2018

07/03/2018

It's that time of year - we're heading into footy season! We love the leaves' colours warming, the temperature climbing down when we want to climb up mountains, and the events that ignite a range of big cities and regional towns.  Love a laugh, watching sports, or trying new food?...

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6 Ways To Turn Your Site Into A Rabbit Hutch

26/02/2018

Make it a hoppy Easter and turn your site into a rabbit hutch. These may be a little eggcentric, but they'll get you right into the spirit of the holiday.  The six crafty ways to spruce up your van will look so good, even the Easter Bunny will be jealous. ...

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Australia's 10 Gnarliest Mountain Biking Spots

20/02/2018

When you're a mountain biker, a stationary bike at the gym feels like a sad substitute. Being outside is essential when you're riding. You love the mud kicked up around your ankles, the quiet among the tall trees, and being in flight after a wicked jump.  From the dense and...

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Free Fun for the Young (and Young at Heart) at Discovery Parks

16/02/2018

Caravan parks are in the hearts and memories of many Australians, hoping to continue the family holiday tradition with their own children. But what is there really to do now, since playing with sticks and rocks is simply not enough anymore?  Discovery Parks have a variety of kids facilities available...

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10 Best Things To See and Do in South West, WA

15/02/2018

Before we kick off why this region is your next must-see holiday destination, we need to start by showing you this:   Image: Swimmers in Geographe Bay, near Meelup; Credit: Tourism Western Australia.   Pretty easy on the eyes, eh? That's Bunbury and surrounds for you. Extaordinary landscapes, award-winning wineries, friendly dolphins,...

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5 Stellar Day-Trips Around Hobart

08/02/2018

Small in size but big in personality, we know why Hobart is one of Australia's fastest growing holiday destinations. There's weird and wonderful art, the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, and boat-rocking seafood to be had. Beyond the fringe of the city, though, you'll discover so much more: history, waterfalls,...

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