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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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G'DAY Loves Streaky Bay

02/02/2018

With its breathtaking beaches, abundant seafood and activities galore, Streaky Bay in South Australia is perfect for your next adventure. Crystal clear waters, long sandy stretches, abundant seafood and activities galore. Streaky Bay is an emerging stretch of South Australia’s stunning coastline. The collection of nature trails in the bay...

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G'DAY Loves Sunny Yeppoon

02/02/2018

Stay at one of our newest holiday parks in Coolwaters, Yeppoon and explore this little secret stretch of Queensland’s coast where adventure and relaxation meet.   With Discovery Parks’ purchase of the Coolwaters, Yeppoon holiday park in late 2017, it’s the perfect time to visit this little secret stretch of Queensland’s...

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Fringe Events in South Australia 2018

31/01/2018

Aussies lay a special claim over the biggest fringe festival in the southern hemisphere. The Adelaide Fringe Festival, now in its fifth decade running, attracts performers and attendees from all over the globe. It's a month dedicated to dazzling, delighting, and distracting you from your responsibilities (and the heat).  The...

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Three Park Summer Aussie Adventure: Robe, Warrnambool, Geelong

24/01/2018

  Our summer adventure starts in the beachside town of Robe, heading inland to bustling Warrnambool before ending up in gorgeous Geelong.   Hello Sunshine, old friend   As the winds and rains of winter recede and tendrils of warmth tickle the frosts away, the G’DAY family is preparing for the great Australian...

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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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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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Long Road to Paradise: The Pacific Highway, New South Wales Road Trip

09/01/2018

Join the G’DAY crew as they embark on the classic New South Wales great Australian road trip hitting the bitumen between Sydney and the Gold Coast.   It’s the little things that make a long, leisurely drive memorable. Encounters with interesting strangers, conversation between family members, and jaw-dropping scenery along the...

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Fantastic 14 Ways To Never Be Bored In Summer

08/01/2018

No more “I’m bored!”. Island adventures, movies under the stars, flying through the trees, and more – without even leaving good ol’ Oz. While the sun is living its best life, discover our fantastic seasonal activities to keep the young’ns sprightly and smiling.   Snorkel with finned friends Prepare for the...

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6 Healthy and Happy New Year’s Resolutions For Your Family

21/12/2017

Another year, another set of resolutions – but how long do you actually stick to them before throwing by the wayside? We’re all a bit guilty of waning enthusiasm. Which is why we’ve come up with six easy and healthy New Year’s resolutions for the whole family. For the new...

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Guide to Australian Fish Worth Catching

18/12/2017

WATCH: Discover the joys of fishing from some local News South Wales experts.  We share with you our Australian fishing hot spots and best fish to catch in Australian waters. Fishing worth fighting for…  Whiting: Thirteen species of this coastal marine fish reside in Australian waters. The most popular is...

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