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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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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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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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South Australia’s Best Beaches You Might Not Have Heard Of

23/11/2021

There was a time when Australians from the eastern states might not have considered South Australian beaches worthy of their ‘must-do’ list. Today that opinion has changed, as word has spread of SA’s seriously amazing coastline. From epic stretches of vacant white sand to crystal-clear water and idyllic caves, it's...

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SA's Best Cabin Holidays Are Right Here

28/10/2021

Although their state might not get the headlines of others, South Australian's love how good it is to holiday at home! By staying in a Discovery Parks cabin, you make the absolute most of the situation, meaning you can explore SA’s world-class wineries, enchanted coastlines and rolling hills from the...

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The Best Holiday Accommodation in Australia

11/10/2021

The Best Holiday Accommodation in Australia is a Discovery Parks cabin! Choosing the perfect holiday accommodation can be a game of chess, but if you’re looking for an easy, affordable, and comfortable holiday with your family, cabin accommodation is the way to go. More freedom, more space, and more convenience!...

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16 Family Holiday Experiences In Spring

20/08/2021

Say goodbye to winter, and hello to spring - the season many of us have been waiting for! Rediscover your backyard and start planning your next family holiday with us. From tiny tots to awesome adults, seasonal events are happening all over the country that are set up for all...

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5 excuses for a mid-week escape from Adelaide

20/08/2021

We've always loved Adelaide, but that doesn't mean it's not worth putting in the rearview mirror from time to time - and not just at the weekend.  Here are five reminders of why an SA Midweek Getaway* is your chance to let absence make the heart grow fonder. *Use the...

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7 Amazing Places to Ride Your Road Bike in Australia

22/07/2021

Ok, so you’ve watched the Tour de France and now you’re feeling inspired. You may already have a road bike or you may not, either way you’re keen to hit the saddle and explore. While it’s courting controversy to create 'best of' lists for cyclists, if you’re looking for adventure...

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Australia's 12 Gnarliest Mountain Biking Spots

12/07/2021

Updated May 2022 You don't have to be an extreme sports enthusiast to love mountain biking. All you need is your favourite ride, a decent helmet and a park to get funky in! Luckily, from mossy Tasmanian forests to the single-track at Mount Kosciuszko, Australia has a huge variety of...

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Australia's best cycle trails the whole family can ride

05/07/2021

Taste the chocolates in WA's Swan Valley. Witness the heritage-listed scoreboard at Adelaide Oval. Cruise past the Yarra's oldest boathouse - all on two wheels! Whether you're a mountain biker, unicyclist, or penny-fartherer, Australia has some of the most scenic cycling routes for any level of rider. Here are some...

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FAMILY PLAY DATES IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

25/06/2020

Cabin fever has no doubt hit hard over the last few weeks, so isn’t it time to get out of your backyard and come spend some time in ours? There is endless amounts of fun to be had for the whole family at our 9 Discovery Parks locations across SA....

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24 Stunning National Parks in Australia

16/03/2020

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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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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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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The Essentials for Your Australia Day Long Weekend

09/01/2020

What does every Australia Day Long Weekend need? A holiday; A sing-along playlist and; A true-blue Aussie BBQ! We like to K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Stupid), there’s no need to over pack the car, we have all your essentials covered in-park for an epic Australia Day Long Weekend – think...

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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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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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Discover: 10 ice cream shops we love in Australia

01/03/2019

  Piccolina Gelateria – Melbourne, VIC We’re a little flexible here on “ice cream”. But Melbourne is famous for their gelato (and it’d be a shame to leave them out). The recipes are all-natural and traditional – her recipes are a family secret, passed down from the owner’s father. The options...

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Top 10 Places to Discover in 2019

04/01/2019

We've had a look at the best places to visit in 2019 across Australia. We couldn't number them - it's impossible to choose favourites! From the most exciting festivals to the freshest seafood you've ever had, these are the holidays to look forward to in the new year.    Capricorn Coast,...

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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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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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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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