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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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10 tips to stay warm: winter camping in Australia

02/06/2022

Australians are a tough bunch, but that doesn’t mean we don’t get cold! Check out these simple tips to stay warm on your next winter camping adventure. Just like our northern hemisphere counterparts, temperatures can fall quickly in Australia. However, because of our reputation for warm weather and long sandy...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Quick Guide to South Australia's Coonawarra Wine Region

27/01/2022

With so many famous wine regions to choose from, it’s easy for South Australians to forget about the Coonawarra! Which is a surprise really, because the Coonawarra’s lush vineyards and outstanding cellar doors have been attracting tourists to this part of the state for well over 150 years! Credit: @2wineginpoms...

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Barossa Valley makes list of ‘Best Glamping Experiences in South Australia’

02/12/2021

The South Australian Tourism Commission have included one of our most popular destinations in their piece, ‘10 Best Glamping Experiences in South Australia,’ and who are we to argue? If the rough and tumble of camping and caravanning isn’t quite your thing, or even if it is but a touch...

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Uncovering Ulladulla: Top 10 Things To Do in Ulladulla

18/11/2021

A laid-back escape awaits on New South Wales' amazing South Coast.  In the popular Shoalhaven region that stretches from Gerroa at its most northern point to Batemans Bay in the south, Ulladulla is well-known for its fresh seafood, national parks and outdoor adventures aplenty - especially on the water! Here...

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Isn’t it time for a Tasmanian Cabin Holiday?

28/10/2021

If you're yet to stay in one of our cabins, then now is the time to book it!  With perks like reverse-cycle air conditioning and your own ensuite bathroom, cabin accommodation is perfect all year round, especially if you’re travelling as a family, a couple, or a group of mates....

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12 Things To Do This Summer in Australia

25/10/2021

Our parks are in some of Australia’s most in-demand and exotic locations. From the eastern tip of Byron Bay to the western edge of Ningaloo, we have Australians covered when it comes to the best things to do in the best places! Here are 12 that will take your summer...

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The Ultimate Guide to Australia's Best Regional Wineries

13/10/2021

From the cool-climate varietals of the Tamar Valley to the sophisticated Semillon's of the Margaret River, Australia is blessed with some of the world’s best wine. As a result, no matter where you are, there is a winery experience waiting to be enjoyed. With few exceptions, the best wineries in...

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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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Discovery Hosts Jimeoin as he Waltzes Australia

27/08/2021

Northern Irish comedian Jimeoin recently completed a stand-up tour of holiday parks in some of Australia's most iconic destinations - including two of ours! Luckily, Channel Ten’s cameras were there to record it all... If you love a good laugh keep your eye out for the new Channel Ten show,...

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13 National Parks to get lost in this spring

13/08/2021

Updated Sept 2 One of the best things about living in Australia is that we are never far away from a National Park. Large and small, each one has its story to tell. During Spring they hit their peak, blooming with the new season as if to say, 'hey, isn't...

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The Best of Winter in Australia

25/07/2021

From curious creatures on Cradle Mountain to quokkas being unbearably cute on Rottnest Island, this Australian winter has still served up its fair share of iconic travel moments. Luckily, a lot of you have been on hand to share them, sparking joy at Discovery HQ! As a proud Australian travel...

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Rediscover NSW with these Short Breaks

23/07/2021

Explore, wander, and maybe even get a little lost in NSW’s backyard! If you're overdue an escape, stop dreaming and start booking your next getaway with us. There’s never been a better time to take a short break to reset and recharge. Get out to the unknown, discover somewhere new,...

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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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