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Discover the Epicurean Way at Discovery Parks

07/08/2020

This road trip is all about decadence so it’s time to prepare your tastebuds for an epicurean journey through South Australia’s best wine and food regions. Adelaide Beachfront Start your journey in Adelaide and set yourself up at Discovery Parks – Adelaide Beachfront. Not only will you have the beach...

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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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DISCOVERY BARKS: Say G’day to our park dogs

25/06/2020

They say that dogs are man’s best friend and we know that Aussies from coast to coast love to hit the road with their four-legged family members! Heads out the car window, tongues lolling in the breeze – dogs love holidays too and we have a huge range of parks...

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Things to see and do in the Barossa Valley

18/06/2020

The Barossa Valley needs little introduction. The region is known for good food and internationally renowned wine but, there is so much more to see and do than just eat and drink! The team of locals at Discovery Parks - Barossa Valley have put together their must see and do...

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Campfire Catch Ups with Jacky & Bill from Barossa Valley, SA

09/06/2020

Jacky and Bill Jones, sounds like a famous Hollywood couple doesn’t it? While it may not be Tinseltown, the vineyard backdrop of Discovery Parks – Barossa Valley is definitely fit for a movie set and, these guys are the superstar park managers who make sure the lights, camera and action...

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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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Love is in the Air with these Romantic Glamping Getaways

21/01/2020

Stargazing sets the tone for romance and Discovery Parks sets the tone for glamping. Make time for the great outdoors and each other this Valentine’s Day with a glamping getaway at Discovery Parks. Want to get close to nature but aren’t a “roughing it” kind of person? Looking for a...

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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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Splish, Splash and Dunk At One Of These Waterparks

10/12/2019

We can feel the breeze already: the fan pointing directly at our faces at full blast while the kids poke us to take them to the pool. We all have a complicated relationship with summer. But you can't beat that sunshine, happiness, and extra time to spend with your family...

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Splash into Park and Cool Down as the Weather Heats Up

22/11/2019

Living on an island surrounded by water it’s no wonder the Australian summer is all about aquatic fun with beach and pool hangs being at the top of everyone’s summer activity list. How good does it feel to run through the sprinklers or jump into a cool, crisp pool in...

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5 reasons why travel is the best thing to spend your tax return on

18/07/2019

As tax time is here and we wait for the exciting moment that our bank accounts become a little healthier with a refund it's time to think about what you will do with your new found cash. Will you save it? Will you put it towards a big ticket item...

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The Best Sunrises Around Australia

11/07/2019

We’re a bit bias but Australia really is the most beautiful place. From the glistening beaches to the rolling hills, everywhere you turn is an Instagram moment waiting to happen. But Australia really comes alive at golden hour, that magical time as the sun is rising over the ocean or...

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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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G’DAY Loves Barossa Valley’s Safari Tents

21/08/2018

Want to get back to nature but without the fuss of pitching your swag? Settle into a Safari Tent at Discovery Holiday Parks – Barossa Valley, the park’s new glamping experience. Pencil in a romantic getaway or group reunion for a private booking. Set across a creek in their own...

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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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Deluxe Safari Luxury in the Barossa

29/06/2018

BAROSSA, SA:  Getaways to Australia’s most famous wine region are about to reach a new level of eco-luxe, with the launch of luxury glamping tents at Discovery Parks – Barossa Valley.       Nestled within a private area of the park, the 12 eco-friendly safari tents are majestically set amongst native gums,...

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Glamp in 5 of Australia's Best Destinations

25/06/2018

  You're putting up the poles to your tent with one hand, heating up the BBQ with the other, taking snaps of your site with your third arm, and all the while reminding yourself that this is a holiday so you need to relax.  Ever considered a Safari Tent? We've got...

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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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Travel Hacks: Save Money These Summer Holidays

16/11/2017

There’s nothing quite like getting away with family and friends during the summer holidays! While Christmas is a joyous time (the best time!), the festive season can be stressful and can really be a stretch on your finances. To help you out, we've pulled together some of the different ways...

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Float along in a lagoon at Discovery Parks - Barossa Valley

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 20/09/2017

Discovery Parks, Australia’s largest owner and operator of holiday parks, is thrilled to announce that an exciting new development has been installed in one of its signature parks in Barossa Valley, South Australia. Launched in December 2016, Discovery Parks - Barossa Valley was the first family waterpark in the region...

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FOUR OF THE BEST WINTER MARKETS IN AUSTRALIA

14/08/2017

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 four of the best markets around Australia to visit in winter, and all year round. SOUTH AUSTRALIA...

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Jaffles: Five Tasty Toasted Sandwich Recipes To Make Your Mouth Water

11/08/2017

WATCH: Five tasty jaffle recipes being made.  Nothing says life on the road like the humble jaffle. These tasty recipes make the perfect easy meal. Rueben jaffle with Dill Pickle cooked using a campfire jaffle iron Makes 2   4 slices multi-grain bread 2 tsp wholegrain mustard 8 slices corned beef,...

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Winter Is The Season To Visit Australia's Best Wine Regions And Cellar Doors

21/07/2017

‘Tis the season to visit cellar doors and taste wine right across Australia. Nothing warms the cockles like a glass of wine and there’s no time like the present to hit cellar doors and sip the good stuff. During winter, winemakers scrub the juice from their weathered fingers, hang up...

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Top 12 Spring Attractions Across Australia

06/07/2017

Winter is slowly passing and soon the trees will bud, Days will grow longer and spring can enter in a thud. If you like the seasons changing but love your comfy bed, Pack your bags & raincoats and drive to these events instead. What a country we live in, with...

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