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SA's Best Cabin Holidays Are Right Here

28/10/2021

Although they might not get the headlines of the other states, South Australian's low-key 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...

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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 and the sophisticated Semillon's of the Margaret River, to the world famous Shiraz of the Barossa, 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...

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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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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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Splish, Splash and Dunk At One Of These Waterparks

12/01/2021

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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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

Updated 26 August 2021 Behind every great park manager there’s often an even greater canine companion! 'Paws' what you are doing and meet some of Discovery’s best park dogs: Fred, Discovery Parks - Pilbara Karratha (WA) Assistant Park Manager Jamie with unofficial town mayor, Fred. What a prince! Book Pilbara...

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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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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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Cool Down in one of These 10 Swimming Pools

25/01/2019

Updated October 2021 It's amazing how long children can spend in a pool before they get tired - or bored! Hours will pass while they play Marco Polo or some kind of aquatic treasure hunt. Are they over it yet? Of course not, they're having the time of their lives! ...

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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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