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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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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

Have you heard it's been hot lately? As in, all over the news hot? Could fry an egg on a pan type of sweltering? When they say it's cooking, they mean it this time.  Summer is kicking it's feet up to stay a little while longer - we're not complaining....

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New Splash Park For Bunbury

14/11/2018

Media Release 14 November 2018 New splash park for Bunbury BUNBURY, WA: A shipwreck-themed splash park will open at Bunbury Skyes Foreshore in late 2019 as part of a partnership between Discovery Holiday Parks and the City of Bunbury. Adjacent to Discovery Parks – Bunbury Foreshore, the 750sqm splash park...

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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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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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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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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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What's On: Australian Events January to April 2018

09/01/2018

G’DAY has found 12 events across Australia that need to be on your radar when planning your Aussie adventure. Check out these events for summer and beyond.   NEW SOUTH WALES Byron Bay Bluesfest WHEN: 29 March to 2 April WHERE: Byron Bay NEAREST PARK: Byron Bay bluesfest.com.au WHAT: Byron Bay...

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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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10 Sneaky Overnight Stays When Heading South

25/08/2017

Returning home from this year's pilgrimage? We get so fixated on the Top End, we forget that the world keeps turning. All of those people on the southern coast are still working, eating and sleeping while we chase the sun in the tropics & red centre.  Before summer illuminates life...

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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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What's On: Australian Events June To September 2017

20/07/2017

G’DAY has found 12 events across Australia that should be on your radar when planning your travels around the states. Check out these events for winter and beyond.   NEW SOUTH WALES Byron Writers Festival, Where Stories Take You WHEN: 4 to 6 August WHERE: Byron Bay byronwritersfestival.com WHAT: Each year,...

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Easy Peasy Meals For Winter School Holidays

22/06/2017

The mid-year school holidays are coming up and we have a few ideas about how to feed the tribe when you stay at the park. Whether you're at a site or cabin, we have created a menu of options to eat with your family.  From cheesy breakfast burritos for the...

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7 Gadgets of Happily Roving People

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 14/06/2017

Winter's here, the travelling months have kicked off and the caravan is ready for a drive. Everyone has their basic necessities: spare fan belt, a comfy camp chair, a good crime novel. But what about those gadgets you've picked up over time and didn't know you would actually need? When...

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Winter School Holiday Activities

30/05/2017

Discovery Parks across the country are bubbling with energy and happy families during the School Holidays. Our holiday parks have carefully created programs this winter to make sure your kids are made busy, active and entertained.  From country-themed shindigs to crazy crafts, find out our top school holiday activities from...

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Best Bakeries On Australia's Best Journeys

22/05/2017

How completely satisfying is biting into a meat pie right out of the oven or a custard-filled tart? The warm, comforting feeling of freshly made food on holiday is exactly what we look for on a winter's day. Bakeries across Australia are serving up mouth-watering pies, cheesecakes, scrolls, macarons and...

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Top 5 Aussie Books For The Road

03/05/2017

When on holiday, some of us are still hooked to our laptop checking our emails. The rest of us, well...we want to steer as far away from technology as we can. Best way to do that? Getting back to the simple pleasures in life and sitting down with a great...

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Where To Go For Mother's Day

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 27/04/2017

Mums love any gesture showing that you care: cooking her dinner or buying a book you know she'll love. But nothing beats time spent together cracking jokes and going somewhere fun.  From a mother-daughter pampering trip to a holiday with the whole family, celebrate Mum this May.  But there are ...

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Things To Check Before You Go

05/04/2017

Have you ever left the house for a holiday and wondered: is the stove on? Or are my clothes still on the line? We've all been there. No matter how many times you've gone for a holiday, the morning of the trip is enough to make you frazzled. Making breakfast,...

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The Great South: A Wine Connoisseur's Guide

22/02/2017

You're a sommelier of a chewy vino, an expert in le blanc, or you can't say no to a high quality drink. Sip the best of the best in the West. Lining Perth city is the picture book Swan Valley. Charming colonial villages, Swan River views, and rolling countryside that'll...

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With This Gift & Rhyme, Please Be My Valentine?

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 02/02/2017

Cupid's arrow hit you some years ago (probably by surprise). The grass looks greener, the sky is clearer, and the moon glows brighter - you can't pass off February's day of love. Valentine's Day is fast approaching. You can't help but feel that you should whisk your sweetheart off their...

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Handy Hints To Keep Your Caravan Cool This Summer

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 13/01/2017

There’s nothing like hitting the road and camping out during summer. Long days, balmy nights, BBQs and wildflowers by the highway. The only downside is trying to keep cool when the heat becomes a little unbearable.  Fortunately, we’ve got some proven tips for keeping caravans cool during the warmer months....

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Fall In Love With Koombana Bay

15/12/2016

Koombana Bay in Bunbury is one of those places people tend to fall in love with. For Mr. and Mrs. Sanderson, it was the love of a holiday by the water with family, chasing crabs, out fishing in their small boat, and making lifelong friends. One year passes and another...

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15 Signs You’re Definitely A Caravanner

03/11/2016

The caravan way of life certainly isn’t for everyone. But for some, there’s nothing better than packing up the van, waving goodbye to the house and heading off on an overland adventure. If you’ve been keen on caravanning for a while now, you’ll know that there are a few things...

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