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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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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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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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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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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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Victoria's Best Family Staycations

03/12/2021

Wyld Family Travel are a travelling family of four who recently enjoyed a nine-day family staycation in some of Victoria's favourite destinations. Used to travelling the world together, by the time they decided to explore central and northeast Victoria, the Wyld Family had not been outside of their home state ...

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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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A Foodie’s Guide to Tasmania: Food and Wine on the Apple Isle

18/11/2021

With over 3 million hectares of protected spaces, Tasmania is a nature lover's paradise. This makes it a top destination for those wanting to escape the stress of modern-day living, but that doesn't mean it's short on foodie sophistication! If you love your food and picturesque places to enjoy it,...

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Find a Golden Suitcase this Summer at Discovery Holiday Parks

03/11/2021

We have hidden suitcases packed with $5,000 in a number of our holiday parks around Australia! Will you be one of the lucky ones to find it? Summer is a season like no other. Filled with clear blues and loads to do. A chance to splash about, enjoy a few...

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The Best Cabin Holidays in the West

01/11/2021

Mesmerising sunsets and white sandy beaches are just a taste of what’s waiting for you in Western Australia. Making summer holiday plans should be easy, so opting to stay in cabin accommodation for this year’s sunny escape should be top of your priority list! Conveniently located close to Western Australia's...

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Make your Queensland Summer perfect with these Cabin Holidays

01/11/2021

There’s a reason people from all over Australia, (and the world) flock to Queensland every year. All year round sunshine, wide open beaches and amazing tropical islands are just a start! Add fully self-contained cabin accommodation, ensuite bathrooms, private balconies, and modern kitchen amenities into the mix, and there’s no...

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Cabin Accommodation to Explore NSW

29/10/2021

With so much natural beauty and open space, you could spend months exploring this great state and still have loads left to see. Luckily, our cabin accommodation for families, couples and solo travellers is in some of the most popular and exotic locations NSW has to offer. To make your...

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Victoria's Best Cabin Accommodation

28/10/2021

Blessed with everything you could ask for in terms of natural beauty, and boasting the cooler climate you’d expect from the ‘Garden State’, Victoria is full of great getaways for families and couples. By choosing to stay in your own fully self-contained cabin with ensuite bathroom, reverse cycle air conditioning...

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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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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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Why Cabin Accommodation is the Best Way to Summer

18/10/2021

Summer is around the corner, meaning it’s time to start planning your summer escape! Longer days means more time outdoors. Think beach cricket on the sand, drinks on the verandah, waterpark fun in the sun. Whether it’s a romantic getaway, an active family holiday or a get together with the...

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7 Reasons Cabins are the Ultimate Family Accommodation

05/10/2021

Looking for an easy, affordable, and memorable holiday experience? Cabin accommodation may be just the answer! If you prefer four solid walls when you go away, Discovery Parks has hundreds of cabins to choose from at over 70 locations around Australia! We know that planning a holiday can get overwhelming,...

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Road Trip NSW's Sapphire Coast

16/09/2021

One of Australia’s most beautiful stretches of coastline is waiting. Are you ready? Whether you’re piling into the family wagon or setting off for that first romantic break, the Sapphire Coast in New South Wales is an opportunity to explore wild coastlines, secluded beaches, and pristine national parks. Need Accommodation...

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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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SPLASH AROUND THIS WINTER: Heated Pools at Discovery Parks

07/07/2020

Updated March 2022 A winter getaway doesn't mean you have to avoid the pool. Many of our parks swimming pools are heated all-year round! If having a dip is important to you, check out this list of our parks with heated swimming pools: NSW | WA | VIC | QLD...

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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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11 Kids Nature Play Activities

25/08/2017

Playing outside is a chance to discover what matters. Put away the gadgets and reconnect your kids with the great outdoors! The benefits of turning play inside out are endless. Being outside gives young minds an appreciation for the wider world and creates memories that last a lifetime. Next time...

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