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Discovery Parks win Tripadvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards

17/05/2022

Some of Discovery Park's most popular destinations have been recognised for their excellence by one of the world’s most used travel review sites! Congratulations to Fraser Street, Hervey Bay and Tannum Sands in Qld; Lake Kununurra and Swan Valley in WA; Katherine and Alice Springs in the NT, Hahndorf Resort ...

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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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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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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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The Best Farmers' Markets in Victoria

10/02/2022

There are so many ways to treat yourself right at a good Farmers Market. Check out this list of some of Victoria’s best! Credit:@franknal_chai Nothing says ‘Saturday morning’ like a freshly-baked pastry and a hot cup of coffee from your favourite vendor at your local farmers’ market. You can’t beat...

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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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Royal Society for the Blind - Disco Litter!

26/08/2021

Our Royal Society for the Blind sponsor dog and first four-legged ambassador, Disco, recently sired a healthy litter of 7 labrador pups! To celebrate, the staff at RSB, where Discovery have been taking care of Disco’s training, took him and his pups - who will all now be trained over...

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Cricket

12/11/2019

UPDATED OCTOBER 2021 Backyard cricket is a rite of passage for Australian families. Whether you’re playing at the MCG or on a pitch mowed by Uncle Bob, we all need a set of guidelines to ensure a solid match! Follow these simple rules and we can (almost) guarantee a meltdown...

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