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9 Ideas to Inspire Your Next Holiday

02/06/2022

Whether you’re keen for a winter getaway or already looking ahead to spring and summer, now’s the time to lock in your travel plans for the second half of the year.   If you’re not sure where to start, don’t worry. Here are 9 ideas for your next holiday based on...

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4 Things You Have To Do in Katherine's Nitmiluk National Park

27/05/2022

Often described as ‘where the outback meets the tropics,’ the level of natural beauty that surrounds the town of Katherine is underrated. Most famous for the magnificent Nitmiluk National Park, which is just 30 kilometres down the road from Katherine, this amazing swathe of land covers nearly 3,000 square kilometres...

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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. 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 trip, the chances are high that you’ll...

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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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Where to See Australia's Best Autumn Foliage

22/03/2022

Hello Autumn! Summer may be over but there’s so much to be excited about as we head into the cooler months. While it might be sad to put away the sunscreen for a while, Autumn is the season to really explore the great outdoors (stomping on crunchy leaves highly recommended)...

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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 things to do in the Kimberley's

14/02/2022

Bordered by the Indian Ocean to the west and the Timor Sea to the north, Western Australia’s vast Kimberley plateau forms the northernmost region of Australia’s largest and arguably most diverse state. Famous for its massive swathes of raw wilderness, including 350-million-year-old desert ranges, dramatic gorges and beguiling water features,...

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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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Barossa Valley makes list of ‘Best Glamping Experiences in South Australia’

02/12/2021

The South Australian Tourism Commission have included one of our most popular destinations in their piece, ‘10 Best Glamping Experiences in South Australia,’ and who are we to argue? If the rough and tumble of camping and caravanning isn’t quite your thing, or even if it is but a touch...

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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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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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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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Top Tips for Hiking the Red Centre's Larapinta Trail

22/09/2021

Australia is known for its frontier experiences. Hiking the Larapinta Trail is one of them. At 223 kilometres long over some of the toughest, driest terrain in the country, the Larapinta Trail from Alice Springs to Ormiston Gorge is one of the most challenging and exhilarating in Australia. Photo Credit:...

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Discovery Hosts Jimeoin as he Waltzes Australia

27/08/2021

Northern Irish comedian Jimeoin recently completed a stand-up tour of holiday parks in some of Australia's most iconic destinations - including two of ours! Luckily, Channel Ten’s cameras were there to record it all... If you love a good laugh keep your eye out for the new Channel Ten show,...

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7 Amazing Places to Ride Your Road Bike in Australia

22/07/2021

Ok, so you’ve watched the Tour de France and now you’re feeling inspired. You may already have a road bike or you may not, either way you’re keen to hit the saddle and explore. While it’s courting controversy to create 'best of' lists for cyclists, if you’re looking for adventure...

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7 Best Things To Do In Dubbo

08/02/2021

Updated July 2022 People who think Dubbo is just a stopover to somewhere else don’t know Dubbo like we do. Located in the heart of the Orana region of central northern NSW and surrounded by some of Australia’s most underrated national parks, Dubbo throws up loads of reasons to stay...

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SPLASH AROUND THIS WINTER: Heated Pools at Discovery Parks

07/07/2020

Updated July 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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SPEND SOME FAMILY TIME IN WA

30/06/2020

We know the secret to fun family holidays and, cos we’re nice, we’re going to let you in on it… book a getaway to a Discovery Parks location in WA! There’s plenty to keep the kids busy with enough down-time that Mum and Dad can relax and recharge too. Let...

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DRIVE AWAY TO A FAMILY HOLIDAY IN NSW

30/06/2020

Pile the fam bam in the car for an adventure in your backyard and drive in to stay at Discovery Parks NSW. You won’t need your passport to explore these incredible locations, just some local travel tips direct from our park staff. We promise it’ll be a family getaway that...

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Sunny Family Getaways in QLD

25/06/2020

Be a fun Mum and take the family on a sunny road trip to explore QLD. But, here’s a tip, you might just need to lock in a longer break as, with so many outdoor activities, white sandy beaches and nature encounters, you’ll need a day to fulfil every family...

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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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FAMILY FUN IN VICTORIA

18/06/2020

While Victoria may be one of the smaller states in Australia, it’s size definitely doesn’t reflect all the family holiday fun that is jam-packed into this tiny destination. We’ve gone straight to the source, our very knowledgeable Park Staff, for advice on the best free and inexpensive regional activities to...

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Townsville’s Top Spots – The Best Things to See & Do in Townsville QLD & its Sunny Surrounds

11/06/2020

Where can you find more than 300 days of sunshine each year? Townsville in sunny Queensland, that‘s where!  With warm tropical weather all-year round, it's no wonder Discovery Parks – Townsville park manager Sarah, jumped at the chance to head up this resort among the palms. Being new in town...

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