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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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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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Choose your Adventure – The Best Things to See & Do in Echuca

27/05/2020

Under a 3-hour drive from Melbourne’s CBD and right on the banks of the mighty Murray River, you’ll find Echuca, a Victorian town with a history lesson to give, food & wine trails to sample and a spot of boutique shopping to do. It’s a tourists’ delight! The team at...

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All ABOARD – GET TO KNOW ECHUCA’S PADDLESTEAMER FLEET

21/05/2020

Cruise into the charming riverside town of Echuca and there’s one thing you’ll immediately notice, paddlesteamers… and lots of ‘em! Their loud foghorns draw your attention to the Port of Echuca where you’ll quickly step back in time to discover what riverboat life was all about. Discovery Parks - Echuca...

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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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The Essentials for Your Australia Day Long Weekend

09/01/2020

What does every Australia Day Long Weekend need? A holiday; A sing-along playlist and; A true-blue Aussie BBQ! We like to K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Stupid), there’s no need to over pack the car, we have all your essentials covered in-park for an epic Australia Day Long Weekend – think...

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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

Updated June 2022 There’s nothing better than a winter warmer recipe to add a little cosiness to a chilly day, and a sweet treat never goes astray either. While a mug of cocoa is a classic, you can take your hot choccie from drab to fab with these four delicious...

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Victoria's Best Wine Regions

02/08/2018

We gathered the best wine regions to taste the finest drops across Victoria. From fortified wine that's sweet on the palate to the Murray River's reds, we guarantee you will be loving what these regions have to offer.    Yarra Valley Image: Wine tasting at Stones of the Yarra Valley cellar...

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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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Discover History in Echuca

27/07/2018

A few hours north of Melbourne and you're in Echuca, the beating heart of the Central Murray region. This historic inland port, once a lively place of trade and fashion, now celebrates its rich heritage year round. Whether its a paddle steamer ride past the gums or ogling the retro...

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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

Updated April 2022 How satisfying is biting into a freshly baked pie straight out of the oven? Or a custard-filled tart just out of the fridge? The comforting feeling of handmade food is exactly what we look for as the weather gets cooler. Bakeries across Australia are delivering on this...

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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

27/04/2017

Updated May 2022 Mums love a gesture that shows how much you care. Cooking her dinner or buying a book are great, but nothing beats time spent making memories together while exploring somewhere new. From a mother-daughter trip to a holiday with the whole family, why wouldn't you celebrate Mum...

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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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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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7 Top Things To Do In Echuca

15/05/2015

Updated May 2022 Life is simpler on the water. Discover the historic river port towns of Echuca Moama this year, with paddle steamers, cellar doors, and fun on the river making it an ideal place to stay, play and relax with your family! Offering a unique perspective on regional and...

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