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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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Explore Tasmania from Coast to Coast with a Discovery Parks Road Trip

19/02/2020

Find world-class wilderness, culture and memories to last a lifetime on a Discovery Parks Tasmanian Road Trip  Road trips are as much about a moment in time as the places you visit and the people you travel with – and, like aromas, obscure places on the road-to-somewhere can evoke strong...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do on Rottnest Island

13/02/2020

Discovery Directory: Discovery – Rottnest Island Those born and bred in Perth have known just how breathtaking this coastal location is for years. But the secret is well and truly out to mainland Australia and they’re ready to disconnect and reconnect just a short ferry ride from the coast of...

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Love is in the Air with these Romantic Glamping Getaways

21/01/2020

Stargazing sets the tone for romance and Discovery Parks sets the tone for glamping. Make time for the great outdoors and each other this Valentine’s Day with a glamping getaway at Discovery Parks. Want to get close to nature but aren’t a “roughing it” kind of person? Looking for a...

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Splish, Splash and Dunk At One Of These Waterparks

10/12/2019

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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The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Cricket

12/11/2019

Backyard cricket is a rite of passage for Australian families. Whether you’re playing in the middle of the MCG or on a pitch mowed by your Uncle, you will need a set of rules to ensure a solid, fair match. Follow these simple rules and we can (almost) guarantee your...

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5 ways to spoil Dad this Father's Day

14/08/2019

Let’s be honest, Dads are hard to buy for. If they want something, they’ll go and get it themselves. If they need something, Mum has probably sorted that out for them. So, on Father’s Day, the day that we show Dad how special he is to us, how do we...

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Tips for your next road trip with kids

30/07/2019

A family road trip is an Australian tradition and a rite of passage for many young families. Packing up the car and heading out on an adventure to somewhere new is what family memories are made of but it’s important to set yourself up for success so that your Aussie...

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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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Rugged Luxury – Come inside for a tour of the O’Reillys off road van

16/08/2018

 WATCH: MEET THE O’REILLYS AND COME INSIDE THEIR DECKED OUT HOME ON THE ROAD The O’Reillys have seen the inside of every different type of tent, campervan, and caravan; but now, see their new Dirt Road Xtreme Caravan in all its rugged luxury. As far as Kevin O’Reilly is concerned,...

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Over the Seas, On the Road – The Swiss Family travelling the Australian coast

13/08/2018

The sunny Australian coastline isn’t just a favourite for Aussie families. It’s also a popular spot for international families who take to the coastline for sun, surf and family fun. WATCH: Meet the Meyer family from across the globe soaking up the Aussie sun.     Swiss couple Catherine and Hans Meyer...

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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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How To Train Your Future Commonwealth Athlete At The Park

04/04/2018

You're watching the impressive Commonwealth Games athletes on TV and you know in your heart of hearts that your aspiring career as a gymnast (you can do a somersault if the ground is soft enough) won't come true. It isn't too late for your kids, though. They're young and enthusiastic...

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6 Ways To Turn Your Site Into A Rabbit Hutch

26/02/2018

Make it a hoppy Easter and turn your site into a rabbit hutch. These may be a little eggcentric, but they'll get you right into the spirit of the holiday.  The six crafty ways to spruce up your van will look so good, even the Easter Bunny will be jealous. ...

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Little Family, Big Lap: A 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Holiday

19/01/2018

Meet Lloyd and Bec Pollard from Sydney, New South Wales who embarked on the road trip of a lifetime around Australia with their two kids, Ava and Finn.     When Lloyd and Bec Pollard decided to take a break from the bustle of Sydney, they embarked on the road trip of...

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Tent Life With The Hassums: Quality Family Time Made Easy

19/01/2018

Watch: Meet the Hassum family as they share their stories from the road.  Meet Michelle and Scott Hassum who like getting back to nature with their kids, Milla and Charlie, making quality time easy as they holiday in a tent.   Barefoot and at ease, the kids laze on bean bags...

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Meet The Gang: A Family Tradition of Holidaying in Forster

10/01/2018

Watch: Meet Sue and the Wallace Gang as they share their stories from the road, which began with a simple riverside ski holiday that turned into a family tradition spanning three generations.    Meet Sue and Peter a couple from Newcastle, New South Wales, who have turned their riverside ski holiday...

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Fantastic 14 Ways To Never Be Bored In Summer

08/01/2018

No more “I’m bored!”. Island adventures, movies under the stars, flying through the trees, and more – without even leaving good ol’ Oz. While the sun is living its best life, discover our fantastic seasonal activities to keep the young’ns sprightly and smiling.   Snorkel with finned friends Prepare for the...

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6 Healthy and Happy New Year’s Resolutions For Your Family

21/12/2017

Another year, another set of resolutions – but how long do you actually stick to them before throwing by the wayside? We’re all a bit guilty of waning enthusiasm. Which is why we’ve come up with six easy and healthy New Year’s resolutions for the whole family. For the new...

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Australian Beach Cricket Rules For Summer Holiday Fun

15/12/2017

Round up the kids, pack up the car and don’t forget the tennis ball: it’s time to head to the coast for a game of beach cricket. Beach cricket is often an improvised, comically competitive game that will almost always end in tears or laughs (usually both). All you need...

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