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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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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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The Best Chocolate Factories in Australia

10/03/2022

Chocolate. Factory. Tour. Parents might like to whisper these three words for fear of a sugar-based holiday child meltdown! Everyone else, shout it out loud and enjoy this list of gourmet chocolate factories from around the country. Each one will add more than just a touch of sweetness to your...

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The best holiday park campfires in Australia

09/03/2022

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 long into the night. If this sounds like something...

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Australia's Best Waterparks are at Discovery!

14/01/2022

‘Pool hangs’ and aquatic fun have always been top of the list when it comes to summer activities. At Discovery Parks we have dozens of safe water play and splash park spaces in more than 75 holiday parks around Australia! Here’s a few to ‘whet’ your appetite and the full...

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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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12 School Holiday Destinations Parents Won't Regret

14/09/2021

Taking the family away during school holidays is a team effort. Activities and new adventures for the kiddo’s, the opportunity to unwind and relax in nature for you! Luckily, with 70+ properties nationwide, Discovery Parks has got what it takes to do both - in style. Consider this state-by-state list...

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16 Family Holiday Experiences In Spring

20/08/2021

Say goodbye to winter, and hello to spring - the season many of us have been waiting for! Rediscover your backyard and start planning your next family holiday with us. From tiny tots to awesome adults, seasonal events are happening all over the country that are set up for all...

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13 National Parks to get lost in this spring

13/08/2021

Updated Sept 2 One of the best things about living in Australia is that we are never far away from a National Park. Large and small, each one has its story to tell. During Spring they hit their peak, blooming with the new season as if to say, 'hey, isn't...

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Goolwa gets better for kids (and adults too)

09/08/2021

A Kid's Paradise   Be among the first to book Discovery Parks - Goolwa as we complete our transformation into a luxurious ‘Kid Paradise’ THIS summer.  BOOK NOW FOR XMAS! READ THE MEDIA RELEASE: Work starts on Kid-Paradise at Discovery Parks - Goolwa As part of our commitment to providing the...

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12 Reasons to stay in Goolwa on SA's Fleurieu Peninsula

06/08/2021

South Australian’s have long been aware of the charming town of Goolwa on the much-loved Fleurieu Peninsula.  Perfect for families at just an hour's drive south of Adelaide, Goolwa is an ideal hub to explore the stunning Southern Fleurieu.   Flying Fish Cafe on Horseshoe Bay is a popular spot. Credit:...

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6 Things To Do In Nagambie Lakes

26/07/2021

Well-known by Victorians as a place to indulge their favourite watersports and go fishing for days on end, Nagambie is also the perfect spot to explore world-class wineries, get lost in mother nature and gather the family on the banks of the Goulburn River.  Browse Deals Now If you’re planning...

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Easy and healthy road trip snack ideas

06/05/2021

Your journey is mapped, road trip tunes sorted, and you’re close to checking off your packing list. There’s just one last thing to sort: road trip snack. Whether you’re travelling with kids or alone, the road trip experience is incomplete without snacks. After all, everybody will need something to munch...

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7 Mother’s Day Getaway ideas

14/04/2021

We don’t need an excuse to spoil our mums but Mother’s Day is the time to take your spoiling up to the next level. And what better way to show mum how much she means to you by planning a getaway for her! To help you plan a Mother’s Day...

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Tips for your next road trip with kids

08/03/2021

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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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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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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Things to See, Eat & Do on Rottnest Island

13/02/2020

Updated December 2021 With a $1 million renovation of Pinky's Beach Club nearing completion, there are now even more reasons to visit one of Australia's most breathtaking coastal destinations and premium glamping experiences. Heralding a new era of eco-tourism on the island when it launched in 2019, the current renovations...

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Love is in the Air with these Romantic Glamping Getaways

21/01/2020

The Best Glamping Experiences in Australia  Make time for the great outdoors (and each other) with a luxury glamping getaway! Want to get close to nature but aren’t keen on “roughing it”? Looking for an outdoor camping experience with hot showers and Queen-size beds? Welcome to Glamping! What is Glamping?...

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