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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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Rediscover NSW with these Short Breaks

23/07/2021

Explore, wander, and maybe even get a little lost in NSW’s backyard! If you're overdue an escape, stop dreaming and start booking your next getaway with us. There’s never been a better time to take a short break to reset and recharge. Get out to the unknown, discover somewhere new,...

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Discover NSW’s Pacific Coast by Car

20/07/2020

Now’s the time to explore the treasures of our own backyard and what better way than packing the family into the car and hitting the open road! Family road trips are what memories are made of and the north coast of New South Wales packs a punch when it comes...

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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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DISCOVERY BARKS: Say G’day to our park dogs

25/06/2020

Updated 26 August 2021 Behind every great park manager there’s often an even greater canine companion! 'Paws' what you are doing and meet some of Discovery’s best park dogs: Fred, Discovery Parks - Pilbara Karratha (WA) Assistant Park Manager Jamie with unofficial town mayor, Fred. What a prince! Book Pilbara...

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CAMPFIRE CATCH UPS with Mick and Jane from Forster, NSW

27/05/2020

Mick and Jane Ticehurst, Park Managers at Discovery Parks – Forster, have been with Discovery Parks for nearly ten years and their work has taken them all around the country, from Queensland and South Australia to Western Australia and, now, Forster in NSW. “I’ve got no idea where the time...

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Local Fishing Secrets from a Pro in Forster, NSW

21/05/2020

Did you know that Forster and Tuncurry in the Barrington Coast region of New South Wales is one of the state’s favourite places to fish? Avid anglers will love the local waterways and beaches to cast a line and bring home the catch of the day! We caught up with...

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Best of the Barrington Coast in Forster NSW

19/05/2020

New South Wales’s mid-north coast is famous for its stunning beaches, waterways and national parks and Discovery Parks – Forster is right in the heart of it all! You’ll find Forster on the Barrington Coast, just three and a half hours north of Sydney. Spend your stay soaking up the...

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5 reasons why travel is the best thing to spend your tax return on

18/07/2019

Updated July 2022. Tax time is here again and for many of us that means bank accounts looking a little healthier thanks to a refund. There are many options when it comes to putting your tax refund to use, but it's never a bad idea to treat yourself to a...

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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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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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Carrot & Kim Tie The Knot at Discovery Parks - Forster

16/05/2018

Looking for somewhere to hold your wedding? Darryl (Carrot) Bowen and his gorgeous Kim declared their love at Discovery Parks - Forster on the North Coast of New South Wales.  Kim walked down the aisle - or between the cabins - to the song Carrot wrote and performed for her....

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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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Long Road to Paradise: The Pacific Highway, New South Wales Road Trip

09/01/2018

Join the G’DAY crew as they embark on the classic New South Wales great Australian road trip hitting the bitumen between Sydney and the Gold Coast.   It’s the little things that make a long, leisurely drive memorable. Encounters with interesting strangers, conversation between family members, and jaw-dropping scenery along the...

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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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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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Bub is the Word: February Activities

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 08/02/2017

School might be back, but that doesn’t mean we are all free of our parenting duties. For many of us, the start of the school year is a chance to get our young pre-schoolers out & about into the sun without the worry of the hustling & bustling big kids....

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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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