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Discovery Parks win Tripadvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards


Some of Discovery Park's most popular destinations have been recognised for their excellence by one of the world’s most used travel review sites! Congratulations to Fraser Street, Hervey Bay and Tannum Sands in Qld; Lake Kununurra and Swan Valley in WA; Katherine and Alice Springs in the NT, Hahndorf Resort ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Australia's Best Regional Wineries


From the cool-climate varietals of the Tamar Valley to the sophisticated Semillon's of the Margaret River, Australia is blessed with some of the world’s best wine. As a result, no matter where you are, there is a winery experience waiting to be enjoyed. With few exceptions, the best wineries in...

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Dreamy Queensland beaches we can't wait to visit


There's nothing like kicking back and enjoying the sun against your skin. With warmer weather just around the corner, we know we're not the only ones looking forward to closing our eyes and sinking our toes into sand!   Queensland's coastline extends approximately 13,300km, meaning the Sunshine state is home to...

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Discovery Hosts Jimeoin as he Waltzes Australia


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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16 Family Holiday Experiences In Spring


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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Australia's 12 Gnarliest Mountain Biking Spots


Updated November 2023 You don't have to be an extreme sports enthusiast to love mountain biking. All you need is your favourite ride, a decent helmet and a park to get funky in! Luckily, from mossy Tasmanian forests to the single-track at Mount Kosciuszko, Australia has a huge variety of...

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Australia's best cycle trails the whole family can ride


Updated Feb 2023 Taste the chocolates in WA's Swan Valley. Witness the heritage-listed scoreboard at Adelaide Oval. Cruise past the Yarra's oldest boathouse - all on two wheels! Whether you're a mountain biker, unicyclist, or penny-fartherer, Australia has some of the most scenic cycling routes for any level of rider....

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Sunny Family Getaways in QLD


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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While Hervey Bay is often simply thought of as the whale watching destination there’s a lot more to this coastal town than just whales. We caught up with our park manager Georgie at Discovery Parks – Fraser St, Hervey Bay to get her top tips for things to see do...

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It seems like we’re not the only ones looking forward to a holiday, meet the oh so famous Humpback Whales on their annual migration to the Fraser Coast. You’re guaranteed to sight these magnificent mammals between mid-July and mid-October so book in a stay with the team at Discovery Parks...

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You might recognise their faces from the telly, Dan & Steph (pictured below) were contestants on My Kitchen Rules. The couple were crowned winners of their season in 2013 and have now also recently been crowned ambassadors for Visit Fraser Coast - that’s a lot of shiny, heavy headwear! Discovery...

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Explore the Fraser Coast Like a Local with Tasman Venture


White sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, ancient rainforest and freshwater lakes so pure it is better than a visit to a day spa. Are you ready to explore the wonderful west coast of Fraser Island? Come set up camp at Discovery Parks – Fraser Street, Hervey...

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Love is in the Air with these Romantic Glamping Getaways


Updated Feb 2023 Make time for the great outdoors (and each other) with a luxury glamping getaway! Want to get close to nature but not keen on 'roughing it'? Looking for an outdoor camping experience with hot showers and Queen-size beds? Welcome to Glamping!What is Glamping? 'Glamping' aka glamorous camping,...

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The Whales Have Arrived


There is no better place in the world to spot a whale than at Queensland’s Hervey Bay. In 2019, the World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) made it official when in recognition of the region’s responsible whale watching practices, they confirmed Hervey Bay as one of the world’s first Whale Heritage Sites...

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Discover: 10 ice cream shops we love in Australia


  Piccolina Gelateria – Melbourne, VIC We’re a little flexible here on “ice cream”. But Melbourne is famous for their gelato (and it’d be a shame to leave them out). The recipes are all-natural and traditional – her recipes are a family secret, passed down from the owner’s father. The options...

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


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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YARNS FOR YEARS – Grey Nomads travelling Australia


WATCH: We chat to seasoned motorhomers about love and moonshine. Glen and Kathy Forbes are veterans of the road, more in love with the road than ever (and each other, too). The retirees have spent the last decade on the road travelling Australia, and they’ve got no plans of stopping...

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A Road trip Along Australia’s Eastern Coastline. We See Queensland by Road, Boat and Plane.


Travel up the pristine Pacific Coast Way from the Fraser Coast to the Whitsundays. Crystal coastline. Rugged reef. Idyllic islands. The Queensland Coastline Has It All. A road trip along Australia’s eastern coastline is a rite of passage for many Aussie families, and international visitors alike. When it comes to...

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Best 4WDriving Spots in Australia


Ready to kick up the mud and dirt? Explore some of the best attractions in Australia by 4WD.  Discover our best 4WDing spots in Australia - because we all love a little adventure.  Millstream Chichester National Park Where: Millstream, Western Australia Nearest Parks: Discovery Parks - Pilbara, Karratha and Discovery...

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Queensland's Ultimate Fishing Spots


Is the Sunshine State home or the place you set off to when you're looking for warmer days? From the coast to Central Queensland, there are a variety of places for anglers to get their fix.  Rocky is soon to be the barramundi capital, with barra measuring in at over...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Hervey Bay


This is your ultimate guide to the best things to do in Hervey Bay. These top 5 things are designed for anyone looking to stay at Hervey Bay accommodation for 2-4 days and are interchangeable to apply to a family, couple, or maybe a friends' weekend away. #5 Thing to...

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Nature And Wildlife Tours: Whale Watching Hervey Bay


The real Australia is right around the corner at the Australiana Top Tourist Park. Find out more about the things to do on the way to Hervey Bay and the magnificent natural wonders it has on offer. The pinnacles are always fascinating to look at and The Esplanade provides a...

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Hervey Bay Accommodation: What To Do On The Way


It is a 3 hour drive between Brisbane and Hervey Bay. This is ideal as it gives you enough time to enjoy the stops along the way. If you’re the type of person who likes to get off the mapped out path a bit, you will love everything Queensland has...

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