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9 Ideas to Inspire Your Next Holiday


Whether you’re keen for a winter getaway or already looking ahead to spring and summer, now’s the time to lock in your travel plans for the second half of the year.   If you’re not sure where to start, don’t worry. Here are 9 ideas for your next holiday based on...

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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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The Best of Winter in Australia


From curious creatures on Cradle Mountain to quokkas being unbearably cute on Rottnest Island, this Australian winter has still served up its fair share of iconic travel moments. Luckily, a lot of you have been on hand to share them, sparking joy at Discovery HQ! As a proud Australian travel...

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7 Amazing Places to Ride Your Road Bike in Australia


Updated Feb 2023 You may already have a road bike or you may not, either way, get ready because you are about to be inspired!  While it’s courting controversy to create 'best of' lists for cyclists, if you’re looking for adventure beyond your regular coffee spin, here’s a state-by-state list...

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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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Explore the Limestone Coast with our List of Top 10 Things to See & Do


Have you been dying to head down to the Limestone Coast in South Australia, but don’t know where to start? The team at Discovery Parks – Robe have jotted down a few of their favourite places around the park and are keen to share with you. __________________________________________________________________________________ 1.  Humpalicious Camel...

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10 best things to do in or around Warrnambool VIC


Living on an island, Australians simply love the coast and a coastal cruise. One of the best Aussie road trips on offer is along the Princes Highway which follows the coastline from Adelaide to Sydney. Touring this road may be an indirect and lengthy route between these major cities but,...

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Located right on the Great Ocean Road, the city of Warrnambool brings the sights; a breathtaking coastline, a glimpse of a southern right whale and a vibrant community to explore. Janet and her rescue dog Jack have been doing just that and taking in the view by foot and paw...

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


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


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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Taking the Scenic Route


Cruise along the cliff tops of the Great Ocean Road from Melbourne to Robe and soak up the seascapes.  WATCH: The highlights of our trip along the spectacular Great Ocean Road, from Melbourne to Robe The Great Ocean Road - it’s the quintessential Aussie road trip. If you’ve grown up...

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Benefits of a G'DAY Rewards Membership


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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Great Ocean Road named in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2018


Image: Great Ocean Road   Lonely Planet has named the Great Ocean Road as number five in the top 10 recommended Cross Generational Travel experiences in their Best in Travel 2018.   Family holidays have come of age. Banish memories of tense car rides and bickering by the beach, and embrace cross-generational...

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Warrnambool Weekend Guide


On the Great South Coast, past the dense forest of the Otways and before the border with the South Aussies, is a popular coastal city: Warrnambool. It's a holiday hotspot along the Great Ocean Road, visited by nearly half a million people each year.  Are you planning a trip? Use...

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10 Sneaky Overnight Stays When Heading South


Returning home from this year's pilgrimage? We get so fixated on the Top End, we forget that the world keeps turning. All of those people on the southern coast are still working, eating and sleeping while we chase the sun in the tropics & red centre.  Before summer illuminates life...

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Top 12 Spring Attractions Across Australia


Winter is slowly passing and soon the trees will bud, Days will grow longer and spring can enter in a thud. If you like the seasons changing but love your comfy bed, Pack your bags & raincoats and drive to these events instead. What a country we live in, with...

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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


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


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


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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Things To Check Before You Go


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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Top 10 Stops on the Great Ocean Road

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 10/11/2016

Hit the road and experience a truly Australian adventure. The Great Ocean Road is one of the world's most spectacular coastal drives. The road from Melbourne to Adelaide combines breathtaking views of the coast with a tour of some of Australia’s most recognisable and iconic destinations. If you decide to...

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Bound Round: Discovery Parks - Melbourne


The most liveable city on earth, Melbourne has it all. From the AFL and cricket grounds to the best vintage fashion Australia has to offer, our park is situated conveniently next to all of the buzz.  With a range of comfortable cabin accommodation and facilities, your family will be kept...

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South Australian Museum: A Place For The Young and Curious


Take a journey back in time and step inside one of Australia’s most frequented museums. Boasting five floors of natural history artefacts including the world’s largest collection of Australian Aboriginal cultural material, the museum is a haven for young, curious explorers to discover artefacts and the stories that behind them....

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Top 5 Things To Do In Melbourne


You have no right to be bored in Melbourne. There is always a new event or attraction to see. Make the most of your visit and see these Melbourne things to do. Whether it’s your first time in the city or your thousandth, whether you’re there with your partner, friends...

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