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Australia's Best Autumn and Winter Festivals

24/03/2022

Sad about the end of summer? Don’t be! Autumn and winter are when some of the best festivals in Australia come to life. Whether it's food and wine, music, the arts, or the Australian outback, there’s a festival to enjoy wherever you are! Check out this shortlist of some of...

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A Foodie’s Guide to Tasmania: Food and Wine on the Apple Isle

18/11/2021

With over 3 million hectares of protected spaces, Tasmania is a nature lover's paradise. This makes it a top destination for those wanting to escape the stress of modern-day living, but that doesn't mean it's short on foodie sophistication! If you love your food and picturesque places to enjoy it,...

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The Ultimate Guide to Australia's Best Regional Wineries

13/10/2021

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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6 Reasons to book a Tasmanian Spring Vacation

01/10/2021

The secret has been out for years: Tasmania is amazing. Home to frontier wilderness, incredible food, delicious wine and romantic escapes, now is the ideal time to make your way to Australia’s Apple Isle. Check out 6 reasons to book a Tasmanian getaway today! Hike Cradle Mountain Photo Credit: Tourism...

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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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Australia's 12 Gnarliest Mountain Biking Spots

12/07/2021

Updated May 2022 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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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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Your 2020 Travel Guide with Discovery Parks

30/12/2019

The new year has just started, and have you already muttered the words “this year I’m going to travel more”?  Us too, which is why we've put together this month-by-month guide to inspire you and get you out there exploring your backyard this year.  Give yourself something to look forward...

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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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PET FRIENDLY HOLIDAY PARKS IN AUSTRALIA

08/08/2018

Pets are more than just hounds and felines - they’re part of the family. That means when we go on holidays, they love to come and join in the fun, too (and so they should!). BRUCEY THE PUG Brucey the Pug. Pic: Shannon Doherty. To celebrate our love affair with...

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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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Four Ways to Try Whisky in Tasmania

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 20/07/2018

For a frankly shocking 150 years, the lawmakers of Tasmania maintained a total fire ban when it came to the distillation of alcoholic spirits. This meant that for a century-and-a-half, until 1991, despite the abundance of pure Tasmanian water and fresh Tasmanian air, no locally-produced gin, no vodka, and most...

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8 Tasmanian National Parks That Look Like Paintings

09/04/2018

Aurora Australis beckons: experience nature in Tasmania Picture yourself in Tasmania’s national parks —nature’s Mona Lisa, offering the natural world’s equivalent of a brush with the great masters. Long before Tassie became famous for tasty froths, food & wine journeys, and gnarly mountain biking, it was famous as a living...

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Tasmanian Beer Guide: Frothing Good

20/03/2018

Hop aboard! We're taking you on a mission to discover the best beer south of the Bass Strait. Don't be shy, there's plenty to choose from for every drinker. From dark, caramel notes to light and crisp summer ales, you'll find the beer for you. While there are around 20...

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7 Reasons Why Launceston, Tasmania Is Our Loved Little Secret

16/01/2018

Beyond the Salamanca Markets in Hobart and the Spirit of Tasmania in Devonport, there's magic to be found in other corners of the state. Launceston is your gateway to Tasmania's north east.  Historic precincts, cool-climate wines, rolling hills of the country side, and the juiciest berries you have ever tasted....

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Travel Hacks: Save Money These Summer Holidays

16/11/2017

There’s nothing quite like getting away with family and friends during the summer holidays! While Christmas is a joyous time (the best time!), the festive season can be stressful and can really be a stretch on your finances. To help you out, we've pulled together some of the different ways...

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Winter Is The Season To Visit Australia's Best Wine Regions And Cellar Doors

21/07/2017

‘Tis the season to visit cellar doors and taste wine right across Australia. Nothing warms the cockles like a glass of wine and there’s no time like the present to hit cellar doors and sip the good stuff. During winter, winemakers scrub the juice from their weathered fingers, hang up...

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Easy Peasy Meals For Winter School Holidays

22/06/2017

The mid-year school holidays are coming up and we have a few ideas about how to feed the tribe when you stay at the park. Whether you're at a site or cabin, we have created a menu of options to eat with your family.  From cheesy breakfast burritos for 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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Best Bakeries On Australia's Best Journeys

22/05/2017

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

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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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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