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FOUR OF THE BEST MARKETS IN AUSTRALIA

23/08/2018

We’ve selected four of the best Australian markets to visit for fresh local produce, handmade jewellery, collectables and live entertainment. TASMANIA SALAMANCA MARKET Fresh produce, Salamanca Market. Credit: Tourism Tasmania. WHEN: SATURDAY 8.30AM TO 3PM ALL YEAR ROUND WHERE: SALAMANCA PLACE, HOBART WHAT: Shop with a view of the historic...

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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

20/07/2018

For 150 years, the state of Tasmania banned any distilling of spirits: no gin, no vodka, and most importantly no whisky. But in the early 1990s, we thank our lucky stars that a man named Bill Lark (see: Lark Distillery) thought to himself: how could this be when the state,...

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Best 4WDriving Spots in Australia

06/07/2018

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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8 Tasmanian National Parks That Look Like Paintings

09/04/2018

Aurora Australis beckons: experience nature in Tasmania 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...

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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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Australia's 10 Gnarliest Mountain Biking Spots

20/02/2018

When you're a mountain biker, a stationary bike at the gym feels like a sad substitute. Being outside is essential when you're riding. You love the mud kicked up around your ankles, the quiet among the tall trees, and being in flight after a wicked jump.  From the dense and...

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5 Stellar Day-Trips Around Hobart

08/02/2018

Small in size but big in personality, we know why Hobart is one of Australia's fastest growing holiday destinations. There's weird and wonderful art, the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, and boat-rocking seafood to be had. Beyond the fringe of the city though, you'll discover so much more: history, waterfalls,...

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What's On: Australian Events January to April 2018

09/01/2018

G’DAY has found 12 events across Australia that need to be on your radar when planning your Aussie adventure. Check out these events for summer and beyond.   NEW SOUTH WALES Byron Bay Bluesfest WHEN: 29 March to 2 April WHERE: Byron Bay NEAREST PARK: Byron Bay bluesfest.com.au WHAT: Byron Bay...

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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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Australia's Best Cycling Trails

15/09/2017

It's time to have that important conversation with your desk chair or couch. On holiday, you finally have the time to break up routine and stretch those gams. What better way to do this than by bicycle?  Taste the chocolates and wine of the Swan Valley, see the heritage-listed scoreboard...

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FOUR OF THE BEST WINTER MARKETS IN AUSTRALIA

14/08/2017

Markets, whether they be for produce, trinkets, handmade arts and crafts or for just getting a great coffee and soaking up the atmosphere, are a highlight on many people’s travels. We’ve rounded up four of the best markets around Australia to visit in winter, and all year round. SOUTH AUSTRALIA...

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Jaffles: Five Tasty Toasted Sandwich Recipes To Make Your Mouth Water

11/08/2017

WATCH: Five tasty jaffle recipes being made.  Nothing says life on the road like the humble jaffle. These tasty recipes make the perfect easy meal. Rueben jaffle with Dill Pickle cooked using a campfire jaffle iron Makes 2   4 slices multi-grain bread 2 tsp wholegrain mustard 8 slices corned beef,...

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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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What's On: Australian Events June To September 2017

20/07/2017

G’DAY has found 12 events across Australia that should be on your radar when planning your travels around the states. Check out these events for winter and beyond.   NEW SOUTH WALES Byron Writers Festival, Where Stories Take You WHEN: 4 to 6 August WHERE: Byron Bay byronwritersfestival.com WHAT: Each year,...

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18 Family Holiday Experiences In Spring

18/07/2017

The kids have so much energy you'll all love to go on long bike rides. No, wait, maybe the week is too hectic and you want to rest outside on the grass among the flowers. Still doesn't sound like your family? How about: festivals, music, live circuses and the like....

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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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4 Hot Chocolates To Cosy Up To This Winter

15/05/2017

Along with fruit and veggies, chocolate is an important food group to include in your life. It has many minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Okay, you probably couldn't just eat chocolate, and only chocolate, forever. But it makes you feel calm & happy (a mini-holiday in a cup that you need). ...

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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

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 27/04/2017

Mums love any gesture showing that you care: cooking her dinner or buying a book you know she'll love. But nothing beats time spent together cracking jokes and going somewhere fun.  From a mother-daughter pampering trip to a holiday with the whole family, celebrate Mum this May.  But there are ...

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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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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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