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Top 5 Tips For Taking Kids To The Snow

10/05/2019

Nervous about taking young kids to the snow for the first time? It’s a magnificent experience for the whole family – and there is plenty to do for the little ones! Here are some tips for heading to the New South Wales Snowy Mountains. 1. Bundle up We’re sure you...

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Snow Season Events 2019

10/05/2019

Ready to head to a winter wonderland? Come June long weekend, Thredbo and Perisher will really kick into gear with events throughout the season. From music festivals to family fun days, prepare yourself for plenty of stoke both on and off the slopes.  BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION Thredbo Opening Weekend When:...

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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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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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SEEKING SNOW – AUSTRALIA’S BEST SNOW SPOTS

26/07/2018

We have travelled to the best snow spots in Australia to give you our top picks for your next snow holiday. There’s nothing quite like sinking your boots into that fresh, fluffy powder winter brings. Luckily in Australia, we’ve got a few top-notch spots that transform into a winter wonderland....

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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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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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Three Park Winter Aussie Adventure: Murray River, Snowfields, Sapphire Coast

22/08/2017

The temperature has dropped, the dark has descended and the dingoes are howling into the long night. Yet that doesn’t mean it’s an excuse to hibernate. The truth is that the cooler months are the perfect time to travel and explore this beautiful land of ours. Lakes, rivers and mountains...

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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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Best Bakeries On Australia's Best Journeys

22/05/2017

How completely satisfying is biting into a meat pie right out of the oven or a custard-filled tart? The warm, comforting feeling of freshly made food on holiday is exactly what we look for on a winter's day. Bakeries across Australia are serving up mouth-watering pies, cheesecakes, scrolls, macarons and...

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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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15 Signs You’re Definitely A Caravanner

03/11/2016

The caravan way of life certainly isn’t for everyone. But for some, there’s nothing better than packing up the van, waving goodbye to the house and heading off on an overland adventure. If you’ve been keen on caravanning for a while now, you’ll know that there are a few things...

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Parenting On the Road – Not for the faint hearted!

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 19/10/2016

First of all, let it be known that I LOVE my kids! Like most mothers I am blinded by my love and think that the sun shines out of their cute little behinds, but... I am also a realist and painfully honest, so I am not going to sugar coat...

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Bound Round: Discovery Parks - Jindabyne

29/06/2016

Hear from the experts: Discovery Parks - Jindabyne is a 9 out of 10!  Bound Round is dedicated to helping adults plan and find the perfect holiday destinations for the whole family to enjoy. They sent two reviewers to our Jindabyne park to see what it was all about. Will...

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Thrillers: The Best Holiday Reads For Winter

22/06/2016

These chilling stories are the best holiday reads to enjoy this winter. Just like the cold winter air, these books will send a cold shiver up your spine and keen you enthralled until the last page. These are the top 5 books that you should be packing for your weekends...

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True Stories: The Best Holiday Reads For Winter

16/06/2016

If you love to read non-fiction, then you are in the right place. These holiday reads are gritty with the tales of real people stuck in real situations that are wild and wonderful and hold their weight when measure up to fiction novels. Holiday reads like these non-fiction novels are...

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Short Stories: The Best Holiday Reads For Winter

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 09/06/2016

Who needs to read through 500 pages to feel fulfilled by a story? Not you! Short stories will easily quench your thirst for fiction and perfect to fill the gaps of your busy day. Flash fiction is everything you need to get you from home to work on the bus,...

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Amazing Aussie family holidays

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 03/03/2016

Amazing Aussie family holidays that won’t blow the budget Our wide, brown land is abundant with amazing holiday destinations – from sand and sparkling surf, to tranquil bushland, bustling cities and everything in between. We’re revealing some of the most incredible places to visit in the land of Oz, with...

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Australian Winter Holidays

23/06/2014

  Winter is here but there’s no need to hibernate! There's plenty to see and do in Australia during winter from embracing the cold and heading to the skifields or escaping the dropping temperatures and following the sun north. Here’s our pick of winter destinations.   EMBRACE WINTER CRADLE MOUNTAIN Tasmania comes...

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