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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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Discover Australia's Aboriginal Art and Culture

23/07/2018

Australia’s Aboriginal people are one of the world’s most ancient living cultures with a history spanning 50,000 years. Heading to some of the more remote areas of Australia often provides the opportunity to connect with our country’s indigenous culture and heritage. The Aboriginal people are often keen to share their...

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Your Complete Guide To Whale Watching Around Australia

18/02/2018

  With one of the longest whale watching seasons in the world and sixty percent of whale species calling our waters home, Australia is one of the best places in the world for whale spotting. Beginning in May and finishing in December, the playful giants continue north to warmer waters to...

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Fremantle - City of Festivals

11/01/2018

Visiting Fremantle is a lot like having a birthday party. You’ve got the great, indulgent foods (hams, pastas, sauces, sweets, breads), drinks everywhere (coffee, spritzers, cocktails, beers, wines, spirits), wacky and wonderful gifts (novelty shirts anyone?), performers (there’s always one singer at the party), laughter and tears (usually from too...

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Things To Do In The Murray That Don't Involve The Murray!

14/11/2017

The river is beautiful, but the paddlesteamers aren't the only thing to see in this neck of the woods. You'll find honey mead ready to be sipped, rich heritage, old cars, and cycling trails.  Discover our top things to do in Echuca-Moama and Albury-Wodonga (because there's plenty more to see...

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Eden Fishing

11/10/2017

You’ve come all the way to Eden with your family. Your kids are pestering you to take them to something fun, and your wife wants to go on a bushwalk because she’s finished her holiday book already. In this situation, there is only one thing you can say… Get reel!...

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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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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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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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Booti Booti National Park

07/09/2016

Well, it looks like against all odds the impossible has happened. Somehow, you and your family are finally bored with all the exciting Forster water activities. You may as well pack up your things and cut your holiday short right? Wrong! One of the best Forster attractions on offer is...

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Forster Tuncurry

15/05/2016

The school holidays have arrived and your kids are driving you mental. The last thing you want to do is cram them into a car and take them on a long drive. Head to Discovery Parks - Forster for a fun, comfortable break from your busy schedule. However, if you...

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Top 6 Things To Do In Tannum Sands

09/05/2016

Dreaming of year-round pleasant temperatures and a dip in the water? Lucky us, we have a park nestled perfectly at your next getaway: Discovery Parks - Tannum Sands. There are so many things to see and do, you'll be ready to hit the hay in our accommodation at the end...

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Nomads Hit The Road For A Northern Adventure

09/05/2016

Every year, as the leaves turn and the temperature drops, thousands of nomads begin their pilgrimage across Australia in pursuit of the sun. Listen closely and you can hear the zipping of suitcases, pre-departure engine checks, and front doors slamming.   This annual exodus has become a highly anticipated rite of...

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Things To Do In Port Hedland: For The Outdoor Enthusiast

29/01/2016

Chase a new adventure and try these Port Hedland attractions From off-road four wheel driving, to coastal walking trails and endless fishing hot spots, Port Hedland attractions are seeing outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers take advantage of this undiscovered Pilbara treasure. Depending on your sense of adventure, we have plent...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Port Hedland

15/01/2016

This is your complete directory to the best things to do in Port Hedland. These sites will suit anyone staying in the area for 3-5 days and works whether you’re heading there for a romantic getaway, a family vacation or a long weekend holiday with some friends. #5 Thing to...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Forster

03/12/2015

Get away for a week and see the things to do Forster has on offer. The region is great for water-based activities, with a few other surprises thrown in for good measure, so whatever you’re into, Forster is an ideal tourist destination. Things to do in Forster #5: Big Buzz...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Ballina

27/11/2015

This list of 5 Ballina attractions will suit anyone looking to spend a week away in this beautiful beach side town. Whether you’re looking for a family getaway, a weekend with friends, or a romantic holiday with your partner, Ballina is always a good choice. #5 Thing to do in...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Hervey Bay

17/11/2015

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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3 Reasons to Self-Guide With Fraser Island 4WD Hire

16/07/2015

Exploring Fraser Island on your Queensland trip is a big task. With so much to do and see, it is unlikely you’ll be able to cram everything you want to do into one short stay. A guided tour can be helpful if you want someone else telling you all the...

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Welcome To The Flinders Ranges

16/07/2015

Many people only experience the romance of a rugged, untamed natural landscape when they’re watching a classic western film. Escaping through movies is all well and good for some, but if you want to see beautiful rocky terrain in real life, you need only look as far as your backyard....

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Nature And Wildlife Tours: Whale Watching Hervey Bay

19/06/2015

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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Diamond Head NSW

19/06/2015

Australia hosts some of the world’s finest national parks, and the Crowdy Bay National Park, right near Harrington, is home to some amazing natural wonders. As you walk along the trail, you will find a number of places to rest and recuperate on your week away from work. Access this...

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Hervey Bay Accommodation: What To Do On The Way

19/06/2015

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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3 Ways To Improve Your Golf Swing

26/05/2015

So you’ve decided to head down to Harrington Waters Golf Club in New South Wales, which is only a short trip from Discovery Parks - Harrington, for a golfing trip with the lads. You suddenly realise your golf swing isn’t up to par, and unless you get it right soon,...

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