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The best events in Spring 2019

27/08/2019

Spring has sprung and we think it's the best time to get out and about and explore Australia. To help you decide how to spend your weekends here is a roundup of the best events happening around Australia this Spring.  Victoria It's time to don your fascinator cause it's time...

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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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Taking the Scenic Route

13/03/2019

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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Discover: 10 ice cream shops we love in Australia

01/03/2019

  Piccolina Gelateria – Melbourne, VIC We’re a little flexible here on “ice cream”. But Melbourne is famous for their gelato (and it’d be a shame to leave them out). The recipes are all-natural and traditional – her recipes are a family secret, passed down from the owner’s father. The options...

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Victoria's Best Wine Regions

02/08/2018

We gathered the best wine regions to taste the finest drops across Victoria. From fortified wine that's sweet on the palate to the Murray River's reds, we guarantee you will be loving what these regions have to offer.    Yarra Valley Image: Wine tasting at Stones of the Yarra Valley cellar...

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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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What's On: Australian Events August to November 2018

27/07/2018

G’DAY has found 11 events across Australia that should be on your radar when planning your travels around the states. Check out these events for winter, spring and beyond. NEW SOUTH WALES Love Seafood Festival WHEN: 1 to 31 August WHERE: Port Stephens portstephens.org.au WHAT: Feast on fresh ocean produce...

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Footy Season in Melbourne 2018

29/03/2018

Footy season's back on in Melbourne. Have you checked out the calendar and booked your tickets?  Find out who's playing and when at Etihad Stadium and the MCG in 2018, then secure your site or cabin at Discovery Holiday Parks - Melbourne.  BOOK NOW   MARCH SCHEDULE (click to expand) North...

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Australia's Top 10 Events This Autumn 2018

07/03/2018

It's that time of year - we're heading into footy season! We love the leaves' colours warming, the temperature climbing down when we want to climb up mountains, and the events that ignite a range of big cities and regional towns.  Love a laugh, watching sports, or trying new food?...

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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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Where To Go Christmas Shopping In Australia

21/11/2017

Where has the year gone?! If you still think it's Easter and you have months to plan gifts for everyone: it's November (cue excitement/happiness). We're a month out from the prawns and pavlova, so now's the time to get your Christmas shopping list ticked.  If you're wondering where to go...

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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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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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Top 12 Spring Attractions Across Australia

06/07/2017

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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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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