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4 Things You Have To Do in Katherine's Nitmiluk National Park

27/05/2022

Often described as ‘where the outback meets the tropics,’ the level of natural beauty that surrounds the town of Katherine is underrated. Most famous for the magnificent Nitmiluk National Park, which is just 30 kilometres down the road from Katherine, this amazing swathe of land covers nearly 3,000 square kilometres...

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Discovery Parks win Tripadvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards

17/05/2022

Some of Discovery Park's most popular destinations have been recognised for their excellence by one of the world’s most used travel review sites! Congratulations to Fraser Street, Hervey Bay and Tannum Sands in Qld; Lake Kununurra and Swan Valley in WA; Katherine and Alice Springs in the NT, Hahndorf Resort ...

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Things to see and do near Kings Canyon in Australia's Red Centre

01/04/2022

For a long time known exclusively as ‘The Olgas’ or ‘Mount Olga’ after its highest peak, the famous domes of Kata Tjuta must be seen to be believed. Credit: Tourism Australia Considered a must-do for anyone travelling to the Northern Territory, read on to find out everything you need to...

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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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Things To Do in Alice Springs: Parrtjima Light Festival

21/03/2022

Are you going to this year's Parrtjima Festival of Light in Alice Springs? It’s not too late to book your FREE ticket and experience one of the world’s most incredible outdoor light shows! Credit: Parrtjima With a 2022 theme of ‘Sky Country,’ this year’s Parrtjima (pronounced ‘par-cheema’ and meaning ‘lighting...

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The best holiday park campfires in Australia

09/03/2022

Updated June 2022 One of our favourite things to do in the great outdoors is gather around a campfire. Sitting with loved ones by the orange glow of a crackling fire is an outdoor activity you'll never regret. Sharing stories, playing music and laughing into the night is a camping...

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8 things to do in the Northern Territory's Top End

10/12/2021

Before borders started opening and closing faster than your average outback dunny door, nearly 300,000 international visitors would make their way to the Northern Territory’s captivating Top End every year! As one of the most incredible holiday destinations Australia has to offer, the Territory's fame is no surprise. With otherworldly...

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12 Things To Do This Summer in Australia

25/10/2021

Our parks are in some of Australia’s most in-demand and exotic locations. From the eastern tip of Byron Bay to the western edge of Ningaloo, we have Australians covered when it comes to the best things to do in the best places! Here are 12 that will take your summer...

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The Best Holiday Accommodation in Australia

11/10/2021

The Best Holiday Accommodation in Australia is a Discovery Parks cabin! Choosing the perfect holiday accommodation can be a game of chess, but if you’re looking for an easy, affordable, and comfortable holiday with your family, cabin accommodation is the way to go. More freedom, more space, and more convenience!...

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Top Tips for Hiking the Red Centre's Larapinta Trail

22/09/2021

Australia is known for its frontier experiences. Hiking the Larapinta Trail is one of them. At 223 kilometres long over some of the toughest, driest terrain in the country, the Larapinta Trail from Alice Springs to Ormiston Gorge is one of the most challenging and exhilarating in Australia. Photo Credit:...

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16 Things To Do In these Northern Australia Destinations

25/08/2021

Updated April 2022 From Ningaloo on the left to Rockhampton on the right and Alice in the middle, the top half of Australia is finally your oyster again! With the best weather in the world and a billion stars to guide you, explore these 17 reasons to make northern Australia...

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10 Iconic Australian Hikes You Can Reach From Our Parks

25/08/2021

With so much amazing nature and incredible wildlife on our doorstep, isn’t it time you filled a backpack and set out on an adventure? Enjoy this shortlist of some of the most famous hiking trails in Australia, all of them are within 'walking' distance of our parks. Fresh air and...

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Spring into the best trail running events in Australia

23/08/2021

Updated April 2022 Running has always been one of the best ways to combine physical fitness with the great outdoors.  Road and trail running events are a great way to stay motivated, become part of a community and build up your trophy cabinet. They’re also perfect for discovering Australia’s amazing...

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Why Glen Helen is the ultimate base for your Australian Outback adventure

28/07/2021

Whether you camp, caravan or choose one of our 25 roomy cabins, you’re never far away from the Northern Territory’s most iconic landmarks when you stay with us at Discovery Parks - Glen Helen. Our Park | Itinerary | FAQs Our park is a haven of hospitality in the Great...

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The Best of Winter in Australia

25/07/2021

From curious creatures on Cradle Mountain to quokkas being unbearably cute on Rottnest Island, this Australian winter has still served up its fair share of iconic travel moments. Luckily, a lot of you have been on hand to share them, sparking joy at Discovery HQ! As a proud Australian travel...

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A new era for Australian tourism

22/02/2021

MEDIA RELEASE  Iconic Australian tourism assets El Questro in WA and Kings Canyon Resort in the NT are back in Australian hands, with the G’day Group purchasing the properties from global hospitality company Delaware North. The G’day Group have also purchased Lane Cove Holiday Park in NSW in a $60M...

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The Great Australian Bucket List

27/02/2019

For his latest book, international bestselling travel author and National Geographic TV host Robin Esrock took his family across the country to research, experience and share the wonders of The Great Australian Bucket List. Having already visited over 100 countries on seven continents, Robin sought the unforgettable activities and destinations...

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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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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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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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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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Say farewell to footy and HELLO WEEKENDS!

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 29/09/2016

Don’t get us wrong, we here at Discovery love all codes of footy, we love watching Cyril Rioli playing like he is 6ft 8 tall, we love watching Cooper Cronk quietly get on with his match winning performances and we love getting away on our weekends. Now that the footy...

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