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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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12 School Holiday Destinations Parents Won't Regret

14/09/2021

Taking the family away during school holidays is a team effort. Activities and new adventures for the kiddo’s, the opportunity to unwind and relax in nature for you! Luckily, with over 70 properties nationwide, Discovery Parks has got what it takes to do both - in style. Consider this state-by-state...

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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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How to prepare for your outback road trip

01/07/2021

Heading off on a road trip to discover your backyard is always an exciting adventure! But with adventure comes great responsibility (and preparation!). Some of the most arid landscapes in the world can be found in Central Australia, and navigating the roads there isn’t always a simple task. We want...

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Campfire Catch Ups with Hamish from Cloncurry, QLD

23/09/2020

Being a Park Manager can be tough, but for Hamish Griffin, the PM at Discovery Parks – Cloncurry, it seems like a walk in the park compared to his previous career! “I am happily married to the love of my life Hazel who works part-time in the front office team....

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Rugged Luxury – Come inside for a tour of the O’Reillys off road van

16/08/2018

 WATCH: MEET THE O’REILLYS AND COME INSIDE THEIR DECKED OUT HOME ON THE ROAD The O’Reillys have seen the inside of every different type of tent, campervan, and caravan; but now, see their new Dirt Road Xtreme Caravan in all its rugged luxury. As far as Kevin O’Reilly is concerned,...

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Top 7 Things To Do in Charters Towers

26/07/2018

Wander the streets of yesteryear in a little town called Charters Towers. At its peak, Charters Towers was dubbed by locals as "The World". While it's not the big bustling place it used to be, it remains a pleasant stop in the outback to explore.  Dive straight into the history...

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Seasoned Motorhome Travellers Who Believe Bigger Is Not Better: Meet Barry + Hanna

31/07/2017

Good things come in small packages. According to these Australian travel bugs, bigger isn’t always better. Queensland retirees Barry and Hanna Hardy spend eight months of every year in their motorhome and simply can’t get enough of the wide, open road.  “We’ve been part of the Motorhome Club for over...

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A Happy Couple Of Australian Off-Road Adventurers: Meet Anne + Terry

21/07/2017

WATCH: Meet Anne and Terry Sullivan as they share their stories from the road. The lure of outback adventure gives this retired couple from Victoria’s Gippsland Lakes an adrenaline rush. The couple started their love affair with life on the road in 2003 and just love exploring Australia’s dirt road...

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