Skip to Content

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...

Read full blog post

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...

Read full blog post

SA best staycations!

01/03/2022

Get off the couch and make that stay-cay in SA a reality! South Australia is blessed with so many places that are perfect for getaways - short or long. Whether it’s a solo-trip, romantic break, or an escape with the family (including your best furry friends), there’s a destination that’s...

Read full blog post

South Australia Best Holiday Park Staycations

01/03/2022

To have the best stay-cay in SA ever, you need accommodation that suits you and your family. Discovery Holiday Parks are not only close to South Australia’s best regions, our parks keep you comfortable, safe and secure - 24/7! And, because we make your stay-cay awesome with facilities like swimming...

Read full blog post

The best things to do in the Kimberley's

14/02/2022

Bordered by the Indian Ocean to the west and the Timor Sea to the north, Western Australia’s vast Kimberley plateau forms the northernmost region of Australia’s largest and arguably most diverse state. Famous for its massive swathes of raw wilderness, including 350-million-year-old desert ranges, dramatic gorges and beguiling water features,...

Read full blog post

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:...

Read full blog post

12 School Holiday Destinations Parents Won't Regret

14/09/2021

Taking the family away at any tme of the year is a team effort. Activities and new adventures for the kiddo’s, the opportunity to unwind and relax in nature for you! Luckily, with more than 80 parks nationwide, Discovery Parks has got what it takes to do both - in...

Read full blog post

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...

Read full blog post

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...

Read full blog post

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...

Read full blog post

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....

Read full blog post

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,...

Read full blog post

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...

Read full blog post

11 Kids Nature Play Activities

25/08/2017

Playing outside is a chance to discover what matters. Put away the gadgets and reconnect your kids with the great outdoors! The benefits of turning play inside out are endless. Being outside gives young minds an appreciation for the wider world and creates memories that last a lifetime. Next time...

Read full blog post

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...

Read full blog post

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...

Read full blog post

DISCOVER the June Long Weekend!

26/05/2016

Updated May 2022 What if every weekend could last for three or four days? What would you do? In Australia, the options are endless. From hitting the road to pitching a tent, sipping your way through wineries, exploring parks or hitting the slopes, isn't it about time you rediscovered the...

Read full blog post