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DRIVE AWAY TO A FAMILY HOLIDAY IN NSW

30/06/2020

Pile the fam bam in the car for an adventure in your backyard and drive in to stay at Discovery Parks NSW. You won’t need your passport to explore these incredible locations, just some local travel tips direct from our park staff. We promise it’ll be a family getaway that...

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The Best Bike Trails in Pambula Beach

26/05/2020

When visiting the team at Discovery Parks – Pambula Beach there is no better way of exploring the region than to get those legs moving and jump on a bike. With calm and clear autumn days take in the environment and scenery… there is so much to see. Don’t worry...

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Explore Pambula Beach by Foot

21/05/2020

Boy, what can we say? The shores of Pambula Beach sure are absolutely beautiful and all within walking distance from Discovery Parks – Pambula Beach. It’s no wonder our guests queue up to visit this popular park! Ben Boyd National Park wraps around the park and securely frames Pambula Beach...

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Your 2020 Travel Guide with Discovery Parks

30/12/2019

The new year has just started, and have you already muttered the words “this year I’m going to travel more”?  Us too, which is why we've put together this month-by-month guide to inspire you and get you out there exploring your backyard this year.  Give yourself something to look forward...

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Splish, Splash and Dunk At One Of These Waterparks

10/12/2019

We can feel the breeze already: the fan pointing directly at our faces at full blast while the kids poke us to take them to the pool. We all have a complicated relationship with summer. But you can't beat that sunshine, happiness, and extra time to spend with your family...

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Splash into Park and Cool Down as the Weather Heats Up

22/11/2019

Living on an island surrounded by water it’s no wonder the Australian summer is all about aquatic fun with beach and pool hangs being at the top of everyone’s summer activity list. How good does it feel to run through the sprinklers or jump into a cool, crisp pool in...

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The Half-Century Travellers

22/08/2019

WATCH: Max and Dorne Reardon have been road-tripping from Melbourne to Pambula Beach for nearly 50 years, but say it’s the memories that mean more than the miles.    We first came here in 1971 when our youngest daughter was six weeks old,” Dorne says. “We hired one of their on-site...

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5 reasons why travel is the best thing to spend your tax return on

18/07/2019

As tax time is here and we wait for the exciting moment that our bank accounts become a little healthier with a refund it's time to think about what you will do with your new found cash. Will you save it? Will you put it towards a big ticket item...

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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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Discovering the great Aussie family Christmas

05/12/2018

Media Release: 27 November 2018 Discovering the great Aussie family Christmas Christmas school holidays are about to start with families across Australia counting down to the festive break. For those who haven’t quite gotten around to booking a family getaway - it’s not too late! Here are Discovery Holiday Parks’...

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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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Four Of The Best Summer Markets In Australia

23/01/2018

We’ve selected four of the best Australian markets to visit in summer for gourmet food, art and entertainment.   QUEENSLAND   KERN ARCADE MARKETS WHEN: 8am to 12pm every Sunday  WHERE: Bolsover Street, Rockhampton  WHAT: Kern Arcade’s Car Park Markets have been operating for more than 17 years. With 150 stalls and...

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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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10 Sneaky Overnight Stays When Heading South

25/08/2017

Returning home from this year's pilgrimage? We get so fixated on the Top End, we forget that the world keeps turning. All of those people on the southern coast are still working, eating and sleeping while we chase the sun in the tropics & red centre.  Before summer illuminates life...

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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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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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Bub is the Word: February Activities

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 08/02/2017

School might be back, but that doesn’t mean we are all free of our parenting duties. For many of us, the start of the school year is a chance to get our young pre-schoolers out & about into the sun without the worry of the hustling & bustling big kids....

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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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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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