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IT’S ALL FUN & GAMES – Old fashioned fun on the Australian coast

10/08/2018

WATCH: Meet game-loving Deanne and Gary in Tannum Sands. Deanne and Gary are game gurus when it comes to caravan park playtime. They’ve been travelling the Queensland coast with their family for decades playing Yahtzee and Uno as they go. The Pleavins know every card game in the book, flicking...

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A Road trip Along Australia’s Eastern Coastline. We See Queensland by Road, Boat and Plane.

02/08/2018

Travel up the pristine Pacific Coast Way from the Fraser Coast to the Whitsundays. Crystal coastline. Rugged reef. Idyllic islands. The Queensland Coastline Has It All. A road trip along Australia’s eastern coastline is a rite of passage for many Aussie families, and international visitors alike. When it comes to...

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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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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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Whale Watching Season Highlights

29/03/2018

Queensland The whales Hervey Bay hosts typically arrive in late July and stay until November before they head back to the Southern Ocean. The locals celebrate their return with the Hervey Bay Ocean Festival in August, right by Discovery Parks – Hervey Bay and Discovery Holiday Parks - Fraser Coast.  ...

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Discovery Parks Acquires Airlie Cove Resort & Van Park

21/03/2018

Adelaide-based Discovery Parks has added a tropical resort to its rapidly expanding collection of hero resorts, buying the Airlie Cove Resort and Caravan Park for $8.2 million.     The deal follows Discovery Parks’ recent acquisition of the Top Parks brand which has created the largest network of holiday parks in Australia...

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G'DAY Loves Sunny Yeppoon

02/02/2018

Stay at one of our newest holiday parks in Coolwaters, Yeppoon and explore this little secret stretch of Queensland’s coast where adventure and relaxation meet.   With Discovery Parks’ purchase of the Coolwaters, Yeppoon holiday park in late 2017, it’s the perfect time to visit this little secret stretch of Queensland’s...

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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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5 Queensland Beaches To Daydream About

15/01/2018

Back on the daily grind and already looking forward to your next holiday? When you're at the beach, you know it's time to let go of life's stresses (and lather on 60+ sun-cream).  Imagine laying out your towel on one of these Queensland beaches for your next getaway - 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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16 Things To Do In 8 Northern Australia Destinations

20/07/2017

Clip, buckle and strap in - you're packed up and ready for your journey. The northern half of the country is every caravanners dream. You know a few main places to tick off your list, but you want an insider's guide. We've broken it down: try these 16 things to...

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What's On: Australian Events June To September 2017

20/07/2017

G’DAY has found 12 events across Australia that should be on your radar when planning your travels around the states. Check out these events for winter and beyond.   NEW SOUTH WALES Byron Writers Festival, Where Stories Take You WHEN: 4 to 6 August WHERE: Byron Bay byronwritersfestival.com WHAT: Each year,...

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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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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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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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