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Angler's Top Tips for Fishing the Sapphire Coast

13/05/2022

Fishing has always been a favourite pastime for Aussies and a popular holiday activity for travellers flocking to our coastal towns, rivers and estuaries. Pambula Beach on the NSW Sapphire Coast provides endless opportunities for those seeking the ultimate catch.  Anglers love to seek out fishing destinations and caravan parks...

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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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Discover the Epicurean Way at Discovery Parks

16/03/2022

Australia’s best food and wine should be part and parcel of any good getaway.  In South Australia, holidaymakers are spoiled for choice, with one of the most loved culinary adventures right on their doorstep.  Stretching from McLaren Vale in the south to Clare Valley in the north, SA’s Epicurean Way...

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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...

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great state vouchers south australia

25/02/2022

Use your Great State Vouchers at Discovery Holiday Parks Bookings are now open for successful Great State Accommodation Voucher holders. Book by 11:59pm ACDT on Monday 7 March, for travel until Tuesday 31 May 2022. Saturday nights excluded. BROWSE SA PARKS NOW Clare Valley Credit: SATC Stunning scenery all year...

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Australia's Best Beaches are here!

02/02/2022

Tourism Australia has just released its annual list of Australia’s best beaches! Congratulations to (the ironically named) Misery Beach in Torndirrup National Park in Western Australia, which got the nod as Australia’s best! Credit: @exploreparkswa As little known strip of sand near Albany on the southern tip of WA, Misery...

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A Quick Guide to South Australia's Coonawarra Wine Region

27/01/2022

With so many famous wine regions to choose from, it’s easy for South Australians to forget about the Coonawarra! Which is a surprise really, because the Coonawarra’s lush vineyards and outstanding cellar doors have been attracting tourists to this part of the state for well over 150 years! Credit: @2wineginpoms...

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South Australia’s Best Beaches You Might Not Have Heard Of

23/11/2021

There was a time when Australians from the eastern states might not have considered South Australian beaches worthy of their ‘must-do’ list. Today that opinion has changed, as word has spread of SA’s seriously amazing coastline. From epic stretches of vacant white sand to crystal-clear water and idyllic caves, it's...

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Isn’t it time for a Tasmanian Cabin Holiday?

28/10/2021

If you're yet to stay in one of our cabins, then now is the time to book it!  With perks like reverse-cycle air conditioning and your own ensuite bathroom, cabin accommodation is perfect all year round, especially if you’re travelling as a family, a couple, or a group of mates....

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Why Cabin Accommodation is the Best Way to Summer

18/10/2021

Summer is around the corner, meaning it’s time to start planning your summer escape! Longer days means more time outdoors. Think beach cricket on the sand, drinks on the verandah, waterpark fun in the sun. Whether it’s a romantic getaway, an active family holiday or a get together with the...

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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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Road Trip NSW's Sapphire Coast

16/09/2021

It’s time to start preparing for that summer road trip along one of Australia’s most beautiful stretches of coast. Whether you’re piling into the family wagon or setting off for that first romantic break, the Sapphire Coast in New South Wales is an opportunity to explore wild coastlines, secluded beaches,...

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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 70+ properties nationwide, Discovery Parks has got what it takes to do both - in style. Consider this state-by-state list...

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Pet-friendly parks to reward your pooch

23/08/2021

We love dogs. Not only do they bring personality to our parks, in many cases they are an important part of the team! From supervising tasks to welcoming guests, our park dogs are integral members of the Discovery family.  Because of this, many of our parks offer pet-friendly cabins and...

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5 excuses for a mid-week escape from Adelaide

20/08/2021

We've always loved Adelaide, but that doesn't mean it's not worth putting in the rearview mirror from time to time - and not just at the weekend.  Here are five reminders of why an SA Midweek Getaway* is your chance to let absence make the heart grow fonder. *Use the...

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13 National Parks to get lost in this spring

13/08/2021

Updated Sept 2 One of the best things about living in Australia is that we are never far away from a National Park. Large and small, each one has its story to tell. During Spring they hit their peak, blooming with the new season as if to say, 'hey, isn't...

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12 Reasons to stay in Goolwa on SA's Fleurieu Peninsula

06/08/2021

South Australian’s have long been aware of the charming town of Goolwa on the much-loved Fleurieu Peninsula.  Perfect for families at just an hour's drive south of Adelaide, Goolwa is an ideal hub to explore the stunning Southern Fleurieu.   Flying Fish Cafe on Horseshoe Bay is a popular spot. Credit:...

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Easy and healthy road trip snack ideas

06/05/2021

Your journey is mapped, road trip tunes sorted, and you’re close to checking off your packing list. There’s just one last thing to sort: road trip snack. Whether you’re travelling with kids or alone, the road trip experience is incomplete without snacks. After all, everybody will need something to munch...

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Caravanner Profiles – Which One Are You?

15/03/2021

Community is what makes our Discovery Holiday Parks so welcoming and, during Nomad season, there are all different types of caravanners that you will no doubt meet moving from site-to-site or socialise with during happy hour in the Camp Kitchen. Here’s a few of the caravanner personalities you might just...

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Tips for your next road trip with kids

08/03/2021

A family road trip is an Australian tradition and a rite of passage for many young families. Packing up the car and heading out on an adventure to somewhere new is what family memories are made of but it’s important to set yourself up for success so that your Aussie...

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SPEND SOME FAMILY TIME IN WA

30/06/2020

We know the secret to fun family holidays and, cos we’re nice, we’re going to let you in on it… book a getaway to a Discovery Parks location in WA! There’s plenty to keep the kids busy with enough down-time that Mum and Dad can relax and recharge too. Let...

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FAMILY FUN IN VICTORIA

18/06/2020

While Victoria may be one of the smaller states in Australia, it’s size definitely doesn’t reflect all the family holiday fun that is jam-packed into this tiny destination. We’ve gone straight to the source, our very knowledgeable Park Staff, for advice on the best free and inexpensive regional activities to...

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First Time Nomads – How to Pick your Perfect Van

19/03/2020

A new intriguing destination awaits every week, sundowners with like-minded travellers are the nightly norm and, travel tips from friendly park managers keep extending your on-the-road plans. The nomad lifestyle sure sounds appealing!   Spending time getting to know your Aussie backyard is an exciting prospect. But, putting your city life...

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