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The Best Easter Holidays in Australia this year

13/04/2022

Need an excuse to make the most of the looong weekend? Just a few days annual leave gets you a ten day break! Go on, you know you want to - try these underrated locations on for size. It's not too late to book a stay with those extra days...

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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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Where to See Australia's Best Autumn Foliage

22/03/2022

Hello Autumn! Summer may be over but there’s so much to be excited about as we head into the cooler months. While it might be sad to put away the sunscreen for a while, Autumn is the season to really explore the great outdoors (stomping on crunchy leaves highly recommended)...

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The Best Chocolate Factories in Australia

10/03/2022

Chocolate. Factory. Tour. Parents might like to whisper these three words for fear of a sugar-based holiday child meltdown! Everyone else, shout it out loud and enjoy this list of gourmet chocolate factories from around the country. Each one will add more than just a touch of sweetness to your...

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The best holiday park campfires in Australia

09/03/2022

One of our favourite things to do in the great outdoors is gather around a campfire. Sitting with loved ones by the orange glow of a crackling fire is an outdoor activity you'll never regret; sharing stories, playing music and laughing long into the night. If this sounds like something...

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A Foodie’s Guide to Tasmania: Food and Wine on the Apple Isle

18/11/2021

With over 3 million hectares of protected spaces, Tasmania is a nature lover's paradise. This makes it a top destination for those wanting to escape the stress of modern-day living, but that doesn't mean it's short on foodie sophistication! If you love your food and picturesque places to enjoy it,...

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Australia's Best Regional Wineries

13/10/2021

From the cool-climate varietals of the Tamar Valley to the sophisticated Semillon's of the Margaret River, Australia is blessed with some of the world’s best wine. As a result, no matter where you are, there is a winery experience waiting to be enjoyed. With few exceptions, the best wineries in...

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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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6 Reasons to book a Tasmanian Spring Vacation

01/10/2021

The secret has been out for years: Tasmania is amazing. Home to frontier wilderness, incredible food, delicious wine and romantic escapes, now is the ideal time to make your way to Australia’s Apple Isle. Check out 6 reasons to book a Tasmanian getaway today! Hike Cradle Mountain Photo Credit: Tourism...

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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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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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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...

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16 Family Holiday Experiences In Spring

20/08/2021

Say goodbye to winter, and hello to spring - the season many of us have been waiting for! Rediscover your backyard and start planning your next family holiday with us. From tiny tots to awesome adults, seasonal events are happening all over the country that are set up for all...

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The Best of Winter in Australia

25/07/2021

From curious creatures on Cradle Mountain to quokkas being unbearably cute on Rottnest Island, this Australian winter has still served up its fair share of iconic travel moments. Luckily, a lot of you have been on hand to share them, sparking joy at Discovery HQ! As a proud Australian travel...

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7 Amazing Places to Ride Your Road Bike in Australia

22/07/2021

Ok, so you’ve watched the Tour de France and now you’re feeling inspired. You may already have a road bike or you may not, either way you’re keen to hit the saddle and explore. While it’s courting controversy to create 'best of' lists for cyclists, if you’re looking for adventure...

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Australia's 12 Gnarliest Mountain Biking Spots

12/07/2021

Updated May 2022 You don't have to be an extreme sports enthusiast to love mountain biking. All you need is your favourite ride, a decent helmet and a park to get funky in! Luckily, from mossy Tasmanian forests to the single-track at Mount Kosciuszko, Australia has a huge variety of...

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The best places to enjoy snow in Australia

17/05/2021

Updated May 2022 The temperature is dropping, days are getting shorter, and it’s harder to get out of bed! It can be tempting to spend winter curled up and wishing you were somewhere tropical. However, one look at these images should inspire a change of mind. To us, there’s always...

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SPLASH AROUND THIS WINTER: Heated Pools at Discovery Parks

07/07/2020

Updated March 2022 A winter getaway doesn't mean you have to avoid the pool. Many of our parks swimming pools are heated all-year round! If having a dip is important to you, check out this list of our parks with heated swimming pools: NSW | WA | VIC | QLD...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Hobart

10/03/2020

Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Hobart   Discovery Parks – Hobart is just 15 minutes from the CBD and waterfront with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Our park's location provides easy access to main roads, the airport, the beach and a heap of tourist attractions....

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Cradle Mountain

06/03/2020

Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Cradle Mountain   With its majestic stone fireplaces and log cabins on the edge of a world-heritage listed national park, Discovery Parks – Cradle Mountain is the perfect base camp for all the epic outdoor adventures this region has to offer. Balance...

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Explore Tasmania from Coast to Coast with a Discovery Parks Road Trip

19/02/2020

Find world-class wilderness, culture and memories to last a lifetime on a Discovery Parks Tasmanian Road Trip  Road trips are as much about a moment in time as the places you visit and the people you travel with – and, like aromas, obscure places on the road-to-somewhere can evoke strong...

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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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FOUR OF THE BEST MARKETS IN AUSTRALIA

23/08/2018

We’ve selected four of the best Australian markets to visit for fresh local produce, handmade jewellery, collectables and live entertainment. TASMANIA SALAMANCA MARKET Fresh produce, Salamanca Market. Credit: Tourism Tasmania. WHEN: SATURDAY 8.30AM TO 3PM ALL YEAR ROUND WHERE: SALAMANCA PLACE, HOBART WHAT: Shop with a view of the historic...

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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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