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Campfire Catch Ups with Sandy from Geelong, VIC

01/07/2020

If you’re heading to Victoria’s surf coast and bustling Geelong, a stay at Discovery Parks – Geelong will put you right in the heart of the action and will give you a chance to say G’day to Park Manager Sandy Marsh. Sandy has been managing the park since joining Discovery...

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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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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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Campfire Catch Ups with Ray from Warrnambool, VIC

30/06/2020

Ray McGilivray is a family man; husband to Sandra for 41 years, father to 3 girls and 1 Kelpie Cross named Lucy, grandfather to 10 grandchildren, and Park Manager to 4 Discovery Parks, the current being Discovery Parks – Warrnambool. Throughout his 11 years, Ray’s Discovery Parks career has always...

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Sunny Family Getaways in QLD

25/06/2020

Be a fun Mum and take the family on a sunny road trip to explore QLD. But, here’s a tip, you might just need to lock in a longer break as, with so many outdoor activities, white sandy beaches and nature encounters, you’ll need a day to fulfil every family...

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Campfire Catch Ups with Andy from Lake Bonney, SA

25/06/2020

It’s not often you can start a job and grow your career while working in amazing places across the country, but that’s exactly what Andy Forman did when he started as a Groundskeeper with Discovery Parks thirteen years ago! “I started at Lake Maraboon [QLD] and worked my way up...

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FAMILY PLAY DATES IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

25/06/2020

Cabin fever has no doubt hit hard over the last few weeks, so isn’t it time to get out of your backyard and come spend some time in ours? There is endless amounts of fun to be had for the whole family at our 9 Discovery Parks locations across SA....

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Campfire Catch Ups with Jacky & Bill from Barossa Valley, SA

09/06/2020

Jacky and Bill Jones, sounds like a famous Hollywood couple doesn’t it? While it may not be Tinseltown, the vineyard backdrop of Discovery Parks – Barossa Valley is definitely fit for a movie set and, these guys are the superstar park managers who make sure the lights, camera and action...

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10 THINGS YOU CAN’T MISS WHILE VISITING GEELONG, VIC

09/06/2020

The amazing staff at Discovery Parks – Geelong have shared their favourite places to visit in the area and spilled the secrets on where you can’t miss while you’re nearby. Be sure to check them out next time you’re in town! __________________________________________________________________________________ 1.  Barwon River “One of my favourite places...

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THE BEST PLACES TO SEE WHILE STAYING IN EMERALD BEACH, NSW

09/06/2020

While Emerald Beach is such a scenic destination that many wouldn’t want to leave, some travellers prefer to venture further afield. To help out, we’ve listed some great attractions and activities on offer in and around Emerald Beach for you to check out. Can you add any more to the...

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FREE THINGS TO SEE & DO IN MELBOURNE, VIC

04/06/2020

Melbourne is a city with an unbeatable mix of things to see and do. With heaps of unique laneways to scavenger through, a foodie culture to satisfy your cravings, loads of shopping to indulge in some retail therapy and, a national and international sporting calendar to cheer about, there will...

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Explore the Limestone Coast with our List of Top 10 Things to See & Do

03/06/2020

Have you been dying to head down to the Limestone Coast in South Australia, but don’t know where to start? The team at Discovery Parks – Robe have jotted down a few of their favourite places around the park and are keen to share with you. __________________________________________________________________________________ 1.  Humpalicious Camel...

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Campfire Catch Ups with Kate from Coolwaters, QLD

03/06/2020

Meet Kate Angel, Park Manager at Discovery Parks – Coolwaters in Yeppoon, Queensland! Kate has been with Discovery Parks for 18 months, having taken up management of Discovery Parks – Coolwaters from her previous role in New South Wales. And by the sounds of things, the Queensland lifestyle is right...

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DON’T MISS THESE 10 ACTIVITIES WHILE VISITING FREMANTLE, WA

03/06/2020

Have you always wanted to head across the Nullarbor to the West Coast? Right on the doorstep of Perth City, Fremantle and Rottnest Island are Discovery Parks – Woodman Point and Discovery Parks – Coogee Beach. There’s no better area to base yourself in the West, so let Park Manager...

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CAMPFIRE CATCH UPS with Mick and Jane from Forster, NSW

27/05/2020

Mick and Jane Ticehurst, Park Managers at Discovery Parks – Forster, have been with Discovery Parks for nearly ten years and their work has taken them all around the country, from Queensland and South Australia to Western Australia and, now, Forster in NSW. “I’ve got no idea where the time...

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Choose your Adventure – The Best Things to See & Do in Echuca

27/05/2020

Under a 3-hour drive from Melbourne’s CBD and right on the banks of the mighty Murray River, you’ll find Echuca, a Victorian town with a history lesson to give, food & wine trails to sample and a spot of boutique shopping to do. It’s a tourists’ delight! The team at...

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10 Best Things To Do in Airlie Beach, Far North QLD & Surrounds

21/05/2020

Who better to recommend the best activities and experiences that Queensland’s Whitsunday region has to offer than the team at Discovery Parks – Airlie Beach! Our resident experts have compiled a list of their favourite local things to see and do to make sure you get the most out of...

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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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WALK WARRNAMBOOL WITH JANET & JACK

20/05/2020

Located right on the Great Ocean Road, the city of Warrnambool brings the sights; a breathtaking coastline, a glimpse of a southern right whale and a vibrant community to explore. Janet and her rescue dog Jack have been doing just that and taking in the view by foot and paw...

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DAN & STEPH SERVE UP FRASER COAST TOURISM

19/05/2020

You might recognise their faces from the telly, Dan & Steph (pictured below) were contestants on My Kitchen Rules. The couple were crowned winners of their season in 2013 and have now also recently been crowned ambassadors for Visit Fraser Coast - that’s a lot of shiny, heavy headwear! Discovery...

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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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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 Eden

04/03/2020

Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do in Eden Location. Location. Location. One of Australia’s premier coastal wilderness areas provides prime real estate for our holiday park on the Sapphire Coast; Discovery Parks – Eden. It’s a gem of a location, with our holiday park halfway between Melbourne and...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do on Rottnest Island

13/02/2020

Discovery Directory: Discovery – Rottnest Island Those born and bred in Perth have known just how breathtaking this coastal location is for years. But the secret is well and truly out to mainland Australia and they’re ready to disconnect and reconnect just a short ferry ride from the coast of...

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Discovery Directory: Things to See, Eat & Do at Adelaide Beachfront

10/02/2020

Discovery Directory: Discovery Parks – Adelaide Beachfront There’s so much to See, Do & Eat in Adelaide and it’s all easy to access with a Stay at Discovery Parks – Adelaide Beachfront. One of the few metro parks in our network, Adelaide Beachfront is a short 30-minute drive from the...

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