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Your Guide to an Epic Week in Western Australia's Margaret River

19/11/2021

In a country full of world-class destinations, Western Australia’s Margaret River region punches well above its relatively small size. From incredible surf and gorgeous wineries to sumptuous food and outdoor adventures, there are so many reasons to extend your stay in this truly enthralling location. Image Credit @margaretriver Easily earning...

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The Best Cabin Holidays in the West

01/11/2021

Mesmerising sunsets and white sandy beaches are just a taste of what’s waiting for you in Western Australia. Making summer holiday plans should be easy, so opting to stay in cabin accommodation for this year’s sunny escape should be top of your priority list! Conveniently located close to Western Australia's...

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12 Things To Do This Summer in Australia

25/10/2021

Our parks are in some of Australia’s most in-demand and exotic locations. From the eastern tip of Byron Bay to the western edge of Ningaloo, we have Australians covered when it comes to the best things to do in the best places! Here are 12 that will take your summer...

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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 and the sophisticated Semillon's of the Margaret River, to the world famous Shiraz of the Barossa, 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...

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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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A Quick Guide to Rottnest Island

21/09/2021

Aquamarine sea, the world’s happiest marsupial and a diverse cultural heritage are just a few of the things that await you on Western Australia’s Rottnest Island. Located just 19 kilometres off the coast of Perth, the tranquility of Rottnest Island will make you feel a world away. Rottnest Island is...

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

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16 Things To Do In these Northern Australia Destinations

25/08/2021

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 with these 15 things to...

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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

Trail running is one of the best ways to combine physical fitness with the great outdoors. And, once you've got yourself a decent pair of shoes and a hydration pack, hitting the trails is free!  Trail Running events are a great way to stay motivated, become part of a community...

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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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Tackling the Warlu Way in Northwest WA

05/08/2021

A world of adventure awaits on one of Western Australia’s favourite road trips. Travelling family @4boysandacaravan show us how its done...   Never heard of the Warlu Way? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. The Warlu Way is a near 3,000km network of sealed and unsealed roads that traverses Western Australia’s incredible...

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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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A new era for Australian tourism

22/02/2021

MEDIA RELEASE  Iconic Australian tourism assets El Questro in WA and Kings Canyon Resort in the NT are back in Australian hands, with the G’day Group purchasing the properties from global hospitality company Delaware North. The G’day Group have also purchased Lane Cove Holiday Park in NSW in a $60M...

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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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Campfire Catch Ups with Tristan from Woodman Point, WA

18/06/2020

If you want to know the ins and outs of being a Park Manager with Discovery Parks, Tristan McLachlan is the man to see! Starting with Discovery four years ago, Tristan manages two parks at Woodman Point and Coogee Beach in Western Australia and is also a trainer for new...

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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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STAY LOCAL FOR SCHOOLIES WITH DISCOVERY PARKS

25/02/2020

No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers’ dirty looks, when the teacher rings the bell, pack your bags and run … straight to Discovery Parks to start your schoolies vacation!  Here in Australia, Schoolies on the Gold Coast is the mecca of post-school celebrations. But, why limit yourself...

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SCHOOL’S OUT – PACKING ESSENTIALS FOR SCHOOLIES

25/02/2020

It may just be the beginning of the school year but exams and securing a good ATAR are the furthest thing from the minds of year 12 students, as they’re no doubt already daydreaming about their schoolies getaway with no alarms, no schedule, no assignments, no deadlines, no parents!    The...

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

13/02/2020

Updated October 2021 Discovery Rottnest Island WA locals have known about this breathtaking coastal location for decades. Now the secret is well and truly out to the rest of Australia!  Only a short ferry ride from Perth's CBD, Discovery Rottnest Island is nestled sweetly behind the dunes of the iconic...

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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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The Great Australian Bucket List

27/02/2019

For his latest book, international bestselling travel author and National Geographic TV host Robin Esrock took his family across the country to research, experience and share the wonders of The Great Australian Bucket List. Having already visited over 100 countries on seven continents, Robin sought the unforgettable activities and destinations...

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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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G’DAY LOVES ROTTNEST ISLAND – ECO TENT ACCOMMODATION COMING SOON

26/07/2018

Discovery Eco Village Rottnest Island is located just an hour from the Perth CBD and 30 minutes off the coast of Fremantle and will offer guests the chance to experience the island’s spectacular natural environment in low-impact, high-quality eco tent accommodation.   Just thirty minutes off the coast of Fremantle and...

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