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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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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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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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Work to Start on Discovery Eco Village, Rottnest Island

19/04/2018

PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Western Australian Minister for Tourism Hon Paul Papalia MLA turned the first sod to officially launch work on a luxury eco village development at Pinky Beach, Rottnest Island today.   This follows a $20 million joint venture deal between former ferry owner, Baileys Group, and Discovery Parks to...

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Footy Season in Perth 2018

03/04/2018

With the new Optus Stadium opened in January 2018, there's no better time to check out the new digs than this footy season. Watching the games at home is just not the same as seeing the players running and leaping across the green, drama erupting on and off the field. ...

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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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10 Best Things To See and Do in South West, WA

15/02/2018

Before we kick off why this region is your next must-see holiday destination, we need to start by showing you this:   Image: Swimmers in Geographe Bay, near Meelup; Credit: Tourism Western Australia.   Pretty easy on the eyes, eh? That's Bunbury and surrounds for you. Extaordinary landscapes, award-winning wineries, friendly dolphins,...

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Working At Discovery Holiday Parks: What I Love About My Job

30/01/2018

WATCH: Lesley thinks Discovery Parks - Woodman Point is the most wonderful place on earth.  Assistant Park Manager Lesley March tells us why she loves working at Discovery Parks – Woodman Point, which she calls the most wonderful place on earth.     I’ve been at this particular park for… four years....

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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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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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FOUR OF THE BEST WINTER MARKETS IN AUSTRALIA

14/08/2017

Markets, whether they be for produce, trinkets, handmade arts and crafts or for just getting a great coffee and soaking up the atmosphere, are a highlight on many people’s travels. We’ve rounded up four of the best markets around Australia to visit in winter, and all year round. SOUTH AUSTRALIA...

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Jaffles: Five Tasty Toasted Sandwich Recipes To Make Your Mouth Water

11/08/2017

WATCH: Five tasty jaffle recipes being made.  Nothing says life on the road like the humble jaffle. These tasty recipes make the perfect easy meal. Rueben jaffle with Dill Pickle cooked using a campfire jaffle iron Makes 2   4 slices multi-grain bread 2 tsp wholegrain mustard 8 slices corned beef,...

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Winter Is The Season To Visit Australia's Best Wine Regions And Cellar Doors

21/07/2017

‘Tis the season to visit cellar doors and taste wine right across Australia. Nothing warms the cockles like a glass of wine and there’s no time like the present to hit cellar doors and sip the good stuff. During winter, winemakers scrub the juice from their weathered fingers, hang up...

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Seriously Cool Swan Valley Cidery Near Perth: Funk Cider Serving Chilli Cider

21/07/2017

Could chilli cider be the next big thing? We’ve found the coolest cidery in Western Australia, and it just happens to be right next door to our Discovery Parks – Perth Vineyards. If you love a good craft cider but don’t fancy a hangover, we have found the perfect place...

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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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Top 12 Spring Attractions Across Australia

06/07/2017

Winter is slowly passing and soon the trees will bud, Days will grow longer and spring can enter in a thud. If you like the seasons changing but love your comfy bed, Pack your bags & raincoats and drive to these events instead. What a country we live in, with...

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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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Best Bakeries On Australia's Best Journeys

22/05/2017

How completely satisfying is biting into a meat pie right out of the oven or a custard-filled tart? The warm, comforting feeling of freshly made food on holiday is exactly what we look for on a winter's day. Bakeries across Australia are serving up mouth-watering pies, cheesecakes, scrolls, macarons and...

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Things To Check Before You Go

05/04/2017

Have you ever left the house for a holiday and wondered: is the stove on? Or are my clothes still on the line? We've all been there. No matter how many times you've gone for a holiday, the morning of the trip is enough to make you frazzled. Making breakfast,...

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The Great South: A Wine Connoisseur's Guide

22/02/2017

You're a sommelier of a chewy vino, an expert in le blanc, or you can't say no to a high quality drink. Sip the best of the best in the West. Lining Perth city is the picture book Swan Valley. Charming colonial villages, Swan River views, and rolling countryside that'll...

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