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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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TEN BEST THINGS TO DO IN HERVEY BAY, QLD

03/06/2020

While Hervey Bay is often simply thought of as the whale watching destination there’s a lot more to this coastal town than just whales. We caught up with our park manager Georgie at Discovery Parks – Fraser St, Hervey Bay to get her top tips for things to see do...

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10 best things to do in or around Warrnambool VIC

02/06/2020

Living on an island, Australians simply love the coast and a coastal cruise. One of the best Aussie road trips on offer is along the Princes Highway which follows the coastline from Adelaide to Sydney. Touring this road may be an indirect and lengthy route between these major cities but,...

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HAVE A WHALE OF A TIME AT HERVEY BAY

20/05/2020

It seems like we’re not the only ones looking forward to a holiday, meet the oh so famous Humpback Whales on their annual migration to the Fraser Coast. You’re guaranteed to sight these magnificent mammals between mid-July and mid-October so book in a stay with the team at Discovery Parks...

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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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Where to go to weather out the end of winter

23/07/2019

Winter is almost over for another year but we still have 5 weeks of cold left to endure. Depending where you’re living, that can seem like a lifetime. So we’ve put together the best places to travel to weather out the end of winter.   Embrace the snow in Jindabyne  The...

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The Whales Have Arrived

18/07/2019

It’s that time of the year again - where residents from Antarctica make their annual migration up north towards Hervey Bay, the coastal city in southern Queensland. Whale watching season in Australia runs from late May to November. During the period, it’s not unusual for locals and tourists to sight...

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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 Holiday Parks - Fraser Coast.   Image: Whale watching, Hervey Bay; Credit:...

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Your Complete Guide To Whale Watching Around Australia

18/02/2018

 With one of the longest whale watching seasons in the world and sixty percent of whale species calling our waters home, Australia is one of the best places in the world for whale spotting.    Whale watching season begins in May and finishes in December. During this period, these playful giants...

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