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10 tips to stay warm: winter camping in Australia

02/06/2022

Australians are a tough bunch, but that doesn’t mean we don’t get cold! Check out these simple tips to stay warm on your next winter camping adventure. Just like our northern hemisphere counterparts, temperatures can fall quickly in Australia. However, because of our reputation for warm weather and long sandy...

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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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The best holiday park campfires in Australia

09/03/2022

Updated June 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 into the night is a camping...

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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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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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Top 5 Tips For Taking Kids To The Snow

10/05/2019

Updated May 2022 Nervous about taking your kids to the snow for the first time? Don’t be. Life on a snow-covered mountain is a joyful experience for the whole family, and there's loads for little ones to do. To help your Ski-kids have the best time ever, here are five...

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Embrace The Mud With These 5 Kids Activities

13/07/2018

Updated April 2022 Rainy days are not the end of holiday play! While there’s no shortage of ways to make your own fun in the great outdoors, sometimes the simplest things are the best. And who doesn’t have a childhood memory of making a mess in the mud? The good...

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