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Immerse yourself in the lush, tropical landscaped gardens, giant shady trees and comfortable accommodation at Discovery Parks - Darwin, the closest caravan park to Darwin City.

With a year-round temperature of 32 degrees, outdoors is the place to be. The Tour Tub, Australia's only open air bus is a great way to begin exploring Darwin and its historic sites. The Australian Aviation Heritage Centre is an essential stop. See Saltwater Crocodiles aged from three months to 80 years old at Crocosaurus Cove. Don...

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Immerse yourself in the lush, tropical landscaped gardens, giant shady trees and comfortable accommodation at Discovery Parks - Darwin, the closest caravan park to Darwin City.

With a year-round temperature of 32 degrees, outdoors is the place to be. The Tour Tub, Australia's only open air bus is a great way to begin exploring Darwin and its historic sites. The Australian Aviation Heritage Centre is an essential stop. See Saltwater Crocodiles aged from three months to 80 years old at Crocosaurus Cove. Don’t miss the Top End’s three major National Parks: Kakadu, Litchfield and Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge).   

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DINING HALL SPECIALS!

Our brand new Dining Hall is now open! Enquire at reception about our latest special offers.

Serving Times:

Breakfast: 4:30am - 8:00am

Dinner: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Sorry - Takeaway is not available.

FACILITIES

  • Camp Kitchen
  • Covered free BBQ facilities
  • Covered salt water Swimming Pool - outdoor
  • Grey Water dump area
  • Laundry
  • Liquor Licence daily 10am till close
  • Kiosk
  • Port-a-potty waste dump area
  • Tour Desk

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Ride the Tour tub

Explore Darwin and its historic sites on Australia's only unique open air bus – just hop on and off at any stop. Friendly guides provide live, informative commentary. Sit back and discover our exciting and beautiful tropical city, including World War II history and Darwin before and after Cyclone Tracy.

Australian Aviation Heritage Centre

From the WWII Spitfire to a gigantic B52, this centre boasts an impressive presentation of aircraft and displays depicting the NT’s longstanding involvement in aviation. One of the major aviation museums in Australia and one of Darwin’s must-see attractions. The massive B-52 bomber is on permanent loan from the United States Air Force, one of only two on public display outside the USA.

Crocosaurus Cove

This $32 million, three story venture in the heart of Darwin occupies almost an entire city block. See iconic Top End Saltwater Crocodiles from three months to 80 years old in eight purpose-built displays viewable from all three levels. Bring your bathers and “swim with the crocs”, smile for the camera while holding a baby Saltwater Crocodile and check out Barramundi, Sawfish and Whip rays in our 200,000 litre fresh water aquarium.

Darwin Military Museum

The Darwin Military Museum (DMM) was founded in the mid 1960s by Lieutenant Colonel Jack Haydon and members of the Northern Territory branch of the Royal Australian Artillery Association. The Association, throughout it's numerous contacts, soon started accumulating war memorabilia from all over the Territory, other parts of Australia and internationally. Since then, several notable local collectors have also contributed greatly to the museum’s exhibits including the newest The Defence of Darwin Experience (DDE).

Iconic Mindil Beach Markets

As the sun dips into the Arafura Sea every Thursday and Sunday evening, most of Darwin descends on Mindil Beach; tables, chairs, rugs and eskies in tow.

Food is the main attraction − Thai, Sri Lankan, Indian, Chinese and Malaysian to Brazilian, Greek, Portuguese and more. Colourful arts and crafts vendors peddle their wares - handmade jewellery, natural remedies, artistic creations and unique fashion statements. Shop till you drop, catch a fire show, stop for a massage or be entertained by buskers, bands and talented performers as you wind your way through the palm lined boulevards of Mindil Beach Sunset Markets.
* BYO, no smoking, no pets

Million Dollar Fish 2017 Season

Season 2
1st October 2016 - 28th February 2017
1 x $1,000,000 Tagged Barra & 100 x $10,000 Tagged Barra to be caught

Lose yourself in a National Park

Darwin is the gateway to the Top End’s three major National Parks; Kakadu National Park, Litchfield National Park and Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park. You’ll never forget your visit to these very special places.

Royal Darwin Show

Darwin Show

Held annually, just a 5 minute walk from Discovery Parks - Darwin at the Darwin Showgrounds & Exhibition Centre in Winnellie.

Enjoy 3 days of entertainment including thrilling rides, show bags, sideshow alley, animals, exhibits, live music and performers

2017 Dates: 27th 28th 29th July

Deals & Packages

  • *$99 Cabins*

    Summer Special

    It's warm, it's sunny, the pool is calling your name - you're looking for some summer fun. Relax in a cabin and have a getaway while the season smiles. Book a cabin at selected parks, with prices starting from $99*. Celebrate the new year with a holiday!

    Use the promo code 99CABINS

  • *Stay 4 Pay 3

    One Night Free

    Enjoy the best of Darwin! This special is valid for sites and cabins 1 February until 30 April 2017.

    Use the promo code DAUT17

  • Early Bird Special!

    Save $20 per night!

    Make the most of this Early Bird special and save! Stay 2 consecutive nights in a cabin before 30th June 2017 and save $20 per night when you book 30 days or more prior to arrival.

    Valid at Discovery Parks - Perth Vineyards, Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Balmoral, Coogee Beach, Darwin, Pilbara Karratha, Perth, Port Hedland, Woodman Point, Koombana Bay, Lake Kununurra and Bunbury Village.

    Use the promo code WAEB15

  • Million Dollar Fish competition

    SAVE 20%

    Combine a tropical top end holiday with some of the country's finest fishing at the Million Dollar Fish competition. 100 Barramundi worth $10,000 and 1 Barramundi worth $1,000,000 are up for grabs. Why not try your luck at landing that big one!
    Stay 3 nights in selected accommodation and receive 20% off! Valid for travel until 28th Feb 2017.

    Use the promo code BARRA16

  • ON THE ROAD AGAIN

    Stay 9, Pay 7!

    The sun is still shining, the kids are heading back to school and Discovery Parks have some blissful sites for you to park your van or pitch a tent.
    With our Stay 9, Pay 7 Night special offer you will have time to put your feet up AND explore some of Australia’s most beautiful places.
    Book a powered site in selected Discovery Holiday Parks between 29 Jan – 31 March 2017 for 9 nights and pay for only 7.

    Use the promo code OTRA17

  • Spoil That Special Someone

    Valentines Offer

    Stay 2 nights at Discovery Parks - Darwin and receive a complimentary bottle of champagne on arrival plus a lazy late Sunday check out. Valid 10-12 Feb 2017. Prices start at just $99 per night.

    Use the promo code DARWINVALENTINE17

  • Freecall: 1800 662 253
  • Phone: (08) 8984 3330
  • Fax: (08) 8984 3827
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Our accommodation

Superior 2 Bedroom - Darwin

Superior Cabin 2 Bedroom

Sleeps 4 / From $185

Sleeps up to 4

Spoil yourself with all the comforts of home in one of our well appointed Superior Cabins. Enjoy a fully self-contained modern kitchen, air-conditioning (reverse cycle heating/cooling), modern furnishings and relaxing patio.

Discovery Parks - Darwin Superior Cabin 1 Bedroom

Superior Cabin 1 Bedroom

Sleeps 2 / From $99

Sleeps up to 2

Step into this sparkling new cabin and you’ll feel at home right away. Perfectly positioned to make the most of all park facilities. You’ll find everything you need to chill...

Discovery Parks - Darwin - Superior Studio Unit

Superior Studio Rooms

Sleeps 2 / From $175

Sleeps up to 2

Everything you need is here. Fast becoming one of our most popular accommodation options, our brand new studio cabin is perfect for two on a Top End adventure. The open plan design even offers...

Discovery Parks - Darwin Superior Studio Cabin

Superior Studio Cabins

Sleeps 2 / From $159

Sleeps up to 2

Everything you need is here. Fast becoming one of our most popular accommodation options, our brand new studio cabin is perfect for two on a Top End adventure. The open plan design even offers...

Darwin Standard 2 Bedroom Exterior

Standard Cabin 2 Bedroom

Sleeps 5 / From $170

Sleeps up to 5

Ideal retreat at the end of a busy day. This spacious and comfortable villa sleeps up to five people in air-conditioned comfort. With a self-contained kitchen and balcony for relaxed outdoor dining, you&rsquo...

Discovery Parks - Darwin Standard Studio Cabin

Standard Studio Cabins

Sleeps 2 / From $99

Sleeps up to 2

Everything you need is here. The open plan design offers the convenience of a fully self-contained kitchen.

Discovery Parks - Darwin Standard Room

Standard Room

Sleeps 2 / From $88

Sleeps up to 2

Relax in comfort and style with our brand new rooms. Explore Darwin by day before returning to the park to enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool and relax on your private balcony as...

Discovery Parks - Darwin Discovery Van

Economy Van Ensuite Room

Sleeps 1 / From $55

Sleeps up to 1

Looking for a step up from camping and don't have your own van? Stay in one of ours!  With your own bathroom and King Single Bed, our Economy Van Ensuite Room are...

Discovery Parks - Darwin Powered Site

Powered Site

Sleeps 6 / From $40

Sleeps up to 6

If your idea of bliss is the great outdoors, a shady oasis awaits you here. Choose from aconcrete slab or grassed powered site that will easily accommodate all styles of vans, from large 5th...

Prices listed for accommodation are for the next 14 days and are subject to change.

News & specials

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Handy Hints To Keep Your Caravan Cool This Summer

There’s nothing like hitting the road and camping out during summer. Long days, balmy nights, BBQs and wildflowers by the highway. The only downside is trying to keep cool when the heat becomes a little unbearable.  Fortunately...
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Darwin Specials

Summer Special

*$99 Cabins*

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One Night Free

*Stay 4 Pay 3

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Save $20 per night!

Early Bird Special!

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SAVE 20%

Million Dollar Fish competition

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Stay 9, Pay 7!

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Book now

Valentines Offer

Spoil That Special Someone

Book now