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  • National Tourism Accreditation

A rare insight into the underground world of our miners awaits you at Roxby Downs, deep in the Australian outback. Just over two hours from Port Augusta and 563 kilometres from Adelaide, Roxby Downs is a must-see. Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs (formerly Myall Grove Holiday Park) is a well-appointed caravan park with facilities that will surprise you.

You’ll be amazed by the jaw-dropping BHP Billiton Olympic Dam, which produces 9 million tonnes of ore annually – we recommend the virtual...

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A rare insight into the underground world of our miners awaits you at Roxby Downs, deep in the Australian outback. Just over two hours from Port Augusta and 563 kilometres from Adelaide, Roxby Downs is a must-see. Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs (formerly Myall Grove Holiday Park) is a well-appointed caravan park with facilities that will surprise you.

You’ll be amazed by the jaw-dropping BHP Billiton Olympic Dam, which produces 9 million tonnes of ore annually – we recommend the virtual underground tour. Take a guided sunset walk of the Arid Recovery Reserve to explore dunes, follow animal tracks and spot nocturnal wildlife. While you’re there, don’t forget the fascinating town of Andamooka – an opal lover’s paradise.

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Park Features

  • BBQ
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Disabled Access
  • Laundry
  • Kiosk
  • WiFi
  • Playground
  • Games Room

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Things to See & Do

Andamooka (33.5km)

See the real outback in this small opal-mining town. It’s lunar landscape developed when miners attempted to escape the extreme temperatures of the harsh environment. You can also visit Lake Torrens and Stuart Creek opal diggings. The Tuckerbox Hotel will quench your thirst on your day in this unique small town.

BHP Billiton Olympic Dam (10.8km)

Ever wanted to see a working mine site? Olympic Dam produces copper, uranium, gold and silver. BHP Billiton’s two-hour public tour of surface operations run once a week, and all proceeds go to the Royal Flying Doctor Service. An experienced guide will take you through a presentation and a trip out to the mine site.

Tour Information: Included in the trip to the mine site is a nature tour of the Arid Recovery Reserve, local discount vouchers, and a virtual underground tour. Tours run Wednesday mornings. between March and October. Contact the Visitor Centre at 08 8671 5491

Arid Recovery Reserve (950m)

Take a guided sunset walk and learn about the delicate ecosystem that the Arid Recovery Reserve actively works to protect and restore. The tour guide will take you to explore the dunes, following animals tracks and spotting nocturnal wildlife as the sun falls from the sky. Tours are operated with proceeds going to conservation projects.

Roxby Downs Art Gallery and Outdoor Cinema (850m)

See the latest feature films with a twist at the Outback cinema, but not before exploring the cultural and leisure precinct, where you can view the works of local artists. Participate in cultural activities, view art exhibitions and witness touring performances like the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow.

Roxby Downs Leisure Centre (850m)

Need to cool off after a long trek around the area? Come on down to Roxby Downs Leisure centre, where there is a 16.6 meter indoor pool, an outdoor 25 meter pool and a small toddler pool with a slide. Play squash, tennis, netball, cricket, football and soccer. You’ll find a skate park and fitness centre in the centre as well.

 

Park Activities

Sausage Sizzle

Bring along your gold coin and cheer at our Tuesday night Sausage Sizzle. Get your filling before the next day's mine tour. All proceeds go to Variety The Children's Charity.

*Conditions: We require a minimum of 6 people. 

Deals & Packages

  • ! $99 CABINS ¡

    ULTIMATE DEAL

    What do you do when you miss summer? Embrace the new season with a holiday! Whisk yourself away to a cabin with the comforts of home. With select cabins at $99* per night at parks across Australia, we want to help you find your happy place.

    Use the promo code CABINS99

  • Early Bird Offer

    25% OFF

    Get in early and secure your stay at our park. When you book 28 days or more before you check in, get 25% off your stay. Valid for stays of minimum 3 nights.

    Use the promo code 28DAY

  • Nomad Special

    10% off

    We're offering a 10% discount this season! Book 3 or more nights to receive this offer. Discount up to $50 per stay. Also:
    - Receive Buy 1 Get 1 Free coffee voucher
    - Join in on our Tuesday Sausage Sizzle before a mine tour nearby

    Use the promo code NOMADSR17

  • Winter Weekend Special

    Beat the winter chill at just $125 per night

    Have a weekend away with friends and family in Roxby Downs this winter. Book 2 nights in a Standard 2 Bedroom Villa or Superior Studio Cabin, and pay only $125 a night. Offer valid 2 June - 1 July. Available Friday and Saturday nights only.
    Lovely warm days and cool desert nights.

    Use the promo code WNTRWKND17

  • Freecall: 1800 356 103
  • Phone: (08) 8671 1991
  • Fax: (08) 8671 1099
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Our accommodation

Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs - Superior 3 Bedroom Villa - Bedroom

Superior 3 Bedroom Villa

Sleeps 6 / From $172

Sleeps up to 6

The Superior 3 Bedroom Villa has three bedrooms with a lounge and dining area, ensuite and a full kitchen.

Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs - Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs - Studio - Exterior

Superior Studio Cabin

Sleeps 2 / From $152

Sleeps up to 2

The Superior Studio Cabin is open plan with a small lounge and dining area, ensuite and a kitchenette.

Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs - Standard Villa - Exterior

Standard 2 Bedroom Villa

Sleeps 4 / From $162

Sleeps up to 4

The Standard 2 Bedroom Villa has two bedrooms with a lounge and dining area, ensuite and a full kitchen.

Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs - Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs - Standard Motel Room - Exterior

Standard Studio Room

Sleeps 2 / From $99

Sleeps up to 2

The Standard Studio Room is open plan with a small lounge and dining area, ensuite and a kitchenette.

Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs - Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs - Motel - Powered Site

Powered Site

Sleeps 6 / From $38

Sleeps up to 6

The Powered Sites are located on sand or crusher dust with easy access to power and water. Pets permitted - call park to book. 

Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs - Discovery Parks - Roxby Downs - Motel - Unpowered Site

Unpowered Site

Sleeps 6 / From $28

Sleeps up to 6

The Unpowered Sites are grassed and / or sheltered. Pets permitted - call park to book. 

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta Ensuite Powered Site

Ensuite Powered Site

Sleeps 6 / From $48

Sleeps up to 6

Powered site with ensuite. 

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

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Roxby Downs Specials

ULTIMATE DEAL

! $99 CABINS ¡

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25% OFF

Early Bird Offer

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10% off

Nomad Special

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Beat the winter chill at just $125 per night

Winter Weekend Special

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