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At the gateway to some of South Australia’s most spectacular destinations - the Flinders Ranges, outback and Spencer Gulf - is Port Augusta, just over 300 kilometres from Adelaide. Discovery Parks - Port Augusta (formerly Port Augusta Holiday Park) is the ideal holiday park to plan your great southern adventure.

It’s not every day you get to travel on a moving museum, but step on board the unique Pichi Richi Railway and you’ll understand why it&rsquo...

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At the gateway to some of South Australia’s most spectacular destinations - the Flinders Ranges, outback and Spencer Gulf - is Port Augusta, just over 300 kilometres from Adelaide. Discovery Parks - Port Augusta (formerly Port Augusta Holiday Park) is the ideal holiday park to plan your great southern adventure.

It’s not every day you get to travel on a moving museum, but step on board the unique Pichi Richi Railway and you’ll understand why it’s so special. Discover local history with a tour of the iconic Royal Flying Doctor Service and Wadlata Outback Centre, where you will walk in the steps of the Aboriginal people who have lived here for 40,000 years.

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Playground
Games Room
Pool
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*new* Go Carts available for hire!


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Things to See & Do

You will not be short of things to do in Port Augusta with nature all around you. Discovery Parks Port Augusta has plenty of things to do onsite as well as events nearby that are sure to provide you with hours of fun and entertainment. With so many activities taking place throughout the year, make sure you check out the attractions below to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the action!

Royal Flying Doctor Service (3.9km)

Looking for a cheap, guided tour that allows you to witness the exciting realities of an intense medical profession? The Royal Flying Doctor Service offers 30-minute tours, with entry by donation. See aircrafts and crews at work, as they service an area of 840,000 square kilometres.

Wadlata Outback Centre (2.1km)

Wadlata’s “Tunnel of Time” is located at the Information Centre.  Walk a while with the Aboriginal people who have lived here for 40,000 years and still live in the land created by their spirit ancestors. Listen to their stories and be moved by their deep relationship to the land that sustains them as part of this State Award Winning attraction. The Tunnel is expansive, interactive and impressive transporting you back to the creation of the Flinders Ranges, learning about fossils, Aboriginal dreaming stories, the Oodnatta track, early explorers, School of the Air, Royal Flying Doctors Service and experience opal fever.

Pichi Pichi Railways (41.6km)

As far as museums go, there are few more fascinating than Pichi Pichi Railways, a moving museum, which operates on restored steam and heritage diesel engines on the oldest remaining section of the old Ghan railway between Quorn and Port Augusta and is operated, maintained and managed by volunteer members. Take a full day return adventure from Port Augusta Big4 Holiday Park, which takes you through the beautiful Flinders Ranges.

Arid Land Botanical Garden (1.9km)

Pull out your green thumb and enjoy the Australian Arid Lands Botanical Garden, a must-see on your trip to Port Augusta. It is the only botanic garden in the world that showcases the flora from the southern arid zone of Australia. Enjoy the picturesque walking trails or learn how to create a water-wise garden when you get home. Entry is free and guided walks are available. In the Visitor Centre you can also find a licensed café and gift shop.

RSL Military Memorabilia Museum (2.4km)

This museum boasts the largest display of war memorabilia of its type in regional SA. From the Boer War through both World Wars and to Australia's most recent ocnflicts. the museum showcases photos, memorabilia and aretecfacts donated or on permanent loan from Port Augusta families. Expierence the Leopard Tank and M2A2 105mm Howitzer up close which was built in 1978 and was used by the Australian Army but never fired a shot. 


Speed Week 2017 - Lake Gairdner

Link: http://www.dlra.org.au/2017.htm

Speed racing in the outback - a truly unique experience to have in the country. Take advantage of our 15% discount when staying at the park!


Park Activities

Pancake Sundays 

Swing by the camp kitchen between 9 and 9:30am on Sundays for some flapjacks! 

Sausage Sizzle - starting 16 December 2016

Each Friday, grab a snag and BYO drinks to the camp kitchen. We'll be sizzling from 6 to 7pm. 

Kids Club 

Throughout the school holidays, keep your little ones busy with our activities in kids club! Please check with park for further details. 


St. Patricks Day for Variety Charity

Time: 6PM, Fri, 17/03/2017

Venue: Camp Kitchen

Sausage sizzle and nibbles - with a St Patricks Day theme! Come & drink an Irish beer and enjoy an Irish Joke. Wear something green to join in the fun. Funds to be donated to the Variety Childrens Charity.


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

  • EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    Stay 2, save 15%

    Make the most of this Early Bird special and save! Stay 2 consecutive nights in a cabin or site before 31 March 2017 and save 15% when you book 14 days or more prior to arrival.

    Use the promo code FB15OFF17

  • Kids Stay FREE

    Site Special

    It's holiday time! Come & enjoy our activities - and have the kids stay free. Offer valid for stays on powered and ensuite sites until 28 February 2017.

    Use the promo code SUMMERFREE67

  • 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 Nights 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 Parks between 29 Jan – 31 March 2017 for 9 nights and pay for only 7.

    Use the promo code OTRA17

  • Freecall: 1800 833 444
  • Phone: (08) 8642 2974
  • Fax: (08) 8642 6455
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Our accommodation

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Standard Spa Cabin-  Exterior

Superior Spa Cabin - Sleeps 6

Sleeps 6 / From $154

Sleeps up to 6

The Superior Spa Cabin has two bedrooms with a lounge and dining area, ensuite with spa bath and a full kitchen.

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Standard Spa Cabin, Sleeps 3 - Exterior

Superior Spa Cabin - Sleeps 3

Sleeps 3 / From $154

Sleeps up to 3

The Superior Spa Cabin has two bedrooms with a lounge and dining area, ensuite with corner spa and a full kitchen.

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Standard Spa Cabin, Sleeps 2 - Exterior

Superior Spa Cabin - Sleeps 2

Sleeps 2 / From $154

Sleeps up to 2

The Superior Spa Cabin has one bedroom with a lounge and dining area, ensuite with a corner spa and a kitchenette complete with a bar fridge, microwave and small electric stove top and...

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Standard Cabin - Sleeps 5 - Exterior

Standard Cabin - Sleeps 5

Sleeps 5 / From $99

Sleeps up to 5

The Standard Cabin has a queen bed in the main area and double bunks in the bedroom, ensuite, full kitchen with a dining area.

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Standard Cabin - Exterior

Superior Cabin - Sleeps 4

Sleeps 4 / From $154

Sleeps up to 4

The Superior Cabin has two bedrooms with a lounge and dining area, ensuite and a full kitchen.

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Standard Cabin, Sleeps 2 - Exterior

Superior Cabin - Sleeps 2

Sleeps 2 / From $139

Sleeps up to 2

The Superior Cabin has 1 bedroom with a lounge and dining area, ensuite and a full kitchen.

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Economy Family Cabin - Kitchen

Superior Cabin

Sleeps 5 / From $109

Sleeps up to 5

The Superior Cabin has an ensuite and open plan dining and kitchen area which includes a queen bed, and separate bedroom with two single beds and a small pull out trundle bed.

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Economy Cabin - Sleeps 4 - Exterior

Standard Cabin - Sleeps 3

Sleeps 3 / From $119

Sleeps up to 3

The Standard Cabin is open plan with a kitchenette containing a bar fridge, microwave and small electric stove top and grill. Situated at the front of the park.

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Economy Value Cabin - Exterior

Economy Cabin

Sleeps 3 / From $99

Sleeps up to 3

The Economy Cabin is open plan with a kitchenette containing a bar fridge, microwave and small electric stove top and grill. 

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Ensuite Powered Site - Exterior

Ensuite Powered Site

Sleeps 6 / From $45

Sleeps up to 6

The Ensuite Powered Site has a shower, toilet and hand basin for the exclusive use of the site.  The site has level parking for the van or motor home and concrete annex pad...

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Powered site

Powered Site - Campervan

Sleeps 6 / From $32

Sleeps up to 6

The Powered Sites are on compacted soil and gravel with easy access to power and water. Pets are permitted. 

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Powered site

Powered Site - Drive Thru

Sleeps 6 / From $32

Sleeps up to 6

The Powered Sites are on compacted soil with easy access to power and water. Pets are permitted. 

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Powered Site Tent/Trailer

Powered Site - Tent/Trailer

Sleeps 6 / From $35

Sleeps up to 6

The Powered Sites are on seasonal grass with easy access to power and water. Pets are permitted. 

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Unpowered Site

Unpowered Site

Sleeps 6 / From $30

Sleeps up to 6

Unpowered sites have access to the fully equipped camp kitchen.

Powered Site at Discovery Parks Port Augusta

Powered Site

From $32

From $32

Powered site. Pets are permitted. 

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta Powered Site Grass

Powered Site - Grass

Sleeps 6 / From $32

Sleeps up to 6

Enjoy our grass sites with the added benefit of power. Pets are permitted. 

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta Superior Cabin 2 Bedroom

Superior 2 Bedroom Cabin - 6 Berth

Sleeps 6 / From $159

Sleeps up to 6

These exciting new Superior 2 Bedroom Cabins will be available for stays from 30 June 2017! Experience the comforts of a cabin during your visit in Port Augusta. Sleeps 6 people. 

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta Superior Cabin 2 Bedroom Sleeps 4

Superior 2 Bedroom Cabin - 4 Berth

Sleeps 4 / From $159

Sleeps up to 4

These exciting new Superior 2 Bedroom Cabins will be available for stays from 30 June 2017! Experience the comforts of a cabin during your visit in Port Augusta. Sleeps 4 people. ...

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta Superior Cabin 2 Bedroom Disability Access

Superior Cabin 2 Bedroom - Disability Access

This exciting new Superior 2 Bedroom Cabin will be available for stays from 30 June 2017! Experience the comforts of a cabin during your visit in Port Augusta. Sleeps 5 people. 

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

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Port Augusta Specials

Summer Special

*$99 Cabins*

Book now

Stay 2, save 15%

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

Book now

Site Special

Kids Stay FREE

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Stay 9, Pay 7!

ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Book now