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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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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. 

Deals & Packages

  • *3 Nights For $99

    Special Site Offer

    We'd like to offer you the opportunity to get back to basics, fall in love with the great outdoors and have some good old fashioned fun with your friends and family.

    Book 3 nights online on any powered site at selected Discovery Parks until the end of November and pay only $99!*

    Offer available for new bookings only. Not available by calling the park directly. Valid for travel between September 28, 2016 to November 30, 2016. Blackout periods will apply over public holidays. Promotion only applies to selected parks.

    Use the promo code 99SITE3

  • *Summer EarlyBird - 14 Nights*

    20% Off

    Book your summer holiday before October 31 at selected parks across Australia. When you stay 14 nights, get 20% off! Offer valid for online bookings between 1/12/2016 and 31/01/2017. Blackout period between 24 December 2016 and 9 January 2017.

    Use the promo code 15SUMMER16ZZ

  • *Summer EarlyBird - 5 Nights*

    10% Off

    Book your summer holiday before October 31 at selected parks across Australia. When you stay 5 nights, get 10% off! Offer valid for online bookings between 1/12/2016 and 31/01/2017. Blackout period between 24 December 2016 and 9 January 2017.

    Use the promo code 5SUMMER16Z

  • *Summer EarlyBird - 7 Nights*

    15% Off

    Book your summer holiday before October 31 at selected parks across Australia. When you stay 7 nights, get 15% off! Offer valid for online bookings between 1/12/2016 and 31/01/2017. Blackout period between 24 December 2016 and 9 January 2017.

    Use the promo code 7SUMMER16Z

  • Spring into Port Augusta

    33% Off

    Stay in a cabin at Discovery Parks - Port Augusta this season. When you book 3 or more nights between Thursday and Monday, get 33% off your stay. Valid for stays until 31 October 2016.

    Use the promo code Y7BN4

  • Unpowered Site Special

    $25 a night

    Simply stay 4 consecutive nights or more on an unpowered site at Discovery Parks - Port Augusta before 15/12/16 and pay only $25 per night.

    Use the promo code AUGSITE25

  • Freecall: 1800 833 444
  • Phone: (08) 8642 2974
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Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Standard Spa Cabin-  Exterior

Standard Spa Cabin - Sleeps 4

Sleeps 4 / From $149

Sleeps up to 4

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

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Standard Spa Cabin - sleeps 3

Sleeps 3 / From $149

Sleeps up to 3

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

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Standard Spa Cabin - sleeps 2

Sleeps 2 / From $149

Sleeps up to 2

The Standard 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 grill...

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Standard Cabin - sleeps 5

Sleeps 6 / From $119

Sleeps up to 6

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

Standard Cabin - sleeps 4

Sleeps 3 / From $154

Sleeps up to 3

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

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Standard Cabin - sleeps 2

Sleeps 2 / From $139

Sleeps up to 2

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

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Economy Family Cabin - Kitchen

Economy Family Cabin

Sleeps 6 / From $109

Sleeps up to 6

The Economy Family Cabin has an en suite 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...

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Economy Cabin - Sleeps 3

Sleeps 4 / From $119

Sleeps up to 4

The Economy 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.

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Economy Value Cabin

Sleeps 3 / From $99

Sleeps up to 3

The Economy Value 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 $35

Sleeps up to 6

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

Discovery Parks - Port Augusta - Powered site

Powered Site - Drive Thru

Sleeps 6 / From $35

Sleeps up to 6

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

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.

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

From $35

From $35

Powered site. 

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

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