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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

  • $99 Sale

    Special Offer

    A holiday hasn't looked this affordable! Explore a new territory - somewhere you haven't been. Book now with prices starting at $99. Offer valid for stays in select accommodation until 20 December 2016.

    Use the promo code 99SALE16

  • 3 For 2

    Get A Free Night

    Want a quick stay in Port Augusta? Come join us this summer. Book 3 nights in any of our accommodation, and pay for just 2 nights! Offer valid for stays from 15 December 2016 to 15 January 2017.

    Use the promo code 3FOR2P

  • Bathroom Bonus

    3 Nights for $100

    Experience the luxury of having your own private bathroom during your stay in Port Augusta. Stay 3 nights on any ensuite site for just $100. Offer valid for stays until 28 February 2017.

    Use the promo code PABONUS17

  • 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

  • Summer Sizzler

    4 Nights for $100

    Stay 4 nights on any powered site in Port Augusta - and pay only $100. Offer valid for stays until 28 February 2017.

    Use the promo code PASIZZLE16

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  • 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 $129

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 $129

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 $129

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 $109

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 $134

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 $119

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 $99

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 $109

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 $89

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

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 Ensuite Powered Site Campervan

Ensuite Powered Site - Campervan

Powered site for a campervan with your own bathroom facilities. Pets are permitted. 

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

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