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Rewards of a Discovery Parks Membership

At Discovery Parks, we're about taking care of our family of nomads, explorers, twitchers, fishermen, hikers, BBQ experts, and all of the rest. Our Discovery Parks members are valuable to us: you chose...  more...

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7 Gadgets of Happily Roving People

Posted by Discovery Parks on 2017-06-14

Winter's here, the travelling months have kicked off and the caravan is ready for a drive. Everyone has their basic necessities: spare fan belt, a comfy camp chair, a good crime novel. But...  more...

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Best Bakeries On Australia's Best Journeys

How completely satisfying is biting into a meat pie right out of the oven or a custard-filled tart? The warm, comforting feeling of freshly made food on holiday is exactly what we look...  more...

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4 Hot Chocolates To Cosy Up To This Winter

Along with fruit and veggies, chocolate is an important food group to include in your life. It has many minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Okay, you probably couldn't just eat chocolate, and only chocolate,...  more...

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Things To Check Before You Go

Have you ever left the house for a holiday and wondered: is the stove on? Or are my clothes still on the line? We've all been there. No matter how many times you've...  more...

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Jewels of Tasmania's East Coast

In Hobart, heading for the great north? Or in Hadspen and travelling to the big city? If you're not pressed for time, take on the roads with ease. It's not always about the...  more...

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What Type of Caravanner Are You?

Posted by Discovery Parks on 2017-03-01

At Discovery Parks, we’ve learnt (sometimes the hard way) that we all do things in very different ways. Caravanners are definitely no exception. Caravanners are a great bunch but no two are alike....  more...

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The Great South: A Wine Connoisseur's Guide

You're a sommelier of a chewy vino, an expert in le blanc, or you can't say no to a high quality drink. Sip the best of the best in the West. Lining Perth...  more...

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Make The Loop!: Your Tassie Itinerary

Coming from mainland Australia, Tasmania feels a bit like uncharted territory. The woods, the trails, and the mountains. It all sounds like a children's fairy tale. Is this a real place you can...  more...

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Lets Go Chasing Waterfalls

Posted by Discovery Parks on 2017-02-01

What has the power to make you feel like an explorer and a Disney character? Waterfalls! Finding them means trekking out of the city and venturing deep into the wild (we’re in!). Tucked...  more...

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Riesling: Good To Cycle, Great To Sip

Posted by Discovery Parks on 2017-01-18

Sometimes, it's difficult to remember what actual peace & quiet really feels like. Not the kind when you sit on your couch and block out the hubbub around you or the sort where...  more...

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Staircase to the Moon

STAIRCASE TO THE MOON The Staircase to the Moon is a natural phenomenon that occurs only in the North West of Australia between March and October. During the full moon this region experiences...  more...

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Top 10 Stops on the Great Ocean Road

Posted by Discovery Parks on 2016-11-10

Hit the road and experience a truly Australian adventure. The Great Ocean Road is one of the world's most spectacular coastal drives. The road from Melbourne to Adelaide combines breathtaking views of the...  more...

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15 Signs You’re Definitely A Caravanner

The caravan way of life certainly isn’t for everyone. But for some, there’s nothing better than packing up the van, waving goodbye to the house and heading off on an overland adventure. If...  more...

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Parenting On the Road – Not for the faint hearted!

Posted by Discovery Parks on 2016-10-19

First of all, let it be known that I LOVE my kids! Like most mothers I am blinded by my love and think that the sun shines out of their cute little behinds,...  more...

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10 CAMPFIRE SONGS: THE ONES WITH HAPPY MEMORIES AND THE ONES THAT DRIVE YOU BANANAS

Nothing brightens up the camping spirit like singing to some classics with friends and family around the campfire. Unless, of course, the song is one everyone has heard before - and really no...  more...

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SECRETS OF NORTHERN NSW

Planning a family holiday – heading up the coast to Forster, Emerald Beach or Harrington – even further to Ballina and Byron? The North Coast of New South Wales is filled with beautiful...  more...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Tannum Sands

Dreaming of year-round pleasant temperatures and a dip in the water? Lucky us, we have a park nestled perfectly in your next getaway: Discovery Parks - Tannum Sands. There are so many things...  more...

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Nomads Hit The Road For A Northern Adventure

Every year, as the leaves turn and the temperature drops, thousands of nomads begin their pilgrimage across Australia in pursuit of the sun. Listen closely and you can hear the zipping of suitcases,...  more...

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How To Find Good Travel Insurance: Four Things To Look For

Travel insurance is the all-purpose emergency coverage that you never hope to use. It’s also one of the last things we do before going on holiday. And yet, when we do finally get...  more...

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'Photoventures': The Australian Way

I have a mate who is really getting into his photography. His passion was fuelled by a recent trip to Cuba, a country known for its photogenic people and stunningly picturesque locations. He’s...  more...

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Things To Do In The Murray That Don't Involve The Murray!

My family and I recently stayed at Discovery Parks - Moama West and had a great time exploring the region. Mother Nature occasionally makes the Murray River inaccessible, so it’s great that there’s...  more...

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Driver Safety

Whenever the holidays arrive my kids are usually over excited and so are Mum and Dad for that matter. With our holiday already mapped out and booked, we’re usually off racing with the...  more...

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Camping Smart Phone Apps

Let’s face it; smart phones have become such a big part of our everyday life that many of us can’t survive without them. So camping is usually a time to take a break...  more...

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Discover Australia's Aboriginal Art and Culture

Australia’s Aboriginal people are one of the world’s most ancient living cultures with a history spanning 50,000 years. Heading to some of the more remote areas of Australia often provides the opportunity to...  more...

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Your Complete Guide To Whale Watching Around Australia

  With one of the longest whale watching seasons in the world and sixty percent of whale species calling our waters home, Australia is one of the best places in the world for whale...  more...

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Things To Do In Port Hedland: For The Outdoor Enthusiast

Chase a new adventure and try these Port Hedland attractions From off-road four wheel driving, to coastal walking trails and endless fishing hot spots, Port Hedland attractions are seeing young, outdoor enthusiasts and...  more...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Port Hedland

This is your complete directory to the best things to do in Port Hedland. These sites will suit anyone staying in the area for 3-5 days and works whether you’re heading there for...  more...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Hervey Bay

This is your ultimate guide to the best things to do in Hervey Bay. These top 5 things are designed for anyone looking to stay at Hervey Bay accommodation for 2-4 days and...  more...

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Hiking in Cradle Mountain, Tasmania Australia

Cradle Mountain is one of the most popular destinations for hikers in Tasmania. Located in the Cradle Mountain – Lake St. Claire National Park, this beautiful wilderness area is one of the most...  more...

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Eden Fishing

You’ve come all the way to Eden with your family. Your kids are pestering you to take them to something fun, and your wife wants to go on a bushwalk because she’s finished...  more...

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Discover what the Tas-mania is all about!

We're rather precious about our special island state of Tasmania - and some may even say a tad partial when championing its many virtues. So it's good to be reminded that we're not...  more...

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3 Important Reasons To Visit Caversham Wildlife Park

A family holiday in the Swan Valley can quickly become packed with wine-ing and dining, and maybe the odd microbrewery check-in too. For kids, this can be a test in patience and imagination...  more...

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3 Reasons to Self-Guide With Fraser Island 4WD Hire

Exploring Fraser Island on your Queensland trip is a big task. With so much to do and see, it is unlikely you’ll be able to cram everything you want to do into one...  more...

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10 Essentials For Camping In WA

When you go camping, you know to bring the usual stuff: tent, knives, dishcloths and so on. But there are essentials for camping in WA that are good for multiple things, and could...  more...

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Nature And Wildlife Tours: Whale Watching Hervey Bay

The real Australia is right around the corner at the Australiana Top Tourist Park. Find out more about the things to do on the way to Hervey Bay and the magnificent natural wonders...  more...

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Diamond Head NSW

Australia hosts some of the world’s finest national parks, and the Crowdy Bay National Park, right near Harrington, is home to some amazing natural wonders. As you walk along the trail, you will...  more...

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3 Ways To Improve Your Golf Swing

So you’ve decided to head down to Harrington Waters Golf Club in New South Wales, which is only a short trip from Discovery Parks - Harrington, for a golfing trip with the lads....  more...

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Fishing In Western Australia's Pilbara

Who needs to buy a fish for lunch or dinner when you can catch a fish, or several, off the beach in the Pilbara? With this quick fishing guide to the Pilbara, you...  more...

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Swan Valley Wine Tour With A Twist

Australia is known for its wide variety of wineries. Booking a wine tour for the Swan Valley is a must if you want to do it properly. Of course you can plan it...  more...

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Port Hedland - Summer In August

If you didn’t book leave in time for summer holidays, don’t stress. Winter is just around the corner, so take those extra months to save up more and book a holiday for Port...  more...

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What's Your Swan Valley Poison?

It’s inevitable that you will end up eating and drinking far too much when you holiday in the Swan Valley. There are Swan Valley wine tours, self-paced driving tours, loads of heritage-listed buildings...  more...

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Dampier Archipelago: Island Treasures

Staying at a popular holiday location on the west coast of Australia is bound to have some drawbacks; over-crowding, expensive, limited and disappointing accommodation. On the other hand, it’s somewhere you’ve been to...  more...

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How To Visit Karijini National Park With Kids

The Karijini National Park is a surreal spot for anyone visiting the Port Hedland or Pilbara region. When you and the kids are going for a Digital Detox in the Pilbara, there are...  more...

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Follow The Wine In Echuca

Take 2 days out of your month to book a short trip to the Echuca wine region, a small town that embraces simplicity and history. There are plenty of things to do in...  more...

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Hiking In Australia: Karratha

Karratha is nestled in the middle of many amazing sights. Places like the Dampier Archipelago and the Karijini National Park are major tourist locations for northern WA. It is a top location in...  more...

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7 Top Things To Do In Echuca

Finding things to do in Echuca that you will enjoy can be hard in small towns. Have no fear that Echuca is just the place to enjoy simple pleasures in life and learn...  more...

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5 Best Photography Spots Of The Flinders Ranges

The Flinders Ranges National Park is so beautiful and quite compact, with hidden gems all over; you will be left changing lenses faster than 4WD’s change gears. The Flinders Ranges is South Australia’s...  more...

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The Nullarbor Plain: 7 Things To Do and See

Driving across the Nullarbor Plain can be long, tiring and dangerous if you don’t stop along the way to your Roxby Downs accommodation. There are plenty of things to do on this 90-mile...  more...

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Andamooka: A Real Outback Experience

Like the opals that lie beneath its surface, Andamooka is one of South Australia’s hidden gems. The small opal mining town near Roxby Downs on the South Coast gives you access to an...  more...

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Tips For A Great Stay In Echuca Moama

With all the nature that surrounds the Echuca Moama region, it would be a shame not to enjoy it with a picnic, a hike, a bike ride or a wine tour. So whichever...  more...

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Australian Road Trip with the Tassie Young Nomads

In May 2014 Wendy and James from Hobart packed up their lives into their new caravan and hit the open road on a journey of a lifetime travelling around Australia.  They’re sharing their...  more...

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Discover the Real Outback in Kalgoorlie

When people want to see the real outback, they visit Kalgoorlie. A scenic drive from Perth, the journey to Kalgoorlie is all part of the experience and a must-do pilgrimage for caravanners. En...  more...

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