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Whether you visit for work or leisure, we guarantee your review of WA’s Pilbara region will include the word “unforgettable”. Our holiday park is perfectly located for both remote workers and holidaymakers. Discovery Parks – Port Hedland (formerly Cooke Point Holiday Park) is a great base for outdoor adventures, from off-road driving to coastal walks and endless fishing hot spots.

The world's largest bulk tonnage export port is perfect for fishing, crabbing and whale watching. Take a BHP...

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Whether you visit for work or leisure, we guarantee your review of WA’s Pilbara region will include the word “unforgettable”. Our holiday park is perfectly located for both remote workers and holidaymakers. Discovery Parks – Port Hedland (formerly Cooke Point Holiday Park) is a great base for outdoor adventures, from off-road driving to coastal walks and endless fishing hot spots.

The world's largest bulk tonnage export port is perfect for fishing, crabbing and whale watching. Take a BHP Billiton Iron Ore Tour or a Reef Walk to discover Port Hedland’s rich ecosystem. The unique phenomenon ‘Staircase to the Moon’, when the full moon rises at low tide, is a must-see.

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Park Features

  • BBQBBQ Area Port Hedland
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Pedal Karts
  • Stand Up Paddle Boards
  • Disabled Access
  • Dump Point
  • Laundry
  • Internet Access
  • WiFi
  • PlaygroundPlayground Port Hedland
  • Games Room
  • Pool

* Our park offers a 10% discount to Rio Tinto staff, family, and friends.

Please quote RIOTINTO17 at the time of booking. 

Swimming Pool Port Hedland

 

 

 

 

 


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Things to See & Do

You will not be short of things to do in Port Hedland with nature all around you. Discovery Parks - Port Hedland 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!

Care for Hedland

A Port Hedland based environmental association committed to connecting people with their environment. Get involved with one of their many volunteer programs - or even meet the turtles!

BHP Billiton Iron Ore Tour (7.4km)

Hop onto a guided tour of BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s Nelson Point facility, the largest iron ore port in the world, and watch the bucket wheel reclaimers and ship loaders that dominate Port Hedland’s horizon and gain an understanding of how the mining industry works. BHP Billiton’s iron ore operations cover a complex integrated system of seven inland mining operations, more than 1,000km of rail, stockyards and two separate port facilities through which iron ore churns like lifeblood 24/7.

The Port (7.4km)

Join the Port Hedland Tour to learn about the history of the world’s largest tonnage port. 230-metre carrier vessels handle over 100 million tonnes of iron ore per year, which goes towards the building of iconic structures around the world, making it a truly unique sight. Go to the shores of Marapikurrinya Park at sunset for the best views of the movement of enormous ships and also the Dampier Salt’s towering stockpile.

Cemetery Beach (3.2km)

Reflect at Cemetery Beach with the history of hardships faced by early settlers, pearl divers and pastoral workers. Cemetery Beach hosts Port Hedland Pioneer Cemetery, providing a fascinating look into the town’s past. For a more uplifting experience, you are invited to swim, snorkel or take a guided reef walk along the 1.3km beach. There are also greased areas with barbecues and a modern playground for children.

Staircase to the Moon (On Site)

Keep the kids awake for this memory-making moment; they will thank you when they remember back to the holiday for years to come. It is a magical experience that has been made into a puppet show and storybook by a local in Broome. When the full moon rises over the shoreline at low tide, you will be treated to a truly magnificent natural wonder. Light hits the pools of water and creates the illusion of a staircase leading up to the moon. This sight is generally witnessed between the months of April and October.

Koombana Lookout (18.1km)

Put you camera into panoramic mode and take a photo of the Port Hedland skyline. The lookout is ideal for spotting marine wildlife or taking in the lights of the harbor at sunset. The Lookout also commemorates the SS Koombana, a steamship that vanished in the 1912 cyclone with 146 people aboard.

Dalgety House Museum (5.4km)

Immerse yourself in the personal memoirs of locals who detail the effect of white settlement on the Kriyarra Aboriginal people of the Pilbara. Originally built for the manager of Dalgety and Co in 1903, this charming cottage has showcased displays that tell Port Hedland’s story, including the rich history surround the pearling and pastoral trade.

The Courthouse Gallery (7.1km)

Stop in at the Courthouse Gallery for a glimpse of local and national artwork, as well as creative workshops. Peak in the store for some fashion finds that are bound to find their way back with you from your travels. Four times a year, you can also visit the Gallery’s West End Markets, where creative wares and delicious international cuisine mingle.

 

 

 

Park Activities

WINTER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

There's plenty to do at Discovery Parks - Port Hedland during the School Holidays. Join us for treasure hunts, pedal kart rides and colouring in - come and join in the fun!

View the full school holiday program here >

WINTER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS PROGRAM


Discovery Staircase Markets

Time: 5pm to 8pm, Wed, 12/04/2017 - Sat, 07/10/2017

Once a month until October, experience our twilight markets at Discovery Parks - Port Hedland. An evening under the stars showcasing local market stalls, food vendors, and family activities. Enjoy direct viewing access of Staircase to the Moon. General public welcome. Dates: Friday May 12, Saturday June 10, Monday July 10, Wednesday August 9, Thursday September 7, Saturday October 7.


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 Special!

    Save $20 per night!

    Make the most of this Early Bird special and save! Stay 2 consecutive nightsand save $20 per night when you book 30 days or more prior to arrival.

    Valid at Discovery Parks - Perth Vineyards, Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Balmoral, Coogee Beach, Darwin, Pilbara Karratha, Perth, Port Hedland, Woodman Point, Koombana Bay, Lake Kununurra and Bunbury Village.

    Use the promo code WAEB15

  • Kids Stay FREE

    School Holiday Deal

    Pedal cart hire, colouring-in sets and more family fun will be on at our park during the Winter School Holidays. Stay 2 nights or more in any accommodation, and children stay for FREE.

    Use the promo code JSPH17

  • Stay & Play Package

    Winter Warmer | Site Special

    Take a lap around the Port Hedland Harbour this year! Book 2 or more nights in any accommodation, and get $10 off per person for any Seafarer Tour. Explore the very best of the Port. Call park to book.

    Use the promo code PH17SP

  • Stay 3, Join FREE and Save 10%

    Warlu Way | Site Special

    Unlock the beauty of the sea serpent along The Warlu Way. Done by few, this winding and expansive drive through Australia's North West will take you to bays to snorkel, national parks to wander through, and cascading waterfalls to swim beside. Does that sound like a travelling paradise?

    Our Port Hedland, Onslow, and Pilbara,Karratha parks are dotted along this journey - each with a variety of accommodation from apartments and cabins to powered and camping sites.

    Book to stay 3 or more nights at the selected Discovery Parks and receive a FREE membership card at the time of check-in to enjoy 10% discount on The Warlu Way.

    Use the promo code WARLUWAY

  • Freecall: 1800 459 999
  • Phone: (08) 9173 1271
  • Fax: (08) 9173 3671
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Our accommodation

Discovery Parks - Port Hedland - Superior Cabin, 1 Bedroom - Exterior

Deluxe Cabin - 1 Bedroom

Sleeps 2 / From $179

Sleeps up to 2

The Deluxe Cabin - 1 Bedroom has one bedroom with a queen bed, lounge and dining area, ensuite and kitchen.

Superior Waterfront Cabin - Sleeps 6

Sleeps 6 / From $169

Sleeps up to 6

Set along the beach side of the park, equipped to ease you into your Port Hedland holiday.

Superior Waterfront Cabin - Sleeps 4

Sleeps 4 / From $169

Sleeps up to 4

Set along the beach side of the park, equipped to ease you into your Port Hedland holiday.

Superior Waterfront Cabin - Sleeps 3

Sleeps 3 / From $169

Sleeps up to 3

Set along the mangrove river side of the park, equipped to ease you into your Port Hedland holiday.

Discovery Parks - Port Hedland - Standard Cabin, Sleeps 6 - Exterior

Superior Cabin - Sleeps 6

Sleeps 6 / From $159

Sleeps up to 6

The Superior Cabin - Sleeps 6 and has two bedrooms with a lounge and dining area, ensuite and full kitchen.

Discovery Parks - Port Hedland - Standard Cabin, Sleeps 4 - Exterior

Superior Cabin - Sleeps 4

Sleeps 4 / From $159

Sleeps up to 4

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

Discovery Parks - Port Hedland - Standard Cabin Sleeps, 3 - Exterior

Superior Cabin - Sleeps 3

Sleeps 3 / From $159

Sleeps up to 3

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

Discovery Parks - Port Hedland - Standard Villa - Living Room

Standard Villa

Sleeps 3 / From $149

Sleeps up to 3

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

Discovery Parks - Port Hedland - Standard Studio Room - Exterio

Standard Studio Room

Sleeps 2 / From $99

Sleeps up to 2

The Standard Studio Room is one room with a small dining area and full kitchen and ensuite.

Discovery Parks - Port Hedland - Economy Motel Room - Exterior

Economy Motel Room

Sleeps 2 / From $109

Sleeps up to 2

The Economy Motel Room is one room with ensuite and kitchenette.

Discovery Parks - Port Hedland - Economy Room, No Ensuite - Bedroom

Economy Room - Shared Communal Facilities

Sleeps 2 / From $58

Sleeps up to 2

The Ecnomy Room - Shared Communal Facilities has private rooms either double or twin share with a shared kitchen and dining area.  There are shared ensuite bathroom facilities, guests have...

Discovery Parks - Port Hedland - Powered Site - Gravel

Powered Premium Site

Sleeps 6 / From $55

Sleeps up to 6

Our hard-pack sites make setting up a camper trailer easier than ever. Easy access to both power and water.

Discovery Parks - Port Hedland - Powered Site - Campervan

Powered Site - Camper Trailer

Sleeps 6 / From $42

Sleeps up to 6

Our paved campervan sites are suitable for up to a 6 berth motorhome and have easy access to both power and water.

Discovery Parks - Port Hedland - Powered Site

Powered Site

Sleeps 6 / From $49

Sleeps up to 6

Our paved sites are the perfect place to setup your van for a quick overnight stay or an extended visit. Easy access to both power and water.

Powered Site Camper Tent

Sleeps 6 / From $42

Sleeps up to 6

Powered site for a camper tent set up. 

Powered Site - Campervan

Sleeps 6 / From $42

Sleeps up to 6

Powered site for a campervan setup. 

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

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Easy Peasy Meals For Winter School Holidays

The mid-year school holidays are coming up and we have a few ideas about how to feed the tribe when you stay at the park. Whether you're at a site or cabin, we have created a menu...
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Port Hedland Specials

ULTIMATE DEAL

! $99 CABINS ¡

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Save $20 per night!

Early Bird Special!

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School Holiday Deal

Kids Stay FREE

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Winter Warmer | Site Special

Stay & Play Package

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Warlu Way | Site Special

Stay 3, Join FREE and Save 10%

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