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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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Camp Kitchen
Laundry
WiFi
Playground
Games Room
Pool
TV Room
*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. 

Park Activities

Easter Weekend 2017

Hop into Port Augusta over Easter! 

Easter Craft 
Kids can try their hand at making Easter Bonnetts, Easter Baskets and a range of other egg-cellent crafts.11.00AM -1PM each day. 

Easter BBQ
On the Friday, eat up at our BBQ! We'll be cooking up some chicken and fish for our guests to enjoy.

Easter Sunday 
Pancake breakfast in the morning - warm and fluffy, a timeless classic. We'll be holding an Easter Egg Hunt for the little ones to hop around! AND we will be having a colouring-in display at Reception.

*Please contact reception to show your interest.*

School Holiday Activities 2017

Fun will be on everyday during your stay when you swing by our park during the April School Holidays! There will be:

  • Craft mornings 11AM-1PM each day.
  • Pedal carts to wear the kids out, while mum and dad can sit back by the pool and relax.
  • An Easter BBQ on Friday night, and pancake breakfast the Easter Sunday Morning. All donations to these delicious events will go to the Variety Childrens Charity.

*Please contact Reception to show your interest.*

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. 

Deals & Packages

  • Early Bird Offer

    25% OFF

    Get in early and secure your stay at our park. When you book 28 days or more before you check in, get 25% off your stay. Valid for stays of minimum 3 nights.

    Use the promo code 28DAY

  • 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 $149

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 $149

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 $149

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 5 Berth

Sleeps 5 / From $109

Sleeps up to 5

The Superior Cabin 5 Berth 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...

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 Pet Friendly

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 $32

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 Ensuite Powered Site Campervan

Ensuite Powered Site - Campervan

Sleeps 6 / From $45

Sleeps up to 6

Powered site for a campervan with your own bathroom facilities. 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 - (Access) 5 Berth

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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