The Best Places to Say G'day to in 2021

31 Aug 2021

Updated 31 August

2021 is all about exploring more of your own backyard. Here's good

As experts in regional Australia, we’re stoked to still be able to shareit with holidaymakers.

Here are our top picks for locals in the second half of 2021.

Places to rEDISCOVER

Remember the family holidays you went on when you were a kid?  Those exciting trips where you travelled overseas and felt like you were on the other side of the world, but you were still in Aus? We sure do and that’s why this year we’re keen to rediscover those destinations once again. 


Jump on a plane to Hobart as soon as you can.

As a grown-up you will appreciate the glorious food, modern art, abundance of history and unsurpassed nature so much more than you ever did as a kid! Explore Tassie’s capital city as you taste your way through the state’s best food and local drops or get back to nature and climb Mt Wellington to soak in the fresh air and take in the amazing views.

Nearest G'day Park:
Discovery Parks - Hobart


If you grew up in WA you know where to find the happiest creature on earth. 

Chances are you’ve taken a selfie with one when you visited the blue shores of Rottnest Island. Rotto is a car-free and carefree holiday destination that everyone must visit at least once. If you went there as a kid, this island has had a glow-up of late, with the amazing Discovery Rottnest Island now overlooking the pink-streaked sky of Pinky Beach. 

Nearest G'day Park:
Discovery - Rottnest Island

Hidden gems


The delightful township of Yamba is considered one of New South Wales’ best kept secrets.  

It has world-famous surf breaks, perfect beaches and a town with just the right amount of activity to create a great holiday vibe.  Enjoying mild Winters and long temperate Summers, Yamba really is the ideal place to visit all year round and Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort is the perfect place to base yourself. Set on lush, spacious grounds and offers 300m of direct river frontage, a diverse range of quality accommodation options and spectacular facilities to surprise and delight – including a swim-up bar! 

Nearest G'day Park: 
Blue Dolphin Holiday Resort


Famous for its beautiful autumn colours, the township of Bright is an amazing base for exploring some of Victoria’s most picturesque landscapes and activities.

These include the Mount Buffalo and Alpine National Parks, Mount Hotham ski resort, the cycling and hiking Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, and the Bright Museum, which documents its rail and gold rush history. A hotspot for outdoor activities, spend your days hiking, fishing, cycling, skiing or sampling the amazing gourmet food and local wine. A hotspot for adventure enthusiasts and daredevils, Bright also offers high adrenaline activities like hang gliding and paragliding.

Nearest G'day Parks:
Bright Caravan Park
Discovery Parks - Bright


Tasting your way around Australia is a delicious way to explore some of Australia’s best regions. These spots are some of our favourites to delight the senses. 


Deciding where to eat isn’t easy when you’re exploring the Fleurieu Peninsula.

Not because of lack of choice, quite the opposite, there’s too much to amazing food choose from! From local farmers markets to world-renowned restaurants serving farm-fresh local produce to fish and chips on the beach, this foodies delight has it all! The world-famous McLaren Vale wine region is the jewel in the Fleurieu's crown and a must visit when you’re in the region. 

Nearest G'day Parks:
Victor Harbor Caravan Park
McLaren Vale Lakeside Caravan Park 
Beachside Caravan Park
Discovery Parks - Goolwa


Margaret River is one of Australia’s most acclaimed wine regions with dozens of cellar doors to explore.

There’s also distilleries, breweries and cideries, as well as restaurants, cafés, pubs and bars. Look out for local food and produce, farm gates sellers and local markets.

Nearest G'day Parks:
Margaret River Tourist Park
Riverview Tourist Park
Gracetown Caravan Park

Roadtrip for good

So many communities had a rough start to 2020, so now that we can travel a little more why not help them get back on their feet? Grab your empty esky and help give back to these stunning nature based locations. 


Kangaroo Island lies off the mainland of SA, southwest of Adelaide.

Over a third of the island is protected nature reserves, home to native wildlife like sea lions, koalas, penguin colonies and a huge variety of birds. Western KI Caravan Park and Wildlife Reserve sits on the edge of the Wilderness Trail which covers 61kms of spectacular coastal trails, next door to the Flinders Chase National Park. The wilderness around the park is regenerating after the 2019-20 bushfires, creating its own fascinating study in nature’s wonder.

Nearest G'day Park:
Western KI Caravan Park


The Sapphire Coast is a jewel of the NSW far South Coast.

It sparkles with stunning beaches, spectacular wilderness, great fishing, exhilarating bushwalks, delicious oysters, charming towns, and one of Australia’s best whale watching destinations, Twofold Bay. Like much of NSW the area was hit hard by the 2019 – 2020 bushfires but now as the region recovers it is crying out for tourists to experience the wonders of the picturesque coast.

Nearest G'day Parks:
Secura Lifestyle Countryside Park
Sapphire Valley Caravan Park
Discovery Parks - Pambula Beach