Discovery Parks - Whyalla Foreshore
An easy 4 hour drive from Adelaide on the calm waters of the Spencer Gulf, the city of Whyalla is the third largest city in South Australia. Famous for the steel industry which has been in the city for over 100 years, as well as for the fantastic fishing and diving, not to mention the calm, safe waters for swimming and water sports, it is no wonder that Whyalla has always been a popular holiday destination.
When visiting Whyalla, Discovery Parks – Whyalla Foreshore is a great choice for accommodation, offering absolute water frontage, plenty of accommodation choices and a huge range of facilities onsite for all kinds of visitors and all sizes of family.
If you’re looking to stay in a cabin, you’ll be spoilt for choice at Discovery Parks – Whyalla Foreshore. No matter your budget, you’ll be well catered for. The Standard Cabins are ideal if you’re in the area for a fishing holiday or you’re keen to partake in all of the diving opportunities off the coast. The cabins are pristine and fuss-free, with well-appointed kitchenettes and private bathrooms. There are even accessible cabin options and pet-friendly cabins available on request.
For larger families or those visitors looking for a bit more luxury, the Superior Cabins are perfect. Available in 2-, 4-, 5- and 6-berth configurations, all of them include modern appliances, spacious living areas and a balcony to sit out on each evening to watch the sun go down. For the busy family looking for a home away from home, choose the Deluxe 2-bedroom cabin sleeping up to 6 people in comfort. You’ll have everything you need at your fingertips for a fabulous family holiday.
Caravans and tents are also very welcome, with grassy sites available, some even with unimpeded water frontage so you can step out of your caravan and wiggle your toes in the sand in just moments.
The kids will be spoilt for choice, with a bouncing pillow, playground and sports facilities, as well as a mini-golf course and even a seasonal Kids Club to keep their little hands and minds busy too. There are also pedal karts for hire as well as an activity room if they need a bit of time out of the sun.
Perfectly located with the foreshore right on your doorstep, you can cast out a line and try to catch a snapper which are abundant in the area. You can also hire a kayak or paddleboard from the park office and head out on to the calm waters of the Gulf.
Whyalla itself offers plenty to see and do. A visit to the famous Steelworks is a must where you will learn about the history of the industry and its role in the area. History lovers will also enjoy the Point Lowly Lighthouse and the Maritime Museum. If you prefer exploring nature, the Whyalla Conservation Park is filled with local flora and fauna and has plenty of walks.
No matter how you’ve filled your day, whether you’ve caught the evening meal or you’ve discovered the local history, whether you’re spent the day splashing around in the water or you’ve just spent it relaxing by your camp, you’ll be happy to spend the evening at Discovery Parks – Whyalla Foreshore. You can cook up your catch or prepare a meal in the camp kitchen or on one of the onsite BBQs, then while the kids get the last of their energy out on the playground, you can relax in comfort and listen to the gentle sound of lapping waves at the shore.