You’ve barely left the city but it feels like another world when you arrive at Discovery Holiday Parks – Adelaide Beachfront, a historic seaside resort. Your family will be sampling local fish and chips, building sand castles, casting a line off the jetty or exploring the beautifully preserved seafront in no time.
Situated between bustling Port Adelaide and Semaphore, the area boasts a melting pot of cosmopolitan meets old-world, with maritime, railway and aviation museums, as well as contemporary cafes and funky boutiques. AAMI Stadium less than 10 minutes away.
The caravan park is a beautiful destination with direct waterfront access. If you’re looking for all the comforts of home, we have a range of self-contained three and four star cabins and villas (sleeping six), complete with reverse cycle air conditioning, colour TV and full kitchen amenities. Looking for a romantic getaway? Look no further with our three star spa cabins equipped with luxurious spa bath and separate queen bed accommodation. Powered and unpowered camp and caravan sites are also on offer.
Once you’re settled in, it’s time to explore the best of SA. Pay a visit to Giant Pandas at Adelaide Zoo, venture further afield for whale watching at Victor Harbor or head to the hills to historic Hahndorf. Whatever your day trip, Discovery Holiday Parks – Adelaide Beachfront is the perfect base to explore.
- Camp Kitchen
- Wireless Internet (charges apply) - Wireless internet is currently unavailable due to maintenance.
- Swimming Pool
- Kids Club (seasonal)
- Games Room (Arcade games)
- DVD Hitre
- Pedal Kart Hire
- Tandem Bike Hire
- Bouncing Pillow
Things to see and do
Discovery Holiday Parks - Adelaide Beachfront is located right next to Fort Glanville and the Fort Glanville Conservation Park (So close, in fact that we used to be called the Fort Glanville Caravan Park!) Fort Glanville is a key piece of South Australia's colonial heritage and protected the SA coastline from 1880 - 1903. Nowadays, On the third Sunday of each month between September and May The Fort is staffed by Association members who provide a unique living history through uniformed renactments of military activities, including cannon and carbine firing drills
South Australian Maritime Museum
The South Australian Maritime Museum is custodian to one of the oldest nautical collections in Australia. Climb aboard a full-scale copy of a sailing ketch, play the slot machines of Penny Arcade and climb the spiral stairs of the nearby lighthouse.
South Australian Aviation Museum
Learn about Australia’s aviation history and get up close and personal with a historic World War II ‘spitfire’ plane and other restored aircraft at the South Australian Aviation Museum.
National Rail Museum
“All aboard”! Visit the giant steam engines and ride a steam train at the National Railway Museum, Australia’s best railway museum.
Zoos South Australia
Adelaide Zoo in the heart of Adelaide is home to more than 1,800 animals, almost 300 species of exotic and native mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and Wang Wang and Funi, the only Giant Pandas in the Southern Hemisphere.
Monarto Zoo, just 60 kilometres east of Adelaide, is the largest open range zoo in Australia. Delight at the sight of animals including giraffes, rhinoceros, cheetahs, lions, African painted dogs and chimpanzees up close.
Take a 20 minute scenic drive through the hills from Adelaide’s CBD to Australia’s oldest surviving German settlement, Hahndorf. German bakeries, boutique cellar doors, trendy eateries and souvenir shops galore.
Barossa Valley wine region
Escape to the Barossa Valley and indulge in life’s great pleasures of food, wine and nature. A fabulous day trip - more than 80 cellar doors, 150 wineries and an abundance of delightful restaurants.
Sixty kilometres south of Adelaide is one of the sweetest beach settings in South Australia. Take the Clydesdale-drawn tram across the causeway to Granite Island, spot the Fairy Penguins and look out for Southern Right Whales in Encounter Bay.