Nestled on the edge of the hinterland at the gateway to the world-famous Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef, Discovery Parks – Airlie Beach, a jewel in the crown of Australia’s largest network of holiday parks and is part of the G’DAY Rewards network. With lush palms, lagoon pools, waterslides and well-appointed cabins, the park is a holiday haven, combining affordable luxury with the hospitality Discovery Parks are famous for.
Who are the people behind Discovery Parks Airlie Beach?
Discovery Parks – Airlie Beach Park Manager Michael Quigley, Discovery Parks Regional Operating Manager Daniel Thompson
Tell us something quirky or memorable about you, your team, your customer or your business
The park is a world within the Airlie Beach world, providing free entertainment for kids during school holidays and family fun days with staff who pride themselves on going the extra mile to delight guests – earning the park a nomination for excellence at this year’s Qld Tourism Awards, to be judged on 16 November. Manager Michael Quigley brings experience and enthusiasm to develop experiences that create truly lasting memories that simply can’t be replicated elsewhere. The aim is to make guests feel connected to a community in a way many people do not have time for in every-day life.
What’s the favourite thing you love about your business?
Our passion is for helping people to Discovery What Matters – helping them to create wonderful holiday memories, experiencing the best that the Whitsundays and our wonderful park has to offer. We want to ensure that our guests experience the authentic Aussie holiday, being able to relax and unwind, have fun and connect with other people – in one of Australia’s most spectacular tropical settings.
What’s the company background?
CEO and Founder Grant Wilckens established Discovery Parks 15 years ago, investing in some of Australia’s most desirable holiday locations. Guided by Discovery Parks’ brand promise of ‘happy people’, we pride ourselves on delivering a quality service experience for our all our visitors. Our parks are comfortable, memorable and safe places for people of all ages to enjoy. From a family holiday to a short getaway, we promise to make every trip away from home a relaxing and rewarding one. Discovery Parks has Australia’s largest network of parks with Top Parks and employs more than 1200 people.
What’s your ultimate vision for Discovery Parks Airlie Beach?
Our vision is to be Australia’s best regional accommodation network, providing an exceptional and personalised customer experience for our guests, with affordable luxury and country hospitality.
A testimonial about Discovery Parks Airlie Beach?
Loads of activities for families and children. A great water park, swimming pool and daily bird feeding of the lorikeets is a must see. If you’re looking for great value for money, this place is ideal.
More information about Discovery Parks Airlie Beach
Tourism Region: QLD-Whitsundays region
Industry sector: Accommodation