Be out there in the Parkes region
There is plenty to see and do in the Parkes region this spring and summer season.
Be amazed by space + science at the CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope
Be welcomed in our townships with friendly country hospitality and affordable, memorable experiences
Be rested in quality accommodation and free camping in Goobang National Park spending quality time with family
Be inspired by history + culture at our many museums and monuments
Be central to 100 miles of experiences including the Peak Hill Gold Mine, Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Wellington Caves, Cowra Japanese Gardens and Canowindra’s Age of Fishes Museum.
Be sure to check out the latest special offers and packages to make the most of of your visit.
2018-19 Spring Specials - 14 September - 30 November 2018
Redeem your FREE Family Pass to the 3D Theatre in the Discovery Centre when you visit the CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope during the spring season.
The 3D animated films last for 30 minutes and feature a glimpse into the vast complexity of our Universe.
A Family Pass to the 3D Theatre is valued at $25.00
Extend your stay and save at Spicer Caravan Park and take the time explore the Parkes and Central region this spring season.
Stay for 7 nights in any site or cabin and only pay for 6 nights.
Spicer caravan park offers powered and unpowered sites with amenities along with a range of cabin style accommodation.
Purchase an entry to the King's Castle Elvis Exhibit and Parkes Motor Museum at the Henry Parkes Centre and receive 20% discount on purchases made in the Parkes Visitor Information Centre.
Stay with Kirsten Accomodation in Parkes and you will be gifted with a bottle of Twisted River's Gold Trophy winning Shiraz to entice you to 'be out there' and discover our region's award winning wines.
Offer valid for bookings made direct via our website or phone and quoting code work 'WINE'. Offer is valid until 30 November, subject to availability. Normal T&C's apply, no rain checks.
Call into the Parkes Visitor Information Centre when you visit Parkes and grab a free Parkes Colour Book and pencil pack in store. There are some iconic locations and characters to learn about and even better to visit, which will keep the kids entertained throughout your trip!
Bring a visiting friend or relative to visit the Henry Parkes museums and you, as their local host, get in for free.
All you need to do is show your proof of residency (licence, ID card) and sign up to the program at the Parkes Visitor Information Centre to receive your Loyalty Card.