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Welcome to Travel with Boys, where we aim to give families with boys the confidence, inspiration and resources to get out there and discover there is more to life than their to-do list.
Travel with Boys is an online publisher and growing community of families with boys, looking to get more out of life. We’re here not only to share with you the best destinations, activities, and accommodation for your family, but very soon we’re going to unveil an exciting new project to make planning family travel so much easier. (Subscribe to our newsletter to be the first to hear about it)
Launched in 2016 in sunny Queensland, Travel with Boys is striving to become your go-to place for getting out there and exploring Australia and beyond with boys. We want to take the hard work out of organising family holidays and weekend adventures, so together, we can discover how great family life can be if we step outside our comfort zone.
A visit to Australia’s magnificent Great Barrier Reef is a bucket list experience for many families, however the reef’s remote location, cost to visit, and choice of activities can be daunting. Here we share our experience to help you make a visit to the Great Barrier Reef with your family a reality.read more
Fancy taking three boys under nine on a 3700 km road trip over two weeks? Our guest writer Trinh did just that on a Gold Coast to Port Douglas road trip and has shared with us exactly how they did it. Family road trip Gold Coast to Port Douglas I love...read more
We aim to get families out there exploring their town, so to help you do that better, we need to know about the school holiday activities in your town. Please take a couple of minutes to fill out the survey.read more
As a mother of boys, there are quite a few challenges I’ve been thrown that I never knew I’d have to deal with. Wee on the floor, constantly saying “keep your hands to yourself” (but “stop clutching your crotch”), never ending wrestling, and chafing at the beach. Well the first three I’m still working on, but the red raw chafing boy at the beach is finally all sorted.read more
Finding reasonably priced accommodation for your family in Port Douglas can be quite daunting. For a small beachside town, there are a lot of options, and many of those are highly priced. Take a look at what we found to be the best family accommodation in Port Douglas to suit most budgets.read more
Flights, accommodation, food and activities all add up when it comes to going on a family holiday. Port Douglas is a tropical paradise and a brilliant place for families to explore. What puts many off going is the cost, but it can be done on a tight budget. Here are our top tips on how to holiday at Port Douglas with kids on a budget.read more
Your choice of holiday accommodation can have a huge impact on whether your time away is a complete success or utter disaster. Lumpy beds, noisy neighbours and too many boys in a confined space is a mixture you don’t want to create.read more
Flying with kids fills most parents with dread. We know how hard it is to get them into the car some days to go to the grocery store, let alone across time zones with only one adult in what resembles a flying Matchbox car. Never fear, we have brought together the expertise of six frequent flyer mums to tell you their best tips to flying solo with kids.read more
How hard can it be? Standing on a board on top of the water with poise, balance and style, while being whisked towards the beach on a slow moving wave. The boys made it look so easy.read more
Beating boredom on your next road trip can be hard, but with these brilliant books, you’re sure to fill in some time.read more
Your Ultimate Free Family Camping Checklist – The holiday season is upon us and that means it’s time to go camping for many families. With so much to think about before you head off, having the ultimate family camping checklist is vital. We’ve put together a free downloadable list of everything you need to make your next camping trip a success.read more
What are the best family holiday destinations in Australia? Whether you’ve got toddlers or teens, we’ve found the best of the best, to keep everyone in the family happy.read more