Explore Australia with Kids – City Guides for Families
Australia is a huge country with so much to offer families, so we are breaking it up into chunks so you can easily find the information you need to start exploring somewhere new. We will add more city guides every week, so please stick with us so we can make sure you have the best information at your fingertips.
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Your guide to finding the best family accommodation at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, including tips, a full list of sports, their venues and what are the best locations to stay in, for each.
If you’re tired of the usual weekend activities, mix it up and get out of town for the day. There are tonnes of brilliant outdoor adventures within a couple of hours of Brisbane. Here’s our pick of the best family day trips from Brisbane!
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.
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...
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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.
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.
Seeing the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, exploring the Daintree Rainforest – the world’s oldest rainforest, and playing along stunning beaches with your family, is the stuff dreams are made out of.
Looking to escape the city for a weekend? Visiting the Blue Mountains might be exactly what you need to wind down, whilst also keeping the kids entertained. Grab a bite to eat in Katoomba, explore Blackheath or even get off the beaten track. There is something for everyone in the mountains, and with its close proximity to Sydney, you won’t spend your weekend in traffic.
Dreamworld on the Gold Coast, Australia is a place of contrasts. There are adrenaline-fuelled rides perfect for most teenage boys, and at the other end of the scale are toddler-taming activities thanks to Captain Feathersword and friends. There are agile tigers to watch, koalas to cuddle, crocodiles and kangaroos to feed.
We set out to discover what Dreamworld has to offer families of boys and how you can make the most of your day. We found the best activities for each age group, what the whole family will love, and our top five tips to ensure a great day.
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.
Trying to work out the best family accommodation in the Southern Queensland city of Toowoomba, can be difficult. With so many places to choose from, we thought we would make it easier for you by revealing where we think the best family accommodation in Toowoomba is.
See My City – Top 10 best things to do with kids in Toowoomba
If you are looking for some fresh mountain air, spectacular parks, vibrant street art, emerging foodie culture and events, then Toowoomba is well worth exploring.
The sign of a brilliant holiday is that you never want to leave. While we all have to go home to reality at some time, one place our family keep coming back to each year is the small beachside town of Rainbow Beach in Queensland, Australia.
Visit Sydney with boys: Sydney is bursting with iconic attractions and hidden delights that the locals like to keep quiet. Here we reveal the top 5.
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.