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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Discover the Great Barrier Reef with kids from Port Douglas

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.

Are we there yet? Road tripping to Port Douglas

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...

How can school holiday activities be improved?

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.

Best Family Accommodation Port Douglas

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.

How to save money on your Port Douglas family holiday

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.

Weekend Getaway in the Blue Mountains with Boys

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.

Ultimate Family Guide to Dreamworld with Boys

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.

Revealing the best family accommodation in Toowoomba

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.

Boy approved top 10 things to do in Toowoomba

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.

Why you’ll never want to leave Rainbow Beach

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.

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