Explore Australia with Kids – City Guides for Families
Australia is a huge country with an enormous amount 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 be adding a city guide every week, so keep an eye out so we can help you make holidays and weekend adventures with kids easy and fun.
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Best theme park for kids Gold Coast by age group With so much choice on the Gold Coast when it comes to entertaining the family, it can be hard to work out where to spend your days and your money. Our guide to the best theme park for kids Gold Coast brings...read more
Gold Coast Holiday with Kids - Family Guide With over 50 kilometres of pristine beaches, a heritage-listed hinterland and action-packed adventure for the little ones (and big ones!), Queensland’s Gold Coast seriously has it all. Throw in a chilled out...read more
Life doesn’t get much more spectacular than in North Queensland, the iconic destination where the reef meets the rainforest. Take a look at our family guide to help you put together your perfect North Queensland holiday itinerary.read more
Visit Brisbane with kids Look closely and you will find some spectacular things for families to do in the beautiful city of Brisbane, Australia. Explore the Brisbane River, play in the parks and forests, seek out the hidden treasures, while discovering the...read more
There are so many fun family attractions in Melbourne, it’s hard to know where to start. Whether you’re looking to meet the tigers at the zoo, test your goal kicking skills against AFL greats, milk a cow, or ride a bike along the Yarra River, we’ve uncovered all of the fun places to take kids in Melbourne.read more
From North America to Russia, Australia to Europe and the Middle East, we have tracked down the world’s top dinosaur attractions for kids, thanks to the people who know best what kids love, parents. Let your kids discover enormous T-Rex skeletons, dinosaur footprints hidden along the shoreline, life sized state of the art creations and fossil digging at its best.read more
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!read more
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
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
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.read more
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.read more
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 surfing look so easy but how did the whole family go in our Rainbow Beach surf lessons.read more
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.read more