Australian Family Travel

The Queensland Recreation Centres are here to provide you with weekends and holidays packed with adventure! Hidden away at locations on the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, both centres can provide you and your family with everything from easy weekend
Less than one hour's drive from Brisbane is Mount Tamborine, a lush, scenic getaway with dozens of outdoor adventure
The Gold Coast Hinterland provides perhaps the ultimate in hiking experiences close to Brisbane, with dozens of walking trails
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the Gold Coast has been a longstanding attraction for families, originally known for daily
Riddle: I am an odd number. Take away a letter and I become even. What number am !? If you want to know the answer, head to
The Gold Coast has some of the most kid-friendly beaches and outdoor playgrounds in the world, but when the sun is scorching hot,
Surfers Paradise is packed with exciting opportunities, making it an ideal family holiday destination. From entertainment venues
Discover the best playgrounds on the sunshine coast according to the locals. If you're heading up to the Sunshine Coast for a day
Australia’s Dinosaur Trail is a unique family road trip rich in hands on learning, adventure, imagination and tangible
For the closest whale watching experience to Brisbane, the Tangalooma Whale Watching Cruise is the ultimate. After just a short
Some of the best family holiday memories are created by the pool. There’s no fuss, no rush, parents can relax, and the kids
You can go inside Caloundra Lighthouse Take a step back in time and set foot inside a real lighthouse. Perched high on a ridge
Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip. That started from this tropic port, aboard this tiny
Living in the Sunshine State means that hitting the beach is a way of life for our Brisbane Kids and toddler beach time might
Aliens, dragons and the solar system are just a few of the exciting topics children and families can learn more about these
This destination article is sponsored by Visit Sunshine Coast The golden beaches and stunning coastal paths of Caloundra are the
This destination review is sponsored by Visit Sunshine Coast If you are looking for day trip ideas or a holiday to some of South
This destination article is sponsored by Visit Sunshine Coast The Sunshine Coast Hinterland is easily one of the most beautiful
There are so many awesome kids' events on in Brisbane these school holidays and the best news is that most of them are
If your kids love the ocean and sea animals then it is worth the drive to Mooloolaba to visit Sea Life Sunshine Coast. Full of
Magnetic Island was named by Captain Cook, whose compass played up when he sailed past in 1770. He surmised that the island was
When you’re talking about holidays in Queensland, it’s often Cairns, the Whitsundays and the Gold and Sunshine Coasts that
Walkabout Creek at Enoggera Reservoir has long been a beautiful place to visit with kids, for getting out into nature, going on
The North Gorge Walk on North Stradbroke Island is easily one of the most spectacular walks in the whole of Queensland. The
Noosa is a coastal paradise, just 160km north of Brisbane via the Bruce Highway and the Sunshine Motorway. Beautiful beaches,
Located in Moreton Bay, north of Brisbane, Bribie Island is the perfect destination for a family day trip. Where else can you
Oaks Oasis Resort on the beautiful Sunshine Coast is the ideal family holiday destination this winter, thanks to their newly
Fraser Island is the world's largest sand island and is listed as a World Heritage site.  It is ideal for a week-long getaway,
Camping at Charlie Moreland camping area This leafy camp ground, located in the Imbil State Forest, is approximately a two hour
“Mum, Dad, are we there yet?” If these are the words causing your ‘car anxiety’ every time you pack the kids into the
The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame is known as Australia’s premier outback heritage institution and is located in
There are so many things to do with kids in Bundaberg, from beautiful places, to fun activities. Only five hours' drive north
Take a drive to Coolum on the Sunshine Coast, and you can’t miss the imposing Mount Coolum, rising 208m from the grounds of the
The tranquil, azure waters of the Whitsundays are not just for the rich and famous and are filled with family-friendly
If you’re holidaying on the Sunshine Coast and looking for somewhere child friendly to eat, take a drive to the Buderim
In our quest to find all things awesome in and around Brisbane, Brisbane Kids recently headed to the Sunshine Coast to review
Oaks Oasis Resort is located in Caloundra, at the southern end of the Sunshine Coast. At just an hour’s drive north of
The gorgeous and relatively untouched landscape of Moreton Island provides a wonderful opportunity for Brisbane families to
Finding school holiday activities and things to do that don't cost a fortune is one of the least fun parts of the school holidays
Get unlimited entry to Australia Zoo with our amazing animals, ripper events and incredible wildlife shows for only $9 a month
Recently, Brisbane Kids was invited to spend a weekend at the Big 4 North Star Holiday Resort and Caravan Park. Our family of
Oaks Oasis has long been a favourite family-friendly resort on the Sunshine Coast, but its new and upcoming features, including a
Holidays with kids can require a lot of extra planning, ensuring you choose a child-friendly destination, with facilities to suit
A holiday at Tangalooma Island Resort can be as slow-paced or as fast-paced as your family desires. Whether you are looking for
With an abundance of native wildlife and stunning natural surroundings, Tangalooma Island Resort is perfectly suited as a base
There's nothing more refreshing in the summer than spending some time with your family out and about. Instead of sticking to
Finding unlimited membership to Gold Coast Village Theme Parks is a lot harder than one would imagine and often the offerings are
The stunning waters of Moreton Bay are perfect for water sports, with the abundant sea life around Tangalooma encouraging
The Desert Safari Tour at Tangalooma is a budget friendly must-do for all visitors. This 1 ½ hour tour takes you on a short trip
Of all the tropical island locations to pick from for a family vacation, Tangalooma probably isn’t one that immediately comes
Tangalooma, on the west coast of Moreton Island, is home to Tangalooma Island Resort—a family friendly holiday destination that
The third largest sand island in the world, Queensland’s Moreton Island is home to Tangalooma Island Resort. Located on the
Prospecting for gold and fossicking for gems (or anything your child thinks is treasure!) is a fun and educational outdoor
While “we’ll leave you at home next time” may be an idle threat, we all know it can be difficult holidaying with the kids
Brisbane Kids seem to grow up in the blink of an eye — one day you’re bringing your bundle of joy home from hospital and
If you want a change from beach camping, but still need plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained, Thunderbird Park on
Trends and pregnancy go together like Kim Kardashian and selfies. There seems to be a new one every minute. One of the biggest
Few simple pleasures equal sitting by a camp fire—basking in the warmth, toasting marshmallows and telling stories. There are
If you need a break from life in the burbs, but don’t have time for a ‘proper’ holiday, a night or two in Brisbane city
Caravan parks and camping grounds offer affordable, memorable and family friendly holiday locations, but if you’re looking for
Camping in Brunswick Heads Reflections Holiday park (formally known as Terrace Reserve Holiday Park) is located 1.5 hours south
Who knew you could watch the sun sparkle on the ocean, spot star fish along the sea shore, hand feed dolphins in the shallow
Let’s face it - there are very few days in Brisbane that require a woolly scarf or a thick jacket. But if you’re wanting an
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If you’re looking for a family friendly day trip or holiday location that’s not too far from Brisbane, you can’t go past
Camping in Broken Head Just seven kilometres south of the world famous seaside town of Byron Bay, you’ll find the sleepy and
Camping in Carnarvon Gorge 700km north-west from Brisbane is the perfectly picturesque national park of Carnarvon Gorge. We
Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park has to be one of our favourites. Location, Location, Location! This quiet, shady park is position
Camping on Moreton Island Located just a 75 minute barge ride from the Port of Brisbane, Moreton Island is an idyllic camping
Camping in Cooloola Double Island Point / Teewah Beach is just past Noosa, approximately two and a half hour drive from
Camping in Lennox Head Lake Ainsworth Holiday Park is located two hours’ drive south from the Brisbane CBD. Simply follow the
Camping on Lake Cootharaba It took us just over 2 ½ hours to drive from our home in Brisbane’s western suburbs to reach
The Peach Trees camping area will be closed from 28 January 2020 to allow salvage harvesting of plantation timber to continue. It
Camping in Pottsville We are a part of a group of eight to ten families who camp approximately every 8 weeks, visiting
Camping in Cania Gorge Cania Gorge is approximately 6 and a half hours drive north of Brisbane, inland from Bundaberg. There are
Camping in Agnes Water For the second year in a row, our family set off for what is becoming our annual pilgrimage to the Agnes
Camping in Cooloola Freshwater Camping Area has to be one of my favourite places in South East Queensland to visit. It is about
Maroochydore Palms has since been shut down and only the pool remains. There are no accomodation facilities. This was our second
Camping in Neurum Neurum Creek is a privately owned campsite just north of Woodford. It is very easy to find and only about one
Camping in Inskip We left home nice and early to head off for our Inskip Point camping trip. The drive took us just over three
Camping in Helensvale Only 35 minutes drive from Brisbane, Gold Coast Holiday Park is very easy to find. Our family had
This weekend’s adventure took us in search of the treasures hiding at NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Park. I had a call from
Camping at Mt Barney Mt Barney Lodge is only 90 minutes’ drive from Brisbane, near Rathdowney in the Scenic Rim. It is an
Camping in Tenterfield Something unique is now hard to find. But in Tenterfield Shire we truly do have something unique with
So you are all geared up and ready to have a day of fun with your family.  The theme parks are beckoning and seeing as though we
Camping in Hastings Point North Star Holiday Resort is rated a 5 star holiday park – and we would have to agree. We left home
Girraween National Park is approximately 260 km west of Brisbane. It is a lovely drive to get there (approximately 3 hours in
Camping in Kilcoy Just over an hour’s drive from Brisbane, between Kilcoy and Woodford, is this gem of a camp ground. The
Camping at the mouth of the Maroochy River Far enough away from the hustle of a major city but still close enough to every
North Stradbroke Island is a great place for families and kids.  There are so many pristine places to explore – beaches,
The best places to go camping with kids if you live in Brisbane You told us via our Facebook page in late 2013 where you thought
Living in Brisbane, we get the best of both worlds. We have all of the conveniences of living in a big city, but we are also
Sand Bucket List Seemingly, we lucky members of the Parent's Club need only blink our eyes and before we can say "sleep is for
Entertaining the kids needn't be an expensive exercise on the Sunshine Coast. These are a few of our top ideas on how to explore
The Gold Coast may have the lion’s share of big name theme parks in Queensland, however there are lots of awesome theme parks
The Brisbane Greeters Program is making it easier than ever to convince Brisbane Kids to switch off the telly, jump off the couch
Fun ways to stay cool in summer How to stay cool in summer is a constant battle especially when you don't have a big pool or
Finding a suitable place to take the family on holidays can be a mission in itself so we asked real Brisbane families where they
You told us via our facebook page where you thought the best places to go camping with kids are in and around Brisbane. As
Finding things to do on the school holidays in Brisbane is one of the first reasons why Brisbane Kids decided to put a calendar

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