Holiday Ideas

Glass-bottom boat

Have you ever heard of a evening glass-bottom boat tour that lets you discover the magical world of the ocean at night? Well it’s as unique and exciting as it sounds and you can do it right on Brisbane’s doorstep at the... Read More


Free School Holiday Activities in Brisbane

There are so many awesome kids’ events on in Brisbane these school holidays and the best new is that most of the are FREE! We have gathered the most exciting school holiday events in Brisbane and put them in one list in order by the date the events are held and have listed the details …

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Bel Canto Music & Dance Day Camp — 12-16 Dec 2016

Bel Canto Music is Australia’s leading provider of music and dance holiday camps. The camps offer the perfectly balanced combination of music and dance practice, qualified instruction and FUN! With this summer’s Bel Canto Music & Dance Day Camp coming up from 12th to 16th December, and an EARLY BIRD SPECIAL available from now till …

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Magnetic Island Must-Do | Magnetic Island for Families

Magnetic Island was named by Captain Cook, whose compass played up when he sailed past in 1770. He surmised that the island was acting like a magnet on his compass, but no one since has been able to replicate the effect. For tourists, the island certainly feels as though it is exerting a magnetic influence …

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Top 10 Things To Do In Townsville | Townsville for Families

When you’re talking about holidays in Queensland, it’s often Cairns, the Whitsundays and the Gold and Sunshine Coasts that tend to get a lot of the attention. But Townsville, the capital of North Queensland, is a worthy destination in its own right. A tropical city of 180,000 people, and with great a relaxed atmosphere, there’s …

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North Gorge Walk | North Stradbroke Island

The North Gorge Walk on North Stradbroke Island is easily one of the most spectacular walks in the whole of Queensland. The scenery is stunning, the views are second to none, and the wildlife will blow your mind! You will come back to do this walk again and again, and every time you will have …

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Virtual Reality And Interactive Cinema In Redcliffe

There are a number of 3D and 4D cinemas in the Brisbane area, but now Redcliffe can boast about its newly opened 7D cinema – Redcliffe Dimensions! Local family, the Thompsons, have brought the 7D cinematic experience to the peninsula after discovering the concept in California when on a family holiday. What can I expect from …

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Visit Noosa National Park with Kids

Noosa is a coastal paradise, just 160km north of Brisbane via the Bruce Highway and the Sunshine Motorway. Beautiful beaches, gourmet ice-creameries and cafes spilling out onto the pavement make Noosa the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. And no visit to Noosa is complete without taking the time to explore …

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Fraser Island with Kids | Fraser Island Review

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, with plenty of attractions to keep the family busy.  Temperatures are enjoyable throughout the year with winter months between 14 and 25 degrees; summer between 23 and 30 degrees. Getting There After …

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Charlie Moreland Camping Area, Imbil State Forest Reviewed

Camping at Charlie Moreland camping area This leafy camp ground, located in the Imbil State Forest, is approximately a two hour drive from Brisbane. Set in a grassy, open forest, close to Little Yabba Creek and native pine plantations, it makes a picturesque spot to pitch a tent. The camp ground is made up of …

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Are we there yet? Avoid ‘car anxiety’ by holidaying closer to home

“Mum, Dad, are we there yet?” If these are the words causing your ‘car anxiety’ every time you pack the kids into the car, then simply avoid the question by making your next family vacation closer to home. Living in beautiful Brisbane blesses you with a one hour car trip, north or south, to some …

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Fort Lytton, A Brisbane Kids Review

You don’t need to travel to Europe to see a historic military fort – Brisbane has its very own coastal fortress, Fort Lytton, complete with a water-filled moat for you to visit. Situated on the Brisbane River, Fort Lytton is a fascinating landmark to explore with your Brisbane Kids. A visit to Fort Lytton can …

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Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame Longreach

The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame is known as Australia’s premier outback heritage institution and is located in Longreach, Queensland.  If you want an introduction to the history and life on properties in the outback, it is the perfect place to go. How do you get to the Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame Longreach Longreach is a small …

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Things To Do In Bundaberg With Kids

There are so many things to do with kids in Bundaberg, from beautiful places, to fun activities. Only five hours’ drive north from Brisbane, Bundaberg can be easily reached within a day. Along the way, there are many places you can stop for a break or even stay for a night or two. These are our …

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Hamilton Island With Kids

The tranquil, azure waters of the Whitsundays are not just for the rich and famous and are filled with family-friendly playgrounds like the activity packed Hamilton Island. Hamilton Island – The Facts Located off the central Queensland coast, Hamilton Island is found in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Filled with excellent restaurants, a …

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Climbing Mount Coolum With Kids

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 Mount Coolum National Park. There is an established track leading to the top, where climbers are rewarded with 360 degree views over the coast and the hinterland. Here’s everything you need to …

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Brisbane Coding Camp for Kids

Welcome to Code Camp. They are different to every other holiday camp your kids have been to. They teach kids to code. At Code Camp your child will learn how to code and build apps. Kids will build their own app For the Primary (Years 2 – 6) and High School (Years 7 – 9) students, they teach your children how …

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Land-based Tours for Families at Tangalooma Island Resort

The gorgeous and relatively untouched landscape of Moreton Island provides a wonderful opportunity for Brisbane families to explore and get back to nature. And, located only 75 minutes from Brisbane, Tangalooma Island Resort is a great base for weekend or extended stays while adventuring around the island. There are several activities, including many land-based tours …

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The Brisbane Kids Holiday Guide

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 for many Brisbane families. You told us that you were finding it hard to find all the information you needed in the one spot, a guide or magazine focused purely on …

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Monthly Membership at Australia Zoo

Get unlimited entry to Australia Zoo with our amazing animals, ripper events and incredible wildlife shows for only $9 a month for adults and $6 a month for children with a minimum 12 month contract term.* That’s only $1 a day for a family of 4! Australia Zoo is home to over 1,200 animals with …

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Child-Friendly Brisbane Cruise Ideas

Holidays with kids can require a lot of extra planning, ensuring you choose a child-friendly destination, with facilities to suit and of course, entertainment galore. Cruising can be the perfect option for a holiday that appeals to the whole family, catering to all ages with a range of activities and facilities right there on hand. …

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Water Sports for Families at Tangalooma Island Resort

A holiday at Tangalooma Island Resort can be as slow-paced or as fast-paced as your family desires. Whether you are looking for an action-packed adventure, or a relaxing holiday exploring the island’s natural beauty, Tangalooma has a full range of activities to suit every type of family. Boat Hire Catamarans and 4HP motor boats are …

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Water-based Tours for Families at Tangalooma Island Resort

With an abundance of native wildlife and stunning natural surroundings, Tangalooma Island Resort is perfectly suited as a base for a range of ocean tours and activities. The resort conducts a number of tours departing from the resort daily, including – Dolphins Behind the Scenes Experience a once-in-a-lifetime peek at the wild dolphins who frequent …

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5 weekend family getaways around Brisbane

There’s nothing more refreshing in the summer than spending some time with your family out and about. Instead of sticking to well-known spots, take a moment to plan your holiday and you’ll see that your kids will be delighted to discover new places and embark on exciting adventures. Here are 5 perfect family getaways close …

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Snorkel The Wrecks At Tangalooma Island Resort

The stunning waters of Moreton Bay are perfect for water sports, with the abundant sea life around Tangalooma encouraging visitors to get up close and explore. The Tangalooma Wrecks just north of Tangalooma Island Resort consist of 15 old ships that were purposely placed in the area in the 1960s to provide a natural harbour …

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Parent and Student Wilderness Adventure Camp during the School holidays

3 days of… Mountain Bike Riding Paddling Abseiling Camping and Hiking …in the Beautiful Glasshouse Mountains Adventure Wilderness Camp in the Glasshouse Mountains The Have Fun Tours Parent /Student Adventure Wilderness Camp is designed to push you a little out of your comfort zone. Roughing it for 3 days, you will traverse the beautiful Glasshouse …

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The Desert Safari Tour & Sand Tobogganing at Tangalooma Island Resort

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 through the bush to the 100 acre Tangalooma Desert, where you can climb one of the highest sand dunes and toboggan back down. Whether you are game enough to attempt …

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Dolphin Feeding at Tangalooma Island Resort | THE REVIEW

The sunset dolphin feeding at Tangalooma is an event simply not to be missed, with up to 10 wild Bottlenose Dolphins visiting the shores of the resort on any one evening. This unique activity offers the chance to get up close to a wild dolphin, to hand feed it some fish, and have your photo …

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A tropical family holiday at Tangalooma Island Resort

Of all the tropical island locations to pick from for a family vacation, Tangalooma probably isn’t one that immediately comes to mind. But reading about our recent Moreton Island adventure may change all that. Upon holidaying there as a family of four (Mum, Dad, Miss 9 and Miss 5 ½) we were so surprised that …

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Staying at Tangalooma Island Resort

Tangalooma, on the west coast of Moreton Island, is home to Tangalooma Island Resort—a family friendly holiday destination that focuses on nature, education and adventure pursuits for visitors. The resort caters to a variety of holiday-makers, with a selection of lodging options that range from budget friendly to luxurious, and catering to group sizes from …

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Where is Tangalooma Island Resort?

The third largest sand island in the world, Queensland’s Moreton Island is home to Tangalooma Island Resort. Located on the central western coast of the island, the resort is famous for the wild bottle-nose dolphins that visit and are hand-fed there daily. Tangalooma provides a tropical island getaway within short reach of Brisbane and is …

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Gold prospecting and gem stone fossicking near Brisbane

Prospecting for gold and fossicking for gems (or anything your child thinks is treasure!) is a fun and educational outdoor activity, which could well become a regular pursuit. We’ve gathered a list of places in South East Queensland where you can fossick for real, as well as places that are commercially set up so that …

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10 Insider Tips – Cruise Holidays with Kids

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 – their natural energy makes rest and relaxation a distant dream. If you think you’d go stir crazy on a cruise ship with the kids for a week or two, but …

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Must-do Brisbane activities while the kids are still young

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 before you know it you’re waving them off to school! To help you make the most of those precious early years, we’ve compiled a list of the best spots around …

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Thunderbird Park | Family Friendly Camping The Review

If you want a change from beach camping, but still need plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained, Thunderbird Park on Tamborine Mountain may be the camping destination you’ve been looking for. Camping at Thunderbird Park Set on a 112-hectare site, Thunderbird Park is located just over an hours drive from Brisbane. It offers …

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Babymoon Ideas

Trends and pregnancy go together like Kim Kardashian and selfies. There seems to be a new one every minute. One of the biggest trends to take off for expectant couples in recent times is the Babymoon. That one last holiday with just you and your partner before your lives change forever. There seems to be …

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Top 10 International Airport Tips When Travelling with Brisbane Kids

Travelling in and out of the Brisbane International Airport with kids: Tips to smooth the journey and save your sanity The thought of busy airports, long flights and transporting ‘all those essential items’ can be very overwhelming for families wanting to travel. The more you plan the more you may feel that all elements are …

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Campfires in Brisbane and Delicious Campfire Recipes

Few simple pleasures equal sitting by a camp fire—basking in the warmth, toasting marshmallows and telling stories. There are many parks and forests where you can camp and have campfires in Brisbane. There are also a number of “day use” areas near Brisbane that have wood-fired barbecues. Warm up this winter with your Brisbane kids …

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Holidays in Brisbane City

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 makes a perfect family weekend away. A sky scraper hotel, fluffy white towels, bubble baths and buffet breakfasts are fun for young and old. Outside the hotel there is plenty to …

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Your Favourite Camping Spots | Recommended Family Camp Locations

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 the best places to go camping with kids were in and not too far from Brisbane. As always, we ask that you check locations prior to leaving home- ie by booking …

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Terrace Reserve Holiday Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Brunswick Heads Terrace Reserve Holiday park is located 1.5 hours south of Brisbane City following the M1, and only a short drive from the highway into town. There are three camping grounds in Brunswick Heads, so be sure to know which one you are heading for! Our campsite was located at the western …

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Day trip to Moreton Island | Explore Brisbane

Who knew you could watch the sun sparkle on the ocean, spot star fish along the sea shore, hand feed dolphins in the shallow water and still be in the Brisbane City Council area? The sub-tropical paradise of Moreton Island, known as the jewel of Moreton Bay, is perhaps one of the most under-rated holiday …

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Explore Brisbane | Currimundi Lake And Surf Beach

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 Currimundi Lake and Surf Beach on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Just one hour north of Brisbane, located between Caloundra and Maroochydore, are the calm waters and golden sands of Currimundi Lake which connect …

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Broken Head Holiday Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Broken Head Just seven kilometres south of the world famous seaside town of Byron Bay, you’ll find the sleepy and beautiful beaches of Broken Head. It’s only a two hour drive from Brisbane, but you’ll feel like you’re a world away. Nestled amongst the Broken Head Nature Reserve and just metres away from …

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Takarakka Bush Resort | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Carnarvon Gorge 700km north-west from Brisbane is the perfectly picturesque national park of Carnarvon Gorge. We packed our four kids, aged 8, 6, 4 and 11 months, into the car at 6am one Saturday morning and arrived 11 hours later at our home away from home—Takarakka Bush Resort. We were welcomed upon check …

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Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping at Palm Beach Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park has to be one of our favourites. Location, Location, Location! This quiet, shady park is position right on Tallebudgera Creek. Step out the back of the park and you’re on the sandy creek edge. Follow the footpath around, and you hit the surf beach. What more could …

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Moreton Island North West Camping Zone

Camping on Moreton Island Located just a 75 minute barge ride from the Port of Brisbane, Moreton Island is an idyllic camping retreat for families. The North West Camping Zone is located on the north-west side of the island and is only a 10 minute drive along the beach from the barge drop off point …

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Teewah Beach Camping Area | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Cooloola Double Island Point / Teewah Beach is just past Noosa, approximately two and a half hour drive from Brisbane. Before you go, you need to book your campsite through http://www.derm.qld.gov.au/ . You can also purchase your 4WD vehicle permit at the same time, or there is a ranger’s office right before you …

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Lake Ainsworth Holiday Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Lennox Head Lake Ainsworth Holiday Park is located two hours’ drive south from the Brisbane CBD. Simply follow the M1 to the Ross Street exit and then follow the signs to the camping ground; there was no need for a map to successfully get to Lake Ainsworth. Our campsite was located on the …

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Mooloolaba Beach Holiday Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Mooloolaba Getting a spot in this caravan park was like scoring a little piece of heaven! From the north side of Brisbane, it took just under an hour to arrive at Mooloolaba Beach Holiday Park. Most other campers seemed to have been there a week or two, so there was no trouble getting …

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Boreen Point Campground | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping on Lake Cootharaba It took us just over 2 ½ hours to drive from our home in Brisbane’s western suburbs to reach Boreen Point Campground. There are really good roads to this destination and the signs were pretty easy to follow once we were off the highway. Our campsite was at the end of …

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Peach Trees Camping Area | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Jimna Jimna is north of Brisbane and is part of the Conondale National Park. This lovely area has become a popular place for our family to visit. Peach Trees Camp Site can be found on Peach Trees Road, which is a corrugated road, so 4WDs are advisable, but 2WD are possible. The area …

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Pottsville South Holiday Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Pottsville We are a part of a group of eight to ten families who camp approximately every 8 weeks, visiting Pottsville South Holiday Park twice a year. It is certainly one of our favourites. It takes us around 1 1/2 hours to drive from Brisbane to Pottsville South, travelling on the Pacific Motorway. …

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Big 4 Cania Gorge Caravan & Tourist Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Cania Gorge Cania Gorge is approximately 6 and a half hours drive north of Brisbane, inland from Bundaberg. There are lots of 4WD and bush walking tracks in and around the gorge and throughout the nearby Kroombit Tops National Park. Most of the off-roading we did was simply dirt track and we didn’t …

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Freshwater Camping Area | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Cooloola Freshwater Camping Area has to be one of my favourite places in South East Queensland to visit. It is about a two hour drive from our home near Boondall on the north side of Brisbane. There are a couple of ways you can get there—you can drive towards Rainbow Beach and take …

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Agnes Water Beach Holiday Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

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 Water Beach Holiday Park for a week’s holiday. We live near Bundaberg, so we are lucky that the trip only takes us an hour, but if you were travelling from …

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Black Rocks Campgrounds | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Bundjalung National Park The trip to Black Rocks Campgrounds was about 330km from our home in Brisbane. It was a great drive down, with many little stop-off opportunities in case the children or parents need to take a quick rest or use the bathroom. The Black Rocks campsite is in the Bundjalung National …

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Big 4 Maroochy Palms | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Maroochydore Palms has since been shut down and only the pool remains. There are no accomodation facilities. This was our second trip to Big 4 Maroochy Palms.  The trip from our home, on the far north-side of Brisbane, to Maroochydore is normally around an hour, but Christmas holidays and the Bruce Hwy don’t mix, so …

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Neurum Creek Bush Retreat | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Neurum Neurum Creek is a privately owned campsite just north of Woodford. It is very easy to find and only about one hour and 20 minutes’ drive from Brisbane. Travelling north on the Bruce Highway from Brisbane, take the Woodford/Kilcoy exit. On the outskirts of Woodford and just after the shops, you will …

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Inskip Point Recreation Area | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

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 hours from the north side of Brisbane, including a stop for breakfast at Gympie on the way. We followed the signs into Rainbow Beach and then turned up Clarkson Drive …

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Gap Creek Farmstay | Family Friendly Camping Review

Camping in Tregony It took us nearly two hours to get to Gap Creek Farmstay from our home in Thornlands in the Redlands area. The farm is very easy to find, with plenty of road signs warning you when the turn-off is. It’s located on a bend in the road. We stayed for three nights …

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Gold Coast Holiday Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Helensvale Only 35 minutes drive from Brisbane, Gold Coast Holiday Park is very easy to find. Our family had booked a powered ensuite site for three nights and we found that our site was a good size, but did not have much grass and a lot of gravel and concrete. The ensuite sites …

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Treasure Island Resort at the Gold Coast | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Biggera Waters This weekend’s adventure took us in search of the treasures hiding at Treasure Island Holiday Park. I had a call from the park a couple of days before our arrival, confirming we were still coming and checking what time we’d be checking in. Check in time is from 2pm. It took …

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Mt Barney Lodge Country Retreat | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping at Mt Barney Mt Barney Lodge is only 90 minutes’ drive from Brisbane, near Rathdowney in the Scenic Rim. It is an award-winning Queensland ecotourism destination. We have been camping there for 13 years and love the location. Innes and Tracey Larkin are wonderful hosts who run an outdoor program for those wanting some …

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Bald Rock National Park & Boonoo Boonoo National Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Tenterfield Something unique is now hard to find. But in Tenterfield Shire we truly do have something unique with Bald Rock. Measuring about 750 metres long and 500 metres wide, Bald Rock is the largest granite monolith in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere. It is one of our area’s greatest, most beautiful natural …

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How to choose which Gold Coast theme park is right for you and your family

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 live in the Theme Park Capital of Australia it seems you are spoilt for choice as to all the wonderful places you could go.  Almost too spoilt in …

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Big 4 North Star | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Hastings Point Big 4 North Star is rated a 5 star holiday park – and we would have to agree. We left home on Friday morning, caravan packed, toddlers loaded in, all set for our long weekend in Hastings Point. We’d been trying to get to this caravan park for a while, so …

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Girraween National Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Girraween Girraween is approximately 260 km from Brisbane. It is a lovely drive through Cunningham’s Gap, with the view of Main Range National Park being very scenic and beautiful, so plan a stop along the way to take it all in with bush walks and breathtaking views. As we were travelling with young …

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Tommerups Dairy Farm | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

A Farm Stay in Kerry Having discovered that my family does not like beach holidays, on our recent holiday we went for just the opposite—a farm stay. It was important that the accommodation was not too far from Brisbane city, that it be suitable for a one year old and four year old, it could …

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Sandy Creek Campin’ | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in Kilcoy Just over an hour’s drive from Brisbane, between Kilcoy and Woodford, is this gem of a camp ground. The second week of the September school holidays saw us taking our annual family camping holiday in this beautiful spot. We arrived on a Wednesday, so had our pick of the camp sites, and …

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Bestbrook Mountain Resort & Farm Stay | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping in the Southern Downs More than just a campground, Bestbrook Mountain Resort & Farm Stay has multiple accommodation options; including dorms, cabins, powered and unpowered camp sites. Your family pooch can even join you. There are no designated camp sites and plenty of space, so you don’t even notice your neighbours. A big draw …

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Cotton Tree Holiday Park | Family Friendly Camping THE REVIEW

Camping at the mouth of the Maroochy River Far enough away from the hustle of a major city but still close enough to every facility you could possibly need, Cotton Tree Holiday Park is a destination that caters for everyone from families and couples to grey nomads, campers to caravaners. Just over an hour’s drive …

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Brisbanes Best Boat Hire Service for Families

Brisbanes Best Boat Hire service with all the very latest equipment and safety systems and no hidden costs. Their Hire Boats come with fully inclusive service where they do it all for you. You Just “Walk On and Walk Off”.  Fishfinders, Bimini, Free Fuel, Esky and Ice is all supplied as standard! Hiring a boat …

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Explore Brisbane & Beyond | North Stradbroke Island for Kids

North Stradbroke Island is a great place for families and kids.  There are so many pristine places to explore – beaches, lakes, forest – a holiday here would never be boring. Here we explore some of the main places to go and things to see. Why not put North Stradbroke Island on your list of …

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10 fabulous holiday experiences with Australian kids

Traveling with kids is a rare art, it’s that balance of trying to keep them entertained, fed and happy, whilst still trying to see the sights and create a few photo memories along the way. With 2 kids under 5, looking for simple but memorable experiences is key. Here are some of my favourite travel …

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Day Trip Destinations on the Sunshine Coast

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 extremely fortunate to live within two hours’ drive of some amazing beaches, national parks, mountains and theme parks. Heading north from Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast presents each of …

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50 things to do with kids.. while kids are kids

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 the weak” our precious newborn babies have grown into mud covered mess makers, who suddenly want to dress themselves without our input. Blink again and they’re hitching a ride on the …

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Ways to see the Sunshine Coast with kids on a budget

Entertaining the kids needn’t be an expensive exercise on the Sunshine Coast. There are many places to go to take advantage of low or no cost activities that will ensure a day full of entertainment and minimal stress for mums and dads. These are a few of our top ideas. Strawberry picking on the Sunshine …

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Top 10 Theme Parks on the Sunshine Coast

The Gold Coast may have the lion’s share of big name theme parks in Queensland, however there are lots of awesome theme parks on the Sunshine Coast that also beg to be explored with your Brisbane Kids. Whilst theme parks are a lot of fun in the summertime, several of these destinations are perfect for …

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Where to find Hot Air Balloons in Brisbane – the ultimate Brisbane Adventure for Kids!

Where to find Hot Air Balloons in Brisbane – the ultimate Brisbane Adventure for Kids! It doesn’t matter whether you’re visiting Brisbane for a day, or you’ve lived here your whole life, the view will be different from a thousand feet in the air! A hot air balloon ride could be the ultimate activity to …

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Family Fun with Brisbane Greeters

The Brisbane Greeters Program is making it easier than ever to convince Brisbane Kids to switch off the telly, jump off the couch and spend some time in the city’s great outdoors. A great community service, the program is staffed by passionate volunteers and welcomes visitors and locals into the heart of Brisbane to guide …

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Farm Stays near Brisbane | Recommended

Farm Stays near Brisbane Farm stays are becoming exceedingly popular as an ideal getaway for Brisbane Families who want to get out of the city and show their Brisbane Kids what rural life is all about. We wanted to make sure we got a good range of places, with some real reviews so we asked …

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Plaster Fun House Brisbane

Plaster Fun House is a creative place to head with your creative Brisbane Kids to paint pre-prepared plaster creations. Located at Carina on Brisbane’s Southside, Plaster Fun House is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon and come away with the proof to show for it. With hundreds of plaster pieces to choose …

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22 Fun ways to stay cool this Summer

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 airconditioning. So we asked Brisbane parents what they do to keep their Brisbane Kids cool in summer. Wash the car in the shade- get wet and do something constructive …

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Skateaway Albany Creek

Skateaway Albany Creek Skating for Kids in North Brisbane Whether you’re seven or seventy, you’ll find that in no time you’ll be skating around the rink at Skateaway! You’ll enjoy the benefits of the air conditioned comfort, social atmosphere, great music, friends, fun and not to forget the low-impact exercise that roller and inline skating …

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30 QLD Family Friendly Holiday Destinations

QLD Family Friendly Holiday Destinations Finding a suitable place to take the family on holidays can be a mission in itself so we asked real Brisbane families where they go and this is what they came up with. If you prefer to go camping then check out our other list. QLD Family Friendly Holiday Destinations …

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Best places to go camping with Kids

You told us via our facebook page where you thought the best places to go camping with kids are in and around Brisbane. As always we ask you to check locations prior to leaving home- ie booking or investigating the vacancy likelihood to avoid disappointment Bestbrooke, near cunninghams back. Gordon country Glenrock Big 4 billabong …

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Bird Watching in Brisbane with Kids

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Brisbane Kids Guide to Holidays- Out and About

Brisbane Kids Guide to Holidays- Out and About For more ideas head to these main pages Holiday Ideas Whats on Calendar Its Easter Time!!! head to your local leisure centre or water park pool for fun, sunshine and exercise and a moderate cost Head to South Bank Lagoon FREE or Redcliffe Lagoon Dinosaur and bug …

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The Best Beaches in Brisbane

Heading to the beach is one of the best activities to do for a family outing. It’s great fun, easy to arrange, really entertaining for the kids, outdoors, and best of all, free! So why don’t we do it more often? Well, mainly because we tend to think we have to drive all the way …

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At home with Brisbane Kids on Holidays

At Home with Brisbane Kids on Holidays Brisbane Kids on holidays can be a tough time for families on a budget or weary parents who are taking holidays from work and would prefer to simply ponder around the home. We understand and so have created this list with ideas for you on ways to amuse …

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Holiday Ideas for out and about in Brisbane with Kids

Holiday Ideas for Brisbane Kids Brisbane Kids look forward to holidays but sometimes as parents we run out of ideas to keep them happy and out of trouble. This page is all about helping you with ideas to make the most of Brisbane with your Brisbane Kid. The top 25 holiday ideas out and about …

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The Top 10 Dessert Places in Brisbane

We asked you for your thoughts on the best places in Brisbane for you to get icecream and desserts for you and your Brisbane Kids and this is what you told us (in no particular order)- if you know of one that isn’t on this list or anything that has changed then please let us …

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