With thousands of beaches, snowy mountains, national parks, opera houses and theme parks, Australia is a family-friendly destination. When visiting the country, all that parents will need to do is to properly plan as there is so much to do that it can be overwhelming.
Whether you prefer beachcombing, sea kayaking, mountain biking or visiting museums, Tasmania has a lot to offer. What makes it perfect for a family holiday is the numerous activities that it has to offer. It is home to Mt. Wellington, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Freycinet National Park which is perfect for camping, Coles Bay and Ocean beach.
Brisbane turns out to have some of the best activities for families. South Bank Parklands will keep the little ones busy with the Wheel of Brisbane and the playgrounds while parents enjoy a barbecue and relax on the lawns. Kids will enjoy swimming at Streets Beach and riding a ferry around the city. For various activities, the family should visit the Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland Museum and Sciencetre and Gallery of Modern Art. New Farm Park and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary are worth a visit.
Every child gets excited by the mere mention that they are going to visit a theme park. Gold Coast is home to Sea World, Wet ‘n’ Wild, Dreamworld, WhiteWater World and Movie World theme parks. There are activities for adults too. Besides the theme parks, there are water activities such as jet-skiing, whale watching, surfing and sea-kayaking among many others.
This is the largest city in the country that is famous worldwide. With numerous activities that it has to offer, this is a perfect destination for a family holiday. Most activities revolve around water. Boarding a ferry will take you around Sydney from a different angle passing under the Sydney Harbor Bridge and past Sydney Opera House among other beautiful sights. The Sydney Sea Life Aquarium the Australian National Maritime Museum gives more insight into the marine life in the country.
Victoria’s High Country
This is an excellent place for an amazing family experience while in Australia. In winter, skiing is a popular activity here and the good thing is that there are runs for all. There are mountaintop lodges for your stay and you can hire skiing gear if you don’t have yours. If you are here in summer, bushwalking, camping, and biking are some activities that you should not miss out on.