Animal encounters

November 1, 2018

Exploring Dubbo and the Western Plains

Most people visit Dubbo for the zoo. But this Western Plains town has plenty more to offer adventurous families. Try kayaking, ghost tours and more.
October 17, 2018
Junior Rangers

Become a ranger for the day with Parks Victoria

At Parks Victoria Junior Rangers kids can hunt for frogs, find sources of food and discover how possums sleep.
October 9, 2018
Sydney Zoo competition

Sydney Zoo offers dream prize for kids

Win an all-expenses-paid trip to deliver an animal to Sydney Zoo in this incredible competition for animal-loving kids. The zoo has five trips on offer.
October 8, 2018
Sydney to Dubbo

The best family road trip routes to Dubbo

You're going for the Taronga Western Plains Zoo, but with these road trip routes, you can have a whole lot of fun on the way to Dubbo.
October 4, 2018
Tasmania animals

Wildlife adventures for families in Tassie

Find out where to see Tasmanian Devils, seals, glow worms and quolls on your family Tassie holiday.
September 26, 2018
The Australian Museum Sydney

What’s on at the Australian museum these holidays?

The Australian Museum in Sydney will host photography workshops, dinosaur talks and geology workshops in the NSW school holidays.
September 20, 2018
Lady Musgrave Island

Kids View: A trip to Lady Musgrave island

Lady Musgrave Island on the Great Barrier Reef is an eco-paradise. But what do kids really think about a trip there? We found out.
September 19, 2018
Beach jump waves

How to staycation these school holidays

A successful staycation starts by looking at your city from a different perspective. Rock climbing, bike rides and delicious desserts should all be included.
September 18, 2018

Get hooked on fishing this holidays

Fishing teaches kids patience. They learn about local eco-systems and it is a whole lot of fun. Here's how to get started.
September 16, 2018
sheep farm

Ewe need to see these Aussie farm stays

Want a weekend away? One where you can get back to nature. Check out these great farm stays.
September 13, 2018
Dog date night Moonee

Your dog needs this date night

Take the dog and the kids to Coffs Harbour this weekend for a super fun dog date night to raise money for the RSPCA.
September 6, 2018
Flemington

Learn to ride at Flemington Racecourse

Primary school kids can learn to ride a horse at Australia's most famous racetrack and discover how to care for thoroughbreds with a racing vet.
August 23, 2018
Perth

6 great weekends and days out in Perth

Swim with dolphins, explore science and technology or delve into history. These are the six best Perth family activities you need to try.
August 21, 2018
National Geographic 50 best wildlife photographs exhibit

Melbourne Zoo’s awe-inspiring new exhibit

Melbourne Zoo will be the first place in the world you can see National Geographic's 50 best wildlife photos. Entry is free with zoo admission.
August 20, 2018

Top spots to view crocs in the wild in Qld

Got a child who loves crocodiles? These are the best (and safest) spots to view crocodiles in the wild in Queensland. Plus the rules you must follow.
August 12, 2018

How do to Sydney in 48 hours with kids

What would you do if you only had two days in Sydney? This itinerary will help you explore the city on a brief family visit.
August 10, 2018

Go crazy at Cradle Mountain Tasmania

Cradle Mountain is a must-see in Tasmania. If you're planning on going - check out these tips from a local who has done it all before.
August 9, 2018

How to do Melbourne in 48 hours with kids

What would you do if you only had two days in Melbourne? This itinerary will help you explore the city on a brief family visit.
August 6, 2018

How to do Darwin in 48 Hours with kids

What would you do if you only had a weekend in Darwin? This itinerary is packed with great food, cooling swims and crocodiles - if you dare.