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30 Family Travel Influencers to Follow on Instagram Right Now

There are billions of travel influencers on social media who help inspire, inform and uncover some of the coolest spots around the world. Some travel full time, others make the most of school holidays and there are a handful of families who have chosen to up sticks and live overseas. It takes massive prep, effort and good luck to have parents, kids, weather and timing all in sync to create the perfect influencer package. We’ve done some of the hard work for you by creating this selection of some of our favourites. But, of course, these are not in order of preference, the size of followers, the number of posts or how gorgeous they are in every shot or reel.

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These committed, fearless, funny and honest Insta pages range from our favourite comic Dad, The Bachelor’s Matty J to Julie Jones, who we credit for raising public awareness of accessible family travel, to expats, van lifers and Kombi enthusiasts. Follow them if you enjoy their posts, and tag #OAWK on Insta when you post on your own Insta. We would love to feature you on our account and online. Happy scrolling!

1. Travel Tales - @traveltalesblog

Meg Daisy Jasper and Matt on their journey
Meg, Daisy, Jasper and Matt on their journey

Megsy, Matt, Daisy and Jasper will try everything once – and they have amazing photos to prove it. Exploring in a 1973 VW Kombi and 2012 Land Rover Defender.

2. The Tradie and His Ladies - @thetradieandhisladies

Kids playing at Dbah Beach
Kids playing at Dbah Beach

A family of five travelling around Australia.

3. Mumpack Travel - @mumpacktravel

Evie Farrell and her daughter
Evie Farrell and her daughter

Hilarious solo mum Evie Farrell and her daughter Emmie’s adventures around the world are always entertaining.

4. Have Wheelchair Will Travel - @havewheelchairwilltravel

Braeden and Amelia having fun at the beach
Braeden and Amelia having fun at the beach

Julie Jones shares accessible travel tips and ideas with her son Braedan, who lives with cerebral palsy.

5. The Adventure Mamma - @theadventuremamma

Flip and the girls at Adronis Luxury Suites in Santorini 1
Flip and the girls at Adronis Luxury Suites in Santorini

From pushing a pram in the Alps to flying long-haul with her two gorgeous girls, travel writer Flip Byrnes is the definition of inspiration.

6. Bus N Dream - @Bus_n_Dream

Happy children standing in front of the Uluru Ayers Rock
Happy children standing in front of the Uluru - Ayers Rock

Family travelling Australia in a converted bus and homeschooling three children with a giant puppy in tow.

7. Kid World Citizen - @kidworldcitizen

Becky and five bilingual and multicultural kids at Varadero Beach Cuba
Becky and five bilingual and multicultural kids at Varadero Beach, Cuba

Becky is an ESL and Spanish teacher, with five bilingual and multicultural kids, who shares ideas to teach kids about world cultures and our planet through travel, food, music, celebrations and more.

8. 2 Tiny Travellers - @2tinytravellers

Happy little girls having fut at Tallebudgera Creek on the Gold Coast
Happy little girls having fut at Tallebudgera Creek on the Gold Coast

Two Aussie boys who have been travelling all over the world since they were babies, and their Mum Lisa.

9. The Blond Nomads - @theblondenomads

Ziggy eating a carrot
Ziggy eating a carrot

Rob, Tracy, Marli and Ziggy are living their best lives and inspiring others to do the same with adventure, travel and the great outdoors.

10. At Little at Large - @alittleatlarge

Happy Tiah jumping on the Gold Coast Queensland
Happy Tiah jumping on the Gold Coast Queensland

Narelle and her kids tripping around Australia in a troopy.

11. Macs Explore - @macsexplore

Christina Dyrholaey cliff with the black sandy beach Reynisfjara in the background 1
Christina Dyrhólaey cliff with the black sandy beach Reynisfjara in the background

Helping families with teenagers plan epic outdoor adventures.

12. Explore Shaw - @exploreshaw

Emma Thom and little Macey at Wathumba Creek
Emma, Thom and little Macey at Wathumba Creek

Emma and Thom Shaw and their daughter Macey chasing the sun around Australia in a vintage caravan.

13. 4 Boys and a Caravan - @4boysandacaravan

@4boysandacaravan on Great Keppel Island
@4boysandacaravan on Great Keppel Island

This full-time travel family of six has been travelling around Australia in ther caravan since January 2018.

14. Kids Go Places - @kidsgoplaces

Happy children at Palm Beach
Happy children at Palm Beach

An Aussie family doing a lap of Australia in an off-road caravan.

15. KB 4 Travel & Cruise - @kb4travel

Kylie Brady and her family at Uluru
Kylie Brady and her family at Uluru

Follow family travel and cruise specialist agent Kylie Brady on her personal adventures with her family.

16. Woolf Family Travel - @woolfpack_travels

Beautiful panoramic view of Dubrovnik Croatia
Beautiful panoramic view of Dubrovnik, Croatia

This adventurous, outdoor-loving family travels for six months of the year.

17. Wanderlust with my kids - @wanderlustwithmykids

@wanderlustwithmykids in Paris France
@wanderlustwithmykids in Paris, France

An Aussie family of four exploring the world.

18. Mums Gotta Travel - @mumsgottatravel

Jetstar cabin crew member Julia Swift with her kids in Tasmania
Jetstar cabin crew member Julia Swift with her kids in Tasmania

Jetstar cabin crew member Julia Swift and her children from Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula love to travel.

19. Holly Wainwright - @wainwrightholly

Holly Wainwright with her girlfriends
Holly Wainwright with her girlfriends

Mamamia’s head of content Holly Wainwright loves doing fun things with her kids.

20. McCracker of A Trip - @mccrackerofatrip

@mccrackerofatrip riding camels on Cable Beach Broome Western Australia
@mccrackerofatrip riding camels on Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia

Full-time travelling family the McFaddens travelling Australia, with a pun or two and some wise cracks along the way.

21. Mum on the Move - @hungrymaz

Marianne Rogerson and her family at Uluru
Marianne Rogerson and her family at Uluru

Fun family and luxury adventurous travel with Sydney-based Mum Marianne Rogerson and her family.

22. Family Holiday Destinations - @family_holiday_destinations

@family holiday destinations at Kings Canyon Rim Walk
@family_holiday_destinations at Kings Canyon Rim Walk

Shining a spotlight on the best family holiday destinations, activities and adventures in Australia and beyond.

23. Your Boys and Mine - @yourboysandmine

@yourboysandmine at Albany Western Australia
@yourboysandmine at Albany, Western Australia

A Mama of two boys living by the sea sharing daily ideas and insp for raising boys.

24. Mr Chocolates Travel - @mrchocolatestravel

Rebecca Mason and her family with Talking Mickey at Magic Kingdom Disneyworld in 2018 - shares her Disneyland's ultimate guide
Rebecca Mason and her family with Talking Mickey at Magic Kingdom Disneyworld in 2018

Specialist Disney travel agent Rebecca Mason’s family travel snaps.

25. The Nomadic Lifers - @thenomadiclifers

@thenomadiclifers jumping in the desert
@thenomadiclifers jumping in the desert

Off-the-beaten path, travel tips from a “local” perspective.

26. Thrifty Family Travels - @thriftyfamilytravels

Melissa and her daughter at Universal Studiosin in Los Angeles California
Melissa and her daughter at Universal Studiosin in Los Angeles, California

Melissa Kiely Delaware reveals how to make your travel money go further without compromising on experiences.

27. Practising Simplicity - @practisingsimplicity

Jodi Wilson's children at Uluru
Jodi Wilson's children at Uluru

Jodi Wilson offers small steps and brave choices for a life less distracted.

28. Allards Across Oz - @allards.across.oz

@allards.across.oz in Darwin Northern Territory
@allards.across.oz in Darwin, Northern Territory

Troy, Kerry, their three kids and a tinny have been on the road since 2019, brewing beer on tap as they go.

29. Matthew David Johnson - @matthewdavidjohnson

Matthew David Johnson family
Matthew David Johnson family

The Bachelor’s Matty J describes himself as a middle aged dad doing his best to be funny.

30. Megan Holbeck - @meganholbeck

Megan Holbeck and her children
Megan Holbeck and her children

Whether it’s a couple of hours at a local beach, a weekend hiking or weeks of road tripping, the former editor of outdoor magazines Wild and Rock now loves haring her adventures with her kids.

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