Tips and guides

October 29, 2018
Darwin with kids

What to do with the kids in Darwin

Crocodiles, wave pools, sunshine and flying doctors. Darwin with kids is incredibly good fun. Find out what you should do this weekend.
October 25, 2018
School preparation

How to prepare the kids for school

School preparation tips: Kat Wieczorek-Ghisso tells OAWK how you can use your daily excursions to prepare preschoolsers for "Big School".
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 12, 2018
MCG facts Melbourne

MCG facts you need to know before you go

Heading to Melbourne? Make sure you read these MCG facts. Then you will be able to answer just about every question the kids have.
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 5, 2018
Floriade Canberra

What’s on at Floriade Canberra

Are you planning a trip to Floriade Canberra with the kids these school holidays? Here's everything you need to know before you go. 
September 29, 2018
Perth

The best free (or really cheap) activities in Perth

A delightful day out in Perth doesn’t have to be a strain on the purse strings. These are the best free (or really cheap) things to do in Perth.
September 24, 2018

Top things to do with teens in the Gong

Great beaches, treetops adventures and awesome burgers. What's not to love about Wollongong? These are the best things to do with teens.
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 2, 2018
Camping

Camping for the clueless

For experienced campers, preparing for a family camping holiday is a breeze. Then there are the rest of us.
August 30, 2018
Darwin

Dive into Darwin – the top end is tops for kids

Jumping crocodiles, great fishing and warm winter days. There's a lot to love about a holiday with the kids in Darwin.
August 24, 2018
Sydney with kids

Sydney beaches, parks and playground guide

Locals recommend their favourite Sydney beaches, parks and playgrounds. How many have you been to with your kids?
August 15, 2018
Port Macquarie

Things to do with kids in Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie has rainforest, horseriding, mountain bike trails and so much to do with kids. We've even got the scoop on the local secret spot.
August 14, 2018
Kids DIY Pirate costume

8 totally awesome Book Week costumes

Want to win at Book Week? Want to do it with as little effort as possible? These are the book week costume ideas for you.
August 7, 2018

Sydney’s secret floating forest

Want a great walk to do with your kids? Sydney's secret floating forest is a brilliant place to explore and learn about our nation's history.
August 4, 2018

Australia’s best secret beaches and bays

We all know Bondi, Byron and Bells. But these secret family beaches are better than all of those. Do you know them?
July 24, 2018

Top weekend getaways from Melbourne

Everyone loves a good road tip. These easy weekend trips from Melbourne have something for every member of your family.
July 12, 2018
6 Lonely planet phrase books

Learn 100 new words with Lonely Planet these holidays

Need a way to keep the kids entertained these holidays? You could start learning a language with these easy guides, get creative with chalk, or delve into our Families of Australia series.
July 8, 2018
Girl sits down at desk beside wax figure of Barack Obama at Madame Tussauds

Best 9 things to do with kids in NSW this winter

Overcome the winter chill by packing your July school holidays with plenty of family-friendly fun in the caves, ski slopes or museums of New South Wales.