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August 18, 2018

Top 10 National Trust properties in Australia

Take your family to explore Australia's history at any one of these fantastic National Trust properties. Some offer ghost tours, others an insight into war.
August 17, 2018

Freak the teens out at Old Melbourne Gaol

Scare the teens silly with these ghost tours through Old Melbourne Gaol. Some are so spooky you need ID to prove you are old enough.
August 16, 2018

Wheelchair accessible National Parks

Most Australians love embracing the outdoor lifestyle and it is wonderful to see that National Parks are finding ways to ensure no-one misses out on the fun.
August 15, 2018
Floriade

Pop culture to take over Floriade 2018

Floriade's stunning floral displays will come with a dash of pop culture this year and kids may even be able to play Where's Wally.
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 13, 2018
LEGO All-Stars Studio experience, where dads and their kids can direct their very own stop motion LEGO Star Wars film.

The ultimate Fathers’ Day experience

Need a great gift idea for Fathers Day this year? This one is FREE and the whole family can join in. If dad's a fan of Lego and Star Wars - he'll love it.
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 11, 2018

Australia’s top 5 National Parks for kids

Snorkel around volcanic rocks, swim in billabongs and gaze upwards at the Milky Way. These are the best National Parks for kids who love to explore.
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 8, 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 5, 2018
Treetops Central Coast.

Climb through the trees at Treetops Adventure Park

Get lost in the treetops, sail through the canopy and challenge your strength at Treetops Adventure Park on the Central Coast.
July 25, 2018
Waterslide and ferris wheel on Glenelg Beach

Top 5 Adelaide beaches for families

Make a splash at Adelaide's best family-friendly beaches. Fish of a jetty, snorkel along reef, ride a ferris wheel and enjoy the sand and sun.
July 21, 2018
Wide sandy beach of Manly, Sydney

Seas the day and enjoy Sydney’s best family beaches

Sydney's beaches are some of the most famous worldwide. Dip your toe in the water and take your family to the likes of Bondi, Manly and the Central Coast.
July 20, 2018

The best bike rides and walks in Darwin

Getting out and about in Darwin is a piece of cake with these bike riding and walking tracks. The perfect afternoon activity in the Top End capital.
July 18, 2018
family fun at steamboat 1

Six tips for snow holiday savings

Ski holidays can put a serious strain on the family budget. But you can save serious cash by following these easy pointers.
July 17, 2018
Calmsley City farm

Why we love Calmsley Hill farm

Calmsley Hill farm in Western Sydney is more than just a petting zoo. With tractor rides, animal feeding and whip cracking shows the kids may never leave.
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 11, 2018
Parliament House Canberra

What to do in Canberra with kids this winter

Heading to Canberra with kids? From the War Memorial to the Dinosaur museum, the Australian capital has loads of activities and events to keep the little ones entertained. 
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.