The Best Family-Friendly Destinations of Australia

The Best Family-Friendly Destinations of Australia

Australia has some of the best family-friendly travelling destinations in the world. It is astoundingly diverse with its surf beaches, tropical reefs and snowy heights.

Planning a family trip to this country is really easy as you can get great deals on cheap flights to Australia and there's so many destinations that you could visit.

Family-Friendly Destinations in Australia

Exploring Tasmania

Welcome to the home of the famous cartoon character – Tasmanian Devil! The place is brilliant for a family roadtrip holiday with its engaging history, extreme wilderness, unique wildlife and compact size.

The best things you can do along with your family include sea-kayaking at Coles Bay, beachcombing on the Ocean Beach, camping at Freycinet National Park, careening on a mountain bike around Mt Wellington and scaling the treetops of Tahune Forest AirWalk. Join the spooky tours of Launceston, Port Arthur and Hobart to meet the Tasmanian ghosts.

And if it's raining? No problem. Take your kids to amazing museums of Hobart.


The Great Barrier Reef and North Queensland

You can start your Great Barrier Reef adventure from Port Douglas or Cairns. You can either choose to have a detailed day trip into the primitive outer reef or a fast catamaran trip of the inner reef atoll. But regardless of your choice, your kids will surely enjoy snorkeling in this colorful marine world. Teens can go for scuba diving and young ones can enjoy the sea through the glass bottom boat. For dry land activities, you can visit north Queensland. Here, you can find many resorts perfect for family functions.


Theme Parks of Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is such a beautiful part of Australia. Even your kids are going to love this place. The area has five colossal theme parks which include Sea World, Wet'n'Wild, Dreamworld, Movie World and WhiteWater World. Activities on the Gold Coast are endless. You can get wet, ride a rollercoaster or meet nautical beasts. You can also save a few dollars by purchasing a VIP Pass.

You can also take your kids to its beach suburbs for sea-kayaking, surf lessons, whale watching and jet-skiing.


Kangaroo Island

Your kids will definitely be attracted to this place as there are so many activities on this island. They can do sand boarding, pelican-feeding sessions, surf beaches, fishing jetties, honey farms, caves exploring and wildlife parks. They can make new friends - kangaroos and koala.



Canberra offers more than being the capital of Australia. The city is really cool in terms of kids' adventures. You can go for a picnic and there are also plenty of places where your kids can play. Visit Australian War Memorial for history, National Arboretum Playground for going silly, and Questacon and Parliament house for doing summersaults.