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Why is Australia a great place for a family vacation?

As a large country with many different environments and cities to explore, Australia is perfect for a family vacation. In the cities, families can visit exciting museums, spot animals at the zoo or aquarium, or enjoy a day at the beach. Outside of the cities along the coastline or in the Outback, families can go looking for animals, explore the rainforest, or enjoy a snorkel adventure together. It’s also easy to find comfortable places to stay in Australia, with a variety of accommodation options including apartment-style hotels, beachside resorts, campgrounds, and motorhomes. Australia also has a wide variety of food options that make it easy to get the kids a meal they’ll like.

What are the top family activities to do in Australia?

Family travellers can stay in Sydney and see kangaroos and koalas at the Taronga Zoo, cruise the famous harbour on a hop-on hop-off cruise, and lounge around Bondi Beach for the day. Outside of the city, more active families can go hiking in the Blue Mountains.

Families will love watching the adorable Little Penguin Parade on Phillip Island not too far from Melbourne. In the tropical north families can cruise the Great Barrier Reef and learn about Indigenous customs and practice throwing a boomerang at Kuranda in the rainforest. Further south, family travellers can feed dolphins along the Gold Coast, take a surf lesson, or visit the Australia Zoo to cuddle a koala and feed kangaroos.

In the Northern Territory, family travellers can visit Uluru/Ayers Rock and learn about Indigenous traditions, see camels and desert lizards in Alice Springs, and spot saltwater crocodiles at Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin in the Top End.

Family Vacations

  • Aussie Family Adventure

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Explore the best of Australia combining the excitement of snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef, a visit to the Crocodile Hunter’s Australia Zoo, dolphin feeding at Tangalooma, soaring above the rainforest in a cable car, and touring Sydney by ferry. An ideal family vacation.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Great Aussie Outdoors for Families

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Australia’s south east corner is a fascinating blend of history, scenery and wildlife. Try your luck at panning for gold as you go back in time and visit the gold rush town of Ballarat. Experience the beautiful scenery along the Great Ocean Road. Visit Australian wildlife on Kangaroo Island. End your adventure in vibrant Sydney with a visit to famous Bondi Beach. Explore the best of three states on this unforgettable and highly educational journey.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Aussie Kiwi Family Explorer

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: An interactive family adventure exploring New Zealand and Australia . Explore glow worm caves, a visit to Hobbiton, learn about Maori culture in Rotorua, experience the thrill of jet boating and ziplining in Queenstown before rounding out the journey in Sydney.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Family Vacations, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    New Zealand See Trip Details
  • Aussie Sampler

    With kids in mind, this introduction to Australia visits historic Sydney and the Gold Coast. It even includes a trip to the Crocodile Hunter’s Australia Zoo.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations
    Australia See Trip Details
  • Kangaroos & Koalas

    Designed to be big on sights and fun but easy on kids, this is the perfect family introduction to Sydney. Explore Sydney harbour on a cruise, enjoy a walking tour of the historic Rocks district and visit the spectacular Blue Mountains.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations
    Australia See Trip Details
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