Travelling around Australia and New Zealand can be enjoyable but challenging, and bringing kids along for the trip can add an extra layer of complexity. To make things easier, here we break down some of the top things to do, places to stay, and activities to take part in when “experiencing” Oz & NZ with kids.


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Planning your trip around Australia with children in tow means you’ll have to take several additional factors into account to ensure the holiday is enjoyable both for you and the little ones. Is there good kid-friendly accommodation available? What is there to do to keep them entertained? Where are the top kids attractions and activities in the destination? These are questions we look to answer in detail here.

In our Australia with Kids guides section, we outline a range of commonly asked questions and scenarios from our customers who want to visit the likes of Sydney, Melbourne, the Gold Coast and many other popular Aussie travel spots with children along for the ride. Simply select an article from the list below for detailed guides on how best to “experience” the best of Oz with your kids.


Brisbane

The costs of food, transport, drink, admission prices and more on a day with the kids can quickly add up. To help out, we’ve put together our list of the top 5 free things in Brisbane here.

Gold Coast

Avoid some of the top tourist traps on the Gold Coast while still getting a solid day’s worth of entertainment with our guide to the top FREE things to do on the Gold Coast with kids.

Melbourne

Melbourne’s one of the world’s most expensive cities – however with this guide, you’ll be able to provide the kids with a day full of fun and entertainment for the best price of all: free.

Sydney

Taking the kids out for a day of fun can be expensive; check out our top recommendations for all the best FREE things to do in Sydney to help to give your wallet a breather!

Gold Coast

Those visiting the Gold Coast are spoiled for choice when it comes to beaches – but which are most suitable for kids? Find out which suburbs have the best children’s beaches here!

Melbourne

While beaches may not be the first thing that Melbourne is famous for, there are still plenty of top places to take the kids. Here’s our top 6, with maps, facilities & swimming conditions.

Sydney

Taking the kids out for a day of fun can be expensive; check out our top recommendations for all the best FREE things to do in Sydney to help to give your wallet a breather!

Brisbane

From the animal and wildlife focused to the “edu-tainment” side of things, Brisbane has kids attractions that cover all angles. Here’s a list of what we think are the best of the best.

Byron Bay

From the animal and wildlife focused to the “edu-tainment” side of things, Brisbane has kids attractions that cover all angles. Here’s a list of what we think are the best of the best.

Cairns

Looking for all the best attractions to take the kids to in Sydney? Here we break down our top recommendations that provide both entertainment and value for money.

Canberra

Families with kids will find no shortage of attractions on the Gold Coast – but what are the absolute must-do attractions for families? We break down the top spots and their pros & cons here.

Gold Coast

Families with kids will find no shortage of attractions on the Gold Coast – but what are the absolute must-do attractions for families? We break down the top spots and their pros & cons here.

Hervey Bay

Looking for all the best attractions to take the kids to in Sydney? Here we break down our top recommendations that provide both entertainment and value for money.

Melbourne

If you’re after some great attractions with kids in mind, check out our recommendations on some of the best in Melbourne including theme parks, aquariums & more.

Perth

Kids will love Perth’s offerings with a number of fantastic attractions perfect for keeping the little ones entertained. Check out the list here!

Port Douglas

From the animal and wildlife focused to the “edu-tainment” side of things, Brisbane has kids attractions that cover all angles. Here’s a list of what we think are the best of the best.

Port Stephens

Families with kids will find no shortage of attractions on the Gold Coast – but what are the absolute must-do attractions for families? We break down the top spots and their pros & cons here.

Sunshine Coast

Families with kids will find no shortage of attractions on the Gold Coast – but what are the absolute must-do attractions for families? We break down the top spots and their pros & cons here.

Sydney

Looking for all the best attractions to take the kids to in Sydney? Here we break down our top recommendations that provide both entertainment and value for money.

Townsville

From the animal and wildlife focused to the “edu-tainment” side of things, Brisbane has kids attractions that cover all angles. Here’s a list of what we think are the best of the best.

Whitsundays

Looking for all the best attractions to take the kids to in Sydney? Here we break down our top recommendations that provide both entertainment and value for money.

Brisbane

Brisbane’s a capital city that has done a lot to encourage an outdoor and active lifestyle. This list provides some of the best ways to take the kids out for a dose of fresh air.

Gold Coast

With an average of 300 days worth of sunshine per year, the Gold Coast offers a ton of outdoor, natural and water-based activities ideal for kids. Here are the best ones!

Melbourne

A guide to some of the best activities and things to do with kids and young children in Melbourne and its surrounding areas, with more of a focus on the best of the great outdoors.

Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast might be famed for its beaches and adult relaxation, but there are also a range of things to do with kids in this sunny part of South East Queensland.

Sydney

If you’re wanting a dose of entertainment of the more “active” kind, here we take a look at what are some of the top kids activities in and around Sydney and its surrounds.

Gold Coast

From Coolangatta in the south to Southport in the north, there are plenty of places to stay on the Gold Coast. Here’s some of the top accommodation options for those with kids.

Melbourne

Cut down on walking or travel time to the city’s top attractions by staying in some of these highly recommended areas of Melbourne and keep the kids fresh and happy.

Sydney

Some comprehensive advice on the best suburbs to stay in Sydney with kids factoring in pram access, play facilities and sleep quality such as Darling Harbour, The Rocks and more.

Looking to book a range of experiences in each of these regions of Australia & New Zealand?

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