Australian Family Friendly Travel Destinations

An Australian family holiday offers a diverse choice all within one country. Australia has it all for families seeking adventure, history, gorgeous beaches, theme parks, quality family time and a wide variety of accommodation and tours catering for families needs. When you’re thinking about a domestic holiday and wondering what to do and where to stay, your Travel With Kidz Specialist will help you to figure out the best combination of accommodation and experiences to suit your family’s travel style, budget and need. Take a look at the below information for inspiration on where you might take your family in Australia next.


With over 300 days of sunshine, expansive green spaces and kid-centric exhibitions, Brisbane has the best of both city-style attractions and outdoor adventures.

Gold Coast

Home to interesting exhibits, indoor attractions and interactive fun, Canberra is the perfect place to engage inquisitive minds, especially in the city’s excellent museums and galleries.

Gold Coast

World-class theme parks are among the Gold Coast’s biggest draw cards, while Thunderbird Park and Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, are perfect for families who want to incorporate nature and activity into the trip.


With quirky laneways to traipse, engaging museums to explore, gorgeous wide-open spaces and a fun beach scene for kids – Melbourne has all the makings of a terrific city break for families.

Northern Territory

 Home to fascinating Indigenous culture, some of Australia’s most incredible national parks and endless days of tropical sunshine, the Northern Territory is an action-packed experience for families.

Outback Australia

Where else you can get dirty and dusty trying your hand at mustering and shearing on a working cattle station and digging deep for gold, gemstones or even 20-million-year-old dinosaur bones?  In the Aussie Outback of course!


Australia’s sunniest city, Perth is also one of its most remote. Having flourished into a city of excitement and entertainment over the past decade, Perth is full of great family attractions and activities.

Phillip Island

Home to over 20,000 miniature penguins and just off Victoria’s magnificent southern coast, Phillip Island is an absolute gem for families with young children.

Snowy Mountains

Despite our reputation for sun and surf, Australia is also a terrific winter destination. Did you know that all the snowy parts of Australia are bigger in surface area than in Switzerland?

South Australia

From Adelaide’s colourful year-round events to Kangaroo Island’s animal haven, from the Fleurieu Peninsula’s pretty coastal towns to Coober Pedy’s historic opal mines – South Australia is a eclectic adventure awaiting to be explored.

Sunshine Coast

Beautiful beaches, lush rainforest and abounding with adventure – the Sunshine Coast is a fantastic destination for families and already a favourite among Aussie kids.

Sunshine Coast

Famous for its sunny blue skies and comfortable temperate climate, Sydney is a great destination year-round.  One of the most kid-friendly cities, there are so many hidden gems for families around Australia’s largest city.

Sunshine Coast

Home to vibrant cities and expansive unique wilderness, Tasmania is an exciting and fascinating place to visit. History, nature, foodie experiences, the arts and animal encounters. Australia’s island state has them all and so much more that families will love.

Tropical North Queensland

Where the rainforest meets the reef, Tropical North Queensland is both a holiday haven and extraordinary adventure for families. There’s tropical weather, incredible swim holes and beaches surrounded by the lush Daintree Rainforest.


One of the most recognisable natural landmarks in the world, Uluru is the spiritual heart of Australia. Rich in Aboriginal culture and rugged outback beauty, Uluru and its surrounds make for an exceptional family adventure.