While almost every corner of Australia is suited to kids of all ages, doing a bit of research will help you find the places with attractions and experiences that align to your child’s age and interests. Whether you want to explore our cities, learn to surf on an iconic beach or have an outback adventure, you’ll find family-friendly destinations where you can do any (or all!) of these things. Once you’ve got your must-see spots, you can start to put together an itinerary that will create lasting memories for the entire family.
Snapper Rocks, Gold Coast, Queensland © Destination Gold Coast
Guide to family holidays in Australia
With a little know-how and some insider tips, planning your family trip can be easy and fun!
By Allie Metz
Australia is a family-friendly destination, with everything from big city excitement to quiet beach getaways that appeal to all ages. It’s also a country with incredibly unique experiences that can help shape a child’s appreciation for history, culture, nature and adventure. With so much to see and do, it can be tricky creating the right itinerary for your family, but rest assured - you can’t really get it wrong. Here are some planning tips and details to help get you started.
Planning a family holiday in Australia