Queensland with children
Queensland is an enormous slab of Australia put aside for pleasure-seeking pursuits. It’s a playground for kids of all ages, offering a host of treats to keep inquisitive minds and inexhaustible staminas entertained.
The Gold Coast has a host of Theme Park that provide days of fun with immense water slides, Hollywood heroes and heart-stopping rides. If you plan to go to more then one park then it’s probably worth investing in a combo ticket.
In the heart of Brisbane, the sands of man-madeStreets Beach are surrounded by tropical gardens and patrolled by lifeguards, making it a beautiful and safe spot for the family. Barbecues and picnic tables make it an all day affair
Nearby in Brisbane, the Sciencentre inside theQueensland Museum keeps curious young minds in a suspended state of fascination, with interactive displays that make physics and chemistry downright fun!
On the Sunshine Coast, get the kids in touch with nature at Australia Zoo where crocodile shows and koala cuddles will have them oohing and ahhing for more.
In Townsville they can spot Nemo and touch sea cucumbers and starfish at the giant Reef HQ aquarium.
In Cairns, kids love a good splash in the saltwater lagoon.
Sea kayaking in the gentle waters of the Gold Coast Broadwater is good fun for water babies, while bush babies will love horse rides through the Gold Coast hinterland.
Do some island-hopping and head to tropical Daydream orHamilton Islands in the Whitsundays, where bigger resorts run kiddies clubs, catering for energetic youngsters with all sorts of outdoors and indoor activities.