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Family Holiday Destinations in Australia

Holiday / July 13, 2018

Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory


Take time out - spend your precious time together on holiday in family-friendly Canberra, where accommodation and meals are affordable and there are few traffic or parking problems.

New South Wales is absolutely bursting at the seams with family fun. Beaches, museums, parks, adventures, wildlife and culture - you'll find it all here.

A diverse melting pot of magnificent lakes, golden beaches, soaring mountain ranges and emerald-green hinterland makes this region a very popular getaway for over 2 million Aussies each year.Hamilton Lund, Tourism NSW The region stretches from Port Stephens in the south, past Port Macquarie to Kempsey, the Macleay Valley and Coffs Harbour, all the way north to the border.

The Northern Territory is Australia�s largest natural theme park, from the tropical coastal regions of the Top End to the ancient deserts of the Centre.

If you are after a holiday that will transport you back in time to when family holidays were all about spending quality time together and enjoying nature-based activities, then pack up the kids, snorkelling gear and suntan lotion, and return to life in the slow lane.

You know what they say..."beautiful one day, perfect the next". That just about sums up the holiday paradise that is Queensland. For families, Queensland is ideal.

Many people might think that South Australia is a playground for adults with its wonderful wineries and gourmet foods, but it is just as intoxicating for children.

Tasmania is an island apart, and a world apart from mainland Australia.Northern Territory It's a place of wild landscapes, friendly people, a relaxed island lifestyle, wonderful wine and food and adventure aplenty.

The place to start any Victorian holiday is Melbourne, with all kinds of accommodation including serviced apartments, luxury hotels, grand guesthouses and quaint country cottages.

Western Australia, with its vast expanses, remoteness and isolation, is a State of spectacular diversity in its landscape, environment and people.

Sydney's southern little sister is often overlooked in the rush further down the coast, but there are plenty of reasons to go no further than Wollongong and the Illawarra. You can horse ride, 'fly' above the treetops, catch some water park action, get close to some cuddly critters, or simply stroll along beaches far less hectic than those in the northern city

The Big Banana in Northern NSW Family in a boat at Norfolk Island Kids on Mooloolaba Beach,  Queensland Summertown,  Adelaide Hills,  South Australia