Category Archives: School Holidays Ideas

Movie World for the under-10yos – our Aussie family review!

Warner Bros. Movie World is indeed Hollywood on the Gold Coast! Here’s how we did Movie World with 2 under-10yos….  We had a great fun time at Warner Bros. Movie World – this is the essential theme park visit for every Gold Coast holiday… Twenty minutes drive from Surfers Paradise, Movie World is easy to find – just follow the […]

Dreamworld for young children – our Australian family review!

Dreamworld proves time and again of its ability to entertain all ages really well. There’s a new World especially for young children, as well as some great options for older children. Here’s how our family ‘did’ the Dreamworld rides with two under-ten-year-olds… Of the big three Gold Coast major theme parks, Dreamworld is the theme park of choice for most hard-core ride thrill-seekers – but […]

Sea World’s NEW Creatures of the Deep – a family review

We just visited Sea World’s Creatures of the Deep – a fantastic new attraction for families… Our family had a fabulous day at Sea World exploring the brand-new interactive attraction – Creatures of the Deep! Creatures of the Deep is a fun, educational (but don’t tell the kids that!) adventure-filled discovery trail of present, prehistoric and mythical sea creatures. We […]

The 4 big Sydney family attractions – ranked from best to worst!

Are you heading into Sydney City for the school holidays? Perhaps you’re wondering where to go and what to see? Here’s a round-up of top attractions according to the Sydney 5-Attraction Pass – and the wow factor for kids. Here’s what’s hot – and what’s not! We test-ran a Sydney 5-Attraction Pass that gave us […]

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, Sydney Opera House

Here’s a great July school holidays idea – take the kids to see Snugglepot and Cuddlepie! We’ve just been to see the fabulous Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Live Show, now playing at the Sydney Opera House. This is the perfect opportunity to introduce a whole new generation of Australian children to the charm and wonder of this May […]

Sydney Opera House Junior Tour

Looking for something different to do with the kids these school holidays? Take them to the Opera House for a behind-the-scenes Junior Tour! We were lucky enough to be invited to try out the Opera House Junior Tour – what a great way to entertain and educate the kids during the school holidays! Running for an […]

Win a family pass to Hi-5 House of Dreams – tickets to 4 show locations to be won!

Win a family pass to the Hi-5 House of Dreams show – tickets to 4 show locations to be won! Hi-5 Presents House of Dreams Australian Tour Join Hi-5 and friends for a brand new national tour Dream big this June and July school holidays join Hi-5 in their brand new Australian stage show, Hi-5 House of Dreams, […]

Win 4 tickets to Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream – tickets to 6 show locations to be won!

Win 4 tickets to Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream – tickets to 6 show locations to be won! Taking adventure to new heights! Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream, an ice show that takes audiences on an action packed journey, celebrating 75 years of Disney Princess stories. Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck […]

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village & Shipwrecked! Show Review

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village is waaay too well-kept a secret in the city of Warrnambool! I vaguely remembered a Shipwreck tourist centre a long time ago, but it has since developed into a really fantastic tourist attraction – and until we’d hit Port Campbell, we’d never even heard it referred to! Luckily, a friendly local […]

Stay & Play in the Cape Otway Lightkeeper’s House!

We had the pleasure of staying in the Head Lightkeeper’s House accommodation at the Cape Otway Lightstation during our recent Victorian road trip. This would have to be one of the most unique accommodation experiences on the Great Ocean Road, if not the whole of Australia… Cape Otway is located just ten minutes off the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, […]

Going back in time at Sovereign Hill gold mining village, Ballarat

We had a free day today in Ballarat and were invited to explore the Sovereign Hill outdoor museum! Sovereign Hill is a really fun and educational (but don’t tell the kids that!) day out with the family.  We had seen the Sound and Light show there last night, and were keen to explore this historical tourist park in daylight. Rest-assured, you are […]

Road Trip! Day 6 – Cape Otway – Lightstation – Dinosaur Dig

How lovely it was to wake up this morning to the peace and quiet of the Cape Otway Lightstation before the day tourists started arriving – and to see a lighthouse out of my bedroom window! We went over to the Cafe for a very tasty full cooked breakfast – poached eggs smothered in the most delectable mushrooms for me […]