Category Archives: Australian Capital Territory

Our Holidays With Kids 2019 Magazine feature – Insider’s Guide To Canberra

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The Let’s go Mum family feature in the new Holidays With Kids Summer 2019 issue We’re excited to tell you that we’re in the latest issue of Holidays With Kids magazine! Our 8-page feature – An Insider’s Guide To Canberra – is packed full of ideas for family activities and fun in the Nation’s Capital! […]

Canberra Moon Festival 2018

The Canberra Moon Festival is a rich cultural feast well-worth visiting the nations capital to experience. We were excited to visit for the very-first time this year, and certainly weren’t disappointed! No time to read? Watch this video we took of our time at the 2018 Canberra Moon Festival… The Canberra Moon Festival is the […]

Canberra City’s new kids Play Space opens

The Let’s go Mum family were invited to the opening of an exciting new family play facility in Canberra – the Canberra Centre Play Space.   Our young adventurers 12 year old Brooke and 10 year old Samantha were lucky enough to get first try today at all of the fun at the exciting new […]

The National Zoo & Aquarium – take a look around with our latest video!

We were very lucky to be invited to check out the new open plain at the National Zoo and Aquarium. This terrific Zoo really does go from strength-to-strength in size, species of animals to view, and of course most importantly, animal and visitor happiness! Come with us while we take you for a super-fast look […]

Alzheimer’s Australia Memory Walk & Jog

We’re joining the race against Dementia   The Alzheimer’s Australia Memory Walk and Jog is getting ready to launch for another season to help to raise much-needed funds in the battle to help fight Dementia. Memory Walk and Jog fund-raiser events have and will be happening all around Australia. We’re very proud to join the […]

Color Run Canberra – get your discount code here!

Calling Canberra fun-lovers! Time to get your colour on! The Color Run  will be returning to Canberra’s Stage 88, Commonwealth Park, on Sunday 12 February, kicking off 2017 with its Tropicolor World Tour. TROPICOLOR TOUR Participants will experience an all-new Tropicolor Zone™ on course, where they will be bathed in a tropical array of colors and delicious island scents as […]

The Top 5 Canberra Swimming Pools for Families

If you are trying to beat the heat in Canberra these summer school holidays, check out our count-down of the best Canberra swimming pools for families! Canberra has a public swimming pool in every town centre – but which are the best? How expensive are they? What extra family features do they offer? And perhaps most importantly – can […]

Versailles: Treasures from the Palace family review

If you’re off to Canberra these school holidays, don’t miss this new and exciting National Gallery of Australia exhibition – Versailles: Treasures from the Palace. Plus kids are free! The National Gallery of Australia (NGA), Canberra, is a wonderful art gallery to take the family to. There’s so much to see – the Sydney Nolan Ned Kelly gallery, incredible Asian […]

Canberra Eaglehawk Ibis Styles Hotel Family Review

If you’re visiting Canberra, or perhaps just passing through on the way to the snow, we’ve found a great family-friendly stop off for you – the Ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehawk hotel… Canberra is a great place to visit – there’s so many things for families to do! You can visit Floriade, Parliament House, the Canberra Zoo, […]

School holiday ideas – Questacon Science Museum Spiders Exhibition

If you are Arachnophobic like me, your first instinct may be to give the Spiders exhibition at Questacon a wide berth – but don’t worry – they won’t bite! The whole family is going to love this fascinating, hands-on exploration into the the Spider world! One of our favourite family museums to visit has to be Questacon, […]

Australian War Memorial Canberra – is it good for kids?

 Today we spend the day at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra… The Australian War Memorial is a majestic museum – a place to remember Australia’s lost soldiers and commemorate their sacrifices in war. Here also is a multitude of rare war artefacts, displays and art works housed in a huge complex of galleries. But is this the kind of museum you’d […]

Sky Zone Trampoline Park – not so family-friendly

Today we visited the Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Canberra – but found it more suited to teens than younger children… With the rain coming down in buckets and school holiday boredom fast setting in, I decided to take the kids, Samantha (7), Brooke (9), to try out one of the new Trampoline arenas that are popping up all […]