Category Archives: New South Wales

NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Park review – near Coffs Harbour, NSW

We’re partnering with NRMA holiday parks to show you around their family-geared, feature-packed holiday parks! NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Resort is a beautiful holiday park located half an hour from Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia. We spent 10 wonderful days at Darlington Beach, a stunning eucalypt-studded holiday park bursting with wildlife, and fringed with a gorgeous […]

Sydney Aquarium & Zoo new attractions – school holidays 2021

School holiday boredom setting in? Sydney Aquarium & Zoo have some great new activities for your family to enjoy – plus there’s a new animal arrival! Sydney Aquarium & Sydney Zoo are open every day of the school holidays If you’re looking for fun things for your family to do before the kids head back […]

Things to do in Albury, NSW – the Murray Art Museum Albury

If you’re visiting the Albury-Woodonga area on your Sydney-Melbourne road trip, you really shouldn’t go past the Murray Art Museum Albury – plus there’s a brand new exhibition to discover! Right on the New South Wales/Victoria border of the Hume Highway you’ll find the twin cities of Albury-Woodonga. On the NSW side, the bustling, historic […]

Family movie reviews – Australian school holidays 2020

We’ve just had a sneak-peek of two must-see family movies coming out these summer school holidays that your kids are going to love! Welcome to our Summer 2020 family movie review! This summer so far we’ve attended two really fun Sydney Movie Premieres and got to see a couple of fantastic new family movies. It’s […]

Perisher NSW Skitube Terminal, Timetable & more – a beginner’s guide

This passenger train to Perisher Ski Resort, NSW is a fast, easy way to the snow – and no snow chains are required! Follow our guide for an easy ride! Planning a ski trip to the New South Wales Ski Fields can seem a bit like an organisational nightmare – but make it super-easy on […]

What Perisher and Thredbo social distancing looks like in 2020

Due to the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic many Australian holiday destinations have either closed, or look & work very differently this year – the NSW ski fields is no exception, & has adapted to stay open – & stay safe! We’ve just spent a week each at the two top NSW ski resorts – Thredbo and […]

Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour 2020 Dinner Cruises

We were invited to try out the new Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour Gold Series recently. This is a memorable way to spoil that special someone in your life! Sit back together and relax as you explore Sydney Harbour, feasting on course after course of sumptuous dishes. A Captain Cook dinner cruise also makes the […]

Sydney Aquarium Review – Things to do in Sydney with kids!

Sydney Aquarium is open again with new COVID-19 measures to help keep your family safe Sydney Aquarium is open & taking COVID-19 safety measures Located in the beautiful Darling Harbour precinct of Sydney close to the historic Rocks area and the Sydney CBD, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is one of Sydney’s top family attractions. Although […]

Junee Chocolate & Licorice Factory, NSW

If you love chocolate then we’ve found a delicious little Chocolate Factory off the beaten track that’s well-worth the detour! We came across the Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory on our most recent NSW back-roads road trip – and what a lovely surprise it was! Housed over two levels in an old flour mill, this […]

Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour 2020 Gold Lunch Cruises

We were invited to try out the new Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour Gold Lunch Series lunch recently. Mummas – this is a beautiful way to spoil yourself – you deserve this! Sit back and relax as you explore Sydney Harbour, feasting on course after course of sumptuous food. This would also make the perfect […]

NSW TrainLink $1 kids fares for families

Remember when family holidays were an adventure? Well we’ve re-discovered an adventurous way to travel with kids that you’re going to love – and it doesn’t cost a fortune, either! When was the last time you arrived at your holiday destination completely relaxed and refreshed, ready for the holiday fun ahead? We’ve just returned from […]

Perisher On Snow Family Accommodation – Matterhorn Ski Lodge, Perisher

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If you’re looking for a great snow holiday for your family, stay right in the middle of the snow in Perisher Valley at the Matterhorn Lodge! When we received an invitation to stay at the famous Matterhorn Lodge in Perisher during the 2019 Australian ski season, we were thrilled to visit – and learned that […]