Category Archives: New South Wales

Sydney family camping getaway – Wombeyan Caves

We‘ve just found the most amazing family weekend getaway only a few hours from Sydney – it’s cheap, full of wildlife and has great caves and bushwalks to explore. If you love camping and adventure on a family-friendly scale, you’re going to love Wombeyan Caves! We’ve just spent a wonderful few days at Wombeyan Caves, located in […]

Sofitel Sydney Beauty and the Beast High Tea

The perfect mother-daughter treat, every Disney Princess or Prince deserves a Sofitel Sydney Beauty and the Beast High Tea – just in time for the school holidays! The Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is currently offering some wonderful Disney experiences for the family. A magical Disney Beauty and the Beast experience The Sofitel Sydney Beauty and the Beast High […]

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth Disney Family Fun Package

We knew we were in for a very special stay at the Sofitel Sydney when the girls were presented with beautiful silk red roses at check-in! Our magical Disney hotel stay had begun…                         The Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is a five-star hotel located right in the centre of the […]

Today Show- Australian School Holidays Budget Activities

Let’s go Mum appeared on the Today Show yesterday to have a chat about budget school holiday options, and share a state-by-state run down of some of the best Australian budget activity options available these school holidays! Play the video to below to watch… Watch it on the Today Show website here For more information on each of the budget school […]

Dubbo Discovery Park family accommodation – close to the Zoo

We found ourselves in a bit of a heatwave during our recent trip to Dubbo, so we were glad to spend a night at a family accommodation holiday park with the best place to cool off in town – plus it’s only 2 minutes from Dubbo Zoo! The Discovery Parks Big 4 Dubbo Parklands has a lot […]

Sleeping with giraffes – Zoofari Lodge, Dubbo Zoo

Have you ever dreamed about waking up on an African Safari? It’s now possible right here in Australia! We recently spent a weekend at the amazing Zoofari Lodge – a luxury zoo stay package that you simply have to see to believe! The Zoofari Lodge at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo is an accommodation package […]

Lincoln Downs Resort & Spa Family Review

Our family review of the Lincoln Downs Spa Resort, Batemans Bay… Approaching from Sydney, Lincoln Downs Resort and Spa is located on the left side of the Princes Highway just before you cross the iconic bridge into Batemans Bay. (You can read our family review of the Batemans Bay area here). Although a four star hotel, Lincoln Downs Resort’s room […]

Batemans Bay, South Coast NSW Family Review

A review of family fun, short scenic drive ideas and more in Batemans Bay, a popular little NSW South Coast holiday town…Bateman’s Bay is a sleepy fishing town on the South Coast of NSW. Popular with holidaying Canberra residents due to it’s 2-hour drive from inland ACT, plus many Sydney-siders making the 4-hour drive, Batemans Bay experiences a massive population increase during […]

Wollongong City Beach Motel family review

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If you’re visiting Wollongong, here’s a centrally-located, solid family budget option – the City Beach Motel! We headed to Wollongong this week to attend an event being held at the WIN Entertainment Centre, located in Wollongong city-centre. I only had a week’s notice to book my accommodation, and according to the usual hotel comparison websites there were […]

Wagga Wagga Best Western Plus family review

If you’re heading out to Wagga Wagga for business, an event, holiday, or just passing through on a NSW road journey, we have a great hotel choice for you – Best Western Plus Charles Sturt Suites & Apartments… We had the pleasure of staying at the 4-star Best Western Plus Charles Sturt Suites & Apartments this […]

Win 1 of 3 family passes to Spot On Children’s Festival shows and films!

Win have 3 x family passes to different Spot On Children’s Festival shows and films to give away! The school holidays are coming around again, and there’s so much going on in Sydney at the Spot On Children’s Festival! Single parent discounts Riverside Theatres in Parramatta is offering special reduced prices to single parent families to […]

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 […]