Category Archives: Queensland

Family activities in Surfers Paradise – Aquaduck review

Do you have a spare hour in your holiday schedule in Surfers Paradise? Why not take the kids for an Aquaduck Safari! Aquaducks are vehicles which take Surfers Paradise visitors on an adventurous tour around the Surfers Paradise area – but in a really different way. They are amphibious vehicles, which means that they can go on […]

Dreamworld – the Gold Coast theme park with more for kids

Our family always loves visiting Dreamworld, and there is just so much going on at Dreamworld right now! Real tigers stalk the park – on leads! There’s a huge new Lego store on the way too, plus of course all those amazing thrill-rides to be conquered – here’s our 2016 kid-friendly ride and entertainment guide for Dreamworld… Dreamworld is the […]

Dreamworld free ride height-guide to print and take with you

Dreamworld Tips & Tricks – Dreamworld child ride-height guide!  Download your free printable ride height guide Our free, printable Dreamworld ride height guide! Theme park ride access is kept safe using a height measurement guide, to ensure that children are big enough to be secured safely on the ride. I’ve photographed Dreamworld’s ride height guide for you and created a free printable […]

Where can I hold a koala? Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary!

If you are going to the Gold Coast, don’t forget to visit this classic Aussie wildlife park – Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary! We had just headed off in our hire car from Coolangatta Gold Coast Airport at the start of our holiday, when we saw the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Luckily our morning was free, and we just […]

3 slightly unusual family restaurants in Surfers Paradise

We visited several restaurants during our holiday in Surfers Paradise recently, but three of them really stood-out for both adult and kids – here are our top 3 Surfers Paradise family restaurants that you might not normally think of! McDonalds Family Restaurant Breakfast – Maccas – location-location-location! Looking straight across the road at the iconic Surfers Paradise […]

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 […]

Mantra Crown Towers Surfers Paradise – an Aussie family review

With so many family resort options to choose from on the Gold Coast, it’s hard to know which are the best…but we’ve found a great one – Mantra Crown Towers! This amazing resort certainly has one of the best hotel pool areas in Surfers Paradise, but it has so much more to offer holidaying families! Here’s why we think […]

Let’s Go Mum reviews… Sea World!

We all had such a great time on our recent visit to Sea World – I’d have to say that it is an absolute MUST for families visiting the Gold Coast, Queensland! I had already planned a trip to Sea World before they very kindly invited us to review it – and I already had one must-do in mind that Sea World is […]

Sea World, Movie World & Dreamworld in just 1.5 days!

We were very lucky to be invited to review all three of the big theme parks on our recent Gold Coast holiday – Sea World, Dreamworld and Movie World. The only problem was, we didn’t have all that much free time. So which theme park should we pick? The kids and I discussed it, and we all agreed – we should somehow squeeze in all […]

Let’s Go Mum reviews… Movie World!

We had such fun at Warner Bros. Movie World on our recent Gold Coast theme park trip! Only a twenty minute drive from our Gold Coast hotel (you can read our Jupiters Hotel review here), Movie World is clearly sign-posted from the Pacific Motorway, and it’s a breeze to park. Although we strategically (ha ha) went […]