Category Archives: Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise ten best family holiday activities

Are you headed to Queensland these school holidays? Don’t leave until you’ve read our go-to list of top-ten Surfers Paradise family activities – all within easy walking distance! Surfers Paradise is overflowing with family  entertainment and fun – but what activities should you choose to spend your hard-earned holiday dollars on – particularly if your holiday stay is only for […]

Soul Apartments review – Surfers Paradise luxury accommodation

If you’re looking for Gold Coast luxury accommodation, you can’t go past the incredible Soul Apartments – located at the beach, right in the middle of Surfers Paradise – plus we have a discount hack for you, too! Is Soul really the best hotel on the Gold Coast? There are a lot of great resorts up and down […]

Whale watching Surfers Paradise tours – Whales In Paradise review

An amazing Surfers Paradise family activity, Whales in Paradise whale-watching tours are 3 hours of non-stop fun and amazement for both adults and children… Although we’ve visited the Gold Coast numerous times over the years, we had never been on a whale sight-seeing cruise. We had whale-spotted from the balconies of our different Surfers Paradise hotels, and even though they were so far away, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]