Category Archives: Victoria

Grand Hyatt Melbourne hotel review – five stars with an indoor pool & a rooftop tennis court!

A luxurious Melbourne five-star getaway is just what you need – but you can’t take the kids along too, can you? Yes you can with the Grand Hyatt Melbourne hotel’s interconnecting rooms! This page contains affiliate links. If you book a stay through one of them, I will receive a commission (at no additional cost […]

Biggest Triceratops dinosaur skeleton in the world now at Melbourne Museum!

The Melbourne Museum has a new exhibition that is simply epic in proportion of both size and importance – the world’s biggest Triceratops dinosaur skeleton! Hold onto your hats dinosaur-lovers – there’s a new BIG kid in town! Triceratops Horridus is Melbourne Museum’s brand new – yet prehistoric – exhibition, and he’s unlike anything your […]

Melbourne Marriott hotel review – five star family luxury staycations

Ready for a Melbourne staycation? Traveling with children shouldn’t mean you have to accept anything less than being spoiled like you deserve! After all, it’s mum and dad’s getaway too! The Melbourne Marriott hotel offers a fun yet luxurious stay for families in the heart of the Melbourne CBD This page contains affiliate links. If […]

Brickman Jurassic World LEGO Melbourne exhibition review

The Melbourne Jurassic World exhibition is a great attraction to take the family to – but hurry, it closes soon! Find out more and watch our full tour video here. Melbourne mums and dads – did you know that Jurassic Park exists right under your very nose in the Melbourne CBD?! Jurassic World by Brickman […]

The Big Strawberry, Victoria – Australia’s Big Things

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Australia’s Big Things are a must see on any family road trip, so you certainly shouldn’t miss the sweetest of them all – The Big Strawberry! Tucked away on the New South Wales/Victoria border near Cobram and the stunning Murray River you’ll find one of the sweetest big things around. The Big Strawberry at Koonoomoo […]

Ballarat Sovereign Hill Winter Wonderlights Festival – things to do with kids!

We were invited to visit the Ballarat Winter Wonderlights and found a magical winter wonderland to delight every family! Winter is usually the time to batten down the hatches and stay indoors, but the Ballarat Winter Festival is the perfect excuse to take a weekend or winter school holidays trip away, and banish those Melbourne […]

BIG4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park – Melbourne family holidays

The BIG4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park is the perfect weekend-getaway or holiday escape for families – and it’s only one hour from Melbourne!  It’s clear from the moment you enter Big4 Yarra Valley Park Lane, that you are entering a nature-paradise. Nestled at the base of a tree-covered hill, wombats, kangaroos and many […]

BIG4 Traralgon Park Lane Holiday Park – Melbourne family holidays

BIG4 Traralgon Park Lane Holiday Park is an easy two-hour drive from Melbourne. Turning in, we immediately knew we were in for a fun time. We could see a huge adventure ropes course, a jumping pillow, a playground and a swimming pool. The kids were already exclaiming in excitement! The holiday park itself is immaculately […]

Falls Creek family accommodation at Howmans Gap

We’ve just spent several days at Howmans Gap, and think it has to be the best Falls Creek family accommodation on the mountain – and here’s why… You may not think it’s possible to take the family on holiday to the Victorian snowfields without spending a fortune on accommodation, but we’ve found a fantastic family […]

Falls Creek – the essential beginner’s guide for families!

Falls Creek is the perfect place to start the kids off in their love of snow sports – but how do you get the whole family up to the Victorian snowfields, accommodated, outfitted and having fun in the snow with a minimum of fuss? Let us show you how with our essential beginner guide to […]

Family fun at the Echuca Olde Penny Arcade

While we were on our latest Victorian Road trip, I got a chance to revisit a very special attraction that I hadn’t seen in many years – and yet it was just as memorable as ever – the Echuca Penny Arcade! No time to read? Watch this video we took of our time at the […]

Lakes Entrance family fun – try this great beach loop walk!

Have you ever visited Lakes Entrance? This beautiful seaside town and fishing port can be found in eastern Victoria, Australia. Located 320km from Melbourne, it makes a great holiday getaway. We were lucky to spend some time in Lakes Entrance recently, and discovered a fantastic beach and bush walk which is very family-friendly. Full of […]