Category Archives: Victoria

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 […]

Great Ocean Road unique family accommodation stays

Are you thinking about a taking a road trip down the Great Ocean Road? Lighthouses, luxury resorts and panoramic ocean views make these family-friendly accommodation choices our top picks for where to stay along the Great Ocean Road, Victoria. We’ve just returned from a fabulous coast-to-coast trip of Victoria, and we’d like to share with […]

Spirit of Tasmania ferry – video of what it is like to drive your car on board

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive aboard the Spirit of Tasmania ferry?   In September we went for a road trip around Tasmania and caught the Spirit of Tasmania ferry from Devonport across Bass Strait and back to the Australian mainland. This video is a quick guide to what it is actually […]

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 […]

School holiday ideas – take the kids for a spin on the Melbourne Star

Are you running out of school holiday ideas for things to do with the kids? If you’re in Melbourne, why not give the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel a whirl? Here’s our family review of the Melbourne Star…  During a recent trip to Melbourne we found ourselves with a spare afternoon on our hands, so we decided to catch a tram […]

School holiday ideas – Old Melbourne Gaol – a family review!

With school-holiday-boredom looming after Christmas and New Years, we parents need to find some fun activities for the family to do together – fast! In our Old Melbourne Gaol review, we’ll show you what’s fun – and what to avoid with young kids! It’s time to find some easy school-holiday outings to entertain the whole family. The Old Melbourne Gaol has long been a […]