Category Archives: Family activities

Family activities, fun & attractions

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 […]

Color Run Canberra – get your discount code here!

Calling Canberra fun-lovers! Time to get your colour on! The Color Run  will be returning to Canberra’s Stage 88, Commonwealth Park, on Sunday 12 February, kicking off 2017 with its Tropicolor World Tour. TROPICOLOR TOUR Participants will experience an all-new Tropicolor Zone™ on course, where they will be bathed in a tropical array of colors and delicious island scents as […]

The Top 5 Canberra Swimming Pools for Families

If you are trying to beat the heat in Canberra these summer school holidays, check out our count-down of the best Canberra swimming pools for families! Canberra has a public swimming pool in every town centre – but which are the best? How expensive are they? What extra family features do they offer? And perhaps most importantly – can […]

Versailles: Treasures from the Palace family review

If you’re off to Canberra these school holidays, don’t miss this new and exciting National Gallery of Australia exhibition – Versailles: Treasures from the Palace. Plus kids are free! The National Gallery of Australia (NGA), Canberra, is a wonderful art gallery to take the family to. There’s so much to see – the Sydney Nolan Ned Kelly gallery, incredible Asian […]

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 […]

Cruise review – a single parent’s guide to cruising!

  …a cruise should be a no-brainer for families particularly single parent families…   Everyone loves a holiday – but a single parent family holiday can often leave that single parent feeling just as stressed and exhausted as ever! After all, there is still all the organising, packing, travelling, unpacking and then – well, the […]

5 reasons why Hong Kong Ocean Park is better than Disneyland

We continue on our Theme-Park Odyssey…and give you 5 good reasons to choose Ocean Park over Hong Kong Disneyland! If you’re holidaying in Hong Kong and think that Hong Kong Disney is the only family fun park worth visiting, you couldn’t be more wrong! Hong Kong Ocean Park is one of the most astounding family theme […]

Win 1 of 5 Ballerina prize packs!

We’re very pleased to share with you that there’s a wonderful new children’s movie coming out just in time for the summer school holidays – Ballerina. This great new movie is going to send your little ballet dancers wild! Ballerina even features a character voiced by Maddie Ziegler of Dance Moms. Plus, to celebrate the release of Ballerina, in cinemas January 12 you could […]

Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching Family Review + Discount!

If you’re on the Gold Coast and looking for a great family-friendly school holiday activity during whale-watching season, Spirit of Gold Coast will get you out to the whale-action – fast! When we were offered the opportunity to go on a Spirit of Gold Coast whale watching tour, we leapt at the chance – and we were so […]