Category Archives: Theme parks

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 […]

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village & Shipwrecked! Show Review

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village is waaay too well-kept a secret in the city of Warrnambool! I vaguely remembered a Shipwreck tourist centre a long time ago, but it has since developed into a really fantastic tourist attraction – and until we’d hit Port Campbell, we’d never even heard it referred to! Luckily, a friendly local […]

Going back in time at Sovereign Hill gold mining village, Ballarat

We had a free day today in Ballarat and were invited to explore the Sovereign Hill outdoor museum! Sovereign Hill is a really fun and educational (but don’t tell the kids that!) day out with the family.  We had seen the Sound and Light show there last night, and were keen to explore this historical tourist park in daylight. Rest-assured, you are […]

Jamberoo water theme park – a family review

With the summer school holidays in full swing I decided to cool the family off at Jamberoo Action Park – here is our ride-by-ride family guide! Jamberoo is a family water park, and a great fun way to spend a day! We headed off on our hour or so drive to Jamberoo with sunny skies, but by the time we […]

5 great reasons to visit Hong Kong Disneyland

We continue on our Theme-Park Odyssey…and reveal 5 great reasons why you should visit Hong Kong Disneyland… If you’ve always wanted to take the kids to Disneyland but it’s perhaps been a little out of your reach – either time or money-wise – Hong Kong Disneyland can be a great alternative choice over America – and here’s why…. 1. It’s […]

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 […]

Let’s Go Mum reviews… Dreamworld in half a day

Dreamworld’s motto is simple – “Happiness” They certainly got that right! We were very excited to be invited to review Dreamworld on our recent trip to the Gold Coast. We’d already heard that Dreamworld was Australia’s most popular theme park, and so were expecting big things – we weren’t to be disappointed! The drive to Dreamworld from our Broadbeach […]