Category Archives: Zoos and animal parks

Taronga Zoo Roar and Snore Sydney zoo sleepover

Visiting Taronga Zoo is the essential Sydney family tradition – but did you know they also host the best sleepover in Sydney? It’s the Taronga Roar and Snore! If you’re looking for something really fun to do with the family, Taronga is always a winner. We recently spent the night at Taronga Zoo Sydney on […]

SeaLife Sydney Aquarium Penguin 1 Year Anniversary Party!

The Let’s go Mum family were recently invited to attend the SeaLife Sydney Penguin’s 1 Year Anniversary Party!   We’ve just attended the coolest party in Sydney – literally! The Sydney Sea Life Aquarium Penguin’s have just celebrated their 1st Anniversary. These super-cute, formally attired little fellows are stars in their own right. They are […]

Sydney Aquarium Penguin Boat Ride

See what it’s like to go on the Sydney Aquarium Penguin boat ride!   We want to show you a fabulous new attraction which has been added to the already wonderful line-up at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium – the Penguin Expedition! The Sydney Aquarium is a great family day out The SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium […]

The National Zoo & Aquarium – take a look around with our latest video!

We were very lucky to be invited to check out the new open plain at the National Zoo and Aquarium. This terrific Zoo really does go from strength-to-strength in size, species of animals to view, and of course most importantly, animal and visitor happiness! Come with us while we take you for a super-fast look […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pandas in Beijing Zoo – a flying visit guide!

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I’ve travelled through China more than once, but on my first trip I perhaps didn’t appreciate as much as I should, that most people outside of hotels and tourist spots don’t speak English there! On my last day in Beijing before flying home, to my delight I found out that there were Pandas in the […]

Where can I hold a koala? Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary!

If you are going to the Gold Coast, don’t forget to visit this classic Aussie wildlife park – Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary! We had just headed off in our hire car from Coolangatta Gold Coast Airport at the start of our holiday, when we saw the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Luckily our morning was free, and we just […]

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 […]

The 4 big Sydney family attractions – ranked from best to worst!

Are you heading into Sydney City for the school holidays? Perhaps you’re wondering where to go and what to see? Here’s a round-up of top attractions according to the Sydney 5-Attraction Pass – and the wow factor for kids. Here’s what’s hot – and what’s not! We test-ran a Sydney 5-Attraction Pass that gave us […]

National Zoo & Aquarium Canberra review

Brooke (9), Samantha (7) and I were lucky enough to be invited to do a Family Tour of the National Zoo & Aquarium Canberra. The zoo’s motto is “A touching experience”, and we were soon to find out why… This quietly brilliant Canberra zoo, located just 10 minutes from Civic on Lady Denman Drive at Weston Creek, features animals from […]

Closed – Win a Taronga Zoo Family Pass for the school holidays!

Check out the spring babies at Taronga Zoo these September school holidays! And 5 families get to go to the zoo on us, thanks to Taronga Zoo! Spring has certainly sprung at Taronga Zoo, Sydney with new babies popping up all over the place – and there are some rather unexpected additions to the zoo coming […]