Family Holidays Down Under

Australia is  filled with exciting things for any family to enjoy. Whether your crew likes communing with nature, playing at a theme park, kicking back at a world-class hotel and relaxing in luxury, Australia has more than enough to captivate you during a family vacation. Take your pick from this list of top family vacations in Australia.

Sea World Resort And Theme Park

This is a terrific spot for families. Children of all ages can have fun at the Water Park. Younger children will be excited when they get up close and personal with the Sesame Street characters that make frequent appearances at the resort. If you stay in the resort, visits to the Water Park are free. Stay for longer than two nights, and you’ll also get free admission to the special dolphin shows. A mono-rail will whisk you to and from the resort to the theme park. How about travelling in comfort during your stay? Some air conditioned transport might be good, and car hire Gold Coast saves you money that you can use during your vacation.

Gold Coast Favourites

Daydream Island Resort and Spa is situated next to the Great Barrier Reef. Despite the proximity to the real thing, Daydream has its own man-made Living Reef with adorable clown fish, multicolored corals, baby sharks and stingrays. Daydream is one of Australia’s top-rated family resorts.

Another Gold Coast favorite is Turtle Beach Resort. This play land features tennis courts, eighteen holes of putt-putt golf, a movie theater and two lagoons with wading and lap pools. Your family can rent an apartment with up to four bedrooms – enough space for everyone.Hyatt Regency Coolum has two kilometers of beachfront. It is surrounded by thousands of acres of natural bushland. In addition to the natural wonders, the Regency also boasts a beach club, a PGA championship golf course and Australia’s largest day spa for personal pampering. Everyone will love “roughing it” at Camp Hyatt.

If you like surfing, check out Surfer’s Paradise. It’s easy getting about  – check out car hire Sydney for timesaving travelling. Snorkel around the Great Barrier Reef, explore the Pirate Ship or visit the Crocodile Hunter’s Australia Zoo to see the beautiful animals that populate Australia. You can also relax in the heated indoor pool, steam room, sauna, gym and spa.

If you want a luxury resort, try Peppers Broadbeach. You’ll enjoy curbside check-in, the gourmet mini-bar and Tai Chi lawns. The rooms have wireless Internet and complementary iPads for the guests. You can rent a one or two bedroom suite or a three bedroom skyhome for the ultimate luxurious experience. Pepper is a classy operation.

If you like exploring nature, you need to visit Abbey Beach Resort. The Margaret River area is next door. There are spacious beaches, an indoor swimming pool and two outdoor pools. You can also borrow mountain bikes or wave skis to rove around the resort.  Wherever you decide to go in Australia, your family is certain to have a terrific vacation that you’ll never forget.