When you plan to take a holiday with your family, you’d like to visit a place that offers something of interest for everyone. Yes, Australia is packed with attractions for the whole family to enjoy.
With its sun-kissed beaches, amazing theme parks, a wide range of water-sport activities, wildlife, and rainforest this island country is equipped with a unique experience for people of all ages.
Here are the top 4 places you cannot miss out to visit in Australia on your next family holiday.
1. Theme Parks in Gold Coast
Queensland is a coastal city packed with several theme parks for your kids. You can pay a visit to the Sea World Marine Park having some stunning exhibits of marine animals. Also, you can watch the polar bears through the large underwater windows.
Shark Lagoon, manta rays, pelicans, penguins, and dolphins are the exhibits of this amazing park. You also can enjoy the fun-filled rides here.
The Dreamworld is also a wonderful theme park in Gold Coast where the whole family can enjoy together. Here you can enjoy the Vintage Car Adventure which will not only be a fun ride for your children, but also an educational lesson.
2. Snorkeling in Cairns
Cairns is the tropical city and the gateway to two heritage-listed sites – the Great Barrier Reef and the ancient Daintree Rainforest. You can head to the Sunlover Reef Cruise to head towards the pontoon on Moore Reef located on the outskirt of the Great Barrier Reef. You will get stinger suits and prescription masks before you begin your snorkeling adventure. Snorkel in the crystal-clear waters will let you meet Wally, a giant Maori wrasse fish.
3. Beaches in Sydney
Sydney has over 100 beaches and each of them is awesome. The Balmoral Beach in northern Sydney is known as a family-friendly beach where the waves are calm and the swimming area is enclosed. You can also visit the Coogee Beach in eastern Sydney which is next to the historic Wylie’s Bath, a gorgeous tidal pool situated on the southern end of the beach.
No beach trip in Sydney is complete if you do not visit Bondi Beach. With soft golden sand, stretching over 1 Km, this iconic beach is popular for surfing and swimming. There is also a fenced playground, known as the Bondi Beach Playground, for the little ones right next to this beach.
4. Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island is the best and finest hotspot for eco-tourism in Australia. You need to embark on the exciting SeaLink ferry that rides from Cape Jervis to the ferry port in Penneshaw on the island. You can watch here the colony of endangered sea lions at the Seal Bay Conservation Park with a guided tour.
From enjoying the rejuvenating rides at the theme parks in Gold Coast to snorkeling in the clear waters near the Great Barrier Reef, your family trip to Australia will be filled with several things to do.