G’day mates! English Marie, here. The kids are back in school, making it the perfect time for you to start planning that family vacation to Australia. Australia possesses a powerful lure to travelers of all stripes. There is much more to explore in this continent the size of America’s lower 48 states. From the Great Barrier Reef to the Outback, the rainforest to the Sydney Opera House, quirky locals to hopping marsupials – the country offers a bit of everything, and a few things found nowhere else. Fascinating local and aboriginal culture, kangaroos, koalas and other unique wildlife, incredible and diverse landscapes, Australia is perfect for your next family vacation, offering loads of activities suiting everyone’s interests and abilities. Check out the list below and discover our favorite luxury getaways for family travel!
Get out of the city and into nature. Wolgan Valley offers luxurious accommodations while being home to a unique range of native wildlife and flora. With an ancient geological heritage, you and your family are able to choose from guided tours and loads of activities including hiking nature trails, exploring the countryside on horseback, touring by 4WD, mountain biking, and so much more! You might even see an albino Roo!
Stranraer Homestead Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island offers your family the best wildlife experiences while also providing you with a relaxing place to stay, Stranraer Homestead. From nature hikes and exploring the island to enjoying the peaceful surroundings at Stranraer. What better way to enjoy family time than around owner Lynn’s amazing table and enjoying the best home cooked meal you might ever have?
One&Only Hayman Island
Are you traveling with little ones? One&Only Hayman Island offers one of the best kids clubs for children 4 to 11 years old. From treasure hunts to fish feeding and baking competitions KidsOnly provides a daily schedule of endless fun!
Check out one of our favorite Hayman Island vacations here. Don’t forget, we handcraft every aspect of your vacation based your wants and needs!
O’Reily’s Rainforest Lamington National Park
Luxury & family travel – the two are not mutually exclusive, and O’Reily’s is proof. From their lovely accommodations to gorgeous subtropical rainforest surrounds, get ready to have an amazing family vacation.
Port Douglas has so much on offer, including the luxurious accommodations at Thala Beach Resort. Located on a private headland between Cairns and Port Douglas you’ll find there are loads of activities to do with the family, as well as some down time for mom & dad. Check out one of our favorite Thala Beach vacations here.
Need some inspiration for your next family getaway? Check out this great family adventure video from our friends at SouthAustralia.com! Give us a call today and speak to one of our Travel Specialists, 312-951-8517.