School holiday ideas

Wherever you live we've found some of the most exciting things to do these holidays.

Experiences to keep the whole family entertained

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New South Wales

Sydney is a family classic, with shopping or pampering, sports and aquariums, wildlife, science, museums, ships, magic, adventure and more for the kids. With its bustling streets, international sights and sparkling harbour, Sydney has plenty to keep you and your family entertained. Take a ferry, visit the attractions of Darling Harbour or get down to the beaches for an unforgettable family holiday. 

Explore New South Wales


Everyone can unwind in Melbourne. With great restaurants, blockbuster galleries and enough sport to keep your kids going all day, it's the family break that everyone will enjoy. Take the kids down to see the Little Penguins on Phillip Island or take time out for a spot of Melbourne's famous shopping.

Explore Victoria

Western Australia

Your kids will love the friendly city of Perth with its beautiful uncrowded beaches and laidback culture. Surf, swim, snorkel or sail, and don't miss Rottnest Island.

Explore Western Australia

South Australia

Home to acclaimed restaurants, beautiful surroundings and world renowned festivals and events. Adelaide is an easy city break for families. Taste some of Australia's best produce at the farmers' markets, cruise the Murray River or explore Adelaide Zoo.

Explore South Australia

Northern Territory

With its barefoot city culture and wild attractions, Darwin won't disappoint. Visit the Northern Territory Museum of Arts, dine barefoot on fresh seafood down at the wharf, explore the markets and soak up the northern sunsets. Don't miss the jumping crocodile tour either, it's a must!

Explore Northern Territory


Tasmania is a place of wild landscapes and a relaxed lifestyle with friendly charm and adventure aplenty.  With short travel time between destinations you and the kids can be on the top of Mount Wellington in the morning and swimming at the beach in the afternoon. Whether the young ones are older or younger, you can be sure there won't be a dull moment.

Explore Tasmania


Queensland is pumping with action and perfect for families big and small. From iconic Surfers Paradise to the dining precincts of Main Beach and Broadbeach, the vast range of beautiful and exciting beaches, the big five theme parks, there's a new experience waiting for you and the kids at every turn.

Explore Queensland

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