Australia’s Top 10 Experiences for Families

Articles from Let’s Go Caravan and Camping. Travelling as a family can at times be difficult, but it can also be one of the most rewarding ways to see Australia. The best moments on the …

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Apr 21 2021
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Travelling as a family can at times be difficult, but it can also be one of the most rewarding ways to see Australia.

The best moments on the road are made even better when spent with loved ones, and family caravan and camping holidays often create lifelong memories that will be reminisced over for years to come.

Together with Travello, we have compiled a list of Australia’s Top 10 experiences to tick off as a family!

1. Tasmania 5 Day 4 Night Tour, TAS

It’s easy to see why this is one of the best tours in the country… Escape into Tasmania’s pristine wilderness as you travel coast to coast and experience the best of the island!

The tour starts by heading to the wild and rugged West Coast for waterfalls, rainforests, and wildlife. Then, experience the startling change of scenery as the tour goes on through the alpine wilderness of Cradle Mountain to the white sands of the Bay of Fires and Wineglass Bay.

2. Kakadu National Park Day Tour, NT

This professionally guided tour will lead you all throughout Kakadu National Park, one of Australia’s largest protected areas. The park is known for its spectacular landscapes, incredible rock formations, and ancient indigenous paintings – some of which are up to 20, 000 years old!

If you would like to hear the stories behind the ancient Aboriginal art in the Northern Territory, this is the tour for you.

3. Puffing Billy Steam Train, VIC

Step back in time and enjoy a relaxing train ride through the lush forest of the Dandenong Ranges! Ride on the historic Puffing Billy steam train through the most scenic route from Belgrave to Menzies Creek.

As you continue your picturesque journey you will pass through quaint mountain villages, spotting wildlife as you go. You’ll also have time to explore the beautiful Sassafras Village, which is known for antiques, tea rooms and other speciality shops.

4. Dolphin and Stradbroke Island Kayaking Tour, QLD

This half day kayak and snorkel tour takes you to some of the most beautiful locations on the Gold Coast! With great guides and breakfast included, you can’t go past this awesome activity.

You’ll paddle across the tranquil waters of the Gold Coast while views of the coast in the morning light to amaze you. The tour visits two secluded islands and you can spot dolphins, turtles and stingrays as you go!

5. Tasmania East Coast 2 Day 1 Night Tour – Start & End Hobart, TAS

If you can’t commit to a full 5-day Tasmanian tour, this eco-certified tour takes in the highlights of Tasmania’s East Coast in only 2! Get ready to experience gleaming white-sand beaches, inviting turquoise waters and orange lichen-covered granite boulders. These two magical days will take you to the premier locations of the Bay of Fires and Freycinet National Park where there are great hiking options to suit your fitness level, such as the Wineglass Bay Lookout, Mt Amos, secluded beaches, and Cape Tourville.

You’ll love meeting the Tasmanian devil and other unique wildlife at a premium wildlife sanctuary. There’s also plenty of time to explore the tranquil seaside fishing village of Bicheno (your overnight home)!

6. Great Barrier Reef Snorkelling Full Day Tour, QLD

The 35-meter superyacht, EVOLUTION, departs Cairns daily offering a fast, comfortable, and affordable cruise for a fun-filled day of adventure on the Great Barrier Reef. During the cruise you will visit two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef Locations with 5 hours to snorkel, scuba dive, sunbathe and relax!

Enjoy a hot and cold lunch served on board with fresh fish, steak, prawns, vegetarian options, and a variety of salads (GF and Vegan options available). This large modern vessel provides a superior ride in all weather conditions to protected reef locations. Professional, friendly, and attentive staff ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

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7. Sydney Harbour Sea Kayak Tour, NSW

Explore Sydney Habour from a different perspective. On this tour, a friendly guide will show you one of the world’s most spectacular waterways by kayak!

The tour departs from Point Piper Kayak Centre, a hidden gem that unlocks the door to Sydney Harbour. The tour will guide you along some of the most expensive waterfront real estate in the world before reaching Nielsens Park. From this vantage point, you’ll have a beautiful view of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

8. Yarra Valley Wine Tour, VIC

The lush green hills of Yarra Valley have welcomed visitors for over 150 years. Discover this stunning wine region and get a taste for the local produce and beverages that make the area famous. Explore vineyards with local winemakers and enjoy many tastings of their gourmet produce. On this tour, you will enjoy the very best of what the Yarra Valley region has to offer!

This tour offers a free pick up from inner city locations in the morning and arrives back at around 5pm.

9. Spirits of The Red Sand Dinner and Theatre Show, QLD

This is Australia’s newest and most spectacular interactive Aboriginal cultural live theatre show and dining experience. The first of its type in Australia, this interactive and informative show is an immersive experience that will both educate and enlighten you.

You’ll journey back in time to the 1800’s, immersing yourself in the rich, sometimes saddening history of Australia and will get to enjoy a delicious char-grilled feast at the same time.

10. Cape Tribulation Day Tour, QLD

Grab your hat, sunnies, and some swimming gear and let’s hit the road! This tour aims to give you the maximum time to enjoy beautiful Cape Tribulation. Morning tea and lunch is also included!

Throughout your journey you’ll be visiting ancient rainforests, swimming in pristine creeks, lazing on tropical beaches, and searching for saltwater crocodiles!

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