Travelling in Australia is the dream of many; it truly is a paradise that we all love the idea of, and exploring can be a fantastic experience. Finding resorts in Australia which are completely family friendly isn’t too hard either. There are resources online and in your local travel agents that can help you secure a package that includes a family friendly accommodation option.

Whether you like to plan years in advance or are more spur of the moment person who likes to book last minute flights and off-the-cuff accommodation options, this all changes when you have a family. You need to spend a little more time researching your accommodation options and finding a resort which is truly family friendly. Below are the top five across Australia.

Paradise Resort – Gold Coast

The Paradise Resort Gold Coast is perfectly located near the central Surfer’s Paradise and is renowned for its family friendly reputation.  There’s the chance to fully throw yourself into an active adventurous holiday with kid’s waterparks and an exciting daily activity and entertainments programme for the whole family to enjoy. Of course there are top notch facilities for the parents too with fabulous dining facilities, an on-site gym and much more. Absolutely every family member will be satisfied with their stay.

Reef View Hotel – Hamilton Island

The best feature of the Reef View Hotel is its fantastic family friendly offer whereby children aged 0-12 stay and eat for free. The site also offers a whole range of fantastic sporting pursuits from golf to swimming to paddle skiing.

Turtle Beach Resort – Gold Coast

Turtle Beach promises luxury for the whole family in the middle of the Gold Coast and they don’t disappoint. Entertainment facilities for the whole family are on hand with the location central to all the major attractions on the Coast. The Kids Club – Club Turtle – is packed out with fun activities for 4-12 year olds including arts and crafts and games console rooms.

Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa – New South Wales

This resort is perfect for animal lovers and the luxury accommodation will provide a relaxing stay for all. There are both family and child-specific activities including Bush Arts and Crafts, Junior Ranger and Archery.

Lady Elliot Island Resort – Queensland

One of only three island resorts on the Great Barrier Reef, you can experience unparalleled natural beauty at this site. The corals are teeming with wildlife and it’s particularly famous for its population of 40 Manta Rays.  There are all sorts of fun activities from reef walking to beach snorkelling and more.

Australia is the perfect retreat for a family trip and there are great exciting experiences for every family member to enjoy. Check out these resorts for the best options and deals around.

  • We’re starting to think about the long school holidays, so I might look up some of these and see if they still look good.


  • Cool! This is interesting! Thank you for sharing this!


  • This sounds so good on this cold, frosty Winter morning!


  • I would love to visit any of these especially anything where it is warm.


  • looking great


  • Thanks for sharing this article and the list of resorts.


  • resorts are beautiful to stay at

    • will be going to the gold coast soon as well


  • Love this great places


  • Some great places for family fun holidays.


  • some great spots thanks


  • They all sound great. It’s good to get the kids involved by asking what they’d most like (not too many options mind otherwise it can be chaos).


  • They all sound amazing!! We’re so lucky to have all these wonderful places right here in Australia!


  • Thanks for the day dream.


  • I’ve heard very good reviews of Paradise Resort!


  • I love the sound of Turtle beach


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