Swap yachts for toy boats and sunbathing for toddler chasing in the wonderful Whitsundays. And don't forget to invite your folks along for a multi-gen holiday to remember, says Jennifer Ennion.
CCWK catches up with Michael and Carlene Duffy to hear how they renovated their 'van Vonnie.
Jennifer Ennion shares her tips for a vintage 'van renos.
Discover a new Port Macquarie
Families have been flocking to Port Macquarie's golden beaches and seaside caravan parks for generations, with surf, sun and summertime ice-creams too hard to resist. And the appeal won't end anytime soon, says Gabrielle Brewer, with a bucket-load of new attractions at this NSW holiday hotspot.
Camper Trailers: What to consider
Camper trailers offer the perfect middle ground between rolling out a swag and hitting the road with a caravan in tow, says Australian author lee atkinson. But, before you invest in one, there are several things to consider.
in Lake Mac
Whether you're crashing on a 4WD mattress or a custom-made
caravan bed, a great place to sleep is paramount for a fun family
holiday. jennifer ennion heads to Lake Macquarie, in NSW, to
test out four of the region's best parks.
With astrophotography on the rise, photojournalist
Shaney Hudson searches the skies for Australia's best
stargazing tours, activities and destinations. mega resorts for kids.
10 Holiday Park Paradises
Natarsha Brown discovers that Australia’s once humble caravan parks have morphed into mega resorts for kids.
100 years of National Parks
As 2016 marks the Centennial of the National Parks Service, Natarsha Brown discovers the inspiration behind such a unique milestone in human history.
What to do in The Outback
The Red Centre is an achievable and awe-inspiring family holiday destination. It just needs a little planning and a little time, writes Vic Widman.
Adventure for all ages
A Whitsunday destination perfect for that multigeneration camping trip, BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort in Airlie Beach hosted its first Grandparents Week this year and it was a huge success.
The road to the real Outback
Swathes of red dirt, impressive landmarks and charming country towns make inland Queensland a must visit. A driving holiday is the best way to see it and we've put together a stop-by-stop guide to make sure you get the most out of your trip.
Great Lakes Summer Escape
With great beaches, great boating, great fishing and great wildlife, David Thorndike and his family discover everything that the Great Lakes has to offer for a family getaway.
Finding a home on the water might just be the perfect way for your family to relax, enjoy something new and create an experience that is truly something memorable. Let us guide you through some of the best houseboat rivers Australia has to offer.
Find out how to enjoy a family roadtrip around Tasmania, complete with all the must-stops! Here's the perfect blend of six Discovery Holiday Parks on Australia's southern isle that will help you as you see it all.
Andrew Mevissen and his family discover all the joys of a holiday in Kiama. From blowholes and beach to segways and sunshine. Find out the elements that are essential for a magical holiday in this part of the world.
A change of speed on the Tweed
The Tweed Coast is a stunning destination, packed with sunshine and perfect spots to stay, beach, explore, hunt mud crabs, eat gelato... and much, much more.
Where the bush meets the sea
If you love to camp AND spend time on the beach, then you have to check out our list of the best national parks in Australia that combine the two.
Offering beachside, bays and lakeside fun - Hawks Nest is the triple threat of camping locations. Best of all, they do it in style! It's a perfect choice for beginner campers and their families - or those who don't like the idea of "roughing it".
Ken Eastwood was fairly sure he didn't like caravan park holidays... until he encountered Emerald Beach. Discover what is so great about this NSW North Coast destination that keeps families coming back.
A Wellington Wander
Wellington, in New South Wales' central west region, packs all the action. While attending Australia's biggest camper trailer meet, David Thorndike and his family uncover all the fun at the zoo, in the caves and, of course, on the road!
Flinders Ranges - Roaming over rocks and ranges
Four hours north of Adelaide you'll stumble across Flinders Ranges - the perfect place to roam wild and free (for adults and children alike). Let Holidays with Kids help you uncover the secrets of this beautiful inland area.
This was where the biggest gold nugget EVER was found, and while the gold rush may now be over, there is plenty of reasons to still be lured to Hill End - just an hour north of Bathurst, NSW.
Caving in to camping
70km west of Mittagong, Wombeyan Caves is one of the best family camping grounds in New South Wales! Offering great spaces, wildlife and amazing cave tours, it's definitely a destination to look out for.
On the road again
A good old fashion roadtrip never loses its charm - as Debbie Neilson-Hunter finds out as she explores some of the best holiday parks on the Queensland coast.
Top Australian resorts for kids
Forget squeaky-clean hotel lobbies and menu items you can’t pronounce. These five-starworthy holiday parks are integrating the resort experience with some of Australia’s most beautiful locales at a family-friendly price tag.
Inland Waters Holiday Parks
If you enjoy unspoiled bushland and beautiful, calm waters, you will love Inland Waters Holiday Parks! Spread between Inverell in the North and Canberra in the South, Inland Waters Holiday Parks have 9 spectacular sites to enjoy.
Family fishing in Wollongong
If you’re yearning for the simple pleasures of fresh air and soft sand underfoot, then the city of Wollongong is just a one-and-a-half hour drive south of city and offers this and so much more!
Byron Bay voted number one!
Cape Byron Conservation Area has been declared the state’s top tourism attraction at the annual NSW Tourism Awards, marking a momentous occasion for the most easterly point in Australia!
Summertime Ski Field
While countless Aussie families already love Thredbo for its frosty fun, many wait a year till their next visit, missing out on everything the Snowy Mountains have to offer when the ice melts.
Get soaked at Emerald Beach
A brand new water park on the NSW Coffs Coast is making waves among families planning their travels to the region.
Get going to Geelong!
There's never been a better time to explore one of Victoria's great port cities than now!
What to do in Kiama
White sandy beaches, a beautiful green mountain backdrop and charming seaside and rural villages. The South Coast of NSW between Kiama and Berry is the perfect place to relax and unwind, writes david thorndike.
BIG4 Port Fairy Holiday Park
There’s a lot of monkey mischief breaking out at BIG4 Port Fairy Holiday Park after the opening of
the ‘Monkeys and Mermaids’ themed playground.
Discovery Holiday Parks
It isn’t truly a family holiday unless every
member, whether tall, small or furry, is
present. Discovery Holiday Parks makes it
simple with its designated dog-,
cat- and fish-friendly sites around
BIG4 Dubbo Parklands
Parklands has recently undergone an impressive transformation
and returns bigger and better than ever before.
Escape2 Holiday Parks and Resorts
12 unique destinations across five Australian states, you will find the perfect family holiday experience with Escape2 Holiday Parks and Resorts
Top 10 Holiday Parks 2014
The votes are tallied and our readers have spoken! Find out which Holiday Parks came out on top in Holidays with Kids' 2013 Top 10 Holiday Parks list.
A trip to the caves is an awe inspiring experience for every member of the family, but it's not always easy to find accommodation nearby. We've tracked down some holiday parks close to some of the best cave systems across Australia.
There is buried treasure about to be uncovered at one of Queensland's most popular holiday parks, Treasure Island. Find out what's in store!
Best Holiday Parks
Looking for a fun-filled family holiday? Holiday parks are great destinations that provide something for all ages. Best of all, you don't have to travel too far to find one!
Holiday Park Magic
Want the run-down on which holiday parks really provide what your family is looking for? Whether you're after non-stop beach time, fantastic kids' pools, unique activities, go-karts, jumping pillows or playgrounds, here's our list of some of Australia's finest offerings.
State Holiday Park Guide
Australia has a LOT of holiday parks on offer, it can be overwhelming to know where to begin when making a choice of where to go! Let Holidays with Kids help guide you to some of the best locations, breaking it down state by state.
Holiday Parks for Snowseekers
Who said a trip to the snow automatically means an expensive price tag? Holiday parks near the slopes are some of the best choices of family accommodations. Check out our picks here.