Relocations are the ideal time of year for a family holiday giving you the chance for a comfortable getaway without breaking the budget. We have put together a list of family friendly activities and destinations that will keep everyone entertained on their relocation rental up the shining East Coast of Australia. Visit one, two or all of our recommended activities or sights and make the most of your motorhome
relocation from Hobart to Brisbane.
East Coast Natureworld, East Coast of Tasmania
Nestled on 150 acres of stunning parkland and lagoons, East Coast Natureworld in Bicheno is the perfect family-friendly activity on the East Coast of Tasmania on your way to the Spirit of Tasmania Ferry terminal. Charming natureworld gives the kids a chance to get up close and personal with Tasmania’s native animals including the unique and endangered Tasmanian Devil, wombats, Eastern Quolls and Teddy the
gorgeous koala. Enjoy lunch in the relaxing Gallery Café before stopping by one or more of the feeding exhibitions where you can learn about the species at the park. Wander around the pram-friendly pathways on your own or take a guided tour.
Melbourne Aquarium, Melbourne
No family motorhome relocation stopping in Melbourne is complete without a visit to the Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium home to over
10,000 aquatic animals. Wander around and observe sharks passing overhead or try one of the incredible experiences ranging from fish
feeding to Shark Dive Xtreme. Kids will enjoy the Penguin Passport giving them a chance to sit amongst King and Gentoo penguins. Whatever you choose to explore at this award-winning facility, there is something to entertain everyone in the family.
Bega Cheese Heritage Centre, Bega
All kids love cheese and the Bega Cheese Heritage Centre is a convenient stopover on the Sapphire Coast on your way to Brisbane. Sample a range of the world famous cheese and learn about the history of dairying in the charming Bega Valley. Take the kids to the coffee shop where you can enjoy a delicious coffee and the kids can sample one of the many milkshakes available. Don’t forget to take some of their fantastic produce with you to enjoy on the rest of your holiday.
Madame Tussauds, Sydney
Do you want to see a life-size perfect clone of your favourite Australian or international stars? The whole family will love a visit to Madame Tussauds in Sydney where you can visit a range of zones including the history zone, leaders zone, sports zone, music zone and TV zone home to all your favourite celebrities. Kids and adults alike will enjoy having their photo taken next to their favourite stars. Purchase your tickets online beforehand to save up to 30% on tickets.
Moonshadow Whale Watching Cruise, Newcastle
Get up close and personal with nature’s giants on a Moonshadow Whale Watching Cruise in Newcastle. Keep an eye out for these magnificent creatures from one of the large viewing decks or the undercover seating. The entire family will enjoy whale and dolphin spotting along the beautiful coast.
Dolphin Marine Magic, Coffs Harbour
Dolphin Marine Magic is a must for anyone venturing up the New South Wales coast to Coffs Harbour. This fantastic pet porpoise poolgives everyone in the family the chance to get up close and personal with Labradors of the sea: Dolphins. The park offers a range of experiences including dolphin shows and private dolphin swims where you can splash around with a dolphin. Hug a dolphin, ride on its belly and appreciate the playful nature of these magnificent creatures. The kids will love this unique opportunity to get to know these friendly animals.
Beaches of Byron Bay, New South Wales
Byron Bay is the ideal spot to slip, slop, slap and spend the day at the beach. The kids will love splashing around in the shallow and crystal waters at one of the many patrolled beaches. Build a sandcastle, take a family surf lesson and visit one of the beach-side playgrounds. There are many coastal walks in the area perfect for little legs. Kids can try snorkelling, surfing or body boarding with a range of water-equipment places to hire from.
The Gold Coast Theme Parks, Queensland
A trip to Queensland’s sunny Gold Coast is not complete without visiting one or two of the fun-filled and family friendly theme parks. Choose from Wet ‘n’ Wild, Movie World, Dream World or Sea World. All have rides to accommodate all ages and provide a full day’s worth of entertainment and family fun. Buy your passes individually or purchase a group pass.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane
Everyone wants to cuddle a koala and there’s no better place to do so than Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane. This sanctuary has been voted as one of the Top 10 Zoos in the World and is home to over 130 koalas. Other animals at the sanctuary include platypus, Tasmanian
devils, snakes, crocodiles and birds of prey. Once you have seen a range of animals, dine at one of the two cafes onsite or make use of the free
BBQ and picnic facilities.
Streets Beach, Brisbane
Spend the day exploring Australia’s only man-made street beach in the popular suburb of South Bank in Brisbane. This patrolled beach situated in the heart of the city is a great outing for kids of all ages and also gives parents a chance to relax and read a book or two while the kids splash around. Enjoy spectacular city views, tropical plants and the sub-tropical climate of your final relocation destination, Brisbane.