Come to Brisbane for a fantastic holiday with the kids. Brisbane has fantastic holiday accommodation and hundreds of attractions and holiday activities. Because of its location on the Brisbane River and the shores of Moreton Bay, Brisbane incorporates many aquatic activities that Australian find so appealing. The kids will love its proximity to both the Sunshine Coast in the north and the Gold Coast in the south which are home to the country’s best theme parks and zoos.
Day trips from Brisbane are available to take you and the kids to some fantastic locations. Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo is at Beerwah on Brisbane’s northside. Here you will find the exciting crocodile feeding displays that were Steve’s pride and joy as well as many new additions like big cats and elephant. To the south are the theme parks of the gold Coast and daily transfers are available. Dream World, Movie World, and Seaworld plus the fantastic Wet’n’Wild water park are all on the day trip menu.
Depending on the age of your kids, they may like to go to some of Brisbane’s great sporting events. The Brisbane Lions AFL team and the Australian Cricket team can be regularly seen at the Gabba which is Brisbane’s most famous sporting arena. The Queensland reds can be seen at Ballymore and the Brisbane Broncos rugby league team can be seen at Suncorp stadium. If you are looking for something a bit more educational, you can take the kids to a museum or art gallery. The Southbank parkland is connected to the city by two pedestrian bridges and the parkland have plenty of great activities for kids. There is a monster swimming pool, fireworks displays and lots of hands on attractions.
A day away on Moreton Island is something the kids will love. You can take a tour to the Moreton island lighthouse, swim in the calm waters at Tangalooma resort or feed the dolphins each evening at the Tangalooma jetty. Most places where you can stay will be able to assist you in arranging these tours.
There are often specials and packages for Brisbane displayed in this website so Brisbane is a truly great place to take the kids for a holiday.