Travelling and visiting places is so much fun that you won’t want to miss out on such memorable experiences if you can help it. Travelling gives you the opportunity to experience new things, meet new people, learn about different cultures, taste exotic food you’ve never had before, and generally have a great time.
This piece explores some of the best places in Australia where you can spend such vacations and have the time of your life; there’s no better way to experience all these than with family.
If you’re planning a vacation with your family, these are fantastic options for you to consider visiting. Regardless of where you come from, you don’t have to worry about moving your luggage, pets, or anything else you’d like to bring along. Ausmove takes away the stress by collecting any belongings from your door and making the delivery at any of your chosen destinations.
So, without further ado, let’s dive in!
Kakadu National Park
Kakadu is located in Australia’s Northern Territory. It is a huge National Park, fraught with natural beauty, with many notable sites and activities that make it a fun place to visit.
It boasts diverse wildlife in abundance, which thousands of people come to see each year. There are also beautiful waterfalls, aboriginal rock art sites, and rivers where you can jump in and enjoy a swim.
Besides all this, most people find walking and bird watching very interesting – as they do fishing too! Kakadu has it all. There are many more things to see and do in Kakadu, so check it out.
Where can you stay in Kakadu?
Depending on your budget, some of the best hotels in the area include:
- Jabiru Kakadu – budget
- Aurora Kakadu – mid-range
- Mercure Kakadu – luxury
Margaret River is an amazing place to visit. Here, you will find over 150 wine producers, beaches that are out of this world (except they are in Australia, of course), caves waiting to be explored, forests to walk through and animals to discover that you never thought existed. There are also mountain bike trails and whales to watch as they go about their business, as well as many other incredible things.
As for the river itself, Margaret River is beautiful, welcoming and calling out to you right now. Don’t you think you should heed its call?
Margaret River Backpackers – Affordable
Edge of the Forest Garden Motel – A few more bucks and it’s yours
Grand Mercure Basildene Manor – It’s really grand
If you’re interested in surfing and exploring beaches, Byron Bay is a perfect destination. It is the ideal destination for surfers, spa lovers, yogis, scuba divers and skydivers alike.
It’s also a great place for whale watching. Generally, Byron Bay is a place to have fun – especially if you’re a fan of the aforementioned activities. Even if you’re not, what are you waiting for?! You can even take lessons, dive in and prepare to have the time of your life here. Just don’t miss out on the fun.
Byron Bay YHA – Easy on the pocket
Lord Byron Resort – Mid-range
The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa – Luxury
Uluru is known as the ‘spiritual heart of Australia’ for good reason: this is a place where you can come and clear your head, forget about the pressures of life or just bask in the euphoria of its awesome sights.
Experience sunset and sunrise in a whole new way, walk around the amazing landscapes and maybe even take a camel ride. This is a truly amazing experience, but you’ll need to see and feel it for yourself.
Where to stay in Uluru:
Outback Pioneer Lodge – Budget
Sails in the Desert – Mid-range
Longitude 131 – Luxury
Daintree Rainforest is reputedly 110 million years old, but it still hasn’t lost any of its charm and appeal. It is one of the oldest existing rainforests in the world, and yet one of the best places to visit in Australia.
Amazing spots to visit here include Cow Bay, Cape Kimberley, Mason’s Cafe, and Cape Tribulation – a remarkable place where two World Heritage sites meet; the Daintree and Great Barrier Reef.
Take your family for an amazing experience each of you will cherish for the rest of your lives.
Best options for lodging:
Cape Tribulation YHA – Budget
Daintree Wilderness Lodge – Mid-range
Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa – Luxury
If you’re looking for a place to put your driving skills to the test, racing against other drivers for the sheer fun of it, then Fraser Island is by far your best bet. The island is 123 km long, 23 km wide, and the largest sand island in the world. It makes for an unforgettable adventure you would doubtless never forget.
Where to stay:
Eurong Beach Resort – Mid-range
Kingfisher Bay Resort – Luxury
In a nutshell
Australia is packed with many tourist attractions, but these are our top picks. So, when you plan your next family vacation, choose Australia and be sure to visit any of these amazing places. We can guarantee you’ll have the time of your life – an experience you won’t be in a hurry to forget.