Fun family activities for summer

by Elisa Parry

It’s summertime and the weather is fine! We hope you’re making the most of the school holidays and enjoying time together as a family. If you’re looking for a fun adventure you can all do together, we’ve got plenty of great ideas. From getaways to theme park experiences – you can choose an action-packed or super relaxed activity depending on how you feel. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Family glamping Rottnest Island
WA: 1 night Rottnest Island family glamping

Glamping is the perfect family getaway. Why? Because everything is set up and ready for you when you arrive and you don’t have to pack it all back in the car when you leave! Treat your family to an overnight getaway on the picture-perfect Rottnest Island, with your tent positioned just metres from the beach.

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Surf Lesson in Byron Bay
NSW: Private family surf lesson in Byron Bay

It’s time to take to the waves! That’s right, the whole family will be pro surfers in no time after your private lesson with your very own surf coach. All equipment, sunblock and wetsuits included. All you need is your swimmers and sense of adventure!

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VIC: Swim with dolphins and seals

Imagine the thrill of snorkelling alongside seals and dolphins in the crystal-clear waters of Sorrento. You’ll get up close and personal with friendly fur seals and cheeky dolphins. This is a half-day adventure and brekkie or lunch will be included depending on your departure time.

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Twin Waters Resort, Sunshine Coast
QLD: Family Sunshine Coast stay with breakfast and dinner

Escape to the Sunshine Coast for a memorable family getaway. Make the most of the pool and the beach and get ready for plenty of fun in the sun. Your stay insides a buffet dinner, buffet breakfast, catamaran and kayak hire, and more.

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Indoor skydiving at iFly
VIC: Friends and Family Indoor Skydiving Package – 10 Flights 

In this experience, you’ll get 10 flights to share with 1 to 4 family members or friends. This is a great way to experience the rush of the free-fall of skydiving, without jumping out of a plane. What are you waiting for? Book now and get ready for take-off!

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Giraffes at Taronga Zoo, Sydney
NSW: Sydney Harbour cruise with Taronga Zoo entry

Enjoy the sights of Sydney Harbour via ferry before exploring Taronga Zoo. A trip to the zoo is a great activity for the school holidays and something the whole family can enjoy.

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In-sea aquarium South Australia
SA: In-sea aquarium swim with transfers
Discover a unique in-sea aquarium just off the coast of Granite Island. After being transported by catamaran, you’ll suit up and spend two incredible hours swimming with an array of fish. You’ll have the opportunity to hand feed tuna and interact with marine life in the touch tank.

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Horse riding tour Byron Bay
NSW: Horse riding tour at The Farm Byron Bay

Embark on an educational horseback tour around The Farm Byron Bay and get a behind the scenes look at the sustainable working farm. Have fun exploring the gorgeous 80-acre property and stroll past fields of sunflowers, veggies, cattle, chickens and pigs.

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Family at TopGolf Gold Coast, Queensland
QLD: 2 hours of TopGolf game play

Is your family super competitive? Test your skills and challenge each other at TopGolf as you hit microchipped golf balls into giant dart-like targets. Suitable for all ages and experience levels, there’s a range of games to suit every member of the family.

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