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Family Resorts in Australia
" Popular family vacation resorts in Australia "


Daydream Island Resort & Spa
Daydream Island, Australia
Phone: +617+49488488
Availability & rates
Daydream Island is located within the Whitsundays Islands group on the north eastern coast of Queensland, Australia in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The resort offers a range of accommodations for family vacations each beautifully appointed with refreshing balcony views. The resort is complimented by a diverse range of fun filled activities, magical dining experiences, contemporary facilities, secluded beaches and stunning rainforest. From an outdoor cinema featuring the latest block busters, Australia’s premier 19 hole themed mini golf course, direct access to live coral reef & world class rejuvenation spa, kids club, baby sitting is available, themed mini golf course, snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming pools, helicopter rides, fish feeding and much more.

Hamilton Island
Hamilton Island, Queensland, Australia
Phone: 1800 075 110 / +612 8353 8444
Hamilton Island is nestled in the heart of 74 tropical Whitsunday islands, just off the Queensland Coast and at the edge of the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. As the largest inhabited island in the Whitsundays, Hamilton Island is the only island with an airport catering for direct commercial and charter flights. Hamilton Island spoils families of any size with self-contained accommodation. Dining out with family is both an easy and fun experience on Hamilton Island, with a dedicated kids menu in selected restaurants. Hamilton Island has enough activities to entertain the entire family separately or together. With go-karts, mini-golf, Koala Gallery, watersports and tours, the famous Wire Flyer and much more. Kids get really spoilt on Hamilton Island with safe and supervised age related adventures including arts and crafts, beachcombing, snorkelling, hiking, fishing, mini-golf and pool games with children of similar ages. While the children are enjoying themselves at the 'Clownfish Club', find a spot under a palm tree or by one of the 6 island pools with a cocktail and a book in hand, and feel the stresses of city living literally melt away. Once you've rested and recharged, you have the choice of over 40 different activities to enjoy.

Hayman Island Resort
Great Barrier Reef
Hayman Island, Queensland, Australia
Phone: (61-7) 4940 1234
Availability & rates
Hayman is Australia's most celebrated private island destination, beautifully situated in the magnificent Great Barrier Reef and presenting an array of unique and memorable resort and Reef experiences. Hayman offers resort living in 244 beautifully appointed rooms, suites, penthouses and a villa, situated in Pool, Palm, Lagoon and Beach Wings, all featuring private terraces or balconies. Hayman Resort offers indoor and outdoor sports, tennis, swimming pools, beaches, water sports, shopping and much more for adults. For the children, Hayman offers plenty of activities at thier Kids Club for children age 5 to 12 and the Crèche for children 6 weeks to 5 years old.

Novotel Palm Cove Resort
Coral Coast Drive
Palm Cove, QLD 4879, Australia
Phone: 61 7 4059 1234
Availability & rates
Novotel Rockford Palm Cove Resort is located between the beautiful Coral Sea coastline and spectacular Kuranda Ranges, only 20 minutes north of Cairns Airport. With 4 km of sandy beaches lined with majestic palm trees, Palm Cove is a unique seaside village and popular day spa destination featuring a variety of award winning restaurants, cafes and retail shopping, all just a brief walk away. Novotel Rockford Palm Cove Resort guests enjoy a choice of spacious and contemporary rooms, suites and self-contained apartments, with private outdoor terrace or balcony overlooking one of the resort’s swimming pools, gardens or 9 hole golf course. Enjoy some rest and relaxation whilst the children enjoy the games room, bike riding, crocodile slide and always popular kids club, “Kid Zone”. Cane Cutters restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner offering modern Australian cuisine plus children’s menu and why not relax at V-Bar overlooking the pool whilst sipping on your favourite beverage. Take a day trip to visit two World Heritage sites, the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. Also near by are the Cairns Tropical Zoo, Atherton Tablelands, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures, Kuranda and Skyrail. After a day of activity return and enjoy the tranquil and natural essence of Palm Cove. This could be your next dream holiday!

Novotel Twin Waters Resort
Ocean Drive Sunshine Coast
Mudjimba Beach, QL, 4564, AU
Phone: 866-539-0036
Availability & rates
The Hotel Novotel Twin Waters Resort is located on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, just an hour's drive north of Brisbane and only 3 miles from the Sunshine Coast Airport. Hotel Novotel overlooks a private salt water lagoon as well as a long stretch of surf beach. Guests have the option of staying in a resort room, king suite, or lagoon suite. Dining options are diverse, enjoy a meal at the over-water formal restaurant, grab a take-away dinner after a long day, grab a snack at the club-style bar, or feast at the buffet. While the kids let loose at the Busy Body Australia Kids Club, play a great 18-holes at the Twin Waters golf course or revel in luxury at the Lagoon Day Spa. Family-friendly activities abound at Twin Waters. Learn to walk the high-wire or fly on the trapeze at the Resort's dedicated circus school, Cirque Espace. Race through the wilds of Queensland on an all-terrain Segway. Looking for a quieter day out - go kayaking or sailing on the Lagoon.

Rydges Capricorn Resort
Farnborough Road
P/O Box 350
Yeppoon Qld 4703
Phone: (07) 4925 2525
Availability & rates
Nestled amongst 22,000 acres of sprawling tropical landscape, Rydges Capricorn Resort offers an unparalleled range of leisure facilities, sightseeing activities and day tours to key tourist attractions within the Capricorn Coast region. The Resort's magnificent array of activities together with its quality accommodation and wide choice of restaurants and bars allows guests to design the holiday they want, whether it be a relaxing overnight getaway, a three-day golfing escape, or a longer stay taking in all the region has to offer.  The Resorts world class golfing facilities include two exquisitely crafted and challenging championship golf courses, catering to both low and high handicappers. Other facilities include the gym, lawn bowls, tennis, guided horse riding tours, archery and massage and beauty centre. The resort offers Kids Kapers, which is licensed as a Long Day Child Care Centre. The Centre is available to children from 2 -12 years with a wide variety of developmentally age appropriate experiences.

Sea World Nara Resort
P.O. Box 690,
Queensland, Australia, 4215
Phone : (07) 5591 0000
Sea World Nara Resort is Australia's Number One Theme Park Resort, renowned for its excellent accommodation, superb facilities and friendly staff. Situated on Queensland's glorious Gold Coast, the secluded and luxurious resort is bordered by a world famous surf beach and the idyllic Broadwater. A low rise Resort set amongst beautiful tropical gardens featuring attractive rainforest atriums, the property consists of 405 rooms in three different accommodation wings. Sea World Nara Resort's unique features include a monorail link to Sea World, a popular Kid's Club, heated lagoon-shaped swimming pool and award winning restaurants, just to name a few.

South Molle Island Resort
South Molle Island, Australia
Phone: +61 7 4946 9433
South Molle Island Resort, Australia's South Pacific paradise, is cradled between the Great Barrier Reef and the Queensland coast in the heart of the spectacular Whitsunday Passage and features 405 hectares of unspoilt National Park rimmed by scenic beaches, bays and inlets. the perfect location to get away from it all. The resort offers a casual and relaxed atmosphere ideal for both families and couples. South Molle Island Resort also offers the opportunity to play a 9 hole golf course on the resort with wonderful views over the Whitsundays and surrounded by National Park, go snorkelling or swimming at one of the many easily accessible bays and inlets or take in one of the many walks in the National Park. The resort offers several kids programs with age appropriate activities.



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