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Mar 31
Top 15 Things to do with Kids in Melbourne

Renowned as the world’s most liveable city, Melbourne offers plenty of family-friendly activities that can leave you spoiled for choice. Whether you are a local seeking new adventures or a visitor exploring Melbourne with little ones, making decisions on what to see and do can be overwhelming. To help make your choice easier, my family […]

Aug 15
13 places kids can see animals in Melbourne

Spending time with animals is a fun and valuable way for kids to build confidence, empathy and lasting memories. There are many fabulous places both on land and in water where kids can see animals in Melbourne. Advertisement Image: The Big Goose The Big Goose The Big Goose is a working farm an hour south […]

Jun 18
Family day trip to the snow in Victoria

You don’t have to drive for hours on end to enjoy a day at the snow with the family. Victoria has two alpine resorts Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort and Lake Mountain Alpine Resort that are ideal destinations for families wanting to experience a day trip to the snow. Advertisement Image: Mt Baw Baw, Kiddiehood Mt Baw Baw […]

May 29
Koala Conservation Reserve – Phillip Island

The Koala Conservation Reserve on Phillip Island opened to the public in 1992. The reserve aims to protect an area of habitat so a population of koalas can live and breed safely. It also provides visitors with the opportunity to view koalas and other Australian wildlife up close and personal in their natural habitat. Advertisement […]

May 25
Phillip Island Penguin Parade

Located 90 minutes drive from Melbourne, Phillip Island is well known for the beloved Penguin Parade, which takes place each evening at dusk. Phillip Island has one of the largest Little Penguin colonies in the world, with thousands of Little Penguins making the journey each night. We decided to take the kids along so they […]

May 20
Churchill Island – Phillip Island Heritage Farm

Accessible from a small one-way bridge on the northeast side of Phillip Island is nestled on the fertile and windswept island that is known as Churchill Island.    In 1801, lieutenant James Grant disembarked from the Lady Nelson with seeds provided by farmer John Churchill after whom the island was named. The seeds were given with […]

Nov 17
Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery

If you love chocolate you must visit the Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery. Located on the Victorian Surf Coast nestled between Torquay and Anglesea, Leanne and Ian Neeland have created a chocolate paradise ideal for a day trip from Melbourne. The Chocolaterie is set on 15 hectares and features an ice-creamery, the Pod Café, […]

Jun 05
Best family trips to the snow in Victoria

The Victorian snow season traditionally starts on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in June and finishes in August/September. Victorian families are lucky enough to have lots of options for family-friendly trips to the snow. There are 5 main alpine resorts around Victoria – Mt Baw Baw, Mt Hotham, Falls Creek, Mt Buller/Mt Stirling, and Lake […]