5. Daydream Island Resort & Spa, Whitsundays
A summer holiday in an island paradise is exactly what the doctor ordered for most stressed parents, and you can have that and more at the Daydream Island Resort & Spa. Located in the Whitsundays, surrounded by the stunning Great Barrier Reef, the resort has loads of entertainment. Everyone will love snorkeling on the reef, the swimming pools, mini golf course, Kids’ Skippers Club, tennis courts, outdoor cinema and of course, the Living Reef, one of the largest outdoor aquarium in the world.
4. Cable Beach Resort, Broome
If the typical holiday locations aren’t up to scratch, then Cable Beach Resort in Broome might be just what you’re looking for. The award-winning resort offers a wonderful spa for mum to relax in, while the little ones enjoy themselves in other ways. In particular, they’ll love the Ocean and Family Pools, the water playground, mini golf, tennis courts and other on-site activities managed by the resort like games and classes.
3. Turtle Beach Resort, Gold Coast
Turtle Beach Resort on the Gold Coast is one of those places that families will keep on coming back to. Located in the beautiful Mermaid Beach area, it’s a stunning location for both kids and parents. In fact, some even call it magical. The resort offers holiday apartments with up to four bedrooms, as well as a kid-friendly Splash Zone Waterpark with four exciting waterslides, a Dumping Bucket, and Water Cannons of hours of entertainment.
2. Seaworld Resort & Water Park, Gold Coast
Another award-winning Gold Coast resort, and favourite of many holidaying families, is the Seaworld Resort & Water Park. The resort has a strong focus on family fun and is constantly upgrading and improving their offerings. Right now, they have the Castaway Kids Adventure Playground, unlimited access to Sea World, and luxurious accommodation to ensure mum and dad are comfortable as well. Yep, this is one that makes everybody happy.
1. Paradise Resort, Gold Coast
If you’re looking for a holiday resort that’s guaranteed, you don’t need to go much further than Zagame’s Paradise Resort on the Gold Coast. The resort has been voted Australia’s Best Family Resort for six consecutive years by Holidays with Kids Readers’ Choice Awards in the 4-Star category. It offers guests a waterpark, kids club and even an ice-skating rink, all on-site. The kids’ entertainment will keep everyone — from babies to pre-teens busy and you — relaxed in a little bit of luxury.