Aussie Family Holiday Guides

Whether it's a driving holiday a few hours from home, or flying to the other side of the continent, planning your family holiday can be a strain. There are so many hotels to choose from!  Finding a hotel with the right mix of activities for the kids, accommodation to suit a family and a great location close to all the sights can be a nightmare.  Wake up! has simplified the planning process to make your next family getaway a true holiday and not a chore.

To help you plan your Aussie family holidays (and keep the kids un-bored), we’ve added some fun Family Holiday Guides to the site. Each one includes:

* 3 days worth of cool places and stuff to eat, play, see and do
* highly recommended hotels for families

Click on a city below to view our Family Holiday Guide for that destination
Gold Coast

3 star
122 Ferny Avenue Surfers Paradise 4217 Australia
Located in Surfers Paradise, Paradise Resort Gold Coast is by the ocean and minutes f...more
3.5 star
70 Pier Street Perth 6000 Australia
A stay at Pensione Hotel Perth places you in the heart of Perth, walking distance fro...more
4 star
18-26 Cannon Street Manunda 4870 Australia
With a stay at Cairns Colonial Club Resort in Manunda (Cairns), you'll be minutes fro...more
5 star
Resort Drive Hamilton Island 4803 Australia
Boasting an infinity pool and a private beach area, this resort offers adult only, be...more
4 star
Shute Harbour Road Airlie Beach 4802 Australia
Ideally located on Shute Harbour Road, Club Croc Hotel Airlie Beach is just a short w...more
3 self rated
6 Adelphi Terrace Adelaide 5045 Australia
Comfort Inn Haven Marina is a boutique-style property in Glenelg, overlooking the Hol...more
0 self rated
249-263 Great Eastern Highway Geelong 6104 Australia
When you stay at Country Comfort Inter City Hotel Perth in Belmont, you'll be near th...more
5 self rated
8 Whiteman Street Melbourne 3006 Australia
Rising above Melbourne’s vibrant Southbank precinct, Crown Towers offers spacious lux...more
4 star
26-32 Marina Boulevard Cullen Bay Darwin 0802 Australia
With a stay at Cullen Bay Resorts in Larrakeyah, you'll be in the entertainment distr...more
4 self rated
208 South Terrace Adelaide 5000 Australia
Sage Hotel Adelaide is a 4.5-star hotel overlooking the picturesque South Parklands....more
5 star
233 Victoria Square Adelaide 5000 Australia
Set in the heart of Adelaide city overlooking Victoria Square, Hilton Adelaide boasts...more
4 star
101-105 The Esplanade Cairns 4870 Australia
Located on the Cairns Esplanade in the city centre, Mantra Trilogy offers spacious ac...more
4 star
Corner Ocean Ave & Gold Coast Highway Gold Coast 4217 Australia
Relax in either the indoor or the outdoor pool at Mantra Sun City, located in the hea...more
4 self rated
100 Murray Street Sydney 2009 Australia
Located 3 minutes’ walk from Harbourside Shopping Centre in Sydney CBD (Central Busin...more
5 self rated
34 Esplanade Cairns 4870 Australia
Experience a sense of luxury at Hilton Cairns, located on the Cairns Esplanade. Boast...more
4 self rated
Resort Drive Hamilton Island 4803 Australia
Located directly opposite Catseye Beach, Reef View Hotel features a restaurant, bar a...more
4 self rated
20 Runnymede Street Hobart 7004 Australia
Just 2 minutes' walk from Sullivan's Cove and Salamanca Place, this restored mansion...more
4 self rated
1 Padbury Circle, Sorrento Perth 6020 Australia
Quality Resort Sorrento Beach offers free WiFi access and hot or continental breakfas...more
4 self rated
64 Cavenagh St Darwin 0800 Australia
Surrounded by tropical gardens, with swimming pools and a waterfall at its centre, Tr...more
4 star
42 Grosvenor Street, Sandy Bay Hobart 7005 Australia
Grosvenor Court is located in the quiet streets of Sandy Bay within easy walking dist...more
5 self rated
199 George Street Sydney 2000 Australia
Overlooking Sydney's historic Rocks area, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney offers free WiFi,...more


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