So you have the fam bam with you? Easy as, we have you covered with some exceptional trips all no longer than an hours drive away, some even on your holiday door step. Even if you only pick one from the list, we have no doubt it will be a highlight of your travels and the kids will have a blast.
Summerland Camel Farm
Summerland Camel Farm is a working camel farm located only 45 minutes drive from Brisbane's CBD. Visiting the farm just to say hello to the camels is completely free however the farm boasts multiple affordable actives for you and the family to enjoy such as camel rides, farm tours and tastings, farm tours and picnic lunches (BYO picnic blanket), plus they have their lovely Homestead Cafe overlooking the farm where you can enjoy breakfast or brunch and taste some of the freshly made camel products from the farm.
Just one hours drive from Brisbane's CBD, Thunderbird Park is the ultimate adventure hub located in the heart of the rainforest in the stunning Gold Coast Hinterland's Tamborine Mountain. You could certainly spend all day long at this adventure park with family participating in an array of exciting activities such as the famous Tree Top Challenge - a high ropes obstacle challenge amongst the rainforest, Laser skirmish, Thunderegg fossicking in their Thunderegg Crystal Mine, horse riding, mini golf and more. Thunderbird Park also has a great rainforest restaurant and kiosk so your food and drinks for the day are sorted!
Located just one hour north of Brisbane, Australia Zoo will not disappoint. The Irwins are still carrying on Steve's Irwin's legacy and doing an incredible job. Your kids will have the time of their lives feeding Kangaroos and farm animals. The unique wandering wildlife team will personally introduce you to snakes, talking cockatoos, baby alligators, lizards and all kinds of mammals as you navigate your way through 28 hectares and visit more than 1000 animals and the famous Jumping Croc Show is an absolute must see on your travels!
Aussie World is a theme park located on the Sunshine Coast, just a one hour drive from Brisbane. This huge playground is suitable for all ages and offers rides, food, entertainment, shows, shopping and many events to keep you the family entertained all day long! Besides the unlimited rides and mini golf, there is also the fun Sideshow Alley and Leak'n logs - a water play area with a walking mist shed, tipping buckets and walking water jets. An absolute must whilst visiting Aussie World is taking the family for lunch at the newly refurbished eccentric Banana Bender Pub at the entrance of the fun park - the kids will love the bright and colourful 3 story venue.
Only a 20 minutes drive from Brisbane's CBD, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is not only the worlds first and largest koala sanctuary, the incredible establishment that is home to over 100 koalas and 70 species of other Australian native animals and dates back all the way to 1927. Accredited by the Zoo and Aquarium Association for positive animal welfare, this sanctuary truely is a visit for animal wellbeing lovers and activists. From koala holds to kangaroo feeds, this really is such a wholesome family day out. If you wish to take a river cruise from Brisbane to access this splendid day out, Mirimar River Cruises have you covered.
Tailored Transfers Brisbane can offer transfers to any of the following locations, plus a load full of helpful ideas for entertaining the children whilst in Brisbane - our advice is free so get in touch!