Brisbane's Best Day Trips

Family friendly day trips to enjoy year round

What better way to spend a day with your family then to explore beyond Brisbane and see what the surrounding areas have to offer. All of these day trips will have you making long lasting memories. Enjoy!

Sunshine Coast

Highlights include:

Pristine beaches of Caloundra
Sea Life Aquarium at Mooloolaba

Visit Here for more information on what to see and do at the Sunshine Coast.

Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Highlights include:

Visiting the stunning towns of Montville and Maleny
Maleny Dairy Farm Tour
Hike around Glass House Mountains
Visit Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World

Mount Tamborine

Highlights Include:

Tamborine Rainforest Sky Walk
Tree Top Challenge
Thunderbird Park
Explore the rock pools of Cedar Creek Fall

Gold Coast

Highlights Include:

Ripley's Believe it or Not in Surfers Paradise
Amazing theme and leisure parks
Southport’s Broadwater Parklands’ giant playground
Head to the Hinterland and take a hike in Lamington National Park
Take a tour of Tropical Fruit World

Visit here for more information on what to see and do on the Gold Coast.

Theme & Leisure Parks

Both the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast have so many family friendly theme and leisure parks to choose from!

Highlights include:

Wet 'n' Wild
Sea World
Dream World
Movie World
Aussie World
Australia Zoo
Thunderbird Park
Ginger Factory
Big Pineapple HQ
Corrumbin Sanctuary

For a comprehensive list of these, including ways to save on tickets, see here

Mountain Escape

Escape to nature in one of Brisbane's many beautiful country and rainforest destinations.

Highlights include:

Mount Glorious
Mount Mee
Samford Village and Samford Valley. You can even stop by Harry Potters Store of Requirement.

Island Hopping

If you are feeling adventurous, head to one of these island paradise

Bribie Island, including a visit to the Butterfly House
Moreton Island where you can visit Tangalooma and feed the dolphins
Stradbroke Island for a weekend of camping and 4wdriving


Ipswich has many wonderful family friendly things to do including:

Workshops Rail Museum where you can meet Thomas
Queens Park which even has a petting zoo.

Is there anywhere else your family loves to go? Please let us know so we can add it to the list!

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[INTRO Imagine you have a free Saturday or Sunday and you can't imagine taking your kids to the local playground AGAIN. You want to get out and explore a bit more of what Brisbane has to offer. So where should you go? Your answer is in this list!]

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