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By Family Friendly Accommodation

Discovering Mission Beach on the Great Barrier Reef

Mission Beach delivered all we could have wanted – and much more – on our family holiday to this under-appreciated Great Barrier Reef destination.  I am torn between keeping the secret and encouraging more of you to visit. But this Queensland region has suffered the wrath of a two cyclones over 10 years and needs…
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Spirit of Tasmania – a Family Friendly review

As frequent travellers to Tasmania, our family was looking forward to our first trip on the ‘new’ Spirit of Tasmania. Both ships (Spirit of Tasmania I & II) underwent a $31 million refurbishment in 2015. I really wanted to love this trip, but while the décor has improved, there were some lowlights amongst the highlights.…
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Blue Lotus Water Garden – a spot of Asia in the Yarra Valley

There are many things to do with the kids when visiting the Yarra Valley, including Healesville Sanctuary, the Yarra Valley Chocolate Factory, not to mention a family friendly winery or two. But there is one special place that doesn’t seem to make many lists of family activities. On the face of it, I can see…
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Australia Day special – our favourite Australian destinations

Our family has been lucky enough to experience some wonderful Aussie holidays. So on Australia Day, I wanted to share a picture post of some of our favourite holiday destinations around Australia. This list is by no means inconclusive and there are many area we are yet to travel, including the NSW North Coast and…
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The people behind On the Beach Holiday Apartments

If you believe the marketing hype, booking holiday accommodation through Airbnb is the only way to experience true kindness and passion from wonderful hosts who want to share their local community with you. But this is just not true. Around Australia and beyond, you will find property owners, managers and employees who are part of…
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