GOLD Coast theme parks are among three Queensland destinations travel giant Lonely Planet believes are the most family-friendly in Australia.
The other Sunshine State destinations include Far North Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef and Brisbane.
“Broad, bronzed and open-skied, Australia is built for family travel – a dazzlingly diverse country strewn with tropical reefs, surf beaches and snowy heights,” Lonely Planet says.
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“The vast distances between A and B can test parental patience, but with some savvy planning you can focus on the delights of exploring with people much closer to ground level than you are.”
Australia’s Top 10 Family-Friendly Destinations according to Lonely Planet are:
- Sydney Harbour
- Touring Tasmania
- Darwin & the Top End National Parks
- Far North Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef
- Gold Coast Theme Parks
- Victorian High Country
- Kangaroo Island
- Southwest WA