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Aus noosa beach house kids swimming family stays comfortable
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Auz aboriginal cultural tours 3 family easy going
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Activities in Australia for families

Australia is a treasure trove of family-friendly adventures. Whether you're exploring vibrant cities, stunning beaches, or the great outdoors, there's something for everyone.

When you book your trip with TravelEssence, your family will enjoy a range of hand-picked activities selected to suit your family - providing you with unforgettable moments and becoming the highlight of your holiday Down Under.

As we work exclusively with locally owned and managed companies, whom we have personally selected and experienced ourselves - you can rest assured that any recommendations we make come from our own experience, ensuring quality and authenticity.

Whether you're after an easy-going, active, or adventurous holiday, TravelEssence will craft a tailor-made itinerary that makes your family holiday truly magical!

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Easy going

From cuddling koalas to snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia promises unforgettable experiences for families.

Whether you like to camp in the middle of Australia, go horseback riding along the beach, or kayak through the mystical Noosa Everglades, we will create a bespoke holiday itinerary that is just right for you and your family.

Fancy trying a real Australian damper? Or sailing away to secluded beaches, tropical islands, and colourful coral reefs? Maybe even visiting a camel farm? With TravelEssence, all your dreams can become a reality!

Look inside our best easy-going activities for families
Having fun in Port Douglas rainforest | Australia family holiday
Snorkel and drift through an ancient rainforest
Together with a small group, discover the secrets of the Daintree.
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Spotting dolphins in Jervis Bay | Australia wildlife
Marvel at dolphins in Jervis Bay
Come and marvel at the treasures of Jervis Bay, a perfect mix of wildlife and the beach!
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Daintree river cruise | Australia holiday
Cruise along the mysterious Daintree River
Start your day by hopping on a boat and cruising the Daintree River.
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Stunning landscape | Australia nature
Discover Bruny Island on a wilderness cruise
Discover some of Tasmania's most pristine coastline.
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Cute little penguins | Australia wildlife
Admire penguins in their natural habitat
Watch in awe as Bicheno’s resident population of blue penguins return after a day of fishing out at sea.
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Explore indigenous Northern Territory | Australia holiday
An authentic experience in the Top End of Australia
Travel with a small group to Litchfield National Park and learn about the oldest culture on earth.
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Exciting sandbank | Australia nature
Set sail & explore the Great Barrier Reef
Be mesmerised by one of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef.
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Discover Aboriginal culture | Australia family holiday
Enjoy an authentic Indigenous experience
Visit ancient archaeological sites, spectacular coastal areas, lands once home to giant mammals and get to know the Aboriginal community.
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Family on tour in Sydney surroundings | Australia holiday
Discover the hidden treasures of Sydney
Uncover the enchantment of Sydney on an exclusive Sydney private day tour.
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Stay active and test your fitness levels with a tailor-made holiday that is perfect for you and your family.

What can your active itinerary look like? Surfing with locals, fishing for trout, snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, uncovering the secrets of Kakadu National Park, wandering the colourful streets of Sydney, or going bushwalking in Australia and spotting the elusive Aussie wildlife.

Take the plunge and get in touch with us. We can help you create a bespoke itinerary that is the perfect active holiday for your family.

Stay active while exploring
Little girl having fun on sup board | Australia family holiday
Experience nature on a glass-bottom kayak tour
Experience Australian nature on a glass-bottom kayak tour.
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Kids learning surfing | Australia family holiday
Learn to surf at Australia’s most famous beach
The infamous Bondi is one of Sydney’s suburbs which draws in many locals and tourists.
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Family on tour in Sydney surroundings | Australia holiday
Discover the hidden treasures of Sydney with a local
Uncover the enchantment of Sydney on an exclusive Sydney private day tour.
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Sailing around Magnetic Island | Australia active holiday
Sail away & explore 23 beautiful beaches
Hop aboard and sail the majestic seas surrounding Magnetic Island.
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Swim with dolphins at Mornington Peninsula
Have a close encounter with dolphins in their natural habitat.
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6160 Brisbane Nature Tours walk
Enjoy nature and art on Tawny Trails
Visit some of the main Tawny Trails' stunning nature spots.
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Having fun on the sand dunes | Australia active holiday
A beach and forest eco adventure
Hop on board and go on a 4WD adventure together with a local guide.
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Family snorkeling| Australia family holiday
Set sail & discover a tropical paradise
Sail out to sea and marvel at crystal clear aqua waters, coloured coral reefs and tropical islands together with a local company.
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Bottlenose Dolphin | Australia wildlife
Swim with dolphins at Kangaroo Island
Immerse yourself in a natural wonderland - Kangaroo Island.
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Aus noosa everglades canoe partner see and do active
Noosa Everglades, one of the two only everglade systems on earth
Discover Noosa Everglades in a classic Canadian canoe.
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Adventurous activities in Australia

Are you a thrill-seeking family looking to explore the wildest side of Australia? Then you've come to the right place, as TravelEssence can offer you an incredible selection of adventurous activities Down Under.

Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge, camping in the middle of the Outback, or even swimming with dolphins - are some of the exciting activities to get your spine tingling.

We would love to tell you more about our action-packed, family-friendly activities. Will you dare to find out more?

Exciting adventures for families
Adventurous kayak tour | Australia family holiday
Kayak the waters off Double Point Island
Discover the wonders of the Pacific Ocean and Double Point Island.
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Aboriginal welcome ceremony Harbour Bridge | Australia holiday
Experience an Indigenous welcome to Sydney
Let yourself be fascinated by the lasting impressions of this ancient tradition of a "Welcome to Country" ceremony by an Aboriginal-run family business.
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Exciting water rafting with the kids | Australia active holiday
Go water rafting on Tully River
Get a rush of adrenaline while marvelling at the natural wonders of one of the oldest rainforests in the world.
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Hike through Grampians national park | Australia active holiday
Hike through the Grampians National Park
Discover wildflowers and wildlife during a self-guided hike through the Grampians.
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Aus darwin canoe nature partner see and do adventurous
Canoe and sleep under the stars in a traditional ‘swag’
Get off the beaten track and uncover the secrets of the Top End of Australia.
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Stunning river | Australia nature
Paddle and spot platypus in Tasmania
Together with the adventurous owners of a local Tassie company, discover platypus in their natural habitat.
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4484 Kanu Kapers Kayak Tours family
Discover the Noosa Everglades on a kayak
Enjoy a sustainable kayak adventure through the Noosa Everglades with your family.
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Whale watching in Hervey Bay
Experience the remote west coast of Fraser Island (K’gari)
Discover the secret and isolated sections of Fraser Island while marvelling at the gymnastics of the whales in a pleasant and relaxed setting.
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Ready for the holiday of a lifetime?

Discover a world beyond ordinary

At TravelEssence, we specialise in crafting custom-made holidays that take you off the beaten path and create memories to last a lifetime. We believe in connecting with the heart and soul of a place, introducing you to the locals who call it home. Engage in conversations with fascinating individuals who will share their stories, traditions, and way of life, leaving an indelible mark on your journey.