Holidaying With The Vids - Very Important Dogs
Holidays with Kids|Volume 64
Whether you want to head to the coast for a seaside adventure or hide away from the world in the mountains, Lisa Perkovic discovers there’s no need to leave your fur baby at home.
Lisa Perkovic

Mopping up spills during countless crafternoons, patiently waiting out long toilet training hours with you, licking everyone’s tears after botched fringe cuts, and always up for another ‘adventure’ walk down the street – let’s face it, our furry loved ones have helped hold down the fort this year. And they’ve got used to having the family around all the time. Now we’re allowed back out in the world, it’s time the pets had some fun too. The good news is you can skip the separation anxiety and bring your steadfast sidekick along for the adventure at these top-notch family- and pet-friendly places to stay.

BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park

WHERE Queensland

You won’t have any trouble getting your kids’ screen time down on the Gold Coast. Two words – theme parks. But what about your pup? You can’t take Buddy on a roller coaster, but at BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park, he won’t be left out. Book him into the dog kennel service on-site, and when you’re back from day-tripping, there’s an off-leash dog agility park for a few thrills, the Doggy Poolside Café for treats and the ‘Puppy Pampering Palace’ to ease sore pads. Sure, it’s just a DIY dog wash station, but even your pets should feel like they’re on holiday. Throw in all the bells and whistles of BIG4 – playgrounds, waterslides, jumping cushion – and you’re all set. goldcoastholidaypark.com.au

Fairmont Resort & Spa Blue Mountains

WHERE New South Wales

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Unreal Ulladulla

With superb seafood and to-die-for beaches, Ulladulla has it all. ZAC DE SILVA explores this little strip of paradise with Holiday Haven.

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the Luxe edit

Introducing our new dedicated section for five-star families who want to enjoy luxury experiences with their little ones.

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Tokyo time

As Australian travellers ready themselves to travel again, REMI O’REILLY suggests safe, clean and kind Tokyo should be top of the list for families.

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Northern delights

New Zealand’s North Island shines with vibrant cities and spectacular natural delights. Here are HELEN HAYES pick of the best places to visit with kids.

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Learning lift off

Looking for a tutor for your kids? Experienced teacher and tutor, JOCELYN PRIDE, offers her advice on choosing the right one for your child.

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Barefoot Luxury

Sheriden Rhodes reveals the luxe Fijian resorts that are raising the bar for families.

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Tweed Time Out

Kirianna Poole discovers why the Tweed on the Northern NSW coast is the perfect place for a chilled family beachside vacation, minus the crowds.

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Holidaying With The Vids - Very Important Dogs

Whether you want to head to the coast for a seaside adventure or hide away from the world in the mountains, Lisa Perkovic discovers there’s no need to leave your fur baby at home.

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Paradise Resort Revamped

The newly renovated Paradise Resort is ready to reopen.

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Importance Of Seeing Australia Through The Cultural Lens Of Its First Nations People

Aleney De Winter explores the importance of seeing Australia through the cultural lens of its First Nations people.

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