Holiday Ideas for LGBTQIA+ Families

15 Nov 2022

The lead-up to the holidays can be a stressful time for families. It’s hard to come up with the perfect holiday plan that will suit everyone and ensure your little ones will have memories to last a lifetime. Here are some unique holiday ideas for your family.

A bit of adventure

From family obligations to last minute gift-shopping, it’s sometimes difficult to squeeze in everything you want over the holidays. If you’ve already got a packed holiday season but want to sneak in something special for the kids, Treetops Adventure has you covered. Offering short but impactful experiences, it would be a perfect day trip. With destinations across almost every state and an array of activities – from ropes courses to segway tours – this sky-high experience would be suitable for families across Australia. Treetops Adventure offers experiences for guests ages three and up, so it’s sure to be a successful outing for every member of the family.

Climb through the trees with a Treetops Adventure ropes course

For a different approach to a short holiday outing consider a tour with Aquaduck Gold Coast. This amphibious tour company takes guests for a tour through the city and then takes a dive into the water for a river cruise. Kids will love the iconic Duck vessel, and they might even get a chance to drive it on the river and get a Captain’s certificate! This fun and unique activity would be a perfect holiday outing for the whole family.

Guests are welcomed aboard the AquaDuck

Australia’s sunshine-filled Christmases are the perfect chance to go to the beach with family, and where better to do so than in the beautiful Whitsunday Islands! If you want a stress-free holiday experience, Wings Sailing Charters might be the perfect choice for you and your family. These skippered yacht charters provide you with an all-inclusive journey around the Whitsunday Islands, departing from Airlie Beach. You can choose day trips or overnight trips to take in the best of Australia’s beaches with your family. With food and crew provided, all you have to do is relax and enjoy your holidays. If your family is a little more adventurous, Whitsunday Escape offers bareboating charters, where you’ll be the captain of your own ship.

A family enjoys a holiday with Wings Sailing Charters

A longer stay

If you’re looking to book a longer holiday with your family, consider thinking outside the box when it comes to accommodation. Rather than stay in a standard hotel room with a large family, try out accommodations with self-contained living areas, kitchens, and multiple bedrooms.

Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel offers a standalone, two-storey villa with a full kitchen and dining room, perfect for a traditional holiday meal with family. The Italian-inspired design is well-suited for a classic celebration. Closer to the beach, for a more Aussie holiday, Whalers Cove Beachfront Villas also provides standalone villas. These villas would be perfect for a holiday with extended family, sleeping up to 10 guests.

A lounge room in one of the Whalers Cove Beachfront Villas

You might also want to find something even more unique for your holiday stay. The Oasis Byron Bay features treetop apartments so your family can have a holiday surrounded by nature. These treetop houses are multiple-level accommodations set in the middle of bushland just a short journey away from the beach. This is a perfect option if you have little ones who love the outdoors.

Holiday amongst Byron Bay's natural scenery at The Oasis

For something a little more private, Chateau Rosemund is a private cottage in the Victorian countryside. The cottage features a farmhouse kitchen stocked with the cooking essentials, making it a perfect place to prepare a special holiday meal. With three bedrooms, Chateau Rosemund would be a great holiday escape for a family.

Enjoy a holiday meal in Chateau Rosemund's country-style kitchen

If your family likes to pack in as much adventure as possible, you could take the kids on a holiday road trip in a JUCY rental campervan! With a range of campervans that sleep 4, JUCY is the perfect choice for a small family wanting to get on the road over their holiday break. You can rent JUCY vans in major cities across the country, including Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney. Your kids will definitely have something to brag about back at school if they spend their holidays seeing the sights of Australia!

Take your kids to see Australia's sights with a JUCY campervan

This year, make the holidays extra special with one of these unique activities and getaways!

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