• Thunderbird Park entrance
    Gold Coast,  Queensland

    Thunderbird Park Camping with a Toddler

    Thunderbird Park at Mount Tamborine is all about adventure. Surrounded by beautiful bushland, and offering many activities to challenge and excite, it is a popular destination in the great south east. But with so many activities geared towards school aged children, parents are likely to wonder if a visit to Thunderbird Park camping with a toddler or pre-schooler is worthwhile. Is there enough for them to do, or will they be too little to participate in the activities? Are the amenities suitable? Will you be overun by school groups? We visited Thunderbird Park with our two year old and here are our thoughts. Accommodation options at Thunderbird Park Thunderbird Park…

  • Curtis Falls Mount Tamborine
    Gold Coast,  Queensland

    Mount Tamborine Walks with Kids

    One of our favourite pastimes is bushwalking. Taking a scenic hike through nature can be incredibly satisfying – our hard work is rewarded by the views, and at the end of the day we sleep so much better after the activity and fresh air.  Luckily for us, little man loves to hop in the child carrier (“back pack!” he says) and come along for the ride.  On a recent camping trip we trialed two Mount Tamborine walks which are suitable for the whole family. Cedar Creek Falls The Cedar Creek section of Tamborine National Park offers a track with spectacular views the whole way. The walk ends at Cedar Creek…

  • Gold Coast,  Queensland

    Paradise Country

    Paradise Country is one of four Village Road Show theme parks on the Gold Coast. It features Australian wildlife, farm animals and outback demonstration shows. We visited in August when little man was almost a year old.  Like many children this age, he was fascinated with animals so this was a big drawcard. Paradise Country offers a Farmstay experience and includes various camping and glamping options. We were keen to take little man on his first camping trip.  The beauty of Paradise Country is