Great Ocean Road Adventures

Ideas for a Kids Holiday in Australia

What is the Most Popular Holiday in Australia?

The most popular kids holidays in Victoria involve family time and outdoor activities. Because the Great Ocean Road region has over 200 kilometres of coastline, alongside inland farming- and bushland- districts we have a huge range of accommodation options (from camping to self-catering, to five-star resorts).

Our recommended kid-friendly holidays in Victoria locations include:

  • Lorne, which offers beaches, inland hikes and 10 waterfalls within 10 kilometres, mini-golf, trampolines, a cinema, a ropes course, playgrounds and more alongside all of the mod-cons of a regional town.
  • The Otway National Park where you can camp in a serviced or isolated spot and hike rivers, along the coast and in the rainforest. The park features a thrilling zipline giving teenage kids an adrenaline pump and plenty of photos for their socials.
  • Warrnambool, on the coast, not only boasts beaches but is home to the Maremma dogs, made famous by the popular kid’s movie “Oddball”. These Maremma guardian dogs protect the local penguin population on Middle Island. Plus as a regional hub, it has plenty of services like supermarkets, a library, and the popular Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum and Village.

Ideas for Kids Holidays in Victoria

To help you get inspiration and plan a trip our local experts have written several blogs about what to see and do with kids.

You can learn more by clicking on the Be Inspired, and Destinations tabs at the top of this page, or view our accommodation listings.

If you’re looking for kid holidays in Australia why not try the Great Ocean Road?

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, past present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.