A favourite destination for those seeking a sun-kissed adventure, Queensland is perfect for families. Enjoy the sun, surf and sand of the east coast at one of these quality resorts, each with an excellent onsite kids club. Parents can relax and unwind by the pool or beach while the kids are happily entertained for hours. Each resort also has a range of exciting activities to enjoy as a family, from mini golf to ice skating.
Here are our top five resorts in Queensland with kids clubs.
Daydream Island Resort and Spa, Whitsundays
Home to just one giant resort, Daydream Island is bursting with activities for all ages. Kids can run wild at the Skipper’s Club, open daily, with a variety of age appropriate activities. From treasure hunts and nature walks to basketball and mini golf. There’s also a fantastic outdoor playground available exclusively for Skippers Club guests. Also on the island is the spectacular Living Reef aquarium, home to over 115 species of marine fish and a fabulous outdoor cinema. Spend your days enjoying a hit of tennis, venture on a snorkelling or diving tour or simply laze on the pristine beach.
Zagame’s Paradise Resort, Gold Coast
Kids will love the brightly coloured and playful surrounds of Zagame’s Paradise Resort on the Gold Coast. This resort has a wide range of fully supervised activities available daily at the Zone 4 Kids Club. Carefully catering for babies right through to twelve year olds, there are nine themed play spaces to enjoy. Create a masterpiece in Leonardo’s Painting Room, jump into a space buggy at Astro’s Space Station or search for treasure on the pirate ship in Captain’s Underwater World. Also onsite is a kid’s water park, games room, an indoor ice skating rink, a rock climbing wall and an outdoor play area.
Sea World Resort and Water Park, Gold Coast
Complete your visit to the popular Sea World theme park, with a family stay at the Sea World Resort. The onsite kid’s club offers lively entertainment with specially designed SpongeBob Square Pants and Dora the Explorer adventures. Kids will be enthralled with live appearances from everyone’s favourite characters. Popular activities include face painting, team sports, arts and crafts and kid’s movies at the theatre. Cool off at the huge water park, complete with water slides, water fountains and a shallow kid’s pool.
Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Sunshine Coast
Nestled in lush rainforest surrounds, the Novotel Twin Waters Resort is very family friendly. Qualified childcare professionals offer organised activities daily at the resort’s kids club, Kid’s Cove. Children aged two to twelve years will be entertained as they enjoy face painting, crafts, cooking and games. On Friday and Saturday nights, kids can gather for a popcorn and movie night or a disco and party night. Babysitting services are also available. Onsite, you’ll find a swimming pool and spa, tennis courts, mini golf and a water trampoline. For those fascinated by the big top, consider attending the Circus Espace circus school.
Palmer Coolum Resort, Sunshine Coast
Palmer Coolum Resort offers a fabulous kids club run by qualified childcare professionals. Kids aged six weeks to ten years will enjoy exciting adventures as they dance and sing the days away. Popular activities at the club include painting, swimming, canoeing, movies and games, with special theme days too. Depending on their age, your kids will belong either to the Possums Club, the Kookaburras Club or the Wallabies Club. There are also nine pools at the resort to explore, including a wading pool for the little ones. While the kids have their fun, mums and dads can enjoy luxury spa treatments, relax on the beach or pump it out at the gymnasium.