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If you’re still trying to come up with some family holiday ideas for summer that everyone will enjoy, then you might want to consider taking an adventure trip to North Queensland for the experience of a lifetime.


This article is going to highlight holiday idea packages that your family can take advantage of at any time of the year. Whether you want to stay on the coast or head into the outback, North Queensland is a very unique part of Australia that everyone should explore.

Family Holiday Ideas For 2022

Best Family Holiday Idea #1 – Experience QLD’s outback at Mount Mulligan


Basing yourself at Mt Mulligan Lodge, you can experience everything Queensland’s unique outback has to offer.


After Enjoying a decadent dinner and drinks at sunset,  gaze up in wonderment at the myriad of stars in the black, night sky. During the day, go on an ATV off-road tour to explore the area and check out the local wildlife. Fishing, paddle boarding and kayaking are also available leisure activities that will help you make the most of the location.


Mt Mulligan Lodge opens up a gateway of outback adventure. You can even visit historic sites such as old gold mines and tour the quaint Mt Mulligan Township.


Learn more about Family Holidays at Mt Mulligan Lodge.

Family Holiday Idea #2 – Have a picnic on the Vlasoff Sand Cay


Vlasoff Sand Cay is a sand bar located right in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. This tiny atoll is surrounded by coral reef teeming with sea life such as colourful tropical fish, dolphins, manta rays and turtles.


When you book in for the Vlasoff Sand Cay adventure package with Nautilus Aviation, expect an unforgettable experience as you  fly out to the cay on a helicopter. On the way, you’ll be able to drink in all the beauty of the reef from the air and then spend several hours snorkelling the reef around the cay. Enjoy a picnic lunch and wine under the shade of a beach umbrella before or after taking a dip in the crystal clear water.


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Family Holiday Idea #3 – Cruise through the Great Barrier Reef in Luxury


The M.Y. Flying Fish is a luxury motor yacht that is fully equipped with all the amenities you could ever want. It’s one of the best ways to explore the Great Barrier Reef and you get to do it in style.


You can charter the yacht for a day trip for the entire family, or even spend a couple of night’s aboard with all of your meals and drinks included. The M. Y. Flying Fish will take you to various locations in the area where you can snorkel on the reef, do a spot of fishing and even explore some of the local unblemished islands, such as Orpheus Island and Magnetic Island.


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Family Holiday Idea #4 – Explore the Daintree Rainforest


The amazing Daintree Rainforest is situated just north of Cairns and opens you to a whole world of unique Australian wildlife and flora. In a sense, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time when you explore this magnificent wilderness and the best way to do that is to book accommodation right in the heart of the rainforest.


The Daintree Ecolodge offers a number of exciting accommodation and adventure packages to choose from, but no matter what you decide to do, spending a few days and nights at the lodge gives you easy access to exploring this region. Unplug from the world so you can immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere day and night. Experience a wellness retreat, go for nature walks, discover more about Australian culture and lots more.


Learn more about the Daintree Ecolodge holiday packages here.

Start Planning Your Family Holiday In Queensland, Australia


Offering all-inclusive luxury accommodation in the shadow of majestic Mount Mulligan, the lodge features spacious rooms, a beautifully designed main pavilion for guest meals and relaxation, an infinity pool and sunset bar. If you’re ready to book your family holiday in Queensland, check out our packages and start planning your adventure.

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