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Published December 6th 2013
It's not too late to plan holiday fun
Haven't had the chance to think about what to do and where to go during the next holidays? Don't despair, you still have time to plan last minute family holidays. Whether your children are young or a bit older, you will find plenty of family friendly places to stay and activities to enjoy within your budget.
Approximately 1.5 hours north of Sydney, Central Coast has plenty to offer whether you are planning a quiet getaway or an action packed holiday.
Oaks Waterfront Resort, The Entrance Located on the waterfront, this resort features self contained apartments, a gym, a rooftop swimming pool, wading pool and spa. Cafes, restaurants and parks/playgrounds are located right outside.
Situated just 2.5 hours north of Sydney, this is a great spot if you enjoy water sports or want some time to rest and relax. For children, there are plenty of fun activities and places to visit.
One of the best resorts in the Nelson Bay area, The Landmark offers studios and self-contained apartments with fully equipped kitchenette, balcony, Cable TV and DVD player and spa bath. Onsite facilities include heated swimming pool and spa, elevated sun deck, games room, pool table, on-site parking and communal laundry.
One Mile Beach Holiday Park
A holiday park that caters to every budget and lifestyle. Set up a tent, bring a caravan, rent a cabin or a luxury beachside apartment. The park's facilities include a swimming pool with slides, a spa, basketball court, tennis court, volleyball court, putput golf and playground.
Approximately 3 hours north of Newcastle and 5 hours drive from Sydney, Port Macquarie is a popular family destination
Flynns on Surf Resort
Features 1, 2 and 3 bedroom villas with modern facilities including TV with Austar, garage, 2 bathrooms, private balcony, wifi, safe, reverse cycle airconditioning and fully equipped kitchen. Onsite facilities include swimming pool, BBQ area and outdoor dining and plenty of space for children to run, play and explore.
Coffs Harbour is located approximately 6 hours north of Sydney and is ideal for family holidays or as a stopover if driving further up north. It has beautiful beaches and plenty of family friendly facilities.
Opal Cove Resort
A luxurious 4 star resort, which is just a short drive from Coffs Harbour City Centre. Facilities include two swimming pools, outdoor spa, 9 hole golf course, tennis court, sauna, gym, day spa and beautiful gardens, large chess set, arcade games, table tennis and more. The resort offers babysitting service for young children and also a kids club for children aged 5-12.
Aqualuna Beach Resort
This resort offers stunning water views, luxury affordable apartments with private balconies, open plan living room, self contained kitchen, laundry, large bathroom with spa and complimentary car parking, wireless broadband. Facilities include a restaurant / bar, swimming pool, children's wading pool, gym, tennis court, bbq area and games room.