• Animals,  Attractions

    Mount View Alpacas, Canungra

    Looking for something unique to occupy the kids? Got out-of-town visitors and want to take a day trip? Or simply looking for a date night (well date day) option that’s a bit different to the usual? Mount View Alpacas is located at O'Reilly's Canungra Valley Vineyard, filled with alpacas just itching to be hand fed, cuddled or walked.

  • Attractions,  Classes,  Family adventures,  Messy play

    The Messy Place, Ashmore

    The Messy Place at Ashmore is the ultimate creative sensory play centre on the Gold Coast, designed exclusively for children under 6 years old. They offer creative and messy play sessions in a safe and enjoyable environment. Here, kids can unleash their imagination and make a mess, while parents relax and connect with not only their children, but other parents too!

  • Attractions,  Family adventures

    Dig It, Tamborine Mountain

    Dig It Tamborine Mountain is Queensland's first mini excavator park for kids big and small! Here, you will sit in the drivers seat of real excavator machinery and participate in construction-inspired activities. It's fully instructed fun for kids and their parents too! You don't need any experience, just a willingness to give it a go.

  • Attractions,  Classes

    Little Kickers Gold Coast

    For many families, the first taste of team sports is through soccer! It's generally seen as a safe and fun option for little ones to get started in the world of sport, and it's never been more popular. Little Kickers Gold Coast is a soccer skills program, that also combines with important early learning concepts such as colour and number recognition, sharing, following instructions and using imagination. They teach soccer in a fun, pressure-free environment that gives children a positive introduction to sport as a whole, not just soccer!

  • Animals,  Attractions,  Family adventures

    David Fleay Wildlife Park, Burleigh Heads

    Nestled in the heart of Burleigh Heads, David Fleay’s is a small wildlife park with a difference! Check out the Nocturnal House, koalas, various species of wallabies, cassowaries, dingoes, emus and kangaroos. There are reptile shows and animal feedings to watch as well. The mangrove boardwalk is a great pram friendly stroll too.

  • Animals,  Attractions,  Indoors

    Gold Coast Butterflies Butterfly House

    Little minds are mesmerised by brightly coloured, tiny fluttering wings, so what better place for a little outing than the Gold Coast Butterflies Butterfly House!? At the Gold Coast Butterfly House you can spend time learning about the plants that provide natural habitats for butterflies and caterpillars, wander around the greenhouse spotting butterflies and even get up close and personal with the different life stages of the butterfly – egg, larva, pupa and adult.

  • Attractions,  Classes,  Free to do

    Bop It Tots, Tweed Coast

    Bop It Tots is an interactive music, movement and sensory play session for babies and toddlers located on the Tweed Coast and catering for southern Gold Coast families too! Each week your little ones will delight and discover a wide range of instruments, sing-a-long to simple action rhymes and participate in musical activities using many of our exciting props.

  • Attractions,  Classes

    Mighty Adventurers, Helensvale

    Fresh from the team behind Mighty Mess Kids, the Mighty Adventurers program is their newest offering designed to support the gross motor and fine motor development of children. Children love to run, jump, climb, roll & explore and through this play, significant skills are learnt leading to healthy growth and development as well as reaching important milestones.

  • Attractions,  Classes,  Messy play,  Nature play

    Messy Play for Gold Coast Kids

    Here on the Gold Coast, we're lucky to have a number of different options available to us for our kids to join in on messy play. Each week you'll find new themes and tray set ups, each carefully thought out and designed to excite and engage all of your children's senses. So what are you waiting for - get those old clothes out, pack the towels and head on over to one of these great Messy Play options!