Gympie Music Muster - The beautiful and normally peaceful Amamoor Creek State Forest Park provides the perfect setting for this quintessential Aussie event, with over 50 hectares of well maintained, planned camping facilities, plenty of hot showers and toilets, and a central entertainment precinct. Located 40-kilometres south-west of Gympie, it's an easy drive 2-hours north of Brisbane, just 40-minutes from stunning Noosa and heritage listed Fraser Island. The 20-minute forest drive from Amamoor is easily accessible by all vehicle types, with several creek crossings easily negotiated... just... Read More
Our top ten fun family activities in the Whitsundays - School holidays are just around the corner and it is time to slow down, reconnect with your loved ones and enjoy a fun family getaway in the Whitsundays! Your kids will be wide-eyed with wonder - bright colours, fun places to stay and a huge range of things to do will keep your family busy and entertained while at the same time relaxed and happy.  Here are our Top 10 fun family activities this school holidays: Meet Pancake and Pikelet, the resident stingrays at Daydream Island’s Living Reef and give their baby stingrays a pet! Stroll over... Read More
Grab a cuppa, sit back, relax and enjoy our Club Med Webinar.  This 30 min presentation will help you understand the Club Med all inclusive concept.  Here at BYOkids we specialise in Club Med holidays as they are just perfect for families.  These all inclusive resorts are located worldwide and offer kids and adults fun activities such as circus schools, trapeze, waterskiing, wakeboarding, snow skiing, snowboarding and more.  Plus all your food and alcohol is included so never having to say "NO" is a true no stress holiday!
  I recently went to cook islands on a work trip to review several of the resorts and to check out the Cook Islands as a destination for families.  To access the Cook Islands you fly into the main island Rarotonga.  Many of the flights go via New Zealand, however their is a direct flight from Sydney. The destination is perfect for families.  it’s a great alternative for those who have already done Fiji and Vanuatu and love the south pacific laid back ways.  its very clean and people are house proud and keep their yards, shops and churches very clean.  There is a church every .5km I think,... Read More
by While virtually every individual and couple can enjoy lots of advantages through a house swapping (home exchange) holiday, perhaps families stand to benefit most of all. Think about it... Let's start with the money Firstly, there are the monetary savings to be gained: no accommodation costs; cooking "at home" instead of going out for meals; free use of car; free laundry, clothesline, dryer and DYI ironing. No doubt there will also be other savings. For example, you can't stay cooped up together in a hotel room for long. You'll need to spend a good deal of time... Read More
Ever wanted to travel the world as a travel blogger, filmmaker, photographer and adventurer? Its the dream of many.. If you haven't had the chance then come along and enjoy the journey of two young Aussies, Josh and Tim that are heading off to the States to do just that...  enjoy the ride SPARTAN GAP YEAR Josh and Tim are currently seeking help with their crowdfunding campaign on kickstater.. if you can help they'd really appreciate it via kickstater Here is their story! 365 DAYS, 35 SPARTAN RACES, 2 AUSSIES, 1 CRAZY IDEA. Well that's the tagline. Basically we are two young Australians who... Read More
Book a Club Med Holiday with BYOkids anytime between 1st July 2014 and the 30th December 2014 and you will go in the draw to win another one for your family.  We've got 5 nights for a family of four to giveaway.  We'll choose a winner at random from all clients booked during the competition period.  The winning family will have until October 31st 2015 to take their prize.  This offer is exclusive to BYOkids so if you're thinking Club Med be sure to book at BYOkids now. *ask your consultant for full terms and conditions
What has 300 beautiful hectares of soft, skiable snow, thirteen chairlifts, four T-bars, two rope tows and four magic carpets? What has three terrain parks, two toboggan areas and ski in ski out accommodation? It’s Mt.Buller, the holiday hotspot only a few hours from Melbourne.  From June to October the stunning ski village comes alive with travellers from all over the world, from expert skiers chasing Buller’s slopes to non-skiers who desire a relaxing snow holiday. If you do love to hit the slopes, whether that being on a snowboard, a pair of ski’s or the trusty toboggan, I would definitely... Read More
Australian designed and owned, goolie goolie™ is a soother and comforter in one. It is a baby's dummy that is permanently attached to an iconic Australian plush animal, designed to keep the dummy close to baby without the use of cords or clips. There are 3 designs in the product range, “Bluey” the Wombat, “Banjo” the Koala and “Rusty” the Kangaroo. Each animal has the Australian Flag embroidered underfoot. Characters are approximately 12cm long and 38g in weight. High quality fabrics were chosen to appeal to the tactile development of the child’s senses, important at this age. Choice of... Read More
Giveaway time  -  Head over to our Facebook page and join our community of over 53000 people.  Want to win 5 nights accommodation for your family at The Noosa Apartments on the Sunshine Coast Queensland? Of course you do! Well You can enter now at Good Luck from BYOkids...your family travel gurus Terms and Conditions Competition opens on 15th August 2014 and closes on 25th August 2014.  Entrants will be required to like BYOkids on facebook and offered to follow other pages and invite friends to enter for bonus points.  Email will be required or a login via facebook... Read More