Remember those great family road trips you went on as a kid? Those were good times. The games of “I Spy”, a bag of Minties and their joke wrappers and fighting for elbow room with siblings on the back seat. Favourite CD’s got played over and over until you knew all the words on every song and you’d always get to stop off somewhere exciting.
What will your kids remember?
Make new memories on a family road trip. It’s a fantastic way to reconnect and spend time together. In South East Queensland there are just so many paths you could take, and just so much to see and do.
Head down to the beautiful Gold Coast or up to the Stunning Sunshine Coast that both boast magnificent beaches that stretch away into the distance as well as stunning natural bushland full to the brim with wildlife and not to mention awesome picnicking and camping spots and fantastic tourist attractions like theme parks and family watersports.
You could go in the other direction and head for the hills, there are some awesome day trips to many of the famous quaint and charming towns of the South East’s hinterland. Stop at the Wildlife Park to feed kangaroos and hold koalas.
Perhaps head camping on the spectacular landscapes of the Scenic Rim and the Great Dividing Range. Find rainforest getaways and go camping in clearings while you get back with nature and have the time of your life.
Take a trip to Toowoomba to see the Darling Downs with a range of camping and family activities on offer in addition to the beauty of the natural surroundings and Toowoomba’s renowned gardens.
Even pack the rods, reels and an esky and head off on a fishing expedition on one of the well stocked waterways of the region. Great fishing opportunities await in the Logan, Bremer, Lockyer and Upper Brisbane catchments. You’re awash with freshwater choices in the South East, some choice freshwater fishing destinations include.
Try your hand at fly fishing in the shallow perfect conditions of the upper Logan River. Maroon, Wyaralong and Moogerah are all prime freshwater dams that are brimming with big catches, just check the bag limit for each area before you go.
The family road trip is a great experience for all, it’s a rewarding bonding experience and will help the kids discover the joys of nature and getting out and about. It might even get them off the phones and screens for awhile! Whatever the excuse you use to get going, just hit the road and set off on an adventure, you can’t go wrong in South East Queensland with a family road trip.