Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Family trip to Australia

My family had a fun trip to Gold Coast, Brisbane and Moreton Island during the recent September school holidays. Traveling with young children was not easy but glad we made it. We went to Paradise Country Farm, Sea World, Movie World, Skypoint Observation Deck, Factory Outlet, Brisbane City Tour and ?Moreton Island where we fed wild dolphins and played sand tobogganing.

Our first day was at Country Paradise where we saw koalas, kangaroos, sheeps and horses. My kids had a lot of fun feeding the kangaroos.

There were so many Chinese tourist here that they translated every English sentence to Chinese during the show.

In the afternoon, we went shopping at Factory Outlet where you can see all the branded stores. before we checked in at Grand Chancellor Hotel, Surfers Paradise.

At our hotel lobby of Grand Chancellor Hotel. I love this hotel because the rooms were spacious and it's just a stone's throw away from the beautiful beach.

Photos taken from our hotel room. It was a nice view of the city and the beach.

View of our hotel swimming pool.

On our 2nd day, we went to Sea World. It was crowded because it happened to be school holidays in Australia too. We enjoyed the shows by the dolphins and sea lions. The jet ski show was really good too.

Photo with Boots, Dora was not around.

After Sea World, we went to the Skypoint Observation Deck Level 77 to get a good view of Gold Coast.

The next day, we went to Movie World where we saw stunt shows, cartoon characters, superheroes, 4D shows and a great parade. There were many thriller rides and family rides too. This was my daughter's favorite place because she loves to sit on all the rides.


The parade was really nice with lots of cartoon characters walking and dancing.

On the 4th day, we went for a swim at the hotel pool. It was windy but sunny.

 After checking our, we walked by the beach. The sand was really white, fine and soft, sort of like the sand at Redang Beach in Malaysia. The difference was the weather, it was cooler and very windy here because it was spring time.

 In the afternoon, we took a boat to Moreton Island - Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort where we fed the wild dolphins there. It was my first time feeding wild dolphins.

Went Sand Tobogganing the next morning. Really fun too. I slide down twice.

We enjoyed ourselves very much and it was a little tiring but we had a great trip. This was the first time my son went for an overseas trip. We hope to travel more in the future.


  1. The sea world looks like a really nice place to visit! (Or is it because im fish hahaha) gonna put it into my bucket list ;)

  2. wow looks fun and enjoy :) need to start saving for the trip

  3. Wah.. I Nak pergi Australia someday just because of the kangaroos.... weee !

  4. Wah.. I Nak pergi Australia someday just because of the kangaroos.... weee !

  5. Wah.. I Nak pergi Australia someday just because of the kangaroos.... weee !

  6. Really enjoyed looking at your photos. What an awesome family time you all had.

  7. Australia is nice and peaceful place to visit.

  8. I always thought of visit Australia but end up can't make it. Believe you have a memorable family trip there. Enjoy browsing your happy photos here. :)

  9. Such a wonderful lovely trip.. I miss my australia trip now...

  10. Cool photography. I think it was really awesome trip to Australia. You and your family enjoyed it.

  11. now thats a lot of photos. how i wish i could visit australia one day..

  12. Kaola bear. I wanna hug hug it too.

  13. I didn't know you can view gold coast at such height end! What a wonderful family trip you have right here! ^^

  14. Nice trip.. thanks for the koala bear that you bring from Australia