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Best family holiday parks in QLD

Looking for top-ranked, kid-friendly holiday parks in QLD?

We’re featuring a quality selection of fun-filled BIG4 parks, voted by readers of the popular travel magazine and website, Holiday with Kids, among the best of the best.


BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park

A regular favourite, BIG4 Gold Coast boasts a ton of family entertainment and excellent accommodation amid relaxing, garden-like surrounds. Better still, it's close to major theme parks and other leading attractions. And the park is pooch friendly, too.

BIG4 Gold Coast's water park is a kid's dream come true.

Park highlights

  • Massive water park
  • Resort-style pool with shaded cabanas
  • Poolside café
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Camp kitchen
  • Off-road remote control car track
  • Pedal kart hire
  • Outdoor movies

While in the area…Wander across the street to Movie World for thrilling rides and fun attractions.


BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort, Airlie Beach

This tropical oasis is a constant award winner, and rightly so. It's an epic park chock-full of entertainment and quality accommodation, making it a dream destination for families.

Park highlights

  • Water park with 13 slides
  • Lagoon-style pool
  • Jumping Pillows
  • Mini-golf
  • Adventure playground
  • Outdoor cinema
  • Animal park
  • Poolside massages
  • Sensory room

While in the area…Day trip to the Whitsundays via a scenic cruise.


BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut Resort

Set in perfectly landscaped gardens, this beautiful park is loaded with first-rate family features. And a simple drive to the city centre allows for easy exploration of North Queensland’s many attractions.

Park highlights

  • Splash park with tipping bucket
  • Heated pools
  • 18-hole mini-golf
  • Jumping Pillows
  • Playgrounds
  • Dog agility park
  • Tennis court
  • Outdoor movies
  • BBQ area

While in the area…Hop on board the Kuranda Scenic Railway or experience the magic of Daintree National Park.


BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort

The hype for this Moreton Bay park was evident before it was even complete, and since it opened as a brand-new resort in late 2018 the excitement has firmly remained. Step foot into these spacious, gorgeous surrounds and you’ll quickly learn why. And it's just a stone’s throw to iconic Bribie Island.

Park highlights

  • Splash park with tipping bucket
  • Giant heated pool
  • Kids’ shallow pool
  • Poolside restaurant/bar
  • Gym
  • Games room
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Fire pit
  • Tennis and basketball court
  • Glamping facilities

While in the area…Mingle with hundreds of beautiful winged creatures at Bribie Island Butterfly House.


BIG4 Caloundra Holiday Park

Perched on the water’s edge overlooking Pumicestone Passage, this popular park has all the ingredients required for a fun, family break. Its rich appeal is amplified by a central location, meaning brilliant beaches, cafés, markets, and more are within easy reach. 

Park highlights

  • Swimming pool
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Foodie precinct with pizza/espresso vans (selected times)
  • Waterfront cabins
  • Pedal karts for hire
  • Camp kitchen/BBQ area
  • Kids’ holiday program

While in the area…Choose from one of a handful of excellent beaches.


Tasman Holiday Parks - South Mission Beach

You’ll go nuts for this park, positioned on South Mission Beach's frontage, with supporting views of Dunk Island and a backdrop of World Heritage-listed tropical rainforest. Do we even need to say anymore?!

Park highlights

  • Shaded swimming pool with slide
  • Beachfront views
  • Café
  • Shaded playground
  • Camp kitchen and BBQ area
  • Tennis and basketball court
  • Games room
  • Television room
  • Outdoor movies

While in the area…Visit three incredible islands as part of Fozzy’s water taxi tour.


BIG4 Breeze Holiday Parks - Cania Gorge

Inland from Bundaberg, this park enjoys a stunning location on the doorstep of spectacular Cania Gorge National Park. Within its boundaries, expect plenty of activities and attractions to keep young ones easily entertained.  

Park highlights

  • Water park
  • Swimming pool
  • Daily bird feeding
  • Golf course
  • Native wildlife
  • Outdoor movies 
  • Kayak/boat hire
  • Saturday wine tastings (hello, happy parents!)

While in the area…Discovering the impressive landscapes of Cania Gorge National Park is an absolute must.


BIG4 Conway Beach Tourist Park Whitsundays

Conway Beach is a small community located a short 25-minute drive from Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays. Conway Beach is at the mouth of the Proserpine River, an area renowned for great fishing and adventures for the whole family.

BIG4 Conway Beach Whitsundays has more swim spots than you can poke a stick at.

BIG4 Port Douglas Glengarry Holiday Park

Experience the wonderful hospitality of Glengarry by staying in our cabins, villas, powered and unpowered grass sites.  Fun adventure waterpark with six water slides, including one into the pool, playground, pedal carts and jumping pillow. Plus, a beautiful pool (heated in winter) built along the lines of a natural lagoon with toddler wading area, seating and waterfall.

BIG4 Rules Beach Holiday Park

BIG4 Rules Beach Holiday Park is set on an idyllic beachfront location on remote and unhurried Rules Beach, one of Queensland’s best kept secrets.

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