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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 bursts with entertainment.

BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort, Airlie Beach

Ranked: No.1

The epic park is a dream destination for families and a constant award winner. As the gateway to the Whitsundays, this tropical oasis is an absolute paradise chock-full of entertainment and quality accommodation.

Now you know why adventure is in the name!

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…Cruise on the croc bus tour, better known as Aquaduck Airlie Beach or day-trip to the Whitsundays via a cruise.

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Thirteen watersides should tire them out.

BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park

Ranked: No.2

A regular favourite, BIG4 Gold Coast boasts a ton of family entertainment and excellent accommodation amid relaxing garden-like surrounds. You’ll love the location, too, with proximity to major Gold Coast theme parks and other leading attractions. Oh, and the park is pooch friendly.

It's a gold star for this for adventure water park at BIG4 Gold Coast.

Park highlights:

  • Massive, new water park
  • Resort-style pool with shaded cabanas
  • Poolside café
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Camp kitchen
  • Frisbee golf
  • Bocce
  • Off-road remote control car track

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

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Hold on tight, they're in for an adventure.

BIG4 Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut Resort

Ranked: No.3

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

It's fun and games at BIIG4 Ingenia Holidays Cairns Coconut.

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…Families will love the Kuranda Scenic Railway, or experience the Daintree Rainforest's uniqueness on tour with Billy Tea Safaris.

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It's all go go go.

BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort

Ranked: No.4 (equal)

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 quicky learn why. A location just a stone’s throw from iconic Bribie Island only aids the resort’s pulling power.

Looking a lot like paradise at BIG4 Sandstone Point.

Park highlights:

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

While in the area…Mingle with hundreds of beautiful butterflies at Bribie Island Butterfly House and be sure to check out the island’s intriguing history at Bribie Island Seaside Museum.

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Game, set, perfect match for families.

BIG4 Caloundra Holiday Park

Ranked: No.7

Perched on the water’s edge overlooking Pumicestone Passage, this popular park has all the ingredients required for a fun, family break. It’s all alongside a location that places it within easy reach of brilliant beaches, cafés, and plenty more. 

Jump for joy - BIG4 Caloundra is a kids' paradise.

Park highlights:

  • Swimming pool
  • Jumping pillow
  • Pedal karts
  • Camp kitchen/BBQ area
  • Espresso van
  • Kids’ holiday program

While in the area…The Twilight Markets Caloundra has more than 100 unique stalls to sift through, or how about a swim in a $4 million pool on Kings Beach Foreshore? Yes, please!

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Just a few steps or scooter pushes to the water's edge.

BIG4 Breeze Holiday Parks - Cania Gorge

Ranked: Highly commended

Inland from Bundaberg, this park enjoys a stunning location on the doorstep of epic Cania Gorge National Park where the sight of a spectacular sandstone gorge astounds. In the holiday park, expect plenty of activities and attractions to keep young ones easily entertained.  

If you lose them, we suggest starting your search here.

Park highlights:

  • Water park
  • Swimming pool
  • Daily bird feeding
  • Golf course
  • Local wildlife
  • Outdoor movies (selected days)
  • Kayak hire
  • Wine tastings (hello, happy parents!)

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

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The grass is greener at BIG4 Cania Gorge.

BIG4 Beachcomber Coconut Holiday Park, Mission Beach

Ranked: Highly commended

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. Eh, do we even need to say anymore?!

Steps from the beach at BIG4 Beachcomber.

Park highlights:

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

While in the area…Visit three incredible islands in a water taxi vessel on Fozzy’s 3 Hour, 3 Island Tour.

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Watch the sunset and reset.

Want more kid-friendly holiday parks? See loads of other award winners around Australia here.

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