Kidzcationz's Top 5 travel destinations for kids

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 7 October 2015

10 mins

At just 12 years old, Bella Tipping has founded Kidzcationz, a travel review site written by kids for kids. Hear our interview with her and mum Bernadette, and check out Bella's top 5 tips for kid-friendly trips.

Disneyland
"I’ve been lucky enough to visit Disney 12 times! My favourite park is the original park at Anaheim. I just love Peter Pan’s flight, California Screaming, Radiator Springs and Autopia, even if mum and dad get a bit bored after the tenth ride!"

Nashville
"The home of Country Music in USA! Plus they have deals where you buy one pair for cool boots and you get two pairs FREE! We stay at the Gaylord Opryland and it is so huge! They have beautiful gardens and even a boat which sails around the shops." 

Port Douglas
"One of the most beautiful places in Australia.  It's amazing to be snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef and see some of the most beautiful coloured fish in the world. We did a tour of Cape Tribulation and took a boat ride down the Daintree River and saw crocodiles in the wild."

Newcastle
"It's only four hours drive from our place - so it’s just up the road really! We stay at the Crowne Plaza because we love seeing the huge tankers come into the terminal. They are so huge they dwarf the hotel. We like to picnic at Blackbutt reserve - it is like an oasis in the city. But watch out for the black swans... they are feisty!"

Dubbo
"I love my hometown and really want other people to experience everything it has to offer. We’re the gateway to the bush so a venture out west will take you to the wheat belt and cotton fields. Our main attraction is the Taronga Western Plains Zoo which has animals from all around the world!"




Listen to more Lifestyle & Travel segments

Looking after the wellbeing of your whole family, without losing sight of your own

What does family wellbeing look like? And where does that put your wellbeing when it can often be at the bottom of your “to do” list Jacqui Jones is the…

My Big Fat Greek Life: How one mum changed to make every day a Greek island paradise

When Spiri Tsintziras stumbled upon the story of an idyllic greek island called Ikaria, she didn't realise her life, and the life of her family, was bound for change She…
14 mins

Why making time for your own happiness is vital for every parent

When you have small children, life is full. Getting through the day is an accomplishment We talk a lot about "me time" and it's considered a serious luxury once you…
15 mins

How to feel great and energised after baby

Sleep deprivation, birthing a child, looking after babies and children; they can all take it out of you. Before you know it you feel run down and you’re running on…
7 mins

How to protect your kids when you're posting online

We've been told that sharing photos of our kids online is not safe The images could end up anywhere. But sharing is fun- because we like to keep our friends…
10 mins

What's it really like to make the "tree change" with kids?

Becky Gilhespie used to live down the road from Shevonne Hunt in busy, traffic-congested Sydney Recently Becky made the "tree change" to sleepy little town 2 hours south of the…
12 mins