When it comes to entertaining the little people in your life then Brisbane has a plethora of options available year round and many of these are FREE!
- If its fun in the sun you are after then there are many parks dotted around this beautiful city! Some of the best include- Rome Street Parklands, Wynnum Wading Pool and Park, Sandgate Foreshore, Mount Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, New Farm Park, Sherwood Forest, Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point, South Bank Parklands, Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks and Wellington Point.
- For a wet weather alternative why not head to the Children's Art Centre at the Gallery of Modern Art, Southbank where the kids will be able to get their creative juices flowing with the innovative and interactive programs on offer. The Queensland Museum and Sciencentre also provides them (and you) with an exciting and amusing range of educational pursuits!
- The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary was established in 1927 and is the perfect place for the kids to interact with not only koala's but kangaroos, wallabies, snakes and rainbow lorikeets and is only 15 minutes from downtown Brisbane.
- For the budding bookworms the numerous Council Libraries around the city offer a program of events and activities for kids throughout the year and during school holidays.
If you are looking to combine some of these great ideas with a weekend or school holidays getaway then don't forget The Manor Apartment Hotel offers spacious apartment accommodation perfect for the whole family and is conveniently located in the heart of the CBD.