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On the hunt for a fun getaway with the kids during the upcoming long weekend?
List of Australia’s top family-friendly attractions according to TripAdvisor’s global travel community

SYDNEY – 14 April 2014 – With Aussie domestic travel on the rise[1] and the Easter and ANZAC Day long weekends just around the corner, TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, has revealed Australia’s top family-friendly attractions in Australia for a fun getaway with the kids2.

Sydney’s Urban Jungle Adventure Park came in first place in New South Wales, followed by Jenolan Caves in the scenic Blue Mountains in second place. Queenland’s picturesque beaches took out the top spots in the sunshine state, and Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, Warrnambool was the number one choice in Victoria. Ningaloo Ecology Cruises Glass Bottom Boat in Exmouth came up on top in Western Australia.

Top family-friendly attractions in NSW:

1.       Urban Jungle Adventure Park, Sydney (5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 59 reviews)

2.       Jenolan Caves, Jenolan (4.5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 365 reviews)

3.       Taronga Zoo, Mosman (4.5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 1,028 reviews)

Top family-friendly attractions in QLD:

1.       Burleigh Heads Beach, Burleigh Heads (5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 288 reviews)

2.       Coolangatta Beach, Coolangatta (4.5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 335 reviews)

3.       The Strand, Townsville (4.5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 323 reviews)

Top family-friendly attractions in VIC:

1.       Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, Warrnambool (5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 112 reviews)

2.       Australian Age of Dinosaurs, Winton (4.5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 101 reviews)

3.       Sovereign Hill, Ballarat (4.5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 580 reviews)

Top family-friendly attractions in WA:

1.       Ningaloo Ecology Cruises Glass Bottom Boat, Exmouth (5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 256 reviews)

2.       Turquoise Bay Exmouth, Exmouth (5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 295 reviews)

3.       Ngilgi Cave, Yallingup (4.5/5 bubble rating on TripAdvisor, 158 reviews)

[1] The latest National Visitor Survey by the Tourism Transport Forum has shown continuing growth in domestic travel, with overnight trips in Australia up 1.8 per cent and spending up 3 per cent.

[2] The top family-friendly attractions were determined based on the quantity and quality of reviews by family travellers on TripAdvisor. The bubble rating on TripAdvisor is correct as of 7 April 2014.