Queensland’s Top 3 Family Travel Destinations

When it comes to selecting a destination for a family holiday in Queensland, we truly are spoiled for choice. With 28 Oaks properties throughout Queensland, we are the experts in family travel in the Sunshine State and below are our top three family travel destinations with Oaks.


1.The Sunshine Coast


Enjoy our award wining family resort, Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort


Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is the ultimate family holiday destination. Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort has recently opened a new waterpark complete with water slides, fountains and interactive activities which will keep the kids entertained all day long. If that’s not enough, kids can enjoy the tropical lagoon pool, triple galaxy climbing frame, kangaroo jumping pillow, floodlit tennis court, 18-hole mini golf course, beach volleyball court and spa.

Spacious, self-contained apartments and villas cater to families and groups of all sizes. Parents and kids will also love a day out at Australia Zoo, SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium, one of the Sunshine Coast’s many pristine beaches or the magnificent rural hinterland.



2. Hervey Bay

Enjoy whale watching activities when you stay with Oaks Hervey Bay Resort


Four hours north of Brisbane is the coastal town of Hervey Bay. Hervey Bay is one of the best spots in the world for whale watching, having recently been recognised as the world’s first Whale Heritage Site for its responsible and sustainable whale watching practices. From July-October, Humpback whales use the calm, protected waters around Fraser Island to teach their calves how to 'adult' including flip slaps, blowhole spurts and full, 40-tonne out-of-water aerial displays.

Located on Hervey Bay's picturesque Esplanade, Oaks Hervey Bay Resort and Spa is just a stone's throw away from family friendly beaches, laid-back coastal eateries, bars, boutiques, tours and local attractions. One, two, and three-bedroom suites offer spacious lounge and dining areas, fully equipped kitchens, separate laundries and private balconies or patios.


3. Coolangatta

Theme park near Oaks Gold Coast


Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites is perfectly positioned in Coolangatta for families looking for a laid-back holiday. Coolangatta offers the best of two different worlds – from the family theme parks and attractions on the Gold Coast, to the natural beauty and quaint seaside villages of Northern NSW and the Tweed Valley, Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites is the perfect hub from which to explore this exciting region.

Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites features spacious 1 and 2 bedroom self-contained apartments, most with sheltered balconies providing pool, ocean or hinterland views. Kids will love the swimming pool complete with a slide, while parents can watch on from one of the shaded pool chairs nearby.

For the ultimate in space and comfort, the property also offers a range of split-level executive apartments with spa baths.