So what did we see & do in Marysville? – Family Travel Blog – Travelling with Kids

When I researched Marysville and some of the activities I was hoping to do while we were in town, I ended up with a bit of a list. Well we have just returned from our trip and I will fill you in on a secret, we only managed to tick off one of those activities and that was to visit the Cathedral Ranges for a walk.

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My Review – Big 4 Taggerty Holiday Park, Victoria – Family Travel Blog – Travelliing with kids

Over the Christmas/ New Year break we went on a camping trip to the Big 4 Taggerty Holiday Park with the kids. I had researched a heap of things to keep the kids busy and entertained but in the end we did very few of them but still found plenty to do in the area and also plenty of other things that we didn’t get around to doing. Here’s my review of the Big 4 Taggerty Holiday Park. We love camping, its great for the kids and it saves us money that we can spend on other things. (more…)

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Annual Poohstick Race – Taggerty – New Years Day – Family Travel Blog

We dropped into the local General Store during our recent camping trip to Taggerty and were told about the 8th Annual Poohstick Race that was to be held on New Years Day on Little River. What’s a Poohstick Race you ask, so did we so we had to go and find out. (more…)

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Goughs Bay – one of Victoria’s hidden gems

Over the June long weekend, I was lucky enough to snag my brothers holiday house at Gough’s Bay. Gough’s Bay…… I can hear you all saying.   Gough’s Bay is a lovely little town on Lake Eildon about 20 mins from Mansfield. Why is it the perfect place, because it has the best of both worlds! In summer you have the lake, great for boats, water ski’s, skiing, swimming, fishing & anything else you can think of.  Then during winter its 40 mins drive to the nearest snow fields, Mount Buller.

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Phillip Island, Victoria – Penguin Parade – July 2013

In July 2013, our family spent a long weekend at Phillip Island. I bought a 2 night/3 days package off Scoopon. Scoopon offers daily deals from various companies offering food, drink, travel & shopping specials. On this occasion the deal was for a 3 bedroom villa at the Ramada Resort for a maximum of 6 people.  I paid $330 for the whole package that included a complimentary bottle of wine & various discounts for sightseeing attractions in the area.

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