Outdoor Summer Activities in Australia

By ivan matsumoto  |  Posted: November 24, 2017

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    The end of the year is approaching but the beginning of summer is here. Kids are eager to begin their summer adventure so where should families go? The beach, park, field… with over 2000 outdoor activities across the whole Australia, we’ve put together our recommended hot picks from each city.

    Find outdoor summer activities in Australia at Fun Kids Guide!


    Take part in this extremely fun combat sport in which players use their recurve bows and foam-tipped arrows to shoot at the opposing team members on the field.

    Similar to paintballing but without the bruises. Families and friends can wage all out war with each other in different unique and entertaining games. 

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    For thrill seekers, experience the most exciting jet boat adventure in Sydney. You’ll get a taste of the ocean air and hear the excitement as you and other passengers will be jetted around the Sydney harbour. 

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    Ensuring families that they’ll have an unforgetable adventurous day in Sydney, Eagle Rock Adventures offers exciting activities like abseiling, canyoning, hiking and kayaking tours. 

    All the equipment is modern and top of the line and safety is guaranteed, guaranteeing a memorable experience for the family.

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    Who says you can’t have an outdoor adventure in luxury? Without hurting your bank account, sail down the Yarra River in affordable luxury as you get the chance to hire your own private cruise. Bring family and friends to hop on board and see Melbourne from a unique perspective from the water as you pass by popular attractions. No boat license is needed. 

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    Imagine a high-tech game of hide and seek. Using GPS technology, participants search for a series of marker posts cleverly concealed around  the gorgeous Lake Daylesford.  

    As you hunt down the markers, there are activities and observations along the way, as well as information to solve the Treasure Hunt puzzle.

    Suitable for five year olds up, the GPS Treasure hunt takes around 90 minutes to complete, and a prize awaits those who can successfully solve the puzzle.

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    Boab Boat Hire (Redcliffe and Cairns)

    This summer, go out into the ocean blue and swim around the gorgeous waters of Queensland. Hop along the cheerful orange vessel and take your family out for a whole day of swimming, snorkeling, fishing and more. 

    See below for the available branches in Queensland 

    Redcliffe branch

    Cassowary Coast branch


    Outside your comfort zone is where the magic happens! Children 6 – 13 years can take up any number of activities such as Junior Rock Climbing at Kangaroo Point or the Glasshouse Mountains, Mountain Bike tours, river or estuary Canoeing tours. Teenagers 15 – 18 can also do team building activities. Gear up and have an awesome experience outdoors!

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    For fun in the sea, go with Gold Coast Party Pontoons. Families can take advantage of the city’s gorgeous coast and cruise around the water the whole day. Bring along food, drinks and your own music, have a BBQ, play games, swim – this vessel is all for you to enjoy so what are you waiting for?

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    Come and enjoy Parasailing, Jet Boat Rides, Jet Ski Hire and Speedboat Rides right in the heart of Surfers Paradise.

    What better way to enjoy your summer?

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    Bring the family to Country Life Farm and let the kids hand feed the friendly farm animals! Rabbits, guinea pigs, goats, sheep, geese, ducks, donkeys, ponies, cows, llama and curious alpaca!

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