Articles for Kid Friendly

Family Fun at Rottnest Island – Perth Summer Tips

Family Fun at Rottnest Island – Perth Summer Tips December 16, 2010 | Kid Friendly | Read More
It’s heating up here in Perth and I keep seeing messages on Facebook about local friends of mine who are heading over to Rottnest Island. I’ve mentioned “Rotto” often enough before but it really can’t be mentioned often enough: this is by far one of Perth’s most perfect...

Caversham Wildlife Park’s Birthday Wombat

Caversham Wildlife Park’s Birthday Wombat November 25, 2010 | Kid Friendly | Read More
I’m a huge fan of all of our unique Australian animals, but I hold a special affection for the wombat. Perhaps it’s because I loved a TV show featuring a pet wombat while I was growing up; perhaps it’s because they’re usually overlooked in favour of kangaroos and koalas and I...

Hillarys Boat Harbour Beach Perfect for Toddlers in Perth

October 29, 2010 | Kid Friendly | Read More
Summer lasts a pretty long time in Perth, so there’s a good chance if you’re visiting Perth with your young family you will want to hit the beach. One of the problems with many of the popular beaches like Scarborough Beach is that the waves come in pretty thick and fast and they’re...

Perth Zoo Concerts at Night Not Just For Animals

Perth Zoo Concerts at Night Not Just For Animals September 4, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly, Nightlife | Read More
What happens at the Perth Zoo when the sun goes down? Well, the animals listen to live music, of course! Not every night, but when the Nocturnal Concerts series is running, then the animals get treated to a heap of great Australian singers and groups. Of course if you’re visiting Perth at the right...

Perth Zoo Excursion Comes Highly Recommended

Perth Zoo Excursion Comes Highly Recommended July 24, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
You might remember my recent trip to the Perth Zoo was just slightly hampered by a parking ticket – but what I haven’t yet mentioned is how impressed I was by the Perth Zoo itself. I grew up visiting the zoo as a child, but remember mostly concrete and steel cages, which was probably the...

Perth sightseeing for animal lovers

Perth sightseeing for animal lovers July 9, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Perth is a city for outdoor experiences, and if you’re an animal lover then you’ll be happy to learn that many of these experiences take place with our furry, feathered and finned friends! Whether you’re looking for the typical Aussie animal experience with kangaroos and koalas, or...

Travelling with kids in Perth is perfect

Travelling with kids in Perth is perfect June 22, 2010 | Food, Hotels, Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Taking a vacation with your kids in tow is a whole different ball game to other kinds of holidays. But I’m not just saying this because I spent my childhood here or because I’m biased – Perth really is a great place to bring your children. Let me give you a taste of why: Kid-friendly...

Perth’s best beaches are unmissable all year round

Perth’s best beaches are unmissable all year round June 15, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
On the very first day my husband arrived in Perth for the first time – after an almost 24-hour trip from Germany – I took him down to the beach for a swim. Yep, just an hour or two after touchdown we were in the car and driving along the Perth coast, stopping at a quiet Waterman beach where...

Fast food tips if you’re hungry in Perth

Fast food tips if you’re hungry in Perth April 27, 2010 | Food, Kid Friendly | Read More
You might think that grabbing a bite to eat from a fast food franchise is not really a very culturally suitable thing to do when you’re travelling – but if you’re in Perth, you could find some new fast food places that were actually born and bred in Perth, so you’re still getting...