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Take a Staycation

It’s holiday time. Time to STEP OUT of the rat race, the wheel of overwhelm or the rut of trying to get it all done, and take a STAYCATION.

You are constantly worrying about your children being the best they can be, so why not do the same for you!

Find your flow by connecting with nature or losing yourself in a new challenge or activity to destress.

According to Mihaly Csikszentmihaly, ‘The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… the best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched.’

Stretch the family this school holidays with adventure, exploration, inspiration or through creative expression.

A daytrip or an overnight getaway really does offer many benefits to those who choose to stay home these holidays…

  • You will support your LOCAL economy
  • STRESS FREE travel with kids
  • More time to RELAX
  • REDUCE your travel costs
  • No luggage
  • LESS carbon emissions.

Discover Spark Pop’s top 10 local adventures for families found right here in the great south east:

  1. Find your crew and set sail on the Brisbane River with GoBoat
  2. Meet the ponies at Brisbane’s newest equine centre Exhibition Equestrian
  3. Test your balance and coordination iceskating at Acacia Ridge or Boondall with Iceworld
  4. Take in the lush and scenic views surrounding Maleny Botanic Gardens or an Aviary Tour to discover the colourful and exotic birds.
  5. You really have to see it to believe it! Take the drive to Darling Downs Zoo just 2hrs drive west of Brisbane.
  6. Tree Top Challenge will see your little ones test their courage with 4 awesome ziplines and 50 rope games to choose from.
  7. Discover wildlife and stunning scenery with Eco Noosa River Adventures.
  8. Looking to make memories to last a lifetime, try Hot Air Balloon with Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights.
  9. Warm sunny winter days are calling you to hit the water, try GC Wake Park or Bayside Wake Park.
  10. So many incredible animal encounters waiting for you at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, plus meet the nocturnal residents this holidays by booking a Twilight Tour.

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