Here’s your monthly round-up of the top posts published in July. Check out reviews of indoor play centres, a Melbourne icon, something for little train fans and bike riders, a new playground and snow trip tips. Happy reading!
1. Where to Have Fun When There's No Sun
These winter months can drive you a little crazy if you're cooped up inside with the little munchkins. Check out the list of the best play centres in Melbourne to avoid any rocking-in-corner-pulling-your-hair-out situations.
2. Good Old Fashioned Fun at Luna Park
Walking through that ‘big scary mouth' into Luna Park to enjoy the old-fashioned amusement park is something everyone Melburnian has to do at least once in their lifetime.
3. Kids Brush up on Their Cycling Skills Without Breaking the Bank
Camelot Traffic School is a cheap no-frills option for practising cycling skills. Fully fenced off and set up as a mini city, it's a great place for your little ones to have a hoon around, learn the road rules and build their confidence on bikes and scooters.
4. One for Little Train Fans
Moorabbin Miniature Railway is the only miniature train in Melbourne's south/bayside, and is a great fun low cost family outing.
5. Git Yer Wee Behind to The Bonnie Overnewton Castle
Yep you guessed it…it's a Scottish Castle, and the dude who built it was called William too! (who would have thought?!). Overnewton Castle is a gorgeous venue for weddings and functions and has delicious high tea on the first Sunday of each month.
6. You Had Me at “Puppies”
Dingoes! Come and learn all about these friendly, curious and gorgeous creatures at the Dingo Discovery Sanctuary and Research Centre.
7. Underwater Quest at Legoland
Yay! there's a new play area at Legoland! Underwater Quest is filled with sharks, seahorses, mermaids and all creatures from the deep blue sea.
8. The Best Memberships to have in Melbourne
From zoos to libraries to galleries, check out the list of the best memberships in Melbourne for families.
9. Aviation-themed playground
This Aeroplane park will not disappoint your junior plane enthusiasts! Filled with loads of aviation-themed play equipment, your little pilots will be in heaven.
10. Planning a Trip to The Snow?
This is the ultimate guide to planning a fun and successful Family Ski Trip or Snow Holiday. Practical tips to help your holiday run smoothly.