Our Family Bucket List


Since the birth of my first child, I’ve had a basic ‘wish list’ of travel destinations and experiences floating around in my head that I wanted to experience with him. Add in two more children, and that list has somewhat grown in length.

Some major life events motivated me to set out a proper bucket list into written words and actually start ‘ticking off’ the items with my family, while creating some incredible memories together.

Visit a museum ✔

Visit an old gaol ✔ – Alcatraz

Visit a zoo ✔

Explore the underwater world at an aquarium ✔ – California Academy of Sciences, Monterey Bay Aquarium

Go fossicking

Find a dinosaur fossil

Find our way out of a maze

Complete a Park Run

Play mini-golf

Explore a glow worm cave

Attend a professional sporting event 

Go zip lining

See fire flies at night

Milk a cow


See wild dolphins ✔ – Golden Gate Park

Go whale watching

Go on a cruise

Visit an art gallery

Take a train trip

Visit the snow ✔- Thredbo 

Visit the Australia War Memorial  ✔

Visit Parliament House  ✔

Holiday on a houseboat

Travel on a ferry ✔ – Alcatraz

Road trip around Tasmania

Visit every state of Australia – QLD, NSW, NT, ACT so far!

Stay on a real outback station

Watch a sunset at Uluru

Tackle the Gibb River Road in the Kimberley

Snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef

Go 4WDing on Fraser Island

Get back to nature in Australia’s National Parks

Explore Norfolk Island

Explore New Zealand in a motorhome

Feel the magic at Disneyland ✔

Visit the Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco

Visit 10 USA National Parks – Grand Canyon, Yosemite

Hang out in New York

Get soaked at Niagara Falls

Travel along Route 66 ✔

Go island hopping in Hawaii 

Cruise the Inside Passage of Alaska

Visit a total of 25 of the 50 USA states – California, Nevada, Arizona,

RV road trip through Canada

Eat sushi in Japan

See the Northern Lights