The Best Kids❜ Gumboots for All-weather Fun in 2024

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When you're a parent of active kids, a rainy day can wreak havoc on any plans for peace and quiet. Active kids don't let a little rain spoil their day, and nor should they! Playing outdoors in the rain without a care in the world is one of the best parts of being a child (and certainly makes for some very happy childhood memories!).

Instead of being bothered by the mess that accompanies playing in the rain, we say embrace it with a pair of trusty kids' gumboots!

We've jotted down our favourite kids' gumboots in Australia that will keep children's feet dry and parents' minds sane during the wetter months.

The Best Kids' Gumboots for All-weather Fun in 2024

1. Wellies Online

The best kids gumboots
Wellies Online come in a wide range of colours, designs, and sizes. 

You know you’ve come to the right place for sturdy shoes when the name is Wellies Online.

These boots are made for some serious stomping in puddles with their collection of kids’ gumboots made from premium outer materials, heavy-duty soles and even fleece-lined inners for those frosty days at the park. Take your pick from an array of colours and designs, from fire engines to sharks, butterflies and rainbows - adorable!

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2. Kmart

As we know, little feet have the propensity to grow quite quickly, so rather than spending a bomb on a pair of kids’ rainboots that will soon become too small, head to Kmart to save a buck without scrimping on quality.

You’ll find a wide variety of wet-weather footwear suitable for boys and girls with a range of different tastes. Grab a pair of boots for fans of Spiderman, Bluey or dinosaurs, or keep it sweet with some pink, polka-dot or horse boots.

3. French Soda

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French Soda

For a sleek, European design, the range of boots at French Soda is the perfect option if you’re after something a little more bougie.

These rubber boots have been made with 100% natural outer rubber, a slip-resistant sole, and synthetic fleece lining and come in a range of vibrant colours to suit your child. If you want to complete the look, check out their collection of raincoats that can be matched with the newly purchased gumboots.

4. Shoes & Sox

Shoes & Sox
Shoes & Sox

At Shoes & Sox, they have been mindful to include several different style additions to their range of kids’ gumboots to make sure a trip out in wet weather is a breeze for everyone.

Their collections of girls’ and boys’ boots come with extra waterproof upper protection, pull tabs for an easy getting-ready phase and breathable lining. And not to mention, they have some very fun designs, including rainbows, light-up outer soles, planets and trucks.

5. Hunter Kids 

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Wet weather is no match for Hunter.

Hunter is the crème de la crème of rainy weather footwear! Keep your children dry and looking fly in a pair of sleek boots made to withstand any and all conditions.

Not just reserved for chic festival-goers, Hunter rain boots (also called Hunter Wellies) are the perfect addition to your children’s wardrobe, thanks to the unparalleled attention to design and style. Choose from various colours, sizes and heights, all made with the Hunter signature vulcanised rubber.

6. Target


Target are shaking things up this year with a brand-new range of kids' gumboots that come in a variety of softer, pastel colours. We’re absolutely loving their take on wet weather gear that will pair seamlessly with your child’s existing wardrobe.

The boys will get a real kick when choosing from the dinosaur boots, the camo boots or a pair of classic navy boots. For your little budding fashionistas, girls can pick from several different floral patterns or some glitter ombre boots - how chic!

7. Big W

Bluey Light Up Gumboots
Kids are going crazy over the Bluey Light Up Gumboots!

Big W are serving up rainboots in various styles this year, and the best part? You won’t have to break the bank when shopping for new staples for your children's wardrobe.

Big W have a selection of boot designs suitable for boys and girls, and they even stock some heavy-duty boots for adventurers looking to go all terrain. These all-weather boots have a chunky exterior and a fluffy inner lining, perfect for rain and even snow.

8. Cotton On

Cotton On Kids
Cotton On

Leave it to Cotton On to deliver a range of the coolest kids' gumboots on the market.

You’ll be spoiled for choice (and a little unsure of which great style to select!) when shopping from their collection of rainboots. They're super sturdy and come in a range of different designs for boys and girls. And at just $29 a pop, we’ll forgive you if you want to take home two different styles!

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