updated 04/10/2014 AT 4:10 PM ET
•originally published 04/10/2014 AT 4:25 PM ET
Almost 9 months old, the cute royal has clearly inherited mum’s fashion sense as he embarks on his first trip abroad. Though the duke and duchess are making more public appearances than their baby boy, George did leave the nursery for a huge milestone: his first public appearance, a group playdate with babies his age.
Sure, there was a bit of a scuffle over a toy block, but overall, George’s big debut was an adorable affair. Watch the cutest moments from George’s trip so far, and stay with PEOPLE for more on the royal family’s adventures Down Under