Our Ultimate School Holiday Guide
With school holidays just around the corner, many parents are dreading hearing those two little words – “I’m booooored”! But never fear – to help keep the kids busy these holidays, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite family-friendly activities in each state to bring you the ultimate anti-boredom guide… without breaking the bank.
Clip ‘n Climb
Part climbing wall, park theme park, Clip ‘n Climb in Berwick offers an adrenaline-pumping challenge for all ages. Using top-of-the-line TRUBLUE Auto Belays, you and the kids will have a ball on all the different climbs, such as the Speed Climb, Inflated, Stairway to Heaven and more.
Pack everyone up for a day trip to Tynong to experience one of Melbourne’s coolest amusement parks! Packed with loads of fun stuff for all ages to enjoy – toboggan rides, dodgem cars, pirate ship, jumping castle, wildlife sanctuary and more – there’s something to appeal to everyone.
For those families with a sweet tooth, why not try a fun cooking class for something a bit different? Renowned macaron makers MakMak Macarons in Newtown offer a fantastic workshop for those interested in learning the art of macaron-making – and trust us, there’ll be plenty of taste testing along the way!
This indoor entertainment centre is the ultimate place for fun. Packed with ten pin bowling, dodgem cars, laser tag, an interactive theatre, rope climbing course and much, much more, it’ll be more than easy for the kids to play the day away inside. There’s also an in-centre restaurant and a relaxed bar/lounge area for the adults to rest while the little ones play to their heart’s content.
Rocksports Indoor Rock Climbing
Rocksports Indoor Rock Climbing in Fortitude Valley is the perfect way to kick boredom to the curb and stay active! The kids will love climbing up the walls, literally, over a multitude of different rock challenges… and there’s something to suit people of all abilities.
Aqua Park Coolum
Take a mini sea break to the Sunshine Coast and head to Aqua Park Coolum for some splishy, splashy fun in the sun! With plenty of slides, blast bags, trampolines, swings, challenge tracks, balance beams, wobble pads and more, the kids will have an absolute blast… and you’ll have a relaxing day by the pool.
Grab a ticket to the beautiful, heritage-listed Capri Theatre to catch one of the latest family flicks with the kids! Enjoy a session of sitting back in luxurious art deco-style seating and relaxing with a good film and plenty of popcorn, all the while enjoying the architecture of one of the oldest and most treasured heritage-listed buildings in Australia.
Port Princess Dolphin Cruises
See the sights and enjoy a leisurely cruise down Port River to go dolphin spotting for the day! The kids will love learning all about these clever animals and their environment, and the whole family will enjoy the cruise experience.
Triassic Fun Park
The kids will love this mini golf adventure… not only is it glow-in-the-dark, but it’s also dinosaur-themed and packed with plenty of surprises! Located in the heart of Canning Vale, it’s the perfect indoor activity to keep the whole family entertained.
Get up close and personal at Peel Zoo, a boutique hands-on wildlife park where you can view more than 100 species of birds and animals, plus hand feed the animals, hold a snake, ticket a ferret and so much more!