School holiday activities for the kids

by Elisa Parry

School holidays can be a challenge, especially in winter when you’ve got to keep the kids entertained and warm at the same time! Luckily, we have loads of experiences perfect for school holiday fun with the family. Looking to instant book an experience? Browse our full range of kids activities HERE.

Jet boat driving past Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge
NSW: Jet boat ride on Sydney Harbour

Let’s be honest, jet boat rides are fun for all ages! Gift the kids the chance to experience the sights and delights of Sydney Harbour as they’re surprised with 360 degree spins, power-slides and wave-jumps.

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Teenagers on a rollercoaster
QLD: Three park super three-day pass

If you’re taking the kids to the Gold Coast during the school holidays, a trip to the theme parks is always a must. This pass is a great way to make the most of it so they can experience MovieWorld, SeaWorld and Wet ‘n’ Wild!

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Otter at Gorge Wildlife Park South Australia
SA: Gorge Wildlife Park general admission

For those based in SA, the kids can get up close and personal with their favourite animals with this day pass to Gorge Wildlife Park. They’ll be able to spot monkeys, meerkats, alligators and koalas, just to name a few!

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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre
VIC: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre day pass

Got a LEGO fanatic in the house? Take the kids for the ultimate day out at LEGOLAND discovery centre. There are 12 attractions to experience as well as thousands of LEGO bricks to play with.

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Melbourne Star
VIC: Melbourne Star observation wheel flight

If you’re spending time in Melbourne over the holidays, you can’t go past a trip on the Star Observation Wheel. It’s fun for the whole family, and you’ll get to take in the incredible views of the city!

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Treetop adventure
National: Take a treetop adventure

If it’s gotten to the point in the holidays where the kids really need to blow off some steam, it’s time to take on a treetop adventure course! There are a range of experiences across the country that including flying foxes and high ropes courses that the kids will love!

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Crocodile feeding experience
NT: Crocodile tour and feed at Crocosaurus Cove

Speaking of animal encounters, it doesn’t get much more exciting than feeding a crocodile! Participate in feeding one of the worlds deadliest predators, the saltwater crocodile as well as viewing massive saltwater crocodiles, crocodile hatchlings, juveniles and other reptiles.

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Skateboard class
QLD: Kids skateboard deck painting class

If you’re looking for a creative way to keep the kids entertained, this is it! In this two hour workshop they’ll get to custom design their very own skateboard deck. It’s the coolest craft project going around!

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Indoor skydiving kids
NSW/QLD/WA: Indoor skydive packages

Is there any better experience than learning how to fly? Make their dreams come true with this incredible day of flying and fun! They’ll be buoyed in the air by huge fans, creating a wall to wall air flow that gives you the same feeling as skydiving from 14 000 ft.

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Kayaking at seal and penguin island Western Australia
WA: Sea kayak tour of Seal and Penguin Island

Is your little one obsessed with animals? This sea kayak tour is the perfect way get up close and personal with the wildlife and marine life in the Shoalwater Marine Park, while taking in views of sandy beaches and crystal clear waters.

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