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School holiday activities for the kids

by Elisa Parry

School holidays can often mean weeks of chaos… It’s important to have a strategy to keep the kids entertained and keep the parents sane. Here are a few experiences we can recommend to entertain (and hopefully tire out) the kids over the break. Looking to instant book an experience? Browse our full range of kids activities HERE.

School holiday activities for the kids

QLD: SkyPoint Observation Deck entry

Take the kids to the top of the iconic Q1 Tower to enjoy 360 degree views of the Gold Coast. We have a feeling they’ll particularly enjoy the journey up 77 levels in one of Australia’s fastest elevators!

School holiday activities for the kids

WA: Rottnest Island ferry and bike hire

A day trip to Rottnest Island is a perfect way to stay busy through the school holidays. Make the most of your time on the island with bike hire so you can explore some hidden beaches and bays – perfect for swimming and snorkelling.

School holiday activities for the kids

WA: Dolphin, penguin and sea lion adventure cruise

Kids love animal encounters, especially when they can get up close and personal with them in the wild! This day trip in the Shoalwater Island Marine Park will take you to penguin Island where you can see the world’s smallest penguins being fed – it’s pretty adorable!

School holiday activities for the kids

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!

School holiday activities for the kids

VIC: Karting racing session

Would your kids love to hit the race track? How does 30 laps of go karting sound? This a great for a group activity, as the state of the art timing system enables them to race against their friends.

School holiday activities for the kids

NSW/QLD/WA: Indoor skydive packages

Is there any better experience than learning how to fly? Make your child’s 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.

School holiday activities for the kids

NSW: Sydney quad bike adventure tour

Looking for an action-packed day out? Get set for a quad bike adventure! You'll take on bush tracks, downhill runs, the sandpit and much more! This is fun for the whole family.

School holiday activities for the kids

ACT: Behind the scenes at the National Zoo

Every kid wants to go behind the scenes at the zoo! In this experience, they’ll even get the opportunity to feed a variety of animals.

School holiday activities for the kids

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.

School holiday activities for the kids

TAS: Tree top ropes course

Heading to Tassie? Take the kids to the first tree tops ropes course in the state with over 70 challenges and 10 ziplines. If they love their time in the forest the Tahune Airwalk is also worth a visit!

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