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Autumn School Holidays in Perth

Keep your family busy these autumn school holidays from 8 - 23 April, with these great events, activities and holiday offers.


  • Jurassic Creatures

    Burswood | Dates: 31 Mar – 30 Apr, 2017
    Jurassic Creatures, featuring Prehistoric Creatures of the Ice, is an interactive walk- through event that will captivate young and old alike. Don't miss it at Crown Pyramid from 31 March - 30 April, 2017. Explore an ancient world full of animatronic dinosaurs and prehistoric ice-age creatures.
  • A-MAZE-ING Animal Wonderland

    South Perth | Dates: 01 – 30 Apr, 2017
    Let curiosity and wonder guide you through the giant maze where you'll be sure to happen upon wondrous things at the Perth Zoo from 1 - 30 April, 2017. Attend a mad tea party, play flamingo croquet or challenge your friends to an oversized game or two and more.
  • Rottnest Island School Holiday Program

    Rottnest Island | Dates: 08 – 23 Apr, 2017
    Wander the Thomson Bay Settlement to the sound of spooky ghost stories, mingle with Pirates, watch the sunset at West End, or enjoy an action-packed fun family quiz night. Most activities are free of charge. Suitable for children of any age - even adults who are young at hear!
  • Autumn School Holidays in Fremantle

    Fremantle | Dates: 08 – 23 Apr, 2017
    Fremantle's got you covered these school holidays with heaps of family friendly activities around the town from 8 - 23 April, 2017. Fremantle's got you covered with heaps of family friendly activities and events and their world class Esplanade Youth Plaza with world class skate park.
  • Fremantle Easter Hunt

    Fremantle | Dates: 08 – 22 Apr, 2017
    The Easter Bilby has teamed up with Fremantle BID to plan an awesome #Freo_easterhunt around Freo these school holidays. With lots of great prizes to be won, you'll want to get your grab your #Freo_easterhunt map and head to Fremantle from Saturday, 8 April to start hunting for some special eggs.
  • Fremantle Markets Baby Animal Farm

    Fremantle | Dates: 08 – 23 Apr, 2017
    There will be a bevy of gushing sighs around Fremantle Markets' Baby Animal Farm in the Market Lane every Saturday from 9am - 11am during the school holidays. Come and cuddle a lovely selection of cute animals, including chickens, ducklings, bunnies, guinea pigs, lambs, kid goats, piglets and, depending upon availability, a calf, alpaca, or miniature horse.
  • Fremantle Market Fairies

    Fremantle | Dates: 08 – 23 Apr, 2017
    The Market Fairies appear every Saturday and Sunday during the school holidays at Fremantle Markets. The Market Fairies appear every Saturday from 10am till 1pm, and every Sunday from 11am till 2pm at Fremantle Markets, distributing random acts of kindness, along with face painting and balloon twisting for the little ones.
  • School Holidays at the WA Maritime Museum: Junior Marine Biologists

    Fremantle | Dates: 08 – 20 Apr, 2017
    Your kids can become junior marine biologists at the WA Maritime Museum these school holidays with some fun activites like making a fish mobile or decorating a sea creature puppet, find out more about marine animals with a museum scitist, face paiting, fishing clinic and more.
  • School Holidays at the WA Museum Shipwreck Galleries: Marine Magic

    Fremantle | Dates: 08 – 23 Apr, 2017
    Come and enjoy marina magic at WA Museum Shipwreck Galleries. Sea fairies have come and hidden in the Museum! Search high and low in the WA Shipwrecks Museum to find their secret doors. Colour your own fairy or goblin crown and create your own fabulous fairy door to take home!
  • Pirates Vs Mermaids at AQWA

    Hillarys Boat Harbour | Dates: 08 – 23 Apr, 2017
    Little explorers can vote for their favourite ocean adventurer for their chance to win a treasure trove of goodies, plus there will be free pirate and mermaid theme activities all school holidays long. Over the Easter Long Weekend the new Adventure Bay will come alive with interactive performances or stay over on 13 April to celebrate AQWA's birthday.
  • Animal Encounters at Peel Zoo

    Pinjarra | Dates: 08 – 23 Apr, 2017
    Head to Peel Zoo for fun family activities these April school holidays, 8 - 23 April. Peel Zoo is a boutique, hands-on zoo, in a lush setting on the banks of the Murray River not far from Mandurah. During the school holidays kids can enjoy a range of free activities, paid Animal Encounters and participate in the Junior Zookeeper 4 A Day program.
  • Artbeat Youth Fest

    Aramdale | Dates: 08 – 08 Apr, 2017
    Celebrate National Youth Week in the City of Armadale with Artbeat Youth Fest in the Jull Street Mall for 12 - 25 year olds on Saturday 8 April from 11am - 3pm. Kicking off the school holidays the Jull Street Mall will be lined with cool pop up spaces, interactive workshops, games, entertainment and much more!
  • Cruise & Movie Special feat. Boss Baby

    Mandurah | Dates: 09 – 09 Apr, 2017
    Two of Mandurah's best known attractions have joined forces to bring the kids and kids at heart an awesome day out these school holidays on Sunday 9 April, 2017. Enjoy a 1 hour Dolphin & Scenic Canal Cruise with Mandurah Cruises followed by the hilarious, new release, family movie Boss Baby at Reading Cinemas Mandurah.
  • AMAZING ANIMALS Discovery Zone

    Perth | Dates: 09 – 25 Apr, 2017
    Visit the Western Australian Museum's Discovery Zone at the State Library of WA to explore a fun space created especially for the young and curious these school holidays. Touch and see objects from the WA Museum's collection. The Discovery Zone is a unique space for families to enjoy a Western Australian Museum experience in the heart of the Perth Cultural Centre.
  • Parent Project on Leeuwin

    Fremantle | Dates: 10 – 12 Apr, 2017
    Join us on board the Leeuwin to learn a range of skills that will help improve your family communication and build strong relationships - all the while enjoying the thrills and adventure of life at sea aboard WA's very own tall-ship, the STS Leeuwin II.
  • Scitech CSIRO Lab Workshops

    West Perth | Dates: 10 – 21 Apr, 2017
    Experiment, create and explore these holidays in the CSIRO Lab! Our hands-on workshops cover a range of topics including robotics, physics and coding, and are suitable for all budding scientists aged 4-16 years. Bookings are essential and prices start range from $15 - $50.
  • Fremantle Arts Centre Kids Holiday Program

    Fremantle | Dates: 10 – 21 Apr, 2017
    Sign your kids up for something creative these school holidays with one of Fremantle Arts Centre's Kids' Courses running from 10 - 21 April. These fun, creative program includes classes in animation, pottery, drawing, fashion, felting, music, jewellery, painting and much more.
  • School Holiday Activities at Mandurah Forum

    Mandurah | Dates: 10 – 23 Apr, 2017
    Enjoy two weeks of fun activities for kids at Mandurah Forum these school holidays from building a bear in week one to fairy face painting in week two, plus extra fun over the Easter Long Weekend.
  • Creepy Crawlies School Holiday Activities

    Success | Dates: 10 – 21 Apr, 2017
    The Western Australian Museum will be popping up at Cockburn Gateway Shopping City these school holidays. Come and explore creepy crawlies that could be living in your own backyard! After learning about the different types of insects in the WA Museum's collection, join in the fun craft activity and design your very own pet spider or butterfly mask to take home!
  • Araluen Botanic Park Junior Gardeners Workshop

    Roleystone | Dates: 11 – 18 Apr, 2017
    Join the Araluen Botanic Park team these school holidays for a series of special garden activities. On 11 April enjoy Scavenger Hunts, Egg-cellent Easter Gardening and a special visitor and on 18 April make autumn crowns and collages. $10 per child, morning tea included.
  • Bibbulmun Track Camp Cooking for Kids

    Kalamunda, Perth Hills | Dates: 11 – 11 Apr, 2017
    These school holidays kids can enjoy a 4km return walk along the Bibbulmun Track to learn camp cooking on Tuesday 11 April, with two sessions available at 9.30am and 12.30pm. In a beautiful bush setting children will learn camp cooking through hands-on experience and make things like damper and pizza!
  • Fremantle Prison School Holiday Escape! Tours

    Fremantle | Dates: 11 – 23 Apr, 2017
    Fremantle Prison is WA's only World Heritage listed building and one of the State's premier tourist attractions. So why not take the kids these school holidays? They are guaranteed to have fun while learning about this amazing site. Tours will be running on Tuesday and Thursdays during the April school holidays.
  • Enchanted Children's High Tea

    Fremantle | Dates: 11 – 11 Apr, 2017
    If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a BIG surprise... an Enchanted High Tea in Fremantle at the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges on Tuesday 11 April. A fun-filled children's high tea experience in The Harbour Master restaurant with treats for boys and girls, story time, dancing and a gift to take home.
  • Fremantle Markets Wildlife Zoo

    Fremantle | Dates: 14 – 23 Apr, 2017
    Get up close and personal with native wildlife at the Fremantle Markets every Friday from 12pm - 2pm during the school holidays. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with native Australian animals such as koalas and snakes.
  • Family Sundowner Cruise

    Mandurah | Dates: 15 – 15 Apr, 2017
    On Saturday 15 April 2017, enjoy a 1.5 hour cruise with Mandurah Cruises with a golden sunset and LIVE Music as the backdrop. A delicious, fresh fish and chips dinner option is available on board for only $12 per serve. Purchase a beverage from our fully licensed bar, sit back and relax. There will be FREE face painting, balloon animals and life sized games for the kids.
  • Autumn School Holiday Fun at AGWA

    Perth | Dates: 19 – 21 Apr, 2017
    Visit the Art Gallery of WA in the April school holidays and celebrate the start of the SNEAKERHEADS season with activities available from 11am - 4pm on 19, 20 & 21 April. Join the Education Team in the Imagination Room, put together your own custom decorated cardboard sneaker and add it to the display.
  • Cruise & Movie Special feat. The Lego Batman Movie

    Mandurah | Dates: 20 – 20 Apr, 2017
    Two of Mandurah's best known attractions have joined forces to bring the kids and kids at heart an awesome day out these school holidays on Thursday 20 April, 2017. Enjoy a 1 hour Dolphin & Scenic Canal Cruise with Mandurah Cruises followed by the new release, family movie The Lego Batman Movie at Reading Cinemas Mandurah.
  • 'Bop til you drop' Kids Disco Cruise

    Mandurah | Dates: 21 – 21 Apr, 2017
    On Friday 21 April 2017, bring the kids along for a fun filled morning of dancing, singing and games hosted by 'Bop til you Drop' on board Mandurah Cruises vessel Dancing Dolphin. Sit back, relax and enjoy cruising Mandurah's stunning waterways while the kids are entertained by the 'Bop til you Drop' professional disco entertainers downstairs.
  • Pagoda Little Princess High Tea

    Como | Dates: 22 – 22 Apr, 2017
    Be Our Guest, this April school holidays with an especially themed little Princess high tea perfect for the little Princess or Prince in your life at Pagoda Resort's Little Princess High Tea. Indulge in a decadent high tea complete with a glass of sparkling whilst your little one is treated to a very special "Princess" themed menu served on a high tea stand.
  • Dr Dolittle Goes Bush on the Bibbulmun Track

    Near Kalamunda | Dates: 22 – 22 Apr, 2017
    Get your children away from the television and amongst nature these school holidays along the Bibbulmun Track with Dr Dolittle Goes Bush on Saturday 22 April, 2017. Walk 2km to a typical campsite to meet the friendly native creatures from Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.
  • School Holiday Fun at the Duyfken 1606 Replica

    Fremantle | Dates: 23 – 23 Apr, 2017
    Get the children excited when they go aboard the Duyfken Replica for a short tour of the ship, where they will discover what life was like aboard a real Spice Trader ship. They will get to see, touch and interact with the sailing and navigational technology of the early 1600s that enabled Dutch mariners to sail halfway around the world.
A-MAZE-ING Animal Wonderland
School Holidays on Rottnest Island
Fremantle's Esplanade Youth Plaza
Fremantle Markets Baby Animal Farm
Mermaid at AQWA
Peel Zoo
Amazing Animals Discovery Zone
Scitech School Holiday Workshops
Fremantle Arts Centre Kids Courses - Autumn
Creepy Crawlies Activities
Araluen Botanic Park
Bibbulmun Track camp cooking
Fremantle Prison Escape! Tour
Wildlife Zoo at Fremantle Markets
Mandurah Family Sundowner Cruise
Bop till you drop cruise
Bibbulmun Track
Pirate Day with Duyfken 1606 Replica


Above Bored B&B

Above Bored Bed & Breakfast

School Holiday Offer
Book two rooms in the Guest Wing for $175 per room per night - a total saving of $40 per night. Each room has its own bathroom, and enjoy shared lounge. Pet friendly!
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Adina Apartments Perth

Adina Apartment Hotel Perth

Stay Longer and Save!
Enjoy up to 20% off three nights or more in a family apartment, plus free kids pack. Valid to 31.12.17, including school holidays.
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Adina Apartments Perth

Adina Apartment Hotel Perth Barrack Plaza

Stay Longer and Save!
Enjoy up to 20% off three nights or more in a family apartment. Valid to 31.12.17, including school holidays.
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AQWA - mermaids


NEW Adventure Activities
AQWA has 3 new adventure activities to get you snorkelling, diving and even swimming with a mermaid! Plus check out our e-saver vouchers online to save on AQWA entry.
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Assured Ascot Quays Apartment Hotel

Assured Ascot Quays Apartment

School Holidays Special
Super Savings on superior bedroom apartments from $185 per night. Quote promo code: SCHOOL when booking online. Subject to availability. Valid 08.04.17 - 23.04.17.
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Assured Waterside Apartments

Assured Waterside Apartments

School Holidays Special
Super Savings on apartments from $145 per night. Quote promo code SCHOOL when booking online. Subject to availability. Valid 08.04.17 - 23.04.17.
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The Bell Tower

The Bell Tower

School Holiday Offer
For every full paying adult ticket at The Bell Tower, up to 4 children, aged 5 - 14 years old, will receive free entry! Valid 08.04.17 - 23.04.17, including the Easter Long Weekend.
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Captain Cook Cruises

Captain Cook Cruises

Kids travel free in School Holidays
For every full paying adult, one child travels free on any Swan River Scenic Cruise, Perth/ Fremantle Explorer or Perth/Fremantle One Way Cruises. Quote KIDSAPR17E when booking.
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COMO The Treasury

COMO The Treasury

Family City Escape from $1935
Stay 2 nights in 2 Heritage Rooms, Champagne for adults & hot chocolate or juice for children on arrival, parking, in-room movies & children under 12 dine free at Post.
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Crown Metropol Perth

Crown Metropol Perth

Keeping up with the Kids $318 per night
Enjoy the indoor pool and spa, teddy bears, colouring books, and The Hub, for the kids. Valid 31.03.17 - 09.10.17, Sunday - Friday. Conditions apply.
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Crown Promenade Perth

Crown Promenade Perth

Family Moments $238 per night
Enjoy colouring books and board games as well as a delicious hot buffet breakfast and valet parking. Valid 31.03.17 - 09.10.17, Sunday - Friday. Conditions apply.
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Crown Towers Perth

Crown Towers Perth

Bring the Family $358 per night
Enjoy an in-room movie, dinner for the kids from a special in-room menu, access to the resort pools and teddy bears to take home. Valid 31.03.17 - 09.10.17. Conditions apply.
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Be. Fremantle

Be. Fremantle

Experience Fremantle
Experience the best of Fremantle! Be. Fremantle's special offers accommodation for two or more nights with a bonus Fremantle Experience.
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Perth Vineyards Holiday Park

Discovery Parks - Perth Vineyards

Easter & School Holiday Special
Stay 3 nights Sun to Thurs & SAVE 25%! Enjoy free in-park activities for the kids. Book by 07.04.17 for stays 09.04.17 - 21.04.17.
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Elmar's in the Valley - kids meal

Elmar's in the Valley

Kids' Special
Bring your kids to Elmar's in the Valley these school holidays for $9.90 kids meals with free ice cream scoop. Valid week days only.
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Fremantle Prison

Fremantle Prison

Tunnels Tour Family Pass Discount
Are your children aged over 12 and looking for adventure? Why not visit Fremantle Prison for an underground Tunnels Tour. Family Pass discounts available from 08.04.17 - 23.04.17.
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Hyatt Regency Perth

Hyatt Regency Perth

Family City Retreat
Kids stay and eat free, plus parking and breakfast for $15pp. Stay over Easter and enjoy a chocolate surprise on arrival! Conditions apply. Valid 01.04.17 - 31.07.17.
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Bistro 38 at Joondalup Resort

Joondalup Resort & Country Club

Kids Under 12 Eat Free in April
Kids eat free at Bistro 38's Sunday Chocolate, Champagne and Carvery Lunch when accompanied by a full paying adult. Excl. Easter Sunday.
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Little Ferry Co

Little Ferry Co

25% discount for families
Explore the Swan River on a solar electric ferry from Claisebrook Cove to Elizabeth Quay. Family can enjoy this great discount during the school holidays, 08.04.17 - 23.04.17.
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Mantra On Hay - Cornerstone Kitchen

Mantra on Hay

Kids eat free for breakfast
Kids must be under 12 years old and be accompanied by a guardian 25 years or older, who must purchase a meal. Maximum of two children per guardian. Valid 01.03.17 - 31.05.17.
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Mantra On Murray - Queen Studio

Mantra on Murray

10% off Public Daily Rate
Use promo code ExperiencePerth for 10% daily rate at Mantra on Murray. Valid for stays 08.04.17 - 23.04.17, including Easter Long Weekend and School Holidays.
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Midland Tourist Park - school holidays

Midland Tourist Park

Children stay free
Save with the "Stay Longer and Save" discount with no extra charge for children during the school holidays. Valid 07.04.17 - 24.04.17. Terms and conditions apply.
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The Nostalgia Box

The Nostalgia Box

10% off admission ticket
Visit Australia's first interactive Video Game Console Museum with 100 consoles dating from as early as the 1970s. Quote Autumn when booking. Valid to 31.05.17.
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Paintball Skirmish

Paintball Skirmish

Paintball Fun for just $65pp
Includes entry, gear hire, team photos and 400 paintballs. Valid weekends only. Plus kids school holiday package $50 per person for 250 paintballs.
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Swan River Ramble

Perth's Eastern Region

Swan River Ramble Competition
Join Eric on the Swan River Ramble by 23.04.17 and scan any Eric QR code along the way for your chance to win an iFly indoor skydiving voucher.
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Pier 21 Apartment Hotel

Pier 21 Apartment Hotel

Stay 4, Pay 5 Deal
When you book a five night stay in an exclusive Fremantle serviced apartment, and receive one night for FREE to explore Rottnest Island or relax at the hotel. Valid to 31.05.17.
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Quality Resort Sorrento Beach

Quality Resort Sorrento Beach

2 night Family Getaway for $249
Includes accommodation for 2 adults and 2 children in a self-contained 2 Bedroom Apartment with Wi-Fi and a family pass to AQWA. Plus kids under 12 eat free. Conditions apply.
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Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough

Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough

School Holiday Ocean Escape
Includes accommodation, breakfast and a late check-out from $185. Kids can enjoy the pool, games room and beachside entertainment.
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Rockingham Wild Encounters - dolphin

Rockingham Wild Encounters

10% off tours in April
Enjoy 10% discount off the Swim with Wild Dolphins Cruise, Dolphin, Penguin & Sea Lion Adventure Cruise and Glass bottom boat cruises in April. Quote EPEaster2017.
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Rottnest Express Adventure Cruise

Rottnest Express

15% off Adventure Tour Packages
Jump on board the Eco Express for a 90 minute high-powered thrill ride to Rotto's wild side. Quote 17ADVENTURE when booking. Valid to 28.04.17, including school holidays.
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Rottnest Express - Swan River Cruise

Rottnest Express

NEW Perth to Fremantle Services
Take the family on a from Perth to Fremantle with new services departing from Barrack St Jetty daily during the school holidays. Fremantle day trip ideas also available.
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Rottnest Fast Ferries - school holidays

Rottnest Fast Ferries

Kids travel free
One child (0-12yrs) can travel free with each full paying adult. Quote KIDSFREE17 when booking. Conditions apply. Valid 8.04.17-17.04.17.
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Scarborough Beach Surf School

Scarborough Beach Surf School

School Holiday & Easter Surfing Lessons
Take the kids to surfing lessons these school holidays and Easter long weekend. 2.5 hour sessions available for all skill levels.
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Segway Tours

Segway Tours WA

20% off tours in April
20% off Segway Tours in Perth, Fremantle or Rottnest Island in April. Quote 'aprilfun2017' when booking. Valid to 30.04.17, including school holidays & Easter.
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Transwa - AvonLink

Family Fare
Book your family on ANY Transwa service and children travel 75% off. Valid for 2 - 4 children when travelling with at least one full fare adult. Quote 'Family' when booking.
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*Please note all offers above are subject to individual terms and conditions. Please visit their websites for details.


  • Check out the new adventure activities at AQWA. These new programs encourage people of all ages to jump in the water and discover snorkelling and diving and include Snorkel Discovery, Mermaid Magic (you get to swim with mermaids!) or Treasure Hunter - an introduction to scuba diving that incorporates an underwater scavenger hunt. Find out more.
  • Take kids to Scitech these school holidays for the last weeks of the Bionic Me exhibit - control a computer using the power of your mind, race against a Paralympian, see how a bionic eye works and more. Plus compete against your friends in the new Robot Arena and use cool use cool technology to get speed boosts and win great prizes with the Dome Dash Game.
  • Experience the wonders of space at The Space Place Observatory in Toodyay, open Friday and Saturday nights during the school holidays. Plus come and learn about the sun at the Cartref Park Country Gardens solar viewings! Plus Find out more.
  • Head down to Elizabeth Quay for two new family attractions. The Elizabeth Quay Carousel is a traditional, handcrafted Venetian carousel is sure to delight the young. And Adventure Golf offers a fun 18 hole mini golf course on the Western Promenade.
  • Explore all the attractions at Whiteman Park, including their brand new play area! Families can enjoy tram and train rides, learn about WA's transport heritage at the Motor Museum and Tractor Museum, have a go at the pedal go-karts or visit the animals at Caversham Wildlife Park. Find out more.
  • Experience the life of a professional Zookeeper for a day at Peel Zoo. Learn about animal husbandry, feeding, animal handling, and captive breeding. Get up close and personal with Tasmanian Devils, Koalas, Quolls, and so much more. Find out more.
  • Have fun at Fremantle's award winning Esplanade Youth Plaza featuring one of the most impressive skateboarding in Perth. The plaza also caters for a variety of other interests such as ping pong, rock climbing, slacklining and parkour. Workshops are run regularly for skateboarding and parkour during the school holidays. Find out more.
  • Explore the Swan Valley with The Great Valley Rally and the Amazing Valley Chase, similar to a treasure hunt and a car rally. Each takes families with young children on an exploration of the region, full of adventure and challenge. Find out more.


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