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Family fun in Perth

Treat your kids to a fun day out in Perth! Whether you're seeking amusement parks or educational fun, Perth offers a variety of attractions for families.

Local visitor centres, community newspapers, libraries or and hotel concierge departments, can all provide more information on events and activities around Perth that are suitable for children. See below Perth's top family fun attractions, activities and tours.


Educational attractions

Perth and surrounds has many places you can visit for both fun and learning! Many of Perth's premier education attractions give you insight into science, art, culture, space and pioneering history in a fun and exciting environment.
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Nature & wildlife attractions

Perth and surrounds boasts a diverse wildlife experiences and natural wonders for children to discover - feed kangaroos, meet cute koalas, go on a family walk through a national park, enjoy a picnic and more.
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Family fun attractionsThe Maze, home of Outback Splash

Perth has many places of activities and interest for children whether you are seeking wildlife parks, beaches, nature, culture, something educational and fun or just to be outside enjoying the great outdoors.
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Amusement & fun parksAdventure World

Come and experience the fun and excitment of Perth's variety of amusement and fun parks! We have it all from water parks and fun amusement rides to mini golf and and mazes - you'll have a great day out for the whole family..
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See what's on for families and children in Perth and surrounds this month!
  • Toddlerfest - Early Years Science Festival

    West Perth | Dates: 22 – 30 Jul, 2017
    Scitech transforms into Toddlerfest, an exciting and stimulating discovery destination for 1 to 5 year old children and their families from 22 to 30 July, 2017. Explore the exclusive playground for toddlers and the fascinating world of science, perhaps for the first time.
  • Avon Descent 2017

    Avon Valley | Dates: 05 – 06 Aug, 2017
    Experience the excitement of the world's greatest white water event at the Avon Descent, held every year on the first weekend in August. The Avon Descent is a spectacular 124km race over two days through some of Western Australia's most picturesque scenery.
  • Avon Descent Festival 2017

    Caversham | Dates: 06 – 06 Aug, 2017
    The City of Swan and Act-Belong-Commit Avon Descent Festival returns on Sunday 6 August in a wonderful new location. Cheer on the competitors at Lilac Hill as they speed on by! Enjoy a bumper program of entertainment all day on the main stage, enjoy cooking demonstrations, markets, gourmet food trucks, giveaways, kids entertainment and more!
  • Avon Descent Finish Line Family Fun Day

    Bayswater | Dates: 06 – 06 Aug, 2017
    Experience live race action and family entertainment at the finish line of the 2017 Avon Descent, at the City of Bayswater's Finish Line Family Fun Day on Sunday 6 August, 11am - 6pm at Riverside Gardens, Bayswater. Nothing beats an exciting finish!
  • City of Belmont Avon Descent Family Fun Day

    Belmont | Dates: 06 – 06 Aug, 2017
    Get up close to the action at the City of Belmont's free Family Fun Day to celebrate the Avon Descent on Sunday 6 August at Garvey Park, Ascot. Enjoy live race commentary on the banks of the beautiful Swan River in a large marquee with seating. There will be free children's activities, the Junior Sports Expo, bicycle maintenance and much more.
  • Long Chim Little Masters

    Perth | Dates: 06 – 06 Aug, 2017
    An experience for your adventurous future master chef led by the culinary Wizards at Long Chim at the State Buildings on Sunday 6 August, 1 - 3pm. This messy hands-on cooking class for kids is a mix of play and a taste of Thailand. Cooking up spring rolls, chive cakes, noodles and icy poles, the Long chim chefs will guide them every step of the way.

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