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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!
  • The Ladybird Market

    Joondalup | Dates: 30 – 30 Jul, 2016
    Join The Ladybird Market in celebration WA female owned small businesses at Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre on Saturday 30 July, 9am - 5pm. The Ladybird Market will showcase some of Perth's best local makers, creators and designers in this first pop up market event.
  • Avon Descent 2016

    Avon Valley | Dates: 06 – 07 Aug, 2016
    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.
  • The Swan Valley Community Markets

    Henley Brook | Dates: 06 – 06 Aug, 2016
    Come and enjoy the natural surrounds of The Henley Brook, right in the heart of the Swan Valley at these free Community Markets on Saturday 6 August, 12pm - 4pm. Browse through a great range of stalls selling unique and vintage wares. There will be plenty of room for children to run and play, food stalls and great live music.
  • Avon Descent Festival - City of Swan

    Guildford | Dates: 07 – 07 Aug, 2016
    The City of Swan Avon Descent Festival returns with gusto on Sunday 7 August, 10am - 3pm at Fishmarket Reserve, Guilford. Join us to cheer on the competitors from the amazing riverfront vantage point and enjoy a packed program of onstage entertainment from Beatwalkers Dance Crew, Ricochet Circus, Josephine and Goggles and Belle Harvey.
  • Avon Descent Finish Line Family Day - City of Bayswater

    Bayswater | Dates: 07 – 07 Aug, 2016
    The City of Bayswater's Finish Line Family Fun Day provides spectators with the opportunity to experience live race action while enjoying fantastic food and entertainment on Sunday 7 August, 11am - 5pm at Riverside Gardens, Bayswater.
  • Avon Descent Family Fun Day - City of Belmont

    Belmont | Dates: 07 – 07 Aug, 2016
    Get up close to the action at the City of Belmont's Family Fun Day to celebrate the Avon Descent on 7 August at Garvey Park, Ascot. Cheer on competitors as they head towards the finish line of this gruelling 133km white water race, with family activities and race commentary.

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