Cycle paths to scoot along, trees to climb, wagon rides to board, waterslides to whizz down. Yummy things to taste – chocolate, icecream, nougat! Fun things to play, cool things to watch, animals to pet, boomerangs to throw and even riddles to solve. The Swan Valley is simply filled to the brim with family fun for the school holidays.
Fancy a cuddle with a furry friend? Head on over to the Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm, where you'll find the cutest of barn animals to pat, snuggle and feed. Grab your free bucket of food and hand feed the bunnies and guinea pigs, have a hold of a clucking chook or head to the paddocks to stroll amongst alpacas, ponies, miniature donkeys, sheep, pigs, lambs, goats, peacocks and turkeys. At Caversham Wildlife Park, you can hand-feed kangaroos, meet the koalas, get photos with your favourite Aussie animals or try your hand at milking a cow.
Meet animals then indulge in some chocolate treats at by Whistler's Chocolate Co & Cafe -WA's oldest chocolate company. Taste chocolate samples, relax in the cafe or the enclosed garden area for the kids to play.
Whiteman Park is the only place in Western Australia where you can ride on a genuine vintage electric tram. Entry to this unique conservation and recreation reserve is free and encompasses a massive 4,000 hectares of natural bushland within which lie vast picnic grounds, playgrounds, bushwalk trails, a craft village and two dog parks. There is also a motor museum, a tractor museum and Western Australia's only land transport heritage museum and nature lovers will enjoy discovering the Woodlands Reserve, a predator-proof 200-hectare rehabilitated woodland, while children can learn about the importance and beauty of Western Australia's native bushland in the Community Forest.
Stay cool under the searing West Australian sun at one of Perth's biggest and best water fun parks - Perth's Outback Splash! Surrounded by lush green lawns, large trees and picturesque gardens, Perth's Outback Splash is the perfect spot for the whole family to chill on a sunny day.
Enjoy a long or short game of golf at one of the golfing attractions in the region. Play full-scale golf at the Vines' 36-hole course, try Supa Golf at Oasis Supa Golf and Adventure Putt for those looking for a modified game on a large scale, or join a game of mini golf for all the family at either location. Or, work off some energy blasting your buddies at Laser Corps Swan Valley. It has three different battlefields with everything you need for a great combat experience.
Get on board The Great Valley Rally or the exciting Amazing Valley Chase, two thrilling treasure hunts allowing savvy explorers to follow cryptic clues along a specific route in the Valley. Designed for families with children aged five to 12 years old, the trails begin at the Swan Valley Visitor Centre and take around three hours to complete. Don't forget to take your completed clue sheet into the Swan Valley Visitor Centre to claim your certificate after your adventure.
Download your Kids In The Valley Trail map now and start planning your family adventure holiday in the Valley.