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Keep the kids active during the Easter School Holidays in and around Brisbane, Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast

As parents ourselves we understand the joys (and challenges) of school holidays. For working parents, this can be a real juggling act. Fortunately, there are so many amazing options for School Holiday Care, School Holiday Classes and School Holiday Camps available. 

The School Holidays are a great time to try a new activity, learn new skills in an activity that they already love, get out and about, catch up with friends and visit somewhere new in and around Brisbane, Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast.

Our online directory is the perfect tool to search for fun and family friendly school holiday classes, activities and fun days out in your local area.  If you know of a school holiday event you can add it for free here.

 

Enjoy a family day out at the cinemas to see one of their latest movie releases.

See all the trailers for the latest release movies here

Live Shows, Concerts and Musicals

Enjoy seeing a live stage show, musical, concert or a trip to the ballet with the kids. This is such a great opportunity for kids to experience the joys of music, dance and the arts first hand.

Holiday Camps, Classes and OSHC

The School Holidays are a perfect time to try a new sport or activity. It is not only lots of fun, but it will give your child an insight into a new sport or class before enrolling in a new after school activity. They also aim at enhancing current skills and techniques.
 
Full day classes and camps are also a perfect way to keep the kids busy while you are at work or just for a bit of a break.

 

The Little Lifesavers Program is a perfect introduction to surf lifesaving for kids aged 5 – 11 years, without having to travel to a beach or join a Surf Life Saving Club. The Program runs at various locations across Queensland including; Gold Coast, South Bank Parklands, Brisbane, Orion Lagoon, Springfield, Raby Bay, Sunshine Coast and the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon.

Junior Engineers offers a variety of fun, hands-on and educational School Holiday programs that range from teaching the foundations in coding to game development, website development, robotics and mechatronics, wearable technology, digit-tech with arts and crafts, Micro:bits, coding with Minecraft and more!

 

School Holiday Sporting Camps and Clinics

Let the kids go wild during these holidays with Gecko Sport’s latest program release ‘GeckoNINJA-WARRIOR’. We channel their inner ninja-warrior with their very own GeckoNINJA bandana ready to take hours of fun ninja-warrior challenges, obstacle courses and awesome warrior games. Who will conquer the challenge and become the ultimate GeckoNINJA-WARRIOR?

See more local Sports Camps and Classes below;

2 Bent Rods – Fishing Classes
EPIC – Wellness and Mindfulness Classes
GeckoSports
Goals Soccer
Griffith Sport
Majer Sports

Indoor Venues

Unleash your Ninja at Bounce Inc Tingalpa or Bounce Inc Robina‘s X-Park adventure challenge course is the ultimate Freestyle Playground. Take on ‘Ninja Warrior’ obstacles like the Warped Wall, Spider Climb and Wedge run. Race your mates, race the clock, or just have fun and improve your skills by mastering individual elements of the course.

Urban Xtreme is Brisbane’s newest Ski and Adventure Park, boasting Queensland’s only indoor Ski Slopes! Urban Xtreme has something for everyone and is open 7 days.

Put down the screens, pick up a paintbrush and get creative at Colour My Pot – Paint Your Own Pottery Studio in Cleveland. The kids will love transforming their chosen pottery piece into a work of art.

Book a session at Laserzone Family Entertainment Centre for some guaranteed fun. The world class centre features Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, Australia’s only Jungle Target Gallery Train and a huge prize redemption arcade.

 

Art Galleries, Museums and Low Cost Holiday Activities

Museums, Art Galleries, Planetariums and historical places of interest are places where families can play and learn together. Click on the below links to daily and school holiday activities and events at your local museums and galleries. Exhibits are often changing and are a really fun, low cost school holiday outing. Be sure to book any classes, as they always fill fast.
 

Plan a day out to the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha and the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium. A visit to the Planetarium is a great way for kids to learn about the Universe. Enjoy a show in the Cosmic Skydome, take a tour of Brisbane’s current night sky with one of our astronomers or visit the Planetarium’s Display Zone to take an astronomical journey from the present day Solar System to the time of the Big Bang.

Roma Street Parkland parkland is buzzing these school holidays with Kids Collective’s free activities for kids aged 5-12 years old. So soak up some fresh air while growing your own seedling, kicking a soccer ball, creating your own arts and craft masterpiece plus more.

Brisbane City Council Libraries offer a range of free and low cost kids school holiday activities, perfect for keeping the kids busy over the holidays. Classes changes each school holidays and suit a range of ages and interests. From coding, technology, maker spacers, story time, arts and crafts, author visits and more.

Outdoor Activities

 

Animal Encounters and Zoos

 

Australia Zoo brings you the ultimate wildlife adventure. Plan an action packed day at Australia Zoo, with lots of hands on experiences, be a Keeper for the day, plus opportunities to tour the Wildlife Hospital and lots of close encounter tours on offer.

 

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