24 spring school holiday activities in Brisbane 2019

Our top picks for things to do during the school holidays in Brisbane to keep your kids busy.

Spring has finally sprung, and Queensland kids have heaps of options when it comes to the next lot of school holidays.

With the weather still a bit up and down, we've found a heap of both indoor and outdoor activities to suit any budget to keep your kids happy during their two-week break. The best part? They take just minutes to book, but provide hours of fun.

Best things to do during the spring school holidayin Brisbane

Less than $50: Top school holidays activities in Brisbane

54% off Event Cinemas movie tickets

54% off Event Cinemas movie tickets from Groupon

Take your kids to the cinema with discounted tickets at just $11 - it's the perfect things-to-do if you're stuck with a rainy day during the school holidays.

  • Duration: Varies by movie length
  • Accessibility: Indoor experience, on-site parking available
  • Location: Various around Brisbane
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: $11 per ticket
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Meet and feed fluffy alpacas

Meet and feed fluffy alpacas from Groupon

Get up close with these fluffy animals with a 30-minute alpaca experience for two, including a half-hour walk with the animals and a bag of food per person.

  • Duration: 30-minute walk
  • Location: Mountview Alpaca Farm, Canungra
  • Accessibility: Return boat transfers
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: $38 per for two people

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$8 entry to an indoor play centre

$8 entry to an indoor play centre from Groupon

Play frames, slides and more await at this indoor play centre that's perfect for energetic children, all conveniently located at Jindalee shopping centre. The best part? Entry for parents is free.

  • Duration: No time limit (Valid for one day's entry)
  • Accessibility: Indoor experience, on-site parking available
  • Location: Jindalee
  • Ages: 11 or younger
  • Price: $8 for one child; $15 for two children; $30 for four children
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Learn all kinds of tricks with a circus workshop

Learn all kinds of tricks with a circus workshop from RedBalloon

Learn how to juggle, make human pyramids and swing on a trapeze with this interactive circus workshop.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Central Brisbane
  • Accessibility: On-site parking available
  • Ages: 5-15 years old
  • Price: $42
  • Price is per person
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Create a work of art with a kid-friendly workshop

Create a work of art with a kid-friendly workshop from RedBalloon

This fun and hands-on workshop will keep kids entertained and allow them to work on their artistic skills during the school break.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Stapylton
  • Accessibility: On-site parking available
  • Ages: Not specified
  • Price: $30
  • Price is per person
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40% off shark and ray pat and play

40% off shark and ray pat and play from Groupon

Get up close to stingrays and sharks with an interactive in-water, kid-friendly session at the Shark and Ray Gardens.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Location: Shark and Ray Gardens, Loganholme
  • Accessibility: On-site parking available
  • Ages: Not specified
  • Child price: $15
  • Adult price: $25

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$10 off Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary tickets

$10 off Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary tickets from Klook

Interact with the animals and cuddle a koala, an experience that the kids are sure to love.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Jesmond Rd, Fig Tree Pocket
  • Accessibility: On-site parking available
  • Ages: Not specified
  • Price: $28 (Reg. $38)

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Get spooked at South Brisbane Cemetery on a ghost tour

Get spooked at South Brisbane Cemetery on a ghost tour from RedBalloon

Explore the second largest cemetery in Queensland at night and hear local ghost stories that will give you a spooky feeling.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: South Brisbane Cemetery
  • Accessibility: On-site parking available
  • Ages: Minimum of 15 years old
  • Price: $30
  • Accepts Afterpay

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55% off a 4-hour sailing cruise to South Stradbroke Island

55% off a 4-hour sailing cruise to South Stradbroke Island from Groupon

Board a catamaran and cruise to South Stradbroke, where you'll have the chance to try stand up paddleboarding, fishing or play beach games and sunbathe. This also includes a gourmet buffet lunch, and the experience is BYO.

  • Duration: 4-hour cruise
  • Location: Departs from the Main Beach, Gold Coast
  • Accessibility: Return boat transfers
  • Ages: 3-year olds and above
  • Price: $29 for one child; $55 for one adult

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More than $50: Top school holidays activities in Brisbane

Take an introductory horse riding lesson for just $59

Take an introductory horse riding lesson for just $59 from Groupon

Before heading off on a trail ride adventure through the picturesque bush, have an introductory horse riding lesson. Includes a 30-minute intro, a 30-minute ride and a 30-minute horsemanship class.

  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Location: Cherbon Waters, Burbank
  • Accessibility: On-site parking available
  • Ages: 7 and up
  • Price: $59 for one person or $200 for four sessions (or four people)

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$15 off Dreamworld tickets with transfers from Brisbane

$15 off Dreamworld tickets with transfers from Brisbane from Klook

Spend the day at Dreamworld going on rides like Hot Wheels Sidewinder and the Tower of Terror 2, get access to the WhiteWater World waterpark and more - plus get coach transfers from Brisbane.

  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Location: Dreamworld, Gold Coast
  • Accessibility: Coast transfers included
  • Ages: 3 and up
  • Price: $139.50 (Reg. $155)

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Abseil at Kangaroo Point during sunset

Abseil at Kangaroo Point during sunset from RedBalloon

Get a perfect view of the sunset while abseiling the cliffs of Kangaroo Point.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Brisbane, QLD
  • Accessibility: On-site parking available
  • Ages: 8-year olds and above
  • Price: $89
  • Accepts Afterpay
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    Check out the creatures at Australia Zoo

    Check out the creatures at Australia Zoo from RedBalloon

    Experience a day at Australia Zoo where kids will be amazed by the animals and enjoy the activities available.

    • Duration: 1 day
    • Location: Beerwah
    • Accessibility: Transport included from Brisbane CBD
    • Ages: 3-14 year olds
    • Price: $89
    • Accepts Afterpay

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    Tackle a high ropes course

    Tackle a high ropes course from RedBalloon

    A full-day adventure that takes you on over 5 courses and 10 acres of rope and wire challenges.

    • Duration: 1 day
    • Location: Tamborine National Park
    • Accessibility: On-site parking available
    • Ages: 7 years old and above
    • Price: $45 for a child or $55 for an adult
    • Accepts Afterpay

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    $15 off Moreton Island Day tour from Brisbane

    $15 off Moreton Island Day tour from Brisbane from Klook

    Explore Moreton Island and check out spots like Honeymoon Bay, Cape Moreton Lighthouse or the Tangalooma Wrecks by kayak.

    • Duration: Full day
    • Location: Moreton Island
    • Accessibility: Return ferry transfers from Brisbane (Also available from the Gold Coast)
    • Ages: 3 and up
    • Price: $116 for a child or $134 for an adult (Reg. $149)

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    Explore Tangalooma Island with a day cruise

    Explore Tangalooma Island with a day cruise from Experience Oz

    Go on a day cruise with dolphin viewings and discover Tangalooma Island Resort which gives you full access to the island resort facilities and more.

    • Duration: 1 day
    • Location: Brisbane
    • Accessibility: Departing from Brisbane, Holt St Wharf
    • Ages: 6 years old and above
    • Price: $149

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    Indulge in a family friendly high tea

    Indulge in a family friendly high tea from RedBalloon

    Treat the whole family to High Tea at Brisbane’s oldest café. Includes sandwiches, scones and sweet treats.

    • Duration: 2 hours
    • Location: Brisbane CBD
    • Accessibility: On-site parking available
    • Ages: Not specified
    • Price: $120 for four
    • Accepts Afterpay

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    Free activities in Brisbane during the spring school holidays

    • Check out the views of the city from the Kangaroo Point Cliffs park
    • See the exhibits at the Museum of Brisbane or the Gallery of Modern Art
    • Chill out and find your inner Zen with an introduction to yoga at Hawthorne Park
    • Stroll around the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens and find the perfect spot for a picnic
    • Go to The Corner at the Queensland State Library and check out what children's activities are on
    • Visit the Daisy Hill Koala Centre, nestled in a 435 hectares of eucalypt forest, and see native koalas
    • Follow along the kilometre-long Aboriginal Art Trail at Mt Coot-tha to see contemporary art works, tree carvings and rock paints

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