33 spring school holiday activities in Perth 2019

Life-saving things to do in Perth to keep the kids entertained when school's out.

The school holiday break is always an exciting time for school children, and if you're looking to fill it with fun, family-friendly experiences, the good news is that Perth is not short on them.

So take some time off work (you also deserve a break) and spend it with your children this spring checking out one (or all) of these activities.

Kid-friendly things to do in Perth during the school holidays you can book right now

Less than $50 | Things to do during school holidays in Perth

Indoor surfing session

Indoor surfing session from RedBalloon

Learn to surf at Australia's first indoor surfing centre. It's an ideal experience for beginners and those who want to brush up on their skills.

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Location: Perth
  • Ages: 4 years and above
  • Price: $39

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36-hole outdoor mini golf

36-hole outdoor mini golf from Viator

Test your golfing skills with this 36-hole course. Every hole is shaped with its own obstacles, ramps, curves and challenges.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Wanneroo
  • Ages: All ages
  • Child price: $24
  • Adult price: $28

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The Aquarium of Western Australia entry

The Aquarium of Western Australia entry from Viator

Discover Western Australia's marine life, 40+ exhibits and an underwater marine show for kids.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Hillarys
  • Ages: All ages
  • Child price: $18
  • Adult price: $18

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4WD and Sandboarding Adventure

4WD and Sandboarding Adventure from Adrenaline

Buckle up for this thrilling adventure as you're driven across Lancelin's sand dunes in a 4WD before travelling up and sandboaring down the dunes.

  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Location: Departs from Perth
  • Ages: 3 years and over
  • Price: $20 (Child)

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Whale watching

Whale watching from Viator

Come face-to-face with humpback whales during a cruise with multiple viewing platforms and live on-board commentary.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Hillarys
  • Ages: All ages
  • Child price: $35
  • Adult price: $65

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Guided Tour of Optus Stadium

Guided Tour of Optus Stadium from Viator

Go behind the scenes of Optus Stadium with this 90-minute tour where you'll get in-depth knowledge about Western Australia's rich sporting history.

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Location: Burswood
  • Ages: All ages
  • Child price: $15
  • Adult price: $15

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Perth Zoo entry and cruise

Perth Zoo entry and cruise from Viator

Take the kids for an exciting trip to Perth Zoo, including a river cruise between Perth and Port of Fremantle.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Location: Perth, WA
  • Ages: Children must be minimum of 4 years old and above
  • Child price: $39
  • Adult price: $69

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Cartooning experience

Cartooning experience from Groupon

Learn the art of drawing under the guidance of an experienced cartoonist.

  • Duration: Two hours
  • Location: Perth
  • Ages: 6-14 years
  • Child price: $28 (6-14 years old)

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Surf school and board hire

Surf school and board hire from Groupon

Learn how to ride the waves with a surf lesson taught by a professional instructor who will teach you how to paddle, get up and stand on a surf board. Get 51% off a 90-minute surf lesson when you book with Groupon.

  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Location: Secret Harbour
  • Ages: All ages
  • Child price: $29
  • Adult price: $35

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Photo walking tour

Photo walking tour from Viator

The school holidays is the perfect time to pick up a new skill. Enjoy a laid back walking tour around Perth, where you'll be directed to vantage points around the city that are great for taking shots.

  • Duration: Two hours
  • Location: Perth
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: $20

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Stand-up paddle boarding

Stand-up paddle boarding from Viator

Enjoy a family day out with a paddle boarding experience. You'll be taught the best strategies for standing and paddling before heading out to Swan River to show off your skills.

  • Duration: One hour
  • Location: Perth
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: $30

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Perth Video Game Console Museum

Perth Video Game Console Museum from Viator

Step back in time at The Nostalgia Box to explore the history of gaming consoles and play some classic video games.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Perth
  • Ages: All ages
  • Child price: $12
  • Adult price: $17

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Glass Bottom Boat adventure

Glass Bottom Boat adventure from Viator

See turtles, sharks and sting rays swimming below from a glass-bottom boat. The experience includes entry to The Aquarium of Western Australia.

  • Duration: Up to four hours
  • Location: Perth
  • Ages: All ages
  • Child price: $28 (4-15 years old)
  • Adult price: $40 (15 years and above)

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Go karting session

Go karting session from Groupon

Enjoy a thrilling 10-minute go karting session around a 235-metre race track designed by professional racers. Your lap times will be recorded using The Kart Centre's world-class technology.

  • Duration: Ten minutes
  • Location: Canningvale
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: $35

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More than $50 | Things to do during school holidays in Perth

Indoor skydiving

Indoor skydiving from Experience Oz

Visit iFLY for an unforgettable indoor skydiving experience. Choose from a variety of packages to match your skills and level of confidence.

  • Duration: Varied
  • Location: iFLY Perth
  • Ages: 3 years and above
  • Price: From $89

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Penguin Island tour and cruise

Penguin Island tour and cruise from Viator

Cruise along the coastlines of Penguin Island with wildlife spottings and a guided tour.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Location: Rockingham
  • Child price:$75 (13-17 years old)
  • Adult price:$85

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Rottnest Island entry and ferry transfers

Rottnest Island entry and ferry transfers from Viator

Explore Rottnest Island where you'll find caves, hidden beaches and Australian wildlife. Plus, enjoy the scenic views from the ferry that will transport you to and from the island.

  • Duration: Up to 12 hours
  • Location: Departs from Perth
  • Ages: All ages
  • Child price: $35
  • Adult price: $72

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Valley of the Giants and Tree-Top walk day tour

Valley of the Giants and Tree-Top walk day tour from Viator

Visit the Valley of the Giants and see the ageless living forest while enjoying a picnic lunch.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Location: Perth
  • Child price: $120
  • Adult price: $215

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Chocolate walking tour

Chocolate walking tour from RedBalloon

Put yourself in a food coma with this guided tour that will take you to the best chocolatiers in town and sample the goods along the way.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Location: Perth
  • Ages: 13 years and above
  • Price: $59

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Hot air ballooning

Hot air ballooning from RedBalloon

Experience the enchantment of Avon Valley with a breathtaking sunrise hot air balloon adventure.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Location: Perth
  • Price: $350
  • Accepts Afterpay

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Quad bike tour

Quad bike tour from Groupon

Experience a three-hour quad tour that includes briefing and quad bike riding.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Location: Perth Quad
  • Ages: Participants must be minimum 16 years of age
  • Price: $139

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Stargazing tour

Stargazing tour from Viator

Explore the unreal landscapes of the Pinnacles Dessert in the Nambung National Park after dark. Maximise your experience by sand boarding down the Lancelin Sand Dunes along the way.

  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Location: Perth
  • Ages: All ages
  • Child price: $150 (16 years and under)
  • Adult price: $40 (17 years and above)

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Swim with dolphins

Swim with dolphins from Viator

Experience swimming with wild dolphins and have the adventure of a lifetime. All equipment is provided.

  • Duration: Six hour
  • Location: Rockingham
  • Ages: Seven years and above
  • Price: $205

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Escape Hunt adventure

Escape Hunt adventure from Groupon

Choose between five scenarios and use your problem solving skills to race against the clock before time runs out during an escape room experience. Book for two through Groupon and get 34% off.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Fremantle
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: $55 for two people

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V8 buggy adventure

V8 buggy adventure from RedBalloon

Learn how to control, drift and race in a V8 buggy during an exhilarating 6 lap driving experience.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Barbagallo Raceway, WA
  • Ages: Participants must be 12 years old and above
  • Price: $280
  • Accepts Afterpay

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Shoalwater Islands kayaking trip

Shoalwater Islands kayaking trip from RedBalloon

Kayak around Shoalwater Marine Park before stopping at Point Peron for lunch and enjoying a walk in nature.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Location: Shoalwater, WA
  • Ages: Children must be 3+ and accompanied by an adult
  • Child price: $95
  • Adult price: $155
  • Accepts Afterpay

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7 Free things to do during school holidays in Perth

  • Visit one of Perth's beaches like Cottesloe, Scarborough or City Beach for a sunny day out.
  • Practice your skating and scooting skills at one of the many safe skate parks located around Perth.
  • Incorporate fitness into your school holiday itinerary and go for a bike ride along the banks of the Swan River.
  • Take a self-guided tour around the historic buildings of Fremantle. You can tuck in a little history lesson too if you wish.
  • Enjoy a family day out at Belmont Park for the horse racing. Jumping castles, games and eateries will keep the kids entertained all day long.
  • Pack a picnic and head to the Kings Park and Swan River area to check out the views of the city and watch the kids explore from your picnic mat.
  • Check out the exhibits at the Art Gallery WA (Free entry, but donations are recommended). The gallery has art trails, children's labels and family tours to keep them engaged.

Coupon codes and discounts on Perth school holiday activities

Groupon Groupon

Extra 15% off first Groupon purchase

Valid on all dates including holidays like Christmas for restaurants, spas, getaways, things to do and more. T&Cs apply.

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Viator Viator

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Extra US$5.5 off purchase with code

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

$15 off sitewide

Coupon code valid on driving and flying experiences, water sports, land adventures etc when you spend $79 or more. T&Cs apply.

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Extra 15% off with code

Valid for travel until 1 January 2020 on experiences like skydiving, scenic flights, hot air ballooning, V8 experiences, rally driving, scuba diving and more. Minimum spend of $179. T&Cs apply.

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