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24 school holiday activities in Perth 2018

Here's how to keep the kids entertained throughout the school break.

Most Perth schools will be breaking soon, giving you a couple weeks to make the most of family-friendly activities and experiences.

Unsurprisingly, Perth is not short of them, with iconic trips and activities around every corner. So take some time off work and spend it with your children at one (or all) of these activities.

Top ways to keep your kids busy during school holidays in Perth

Looking to play tourist for a day or visiting Perth for the first time? You can book these family-friendly experiences online now.

$19 horse riding experience

$19 horse riding experience from Groupon

A relaxing guided horse tour that will let you explore a wonderful scenery perfect for the whole family.

  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Location: Darlington, WA
  • Price per person
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$19

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$5 indoor play centre entry

$5 indoor play centre entry from Groupon

Let the kids explore the three-levels play area with challenging courses in an indoor play centre.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Location: O'Connor, WA
  • Price per person
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$5

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$11 indoor rock climbing passes

$11 indoor rock climbing passes from Groupon

Have a challenging day with the kids and kids at heart in an outdoor rock climbing.

  • Location: Bassendean, WA
  • Price per person
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$11

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22% off Adventure World unlimited rides pass

22% off Adventure World unlimited rides pass from Groupon

Enjoy an unlimited access to 29 rides and attractions and feel the adrenaline riding the world-class giant swings.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Location: Bibra Lake, WA
  • Price per person
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$45

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Swan Valley horse-drawn wagon ride

Swan Valley horse-drawn wagon ride from RedBalloon

Enjoy a ride in style wagon drawn by horses and have wine, coffee, honey and condiment tasting.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Location: Swan Valley, WA
  • Price per person
From AUD

$89 (adult)

$45 (child)

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Shoalwater Islands kayaking trip

Shoalwater Islands kayaking trip from RedBalloon

Kayak around Shoalwater Marine Park and stop at Point Peron for lunch and have some nature walk within the area.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Location: Shoalwater, WA
  • Price per person
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$179

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Perth Zoo entry and cruise

Perth Zoo entry and cruise from RedBalloon

Cruise around Swan River while enjoying a tea or coffee and have a family fun day at Perth Zoo.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Location: Perth, WA
  • Price per person
From AUD

$66 (adult)

$36 (child)

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Penguin and Seal Islands

Penguin and Seal Islands from finder.com.au

Includes kayak trip and have the chance to snorkel in one of the sheltered bays with clam, clear, and shallow waters.

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Location: Perth
  • Price per person
From AUD

$120

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Hold a Koala Tour - Including Serpentine Falls

Hold a Koala Tour - Including Serpentine Falls from finder.com.au

Includes Cohuna Koala Park ticket, hold a koala session, lunch and more.

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Location: Perth
  • Price per person
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$115

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Rottnest Island Ferry Transfers

Rottnest Island Ferry Transfers from Experience Oz

Includes ferry transfer, Rottnest Island admission fee and hotel transfers.

Stand Up Paddleboarding - Group Lesson

Stand Up Paddleboarding - Group Lesson from finder.com.au

Learn how to carry a board, balance and staying upright and more on this WASUP lessons that will make you love sports.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Location: Rockingham, WA
  • Price per person
From AUD

$50

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Jet Ski Tour

Jet Ski Tour from Adrenaline

Have a jet ski tour at Rockingham for an experience that includes free wetsuit hire during Winter.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Location: Perth
  • Price per person
From AUD

$110

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Swim With Dolphins - Rockingham Perth

Swim With Dolphins - Rockingham Perth from Adrenaline

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

  • Duration: 3-6 hour
  • Location: Rockingham Perth
  • Price per person
From AUD

$205

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Valley of the Giants & Tree-Top Walk Day Tour

Valley of the Giants & Tree-Top Walk Day Tour from Wotif

Visit Valley of the Giants Tree and see the ageless living forest. This includes picnic lunch , transfers and more.

  • Location: Perth
  • Price per person
From AUD

$215

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5 quick picks for school holiday events in Perth

These events are perfect for kids and are perfectly timed to coincide with the spring school break. Why not book a play date for your little ones and their friends to one of these fun-filled activities?

  • Australian Film Season: Catch a true blue Aussie film this Easter break at Perth Cultural Centre Screen. Films include Muriel's Wedding, Bran Nue Dae, The Castle, Crocodile Dundee, Strictly Ballroom and Red Dog. Perth Cultural Centre, 22 March - 15 April.
  • Captain Cook Cruise: In celebration of the school holidays, Captain Cook Cruises is letting all children cruise absolutely free. Pier 3, Barrack Street Jetty, 14 April
  • Experience Game History Through Play: If your kids love videogames, why not couple their entertainment with a bit of entertainment as they learn about the history of games at Australia's #1 interactive video game console museum. The Nostalgia Box, 26 March - 30 April.
  • Buddha's Birthday and Multicultural Festival: Diversity is at the heart of Australia and with Buddha's birthday at the end of Easter, there's never been a better time for them to experience and learn about the sights, sounds and festivities of this religion. Elizabeth Quay, 14 April.
  • Long Chim Little Masters: Get them dirty in the kitchen at Long Chim as they hone their inner masterchef to create creative Thai dishes. Long Chim, 15 April.

5 free school holidays activities Perth

  • Head to one of Perth's beaches like Cottesloe, Scarborough or City Beach.
  • Have a picnic in Kings Park and check out the views of the city and Swan River.
  • Take a self-guided tour around the historic buildings of Fremantle.
  • Check out the exhibits at the Art Gallery WA (Free entry, but donations are recommended).
  • Go for a bike ride along the banks of the Swan River.

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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