20 winter school holiday activities in Perth 2016

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

Most Perth schools will be breaking for the winter school holidays from 2-17 July, giving them (and you) two weeks to make the most of family-friendly activities and experiences. Unsurprisingly, Perth is not short of them, with iconic trips and winter-themed activities around just about every corner. So take some time off work and spend it with your children at one (or all) of these activities.

When are the 2016 school holidays in Perth?

Term 1 school holidays9 April until 25 April
Term 2 school holidays2 July until 17 July
Term 3 school holidays24 September until 9 October
Term 4 school holidays16 December until 31 January

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.

Hop on Hop Off Bus...
Visit the mysterious Pinnacles...
Perth Scenic Flight...
Freemantle Convicts and Colonials Walking Tour...
Explore Penguin Island, Half Day Tour...
Explore Wave Rock...
Explore The Swan Valley Day Tour...
Bus and Bullion...
Explore Margaret River...
Jet Ski Tour
Swim With Dolphins - Rockingham Perth
Valley of the Giants & Tree-Top Walk Day Tour

4 quick picks for school holiday events in Perth

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

  • Catch an AFL match and watch the West Coast Eagles take on North Melbourne on 10 July, or see Fremantle take on the versus Geelong Cats on 15 July. Domain Stadium, Subiaco Road WA 6008
  • Slide around on the Frostival outdoor skating rink at Sorrento Quay Boardwalk. 1-17 July. Sorrento Quay Hillarys Boat Harbour, 58 Southside Drive, Hillarys WA 6025
  • Experience a true taste of winter, complete with toboggan rides and an ice rink with falling snow, at the Winter Festival in Fremantle. 24 June until 17 July. Esplanade Park, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Have a blast at Kids Wonderland at Australia's largest big top. There will be rides, live shows and plenty of activities. 2-10 July Hertha Road Reserve, 21 Cedric Street, Stirling WA 6021

4 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
  • Catch a movie at the South Perth Library, which will be playing kids classics for members (membership is free) from 5-12 July
  • Take a self-guided tour around the historic buildings of Fremantle

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Feature image: Swan Valley Day Tour

Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is a journalist, avid traveller and all-round bargain hunter. If there's an online coupon code, deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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