23 winter school holiday activities in Perth 2019

Life-saving activities 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 winter checking out one (or all) of these activities.

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36-hole outdoor mini golf

36-hole outdoor mini golf from Adrenaline

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
  • Price: $21 (Child)

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Less than $50

Indoor surfing session

Indoor surfing session from Adrenaline

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: $45 (Child)

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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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The Aquarium of Western Australia entry

The Aquarium of Western Australia entry from RedBalloon

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

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Hillarys
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: $18 (Child)

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Penguin Island cruise

Penguin Island cruise from Adrenaline

Cruise along the coastlines of Penguin, Seal and Bird Islands with wildlife spottings and a guided tour.

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Location: Rockingham
  • Child price:$25 (3-12 years old)
  • Adult price:$35

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Guided Tour of Optus Stadium

Guided Tour of Optus Stadium from RedBalloon

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
  • Price: $15 (Child)

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More than $50

Whale watching

Whale watching from Adrenaline

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: Not specified
  • Price: $65

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Perth Zoo entry and cruise

Perth Zoo entry and cruise from RedBalloon

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: $36
  • Adult price: $66
  • Accepts Afterpay

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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
  • Ages: Participants must weigh less than 115kgs and at least 10 years of age
  • Price: $140

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Rottnest Island entry and ferry transfers

Rottnest Island entry and ferry transfers from Experience Oz

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: 7-8 hours
  • Location: Departs from Perth
  • Ages: Not specified
  • Price: $21 (Child)

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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 is provided.

  • Duration: 3-6 hour
  • Location: Rockingham Perth
  • Ages: Participants must be 7 years old and above
  • Price: $205

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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
  • Price: $215

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8 free school holidays activities Perth

  • Visit one of Perth's beaches like Cottesloe, Scarborough or City Beach for a sunny winter day out.
  • Practice your skating and scooting skills at one of the many safe skate parks located around Perth.
  • Head to Ivy & Jack where kids aged 12 years and under dine for free during the school holidays | 6 -21 July.
  • 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.

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