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32 summer school holiday activities in Perth 2018

Life-saving activities to keep the kids entertained throughout the school break.

That big school break is coming up 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 and spend it with your children this Christmas at one (or all) of these activities.

Kid-friendly activities in Perth you can book right now

Outdoor cinema entry

Outdoor cinema entry from Groupon

Spend the evening watching a movie at Telethon Community Cinemas.

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

$11.50

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Adventure World pass membership

Adventure World pass membership from Scoopon

Treat kids with a membership pass for an unlimited entry to Adventure World on any standard trading day.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Perth
  • Price per person
From AUD

$130 (child)

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V8 buggy adventure

V8 buggy adventure from RedBalloon

Learn tips on control, drifting and racing and get ready for an adventure driving a V8 buggy for 6 laps.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Barbagallo Raceway, WA
  • Price per person
From AUD

$280

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Hot air ballooning

Hot air ballooning from RedBalloon

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

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

$350

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Quad bike tour

Quad bike tour from Groupon

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

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Location: Perth Quad
  • Price per person
From AUD

$139

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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
From AUD

$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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Rottnest Island Ferry Transfers

Rottnest Island Ferry Transfers from Experience Oz

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

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 and Tree-Top walk day tour

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

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

$216

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Indoor skydiving

Indoor skydiving from Experience Oz

Visit iFLY for a skydiving experience. Choose from varieties of packages like intro package, iFLY plus package and more that will match your skills.

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Bowling

Bowling from Scoopon

Go on a bowling challenge with friends and family at Warwick Super Bowl or Melville Super Bowl.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Perth
  • Price per person
From AUD

$10

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Mystery adventure game

Mystery adventure game from Scoopon

Play with friends or family and race against the clock to solve a mystery at The Switch.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Perth
  • Price is for two people
From AUD

$35

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Indoor play cantre pass

Indoor play cantre pass from Scoopon

Beat boredom by this full-day entry pass to The Beach House Play Centre Balcatta with lots of fun rides, activities, challenges and more.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Perth
  • Price per person
From AUD

$7 (Child)

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Indoor rock climbing pass

Indoor rock climbing pass from Scoopon

Get a full-day indoor rock climbing pass at City Summit.

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

$9

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Roller skating package

Roller skating package from Scoopon

Enjoy a 2-hour roller skating or blading session at Rollerzone with the whole family and groove to tunes while you skate.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Perth
  • Price is for two people
From AUD

$15

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Indoor play centre entry

Indoor play centre entry from Scoopon

Lots of energy? Go to Atlantis Indoor Play Centre and let the kids run wild while having fun.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: Perth
  • Price per person
From AUD

$5 (child)

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Movie ticket

Movie ticket from Groupon

Catch the latest blockbusters with this general admission cinema pass.

  • Duration: Flexible
  • Location: ACT, NSW, NT and QLD
  • Price is per person
From AUD

$13.50

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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
From AUD

$11

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5 summer school holiday events in Perth

  1. Perth Makers Market, Applecross. The Christmas edition of the Makers Market returns to Applecross offering a fun day out of browsing and shopping for Christmas presents. 16 December.
  2. KFC BBL. Cricket season is in full swing and there's nothing more Western Australian this month than to catch a match during summer.
  3. Racing Minds Improvised comedy adventures. Tickle them pink at Subiaco Arts Centre with British improv stars Racing Minds. 31 January - 2 February 2019.
  4. Check out The Dock Pop Up Bar. Returning for its second year is Fremantle's waterfront bar. Expect live tunes, local fare and an atmosphere suited for kids of every kind - as well as furry friends. 30 November - 31 December.
  5. Visit Dali Land. Budding artists can explore a 4-level temple of Salvador Dali's works on exhibition for a limited time only. The all ages exhibition is open from 11am-7pm daily while live entertainment for adults runs from 7.30pm to 5am daily. 18 January - 17 February 2019

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

Stef is the Travel Editor at finder.com.au and has been writing about travel for over a decade. She's visited over 50 countries and has had some incredible experiences, including hot air ballooning over Cappadocia, hitchhiking across Romania and seeing the Northern Lights (twice!). And while she’d never say no to a luxury escape, she's far more likely to stretch her travel dollars as far as they can go by keeping her ear to the ground for unbeatable travel bargains. And she'll tell you all about them, too! Stef has had articles featured on Travel Weekly, Escape and Hostelworld.

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