11 school holidays activities in Canberra 2017

From national parks to national galleries, here are a few ways to keep your kids entertained in Canberra during school holidays.

The biggest holiday period in the school year are quickly approaching and if you have no plans to fill them, we've got a few ideas up our sleeves for how to keep your kids busy throughout. With a host of museums, galleries, national parks and indoor sports venues, there’s no shortage of things to do in Canberra.

Term 1 school holidays8 April until 25 April
Term 2 school holidays1 July until 16 July
Term 3 school holidays23 September until 8 October
Term 4 school holidays16 December until 1 February

8 iconic Canberra things to do with your kids

  • Have fun with science at Questacon
  • Tour the National Gallery and pay a visit to Parliament House
  • Head up to Mount Ainslie lookout
  • Explore Namadgi National Park
  • Picnic at the Australian National Botanic Gardens
  • Hit the slopes at nearby ski areas or hike along their trails if there's no snow
  • Pay your respects at the Australian War Memorial
  • Learn all about the stars at the Canberra Space Centre

3 ways to keep your kids busy during school holidays in Canberra

Hot Air Balloon Ride
Power Kart Racing
Canberra Reptile Zoo Entry

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