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Struggling to find something to do these school holidays?

September 28, 2018

I think we can all attest to the school holidays being a highlight of our year when we were growing up, with days filled with fun, games and best of all no school! But for the parents, school holidays can be a little difficult when you’re faced with trying to come up with activities to keep the kids occupied. Well you’ll be right these school holidays with these idea’s I have put together just for you.


What’s On?

Whale Watching in Sydney. It’s this time of year the eastern seaboard is whale central. Don’t miss out on seeing these magnificent beasts up close. Choose from any of the 22 vantage points to check out the biggest of all the mammals these school holidays. Best of all, it’s free! Check out the vantage points here.


Whale Watching-1

{SOURCE: Experience Oz 2018}


Field of Lights in Northern Territory. If you happen to be in the area, don’t just visit Uluru during the day, but also check it out at dusk when there are over 50,000 solar powered stems lighting up this magnificent destination.



{SOURCE: Voyages Ayers Rock Resort, 2018}


If you’re a fan of the beach, or netball the Sunshine Coast (Mooloolaba) is the place for you. Between the 4th and 7th of October, Netfest will feature 2000 plus participants alongside DJ’s, food and beverage stalls, official parties and even celebrities getting involved in the matches. If you would like to Register visit netfest.com.au 



{SOURCE: Tourism and Events Queensland 2018}


Melbourne is a social hub this time of year. A must see before October 7th is the Wonderland Exhibition, and Melbourne International Arts Festival (for lovers of modern and contemporary art). For those wrestling fans, don’t miss the WWE Super Show-Down on October 6th at the MCG! 


Melbourne International Arts Festival WWE Super Showdown

{SOURCE: Melbourne International Arts Festival 2018} {SOURCE: CBS Interactive/Sports.com 2018}


If you are want something fun to do for the kids and the parents, South Australia has just the thing for you! The Big Wedgie… It’s a lot better than it sounds. Located at the West Beach Parks, The Big Wedgie stands at a whopping 18.2m tall and 82m long. There are also smaller slides which make this perfect for all ages. Tickets start from just $15 and are on sale here. Be sure to use the code PLAYANDGO for 20% off!


Big Wedgie

{SOURCE: What's on for Adelaide Families & Kids 2018 }


LiveLighter Dardanup Bull and Barrel Festival. What’s this you may ask? Held on the 6th of October, the festival celebrates the diverse offerings of the region. Located just under 2 hours south of Perth, with free entry and loads to do including over 150 market and food stalls, live music, demonstrations and even animals and arts & crafts for the kids, it’s a must do these school holidays.


LiveLighter Dardanup Bull & Barrel

{SOURCE: Australia's Guide Western Australia 2016}


Plenty of options if you’re in Tassie this month. Cream of the crop is the Tahune AirWalk and Eagle Hang Gliding Experience. Suitable for 5 years and above, this is a great way to spend a day! Located in Geeveston, tickets start from $32 for 5-16 year old’s and $49 for 17 years and over.


For a fun little day out, the Hobart Twilight Market is also fantastic for the whole family and features food, drinks and music!



{SOURCE: Rydges, 2018}


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