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Activities to get you and the kids through the spring school holidays

October 08, 2019

Looking for ideas to keep the kids occupied during the school holidays? Sometimes it can be difficult to find things to do when the kids aren’t at school that don’t just involve them sitting indoors in front of the TV. Well, our team at Right2Drive has some tips on ways to pass the time, whether your child is an avid movie fan or an adrenaline seeker. Read on to see our pick of the best activities out there!

 

Movie Fanatics

Event Cinema Movie Passes 

Groupon has some great value movie tickets so you can get the kids out of the house for a few hours without breaking the bank. Our top must-see movies include:

  • Dora & the Lost City of Gold
  • The Lion King
  • Angry Birds 2
  • UglyDolls

Visit www.eventcinemas.com.au to get your tickets.

 

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(New York Film Academy, 2019)

 

Science Lovers

Questacon, ACT

Questacon is great for kids who have a keen interest for anything science-related. Some of the best shows on in the school holidays include:

  • What the Tech? – Born or Built Show
  • Moon Adventure
  • Natural Disasters
  • The BOC Liquid Nitrogen Show

School Holidays Questacon Image

(Questacon, Commonwealth of Australia, 2019)

 

Adrenaline Seekers

Gold Coast Theme Parks

Perfect to let the kids burn off some energy. Make a day of it and who knows, you may even enjoy yourself more than the kids… Our favourites include:

School Holidays Theme Parks

(Mantra Group, 2019)

 

Animal Lovers

The Zoo

You can’t go wrong with the Zoo! Great for both parents and kids with tonnes of animals to see, a trip to the zoo is an all-round winner. The top zoos across Australia include:

  • Melbourne Zoo
  • Lone Pine Sanctuary (Brisbane)
  • Australia Zoo (Sunshine Coast)
  • Dubbo Western Plains Zoo
  • Phillip Island Nature Park
  • Adelaide Zoo
  • Hunter Valley Zoo
  • Sydney Taronga Zoo
  • Werribee Open Range Zoo
  • Busselton Jetty

Find out more at: www.skyscanner.com.au/news/top-10-zoos-australia

School Holidays Zoo

(TheBetterVacation.com, 2019)

 

Music and History Fanatics

Sydney Opera House Junior Adventure Tour, Sydney

The Junior Adventure Tour of the Sydney Opera House is perfect for kids to unlock the mysteries of one of Australia’s most iconic venues. A guided tour of the deepest parts of the Opera House is not only intriguing for the kids but also adults who would love to learn more about the building’s history.

School Holidays Sydney Opera House

(Sydney Opera House.com, 2019)

 

Meeting Mozart, Sydney

Also, be sure to catch the show “Meeting Mozart”, as renowned Australian pianist Simon Tedesch brings the iconic pianist back to life these school holidays. The kids will be able to see all of the instruments included in the performance along the way, while learning about one of the most famous musicians in history. Be sure to get in quick as the last day for these tours ends on Sunday 13th October!

 

School Holidays Mozart

(Sydney Opera House.com, 2019)

 

High Flyers, Australia

The kids will ‘Flip Out’ at Flip Out! This trampoline paradise is perfect for kids of all ages. With plenty of locations around Australia, Flip Out is great for the kids to let off some steam and have fun while doing so. Don’t worry, there’s a café on site for parents to take it easy and enjoy a coffee or two!

  • Opening hours (school holidays): 9am-7pm (vary depending on location)
  • Where:
    - ACT
    - NSW
    - VIC
    - QLD
    - WA
    - NT
    (see website for your nearest location)

School Holidays Flip Out

(Flipout.com, 2019)