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Family Melbourne Summer Activities

Got no plans this summer?  No problem, Melbourne has got you covered, guaranteed to keep you and your family busy and happy throughout the whole summer. Let’s make some memories together with some family Melbourne summer activities.


Our recommendation of family Melbourne summer activities


Mini Mega Model Museum

Visit the beloved Melbourne Museum who is presenting a ‘Mini Mega Model Museum’ this summer from the 7/12/19 to 30/06/20. Explore over 300 models, which range from life-sized to miniature objects from the museums own collection. Experience seeing a small Colosseum and a giant mosquito! Children can also participate in a model making workshop, where they have the opportunity to make their own personal model, anything from cars to kangaroos, activity being held from 27/12/19 to 27/01/20, (specifically for children 6-12 years old).


The Wind of Willows Live

Pack a picnic and bring your family to the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, and experience the timeless show ‘Wind of Willows’ come alive, with music and songs to sing along to. Laze about while your children have the opportunity to join this ‘interactive theatre’ with the characters while they embark on their adventure outdoors. Don’t miss out, show held on the 24/12/19 to 26/01/20.



Bring the family to Melbourne’s Lego Fan Convention located in the Royal Exhibition Building for 2 days only (18/01/20-19/01/20). Feast your eyes on a variety of Lego collections and models such as trains, pirates, Star Wars models, space ships, sculptures and many more. Tickets available now, secure your spot today! Adults $18, Children $9 and children under 3 free.


Australia Day Parade

Spend the day in the city and celebrate the amazing country of Australia with other fellow Aussies! Cheer on Australia’s diverse culture and enjoy the parade show consisting of more than 1000 participants from 80 different community groups such as dance, sport, music groups just to name a few. It’s a great day out for the whole family, beginning at 11am in the city centre.


Reasons to stay with us during your family Melbourne summer activities

Holiday Inn is the worlds most popular family hotel brand. Did you know that Kids Stay & Eat Free?

We have been awarded the 2018 and 2019 Best Mid-Range Hotel at the TAA (VIC) Awards, so you know that your family are in great hands.

Our Melbourne Hotel Deal will help you to save up to 20% this summer.

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