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School Holidays Activities

If you’re a parent with school aged kids, you would be well aware of the phrase ‘I’m Bored’. We have put together a list of school holidays activities, both indoor and outdoor that will ensure that kids of all ages are entertained.

1. Free School Holidays Activities

Not all school holidays activities in the Melbourne CBD cost money. Here are some free family friendly school holidays ideas:Not all school holidays activities in the Melbourne CBD cost money. Here are some free family friendly school holidays ideas:

  • Harry Potter Science Trivia Night at the Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre on Friday the 16th of July from 6:15pm to 8:30pm.
  • Winter Play in the Gardens on Wednesday 3rd of July from 11am to 2pm.
  • Visit The District for a ride down the Ice Slide from Saturday 29th of June to Sunday 14th of July.
  • Celebrate the winter solstice at the Firelight Festival which will run from Friday 28th of June to Sunday 30th June from 5pm to 10pm.

2. See the colourful creatures at SEALIFE Melbourne Aquarium

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium have partnered with Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet to put together an Instragrammer’s delight of colourful creatures. Discover the five interactive photo walls which focus on the aquariums most intriguing sea creatures.

What: Colourful Creatures
Where: SEA LIFE Melbourne, corner of King Street and Flinders Street, Melbourne.
When: During the Victorian and New South Wales school Holidays. From Saturday 29th of June to Sunday 21st of July 2019
Cost: Adults – $33.60 and Children $22.40.

3. LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is calling all heroes!

Attention all, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is calling for budding heroes these school holidays. LEGO city fire fighters are coming to save the date. Join the fire fighters and create amazing rescue scenes with exclusive activities throughout the centre.

Bookings for the event will include a fire fighters hat to wear while your kids take part in all the fun.

What: LEGO City Firefighters at LEGOLAND Discover Centre.
Where: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre at Chadstone Shopping Centre – The Fashion Capital.
When: Saturday 29 June to Sunday 14 July 2019
Cost: General Admission $26.00.

4. Glamp in these school holidays

Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders have partnered with Temple & Webster for a Glamp-In experience. Stay in your own personal tree house in our Melbourne accommodation.

There are plenty of books and games to keep the kids entertained. Meanwhile the parents can relax on the pillowtop bed and watch the 45 + channels on our Digital HD TV’s. This is a great school holidays activity for the days that are cold and wet.

Plus at Holiday Inn, Kids Stay & Eat Free!

5. Disney on Ice Celebrates Mickey and Friends

Calling all Disney fans, grab your mouse ears and get ready for the ultimate Disney event. For the first time in Australia, we will see the fearless Moana on a high-seas adventure with demigod Maui. Join Dory, Toy Story and Frozen as they take you through their exciting adventures.

Where: Rod Laver Arena
When: From Thursday 4th of July to Monday 8th of July 2019.
Cost: Tickets start from $33 and are available from Ticketek



Enjoy our Melbourne Hotel Deal these school holidays:

Enjoy FREE Breakfast and save up to 30% off your next stay with our Winter Melbourne Hotel Deal. Promotion valid for stays until 30 September 2019. Promotion ends 5 August 2019.

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