Mother's Day is a wonderful opportunity to show Mum how much you love her. So what is there to do in Perth, that won't cost a lot of money that Mum will love, this Mother's Day, Sunday May 8th, 2016? Well as a Mum myself I can tell you I am most happy and relaxed when my family is happy and we are spending quality time together, doing something we all enjoy. So here are 15 ideas for Mother's Day that the whole family will enjoy!
What's Free for Mums, Mother's Day 2016
#1 Ride the Pedal Boats at Oakover Grounds in the Swan Valley
Enjoy breakfast or lunch by the lake, taste the wines or enjoy a coffee with the beautiful hills in the background. Do a few laps around the lake with the kids on the free to use pedal boats. Oakover Grounds Kids Around Perth Review
#2 Fish & Chips Down At the Beach & Watch The Sunset
Give Mum the night off cooking and head down to the beach, park or river for fish and chips at sunset. Pictured: Watermans Bay
Let Mum sit back and enjoy a coffee in the beautiful gardens while the kids run around and check out the animals, playground and complete the Gnome Hunt. Great value at only $8 entry per person. Landsdale Farm School Kids Around Perth Review
Take Mum out to one of the many great cafes or restaurants for a meal and enjoy a free family ride on Betty the Boardwalk train.
Check out our list of favourite Swan River spots where you can play, swim or dine at a cafe. It's going to be a nice warm sunny day so perfect for enjoying some time by the river.
# 6 Enjoy a Day Out In Gingin
So much to do in Gingin you will be suprised. Visit the Gravity Discovery Centre, play a round of mini golf at Le Shed Cafe & Caladenia Mini Golf, enjou a coffee a CU at Park overlooking the beautiful Granville Park. Kids Day Out in Gingin Kids Around Perth Review
#7 A Day Out at Perth Zoo
Take Mum to Perth Zoo for the day and enjoy the Zoorassic Park dinosaur displays too. Pack a picnic or bbq or enjoy something from the cafe. Why not book her in for a Close Encounter to make her day that little bit more special. Perth Zoo (including Close Encouter) Kids Around Perth Review. And don't forget Mums enter free this Mother's Day.
#8 - Head to Rottnest for the Day
Head out on a family adventure at Rottnest Island. Stay the day or stay longer and enjoy riding around the island, play a round of mini golf, hang out at the beach, meet the quokkas and lots more. Remember Mums can head to Rottnest free on Rottnest Fast Ferries. Read the Kids Around Perth Rottnest Review here
Take Mum for a drive out of town and let Mum sit back and relax and enjoy breakfast or coffee and a cake, while the kids enjoy the new nature based playground (open Mother's Day). Bookings highly recommended.
Take a drive into the hills and enjoy lunch and a cider with Mum. The kids will love running around and playing in the large sand pit, and now with a new playground too! Breakfast at 9am and Live Music from 1pm Mother's Day.
Give Mum the gift of the skills to save a life this Mother's Day! Learn how to save lives in the comfort of your own home (Kids welcome and can attend the training free). This training is fun and its a great thing to do as a family!
#12 HopsScotch Karragullen
Enjoy breakfast lunch and this beautiful garden centre go cafe set amongst the bush landscape. Now with a great playground for the kids too. Bookings recommended.
That's right, there is now not just a cafeteria at IKEA but a beautiful cafe too! There is free princess cake with every coffee purchase and a free craft station where the kids can make a personalised card for Mum too. Find out more about Mother's Day events at IKEA Innaloo here. IKEA Innaloo Kids Around Perth Review
Let mum sample some of the beautiful chocolates, enjoy lunch or coffee and cake, while the kids run around on the huge grassed area and play in the sand pit, draw on the blackboard and enjoy the nature based play area. Whistlers Chocolate Swan Valle Kids Around Perth Review
#15 Picnic at the Park or Playground
Pack a picnic or bbq lunch and spend the day exploring a new playground. Find the Kids Around Perth list of Perth Playgrounds here
You can also find events on this Mother's Day in the Perth Family WEEKEND Events Calendar here