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Fun Things To Do in Perth City

So you've caught the train into the city, the kids are excited you get there and you're wondering what to do next? There are heaps of great things to do with the kids in the city, so much so you'll probably have to come back another day to see and do it all! There are some great free and cheap things to do in the city and Northbridge, and because a day in the city can be very tiring we'll show you some great places to sit down and enjoy something yummy to eat!

Water Labyrinth Forrest Chase

This interactive water feature is great fun for the kids. Make sure you take a change of clothes as they will get very wet. It runs from 8-8pm unless there is an event in Forrest Place.  Find a link to days its NOT running in the KAP Review



The Shake Shack

Give the kids the treat of a milkshake made from all their favourite treats. Just  a short stroll from the Water Labyrinth in the Carillon Arcade

Northbridge Piazza

Big outdoor movie screen, see Free Flicks for Kids Saturday nights, and enjoy the Northbridge Piazzarama on the first Sunday of the month between Sept & May

James St Amphitheatre

Located in the Perth Cultural Centre Northbridge near the State Library of WA, this is a great place to stop and have something to eat and drink. Kids will love watching the big screen and running around in the large amphitheatre, in the school holidays they show lots of short kids films.

Perth Cultural Centre Playspace

This amazing FREE playspace is right outside the front door to the museum and the kids will love it.

DFES Education & Heritage Centre - open Tues - Thurs, learn all about Perth's fire and emergency services past and present. Dress up like a fire fighter, ride the fire pole and enjoy lots of other interactive displays.

Perth State Library

The Place at the Perth State Library is located in Northbridge near the Perth Museum, parents and children can read stories and do activities. No bookings required and no fee for entry.

Northbridge Swamp

Look for frogs in this beautiful swamp located in the Perth Cultural Centre across from the Perth Museum

Get a photo with the kanagaroos on St Georges Tce

You can find the kangaroo statues outside the Supreme Court Gardens.

Roc Candy

Watch Roc Candy being made in Picadilly Arcade - watch this awesome hand crafted candy being made - check out all the different characters, words and pictures they can put inside the candy and enjoy some free samples. Enjoy Pop making workshops in the holdidays (fees apply)

Cafe Myriade Board Game Cafe Northbrige (now closed)

Catch the Blue Cat bus and get off at the Aberdeen St stop.  Take a break and enjoy some quality family time, heaps of fun and classic board games for families to play while you enjoy a coffee and desert, lots of games to choose from with games to suit ages 0-99yrs! 2-98 Lake St, Perth

Margaret River Chocolate Factory Perth

Sample some of the best chocolate you will ever taste, at the new store located at 317 Murray St.

Perth City Farm East Perth

Jump on the Yellow Cat bus or hop off at Claisebrook Train Station, wander through the beautiful gardens and grab a coffee at the cafe.

About Bike Hire 

Enjoy a ride around the river on a family quad bike

John Oldham Park, Perth

Across from Mounts Bay Hospital this hidden playground is set amongst beautiful gardens and has a huge slide both kids and adults will love!

Langley Park Playground Perth

Inner city playground located alongside the beautiful Swan River



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