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Things To Do In Perth City This School Holidays

Perth City is your perfect school holiday destination. It's central so it's a great place to meet with friends. There is so much to do you wont have much choice but to make a whole day of it. Our city is home to lots of great family attractions, and there is always lots going on in the city in the school holidays that includes events and activities that are FREE. Here's some of the top things to do in Perth City these July School Holidays.

Skating at Elizabeth Quay

This family friendly event is ideal for people of all ages and skill levels. Whether you are new to the ice or a pro, Skating At Elizabeth Quay has something for everybody.

Winter Rollerland

Bring the children along to enjoy the novelty of roller skating in the heart of the City at Winter Rollerland. Suitable for children aged 3 to 12. Limited Family Skate Sessions and Big Kid Sessions are available also.

The Shake Shack Carillon City

Daily throughout the holidays |  2 for 1 Regular Shakes* (save $6.50) and Classic Hot Dog & Regular Shake Combo for $6.50 (save $4)

Treat the kids when to a shake and/or a Hot Dog from The Shake Shack while you are in the city. You'll need to present the Kids Around Perth App Deal for redemption to save with these deals. Find out more about the deal and how to get the Kids Around Perth App here...

Play at the Island Playground Elizabeth Quay (FREE)

Daily throughout the holidays

Let the kids run around and play at the Island Playground at Elizabeth Quay. They will love the wooden pirate ship, ringing the bell, sensory play and two little water play features (spare clothes a must). Nearby are restaurants and eateries such as V Burger Bar, Isle of Voyage, Reveley and Gusto Gelato,

Catch the Ferry to South Perth and Back

Daily throughout the holidays
If you caught the train into town and bought yourselves a Family Rider ($12.40 for max up to 7 people - max 2 standard fares), you can use this ticket to also ride the ferry across to South Perth and back, as many times as you like. Either wander down from the city or jump on a Blue or Green CAT Bus that will take you to Elizabeth Quay.

Enjoy Some Old School Gaming at The Nostalgia Box Northbridge

Daily throughout the holidays | 10.30-5pm | Save 15% OFF Entry when booking online Deal* 

The Nostalgia Box Northbridge is Perth's new, old school gaming museum and experience. Located on Aberdeen Street not far from the Perth Cultural Centre, The Nostalgia Box takes you back to the nostalgic memories of your gaming youth - and gives kids a chance to experience gaming old school style. Open Daily 10.30-5pm. Use code on the Kids Around Perth App when booking online to receive 15% OFF entry. Find out more about the deal and how to get the Kids Around Perth App here.

Cathedral Square Free Activities

Activities include free dreamcatcher making, dreamtime stories, arts and craft, creative art workshops and many more! Tues 4th, Thurs 6th, Tues 11th & Thurs 14th July, 11-2pm.

Take a Captain Cook Cruise to Fremantle

Daily throughout the holidays | One child travels free with every adult booked*
KIDS CRUISE FREE on any Swan River Scenic, Perth/ Fremantle Explorer or Perth/ Fremantle One Way Cruise, one child free per full paying adult. Valid for travel between 1st-16th July 2017. Find out how to claim at

Make Your Own Pop Roc Candy

Get behind the scenes to make and decorate your own pop. All ages, $12pp.

DFES Education and Heritage Centre

The centre is open to the public and offers an interactive, interesting and fun experience. Entry is free. Open Tuesday - Thursday 10-3pm.

Brickman: Wonders of the World Perth Exhibition Centre

These school holidays you can and with more than 50 awe-inspiring models on display at the ‘Wonders of the World’ exhibition, be taken on a hands-on educational journey through history, learning more about each attraction – real life and LEGO® life!

One World For Snow

Capturing the absurdity and joy of snow in Perth, Amy Perejuan-Capone’s project One Word For Snow will appear in various locations within the City.

Saturday 1 July. Possible snowfall within laneways, arcades and balconies around the central and east CBD.
Snow Day 4: Friday 7 July. Possible snowfall near and around Elizabeth Quay and Stirling Gardens.

Head to for updates on times as these snow days approach.

Want more ideas for the school holidays? Check out the July Holidays Survival Guide here

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