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April School Holidays Perth Survival Guide

Here it is, your April School Holidays Perth Survival Guide to help you through the holidays with ideas for things to do events, activities, school holiday programs, free and cheap things to do, movies, day out ideas and shopping centre activities. The April 2019 School Holidays run from 13th - 28th April.

Things To Do

Experience the ultimate adventure at Latitude these school holidays! Kids go crazy for Latitude! They get to run wild, burn some energy and just be kids in our giant indoor trampoline and climbing park. There’s a tonne of unique challenges to conquer teaching kids new tricks, building confidence and reaching new heights, literally!
From bouncing and climbing, to tumbling and tightrope walking, there’s not a second to spare in a session at Latitude. Not to mention the ultimate challenge to conquer The Grid, our ninja- parkour inspired course!
There’s heaps of big fun for little kids too. Latitude’s Kids Zone gives kids under 5 years their very own trampolines, climbing walls and multi - story jungle gym. It’s a huge adventure for little explorers.
A visit to Latitude is a big thumbs up for parents as well, with an awesome café, free wifi and a birds eye view to watch over the kids reach their full potential in a safe, fun environment. It’s a win win!

Plus, these holidays make the most of the 2hrs fro $25 daily from 3pm. T&C's apply. Don't miss out book online today.

Located at 35-57 Joondalup Drive, Edgewater.
Book online at www.latitudeair.com/

Make day of it at Optus Stadium this school holidays! Book an Optus Stadium Tour for the whole family and go behind the scenes of Australia's newest Stadium and see where your heroes prepare before the big event. Tours run every day, except for event days or public holidays at 10am, 11am, 1pm & 3pm

After the tour, play on in the Stadium Park and enjoy the six nature playgrounds catering for a range of ages and designed with weather protection in mind. You can also enjoy a coffee (or a baby cino) and a bite to eat during the week in the City View Cafe (open Mon - Fri, 7am - 3pm), positioned on the edge of the Swan River with stunning river and Perth city views.

Book your Optus Stadium tour at www.optusstadium.com.au

What's On

Little singers and happy feet will love the Let it Go show this school holidays on Monday 15th April at 11am and 1pm.

In this award-winning, sing-a-long show kids will dance with mermaids under the sea, ride flying carpets to a whole new world and really let it go in a frozen snow storm. Parents can join in with their children in the show’s immersive zone while all kids, big and small are encouraged to dress as their favourite character.

Great for kids aged 3 – 12 years old and with only two shows available, tickets are strictly limited.

Visit www.gosnells.wa.gov.au to book, call the Don Russell Performing Arts Centre on 9498 9414, or email drpac@gosnells.wa.gov.au

Brickman Cities, powered by LEGO® CITY is the latest creation from Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught, delivering a fun and interactive LEGO® experience. This brand-new interactive experience will open at the WA Maritime Museum on Friday 5 April and run until Sunday 5 May 2019. 

Brickman Cities focuses on some of the world’s greatest cities – Dubai, London, New York, Sydney and Tokyo – with Brickman’s trademark cut-away detailed models representing three different stages of each city’s history, from 1000AD up to the present day and shows how each has evolved and grown. Every person that comes along then builds a new version of that city and what they think it will look like in the future! Tickets on sale now at www.ticketek.com.au

Make your own Easter pop candy at ROC Candy in the Piccadilly Arcade this school holidays.

13th - 18th April, 10am - 3pm, no bookings necessary $14 per person. Find more information at www.roccandy.com.au

Read the Kids Around Perth ROC Candy Make Your Own Pop Review here

Find more School Holiday Events in the Perth Family Events Calendar

School Holiday Programs

Bring out their inner pop star with Bop Till You Drop's Performing Arts Program. Not just singing, dancing and acting, but also cooking, science and craft to break up the day and keep your child alert and active and having fun.
Two locations in GREENWOOD 15th &16th April & CANNING VALE 17th & 18th April.
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT. Book and pay before 29th March and SAVE! Friends or sibling discount also available.
More information and bookings at www.boptillyoudrop.com.au

Do you want to get the kids outdoors these school holidays? Get your kids on a Beginners Fishing Class with The Fishing School Perth. They cover conservation, knot tying, rig building, casting, baiting and fishing. We supply all fishing tackle, rods and bait. Cost for the beginners session is $35 and is located at Point Walter.

This is for children aged 6+ years. Children aged 6-8 years must be supervised by a guardian at all times. Sessions at Point Walter 15th, 17th, 23rd & 24th April (plus two new sessions just added 16th & 18th April). More information at www.facebook.com/events

Keep the kids active this April Holidays at West Coast Gymnasts Malaga. Not just gymnastics but games, circuit and free play too.

Half and full day sessions, and multi pass and sibling discounts also available. 15th - 26th April. Book online now at www.westcoastgym.org

The Swan Valley Adventure Centre - Adventure Days program is packed with a full day of fun activities for kids aged 7 - 14 years that includes flying fox, canoeing, crate stack, bush craft and more, with a different program run each day. Kids are provided with a tasty lunch too. Adventure Days run 15th - 17th, 23rd, 24th or 26th April.  Just $68.95 (+booking fee) per day. Find more information, see the full activity schedule and book your kids in for a day (or more) of adventure at svac-adventure-days-april.eventbrite.com.au


Save on movie tickets this school holidays at Event Cinemas Innaloo, Whitfords and Morley. Get your $11 tickets (for Morley) or $13.50 tickets (for Innaloo or Whitfords) here.

You can also save up to $5.90 on popcorn and drinks here.

Free Things To Do

The City of Stirling Tree Trail is back, this year at Carine Open Space 15th  - 26th April. Print a copy of the tree trail map and find all 21 locations along the Tree Trail. Look out for the Eco Faeries and Bindi Bindi Dreaming along the trail 9.30am-12noon weekdays during the school holidays. Find more information and the Tree Trail map at www.stirling.wa.gov.au/treetrail

Get along to the FREE Attree Real Estate Annual Kids Carnival, Sunday 28th April, 3 - 7pm at Harrisdale Pavillion. Includes free entry, rides and activities with side show alley and food & drink available for purchase. Find more information and find out more about free activities to be announced leading up to the event date at www.facebook.com/events.

For more School Holiday events check out the Perth Family Events Calendar

Discounts & Deals

Enjoy a day out at Peel Zoo where you can feed your favourite animals, hold a Stimsons Python, pat a kangaroo, or even tickle a ferret! There are more than 100 different species of birds and animals to be seen, fed and patted, including dingoes, wombats, koalas, reptiles, Bengal cats and everything in between, so all the kids (big and small) will have a chance to see their favourite animal. Save up to 33% on child, adult or family entry with this deal. Click here to find out how to redeem. 

It's not the school holidays without a round or two of bowling. Challenge your friends and family to a game of bowling in Superbowl Warwick or Melville!

Just $10 per person including shoe hire. Click here to find out how to redeem.

Head to Gingin (just 15mins north of Yanchep) for the day for a fund and educational experience at the Gravity Discovery Centre where you can enjoy science activities both indoors and outdoors and climb to the to of the Leaning Tower of Gingin and drop a water balloon.

Save 41% on single and family entry (up to 2A & 3C). Click here to find out how to redeem.


Count the animals two by two at Noah's Playground South Guildford. Better  suited to be preschoolers and above, kids will love exploring the three big wooden towers, rope bridges, big slide and more. Read the Kids Around Perth Noah's Playground South Guildford Review here.

Find our list of the best Perth Playgrounds here

Shopping Centre Activities

Join in an Easter Egg Hunt with a difference at Warnbro Central these school holidays with a Where's Wally? Exhibition in the Centre. Shoppers can enjoy the fun of finding the real Wally in one of the three giant Where's Wally? boards, and take photos with the giant Wally & Wanda. Warnbro Centre, April 15th - 28th. Find more information here - www.facebook.com/events

Mark your calendars – DFO Perth is the place to be this school holidays, with a jam-packed week of fun activities and events for all ages – even the grown-ups!

The Ultimate Starter Party at DFO Perth
Kickstart these school holidays with a weekend festival full of interactive games, live music, giveaways and free activities for every member of the family.  The Ultimate School Holiday Starter Party will be held at DFO Perth on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April, featuring a Spider Mountain amusement trampolines, bouncy castles, outdoor live music, monster bubbles, face painting and magic shows. Kids will also love the DFO treasure trail, where solving clues will unveil a great reward! Festivities kick off from 10am and run until 4pm each afternoon giving parents time to relax and sit back whilst their children can have a FREE day of fun. 

WA Museum Designer Studio
Kylie needs your help! Budding artists and fashionistas can design their own costume for Kylie this school holidays at DFO Perth, with WA Museum Designer Studio running from Monday 22 – Sunday 28 April from 10am – 2pm (excluding ANZAC Day). Kids will be able to design their own on-stage costume and see their designs on the big screen. The free event is suitable for children aged 3yrs and above . Participants will receive a $10 food voucher for use in DFO Perth’s dining precinct. 

Plan your school holidays with DFO Perth at www.dfo.com.au/perthMark your calendars – DFO Perth is the place to be this school holidays, with a jam-packed week of fun activities and events for all ages – even the grown-ups. 

Find more Free School Holiday Shopping Centre Activities here

Free For Kids

Kids Eat Free this school holidays at IKEA Innaloo! Purchase an adult meal and enjoy a kids meal free Saturday 13th - Sunday 28th April.

Also get along to IKEA for FREE themed craft activities Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday in the school holidays (except ANZAC Day) between 11am & 2pm. Find for information at www.ikea.com.

Find more School Holiday Shopping Centre Activities here

Want to add your school holiday program, event or activity to our school holidays guide? Then contact us for more information

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