December - January School Holidays Guide

Here it is, your Perth December January School Holidays Guide 2021 / 2022 to help you through the Summer holidays with ideas for things to do events, activities, school holiday programs, things to do, movies, day out ideas, shopping centre activities and more. The December / January WA School Holidays run from 17th December 2021 to 30th January 2022.

What's On

Festive Land Perth

Festive Land is an exciting holiday carnival coming to the Perth Cultural Centre, outside WA Museum Boola Bardip and open from the 10th December to the 3rd of January. Festive Land is an extravaganza of the senses this festive season with thrilling carnival rides, sideshow alley, must-have showbags, fun holiday activities and delicious festival delights. 10th December 2021 - 3rd January 2022. Entry is free. Tokens available to purchaseFind more information and pre-purchase your tokens at

Brickwrecks WA Maritime Museum

From the watery depths! Discover the stories of eight extraordinary shipwrecks, revealed in incredible LEGO® model detail. Ryan “The Brickman” McNaught, working with expert maritime archaeologists, brings to life eight astonishing shipwrecks and their stories in this immersive exhibition. Until 30th January 2022, kids under 5 enter free. Find more information and book your tickets at

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Things To Do

Water Slides Perth & WA

Keep cool this Summer at one of these waterslides or jump in the car for a road trip to one of these regional WA waterslides this Summer. Find our list of Perth & WA Water Slides here.

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School Holiday Programs

Kid Campus

These school holidays we are proud to partner with Kid Campus, your one stop school holiday program directory where you can find a big range of school holiday programs running these Perth December / January Summer Holidays. You'll find Coding, Sport, Art Programs and more. Find out what programs are running near you at

Da Vinci Challenge Camp Subiaco

Would you Like to have your child enjoy a Holiday Experience that engages them technically, scientifically and creatively? Da Vinci was a great painter/artist and poet and invented the first known helicopters, giant crossbows, bicycles and so much more! Join in the spirit of Da Vinci, one of the worlds greatest ever minds: Reach for the stars, build some really cool take home Rockets; work in a team and solve some code - breaking challenges; experience quests, stimulate your creative ideas & concepts and….yes…write a rap song! Have great fun and much more. 4th - 6th & 11th - 13th January 2022, 8.30am -3.30pm @ Subiaco Arts Centre. Find more information and book at

Life On Mars Subiaco

Life On Mars Challenge Camp is a creative STEM camp with 3 key themes – 1. Getting to Mars – Rocket making – 2. Exploring Mars – Mars rover robot building and use on a set - 3. Surviving on Mars & building a habitat. 4th - 6th & 11th - 13th January 20228.30am -3.30pm @ Subiaco Arts Centre. Find more information and book at

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Shopping Centre Activities

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New Playgrounds

The Cubby Karrinyup Shopping Centre

A play at your local shopping centre has just gone to new heights with The Cubby on the West Deck at Karrinyup Shopping Centre. Complete with two level play structure, trampolines, parent bench swings, a water play section and more. Located alongside a range of cafes and restaurants. Read more in the Kids Around Perth The Cubby Karrinyup Shopping Centre review here.

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Outdoor Cinemas

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Free For Kids

WA Maritime Museum Fremantle

Did you know that kids enter the WA Maritime Museum Fremantle for free? You can explore WA's Maritime history and join in some of the school holiday activities (fees may apply for some activities). Find more information on the WA Maritime Museum Fremantle at

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Family Accommodation

RAC Cervantes Holiday Park

Just an hours drive from Perth, located right on the beach at Cervantes and just a short walk from The Lobster Shack, this seaside resort style cabin and camping family accommodation will not disappoint. Read more in the Kids Around Perth RAC Cervantes Holiday Park Review here.

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We make every effort to ensure all this information is up to date but should be used as a guide only. Events do get cancelled or changed and venues can close without notice. Always follow the links provided for up to date information on an event or activity. If you know of a change or cancellation then please contact us to let us know.