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 (Extended until 9th 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

Victoria Quay Movie Marathon

Family movies screen 7th - 16th January. Doors open 6.30pm for a 7.30pm screening. Free popcorn and ice cream tokens on entry. Beanbags for first 50 people inside the B Shed. Go to for movie schedule.

Fringe World

Lock in a family show or two (or more) at Fringe World, from 14th January - 13th February, 2022. Shows are happening right across the Perth so you can find a family friendly show near you, or head into the city & Northbridge for more of the Fringe action.

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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.

Whitfords Nodes Ninja Obstacle Course

Take the kids out for a play with a difference at the big obstacle course at Whitfords Nodes Park Health & Wellbeing Hub. Read more in the Kids Around Perth Whitfords Nodes Hillarys Ninja Obstacle Course Review 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 Challenge Camp 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

Codekids Australia Classes Perth, Rossmoyne, Northbridge & Bull Creek

Enrol your kids in Minecraft Programming, Robotics Programming, Scratch Programming and Python Programming these December / January Summer School Holidays with Codekids Australia. Find more information on course, dates & times and locations at

The Fishing School Point Walter & Mindarie

The Fishing School is back again for the Summer December / January School Holidays. Beginners Fishing Classes at being held at Point Walter and Mindarie Marina between 21st December - 7th January, 2022Classes are for kids aged 6 years+ (kids 6-8 years must be supervised by a guardian and all times).  Beginners classes cover conservation, knot tying, rig building, casting, baiting and fishing and cost $35 per child. Find more information and book your child's place at

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Free for Kids

Find out how kids can travel free to Rottnest with your favourite Rottnest Ferry Service provider here

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Find the best deals so you can enjoy more fun for less these Summer school holiday here. From movies, to snorkel tours to rock climbing find the perfect outing or day idea and save. Find our list of Top Summer School Holiday Deals here. 

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Shopping Centre Activities

The Mezz Mount Hawthorn | Summer School

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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.

Apple Fun Park Donnybrook

Take a 2 hour drive out of town to play at the newly redeveloped Apple Fun Park Donnybrook. Read more in the Kids Around Perth Apple Fun Park Donnybrook Review here.

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Outdoor Cinemas

Take the family out for a movie under te starts these Summer school holidays at one of these Perth Outdoor CInemas and Outdoor Movie events. 

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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

Rottnest Island with Sealink

Kids travel free (excluding government admission fee) to Rottnest with any full paying adult fare with Sealink. Find more information and book 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.