December - January
School Holidays Survival Guide

Here it is, your Perth December January School Holidays Survival Guide 2020 / 2021 to help you through the 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 18th December 2020 to 31st January 2021.

What's On

B Shed Victoria Quay

FREE Family Movies inside the B Shed - Victoria Quay Movie Marathon, 9-23 January 2021. Doors open at 6pm for 7pm screening. FREE popcorn and ice cream tokens on entry. First 50 people get a free beanbag. Find more information at

Dino Land Fremantle

DINO LAND arrives on The Esplanade Fremantle opposite Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, situated under the giant Norfolk Island Pines and Fremantle Tourist Wheel. More Dinosaurs! Featuring animatronic dinosaurs, giant backyard bugs, life size Triceratops skeleton and baby dinosaurs you can touch. More activities! Discovery zone with heaps of activities, giant jigsaws, fossil digs, bouncy castles and lots of photo opportunities. 26th December 2020 - 31st January 2021, various 1 hour session times throughout the day and the option to add a ride on the Fremantle Tourist Wheel to your entry ticket. Tickets $10 per person or $15 with Fremantle Tourist Wheel Pass. Find more information and get your tickets at

Smurfs at Perth Zoo

The search is on for Papa Smurf! Follow the interactive map and crack the code and keep your eyes peeled for Smurfs hidden all around the Perth Zoo grounds, January 1st - 31st 2021. There will also be food trucks or you can can pack a picnic. Perth Zoo is also staying up late every Saturday in January until 7.30pm.  The Smurfs experience is included in your entry fee. Find more information at

Kidchella 2021 Attadale

Awesome Arts has come on board as well as some amazing local artists to make this year’s Kidchella more creative than ever! You can expect interactive art installations, kids can learn how to paint and create or relax with a book. The all-time favourite amusement rides, kids DJ, glitter tattoos, face painting, bouncy castles, giant bubbles and plenty of food trucks to take care of hungry tummies are also promised! Sunday 17th January, 10am - 2pm.

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Things To Do

Summer Aquatic Centre Inflatable Fun Days 

Enjoy an affordable and fun day out in the water at one of these Summer Aquatic Centre Inflatable Fun Days running throughout the Summer School Holidays.

Summer Food Trucks and Hawkers Markets

Give cooking the flick and get the family outdoors for dinner at these Summer Food Trucks and Hawkers Markets at various Perth parks and outdoor event venues. Find information on Perth's Summer Food Trucks and Hawkers Markets here.

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

The Fishing School

The Fishing School is back again for the Children's Christmas School Holiday Fishing Program. Beginners Fishing Classes at Point Walter and Mindarie Marina for 7 dates between 21st December 2020 - 8th January 2021. Classes 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

Code Camp

Fun school holiday camps and activities, that empower your kids to design, code and create, and spark a passion so they can go and change the world with a smile on their face. More than 90,000 kids have loved Code Camp so far! Classes available this school holiday for kids 6 -  13 years at various locations North, South an East of Perth these December and January School Holidays. Find more information and book your child's place at

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Landsdale Farm

Get al day entry to Landsdale Farm for just $5 per person or add on tea and coffee for just $8 per person. Save up to 50%. 

Fremantle Tourist Wheel

Get 360 degree views of Fremantle, or ride at night and see the 25,000 LED lights come to life. Save up to 40% OFF adult and child passes from $6 per child.

Warwick Superbowl

Challenge your friends and family to a game of Superbowl. Save 46% with a game of ten pin bowling and shoe hire for just $10 per person.

Aquatastic Water Park Busselton

Add a one hour long inflatable water park session to your down south holiday adventure this summer! Save up to 31% OFF a single or family pass.

Kalamunda Water Park

Head to the hills for a family day out of super affordable water slide fun. Save up to 54% OFF one, two, four and six person entry from $10 for one person.

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Shopping Centre Activities

Dinosaur Train Live Wanneroo Central

Jump on the train for a magical journey with some of your favourite dinosaur train friends. Starring Buddy and Tiny, this half hour show is filled with light-hearted humour and roar-some fun! PLUS! Come and meet Buddy and Tiny and get up close and personal with these lovable characters and capture a dino-mite photo! 11th - 15th January 2021, shows at 11am and 1pm. Meet and Greet 12pm. Find more information

Bluey & Bingo Karrinyup Shopping Centre

In a WA first, these school holidays Bluey and her lovable little sister Bingo will be heading to Karrinyup Shopping Centre for a week of free fun-filled activities. After making the long trip across the country, Bluey and Bingo will be bounding into Karrinyup for meet and greets, face painting, a flossing station, hilarious games and a centre-wide scavenger hunt. For those who love to play dress up, this is your chance! 

For Bluey-loving children with sensory needs who require a bit more peace and quiet for their experience, we’ll be hosting a special sensitive Bluey and Bingo experience outside of normal trading hours with the Autism Association of WA. For more details visit  (Note: information is not yet on the website so check back soon for updates)

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New Playgrounds

Robinson Park Gosnells

Check out the $6.5M redevelopment of Robinson Park Gosnells these school holidays. It's fully fenced with lots of adventure and nature based play.  Read the Kids Around Perth Robinson Park Gosnells here.

Harrisdale Skate & Scooter Park

Pack the skateboard, scooter, roller blades and small and bikes and head to Harrisdale Skate & Scooter Park, perfect for kids who love to roll. Read the Kids Around Perth Harrisdale Skate & Scooter Park Review here.

Find more Perth Playgrounds here 

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Outdoor Cinemas

Catch that family blockbuster, movie classic or Christmas favourite under the starts with your family this summer. Find our list of Perth Family Friendly Outdoor Cinemas this Summer 2020 / 20221 here.

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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

Kids Eat Free

Give yourself the night off cooking and take the family out to enjoy a meal together for less with these December / January School Holidays Kids Eat Free Specials (TBA).

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Family Accommodation

Crowne Plaza Perth

Enjoy an affordable family staycation these school holidays at Crowne Plaza Perth, with infinity pool, complimentary bike hire and close proximity to many of Perth's attractions including Elizabeth Quay and The Swan Bell Tower. Find more information the Crowne Plaza Kids Around Perth Review here.

Experience Lancelin Holiday Park

Book the family in for a camping getaway that's not too far from Perth at the Experience Lancelin Holiday Park. Located right  on the beach, with camp kitchen, jumjping pillow, indoor pool and spa and playground, the whole family can relax and play here these Summer holidays. Read more in the Kids Around Perth Experience Lancelin Holiday Park Review here.

Find more Perth & WA Family Accommodation here

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