Free Things To Do In Perth With Kids
Getting the kids out of the house each day or on the weekend doesn't have to be expensive, there are lots of free things for kids to do, and places to go in Perth & WA with kids! And just because it's free doesn't mean they wont be begging to go back again and again. As they say the best things in life are free, and there's certainly plenty free things to do in Perth and WA.
Kids Around Perth will bring you all the information you need to plan that perfect day out with the family that wont hurt your hip pocket - in fact these great places wont cost a thing except for the petrol or public transport fare to get there and back or they may be entry by donation.
Make sure you also check our Events Calender Page which features lots of free upcoming events in Perth & WA!
Bunnings Family Events
These are held throughout the year at various stores. To get an invitation to your email just contact your local Bunnings Events Coordinator.
Find hidden treasures all over Perth and WA, this is a great way to get the kids out enjoying nature - using a free smart phone app.
Pictured below: Here is a geocache we found near DNA tower Kings Park
Free Indoor Play Areas
Find free indoor play areas with coffee nearby here
Check out one of Perth's great free Skate Parks! Great for skateboarding, scooters and BMX
Explore a New Playground
Explore a new playground near you or take a drive across town to discover somewhere new. You can find our list of Perth playgrounds here
Donate Blood Perth City, Morley, Joondalup, Cannington, Midland, Rockingham, Bunbury and Albany
Donating blood, plasma and platelets saves lives and is also required to make many important medical treatments. Grab a friend and swap your coffee date for a blood donation date. You'll get your coffee free and you will feel great knowing you've saved lives.
North of the River
Ellenbrook Water Playground
Free zero depth water playground with sprays and cannons. BBQ's also available
Hyde Park Water Playground
Awesome free water playground with sprays, cannons and tipping buckets, set in the beautiful Hyde Park North Perth
Radio Controlled Sailboats at Jackadder Lake Woodlands
The Perth Radio Sailing Club sails their radio controlled boats at Jackadder Lake Thursdays and Saturdays at 2pm. Public are welcome to come down and have a look!
Play a game of Disc Golf
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South of the River
Recycle Right Tours Canning Vale
Find out about what happens to your rubbish once the truck takes it away and about how families can better reduce, reuse and recycle on a free Recycle Right Tour of the Regional Resource Recovery Centre in Canning Vale.
Perth Airport Public Viewing Platform
Located on Dunreath Drive (domestic and international link road), for stunning views of the planes landing and taking off - great place to enjoy a packed lunch
Belmont Faulkner (Volcano) Park Playground
Check out the Volcano, water play features, flying fox & more, or go to the Faulkner Park Skate Park.
Shipwreck Galleries Fremantle
Explore Fremantle's maritime history, dress up like a pirate, hold a cannon ball and more!
Froggy's Fun on the Green
Free Mobile outdoor play sessions for 0-5 yrs (run during school terms only). Play dough, craft toys and much more... Mondays & Tuesdays see website for session times.
Buster the Fun Bus
Free Mobile outdoor play sessions for 0-5 yrs (run during school terms only). Tues - Fri, see website for session times.
Play in the Park Armadale
Outdoor craft, games, stories, rhymes and other fun activities. Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays at Memorial Park and Tuesdays at Grovelands Primary School from 9.30am during the school term. See facebook for details.
Play a Game of Disc Golf
Hossack Reserve Parkwood Bike Track
Great place to teach kids of all ages about the road rules on this great fully road marked and signed bike track.
Jandakot Airport Viewing Area
Pack a lunch or enjoy something from Aviators Cafe while you watch planes take off all day long!
Esplanade Youth Plaza Fremantle
They'll love skateboarding or riding their scooter all day long. There are also some great play features here to challenge their coordination, balance and strength.
Playground with Trampolines
Find free playgrounds with in built trampolines here
Water Labyrith Forrest Place Perth City
Bring a spare change of clothes on your next trip to the city, so the kids can take on the water maze in Forrest Place
Perth State Library
Check out The Place at Perth State Library, this is a special section of the library just for the kids. There are special activities, and story time is at 11am every Wednesday. Check the website for activity times and information relating to baby change facilities, pram access and bringing food.
DFES Education & Heritage Centre
Check out the early education space, get some take home activities, dress up like a fire fighter, see a vintage fire truck and more! 10-4pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday only!
Western Australian Museum (Note: The WA Musuem Perth is closed until 2020)
So much to see and do here, exhibitions, displays, activities and more! ($5 suggested donation for entry)
Northbridge Piazza & Super Screen
Free Flicks (Sep - May), family and grown up sessions. Bring a picnic, pull up a bean bag (provided) and enjoy a free movie. Check the website for screening times.
Kings Park Synergy Parkland
Follow the dinosaur prints and find the ancient fossils. Playground and mist forest. Recommended for children 6 years and over (due to water hazards in this area).
Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park
Give the kids a chance to get back to nature! Entry is free and kids can wade in the creek, build cubby houses with sticks and climb over rocks and up the tree hides.
East / Hills / Swan Valley
Entry to the park is free. Enjoy the big playground, water playground (seasonal) and you can enter Revolutions Museum for just a gold coin donation. Lots more to explore too.
The Great Valley Rally
Join in a free car rally around the Swan Valley daily - follow the clues to solve the puzzle, and return to the Swan Valley Visitors Centre to get your family certificate
The Bird and Fish Place Wattle Grove
Wander amongst the dinosaurs and other fabulous creatures in the beautiful gardens of this nursery.
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