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July School Holidays Survival Guide

The July School Holidays Perth are probably the most challenging for parents, with the weather not always so nice outside, it's hard to come up with ideas for things to do when it's raining outside. Well here is your July School Holidays Survival Guide to help you through the holidays with ideas for things to do when its raining, great winter snow & ice events, information on school holiday programs, school holiday events, shopping centre activities, movies and more. The July School Holidays are 6th - 21st July 2019.

What's On

A temporary immerse art installation, the KATENA - Architects of Air luminarium offers a dazzling maze of winding paths and soaring domes that create a sense of wonder and enchantment for all ages and all abilities. Visitors will be transported into an amazing world of light, colour and sound as they walk through the inflatable luminarium. FREE, however capacity limited to 80 people at one time so expect wait times. 8th - 14th July.

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Sail through the Shipwreck Museum Fremantle on A Monster Mission trail in search of strange and mysterious beasts of the deep. Join in storytelling sessions and a craft activity for kids 4 years+. Activities are free and entry is by donation. Daily 6th - 21st July, 10am - 2pm (storytelling 11am).

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The temperature may be cooling down but that doesn’t mean your social calendar should with Winter Fest 2019 set to warm up Perth this season. Winter Fest which runs from 24th June to 21st July – will see an impressive program of free events and experiences around the city from unique art installations and school holiday activities to make-believe snow in the malls and live ice carving.

To find out what's on and to plan your Winter Fest adventure go to Find Yagan Square events at

Find a full list of school holiday family events in our Perth Family Events Calendar

Snow and Ice Experiences

Enjoy open-air ice rink, fantastic rides, great entertainment and delicious food and drink options at Skating At Festival Elizabeth Quay - 28th June - 21st July. Skating At Festivals offers something for everyone. A true Winter wonderland experience.

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Enter for FREE and get your tickets  for various activities including ice skating, silent disco headsets, Synergy Power Slide, Snow Pit and the Snow Sister’s Enchanted Forest at Winterworld Fremantle 29th June - 21st July. Tickets for these activities sell out fast – so get in quick and book online so you don’t miss out!

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Under cover ice rink, super fun slide, Kanga skating aids, falling snow and yummy food with cosy dining at Skating At Mandurah 29th June - 21st July.

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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

Located at 35-57 Joondalup Drive, Edgewater.
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Rainy Day Ideas

If they are climbing the walls and it's one of those days that is so wet outside there is not choice but to stay inside - then here are some great indoor activity ideas to keep burn off some of that energy, keep them active or to keep them busy. 

With locations in Mandurah, Joondalup, Leeming, Shenton Park and Ballajura, Inflatable World is your go to for indoor action during the school holidays. Bring your own food along or grab something from the kiosk.

Read the Kids Around Perth Review here

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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.
Three locations in GREENWOOD 9th & 10th July, CANNING VALE 15th & 16th July and MORLEY 18th & 19th July.
Book and pay before 21st June and SAVE! Friends or sibling discount also available.

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The Fishing School is back again for the July School Holidays! All classes will be held at Point Walter, 8th , 10th, 15th & 17th July from 9am-12pm. Classes cover conservation, knot tying, rig building, casting, baiting and fishing. All fishing tackle, rods and baits supplied. The cost is $35 per child.

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Explore Perth from a different angle on the Perth Explorer double decker bus. With a Hop On Hop Off Tour you can get on and off at locations around Perth, including Kings Park, Burswood and Barrack Street and spend the whole day exploring our beautiful city. Read the Kids Around Perth Review here.Get up to 52% OFF kids and adults tickets with tickets from $5 for kids here.

A ride on the Fremantle Tourist Wheel is the perfect addition to your day out in Fremantle this school holidays. Get the 360 degree views of Fremantle and the Fishing Boat Harbour. 

Get up to 40% off adult and kids admission passes (even cheaper than a family pass) here. 

Find more family deals for activities, dining and travel in Perth & WA here

Shopping Centre Activities

The Ninja Academy is bringing their world class ninja warrior style obstacle course to Westfield Whitford City, 6th - 14th July. Brush up on your ninja skills as you balance, swing and soar through the course. Finish strong and conquer the infamous four metre Warped Wall. Ninja specialists will be at the event to explain each obstacle and give participants tips and tricks. Up for the challenge? 25 minute sessions are free but limited to 20 per session (for kids 6 years +). Parent supervision required.

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Take play to new heights with 13 metre tall slide, scooter park, flying fox and more at Brightwood Adventure Playground Baldivis. You can easily play the day away here this school holidays.

Read the KIds Around Perth Review here

Fun for everyone from crawlers to teens with a toddler play area, climbing frame, bike skills & bike pump tracks at Madox Playground and Pump Track Piara Waters.

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Find our full list of Perth Playgrounds here


Day Out Ideas

Go behind the scene, into the changerooms and onto the ground on an Optus Stadium Tour. Then chill our at the City View Cafe and finish your day exploring The Stadium Park Playground.

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Harness up and swing through the tree tops in the beautiful Lane Poole Reserve at Trees Adventure. One of the most thrilling days out you will ever have.

Read the Kids Around Perth Review here

Find more Perth Day Trip ideas here

Family Accommodation

No need to leave the city for a resort style holiday, Karrinyup Waters Resort has it all with 3 pools, a jumping pillow, playground and holiday activities and new double story cafe & restaurant that overlooks the pool.

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Stay in luxury at Crown Towers, with giant pool, including heated pool, beautiful restaurants and family friendly service.

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