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 and well we are not quite back to normal, with restrictions only recently having been lifted, there are not as many events as there usually are in the holidays however here are some ideas and school holidays activities to get out of the house and enjoy some school holiday fun. The July School Holidays run from 4th - 19th July 2020.

Things To Do


Maddington Recreation Ground will be transformed into a magical wonderland these July school holidays from Saturday 4 July - Wednesday 8 July.

Feel the excitement and experience the thrills of unlimited carnival rides, roving entertainment, meet and greets with special characters, food trucks and interactive activities, held under one of WA’s largest big tops, right here in the City of Gosnells. There will be plenty to see and do with a variety of rides suitable for all ages. Take a ride on the dodgem cars, go for a spin in the tea cups, or even see the event from the air on the Dream Swinger. If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush head over to the Supa Sizzler, Storm or Super Nova... There really is something for everyone!

All tix $10.00, be quick and book in for your 75 minute session, before they all sell out... A must-do this holiday period! Get your tickets now at www.eventbrite.com.au

Visit Fremantle Adventure Trail

This school holidays from 6th - 19th July you can join in a free Lego themed adventure trail that takes you through the sites of the historic West end of Fremantle. Start by Simply collect your Adventure Trail map from the Fremantle Visitor Centre and head to the participating retail stores to collect the pieces and build your own toy. There are six different toys available to build - get in quick while stocks last. Find more information about the trail and what's on in Fremantle during the school holidays at www.visitfremantle.com

Critters Conservation Centre Mandurah Forum

Critters Up Close is excited to be opening again to the public just in time for the school holidays. You can enter daily through the holidays (during shopping centre open hours) by donation and wander their incredible display of critters and information about the local environment and conversation as well as partake in regular talks and demonstrations to be held throughout the day.

Mandurah Forum is located less than an hour from Perth and offers an extensive variety of shopping, food and beverage and entertainment options for visitors which you can enjoy as part of your visit to the Critters Conservation Centre. You can read more about the Critters Conservation Centre in the Kids Around Perth Review hereFind more information about the Critters Conservation Centre and their school holidays activities at www.crittersupclose.com.au

Find more events during the school holidays in our Perth Family Events Calendar

Family Accommodation

Pan Pacific Perth Kids Retreat

Let the Winter fun begin! The kids are treated to their won themed room with Pan Pacific Perth's Kid Retreat Package ( 50% Off on the 2nd Interconnecting Room).

Treat your family to a relaxing Winter holiday getaway complete with fun theming that is sure to set little imaginations wild. Splash around in the heated pool before relaxing with a free in-room movie and complimentary bowl of popcorn! Enjoy a complimentary 'Big West Aussie Breakfast' for up to two adults, free Wi-Fi and free 24-hour self-parking.

Starting from $230.00 Save 50% on the 2nd interconnecting kid’s room when you book before August 31. Discount on the 2nd room applies upon check out

T&C's Apply | Find more information and book your family getaway at www.panpacific.com.au

School Holiday Programs

The Fishing School Perth

The Fishing School is back again for the 2020 July Winter School Holidays!  Beginner classes will be held at Point Walter & Mindarie Marina. The cost is $35 per child and all classes run from 9am to 12pm, various days between 6th - 17th July, 2020. Suitable for children aged 6+ years. Children 6-8 years must be supervised by an adult at all times. This school holidays there are also 2 clinics (one at Mindarie and one at Point Walter) for children aged 10 and older. Find more information and get the link to book your child's place at www.facebook.com/events

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 and East of Perth these school holidays. Find more information and book your child's place at www.codecamp.com.au.

Find out more about these and other school holiday programs here


Full Day Entry to The Maze Bullsbrook $10 per person

Bundle up the family for a day of fun at Perth’s Outback Splash! Come meet their cuddly koalas and other Australian wildlife, play some mini golf or get lost in one of the awesome mazes - there’s plenty to see and do at this huge outdoor park! Kids 3 years and under enter free. Redeem this deal here. 

Shopping Centre Activities

The Square Mirrabooka Little Stars School Holiday Activity
4th - 19th July, 2020

Discover the stars this July School Holidays! Collect your free entry form from the Customer Service Desk. Locate each of the 5 stars that make up the Southern Cross constellation that are hidden in store windows throughout the centre. Present your completed entry form back to the Customer Service Desk to redeem your prize! Visit the Customer Service desk or go to www.thesquaremirrabooka.com.au for more information.

Find more Shopping Centre School Holiday Activities here

Free For Kids

The Bell Tower

Free entry for kids these Winter school holidays! Visit in person or book a tour below. Remember to choose the "Free entry for kids" ticket. Maximum 4 children per adult. Valid 4 July 2020 - 19 July 2020. More information at www.thebelltower.com.au

Mandurah Cruises

These July school holidays, Kids Cruise FREE on our 1 Hour Dolphin & Scenic Marine Cruises. They are cruising EVERY DAY, every hour from 10am to 3pm. You can even enjoy a delicious, fresh fish & chips lunch option on board the 12 noon and 1pm departures. Conditions apply - For more information and to BOOK NOW find more information on the Mandurah Cruises facebook here. 

140 Perth

These July Holidays receive a FREE kids meal per adult purchasing a main meal at participating retailers*, 4th- 19th July, 2020. The Kids Eat Free special is available at Roll'd Vietnamese FoodThe Coffee Club AustraliaRibs & BurgersThe Italian Corner Perth and Bambamboo.  Find information at the 140 Perth facebook.

New Playgrounds

Lighthouse Adventure Park Eglinton

Big adventure playground with tall lighthouse tower alongside a family friendly restaurant with stunning ocean views and beach access. Read the Lighthouse Adventure Park Eglinton Review here.

More New Playgrounds

Aviation Boulevarde Playground Clarkson
Shipwreck Cove Golden Bay
Port Coogee North Playground

Find our full list of Perth Playgrounds here

Back to Home