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Things To Do In Perth City This School Holidays

Perth City is your perfect school holiday destination. It's central so it's a great place to meet with friends. There is so much to do you wont have much choice but to make a whole day of it. Our city is home to lots of great family attractions, and there is always lots going on in the city in the school holidays that includes events and activities that are FREE. Here's some of the top things to do in Perth City these April School Holidays.


Northbridge Piazza Outdoor Movies (FREE)

Pack a picnic or pick up something tasty from one of the nearby restaurants and pull up a beanbag for free movie screenings in Northbridge. 

14th April - The Lego Ninjago Movie
21st April - Cars 3
28th April - Despicable Me 3
Find out what else is on at the 
Northbridge Piazza here

The Shake Shack Carillon City

Daily throughout the holidays |  2 for 1 Regular Shakes* (save $6.50) and Classic Hot Dog & Regular Shake Combo for $6.50 (save $4)

Treat the kids when to a shake and/or a Hot Dog from The Shake Shack while you are in the city. You'll need to present the Kids Around Perth App Deal for redemption to save with these deals. Find out more about the deal and how to get the Kids Around Perth App here...

Play at the Island Playground Elizabeth Quay (FREE)

Daily throughout the holidays

Let the kids run around and play at the Island Playground at Elizabeth Quay. They will love the wooden pirate ship, ringing the bell, sensory play and two little water play features (spare clothes a must). Nearby are restaurants and eateries such as V Burger Bar, Isle of Voyage, Reveley and Gusto Gelato,

Catch the Ferry to South Perth and Back

Daily throughout the holidays
If you caught the train into town and bought yourselves a Family Rider ($12.40 for max up to 7 people - max 2 standard fares), you can use this ticket to also ride the ferry across to South Perth and back, as many times as you like. Either wander down from the city or jump on a Blue or Green CAT Bus that will take you to Elizabeth Quay.

The Nostalgia Box Northbridge

Daily throughout the holidays | 10.30-5pm | Save 15% OFF Entry when booking online Deal* 

The Nostalgia Box Northbridge is Perth's new, old school gaming museum and experience. Located on Aberdeen Street not far from the Perth Cultural Centre, The Nostalgia Box takes you back to the nostalgic memories of your gaming youth - and gives kids a chance to experience gaming old school style. Open Daily 10.30-5pm. Use code on the Kids Around Perth App when booking online to receive 15% OFF entry. Find out more about the deal and how to get the Kids Around Perth App here.

Take a Captain Cook Cruise to Fremantle

Daily throughout the holidays | One child travels free with every adult booked*
KIDS CRUISE FREE on any Swan River Scenic, Perth/ Fremantle Explorer or Perth/ Fremantle One Way Cruise, one child free per full paying adult. Valid for travel between 23rd September - 8th October. Find out how your kids can cruise free at www.captaincookcruises.com.au

DFES Education and Heritage Centre

The centre is open to the public and offers an interactive, interesting and fun experience. Entry is free. Open Tuesday - Thursday 10-3pm.

Perth City Farm Cafe

Catch the Yellow Cat or drive to Perth City Farm for a inner city farm experience and enjoy a coffee and something to eat in the beautiful farm gardens while the kids enjoy the free school holiday activities. See above.

140 Kids

140 Kids! Located in the hub of all things happening in P-town lately, 140 Kids swoops to the rescue of every stressed-out parent sick of hearing ā€˜Iā€™m borrrrrrred!ā€™. Grab the kids and jump on the train to visit the 140 Perth precinct as your one-stop destination for all things FUN! 140 Kids has something for every age group from toddlers to tweens (and of course a little something for the amazing parentals) April 17th - 26th. www.knowassociates.com.au

Perth Explorer

Explore Perth from the top of a double decker bus. Take in the full tour or hop off and hop back on to make a day of it.

Puzzle Walks

WA Detective Trails are self-guided puzzle walks around Perth City, Kings Park, South Perth, Rottnest Island and Fremantle Each trail comes with a fictitious crime to solve, a list of suspects, and lots of clues; each stop on the trail has you hunting high and low for the answers to cross off the innocent suspects and reveal the culprit! Find out more and order your Puzzle Walks here.


Want more ideas for the school holidays? Check out the April Holidays Survival Guide here



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