Things To Do in the School Holidays Perth

See our guide to Things To Do In The School Holidays Perth. Every parent needs a bit of hand when it comes to ideas for things to do in the school holidays Perth! There's no need for any boredom with so many things to do in the school holidays including events, school holiday programs, shopping centre activities, new playgrounds to check out and more. This is your one stop guide to all things school holidays in Perth to make these school holidays the best ones yet. Which one of these Things To Do In The School Holidays Perth will you attend?

Things to Do in the School Holidays Perth

School Holiday Fun

What's On These Perth School Holidays?

Find out what's on these upcoming school holidays here. Find school holiday events, book the kids in on a school holiday program, head to your local shopping centre for free activities, explore the newest playgrounds, watch the latest family flicks and more!


Getting Around Perth

The best way to get around in the school holidays is by public transport. You can buy a family rider ticket that allows all day travel on any Perth metropolitan train, bus or ferry for up to 7 people (max two standard fares). Find more information on the Family Rider Ticket at

Perth School Holiday Shopping Centre Activities

Your local shopping centre is a great place to entertain the kids during the school holidays with many hosting free activities for the kids within the centre. This is particularly handy when it's a little too hot or a wet outside. From activities, to treasure hunts, to live stage shows, find out what's on at your local shopping centre these school holidays here. 

Shopping Centre Activities PerthPlayland at Armadale Shopping City

Perth School Holiday Programs

Get organised and book yourself in for a break while the kids are looked after, entertained and educated at one of these Perth School Holiday Programs. Book as early as you can to secure your space and choose from a big range of programs including coding (read more about Coding in the School Holidays), sports, sailing, nature, arts and crafts, fishing and more! There's something happening every school holidays to suit everyone. Find our list of School Holiday Programs Perth here.

Perth School Holiday ProgramsSchool Holiday Arts & Crafts at The Art Space Collective Scarborough

Perth School Holiday Hot Spots

Perth has several hot spots that are central locations for school holiday events and activities. Places where you can spend the day away, exploring, dining, playing and enjoying all the sights and sounds these areas have to offer. 

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The Esplanade Youth Plaza Fremantle

Perth School Holiday Activities

Check out these 50+ free school holiday ideas to keep the kids entertained and the school holiday budget in check. Dining at cafes and restaurants where kids eat free is another way to save some money while enjoying a nice meal out these school holidays at these Kids Eat Free venues. You may also like to book the family into an Optus Stadium Tour, where you can all go behind the scenes and see where your heroes hang out.

Some other popular Perth School Holiday activities include - 
Mini Golf
Ten Pin Bowling
BMX & Bike Tracks
Rock Climbing
Laser Tag
Ice & Roller Skating
Trampoline Centres
Arcade & Gaming Centres

School Holidays Optus Stadium Tours

6 Tips That You Need to Know While Planning for The School Holidays

Planning for a school holiday should be an exciting, enjoyable experience for young students. Researching nearby attractions, selecting activities, and organizing a vacation schedule together can help strengthen family bonds and make lasting memories. 

If possible, it is helpful to have clear goals or expectations before the start of the holidays in order to maximize quality time with loved ones. Here are the details ways in which you can plan for your child’s school holiday:

1.  Give yourself enough time to plan

The first and most important tip is to give yourself enough time to plan. If you wait until the last minute, you will likely end up stressed out and feeling overwhelmed. Start planning as soon as you know the dates of the school holidays.

2.  Make a list of activities

Once you have an idea of how much time you have to work, make a list of activities that you and your family would like to do. This can include things like going on vacation, visiting playgrounds, nature parks, lakes, and so on.

3.  Set a budget

School holidays can be expensive, so it is important to set a budget before you start making any plans. This will help you avoid overspending and ensure that you have enough money to cover all of the activities on your list.

4.  Pack wisely

If you’re planning to spend a few days away from your home, be sure to pack wisely. Bring only the essentials and leave anything unnecessary at home. This will save you space in your luggage and make it easier to get around while on vacation.

5.  Stay safe

When travelling, it is important to stay safe. Be sure to research your destination in advance and familiarise yourself with the local laws and customs. Additionally, always carry a copy of your identification and other important documents with you at all times.

6.   Encourage Your Child to Plan for Vacation

You can encourage your child's independence by allowing them to take an active role in researching potential locations and brainstorming ideas for the holiday destination. Taking these steps helps in preparing your child for adulthood during their school years.

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We make every effort to ensure all this information is up to date but should be used as a guide only. Events do get cancelled or changed and venues can close without notice. Always follow the links provided for up to date information on an event or activity. If you know of a change or cancellation we've missed then please contact us to let us know.