Plan your December & January School Holidays here!




What To Do On Christmas Day in Perth

What to do on Christmas Day in Perth? Don't have plans at home Christmas Day and want to get out and about on Christmas Day in Perth? Want to give all the Christmas Day food preparation at home miss and head out outdoors for a picnic or BBQ instead? Unfortunately when it comes to dining out this Christmas 2020 most venues are already booked out, however here are a few places where you can enjoy a bbq or picnic lunch, whether it be just you and the family or if you want somewhere to meet with extended family and friends that are not only somewhere nice to picnic but offer something fun to do on Christmas Day too.

Perth Zoo

Perth Zoo is open every day of the year, including Christmas Day. Wander the zoo and visit the animals, play at the playground and enjoy the big grassed are complete with BBQs to cook your Christmas Day lunch. Perth Zoo is open from 9am - 5pm Christmas Day. Find more information on opening days and hours at www.perthzoo.wa.gov.au



Whiteman Park

While the attractions may be closed Christmas Day you can still access the park and enjoy the picnic facilities between 9am & 5pm. With several picnic areas, loads  of shady picnic tables, BBQs, the mini  water playground and multiple kids playground, this is a lovely place to spend Christmas Day with your family, even the family dog can join you (on a lead or off the lead at the Whiteman Park Dog Park). Find more information on Whiteman Park's opening days and times at www.whitemanpark.com.au.

Island Aqua Park Hillarys Boat Harbour

What a great way to work off all that Christmas food with a action packed session at the Island Aqua Park inflatable obstacle course at Hillarys Boat Harbour. They are open Christmas Day and you can book your session online (booking ahead is recommended as Island Aqua Park has advised that they have already received a number of Christmas Day bookings). Find more information and a link to book in the Kids Around Perth Island Aqua Park Review here.

Whitfords Nodes Park Hillarys

This large grassy reserve feature two playgrounds, full picnic facilities (including toilets and BBQs), lots of grassed and shady areas and picnic shelters to accommodate many large groups. Plus the staircase, lookout and exercise equipment at the Whitfords Nodes Health and Wellbeing Hub is the perfect way to work off that Christmas lunch. Find more information in the Kids Around Perth Whitfords Nodes Park Review.

Woodman Point Playground & BBQ Area

The Woodman Point Playground and BBQ area at the John Graham Recreation Reserve is the perfect place to spend Christmas Day with family and friends. There are loads of picnic tables and BBQs and lots of grassed area for a game of cricket or to kick a ball. The kids will love the shaded playground and you can access the beach and the Woodman Point Jetty from here. Pack the eski with Christmas lunch or dinner, grab your board shorts, beach towel, all the sports and beach gear and spend the day away at Woodman Point this Christmas. Find more information in the Kids Around Perth Woodman Point Playground Review.