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School holiday activities in Perth for spring 2023

The school holidays will fly by with these activities in and around Perth.

Your kids are in for plenty of fun these school holidays with our top picks for outdoor adventures, at-home activities and day trips. They're sure to keep the boredom at bay.

Out-and-about activities in Perth for the school holidays

See Western Australia from new heights

Treetop adventures, ziplining and bridge climbs are massive crowd-pleasers – especially for kids with a lot of energy.

Matagarup Daytime Bridge Climb and Zipline in Perth
Matagarup Daytime Bridge Climb and Zipline in Perth

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Attend a theatre or concert performance or watch a movie

Dress younger kids up for the theatre or take your teen out for their first (of many) music gigs.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows In Concert
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows In Concert

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Visit a museum

Over the school break museums are transformed into kid- and family-friendly playgrounds. Pick one that sits with your child's interest and spend the day there.

Plan a family day

Spend the break together playing a round of mini golf, boarding a canal pirate tour or visiting the aquarium.

Pinnacles Koalas and Sand Boarding 4WD Adventure
Pinnacles Koalas and Sand Boarding 4WD Adventure

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Soar above Perth – literally

See Perth from the best vantage point with a helicopter flight, scenic flight or skydiving experience.

Meet the local wildlife

Spend the holidays spotting marine life from the water or having a close encounter at the local zoo.

AQWA - The Aquarium of Western Australia Tickets
AQWA - The Aquarium of Western Australia Tickets

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Get the friends together

The school holidays wouldn't be the same without spending it with their friends. Offer to take them out for a day of sandboarding, quad biking or laser skirmish. Guaranteed there will be smiles all round – especially from the other parents who will appreciate having the day off.

Take a city tour

If you're yet to explore Perth's most popular attractions, play tourist for a day with a tour that gives you a glimpse into Perth's past.

Rottnest Island Historic Train And Tunnel Tour
Rottnest Island Historic Train And Tunnel Tour

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Wander among the Pinnacles

One of Western Australia's most stunning backdrops is the Pinnacles Desert. The kids will marvel at the formations. And yes, they may even learn a thing or two about geology.

Pinnacle Desert Sunset and Evening Stargazing Tour
Pinnacle Desert Sunset and Evening Stargazing Tour

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Wave Rock, York Wildflowers and Aboriginal Culture Tour
Wave Rock, York Wildflowers and Aboriginal Culture Tour

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Indoor activities in Perth for the school holidays

Make some Easter art

Set the mood for the season with some Easter arts. It could be an Easter bunny painting or Easter egg soap making – let them decide!

Get arty with a painting class

Put away the tablet and stylus and grab some paper and paints. Drawing classes will teach your child the basics of drawing and painting.

Painting Class for Kids: the Rainforest (7-12 Years)
Painting Class for Kids: the Rainforest (7-12 Years)

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Upskill them

From horseriding to flying a plane, there are plenty of options for giving your kids a new skill in life.

Kids Sculpture Class: Monsters and Unicorns (8-13 Years)
Kids Sculpture Class: Monsters and Unicorns (8-13 Years)

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Road trips you can take from Perth during the school holidays

Keen to get out and about? Why not hit the open road for an epic Western Australia road trip?

Swan River

Distance from Perth: 30–40 minutes by car or around 1.5 hours by public transport.

If you're after a short road trip, the Swan River offers water sports and winery tours where the kids can enjoy horse and carriage rides.

Stand Up Paddle Board Hire on the Swan River
Stand Up Paddle Board Hire on the Swan River

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Margaret River

Distance from Perth: 3 hours by car or 5.5 hours by public transport.

This renowned wine region offers the finest reds and whites and has heaps of activities that the whole family can participate in. From kayaking along the river to mountain biking the forest, it's sure to be a hit.

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse Guided Tower Tour
Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse Guided Tower Tour

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Margaret River Township, Winery and Cave Tour - Full Day
Margaret River Township, Winery and Cave Tour - Full Day

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Albany

Distance from Perth: 5 hours by car or 6 hours by public transport.

Take a breath of fresh air on the southern coast of Western Australia. We recommend booking a few nights here so you can enjoy Albany to its fullest. There are plenty of hiking trails, historic tours, water sports and beaches just waiting for you to explore.

Guided Tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Guided Tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station

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Scenic Flight from Perth to Albany with Lunch
Scenic Flight from Perth to Albany with Lunch

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When are the 2022/23 school holidays in Perth?

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Term 4 school holidays (2022 – 2023)16 December 2022 – 31 January 2023
Term 1 school holidays7 April – 23 April 2023
Term 2 school holidays1 July – 16 July 2023
Term 3 school holidays23 September – 8 October 2023
Term 4 school holidays15 December 2023 - 30 January 2024

Free things to do during the school holidays in Perth

  • Visit Kings Park and the Botanic Garden
  • Stroll along the Swan River
  • Eat free samples at Fremantle Markets
  • Picnic in the park
  • Hike the Bibbulmun Track
  • Spend the day at the Art Gallery of Western Australia
  • Have lunch at the beach and watch the sunset
  • Kayak one of Western Australia's many rivers
  • Jump and climb around Wellington Square Playground

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