You’ll be amazed by how many fun, unique and new activities are available throughout the city for families. There are so many to choose from, you are sure to fill up your day and keep the kids busy!
Matagarup Zip + Climb
Location: Optus Stadium
Matagarup Zip + Climb will be the one of the hottest destinations to take your kids these school holidays! The kids will be sure to have an experience of a lifetime when climbing the landmark Matagarup Bridge. There's 314 steps all on a 45-degree angle for the whole gang to and shimmy, slide and squeeze through tight spaces to reach the skyview deck – a stunning open-air viewing platform 72 metres above the swan river. You can also zip 400 metres over the Swan River from the top of the bridge! Definitely a must to experience Perth like never before!
Perth Waterbike Adventures
Location: Matilda Bay
Riding on the Swan River is guaranteed to be an adventure you and the kids will remember! Perth Waterbike Adventures provide a great outdoor activity for the whole family. Have fun cycling and gliding on the water, whilst reconnecting with nature in the Swan Estuary Marine Park at Matilda Bay. Their bright red Chiliboats are quiet and eco-friendly water bikes that can reach up to 15km/hr. For a limited time only, Perth Waterbike Adventures are offering a 10% discount for the April school holidays – use code FUN001. Available Friday 2 to Sunday 18 April.
Get your competitive streak out and enjoy a round of mini golf with the entire family! Holey Moley isn't like any other mini golf in Perth, it's a mini golf course and bar that turns traditional putt putt into a multi-sensory labyrinth of unique holes inspired by everything from your everyday to the fun of your childhood faves. Not one to miss these school holidays!
Elizabeth Quay Carousel
Location: Elizabeth Quay
Experience the wonder and enjoyment of a traditional Venetian Carousel right in the heart of the city at Elizabeth Quay Carousel. With over a dozen horses and carriages to ride on complete with dazzling lights and enchanting music your young ones aren't going to want to leave!
Perth’s most immersive escape rooms, Escape This is located in the heart of Northbridge is fun for the whole family! Behind every door a world of adventure awaits with a mystery to be solved. Use the promotional code ‘fam21’ during the April school holidays and you’ll receive 20% off family groups (available April 3 to April 18, Monday to Friday, public holidays excluded).
About Bike Hire
Location: East Perth
Get your little ones' heart pumping with loads of fun equipment available to hire from About Bike Hire! Cycle around the Swan river or paddle right through it with bikes, kayaks, family quad cycles, stand up paddleboards and more available to hire for adults and kids of all ages.
Location: East Perth
Axe throwing - yes it is a thing - and no, it isn’t just for lumberjacks. Lumber Punks is urban indoor axe throwing, where you and your group get taught how to throw axes by experts in their multiple daily sessions. This is a totally unique experience your kids will be talking about for weeks! Available for ages 14+ accompanied by a parent.
FREE PARKING OPTIONS
It’s never been easier navigating into the city these April school holidays! Take advantage of the 3-hour free parking on weekends and public holidays until 30 June 2021 in three centrally located CPP car parks:
• CPP Cultural Centre car park, 2 Roe Street, Northbridge
• CPP His Majesty's car park, 377 Murray Street, Perth
• CPP Pier Street car park, 87-89 Pier Street, Perth
Visit cityofperthparking.com.au for full details on CPP locations and pricing.
With so much to see and do for the whole family, you won’t want to leave. Check out the huge range of exciting events and activities, plus our blog page for other itineraries packed with fun ideas to take the kids these school holidays. It's Playtime in the City! #seeyouinthecity