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Family fun in Perth

Treat your kids to a fun day out in Perth! Whether you're seeking amusement parks or educational fun, Perth offers a variety of attractions for families.

Local visitor centres, community newspapers, libraries or and hotel concierge departments, can all provide more information on events and activities around Perth that are suitable for children. See below Perth's top family fun attractions, activities and tours.


Educational attractions

Perth and surrounds has many places you can visit for both fun and learning! Many of Perth's premier education attractions give you insight into science, art, culture, space and pioneering history in a fun and exciting environment.
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Nature & wildlife attractions

Perth and surrounds boasts a diverse wildlife experiences and natural wonders for children to discover - feed kangaroos, meet cute koalas, go on a family walk through a national park, enjoy a picnic and more.
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Family fun attractionsThe Maze, home of Outback Splash

Perth has many places of activities and interest for children whether you are seeking wildlife parks, beaches, nature, culture, something educational and fun or just to be outside enjoying the great outdoors.
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Amusement & fun parksAdventure World

Come and experience the fun and excitment of Perth's variety of amusement and fun parks! We have it all from water parks and fun amusement rides to mini golf and and mazes - you'll have a great day out for the whole family..
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See what's on for families and children in Perth and surrounds this month!
  • ACTIVATE! A High-Energy Variety Show for Kids

    Scarborough | Dates: 23 – 27 Jan, 2017
    ACTIVATE your FRINGE World experience with a new, exciting and family-friendly variety show just for families. Presented by The WA Performance School (WAPS), one of Perth's top performing arts academies for kids, teens and adults, ACTIVATE! promises to be an extravaganza of dance, drama and music.
  • Fremantle's Australia Day Fireworks & Freo Fiesta

    Fremantle | Dates: 26 – 29 Jan, 2017
    CONTRARY to popular belief, Australia Day has not been cancelled in Fremantle – plenty of free, family-friendly entertainment is on offer on January 26 and beyond, including the popular fireworks over Fishing Boat Harbour in the evening. Enjoy Australia Day Fireworks and Freo Fiesta from 10am to 2pm January 26, 27, 28 and 29. Fishing Boat Harbour Fireworks start at 8pm on 26 January 2017
  • Tricia’s Jumbo Birthday Party

    South Perth | Dates: 28 – 29 Jan, 2017
    Tricia, the Asian Elephant, is turning 60 and Perth Zoo is celebrating with a gigantic weekend-long birthday party.
  • Joondalup Resort Family Fun Day with MiLi Markets

    Connolly | Dates: 29 – 29 Jan, 2017
    A family day at Joondalup Resort with markets, DJ, kid's activities, golf and more on Sunday 29 January, 2017 from 10am to 5pm. Free entry. Browse a range of market stalls, see live cooking demonstrations, enjoy wine tasting and more.
  • Mandurah Sundowner Concert Series: Jasmine Atkins and Johnny Taylor

    Mandurah | Dates: 04 – 04 Feb, 2017
    Mandurah's Sundowner Concert Series of free summer family concerts continues on Saturday 4 February, from 4 - 7pm showcasing the sweet sounds of alternative country rock artist Jasmine Atkins and the soft rock tones of Jonny Taylor. Enjoy this family friendly event with activities for the kids, so grab some friends, pack a picnic and something to sit on and enjoy and a relaxing afternoon of FREE entertainment.
  • Matilda The Musical

    Burswood | Dates: 28 Feb – 23 Apr, 2017
    Don't miss Matilda The Musical at Crown Perth from 28 February - 23 April. This multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, is inspired by the genius of Roald Dahl. It is the story of an extraordinary girl who armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

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