Event Calendar

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.

FAMILY ATTRACTIONS

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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FAMILY EVENTS & FESTIVALS

See what's on for families and children in Perth and surrounds this month!
  • Rottnest Island School Holiday Program

    Rottnest Island | Dates: 01 – 16 Jul, 2017
    Mingle with pirates, create quokka masks and learn about the Island’s natural environment and fascinating history. Suitable for children of any age – even adults who are young at heart! This year we will also be including activities around Plastic Free July and NAIDOC week, more information to come.
  • The Amazing Valley Chase

    Guildford | Dates: 01 – 15 Jul, 2017
    Enjoy a free family, car rally trail exploring the Swan Valley these winter school holidays. The Amazing Valley Chase is the follow up trail to the very popular Great Valley Rally and on this adventure you will be introduced to Taylor Tortoise, to guide you around the many attractions of the Swan Valley.
  • The Great Valley Rally

    Guildford | Dates: 01 – 15 Jul, 2017
    The Great Valley Rally is a family car rally adventure exploring the Swan Valley - a perfect activity for the winter school holidays. Similar to a treasure hunt, The Great Valley Rally participants follow cryptic clues to help find their way along a specific route through the valley.
  • Rottnest Island Plastic Free July Activities

    Rottnest Island | Dates: 01 – 31 Jul, 2017
    Did you know that by 2050 it's estimated there will be more plastic than fish in the world's oceans? Learn how to reuse marine rubbish in a series of workshops and exhibitions on Rottnest Island these school holidays.
  • Winter School Holidays at Perth Zoo

    South Perth | Dates: 01 – 16 Jul, 2017
    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a Wildlife Superhero. Visit Perth Zoo these school holidays to find out how you too can be a Wildlife Superhero! Once you arrive, you will hear all about our animal superheroes and discover their superpowers. Did you know that tree kangaroos can leap up to 18 meters? Or the red panda has a false sixth thumb?!
  • The Arrival

    Crawley | Dates: 01 – 15 Jul, 2017
    Adapted from the award winning book by Shaun Tan, the Spare Parts Puppet Theatre present The Arrival from 1 - 14 July at Dolphin Theatre, Crawley. Follow Aki as he starts life amidst the extraordinary inhabitants of this new land. Will he find a place to live? Will he find a job and make friends? Most of all, will Aki ever see his family again?

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