Plan your school holidays in Perth with these great holiday activities and events.

Perth Family Attractions

Looking for fun and exciting things to do with the kids? There are a bunch of great family attractions in Perth to choose from!
  • The City of Cockburn is home to WA’s best wetlands, major tourist attractions and leisure and recreational activities. It has coastal communities near...
  • Funcats is one of Perth’s iconic must do activities and the only place in the world where you can sail your own boat directly in front of a major city...
  • Come and make friends with some of the unique Australian fauna living in the park. Stroll the bush tracks and pathways. Hand feed many of the free...
  • The Mandurah Performing Arts Centre is one of Australia's premier regional performing and visual arts centres. Mandurah is located south of Perth and...
  • Opened in 1981, the Wanneroo Botanic Gardens and Mini Golf is just 30 minutes from the Perth CBD. Enjoy a meal at the onsite restaurant Leapfrogs or...
  • Caversham Wildlife Park & Zoo is situated in Whiteman Park and houses one of the largest collections of native fauna in Western Australia. Whilst at...
  • This area is home to some of the most intriguing historical sites, and many of the state's most pristine and accessible nature reserves. Located just...
  • Situated in the heart of the scenic hills community, only 40 minutes north-east from Perth, Mundaring Arts Centre presents regular contemporary...

What's On for Families

Find a variety of family friendly kid’s events on around Perth.

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    A compelling new exhibition at the WA Maritime Museum, using LEGO® bricks plunges enthusiasts into the stories behind eight of the world's most fascinating...
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    Things are heating up at the Scarborough Sunset Markets! Known for its gorgeous views, glorious beach and buzzing vibes, Scarborough is the perfect place to...
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    Telethon Community Cinemas Murdoch screen screening blockbuster films, classics and all your favourite movies during the summer months. Run by volunteers, all...
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    Telethon Community Cinemas Bassendean screen screening blockbuster films, classics and all your favourite movies during the summer months. Run by volunteers...
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    Telethon Community Cinemas Burswood screen screening blockbuster films, classics and all your favourite movies during the summer months. Run by volunteers, all...
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    Have you got your kid's school holidays sorted before Christmas and the new year? Summer is coming to the valley these school holidays with the return of Swan...
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    Enjoy a fun-packed day out at The Orchard Perth during the school holidays. Book into a fun day at The Orchard Perth, only 45 minutes from Perth. The kids will...
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    Perth Fringe-goers are in for a treat when Head First Acrobats bring back PreHysterical, a hilarious award-winning circus show for children and adults of all...

Family and kid fun in Perth

There's a host of things to do in Perth for kids and the whole family. Read on about markets, great places to take the kids on the weekend and special events just for the little ones.

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    Two years ago, we published our guide to Perth’s Best Stargazing in 2020 - and this year we’re back at it with a brand new breakdown for all...
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    Here in WA, we’re amazingly lucky to have such a vast coastline of pristine beaches available to us, and no coastline is more special than...
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    Australia Day is almost here, giving us an opportunity to reflect on our history, what it means to be Australian, and to celebrate together...
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    Australia Day is almost here, giving us an opportunity to reflect on our history, what it means to be Australian, and to celebrate together...
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    It’s January, and the school holidays are in full swing! Now that Christmas and New Years are out of the way, you’re probably actively...
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    It’s January, and the school holidays are in full swing! Now that Christmas and New Years are out of the way, you’re probably actively...
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    It’s January, and the school holidays are in full swing! Now that Christmas and New Years are out of the way, you’re probably actively...
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    Nothing beats the warm sunny days and balmy nights of Perth in summer, which is why so many great events and festivals pop up to take...

Things to do & places to go

Finding what to do in Perth starts here. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy.

Family, Rottnest Island

Fun for the whole family

Perth has many places of activities and interest for children and families from fun parks and zoos, to museums and science centres.

Fremantle Markets, Fremantle

Potter through a weekend market

Visit a local market this weekend for arts and craft, unique gifts and fresh local produce.

Walking trails in Perth

Get out on foot along Perth's top trails

Perth is the perfect destination for setting out on foot, and most of the tracks and trails can be easily explored in one day.

Shopping, Northbridge

Enjoy a little retail therapy

Perth offers a host of shopping options. Stock up on trendy beach fashions, buy unique Aboriginal art, discover antiques or find special gifts to suit your loved ones. 

Outdoor cinemas in Perth

Catch a movie at an outdoor cinema

Pack a picnic and a rug and head to one of Perth's many outdoor cinemas to see the latest releases, an old classic or something alternative.

Plan Your Trip to Perth City

Find the top accommodation, attractions, tours and things to do in Perth City to help plan your trip.
COMO The Treasury, Perth

Perth City Accommodation

Perth City offers a wide range of accommodation for all tastes and budgets from backpackers to 5 star resorts.

The Bell Tower, Barrack Square, Perth City

Perth City Attractions

Perth City is abuzz with life and activity, offering visitors and locals an array of fun, interesting and educational attractions.

Perth Explorer Open Top Bus Tour, Perth City

Perth City Tours

You'll find many tours that explore Perth City's top and hidden attractions and also depart from Perth City to visit the wider region.

The Lucky Shag Waterfront Bar, Barrack Square, Perth City

Perth City Food and Drink

Explore Perth City's fine dining restaurants, small bars, weekend markets, unique dining venues and of course hundreds of places to find the perfect coffee!

Kings Street, Perth City

Perth City Shopping

Perth City is lined with pedestrian malls jam-packed with a wide variety shops from local boutiques to national and global flagship stores.

South Perth

Inner Perth Neighbourhoods

Discover Perth City's Inner Neighbourhoods - just a short walk, bus or train ride from the CBD.

Plan Your Trip to Fremantle

Find the top accommodation, attractions, tours and things to do in Fremantle to help plan your trip.
Be. Fremantle, apartment hotel in Fremantle

Fremantle Accommodation

Fremantle is a great place to base yourself for your next holiday in Perth with a range of accommodation available including apartments, hotel, resorts and caravan parks.

Fremantle Tours - Bike, Walk, Eat & Drink

Fremantle Tours

Let someone else take you to Fremantle's famous and hidden spots on a guided tour.

Gatehouse at Fremantle Prison, Fremantle

Fremantle Attractions

Fremantle is the place to learn about Western Australia's pioneering and maritime history and there are a number of attractions, museums and art centres that give you the opportunity to just this.

Sweetlips Fish and Chips by Jeffrey's Photography

Fremantle Food and Drink

Fremantle's streets are abuzz with small bars, restaurants and cafes and seafood markets that full to the brim with patrons from across the globe.

Fremantle Markets, Fremantle

Fremantle Shopping

Shoppers love Fremantle for its unique art galleries, boutiques, Aboriginal art, souvenir stores and weekend markets.

Ocean Cycles

Fremantle Hire

Check the hire options available in Fremantle to help you get around.

Plan Your Trip to Rottnest Island

Find the top accommodation, attractions, tours and things to do on Rottnest Island to help plan your trip.
Rottnest Express Eco Tour, Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island Tours

Rottnest Island is Perth's own adventure paradise! Find out how you can get to the island, by sea or air and what great tour options are available to explore the island and it's amazing waters.

Rottnest Hotel, Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island Accommodation

Accommodation on Rottnest Island ranges from budget cabins and camping to premium resorts. Click below to see premium accommodation available or contact Rottnest Island Authority for more.

Rottnest Express, Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island Attractions

From cycling beach to beach to snorkeling and dining, there is so much to do on Rottnest Island let the Rottnest Island Authority show you!

Rottnest Island Food and Drink

Experience the best of Rottnest with a drink, or meal, in hand with amazing views and friendly Quokkas nearby.

Plan Your Trip to the Perth Beaches

Find the top accommodation, attractions, tours and things to do in the Perth Beaches region to help plan your trip.
Room with a view, Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough

Perth Beaches Accommodation

You don't have to travel far from Perth City for a beachside escape. Take a relaxing break on the coast with a wide range of accommodation options.

Walk along Cottesloe Beach, Perth Beaches

Perth Beaches Tours

If you don't have a car there are a range of companies that offer tours all along the Perth Beaches visiting all the best attractions.

AQWA, Perth Beaches

Perth Beaches Attractions

Along the Perth Beaches you'll find so many amazing things to do - marine encounters, gorgeous beaches, adventure and family fun.

Indiana Cottesloe Beach, Perth Beaches

Perth Beaches Food and Drink

Indulge in a meal or drink with a view! There are plenty of places to eat great places to dine along Perth Beaches that offer stunning ocean views. 

Willie Creek Pearls Hillarys Boat Harbour, Perth Beaches

Perth Beaches Shopping

Visit Hillarys Boat Harbour, The Marina Mindarie or Scarborough for fabulous local shopping.

Plan Your Trip to the Swan Valley

Find the top accommodation, attractions, tours and things to do in the Swan Valley to help plan your trip.
Novotel Vines Resort Swan Valley

Swan Valley Accommodation

Spend a few days discovering the Swan Valley and stay at one of the many accommodation choices with something to suit all tastes and budgets. 

Food and drink, Swan Valley

Swan Valley Food and Drink

The Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail will take you past more than 150 wineries, boutique breweries, produce makers restaurants and cafes.

Caversham Wildlife Park, Swan Valley

Swan Valley Attractions

The Swan Valley doesn't only offer experiences for foodies, you'll also find a range of fun, family-friendly attractions and activities.

Wine Tasting, Swan Valley

Swan Valley Tours

One of the best ways to explore the Swan Valley is by guided tour. Choose from a range of land and cruise options including wine tasting, lunch, coffee tasting and more.

Plan Your Trip to the Perth Hills

Find the top accommodation, attractions, tours and things to do in the Perth Hills to help plan your trip.
Mundaring Weir, Perth Hills

Perth Hills Tours

Tours through the Perth Hills include visits to many local wineries, art and craft galleries, historical villages and attractions.

Bibbulmun Track, Perth Hills

Perth Hills Attractions

From world renowned walking tracks to art galleries, the Perth Hills offers so much to keep you occupied for days on end.

Discovery Parks Perth Perth Hills

Perth Hills Accommodation

The Perth Hills boasts a range of accommodation options from gracious country Bed and Breakfasts and spa retreats to private luxury hideaways.

Core Cider Tastings

Perth Hills Food and Drink

Pick your own fruit in an orchard, sample local wines, head to a village market and have a picnic in the Perth Hills.

Roleystone Markets, Perth Hills

Perth Hills Markets

If you are visiting the Perth Hills, be sure to drop into a local market. Discover morning fresh local produce, a range of locally made jewellery, art and handicrafts, home-made jams and bread and more!

Plan Your Trip to Rockingham

Find the top accommodation, attractions, tours and things to do in Rockingham to help plan your trip.
Quest Rockingham

Rockingham Accommodation

Why not stay a night or two in Rockingham? Check out your options when choosing an accommodation provider in Rockingham.

Penguin Feeding, Penguin Island, Rockingham

Rockingham Attractions

From islands and beaches to wakeboarding and jetpacking, Rockingham has it all!

Cruise to Sea Island, Rockingham Wild Encounters, Rockingham

Rockingham Tours

Rockingham is a nature lovers playground - kayak with sea lions, swim with dolphins, ferry to Penguin Island, try stand-up paddle boarding, go on a glass bottom boat cruise and skydive onto the beach!

Peel Estate Winery, Rockingham

Rockingham Food and Drink

Rockingham region offers excellent cafés and restaurants as well a beautiful vineyard nestled between protected wetlands and tuart forrests.

Plan Your Trip to Mandurah and Peel

Find the top accommodation, attractions, tours and things to do in Mandurah and Peel to help plan your trip.
The Sebel Mandurah, Mandurah and Peel

Mandurah and Peel Accommodation

Mandurah is the perfect place to base yourself when exploring stunning forests of the Peel region and waterways of Mandurah. Great for an overnight stay or long weekend.

Mandurah Cruises, Mandurah and Peel

Mandurah and Peel Tours

Exploring Mandurah's magical waterways on a canal cruise, try your hand at crabbing in the shallow waters of the Peel Inlet or enjoy a lunch cruise on the Murray River.

The Cut Golf Course, Mandurah and Peel

Mandurah and Peel Attractions

Mandurah has plenty of great attractions for the whole family to enjoy from a performing arts centre to a golf course.

Millbrook Winery, Jarrahdale

Mandurah and Peel Food and Drink

From an award-winning bake house to stunning vineyards the Mandurah and Peel region is a food and wine lovers dream.

Mandurah Forum Shopping Centre, Mandurah

Mandurah and Peel Shopping

As well as plenty of small boutique shops selling local wares, Mandurah and Peel boasts a large shopping centre.

Eco BBQ Boats

Mandurah and Peel Hire

Whether you're after a bus, jet ski or BBQ Boat, you'll find it for hire in Mandurah and Peel.