Treat your kids to a fun day out in Perth! Find out about all the very best kid’s events and activities happening around the city.

The Perth region is filled with places and activities for children. Whether you are seeking wildlife parks, beaches, nature, culture, something educational and fun or just to be outside enjoying the great outdoors, Perth has it all.

Local visitor centres, community newspapers, libraries and hotel concierge departments can all provide more information on kid-friendly events and things to do around Perth. See the top family fun attractions, activities and tours below.

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!

  • Neighbouring the Perth CBD, Kings Park is one of the world's largest inner city parks. It enjoys sweeping views of the Swan and Canning Rivers, the...
  • Educated by Nature's mission is to build resilience, through connection, by creating opportunities for children, families and teachers to learn within...
  • Perched on the Indian Ocean's shore, the WA Maritime Museum is symbolic of Fremantle's past, present and future as a coastal city and port. The Museum...
  • Joondalup has activities for all seasons. A laid-back 20 minute coastal drive from Perth will reward you with all the choices you need to fill a...
  • Located just 25 minutes from Perth, the Swan Valley is home to more than 150 wineries, breweries, distilleries, growers and producers of artisan wares...
  • The City of Cockburn is home to WA’s best wetlands, major tourist attractions and leisure and recreational activities. It has coastal communities near...
  • FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! The Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm provides children and grown-ups (and all in-between!) with the chance to get up close and...
  • A first for Australia and making its debut right here in Perth, Glowing Rooms is the Mini Golf sensation which is taking America, Europe and Asia by...

Amusement and Fun Parks

Come and experience the fun side of Perth at a variety of amusement and fun parks, from water parks and amusement rides to mini golf and mazes.

  • WA's FIRST AXE THROWING VENUE - LUMBER PUNKS PERTH! Having played host to the likes of Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, the Aquaman cast and crew 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...
  • Fairytale Farm is a unique, family built and owned, attraction in the beautiful Avon Valley town of Toodyay, WA. It incorporates a range of indoor and...
  • Adventure World will unfortunately not re-open before the end of this 2019-20 Season. Have an AWesome day with family and friends at Adventure World...
  • Realmz Escape Game is a fully immersive theme park experience that places you, the real-life adventurer, in the fantasy world. Realmz is a fun and...
  • Featured in 2019 Guinness World Record Gamer’s Edition and Lonely Planet, The Nostalgia Box is a celebration of video games and the people that made...
  • Cockburn Ice Arena is a state-of-the-art facility, proud to be one of only two ice rinks in the Southern Hemisphere with two ice surfaces. Open every...
  • Trees Adventure is Australia's premier tree top adventure ropes experience. The 4 parks in Western Australia, Victoria and New South Wales feature...

Nature and Wildlife

Perth boast a diverse wildlife experiences and natural wonders to discover including national parks, zoos and wildlife reserves, playgrounds and gardens.

  • Joondalup has activities for all seasons. A laid-back 20 minute coastal drive from Perth will reward you with all the choices you need to fill a...
  • If you love enjoying a day outdoors, interacting with nature and enjoying amazing bush land, you’ve come to the right place. Tucked away in Paulls...
  • Stargazing and astronomy adventures await you at Stargazers Club WA. The Club welcomes non-members and visitors from out of town to their regular...
  • Whiteman Park is a unique conservation and recreation reserve, covering 4,000 hectares of natural bushland and leisure facilities just 25 minutes from...
  • Fairytale Farm is a unique, family built and owned, attraction in the beautiful Avon Valley town of Toodyay, WA. It incorporates a range of indoor and...
  • The City of Stirling is a vibrant hub of activity with many things to see and do. The City is renowned for its beautiful beaches, great surf and...
  • Opened to the public in 1995, the Armadale Reptile & Wildlife Centre houses a large variety of native reptiles and other Australian wildlife with over...
  • Located just 25 minutes from Perth, the Swan Valley is home to more than 150 wineries, breweries, distilleries, growers and producers of artisan wares...

Educational Attractions

Many of Perth's premier education attractions give your kids insight into science, art, culture, space and pioneering history in a fun and exciting environment.

  • Perched on the Indian Ocean's shore, the WA Maritime Museum is symbolic of Fremantle's past, present and future as a coastal city and port. The Museum...
  • FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! The Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm provides children and grown-ups (and all in-between!) with the chance to get up close and...
  • Renowned as one of the finest music acoustics in the southern hemisphere, the Perth Concert Hall is located in the city centre of Perth and is within...
  • Rottnest Island, or ‘Rotto’, as it is affectionately known by locals, has been the destination of choice for Western Australians for generations, is...
  • Kidogo Arthouse is the premier hub for all things arts and entertainment at Bathers Beach, Fremantle. The building is a majestic 1884 heritage listed...
  • The Museum and Art Gallery is New Norcia's star attraction. It tells the story of the monks and lay people who have made a home in New Norcia since...
  • Neighbouring the Perth CBD, Kings Park is one of the world's largest inner city parks. It enjoys sweeping views of the Swan and Canning Rivers, the...
  • Featured in 2019 Guinness World Record Gamer’s Edition and Lonely Planet, The Nostalgia Box is a celebration of video games and the people that made...

Fun Family Tours

A great way to explore Perth's sights is on a guided tour and there are plenty of family-friendly ones to choose from.

  • Kaleidoscope Tours offers a variety of fun and value for money tours. Book the Forest Surprise tour, Winery or Brewery tour, or cruise Mandurah waters...
  • Perth’s newest water adventure! Experience the freedom and exhilaration of Cycling on Water in the heart of Perth, on the beautiful Swan River. Pedal...
  • Escape To WA is a Perth based tour operator in Western Australia. They specialises in amazing one day and multiple day tours, providing small group...
  • This cruise is the only wine region experience in Australia that can be visited from a capital city by boat in a day and has been voted in the top ten...
  • Enjoy the unique experience of the Perth Explorers, Perth and Kings Park Tour. Using an open top double-decker bus guarantees a bird's eye view of the...
  • Located on the shores of beautiful Shoalwater Bay, Perth Wildlife Encounters (formerly Rockingham Wild Encounters) operates a ferry service to Penguin...
  • Visit Rottnest Island, the Monkey Mia Dolphins, the eerie Pinnacles Desert, or the ancient granite formation that is Wave Rock. Experience the vast...
  • Experiencing nature made easy on E-Bikes. Enjoy a guided eMountain biking experience from the people who know the Perth Hills area the best (the...

Family Dining

Eating out can be tricky in with kids, so check out our list of family-friendly dining establishments around Perth

  • KAILIS FISHMARKET CAFE, located on the waterfront at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, provides the finest seafood available in a working fish market...
  • A new business offering some unique experiences incorporating a boutique nursery, amazing garden art display and a coffee shop featuring stunning...
  • Set in the Perth Hills wine region, MyattsField Vineyards is one of the most established and awarded wineries in the area. The Bickley Valley offers a...
  • Miami Bakehouse is well known as the legendary West Australian leader in healthy, unique and delicious food to eat on the go. Miami Bakehouse have...
  • Wondering what all the squawk is about? Chances are it's people going cluckin' mad over The Henley Brook. Known by the locals as 'The Hen', they're...
  • Oakover Grounds lies in the beating heart of the Swan Valley surrounded by lush lawns, mature trees and the stunning Oakover grapevines. Offering...
  • Cicerello's Seafood Restaurant is not only in Fremantle, but also in Mandurah. The Mandurah experience matches the traditional benefits of Cicerello's...
  • Relax. Unwind. Reconnect with nature, with yourself. Let us craft moments for you. Special moments shared with friends and family. Enjoyed with...

What's On for Families

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

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    A captivating exhibition filled with some of the finest examples of Greek sculpture, armour, jewellery, vases and ancient sporting artefacts. From the sporting...
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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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    Discover the beauty and wonder when exploring WA's spectacular natural parks, and enjoy the many health benefits that come from spending time in nature. There...
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    Celebrate the final stage of the new-look Karrinyup with the opening of 18 new food and beverage venues and the unveiling of its new immersive play area, The...
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    Sea School at AQWA is a junior workshop for ages 2-5, designed to nurture your child's curiosity as they learn about a favourite sea creature through song...
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    This year the Gidgegannup Agricultural Show will feature the Freestyle Now BMX stunt show as part of the day's entertainment! Freestyle Now's BMX stunt show...
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    Kambarang Festival is a brand new event that celebrates the traditions of the Noongar nations residents of Midland, showcases their art, culture and practices...
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    Bring the whole family along to the ultimate spooky Halloween movie night at WA Maritime Museum and explore Brickwrecks: Sunken Ships in LEGO® Bricks After Dark...
The Bell Tower, Barrack Square. Image credit: MRA

Perth's top attractions

There's plenty of attractions to choose from in Perth and surrounds with fun-filled activities for everyone. From amazing man-made attractions and beautiful parklands, to nature and marine life, history and science you'll find it all in our region.

Experience Perth's top attractions

Plan Your Trip to Perth

Start planning your visit by finding out what to do in Perth during the day and night. See all accommodation, tours, attractions, activities, food and drink and retail in Perth. 

Pool, Crown Towers Perth

Accommodation in Perth

You'll find a diverse range of accommodation to suit all budgets and styles all across Perth from five-star resorts to caravan parks.

Rottnest Express Eco Tour, Rottnest Island

Tours in Perth

Tours around Perth and surrounds take you to some of the most exciting and interesting holiday spots from hot air ballooning in the Avon Valley to cruising the Swan River.

Perth's Outback Splash, Maze

Attractions in Perth

There's plenty of attractions to choose from in Perth and surrounds, with fun-filled activities for all ages.

Public House, Perth City

Food and Drink in Perth

Whether its dining in an elegant restaurant overlooking the river or sampling local wines, Perth boasts an extensive buffet from which to delight your tastebuds.

Aspects of Kings Park, Perth City

Retail in Perth

Perth offers a host of shopping options to choose from - stock up on the latest fashions, buy unique art or head to a local market.

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Hire in Perth

Looking to explore Perth on your own? There are plenty of hire options available from cars and motorhomes to bikes and kayaks.

Spring in Perth

Perth comes alive with colour in Spring with stunning wildflowers, amazing wildlife encounters and a variety of events and festivals to keep you busy all season long... that's Perth in spring.