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!
  • Whiteman Park is a unique conservation and recreation reserve, covering 4,000 hectares of natural bushland and leisure facilities just 25 minutes from...
  • Ranger Red's Zoo & Conservation Park is a boutique, hands-on zoo, in a lush setting on the banks of the Murray River not far from Mandurah. What makes...
  • Fremantle Prison is one of Western Australia's premier tourist attractions and is the first built heritage site in Western Australia to be World...
  • 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...
  • Mandurah, Western Australia’s largest regional city and less than an hour from Perth, is set against a backdrop of magnificent beaches and an estuary...
  • Araluen Botanic Park is an extraordinary garden, nestled in a serene Australian bushland setting. Stroll through stoned pathways across the terraces...
  • 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...
  • Located 45 minutes’ drive from Perth CBD, Yanchep National Park is one of Western Australia’s oldest national parks and offers an array of things to...

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.
  • 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...
  • Perth's Premier free-roam Virtual Reality Arena! The only VR experience incorporating full body and finger tracking technology in Australia. All...
  • WA's FIRST AXE THROWING VENUE - LUMBER PUNKS PERTH! 5 x 1.5 Hour sessions available daily with full training provided as well as an Axe Throwing...
  • Explore your curiosity at Scitech, an engaging science discovery centre conveniently located in the heart of Perth. Boasting six interactive galleries...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Paintball Skirmish was first established in 1992 and the original paintball company to bring these exciting games to WA. Proudly WA owned and operated...
  • Latitude Perth offers a world of indoor aerial entertainment, for all ages to enjoy. Spanning 3000 sqm, Latitude boasts a sky-high obstacle course...

Wildlife Attractions

Perth boast a diverse range of attractions offering an unforgettable wildlife encounter, from zoos to wildlife parks.
  • Opened to the public in 1995, the Armadale Reptile & Wildlife Centre houses a large variety of native reptiles and other Australian wildlife with over...
  • Caversham Wildlife Park & Zoo is situated in Whiteman Park and houses one of the largest collections of native fauna in Western Australia. Whilst at...
  • Witness the annual southern migration of the humpback whales on a scenic 2-hour whale watching cruise departing from your choice of tourism precinct -...
  • 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...
  • Blessed with white sandy beaches and surrounded by crystal clear waters, Penguin Island is just 45 minutes south of Perth and lies a 5 minute ferry...
  • Are you interested in meeting native animals? Or are you interested in the care of sick and injured wildlife? Take a guided tour at Kanyana, and learn...

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.
  • The Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory makes science fun. Come and explore. The Discovery and Innovation Galleries These Galleries feature...
  • Fremantle Arts Centre (FAC), one of Western Australia's major arts organisations and best-loved local facilities, offers a rich program of exhibitions...
  • Inside these historic premises, opened in 1899, your guide will introduce The Perth Mint's world-class exhibition and its mesmerising journey of gold...
  • Caversham Wildlife Park & Zoo is situated in Whiteman Park and houses one of the largest collections of native fauna in Western Australia. Whilst at...
  • Fremantle Prison is one of Western Australia's premier tourist attractions and is the first built heritage site in Western Australia to be World...
  • Located 45 minutes’ drive from Perth CBD, Yanchep National Park is one of Western Australia’s oldest national parks and offers an array of things to...
  • 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 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...

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.
  • THE OZONE is Perth’s must-visit destination for unique Perth experiences. Breathtaking experiences on offer. Head into history with an Aboriginal...
  • Two Feet & a Heartbeat is a multiple award-winning experiential tourism provider specialising in fully escorted tours in Perth and Western Australia...
  • CORE Cider House sits on 40 acres of stunning apple orchards in the Perth Hills, only 35 minutes from Perth. Reknowned for their estate craft ciders...
  • Hoist the sails for a magical eco-experience aboard the famous yellow sailing catamaran, a much-loved icon of Perth. 2, 3 or 8 hour tours departing...
  • Gondolas on the Swan offers a unique tour experience, gondola cruises on the beautiful Swan River from Elizabeth Quay, the heart of Perth city. The...
  • Sailing Eventide is a luxury sailing catamaran offering private charters and personalised sailing experiences! Step onboard - an extraordinary charter...
  • Sailing the STS Leeuwin II is an adventure you and your family will cherish for a long time. Sailing on a 1850’s style barquentine ship is a memorable...
  • Visit Rottnest Island, the Monkey Mia Dolphins, the eerie Pinnacles Desert, or the ancient granite formation that is Wave Rock. Experience the vast...

Family Dining

Eating out can be tricky in with kids, so check out our list of family-friendly dining establishments around Perth.
  • Bustling Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour is just the place to sample a serve of famous local fish and chips. Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour also offers...
  • Experience our world class German home-style cooked food and award-winning boutique craft beer in the heart of the Swan Valley region. Enjoy the...
  • Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and great food at Ivy & Jack! An urban industrial-chic restaurant located in Perth CBD, Ivy & Jack features great food...
  • The historic Mount Helena Tavern was brought to life in 1902. The pub is placed in the heart of the hills, 33km from Perth CBD. Known locally as ‘The...
  • The Parkerville Tavern is a lovely old family pub and restaurant (est. 1902) in the heart of the Perth Hills. Steeped in history, this double-storey...
  • An East Perth neighbourhood restaurant with fantastic views, offering familiar favourites with warm and welcoming service. Located at the front of...
  • Relax. Unwind. Reconnect with nature, with yourself. Let us craft moments for you. Special moments shared with friends and family. Enjoyed with...
  • Living the pie life. They didn’t start out as pie makers or bakers. But their Italian roots have long inspired a love of food and coming together as a...

Family Events

Discover what’s on in Perth, WA for the whole family and enjoy a day of fun with your nearest and dearest.
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    Get a taste of Asia as on a walking foodie adventure through Vic Park's vibrant Chinatown! This small group guided tour will take you through a range of...
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    This unique exhibition in Perth invites you to step into the universe of the greatest masterpieces of Michelangelo, seen from a totally new perspective. The...
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    This year’s exhibition celebrates 30 years, featuring 49 works by 2021 Year 12 Visual Arts graduates from 32 schools across WA. WA's talented young artists are...
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    For a one-of-a-kind Sunday Session in the beautiful Swan Valley head along to Elmar's in the Valley. Sit under the gumtrees in their expansive Biergarten and...
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    Yamaji/Noongar curator Tui Raven has brought together works from First Nations artists across Western Australia, in Collective Ground, the first exhibition of...
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    For the month of May, you can choose from Core Cider's two Fruit Picking Tours! At this time of year you can expect to see Persimmons, Quince, Pomegranates and...
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    Celebrate the end of your week in the space between loud and bright, dark and peaceful, at Open Light, Open Sound. The Old Gaol and the WA Museum Boola Bardip...
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    To Peace As a response to the war in the Ukraine, Fremantle Chamber Orchestra, led by Rachael Aquilina, presents Vivaldi’s sad Sinfonia ''al Santo Sepolcro''...
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.

Find Perth's top attractions

Things To See and Do in Perth

Looking for awesome activities to do in Perth? We've got you covered, from food and drink to family fun and adventures.
The George, Perth

Eat and Drink in Perth

Perth boasts an extensive buffet from which to delight your tastebuds. The warm climate makes for sensational al fresco dining, succulent seafood and the finest local produce and wines.

Sea Lions, Seal Island, Rockingham

Nature and Wildlife in Perth

Perth offers a smorgasbord of nature and wildlife experiences. From beautiful nature parks and reserves, unique wildlife encounters, world-class walking trails. 

State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth City

Arts and Culture in Perth

Perth is alive with a spectacular mix of music, theatre, comedy, dance and visual art. This rich tapestry of cultural experiences is on offer throughout the year across the region. 

AQWA, Perth Beaches

Family Fun in Perth

Treat your kids to a fun day out in Perth! The Experience Perth region has many places of activities and interest for children whether you are after a water or fun park or something more educational.

Kayaking, Swan River, Perth City

Action and Adventure in Perth

The scope of action and adventure activities in the Perth region is outstanding. Go on a 4WD adventure, soar through the skies on a scenic helicopter flight or explore the river waters in a kayak.

Perth Drive Trails

Perth Trails

From drive trails to cycle trails, art trails to food and wine trails and whether your on foot or horseback, no matter your mode of transport or interest there is a Perth Trail for you.

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.

Apollo Motorhome Holidays

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.

Autumn in Perth

You don't have to wander far to find wide open spaces, awe-inspiring scenery, and a world of autumnal adventure in the Perth region.