School Holiday Activities QLD 2014 Out and About

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Queensland School Holidays Ideas for Kids in Brisbane

Holiday Calendar

100′s of events over the school holidays listed here

Free Kids Activities *LIST*

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Fun Activities *LIST*

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Day Trips

Explore Brisbane and beyond

  1. Head to South Bank and enjoy the sunshine- grab an icecream or hot chips or check out their designer markets on Friday Nights and Saturdays
  2. Dinosaur and bug fun at the QLD Museum – and its free-
  3. Take a drive up to Mt Cootha to check out the view FREE pick up a mcdonalds 30c one on the way as a treat
  4. Plaster Fun House at Belmont where pieces start from only $3
  5. Tiddlywinks at Nundah for daily disco and indoor playground
  6. Bricks N FUn for an indoor Lego building playcentre
  7. Victoria Park Golf Course for Mini Putt Putt or one of their golf camps
  8. Go roller skating like at Albany Creek Skateaway or  Digi Roller Skating Rink (skateaway opened 26th Jan- digi roller Jan 3rd)-
  9. Take a City Cat Ride
  10. Head to Bribie, Redcliffe, wynnum or the Gold Coast for a twilight fish n Chips on the beach or a picnic FREE
  11. Take a train ride- kids love to ride on trains
  12. Write up a scavenger list of natural items and head out to your local park and find them
  13. Check out any of the playcentres in Brisbane for some indoor, airconditioned fun
  14. Visit one of the 100+ WOW playgrounds on our website FREE
  15. Head to your local library for their list of FREE holiday events for kids
  16. Go fishing at our list of recommended places
  17. Go for a bushwalk or picnic in the great outdoors FREE we have a whole host of places under our explore Brisbane Category and Day Trips Pages
  18. Check out Aussie World who have a new slide and over 30 rides
  19. visit Daisy Hill Koala Centre for a picnic and viewing of the Koalas FREE
  20. Go fruit picking at one of the many strawberry farms around Brisbane
  21. Visit Maleny Dairies for a real life dairy tour
  22. Check out Robelle Domain- Springfields brand new park- with lots of water fun and a cafe for parents in the middle
  23. Make a Kite and go and fly it FREE
  24. Go to Lone Pine Sanctuary for a day amongst the animals
  25. Check out the workshops rail museum at Ipswich for their holiday activity- ” Day out with Thomas”
  26. Find a local river with kids and have them build a dam, catch guppies in a bucket and enjoy Brisbane FREE
  27. Visit the Maritime Museum at South Bank
  28. Head to Alma Park Zoo – for animals and a picnic
  29. Go to Mount Glorious for a picnic, child friendly bushwalk and scones with Jam and Cream on the way down
  30. Head out to the Abbey Museum for some history and wonder
  31. Take a trip to Springbrook for a nighttime glowworm tour
  32. Go to the beach- collect shells and build sandcastles FREE
  33. Head to New Farm Park to let the kids climb the trees or Scarborough Beach Park if you are closer. Climbing trees is good for the soul. FREE
  34. Have icecream for lunch- head to anyone of the best icecream shops in Brisbane as nominated by you!
  35. Check out the Model Boats at the Boondall Wetlands on Tuesdays and Sundays- its a great picnic spot and has a playground for the kids FREE
  36. Check out your local bunnings for free holidays activities for kids and the Bunnings Playgrounds
  37. Go for a drive up to Mount Tamborine- take in the views- pack a picnic – enjoy the fresh air
  38. Head to one of the many zoos in and around Brisbane> look for discounts online >here is a coupon deal we found (always chk the fine print) for
  39. Head to the Workshops Rail Museum for a day out with the trains and their AMAZING circus exhibition
  40. Saturday market idea- robelle domain for fresh produce…Sunday Markets> Check out the Eagle Farm Markets for some gourmet food and offering, Caboolture for produce and nick nacks- also kids rides
  41. Go for a bike ride.. better still..if you can.. drive with your bikes to somewhere lovely like redcliffe and go for a ride or a skate if you roller blade FREE
  42. Visit the new Indoor Skate ramp on Brisbane’s South Side
  43.  Go camping… and for us chickens.. camp in your backyard! FREE
  44. Head to the Everton Park hotel for their million dollar playground FREE or to the Mango Hill Tavern Indoor Playground for FREE
  45. Take a visit to Old Beenleigh Town- (or old petrie town) over 20 restored buildings.. good for little historians – small cost
  46. Head to White Cedar Creek for a day trip FREE
  47. Head out for a picnic at the Cleveland Lighthouse FREE
  48. Take your Brisbane Kid indoor rockclimbing at Rocksports
  49. Take a trip to your local waterhole, collect river stones and paint them- either stories or pet rocks
  50. Contact your local gallery - lots of them will offer kids holiday programs (The Ipswich Art Gallery currently has 1 absolutely FREE called rescue)
  51. Head to the new Imagine this Playhouse down at Robina
  52. Head to Toowoomba to check out the Carnival of Flowers
  53. Head to the glass house mountains lookout for a picnic FREE
  54. Head to the Springbrook Lookout for an amazing rainforest walk
  55. While you are at springbrook have a picnic at Apple tree Park
  56. Head to a playground at the Gold Coast guided by our sister website all about kids at the Gold Coast
  57. check out Queen Mary Falls on an awesome road trip with the family
  58. Go to the movies and check out the the new movies such as Monsters Inc (Jan) or Rise of the Guardians.
  59. Take a day trip to the Darling Downs Zoo
  60. Head up to Maleny Diaries for a tour of their dairy
  61. Head out to the Wivenhoe Dam on a day trip
  62. Check out the Glow Worm Caves at the Gold Coast
  63. Check out one of Brisbane’s FREE water parks
  64. Check out the Eumundi Markets on a Wednesday or Sunday or another awesome attraction of the Sunshine Coast.
  65. Take the kids roller skating at DigiSkate or the Albany Creek Skateaway
  66. Visit the Corner in the QLD State Library
  67. Check out the local theme parks using discount from our deals in Brisbane page
  68. Check our slaughter falls for a swim and bbq
  69. Check out Bellingham Maze for a day out with the family
  70. Check out your local pool- The Albany Creek Leisure Centre is just one example of how good these local facilities can be
  71. Go strawberry picking in Brisbane
  72. Head to a daily kids disco at Brisbane Playcentre Tiddlwinks
  73. Feed the ducks in your local area
  74. GO to the Theme Park with discounted tickets thanks to our discount theme park tickets page
  75. Head out on a nighttime adventure with our guide
  76. Check out Calamvale District Park for their AMAZING slide and draw bridge
  77. Visit the Sir Thomas Planterium and see a show
  78. Complete a Laser Tag mission, ride the bumper cars and play the arcade games at Laserzone in Lawnton
  79. Ask your Brisbane Kid what they want to do :0 enjoy them.. because this wont last forever
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