Fun Activities

Are you looking for fun activities in Brisbane for kids? From playcentres to the best free activities for kids, zoos, museums and art galleries you are going to find it here on the official guide to child friendly Brisbane.

Whale Watching with Spirit of Gold Coast "Did you see it Mummy, did you see it?" squeals my son. "Over there, did you see it?". He has just spotted his first whale and the look on his face is priceless. The amazement, the wonder, the sheer delight.
Take 6,000m2 and fill it with fun and adventure activities for ALL ages (yes adults too!) and you have the ultimate school
It is a fact that toddlers love riding on a bike seat on an adult bike or in a bike trailer. They love travelling at a speed that
While there are plenty of reasons to go out and explore the parklands around Brisbane with your Brisbane Kids, Kids Collective is
If you are looking for something a little different to do with your family on a Friday night in Brisbane, something that will not
BrisBricks LEGO® Fan Event is returning to Brisbane’s northside on June 9 - 10, at the Strathpine Community Centre,
Discover more of Ipswich with the Naeus Explore app You might be surprised to learn that the Ipswich region has an abundance of
The Woodford Railway Everyone loves a train ride, especially when you can sit in open air carriages and let the wind blow
For kids, there is nothing better than taking up a new sport or trying an exciting new activity. If your kids love the water, are
Easter Holidays in Brisbane is that perfect weather time, not too cold and not too hot making it the ideal time to get out and
If you are looking for a fun way to spend some time with your family that is not weather dependent, gets them up and moving and
What child doesn't love getting dirty?  Whilst everyone the world around can probably spout the psychological, developmental and
Calling all active Brisbane kids, we’ve found yet another fantastic BMX track waiting for you to test! Located in Wynnum, this
Queens Park in Ipswich is worth a visit just for the play areas and gardens, but it also houses one of Brisbane’s best kept
You don’t need to travel to Europe to see a historic military fort – Brisbane has its very own coastal fortress, Fort Lytton,
Did you or your Brisbane Kids get a drone for Christmas or a recent birthday? Are you wondering where you’re allowed to fly the
The Inflatable Factory is back these school holidays at two massive venues! Australia's biggest Inflatable Theme Park is ready
For a morning of thrills and excitement, the Pine Rivers BMX track is well worth the visit. Located in England Park on Leitchs
Holoverse is the new Hologram based theme park on the Gold Coast opened by the government in 2016. It merges the latest in
Kayaking is becoming an increasingly popular pastime in Brisbane, and it’s easy to see why. With the beautiful Brisbane River
Last financial year, over 130,000 people visited the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, and it’s easy to see why. With its
If you’re looking for a low-maintenance garden and want to improve the lives of local wildlife, maybe it’s time to consider
Aliens, dragons and the solar system are just a few of the exciting topics children and families can learn more about these
Where the Wild Things Are is a magical mischievous name for a bookshop with books for every child from chamomile calm to wickedly
If you have a Brisbane Kid with an interest in history, it may be worth a visit to Sunshine Castle on the Sunshine Coast,
We might be raising kids in the city, but it doesn’t mean we can’t get up close and personal with friends of the furry kind
Victoria Park Golf Complex's 18-hole putt putt course is jam-packed full of fun for the whole family and is like no other you've
If you’re a tough mudder fan, chances are your kids have been pleading with you to get in on the action too. Well, their time
Have you ever heard of a evening glass-bottom boat tour that lets you discover the magical world of the ocean at night? Well
Strolling or cycling along the Riverwalk on a sunny Brisbane day is a glorious way to spend the morning or afternoon with your
Brisbane is fortunate to have so many zoos and wildlife centres within easy reach, each offering the opportunity to learn more
Living here in Brisbane and its surrounds, we are lucky to have access to all sorts of fantastic parks, beaches and playgrounds
The Brisbane CBD is packed with activities for families: shops, dining, movie theatres, museums, parks and more. And while our
If you tend to avoid visiting the city with kids because you are unsure of how best to get around, this article is written
You don’t need to travel far for your next family outing… you’ll be amazed at what’s on offer locally in Logan. From bush
This post is sponsored by Kinderling Radio- a dedicated radio station just for kids This screen-free activity list is just a
This summer GOMA turns 10 and to celebrate this milestone the gallery has opened its doors and every inch of its floor and
Nowadays, there is absolutely no reason for tweens and teens to slouch around the house monotonously mumbling ‘I’m bored’,
We all want to keep our kids active, engaged and entertained. We want them to have fun, learn new skills, discover their
Welcome to our growing list of fun things to do in Brisbane for teenagers. With this awesome list of things to do with
Visited by over 130,000 people last year, the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium is a fascinating attraction for families. Located
Those years between being a child and being a teenager can be tough. Suddenly the things kids used to love are now deemed too
Summer is just around the corner and if you’re looking for a way for the whole family to keep active over the warmer months,
My selection of the best family bike rides in South East Queensland shows places where you will be a hit with your kids when you
You don't need to travel for hours to the Sunshine Coast or The Gold Coast for that matter to see whales in the wild as
You might think of the Brisbane CBD as a destination for working or shopping, but, if you look a little closer, there are fun
Walkabout Creek at Enoggera Reservoir has long been a beautiful place to visit with kids, for getting out into nature, going on
Brisbane is the home of near-perfect weather, passionate sporting teams, world-famous zoos, thrill-laden theme parks and a
If your child dreams of being able to fly like a superhero, you can make their wish come true at iFly indoor skydiving at
There are a number of 3D and 4D cinemas in the Brisbane area, but now Redcliffe can boast about its newly opened 7D cinema -
Kids everywhere love Mini Golf, and a brand new 18-hole course is now open in Mt. Gravatt (which for those new to Brisbane means
The City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane’s most historic public gardens, is the perfect place to come for a little outdoors time.
Brisbane is an awesome place in which to raise kids for the sheer amount of family friendly activities there are to do in and
Brisbane Kids get out into the fresh air, and get vitamin D and exercise thanks to Pokémon GO It’s only been out for a few
The Caboolture Historical Village is the number one tourist attraction in the Caboolture region, and it's easy to see why. A
Prospecting for gold and fossicking for gems (or anything your child thinks is treasure!) is a fun and educational outdoor
Gem fossicking is a wonderful and exciting way to introduce children to the wonders of geology as well as a fun and rewarding
Take your Brisbane Kids on a trip down memory lane with a visit to the Brisbane Tramway Museum in Ferny Grove, and see how
On a recent trip to visit my parents in Toowoomba, I decided it was time to introduce my two year old and my five year old to
There is something almost magical about the newest market to find its footing on the streets of Brisbane.  Magical and
Please note: This event is now finished. Just in time for the summer school holidays, an incredible new permanent exhibit
Here you are again. At the better end of the week, trudging happily down the easy side of hump day, and starting to skip your way
Want to bring a little culture to your Brisbane Kid's weekend? There are tons of great places to take your kids here in Brizzy.
If your Brisbane Kid or another member of your family has an interest in planes or military aviation, the RAAF Amberley Aviation
The Redcliffe Kite Flying Club meets once a month on the foreshore of Clontarf to fly their kites and take in the sea air.
The Queensland Maritime Museum The QLD Maritime Museum is a perfect addition to your visit to South Bank. Open
PLEASE NOTE: As part of the Queensland Museum, The Sciencentre is undergoing a multi-million dollar redevelopment, and will close
If your Brisbane Kid is in to the moon, stars, planets and the universe in general, you should consider getting in contact with
Heading into the great outdoors for a scavenger hunt is a wonderful way to get your kids out and about with nature. The great
Sand Bucket List Seemingly, we lucky members of the Parent's Club need only blink our eyes and before we can say "sleep is for
Sophia and I were wondering what to do for the day when I thought "what about going to a park?"  It was beautiful outside and it
Logan has so much going for it for families with children of all age groups. With fantastic parks and playgrounds, modern
Iceworld™ Olympic Ice Rinks have been part of the Brisbane landscape for over 30 years, providing exclusive access to Olympic
The expansive D'Aguilar National Park is the largest national park near a capital city in Australia. One of the most accessible
PLEASE NOTE: As part of the Queensland Museum, The Sciencentre is undergoing a multi-million dollar redevelopment, and will close
Next time you are stuck for something fun to do with the kids I would strongly recommend packing them (and a picnic basket!) into
There’s no doubt about it - children love bikes! From tiny trikes to snazzy scooters, cycles represent fun, fresh air and
Where to find Hot Air Balloons in Brisbane - the ultimate Brisbane Adventure for Kids! It doesn’t matter whether you’re
All children love a treasure hunt, but have your Brisbane Kids tried geocaching? This high tech orienteering activity is taking
There is something about putting on a very lady-like frock, slipping on some heels and heading out during the day with the girls
Finding things to do in Brisbane with a toddler is like a fun bucket list waiting to be discovered from outdoor fun to museums
The Corner at the State Library for kids The Corner is a permanent space at the State Library Queensland, open every day 10am
Welcome to the Albany Creek Leisure Centre, one of the premier health, fitness and aquatic centres on Brisbane’s North Side
The next time you are at Southbank you might notice the Queensland Maritime Museum at the southern end of the river. Staffed by
The Workshops Rail Museum All aboard for BIG LOUD FUN at The Workshops Rail Museum! There are so many places to go if you love
On the weekends it's sometimes nice to extend the bedtimes of Brisbane Kids and head out for some evening fun. It needn't be
Strawberry Picking is the ultimate family activity that you must experience while your kids are young and ideally atleast once a
Queensland Museum sparks science fun with a new gallery with the brand science gallery, SparkLab,
Samford, just north-west of Brisbane, is such a delightful area with a bustling country village feel to it. There's lots for
If you’ve never played mini (putt putt) golf, it’s time to pick up a putter and enjoy some laughs with your Brisbane Kids.
Imagine that you’re flying in a small plane, 14,000 feet above sea level. The plane door is open, and you’re sitting at the
Robelle Domain Parklands is the perfect destination for Brisbane and Ipswich parents seeking more than just simple visit to the
Flying high above the South East Queensland landscape in a hot air balloon is a majestic way to begin your day, and a wonderful
Trampoline parks are a new and exciting trend, providing fun for all ages and a great family day out. There are trampoline parks
If your Brisbane Kid is in to the moon, stars, planets and the universe in general, why not engage their imagination, nurture
The Museum of Brisbane is located on top of Brisbane City Hall off King George Square, and it holds a significant place in the
Finally a Mountain Bike Skills Course, in Brisbane suitable for kids. If your kids love mountain bike riding or are keen to try
Are you looking for a family activity that perfectly combines quality time and confidence-building with breath taking views of
Brought to you by Bunnings and Nuffnang Every year I look forward to the school holidays because I miss my kids a lot but I
Brisbane is full of family-friendly recreation areas, parks and natural swimming locations. An alternative option during the hot
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