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.

This post is sponsored by Kinderling Radio- a dedicated radio station just for kids This screen-free activity list is just a starting point of inspiration. As the kids groan when you limit their screentime, or scream I am bored, this is the
Where the Wild Things Are is a magical mischievous name for a bookshop with books for every child from chamomile calm to wickedly
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
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
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
Brisbane is fortunate to have so many zoos and wildlife centres within easy reach, each offering the opportunity to learn more
Kayaking is becoming an increasingly popular pastime in Brisbane, and it’s easy to see why. With the beautiful Brisbane River
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
PLEASE NOTE: PERFORMANCES OF THIS SHOW HAVE NOW FINISHED.If you are looking for a way to keep your Brisbane Kids entertained
Last financial year, over 130,000 people visited the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, and it’s easy to see why. With its
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 have a Brisbane Kid with an interest in history, it may be worth a visit to Sunshine Castle on the Sunshine Coast,
This summer GOMA turns 10 and to celebrate this milestone the gallery has opened its doors and every inch of its floor and
Strolling or cycling along the Riverwalk on a sunny Brisbane day is a glorious way to spend the morning or afternoon with your
Nowadays, there is absolutely no reason for tweens and teens to slouch around the house monotonously mumbling ‘I’m bored’,
Rainbow City Children’s Playcentre and Café is the newest indoor play centre in Underwood, Brisbane. Rainbow City is a city
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
Do you have a young aviator in your family?  A child who can spot and name a plane from kilometres away? Then the Australian Air
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
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
Flying high above the South East Queensland landscape in a hot air balloon is a majestic way to begin your day, and a wonderful
The Museum of Brisbane is located on top of Brisbane City Hall off King George Square, and it holds a significant place in the
Samford, just north-west of Brisbane, is such a delightful area with a bustling country village feel to it. There's lots for
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
THIS EVENT IS NOW FINISHED.The State Library of Queensland is a must see for every Brisbane Kid aged 0-8 years and their
Brisbane is full of family-friendly recreation areas, parks and natural swimming locations. An alternative option during the hot
Brisbane is exceedingly generous when it comes to finding parks and playgrounds for our children to explore.  Indeed, our
If your Brisbane Kid is in to the moon, stars, planets and the universe in general, why not engage their imagination, nurture
Kids love everything to do with space, from stars and planets to astronauts, rockets and space travel. It probably has something
Robelle Domain Parklands is the perfect destination for Brisbane and Ipswich parents seeking more than just simple visit to the
Minecraft. You either like it or loath it. But the fact remains that our Brisbane Kids LOVE Minecraft and the concept of building
An exciting, fast-paced team game that gets the brain buzzing and the adrenalin rushing is bound to be a big hit with Brisbane
Is your Brisbane kid mad about planes? Do you have a budding car or train enthusiast? Brisbane has a plethora of transport
Brisbane's Largest Indoor Rock Climbing GymWhat is rock climbing? Rock climbing is considered a recreational activity and
Cinema complexes can be a dime a dozen so finding one that offers something different is exciting. Giving the kids a chance to
Brisbane Lookout at scenic Mt Coot-tha is a favourite destination for both locals and visitors alike, offering breathtaking views
South Bank Parklands, in Brisbane’s CBD is effectively one giant playground for kids of all sizes and abilities.Streets
Brisbane really is the city of sun days – and there’s no better place to soak up the sun than at South Bank Parkland’s
Looking for the perfect combination of outdoors and fitness? Rock climbing may be just the activity for you and your Brisbane
Prospecting for gold and fossicking for gems (or anything your child thinks is treasure!) is a fun and educational outdoor
Kids are always on the lookout for new things to learn about and understand. A day trip to Newstead House in the heart of
Trampoline parks are a new and exciting trend, providing fun for all ages and a great family day out. There are trampoline parks
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.
Kids love having the best of everything. So how do parents make sure they can offer their kids the very best?They live in
BMX can be great fun for kids who love to get outdoors and be active on their bikes, and is a wonderful hobby loved by both girls
Brisbane Kids seem to grow up in the blink of an eye — one day you’re bringing your bundle of joy home from hospital and
Fly through the air and bounce off the walls - BOUNCE is a massive, air-conditioned indoor trampoline universe, all about jumping
Kid friendly things to do in Brisbane Brisbane and the surrounding areas are full of entertaining activities for your Brisbane
Making new friends and finding ways to meet other parents in Brisbane is what this post is about whether you are a local or new
As beautiful as our Brisbane weather is for a large percentage of the year, some days just call for some indoor play. If you have
Winding its way through outer suburbs and looping around the CBD, the Brisbane River is both an iconic focal point of our city
Best places in Brisbane to watch the fireworks It’s no secret that Brisbane loves fireworks, with the two biggest pyrotechnic
I’m not sharing anything new with you when I say that kids today have less of an affair with the great outdoors than we did
With a population of more than 2.1 million and growing, you could be excused for thinking that there are no “secret spots”
Brisbane Kids love getting out and about, visiting new places and learning new things, so why not combine that with a touch of
Few simple pleasures equal sitting by a camp fire—basking in the warmth, toasting marshmallows and telling stories. There are
If you need a break from life in the burbs, but don’t have time for a ‘proper’ holiday, a night or two in Brisbane city
SKY ZONE INDOOR TRAMPOLINE PARK - WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park at MacGregor on Brisbane's south side
This article was inspired by our wonderful friends at the Ipswich Workshops Rail Museum - The best place in Brisbane to immerse
If you grew up in South East Queensland, chances are you visited the Ginger Factory at Yandina on the Sunshine Coast when you
Brisbane Kids of all ages will enjoy strawberry picking in Bli Bli on the Sunshine Coast at the picturesque McMartin’s
Take your Brisbane Kids on a trip down memory lane with a visit to the Brisbane Tramway Museum in Ferny Grove, and see how
Does your Brisbane Kid marvel at aircraft flying overhead? Do you have a little aviation enthusiast in the family? There really
A free community event called NATURE TALES has been launched in the Moreton Bay Region. Nature Tales is about reconnecting
Queensland Health statistics state that one in four Queensland children are above their healthy weight, and that all children
Back in the olden days it was totally acceptable for kids to walk 5 miles through the snow... barefoot!In the eighties we had
Most parents love the idea of raining a bit of culture over their children but are hesitant in planning a trip to most museums
With two daughters aged 4 ½ and almost 8 years, I was apprehensive as to whether Laserzone in Brisbane would have a great deal
Brisbane's one-stop destination for Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, Target Gallery Train and prize redemption arcade, Laserzone in
There’s a chill in the air first thing in the morning, and the sun is setting a little earlier in the evening. It may be
If you have been to the Queensland Museum at South Bank lately then you would know they have a very special exhibition on the
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
Wanting to take the children to the movies? Whether it is your first trip with the family or several, below is a list of some
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’s an awesome one for the older Brisbane Kids! We talk a lot about fantastic activities for the littlies, but what about
With December comes the realisation for many parents that not only is Christmas just around the corner, but so is the largest
Brisbanes Best Boat Hire service with all the very latest equipment and safety systems and no hidden costs.Their Hire Boats
Gem fossicking is a wonderful and exciting way to introduce children to the wonders of geology as well as a fun and rewarding
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