Fun things to do

Are you looking for fun things to do in Brisbane with kids? This is by far the most popular category on the Brisbane Kids website and includes all the fun activities for families you can imagine.

Highlights from our fun activities collection

  • Steam train rides
  • Drone friendly parks
  • Kayaking locations in Brisbane
  • Activities for teens
  • Mini golf and putt putt
  • Minecraft camps
  • Rockclimbing

and so many more fun Brisbane activities for your kids

Fun things to do in Brisbane with Kids

West Village at West End is the place to take your Brisbane Kids this Summer. Not only are they celebrating the opening of their new public parklands in the city but they will also be offering awesome free Summer holiday workshops for kids! West
Gold Coast Theme Parks and Theme Parks on the Sunshine Coast are the type of activity that will bring amazing memories for
All aboard……If you have a train enthusiast on your hands or a child who loves being outdoors than a trip on the Queensland
We all know summer in Queensland is hot! So, if you're looking for a different destination to cool off, why not try Settlement
Long gone are the days of dragging unwilling children around the local shopping centre, warning them not to touch anything, and
Welcome to the Albany Creek Leisure Centre, one of the premier health, fitness and aquatic centres on Brisbane’s North Side
One of Australia’s biggest BMX tracks has recently opened and, lucky for Brisbane Kids, it was built in Bracken Ridge on
All aboard for BIG LOUD FUN at The Workshops Rail Museum! There are so many places to go if you love trains in Brisbane but
The Inflatable Factory is back these school holidays at two massive venues! Australia's biggest Inflatable Theme Park is ready
Have you ever wondered where to go to see the weirdest sights around the world, where to find the most unusual natural features
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?".
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
Rainy days when your kids are little are going to be the days that you will miss most when they grow older. Days where you could
BrisBricks LEGO® Fan Event is returning to Brisbane’s Southside on Sept 29- Oct 1st, at the Chandler Area.  BrisBricks has
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
The whimsical world of fairies and elves has been delighting children of all ages for generations, and the Brisbane area has a
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
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
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
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
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
There are a number of 3D and 4D cinemas in the Brisbane area, but now Redcliffe can boast about its newly opened 7D cinema -
We already thought the Victoria Park Golf Complex at Herston had it all: a stellar 18 hole putt putt course, a kids’
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
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,
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’,
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
Roma Street Parklands is once again delivering one of the greatest light shows in Brisbane. Enjoy an extraordinary garden filled
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
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
Cinema complexes can be a dime a dozen so finding one that offers something different is exciting. Giving the kids a chance to
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
You don’t need to travel to Europe to see a historic military fort – Brisbane has its very own coastal fortress, Fort Lytton,
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
If you are looking for something a little different to do with your family on a Friday night in Brisbane, something that will not
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
Brisbane is full of family-friendly recreation areas, parks and natural swimming locations. An alternative option during the hot
Roma Street Parklands Map This is a wonderful resource guiding you around Roma Street Parklands, find a map of Roma Street
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
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
Finding unlimited membership to Gold Coast Village Theme Parks is a lot harder than one would imagine and often the offerings are
Brisbane's Largest Indoor Rock Climbing Gym What is rock climbing? Rock climbing is considered a recreational activity and
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
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
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
The Museum of Brisbane is located on top of Brisbane City Hall off King George Square, and it holds a significant place in the
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
Kid friendly things to do in Brisbane Brisbane and the surrounding areas are full of entertaining activities for your Brisbane
Searching for a spot to fish, a lazy place to soak in the sun or a cool creek to dip into in the warmer weather? Then pay a visit
Robelle Domain Parklands is the perfect destination for Brisbane and Ipswich parents seeking more than just simple visit to the
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
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

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