School Excursion Ideas for Brisbane Kids

Finding places to take Kindy Kids and Brisbane School Children can be challenging, which is why we decided to create a category especially for that. School excursions can be a great way to complement the curriculum and really extend on learning for children. If you wish to be included on this page, then please email us at [email protected].

Street Science

Street Science

Designed to complement the Australian National Curriculum for children in grades prep to year 10, Street Science offers a range of professionally-run science workshops and stage shows to Queensland schools. Consolidating concepts and themes taught throughout the school year, each 45 minute stage show brings science to life using a range of powerful and often explosive demonstrations. Hands-on workshops will extend your students’ learning while they investigate scientific principles through real life experiments and activities.

Gaol Tours in Brisbane

Historical Tours of Boggo Road Gaol

Boggo Road Gaol tours Brisbane are a very kid friendly experience. The History of Boggo Road Gaol Tour consists of a short, easy walk through Number Two Division and offers plenty of time to explore one of the original cellblocks. School excursions to the Brisbane Prison provide an educational and real-life experience that is unsurpassed. To book an educational school excursion at Boggo Road Gaol, please visit

dig at Abbey Museum Caboolture Brisbane

The Abbey Museum

The Abbey Museum in Caboolture has a core vision of providing quality cultural and educational experiences for children and is definitely one of the most hands-on and kid-focused museums you will find! The museum is well run for groups and school excursions, though to avoid disappointment it is advised to book a group in early. There are also plenty of activities during school holidays which will need to be pre-booked wherever possible.

Art workshops in Brisbane

Tiny Art Kindy & School Workshops

Tiny Art Kindy and School Workshops aim to teach children that the process is often more important than the final product, covering the elements and principles of design as well as media, techniques, artists and well-known works of art. Offering complete flexibility, the Tiny Art Workshop program can be tailored to meet your kindy or school’s individual needs, with the ability to choose from an extensive selection of projects. Custom-designed projects can also be created, with extension activities included in all projects to support your staff and further the learning experience.

Building Block Studio

Building Block Studio – Northside

Building Block Studio is a learning activity centre committed to inspiring the next generation of coders, engineers and 3D designers. Learn how to code and make our robots obey your commands! During school weekdays, the studio is the perfect place for a school excursion, students can spend hours learning to code a LEGO EV3 robot or building a robot from parts. Anything with a Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths (STEM) focus is possible. An expert can be made available to help facilitate sessions.

Fort Lytton

Fort Lytton is one of several coastal fortifications built along Australia’s coast in the 19th century to safeguard shipping lanes and ports from possible enemy raids.Currently, Fort Lytton is open every Sunday and on some days during the school holidays and may provide an opportunity for school holiday care providers to offer something unique in terms of excursions

Holoverse theme park on the Gold Coast


Holoverse is the new Hologram based theme park on the Gold Coast. It merges the latest in cutting edge technology with an amazing and safe experience never seen before. While highly entertaining, some experiences focus on educational content, providing valuable and uniquely immersive opportunities for learning. These experiences have proven popular among primary and secondary schools, attracting excursions from prominent educational providers. 

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