Family fun activities to do around Brisbane these school holidays!

Another school term has been and gone and it’s time for the kids (and the adults) to relax and enjoy some family fun these school holidays!

Get your calendars ready and add a few of these family-friendly activities to your to-do list to keep the whole family entertained!

Eat Street Northshore – Hamilton

Perfect for the whole family, Eat Street Northshore offers plentiful street food options under millions of fairy lights on The Wharf, Northshore Hamilton.

While the kids enjoy the magic of fairy-floss under the enchanting lights, the adults can eat and drink their way through delicious dishes and tasty treats from across the globe.

Open every weekend and with free entry for kids under 12, be sure to visit this celebration of food these school holidays. For more details, click here.

Oopsie Daisy Infinity Room – Garden City 

Get creative with your selfies and immerse yourself in the Oopsie Daisy Infinity Room at Westfield Garden City!

Featuring a field of daisies and neon lights, take the whole family on a selfie-journey and snap some happy holiday shots in this wondrous escape!

Located on Level 1 near Myer, open September 13-18.

Golf Central Junior Clinic – Skygate, Brisbane Airport

Who says that golf is just for adults? Golf Central Skygate is holding their Junior Golf Clinic these school holidays!

With the clinics being run by a PGA professional coach, you can ensure your little golf enthusiast is learning from the best!

If mini golf is more your style, the Golf Central mini golf course has been designed with every level of player in mind and offers a range of holes that vary in difficulty and terrain.

Enjoy a ‘tee-riffic’ meal post game at the Golf Central Clubhouse, where you can kick-back, relax and watch golfers putt the day away!

The Big Bounce Australia – Eagles Sports Complex, Mansfield

Jump into the school holidays and get ready for the world’s biggest jumping castle!

Made up of 50 different inflatable obstacles, The Big Bounce Australia is the largest touring inflatable event in the world and will be in Brisbane these holidays! This action-packed adventure is suitable for all ages and features an array of slides, ball pits, a maze and climbing walls.

Not only is this a great activity for the kids, but The Big Bounce will be holding adult only sessions – that’s right, no kids!

For dates and session details, click here.

Daisy Hill Koala Centre – Daisy Hill

Be amongst nature and be captivated by Australia’s much-loved marsupials at the Daisy Hill Koala Centre.

Amid the Eucalyptus trees, learn about Koala’s and the importance of their conservation by exploring the engaging and informative displays.

Visitors are unable to handle or pat the koalas, but they love the camera!

For opening times and location details, click here.

The Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) – South Bank

The kids can get creative at QAGOMA’s Children’s Art Centre as they explore modern art!

Showcasing works including ‘The Gifting Tree’ ‘Roy and Matilda’ and ‘Kids Trail’, children can reflect on their own understandings through imagination, design and art.

By learning about the artists’ work, children are encouraged to create their own masterpieces and discover their own hidden talents and creative ideas.

Looking for something to do at home? QAGOMA Kids has artwork classes, activities, books and games online via their website!

For artwork display information and workshop times, click here.

Sunsuper River Fire – Brisbane

Igniting the sky in a jaw-dropping display of Fireworks, the Sunsuper River Fire returns to Brisbane September 25.

This spectacular show of lights marks the end of the Brisbane Festival and includes demonstrations from the Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force. Check out more must-do events at the Brisbane Festival here.

For the best spots around Brisbane to marvel at the sky or for details to watch the event from home, click here.


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Article by Grace Holgate

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