With the kids heading out on school holidays for Easter, it’s no secret that we’re scratching our heads with ways to keep them busy and entertained. Look no further – we have a range of our top picks for things to do these holidays with the whole family.
Lone Pine Sanctuary
A local treasure is Lone Pine Sanctuary, which is located just on the outskirts of Brisbane in Fig Tree Pocket. Kids can get photos with their favourite native animals and watch a variety of animal shows. They are open 7 days a week, and their entry prices are located on their website.
Another premium entertainment pick for school holidays is Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) with children’s programs and exhibitions running every weekday as well as the free Yayoi Kusama – The obliteration room exhibit. Of course, there’s also plenty for the adults to see and do.
For those who are keen to escape the heat, Iceworld (Acacia Ridge or Boondall) is a fun and adventurous idea that is enjoyable for the whole family whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional. Their ice rinks are open to the public 7 days a week with session times available on their website.
South Bank Parklands
One of the best annual events for especially younger kids is the Little Days Out at South Bank Parklands at Easter time. There is a huge selection of activities on offer which include workshops, games, dance classes and more every Thursday and Sunday throughout March and April and best of all – it’s FREE! Click here to see a full synopsis of the Little Days out Program.
In the heart of Brisbane, Kangaroo Point Cliffs boasts a range of fun activities that are available all year round. From rollerblading and bike riding along the riverside to abseiling down the cliffs and kayaking the river, there’s sure to be something for everyone.
Whether it’s popping into the State Library for the latest kid-friendly exhibition or exploring the stores and cafes of Brisbane’s inner CBD, there is so much to see and do these Easter school holidays!