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School Holiday Fun for Kids this Winter

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The much-awaited school holidays are just around the corner, and it’s time to start planning for an unforgettable break in the glorious sunshine filled winter of south east Queensland.

The School Holiday Guide has just been released, and it’s filled with exciting activities and attractions that will keep you entertained throughout your time off. You’ll find a range of free and ticketed programs available during the school holiday period running from Saturday 24 June until Sunday 9 July in Queensland.

From thrilling adventures to educational experiences, Brisbane and its coastal regions has something for everyone. So grab your calendar and get ready to make the most of your school break!

Here’s some of our top picks of fun things to do to ensure our primary and pre-teen aged children can be curious, courageous and inspired this holiday.

Drop + Go

Marine Rescue Ranger

Marine Ranger for a Day turtle

Marine Ranger for a Day turtle

Immerse yourself in a close-up encounter with rescued dolphins, seals, turtles, seabirds, and an array of captivating marine creatures. Gain valuable knowledge about the perils that marine life faces and discover actionable steps to aid in their protection.

Click this link to explore more.

Stay + Play

Area 51’s 1st Birthday Party

Climb the 16 Walls

Climb the 16 Walls

Join the birthday extravaganza as Australia’s largest family indoor entertainment center, Area 51, celebrates its first anniversary on Friday, July 7th. Experience a day filled with exciting activities including face painting, games, cake, show bags, a pop-up booth, and much more.

Click this link to learn more.

FREE Activities

Giddy Up to The Ginger Factory

Child meeting The Gruffalo

Child meeting The Gruffalo

Prepare for an extraordinary adventure during the school holidays as The Ginger Factory morphs into Old MacDonald Farm. Featuring a fantastic array of endearing farm-themed activities, this event is an absolute must-see for all!

Find out more here.

LIVE Events

Australian Outback Spectacular

Australian Outback Spectacular - a story of two farmers

Australian Outback Spectacular – a story of two farmers

The Australian Outback Spectacular offers a captivating dinner and show experience that celebrates Australiana. With an array of Australian animals, traditional songs, and bush tucker, guests can immerse themselves in the rich culture and heritage of the Outback.

Book now and secure your slot.


Paradise Resort

Paradise Resort Gold Coast is a haven for kids and a dream come true for parents, offering an array of exciting amenities like an ice-skating rink, waterpark, kids club, and more, all located just steps away from the famous Surfers Paradise Beach. Proudly recognized as Australia’s Best Family Resort for the 11th consecutive year and winner of the Unique Accommodation award in the QLD Tourism Awards 2021, it’s a must-visit destination for families seeking endless holiday fun.

Click here and book your escape.


Sea World Resort

Meet the arctic penguins at Sea World

Meet the arctic penguins at Sea World

Indulge in the ultimate blend of amusement, excitement, and tranquility at Sea World Resort, promising a delightful experience that caters to the entire family’s joy. With direct access to Sea World and a convenient 15-minute stroll from the beloved Marina Mirage shopping area, this resort ensures easy exploration and enjoyment for all.

Click here and book your escape

SPARK POP knows that when the kids are happy, parents are happy. That’s why we’ve created this platform so that you can find the most inspiring, educational, curiosity evoking and active experiences.

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