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Family activities and things to do with kids

Family activities and things to do with kids

 Check out our top family activities in Perth this summer!

Looking for some inspiration in keeping the kids entertained this summer? Want to get them away from their screens for an hour or two? Then check out our list of five of the best activities that not only the kids will love, but Mum and Dad too.

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Get out and about and see the sights of Perth City on the original Perth Explorer open-top double decker bus tour. The tour features highlights such as the Swan River, Northbridge, the WACA, the Belltower, Kings Park and Botanic Gardens and other exciting stops. The whole trip takes 1 and ¾ hours, or hop off in the knowledge that the next bus is never more than an hour away.

Adults are $32, and children $12, with a family pass for $85. Tickets are valid for a 24 hour time period.


 

Scitech Perth

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Stimulate young brains with a visit to Scitech, at City West. The centre is designed to introduce children to scientific concepts in a fun and surprising way. Check out exhibits like the Puppet Theatre, the Astronaut feature exhibit as well as live bees busy in their honey production. Parents might even learn a thing or two along the way as well!

Admission prices are $17 for adults and $11 for children, with kids under 4 free.


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Penguin Island

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Enjoy one of Perth’s premier aquatic adventures and cross the ocean to see penguins, dolphins and sea lions at Penguin Island. Located an hours’ drive from Perth near the city of Rockingham, the island, reachable by ferry, and its surrounds feature crystal clear waters, picnic spots, and sightseeing cruises for a fun day out for the whole family.

Ferry tickets are $15 for adults and $12.50 for kids, with family packs for $48. Add-ons include the Penguin Island Discovery Centre, Penguin & Sea Lion Cruise and Swim with Wild Dolphins.


 

Kings Park

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Explore the beautiful surrounds of our oasis in the city, Kings Park. Set high atop the city, with stunning views from the Eastern side out over the Swan River, Kings Park is a must on your Perth itinerary. Keep the kids happy by not only checking out the wildflowers, but by discovering playgrounds like the Synergy Parkland and the Ivey Watson Playground for under 6’s. Wear them out by climbing up the spiralling DNA tower and show them the mysteries of science with the Whispering Wall at the War Memorial.

Admission is free.


 

Heirisson Island

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Kids crazy for kangaroos? See some real Australian bushlands and native Kangaroos only minutes away from Perth City. Heirisson Island features the city’s local colony of Western Grey Kangaroos, in a small island on Swan River accessible by the Causeway. It may be tempting to walk up and pat them, but remember these are wild kangaroos and some are not used to being touched! Take a bike out to the island to make a whole day of it.

Admission is free.


 

Family Getaway Package

Kids Stay and Eat Free | Perth Hotel | Holiday Inn® Perth City Centre

This Summer we have the best family deal for you. It’s time for you to move away from the workplace and come closer together with the people who mean the world to you. Take advantage of our Holiday Inn special accommodation package with a Perth city attraction the whole family will love.

The Family Getaway Package includes:

  • Accommodation for two adults and one child
  • Full buffet breakfast for all
  • Children dine for free with a paying adult
  • Tickets for two adults and one child to Perth and Kings Park Hop-on-Hop-off tour
  • Kids stay and Eat Free

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Perth Arena events on this summer

Perth Arena events on this summer

It’s heating up across the city, and the action is all at Perth Arena.

Perth Arena is a mere stroll from the hotel, and with world class entertainment across its roster, there’s sure to be an event for you. See our favorites from the lineup for a stellar summer of fun.


Something for Everyone

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An Evening With Oprah – Monday, 7 December

The Mighty O will be in the house for one very special Perth appearance. Her talking tour will cover Ms. Winfrey’s life including stories of her amazing achievements and the tough times she has overcome. Read our evening with Oprah blog click/tap here.


Hugh Jackman Live in Concert – Tuesday, 15 and Wednesday 16 December

Everyone’s favourite song and dance man will be back on Australian shores performing his Broadway To Oz show. Here is the chance to see our Hugh at his finest in the Aussie version of his Back To Broadway smash on stage. See him for two nights only, before he disappears back to the silver screen.

 

Kevin Hart What Now? – Wednesday 3 Feb

One of comedy’s breakout stars in recent years, Kevin Hart, is bringing ‘What Now?’, his hit stand up show to Perth Arena. Get your tickets now and get ready to laugh!

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Sports Lovers

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Hopman Cup 2016 – Sun, 3 Jan to Saturday, 9  Jan

The number one tennis event on Perth’s calendar brings international tennis stars such as Andy Murray and Serena Williams to the court to serve up a storm. With a week-long calendar, the Hopman Cup is also one of the social events of the season.

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Perth’s NBL Season with the Wildcats – Various dates

Come out and watch Australian basketball at its finest. Witness the Perth Wildcats go head to head with their interstate counterparts such as the Sydney Kings and Melbourne United. .

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Music Fans

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The Amity Affliction and A Day To Remember – Monday, 14 December

Need a rock fix? Watch international superstars The Amity Affliction and A Day to Remember live in concert rocking out at the stadium. Their Big Ass Tour will be one definitely not to miss for fans.

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Chris Brown One Hell of a Nite tour – Wednesday  9th December

International R&B superstar, Chris Brown is coming to Australia with his One Hell of a Nite tour this December with special guest August Alsina.

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Perth Entertainment Package

We have the perfect package to make the most of your next event in Perth. Don’t deal with organiseing people or uber ride and stay in the heart of Perth city literally walking distants to all major entertainment venues in Perth.

Perth Entertainment package includes:

  • Accommodation for 2 adults
  • 2 house beverages in the bar

 

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