family fun

Australia Day Parade

We may have cancelled our Australia Day fireworks in respect of the bushfire disasters but Melbourne’s vibrant Australia Day Parade will still take place, Sunday 26th January 2020, 11am – Noon. After the Official Flag Raising Ceremony at Melbourne Town Hall, spectators will be treated to a vibrant public display of our diverse community taking part in Melbourne’s …

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Lunar festivities at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium welcomes the Year of the Rat. Lunar New Year festivities  from 25 January – 2 February 2020 SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is celebrating Lunar New Year and welcoming the Year of the Rat with spectacular underwater dragon dances and other festive activities from 25 January – 2 February. Watch the vibrant …

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Summer Slip & Slide at Docklands

These school holidays, have a splash at The District Docklands Shopping Precinct’s‎ new FREE 25 metre Summer Slip & Slide. Visit until January 26, between 11am to 5pm daily, for a ride down the 25 metre water slide, plus garden games and a water mist zone for the little ones! A great way to cool down on the hottest …

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Enjoy a scenic ride on Puffing Billy

Escape the crowds and enjoy a scenic ride through the lush rainforests of the Dandenong Ranges on Puffing Billy. It’s the perfect outing to entertain the kids these school holidays. Excursion trains run daily from Belgrave to Gembrook. You can choose to begin your journey at Belgrave travelling to Lakeside or all the way to Gembrook, …

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MoPA: Museum of Play and Art

MoPA: Museum of Play and Art is an interactive kids museum situated in Geelong. This wondrous space for families to play, create, learn, eat and relax together is open Tuesday to Sunday, 9.30am to 4.30pm. Bookings are essential but then you can stay for as long as you want for the day. BOOK YOUR PLAY HERE. MoPA™ has worked with experts …

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Ride The Tsunami at Adventure Park

If you’re heading down the highway towards Geelong way drop by Adventure Park, Wallington and ride Victoria’s first world class TRIPLE funnel waterslide, The Tsunami.  This new $4 million dollar ultimate monster family thrill waterslide will leave you soaked and stoked!  At an incredible 7.5 storeys high and 172m in length thrill-seekers can ride raging waters and massive waves, It’s …

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Melbourne Zoo’s Outdoor Film Festival

From Wednesday 1st – Tuesday 14th January, 2020 the Melbourne Zoo will be ‘Up Late’  until 8pm with evening keeper talks and an outdoor film festival on the lawns. The must-see summer film event features a packed program of documentaries on marine conservation  sustainability and the environment showcased on an impressive outdoor screen. The program is  headlined …

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Christmas Light Displays

Everyone wants to know where the best Christmas light displays are in Melbourne. Before packing the kids into the car and heading out check out the Melbourne Christmas Lights Guide to help you and your family plan where to view the best streets for Christmas lights. Search by suburb or postcode to find your map to the …

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DreamCity at South Wharf

DreamCity is a new $6 million dollar interactive play centre now open at DFO South Wharf, right next the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. It’s Melbourne’s newest edutainment destination for pre-school and primary school-aged children where they can take on the careers of the future. DreamCity is an amazing world where science, technology, engineering, arts and maths collide, in an explosion of fun. Kids …

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URBNSURF Melbourne

Surf perfect waves and improve your skills this Summer! Just minutes from Melbourne Airport and a quick trip from the Melbourne CBD in Tullamarine, URBNSURF Melbourne, Australia’s first surf park, will be opening to the public in January 2020. Whether it’s on a surfboard, bodyboard or another form of surfcraft, URBNSURF will be the ‘IN’ place to …

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