School holidays are almost upon us and it’s that time of year when the temperature is not too hot but not too cold. Melbourne certainly has plenty of activities and events happening over this period. We’ve put together a list of things to do with your children (or as an adult child) for activity inspiration over the school holidays, so you need not worry about hearing that dreaded comment “I’m bored”.
Escape Hunt Melbourne
Recently opened, Escape Hunt Melbourne is part of the global Escape Room franchise where by friends, families, or colleagues get together in a team of 2 to 5 individuals, and work together to find the clues and solve the challenging puzzles and riddles before time runs out. Escape Hunt also offers duplicate rooms, allowing other teams to go head to head, which brings the Escape Room experience to a whole new level! Players can choose from 3 intriguing Escape Room mysteries. This interactive adventure game experience is an exciting new concept and suits all ages. It’s a game based on logic, quite addictive and best of all – great fun.
Funfields is one of Melbourne’s Favourite Theme Park with a host of funtastic attractions featuring a tantalising mix of both wet and dry rides to guarantee a great day of outdoor family fun with Unlimited Rides on all rides all day. Funfields caters for children of all ages, the little ones can enjoy the Formula Fun Mini Go Karts , Cup & Saucer ride with a slithery twist, Burnout, the Carousel, the Berry Ferris Wheel and the Samba Balloon. The older ones can enjoy the Alpine Toboggan Slide, Go Karts, Swinging Pirate Ship or the Bumper Boats. For the water lovers you can enjoy The Blackout and Wipeout raft waterslides that offer two exciting and very different experiences. Then there is the two Splashdown Waterslides and for the extreme thrill seekers our two newest attractions Typhoon and the Kraken Racer. Funfields is fun day out for every family.
Finding Dory and Friends: The Experience
An instant children’s favourite, Finding Dory and Friends: The Experience is an aquarium exhibit, featuring magical moments from one of an all-time favourite Disney film, Finding Dory. Finding Dory and Friends: The Experience is on for one month from mid-September at the Melbourne Aquarium. It is an adventure for the whole family taking you across the ocean to learn all about Dory and her friends whilst learning how to help preserve reefs and coastlines for the future. Throughout the interactive journey, a Pipe Pals path will guide and surprise with stories of beautiful underwater animals, leading you straight to Dory’s Reef. Experience fun activities including Ridin’ the EAC with Crush, Nemo’s Anemone Challenge, and using your own echo locator in Bailey’s Maze. This is definitely an activity not to be missed.
The Fairy Magic Show
Prepared to be enchanted and taken on a magical journey. The Fairy Magic Show, held at Wonderland Spiegeltent, is set to be a magical, fun-filled afternoon. It is time for the little ones to put on their very best fairy outfits and get lost in a world of fairy magic. The interactive live magic show features a range of different magical activities from disappearing rabbits to rainbow creations and learning magical fairy words. Bring your children’s fairy dreams alive these September school holiday at The Fairy Magic show held at Wonderland Spiegeltent.