Are you feeling the effects of cabin fever during the school holidays? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! If you haven’t planned a camping trip and everyone is starting to go a little stir-crazy, it’s time to explore alternative ways to make the most of this break. We’ve compiled a list of exciting activities that will keep you and your family entertained and ensure that the school holidays are a time of joy and adventure. Get ready to break free from routine and discover new experiences right in your own backyard!

Victoria edition

Winter Glow Festival – Geelong

Ends 16th July

Build a snowman in the Snow Play Zone, head on an adventure on the park’s rides and games, and enjoy live ice-sculpting and fire-twirling displays before roasting marshmallows over the roaring open fire. With over 2.7 million dazzling lights and hundreds of glittering installations all over the park, give yourself plenty of time to explore before resting your head 

Fairy Park – Anakie

Ends 9th July

Nestled within the breathtaking open rolling countryside of Anakie, lies a place where imagination knows no bounds. Welcome to Anaike Fairy Park, a magical destination where fairies, elves, hippogriffs, and dragons come to life in an enchanting medieval wonderland!

Perfect for both the young and the young at heart, Fairy Park is a haven that promises to delight, entertain, and intrigue visitors of all ages. Step into a realm where fantasy becomes reality, and embark on a journey that will capture your imagination like never before.

Join us as we delve into the wonders of Anaike Fairy Park, where enchantment awaits around every corner. Prepare to be transported to a world of mystical beings and captivating adventures that will create cherished memories for the whole family.

Play in the Snow at Grazeland – Spotswood

Ends 30th July

Melbourne’s west is turning into a snow-filled winter festival for the whole family. 

Every weekend until July 30, prepare to be transported to a whimsical winter wonderland at the epic culinary playground. Picture a scene straight out of a fairy tale, with a breathtaking display of glistening white snow, Melbourne’s largest snowman towering at a staggering ten meters high, mesmerising neon lights, and a captivating balloon installation that will leave you in awe. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of pure delight and wonder as you step into this wonderland. 

Gumbuya World – Tynong North 

Gumbuya World during the school holidays for unlimited rides and incredible wildlife. Get one-on-one with our wild friends like koalas, kangaroos, wombats, dingos and our Tassie devils and then hit up our adrenaline-filled rides like The Rebel, the Giant Tree Swing, dodgem cars and more. Plus, get your hands dirty in our new Outback Experience where you can do everything from milking a cow to cracking a whip.


Are you ready to make these school holidays memorable while still saving? We understand the importance of keeping the little ones engaged and entertained without breaking the bank. That's why we've compiled a list of free activities to do with your kids in Victoria.
Get ready to explore, learn, and create unforgettable moments without spending a dime!



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