Does Winter give you those cabin fever feels? If you don’t feel like braving the cold and don’t plan on heading our camping then I’m sure your household is starting to go a little stir-crazy, just like mine. So we have found some great alternatives, it’s time to head out and explore. We’ve compiled a list of exciting activities that will keep you and your family entertained and ensure Winter time is full of joy and adventure. Get ready to break free from routine and discover new experiences right in your own backyard!


LightScape - Royal Botanical Gardens Melbourne

Ends 6 August

The Melbourne light show of the year, come see the Royal Botanic Gardens in a way you’ve never seen before at Lightscape. This immersive, after-dark experience is one of a kind, with lasers, projections, and illuminations beaming through the gardens on this gorgeous winter walk.

Chaos Lab: A Creative Experience for Children - District Docklands

Ends 6th August

Chaos Lab allows children’s imaginations to run wild with the craziest and most colourful dreams imaginable. This interactive laboratory experience will inspire the young to release their creativity! Things are about to get a little chaotic! Chaos Lab is the ideal place for little ones to have fun creating and playing.

At Chaos Lab, expect a graffiti wall, slime station, a ball pit, and many more surprises at your disposal. Meet the manic mad scientist and their lab assistants, who will guide you through different rooms to create, jump, play and, above all, have fun. You’ll be sure to enjoy yourself and create great family memories in this creative laboratory!

New South Whales

Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures

Illawarra Fly Treetop

Nestled in the breathtaking Illawarra Rainforest, Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures offers an unforgettable experience that combines excitement and education. With three thrilling flights, two suspension bridges, and four cloud stations, you and your family are in for a whole lot of fun.

Please remember to book at least 24 hours in advance to take advantage of the discounted price. For families with children under 13 years old, an adult must accompany them on the tour. 


AFCM FAMILIES' CONCERT - Townsville Gurambilbarra


Discover the wonders of music with your children this holiday season! Meet Ferdinand the Bull, who prefers flowers over fighting, and Peter from “Peter and the Wolf,” who finds his musical calling. These captivating tales will ignite their imaginations and inspire a love for music that lasts a lifetime. Join us on this extraordinary journey and create magical memories together.

Western Australia

Cool Off at Summer Ice skating



Embrace the refreshing coolness of a summer day by strapping on some ice skates and gliding across the rink. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced skater, this family-friendly destination welcomes all ages and skill levels to their public sessions. Don’t worry if you don’t have your own skates; they offer convenient skate rentals at all locations. You can even pre-register for your session or simply drop in whenever you feel like it. So, gather your little ones and create unforgettable memories as you cool off and experience the joy of summer ice skating at Sno-King Ice Arenas!

South Australia

Frida & Diego: Love & Revolution - AGSA Kaurna Yartangka Yuwanthi

Ends on 17 Sep 2023

Frida & Diego: Love & Revolution event showcases iconic works by two of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, alongside pieces by their Mexican contemporaries. Prepare to be captivated by the love, passion, and politics that defined their art.

From the 1920s to the 1950s, this revolutionary couple pushed boundaries and became pioneers of the avant-garde movement in post-revolution Mexico. Their fusion of traditional Mexican folk art and international modernism continues to inspire and fascinate audiences worldwide. With over 150 remarkable works on display, including paintings, photographs, and period clothing, this exhibition from the renowned Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection presents Kahlo and Rivera within the broader context of Mexican Modernism. 

Don’t miss this chance to introduce your children to the rich artistic heritage and profound stories behind Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera’s masterpieces. Plan your visit today and embark on a journey of love, art, and revolution.




Ends on 22 July

Experience a vibrant family holiday where creativity flourishes, exploration awaits, and treasure hunts ignite excitement. Craft your carton, uncover hidden wonders, and forge cherished memories together. Let the adventure unfold!



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