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The NEW Universal Wonderland to open on 18 March

Universal Studios Japan’s famed family area, Universal Wonderland, has almost finished its renovations! When it reopens on 18 March 2015, it’ll boast more fun than ever before with more than 30 types of entertainment.

Bindi's Island at Australia Zoo

There’s a new island coming to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, but you’ll only need to go as far as Australia Zoo to begin your adventure these holidays! Escape to your own tropical paradise on December 26 when Australia Zoo launches a brand new exhibit, Bindi’s Island.

BOUNCE Summer Camp Sessions - 5 to 23 January 2015

Indoor urban playground, BOUNCE is to play host as a camp ground these school holidays, opening its doors for its inaugural Summer Tramp Camp.

Conquer Kozzie with the Kids this Summer

Finding fun ways to entertain the kids is never easy. This summer however, imagine standing tall on top of Australia's highest mountain, sharing the view from the one of the Worlds 7 Summits* surrounded by the whole family! Not only is Mt Kosciuszko the most accessible peak to walk up, it is also set in Australia's pristine alpine town - Thredbo - with heaps of family-friendly activities to enjoy.

Little Darlings Night Owls Kid's Film Festival - 9 until 25 January 2015

Sydney's Darling Quarter will be home to a program of films for kids, families and the young at heart. With a range of genres spanning sci-fi mind-bogglers and animated treasures, kids and adults alike will be able to perch themselves to enjoy thrilling open-air cinema absolutely FREE.

Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinemas - 30 November 2014 to 26 April 2015

Ben & Jerry’s Openair Cinemas are returning this summer, bringing music by day and movies by night to six cities across Australia.

School Holidays at the Australian Museum - 3 until 26 January 2015

Beat the summer heat these January school holidays with some fun-filled adventures for all ages and enjoy your last chance to see the Aztecs exhibition which must close 1st February 2015.

Darling Harbour Santa Fest 2014 - 29 November until 24 December

Darling Harbour will be buzzing with Christmas cheer when Santa Fest 2014 commences a month-long program of mainly-FREE festivities throughout.

2015 Parkes Elvis Festival 7 - 11 January 2015

The 23rd annual Parkes Elvis Festival has a rocking program of more than 120 individual shows and events. Not only will the 2015 festival be celebrating Elvis Presley’s 80th birthday, the festival theme is the 1964 Elvis film Roustabout.

Aztec Treasures - 13 September 2014 until 1 February 2015

Experience one of the world's greatest civilisations in Aztecs - an exhibition showcasing cultural treasures from Mexico's major museums, the exhibition features more than 200 priceless artefacts and dramatic multimedia touch-screens and immersive elements that tell the story of the spectacular and ultimately tragic rise and fall of the Aztec empire. These September school holidays and experience all the magic and colour of your very own fiesta.

iFLY Downunder Indoor Skydiving

iFLY Downunder Indoor Skydiving

The iFLY Downunder indoor skydiving facility is a state of the art centre that delivers an exhilarating, thrilling and high energy experience that the whole family will want to share. Indoor skydiving is a safe and fun adventure activity for ages 3 to 103.


Australia's newest and largest rail museum is located just 90 km from the Sydney metro area. Trainworks has fun interactive activities and an enormous outdoor play + picnic area and School Holiday programs vary each period - are sure to keen the little ones entertained, whether it's a photography workshop or a hands-on art class, there's always something exciting to do.

Twirl and Velma join the Little Penguin party at Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary

Two new female Little Penguins have arrived at the Sanctuary’s ‘Penguin Cove’ to even out the stakes

WilderQuest - fun and innovative children's program

WilderQuest, an initiative of the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), provides exciting online activities to help your children find out more about the natural world and motivate them to explore the great outdoors safely.

Could you kids pick out Australia's most unknown animals?

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is urging people to spare a thought for the rarely-recognised Aussie animals that call this great country home, including the Perentie - one of the world's largest lizard species, a title which is no mean feat.

Tyrannosaurs rex at the Australian Museum

In a world first, the Australian Museum presents Tyrannosaurs Meet the Family, an innovative, multimedia experience showcasing the newly-revised tyrannosaur family tree. The exhibition runs from 23 November 2013 to 27 July 2014.

Hoyts Jnr

Hoyts Jnr Cinema's

Hoyts Jnr is the only dedicated cinema program for families with preschoolers. Hoyts Jnr is a unique cinema experience for preschoolers 3-6 yrs of age, consistently presenting the best preschool content on the big screen every Saturday and Sunday mornings. Hoyts Jnr offers exceptional value for families with a flat ticket price for all.

Hunter Valley Gardens

Hunter Valley Gardens

Located in the heart of the Hunter vineyards, at the foothills of the Brokenback Ranges, are the spectacular Hunter Valley Gardens. Spanning over 25 hectares, be amazed by the sensational sights, colours and fragrances of the twelve stunning feature gardens. 


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