School holiday fun: Kids’ activities in Perth’s northern suburbs in December and January

School holiday fun: Kids’ activities in Perth’s northern suburbs in December and January

If you’re staying home this school break, there’s heaps of fun things happening.

Here are some of the activities you can try.

Outback Splash at The Maze

With a single entry fee for all day unlimited play, enjoy the Outback Splash waterslide playground, kids’ splash zone, giant inflatable slide, mazes, mini golf, outdoor play and close-up encounters with Australian animals.

Adults 16+: $34, children 4-15 years: $27, family (2 adults, 2 children): $115.

Visit 1635 Neaves Road, Bullsbrook.

www.themaze.com.au

Sorrento Quay Boardwalk

Water-themed amusement park Splash Island is returning to Sorrento Quay Boardwalk. Amusements such as water-based bumper cars and water slides range from $6-$9 each and are suitable for children 2-12 years.

Enjoy from Friday, December 21, to Sunday, February 3, 10am-5pm at 58 Southside Drive, Hillarys.

www.sorrentoquayboardwalk.com.au

Anchor Youth Event Series Summer

Kids aged 11-18 years can enjoy Anchor Youth Centre’s program of fun and exciting excursions, such as a trip to Adventure World, stand-up paddle boarding, design a donut, Holey Moley mini golf and tree zip lining and outdoor movies. A highlight is an all inclusive Leadership Day at Aloha Surfhouse and Clip ’n’ Climb for 15-18 years only.

View the calendar of events and prices at www.|y-lounge.com.au.

City of Wanneroo

Join City of Wanneroo libraries’ Summer Reading Club and learn about Curious Creatures.

Register at any library and receive a giveaway pack, complete with activity sheets, puzzles and reading suggestions to explore and read about the wonderful world of critters and creatures, large and small, real and imagined. Create your own fabulous beasties and earn rewards until Thursday, January 31.

Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory

Children will love learning while having fun at Gravity Discovery Centre and Observatory this school holidays. On Mondays make your own rocket, Tuesdays and Thursdays are for exploring space, on Wednesdays explore nature and on Fridays there is rocket making and bubble science.

The school holiday program runs from Wednesday, January 2, to Friday, February 1, at 1098 Military Road, Gingin. Bookings are essential.

gravitycentre.com.au

DarkLight Laser Games, Joondalup

Challenge your friends to an epic indoor laser tag battle at Darklight Laser Games with three stories of heart-pumping arena and twisting, winding mazes across the 520sq m ground floor. Enjoy all the latest equipment, fully catered cafe and arcade games including MarioKart, Time Crisis, 4 Player Air Hockey and a new VR machine.

Visit unit 2, 92 Winton Road, Joondalup.

www.darklight.com.au

Nearer to Nature, Yanchep National Park

Gather up the coolangars (children) ages 4 to 7 and take a journey into the Dreamtime on Monday, January 7, 10-11.30am. Discover the rich culture of Nyoongar people and experience traditional hunting methods, storytelling through dance and how knowledge is passed down from generation to generation. Take a journey through the Aboriginal six seasons with a Nyoongar guide in an interactive activity held in the traditional hunting grounds on Monday, January 7, 1pm-2.30pm, for ages 7-12.

Crawl, climb and slide your way through a wild cave environment on Friday, January 18.

Visit parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au.

iPlay

Located under Westfield Whitford City’s entertainment and dining precinct, there is endless fun from eight bowling lanes and a range of arcade games.

Bowling: $14 per game per person.

www.iplayaustralia.|com.au