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Brisbane – Spring School Holiday Activities 2021

Despite the ‘rona keeping us a little restricted, there are plenty of activities for kids this school holiday in Brisbane. See below for the best of what’s on this spring school holiday for Brisbane families!



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Westfield Carindale

1 – 30 September 2021

Minibounce Westfield School Holiday Activities

What if your kids’ favourite play centre was also your favourite cafe?!

miniBOUNCE is a parent-friendly kids wonderland, or the ultimate child-friendly café. It’s designed to equally meet the needs of high energy pre-schoolers AND their parents. Everything at miniBOUNCE is designed to offer fun, active-play experiences that help develop a positive relationship with physical activity for life.  



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Next to QLD Maritime Museum

Daily until 30 November


Located in the heart of Brisbane is a new form of immersive play where imagination and technology collide to create a stunning audio-visual play experience from the future.

Enjoy the different installations at your own pace, take an hour long to deeply engage with the experience or a simple 15 minute stroll – either way, experience an immersive experience unlike any other.


Spring School Holidays at Museum of Brisbane

Museum of Brisbane

18 September – 3 October 2021

Kids Workshops at Museum of Brisbane This Spring

Spring into a new adventure at Museum of Brisbane these school holidays with non-stop family fun!

With a fun adventure available every single day of the week, there’s so much to see and do at MoB.


Ice World Spring Holiday Public Sessions

Acacia Ridge & Boondall

18 September – 4 October 2021 (2 Sessions per day)

Iceworld Skate Brisbane School Holidays

Spring School Holiday Public Session times are coming!

A minimum of two public sessions available each week day during the September/October school Holidays (both rinks).

Morning sessions go from 10:30am to 12:30pm and afternoon sessions from 1pm to 3pm.


Kids Collective’s School Holiday Program

Roma Street Parkland

22 – 24 September & 29 September – 1 October

Kids Collective Brisbane

Kids Collective’s school holiday program returns to Roma Street Parkland with free activities for children aged 5-12 years in September 2021.

From interactive art to nature play, there’s plenty of activities to enjoy. Workshops will be split into 30-45 minute sessions, taking place at 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am and 12:00pm. Bookings are required via Eventbrite.


Bounce on into Bounce Trampoline Centre


18 September – 4 October 2021

Bounce Inc Trampoline Centre Tingalpa

BOUNCE is a place that creates and celebrates joy, fun and self-powered adrenaline. Part of a global freestyle movement inspiring self-expression and human connection in physical activity.

BOUNCE is open every day of the school holidays! They have a range of tickets available, purchase a ticket online to receive a further discount.


Spanish Language Camp

Various locations

22 – 24 September (9am – 3pm)
27 – 29 September (9am – 3pm)

Kids Language Camp Sunshine Coast

This 3-day school holiday ‘day camp’ for kids aged 6-15 is designed to engage your child with age appropriate and differentiated target-language rich activities across a variety of topics. Campers can expect to cook Latin food, dance and create craft projects which reflect elements of the countries they have explored!

Songs, dance, music, games and role-plays are just some of the ways children develop Spanish language skills with LinguaKidz. With a focus on listening and speaking, these skills are naturally improved through our communicative and interactive approach.


School Holiday Golf Clinic

Golf BNE

23 September – 1 October 2021

School Holiday Golf Clinics

These super fun Junior Clinics are back the upcoming school holidays. Perfect for the aspiring pro and those new to the sport.


Little Lifesavers

Surf clubs across the region

27 September to 1 October

Little Life Savers

Surf Life Saving Queensland’s Little Lifesavers is a great introduction to surf lifesaving for children aged 5 to 11 years old.

The school holiday program is designed to teach kids the importance of water safety and help them gain the confidence to swim at the beach.

They will participate in a range of activities including beach games, board paddling and rescue demos. It is fun, yet educational and will keep them entertained for hours!


The Storytellers

Museum of Brisbane

Tuesday to Sunday

Step into The Storytellers at Museum of Brisbane and uncover the hidden histories, myths and tales of Brisbane as told by the contemporary writers of our city.


Quest Football Academy Camp

5 locations across Brisbane

27 September – 1 October 2021

Football Camp Brisbane

Join Quest Football Academy for a one-day football camp in the September school holidays. These super fun Junior Clinics are back the upcoming school holidays. Perfect for the aspiring pro and those new to the sport.

It’s an energetic & football-focused alternative to school-based vacation care for 5-12 year old boys & girls!


Brickman Wonders of the World

Queensland Museum


Brickman Wonders of the World

More than 50 awe-inspring and never-seen-before models are on display, taking visitors on a hands-on journey through history. Some of the models showcased include a giant Arc de Triomphe, Empire State Building with Kong Kong, Big Ben, a Leaning Tower of Pisa, and even Michelangelo’s statue of David all made from LEGO ® bricks!


Brain Child

Redcliffe Museum


Fun for the whole family, Brain Child celebrates the world of inventions!


Spring into School Holidays at Victoria Park

Victoria Park Golf

Open 6am – 9pm, daily

School Holidays Victoria Park Golf

Spring into the school holidays at Victoria Park and soak up the outdoors with a range of fun activities to keep the whole family entertained. Plan a full day out with a game of Halloween Putt Putt, a hit on the Driving Range, tasty bites at the Bistro, Junior Golf Lessons and the Weekend Games Area. Or challenge the family to a game of Halloween Putt Putt on the spooktacularly decorated course. Victoria Park will be creeping it real with feature holes including Pumpkin Patch, Witch’s Way, The Freaky Forest and Skeleton’s Graveyard.


The Gifting Tree

GOMA, Brisbane


At GOMA’s latest exhibition – The Gifting Tree – children can reflect on their own experiences of trees through two hands-on activities.


The Storytellers

Museum of Brisbane


Step into The Storytellers at Museum of Brisbane and uncover the hidden histories, myths and tales of Brisbane as told by the contemporary writers of our city.


Messengers of Brisbane

Brisbane Festival

3 to 25 September

By popular demand, the glorious Gouldian Finches will fly back to Brisbane this September, as part of Brisbane Festival 2021.

Created by internationally renowned artist, Florentijn Hofman, and brought to life by Brisbane’s Urban Art Projects, these spectacularly coloured birds will be perched atop iconic Brisbane locations to surprise and delight passers-by.


Martial arts classes

Matt Fiddes studios across the region


Matt Fiddes Martial Arts Classes

This school holidays Matt Fiddes has the perfect solution to keep your kids busy!

They are offering free martial arts classes to all new members that would like to come and trial their martial arts program.

Matt Fiddes martial arts classes are fun, interactive and will have your kids wanting to come back for more!



Paw Patrol at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

18 September – 4 October 2021

Paw patrol at sealife sunshine coast

These spring school holidays, Paw Patrol is on a roll at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast where you are guaranteed to have a pawtastic day out!

In celebration of the much anticipated release of Paw Patrol: The Movie, SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast will be helping Ryder on his mission to locate all of the missing pups – and they need YOUR help to find them.  


Next Level Family Fun

Next Level High Ropes, Sunshine Plaza

18 September – 4 October 2021

Next Level High Ropes Sunshine Coast
Looking for an outdoor, family adventure this spring? Level Up at Australia’s highest ropes course on poles! Built for the ultimate adrenaline experience and at world class safety standards, parents and kids can climb together, work as a team, and stretch those lockdown limbs!

Climbers from 6yrs old and up can navigate 4 levels, spread across 7 circuits with a total of 145 aerial activities, including 16 ziplines stretching up to 135 metres!

Hot 91 Giant Wheel

Bulcock Beach Car Park, Caloundra

Daily until 17th October

Skyline Ferris Wheel

NOW EXTENDED! SkyLine Attractions has extended their stay with the Hot 91 Giant Wheel! This huge ferris wheel brings you some of the best views in Queensland. This year there is also an accessible gondola so those in a wheelchair can enjoy the views too.  


Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers


1 to 30 September

A breathtaking 10 days of flowers, flavours and sounds, the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers takes over the Southern Queensland city of Toowoomba.


Happiness Hub

Kawana Shoppingworld

20 September – 1 October

Happiness Hub at Kawana Shoppingworld

It’s all about colour & fun, this September School Holidays at Kawana!

Families are invited to head to Kawana Shoppingworld for two weeks of colourful workshops at their Happiness Hub workshop space near Coles. From plant pot painting to slime workshops, there’s something for everyone.


Want to see more?

Check out what’s happening across the rest of SE QLD here:

Spring School Holiday Sunshine Coast      Spring School Holiday Gold Coast

Or visit our What’s On calendar for more events and activities across the region.

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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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