The BEST winter school holiday activities in Brisbane

Wow, how can it already be June? With winter here, it’s time to fill up that calendar with some fun activities to keep the kids busy this winter school holiday.

There’s heaps of things to do for kids this winter. Here are our favourite activities happening in and around Brisbane.

Treasure Hunt
23 June to 10 July
Ipswich Art Gallery

treasure hunt at Ipswich Art Gallery

These June-July school holidays children can discover a host of treasures buried for them to find at the Ipswich Art Gallery. A giant Treasure Hunt sandpit in d’Arcy Doyle Place will be filled with jewels, gems and other treasures. Children can design their own treasure bags before fossicking in the sandpit for treasures to take home. READ MORE


Coding, Robotics & Entrepreneurship Camps
28 June to 9 July
Various Queensland locations + Online

Junior engineers

Develop games, program robots, win challenges and CODE over Winter holidays! Coding & robotics camps with Junior Engineers. There’s plenty of wintery digital fun at any of the 10+ in-person locations or online. Trusted by over 40,000 Aussie kids, these school holiday camps are hands on, engaging and educational. READ MORE

Dinosaur Time Machine
29 June to 3 July
Underground Theatre – Brisbane Powerhouse

Dinosaur Time Machine

The hit kids show Dinosaur Time Machine returns to take families on an adventurous ride into the prehistoric!

Join two time-traveling scientists as they explore all things dinosaurs. Using science, circus, puppetry and plenty of imagination, Dinosaur Time Machine is a visual feast that gives dino lovers young and old an unforgettable glimpse into the past. READ MORE


MoB Winter School Holidays
26 June to 11 July 2021
Museum of Brisbane

Museum of Brisbane

Shake off the winter chill and warm up your creativity 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 more to see and do at MoB. READ MORE

Iceworld School Winter Holiday Public Sessions
26 June to 11 July
Ice World Acacia Ridge & Boondall

kids at IceworldEvery weekday during the June/ July school holidays, Iceworld will have two public session times at both rinks. Online booking are essential due to demand and restricted numbers. READ MORE

On the Move
To 18 July 2021
Ipswich Art Gallery

On The Move

On The Move is a family friendly exhibition that explores transport in all its forms.

Designed specially for children and families, this highly engaging exhibition offers hands-on discovery of incredible journeys, unique inventions, amazing vehicles and intrepid explorers across the country. READ MORE

June / July School Holiday Program @ Golf Central BNE
1 to 9 July
Golf Central Brisbane, Brisbane Airport

kids golf school holiday workshop

If your child is already an avid golfer, or you are a keen for them to try an exciting new sport, there is a Junior Golf clinic to suit!

The Thursday clinic runs for 3hrs from 9am – 12pm and includes professional group coaching with PGA Coach Quinton, as well as all equipment and a mouth watering pizza lunch. For those new to golf, the 1hr Friday clinic is the perfect introduction to golf. The PGA Coach Quinton will teach juniors the fundamentals of the game in a fun group clinic. FIND OUT MORE


Abbey Medieval Family Fun Day
2 July 2021
Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, Caboolture

Abbey Medieval Festival
On Friday 2 July, Abbeystowe, the home of the Medieval Festival, will welcome families for a special day full of fun medieval activities for the kids, and the parents! The day will be jam-packed with things to do and see that will keep your young squire or maiden entertained and engaged. From cheering on the jousters on their mighty horses to exploring the medieval encampments where there will be displays of arts and craft and a wide range of child-focused fun activities. READ MORE

The Giant Wheel returns to Caloundra!
8 June to 22 August
Bulcock Beach Car Park, Caloundra

Skyline Ferris wheel

SkyLine Attractions returns with the Hot 91 Giant Wheel for the 3rd year running, with our BRAND NEW Ferris Wheel to bring you some of the best views in Queensland, on board Australia’s newest and tallest transportable Ferris Wheel! This year there is also an accessible gondola so those in a wheelchair can enjoy the views too.


School Holiday fun @ BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park & Motel
26 June 11 July 2021
BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park and Motel

Big4 Gold Coast Pizza Night

Big 4 Gold Coast has various activities for the kids to enjoy over the school holidays, and even a few for the adults! From arts and crafts, to kids in the kitchen, and a selection of games and sporting challenges.

For the adults there will be cocktail, wine and cheese tasting, and movie nights for the whole family. READ MORE


Heading to the coast this winter school holiday? Check out our favourite site school holiday activities on the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast – coming soon.