Our FAV spring school holiday activities on the Sunshine Coast

Whoop whoop… who can feel the yumminess of spring in the air?! Which means another school holiday is just around the corner!

Despite COVID restrictions affecting some school holiday activities, there’s still plenty of fun to be had during the upcoming 2020 spring school holiday.

Here are our favourite 2020 spring school holiday activities on the Sunshine Coast:

The Gruffalo
The Ginger Factory, Yandina

Gruffalo at the Ginger Factory

There’s so much fun to be at the Ginger Factory these school holidays with the launch of their newest free attraction, The Gruffalo! Journey into their rainforest, following the winding trails in search of signs of the Mouse, Fox, Owl, Snake and the hungry Gruffalo, then bring them to life with the Gruffalo Spotters augmented reality app. … READ MORE


Haven Mindful & Creative Workshops
19 September to 3 October
Noosa Civic Shopping Centre, Noosaville

Noosa Civic Haven
After popular demand, Haven returns to Noosa Civic from Saturday 18th September to Saturday 3rd October! Haven is your very own sanctuary, a place for you and your little ones to unwind and recharge.

Popular presenter Amanda Rootsey will also return this year with her empowering workshops for teens, including Tween Food Facials, Super Strengths Workshop, and Tween Friends Forever Workshops. Other workshops include photography, paper flower creations and more! Bookings are essential … READ MORE


Engines Alive
19 September to 4 October
Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra

Queensland Air Museum

Queensland Air Museum will run a range of vintage aviation engines at 11am & 1pm each weekend during the holidays.

There is plenty of space at the museum for visitors to keep a safe distance between one another. Free colouring-in books for the kids. Meet up with some of the tours guides – the guys who made aviation history! … READ MORE

Curious Minds – Mindfulness Workshops
19 September to 4 October
Kawana Shoppingworld, Buddina

School Holidays September & October - Curious Minds

2020 has been a bit of a whirlwind and how children respond to stress can vary in different ways. These school holidays Kawana Shoppingworld is here to help you understand how your child may be feeling through at-home mindfulness activities and in-centre workshops hosted by Baked Desserts and Cheeky Little Monkeys Play Centre. … READ MORE

STEM Punks School Online Holiday Classes
21 September to 2 October

stem punks

September School Holidays are nearly here, and STEM Punks popular online classes are back! Due to their successful one-week STEM Camp last holidays, this time there’s TWO weeks of online classes! … READ MORE

Calling all Junior Penguin Keepers!
19 September to 4 October
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba

Pay a visit to the penguins at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast these school holidays!

Visit SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast during the September school holidays to go on a Junior Penguin Keeper adventure!

All kids visiting the Mooloolaba aquarium will receive a worksheet to help them discover fascinating facts about the Little Blue Penguins and the wonderful team who care for them. At the end of their journey, children can hand in their completed worksheet to receive a Junior Penguin Keeper certificate!

Little keepers looking to take their aquarium experience to the next level can also book a Penguin Encounter! The additional experience allows guests aged 5+ to step inside the penguins’ habitat to feed the cheeky little birds, go on a behind the scenes tour and discover how the dedicated team care for each of the penguins. … READ MORE

Bonus Kids Craft Box – SOLD OUT!
19 September to 4 October
Stockland Caloundra Shopping Centre, Caloundra

craft box Stockland

Stockland Caloundra is giving you the chance to receive a free kids craft box when you spend $60* or more, or two free kids craft boxes when you spend $90* or more at participating retailers.
There are two kids craft boxes to choose from each week, so make sure you check back to collect all four! Themed craft boxes include superhero, dinosaur, space and farm animals. … READ MORE

Sunshine Coast Club Adventures
21 September to 2 October
Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre, Currimundi

school holiday Sunshine Coast

Looking for an adventure during the school holidays?
Each day at Coast Club offers a range of exciting activities led by professional and friendly staff. Choose a half day or full day session that could involve anything from canoeing, surfing, stand up paddle boarding and much, much more! … READ MORE

Swim Intensive Holiday Program
21 September to 2 October
Noosa Aquatic Centre, Sunrise Beach

Noosa Aquatic Centre swim lessons

Boost water safety and swimming skills with a block of 5 lessons during the school holidays. All levels catered for from infants to squads. … READ MORE

School Holiday Fun @ Goodlife
21 September to 3 October
Goodlife Community Centre, Buderim

School Holiday Fun at Goodlife.
If you’re looking for some family friendly outdoor, inexpensive fun these holidays, head along to the Goodlife Community Centre!

Kids under 12 swim for $2 between 10am and 2pm (Monday to Friday only). Parents must remain at Goodlife and abide by the pool entry requirements. Strict COVID plans are in place. And when the tribe are hungry the cafe has a $5 chips and milkshake deal (until 2pm Monday-Friday only). … READ MORE

Standing Strong Holiday Workshops
24 & 28 September
Suncoast Fitness, Maroochydore
TWEEN Standing Strong Holiday Workshop 11 to 13yo
Standing Strong is a unique holistic Health & Wellbeing program for young girls. They are  hosting two workshops these school holidays: Tweens (11 to 13 years old) and Juniors (7 to 10 year olds). Each includes Strong Mind, Strong Body and Strong Heart sessions. … READ MORE


Wheely Fun Camps
28 September to 2 October
USC Athletics Track, Sippy Downs

Sunshine Coast bike camp

Wheely Fun Camps is Queensland’s new and exciting program bringing bike riding into children’s daily lives.

In a fun, traffic free environment, the program teaches primary school aged children from 5 to 12, how to ride properly, road safety, promotes physical activity and also gives children and families the confidence and encouragement to get out riding! … READ MORE

The Hot 91 Skyline Ferris Wheel
To 5 October
Bulcock Beach Car Park, The Esplanade, Caloundra

The Hot 91 Skyline Ferris Wheel returns to Caloundra
Skyline Attractions is thrilled to be coming back to Caloundra for the second year.

Take a ride 35 metres in the air on the HOT 91 Skyline Ferris Wheel at the Bulcock Beach car park. The spectacular 360 degree views of Caloundra and surrounds are simply breath-taking. … READ MORE

Click here to Win a family pass to ride the HOT 91 Skyline Ferris Wheel

Get on Board a Holiday Train!
19 September to 6 October 2020
Mary Valley Rattler, 10 Tozer Street Gympie

Mary valley rattler

Get on Board the Mary Valley Rattler for an adventure these school holidays!
Spot STEAM MAN on your heritage rail journey, bookings are required. … READ MORE

September School Holidays packed with Family Movies
19 September to 4 October
Event Cinemas across the region

Event Cinemas

It’s time to escape the couch and let the smell of fresh popped popcorn lure you back into the cinema these school holidays. There’s a great selection of family movies releasing at Event Cinemas to keep kids of all ages entertained. … READ MORE


Heading south over the holidays? Check out The BEST spring school holiday activities in Brisbane and the Top spring school holiday activities on the Gold Coast.


Written by kidsonthecoast

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