GOLD COAST: School Holiday Guide Easter 2019 - Top pick of things to do!

27 March 2019

Only just recovered from Christmas? Well it's time to hop to it, because Easter school holidays are just around the corner!

So, get the calendar out as there's stacks of great things happening across the region these school holidays for the kids.

Here's our top picks of school holiday activities for kids on the GOLD COAST!

Hoppy Easter! 

Looking for more ideas? Check out the FULL SCHOOL HOLIDAY GUIDE HERE!


St Hilda’s School Holiday Camps and Vacation Care

St Hilda's School, Southport

5 - 23 April

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Book now to secure a place at St Hilda's School's April Holiday Camps and Vacation Care!

There are plenty of awesome activities to get involved in including a Multi-Sports Camp featuring swimming, netball and many more sports, PLUS the chance to see a reptile show, play mini-golf, bubble-soccer and more! For boys and girls aged 4-14 years. Limited places available ... READ MORE


Join Peppa Pig on an Aquarium Adventure

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba

6 - 21 April

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SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast (formerly Underwater World) is helping Peppa Pig celebrate ‘15 Years of Muddy Puddles’during the April school holidays with a marine adventure!

Peppa herself will be plunging into the aquarium for daily meet and greets from Saturday 6 April to Sunday 21 April from 10-1pm.

Guests will begin their SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast experience with a special edition activity book (while stocks last) before embarking on an underwater journey to find Peppa’s friends and family among the marvellous reef creatures.

Keep a lookout for Daddy Pig, Mummy Pig, George Pig, Suzie Sheep and Rebecca Rabbit amid the regal blue tang, sea stars, grey nurse sharks and playful seals! ... READ MORE


Waterworld Central

Sandstone Point Hotel, Sandstone Point 

6 - 22 April 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Craving some summer sun and fun outdoor activities? Get excited because Waterworld Central, Australia’s first mobile water park, is returning to Sandstone Point Hotel! 

Head along for some school holiday fun with giant inflatable pools and slides to splash and play around in.

Enjoy activities like the giant twin slides of the Dragon Pool or bouncing around under the palm trees of Shark World. And don’t miss the brand new, X-treme Tuber which boasts 80m of downhill tubing fun!

If relaxing is more your thing, head to the wading pool to chill out and have a splashing good time! And for the dare-devils at heart, take the Dino Challenge by plummeting down our massive Colossal Dino Slide!

If you still haven’t had enough, check out our Zorb Cylinders and experience what it’s like to walk on water! ... READ MORE


Spartan Kids Sunshine Coast

On the Farm at Maleny Dairy

7 April 8:00am - 3:00pm

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Spartan Australia is bringing the world's best kids' obstacle course race to the Sunshine Coast these April school holidays.

The Spartan kids' course will feature 2km of pure muddy joy suitable for children of all fitness levels. Junior Spartans between the ages of 3-13 are encouraged to come along and conquer specifically designed Spartan obstacles while having a whole heap of muddy fun in a non-competitive, safe, and supportive environment.

Kids will receive all sorts of freebies; like a badass 2019 Spartan Kids' Medal, a Spartan Kids' T-shirt, and a Spartan Kids' headband! This isn't as good as it gets though; the guys at Spartan are also letting parents run on course with their kids for free! ... READ MORE


Coast Club - Gold Coast

Gold Coast Recreation Centre, Tallebudgera

8 - 18 April

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Get the kids out and about these school holidays with Coast Club Adventure Activities at the Gold Coast! Kids can take part in 3-hour or 6-hour activity sessions led by trained instructors, who provide a safe, caring and fun learning environment.

Just some of these activities include: Giant swing, abseiling, stand up paddle boarding, high ropes, kayaking, surfing and more!

There are different activities on offer every day making each day a new experience ... READ MORE


Family Saver Sessions – School Holidays at Event Cinemas

Event Cinemas across the Gold Coast

6 - 22 April

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Join Cinebuzz and get $11* tickets across the Family Saver Sessions of the big family films these school holidays! Best of all – Cinebuzz is free to join. Join now at

Don’t just fly, soar into Disney’s Dumbo, everything is awesome again in The LEGO Movie 2, dream bigger with Wonder Park and things are about to get hairy in Missing Link! 

Upgrade to Gold Class for a luxury family experience. Look for Family Saver sessions available on select sessions before 5pm Monday – Friday. There is even a dedicated Kids menu in Gold Class. Or you can upgrade to Vmax Family Saver Sessions to see movies BIG!

Plus, you can make a day of it with the cinemas’ Family Calendar of fun ... READ MORE




For our FULL SCHOOL HOLIDAY GUIDE - CLICK HERE!  Packed with all the school holiday events happening in your area!

Looking beyond the doorstep these holidays? Check out our Top Picks for things to do in Brisbane, and Top picks for things to do on the Sunshine Coast

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