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Sunshine Coast - Spring School Holiday Activities Guide 2021
Woohoo – the mercury is rising, that scent of spring is in the air, let’s put away those lunchboxes and find some fun things to do with the kids! We’ve prepared a Sunshine Coast – Spring School Holiday Activities Guide for families.
There are looooooaaaaads of school holiday activities for kids this spring on the Sunshine Coast. See below for all that’s happening on the Sunshine Coast!
Paw Patrol at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast
18 September – 4 October 2021
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. READ MORE >>
Tween Talk School Holiday Workshops
Baringa Community Centre
School holiday workshops for girls aged 8 to 12. READ MORE>>
Next Level Family Fun
Next Level High Ropes, Sunshine Plaza
18 September – 4 October 2021
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! READ MORE >>
Hot 91 Giant Wheel
Bulcock Beach Car Park, Caloundra
Daily until 17th October
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. READ MORE>>
Roar-some School Holiday Fun @ Noosa Civic
Noosa Civic Shopping Centre, Noosaville
16 September – 9 October
The herd of dinosaurs will be arriving at Noosa Civic, as part of the Shopping Centre’s interactive roar-some School Holidays family fun
16 September – 9 October.
Customers can explore a prehistoric world full of moving dinosaurs, that captivate young and old alike. Budding explorers can find the walking Raptor dinosaur, and spot the dinosaur eggs that will be hidden in the windows of stores to receive a free fossil egg to take home.
Plus, for those who love to get creative, there is a Colouring Competition too. Pick up your copy from in Centre, or download from their website, with a dinosaur prize pack up for grabs! READ MORE >>
Coast Club – Sunshine Coast
80 Currimundi Road, Currimundi
20 September – 1 October
Coast Club is back these holidays with all of your favourite activities!
Kids aged 8+ years will be thrilled to experience their favourite indoor and outdoor adventure activities during the holidays, led by friendly and professional trained instructors. They also including meals for the day! READ MORE >>
Busy Bee Hotel Workshops
The Ginger Factory
20 September – 1 October
Your little one can learn how to become a Bee Hotel Manager with Bee Hotel Workshops running through the school holidays.
You can also learn all about the bee residents at The Ginger Factory and honey production at one of the daily Bee Shows in the Bee Auditorium. Book online or at the ticket desk to secure your spot at the Bee Show!
These school holidays, make sure you don’t miss out on spotting the real-life Gruffalo, up close and personal! He’ll be making an appearance every day at 11am, near the playground in the piazza. Kids can then escape into a rainforest adventure with the help of the much-loved Gruffalo Trail.
With so much to see and do, and free entry, it’s the perfect outing these school holidays! READ MORE >>
Wheely Fun Camps
USC Sport, Sippy Downs
20 – 24 September
It’s a great environment for your young ones to start their riding journey and learn some new skills in a traffic free environment 🚴🏽
Run by fully accredited coaches including the riders, this program is the perfect way to boost your child’s confidence on the road and improve their bike handling skills.
Plus it’s wheeeely fun – just ask the kids! READ MORE >>
Crocs Don’t do Yoga – with author Michelle Wilson
School of Arts Hall, Kin Kin
Enjoy a special storytime session with local author Michelle Wilson as she reads her book, Croc’s don’t do yoga, followed by a mini yoga session. Free. Bookings essential. READ MORE >>
Beauty & the Beast
The J, Noosa
24 & 25 September
The tale as told as time, Beauty and the Beast hits the J Stage this September! Set to be Little Seed’s biggest Musical production to date, now is not the time to miss out. Book your tickets before the last petal falls!
The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. READ MORE >>
Surf clubs across the region
27 September to 1 October
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! READ MORE>>
Noosa Aquatic Centre, Sunshine Beach
27 September – 1 October
Brush up those swim skills at a week of swim intensive classes.
Noosa Aquatic Centre has intensive classes for all levels. READ MORE>>
The Frog Prince
The Events Centre, Caloundra
30 September – 1 October
In this live stage adaptation of the classic Grimm tale, spoiled 10-year-old Juniper May encounters Gilbert Gravy, a sassy frog and an unlikely friendship blossoms.
They embark on a fantastical and uplifting journey together, learning about the importance of friendship and looking after the environment. READ MORE >>
Caloundra Music Festival
Kings Beach, Caloundra
1 – 3 October
Enjoy three days of Sun, Surf and Soul at the beautiful Kings Beach on the Sunshine Coast a the 2021 Caloundra Music Festival! READ MORE>>
Martial arts classes
Matt Fiddes studios across the region
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! READ MORE >>
20 September – 1 October
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. READ MORE >>
ACROSS THE REGION
Ice World Spring Holiday Public Sessions
Acacia Ridge & Boondall
18 September – 4 October 2021 (2 Sessions per day)
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. READ MORE >>
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. READ MORE>>
Want to see more?
Check out what’s happening across the rest of SE QLD for kids in the spring school holidays here:
Or visit our What’s On calendar for more events and activities across the region.
Written 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.