6 of the best Easter activities for kids on the Gold Coast!

With the Easter school holidays in full swing, you are bound to be hunting for some fun activities for the kids, right?

Here are six of the best activities happening on the Gold Coast. We know the kids are going to love them!


The Big Wedgie Gold Coast

April 2-16

Southern Lawns, Broadwater Parklands

the Big Wedgie Gold Coast

The Big Wedgie Gold Coast is back for the Easter school holidays, located at the beautiful Broadwater Parklands in Southport.

With four awesome slides to choose from, there is something for all ages and thrill levels. It’s a super fun activity for the whole family!

Easter School Holiday Adventures

April 4-18

Gold Coast Recreation Centre, Palm Beach

Gold Coast Recreation Centre Easter School Holiday Adventures

Easter school holiday adventures at the Gold Coast Recreation Centre kick off Monday, April 4!

These holidays, the Gold Coast Recreation Centre is excited to announce that they now have supervised sessions for 5-7 year olds alongside their regular 8+ school holiday program! Drop the kids off for the morning or a full day adventure, with all meals included.

iFLY Gold Coast School Holiday Specials

April 4-30

iFLY Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise

Ifly Gold Coast School Holiday Specials

Earn your wings during these Easter school holidays by hopping on over to iFLY Gold Coast and learning to fly!

Indoor skydiving is safe and fun for anyone from three years old with a fully accessible and all inclusive activity. But indoor skydiving is not just for kids! Bring the whole family along and share an unforgettable experience of learning to fly together.

Mindful Kids Holiday Retreat

April 9

Australian School of Meditation & Yoga, Mermaid Beach

Mindful Kids Holiday Retreat

The Australian School of Meditation and Yoga invites children aged five to 12 years to its Mindful Kids Holiday Retreat in April.

Offering an authentic, holistic yoga experience, the Mindful Kids Holiday Retreat is designed to optimise your child’s physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing. Perfect for those who are looking to re-energise after a hectic start to the school year.

Bricktionary: The Interactive LEGO® brick Exhibition

April 9-13

HOTA, Home of the Arts, Surfers Paradise

Bricktionary the Interactive Lego® Brick Exhibition

Inspired by Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught’s latest book, The Bricktionary: The Ultimate A-Z of LEGO®, this world premiere exhibition is built to inspire LEGO® builders’ imaginations. The exhibition showcases some of the largest and latest brick models, including some never-before-shown from the television show LEGO® Masters Australia.  

Dumpling Dreams with YEAHYEAHCHLOE

Until May 5

Crayola free preschool activities

HOTA Gallery, Surfers Paradise

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Fill your days, weekends and school holidays with this whimsically vibrant dumpling dreamscape full of fun, discovery, and adventure.

Dumpling Dreams, brought to life by the wonderfully imaginative Queensland-based artist YEAHYEAHCHLOE, plops youngsters (and the young-at-heart) into a wildly colourful world complete with delicious new sidekicks. It features augmented reality experiences and interactive activities. You will only be limited by your imagination.


We are constantly adding Easter activities as they are announced, so make sure you check back regularly!

Looking to travel across the region these holidays?

Check out what’s happening in Brisbane and Gold Coast here:

Sunshine Coast School Holiday Guide           Brisbane School Holiday Activities

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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