Sunshine Coast Easter School Holiday Guide

Here it is! Our most favourite school holiday of them all! Easter school holiday is the perfect mix of warm days, cooler nights, kids that aren’t yet too tired from the year… and a free pass to eat whatever chocolate the kids don’t find.

If you are looking for activities to keep the kids busy this holiday, Here are our favourite picks of what’s on for kids this Easter on the Sunshine Coast!  ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓

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Grill’d Kids Burger Masterclasses

April 1 – 14

Grill’d restaurants across the region

Kids Burger Classes at Grill'd this April school holiday

Ready to go from burger lovers to lil super chefs this school holiday? Australia’s favourite home-grown burger brand Grill’d is serving up hands-on kids burger masterclasses this April school holidays. And kids are super excited! READ MORE

School holiday mountain bike programs for kids

April 1 – 14

Noosa, Nambour, Gympie

Kids at Bikeon Mountain Bike School Holiday Program

Bike On kids mountain bike programs are BACK these Easter school holidays. One of the best school holiday activities on the Sunshine Coast, all Bike On programs are run in multiple groups with qualified Mountain Bike Instructors in a low pressure fun environment. These fun sessions are suitable for a wide range of ages and skills. READ MORE


Easter 2023 school holiday workshops

April 1 – April 16

HYPT, Buderim

Kids Having Fun at Hypt Vacation Care and Weekly Play Activities

Daily vacation care for girls and boys, with loads of activities and workshops to enjoy!  Easter school holiday workshops include: Mermaid Makeover, Easter Slime & Slime, Easter Festival, Experiments Workshop, Mario & Mermaid Day and much more! READ MORE


Kids eat free and kids entertainment every Sunday!

April 1 – May 14

Maroochy RSL

Kids Eat Free at Maroochy Rsl

Every Sunday lunch kids eat free at Maroochy RSL! Meet their resident, free face painter or balloon artist outside the Kids Room midday-3pm every Sunday! Plus… Meet the Easter Bunny from 5pm Wed 5th of April! READ MORE


KidZip Junior 

April 1 – 23

Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park

Group of Kids on Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park Sunshine Coast

Next Level High Ropes’ popular KidZip sessions have been fine tuned with two new age groups for the Easter school holidays – KidZip (10-12 yr olds) and KidZip Junior (6-9 yr olds)! Little players climb with Next Level instructors in a group of peers, whilst you put your feet up, relax, or tackle a higher course for yourself! READ MORE


Bowling fun this Easter

April 1 – April 30

Suncity Tenpin Sunshine Coast

Two Kids Bowling at Suncity Tenpin Sunshine Coast

Located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, Suncity Tenpin has been a huge part of the Sunshine Coast community for over 40 years. Open seven days a week, this quintessential bowling alley has an experienced charm you won’t find anywhere else!  Whether you’re a serious bowler, just fancy a fun day out, or are looking to book a birthday party or corporate event with a difference – bowling at Suncity Sunshine Coast has you covered this Easter! READ MORE

Join the Sea Turtle Rescue Team at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

April 1 – 16

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

Join the Sea Turtle Rescue Team at Sea Life Sunshine Coast These School Holidays

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium dedicates a lot of time to rescuing and rehabilitating turtles, now one of the most threatened group of animals on the planet, and this school holidays, they need your help!

From April 1-16 guests can join the mission of the Turtle Rescue Team to learn how and why we must help our turtle friends. READ MORE

Sunshine Coast Lightning School Holiday Clinics

April 3 & 14

Sunshine Coast Lightning

Sunshine Coast Lightning Future Stars Specialist Clinic

Sunshine Coast Lightning Players will be hosting three school holiday clinics during the April School holidays. Come along to learn from some of the best netball players, while also having a whole lot of fun!   READ MORE

Ninja Jungle School Holiday Program

April 3 – April 14

Ninja Jungle, Forest Glen

Ninja Jungle School Holiday Program

Are the kids ready to test their skills and push their limits like a true ninja warrior this school holiday? Ninja Jungle, is the ultimate obstacle course for kids, and has heaps of fun sessions to choose from! Whether a full-day school holiday workshop, or an hour of ‘Shop & Drop’, your little ninja will be challenged and inspired. READ MORE

Ninja Jungle’s ninja warrior course is designed to challenge and inspire kids of all ages and skill levels. With a range of exciting obstacles, there’s something for everyone to conquer!

Putt putt and scavenger hunt fun

April 3 – 14

Sunshine Plaza

Sunshine Plaza School Holidays

Get the little ones ready to embark in the wilderness and adventure through the Woodland Wonder for some putt putt and scavenger hunt fun this school holiday at Sunshine Plaza. READ MORE


Acrobatics Holiday Camp

April 4 – 12

Just Acrobatics, Warana

Kids at Just Acrobatics Holiday Camp on the Sunshine Coast

Looking for an alternative holiday care idea? Join Just Acrobatics for a fully supervised, fun-filled day of acrobatics, circus games, arts and crafts and much more! Open to ages 5 – 12 years, children will have a great time with various activities throughout the day in our state of the art acrobatics and aerial facility! READ MORE


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Easter School Holiday Adventure Program

April 3 – 14

Sunshine Coast Recreation Precinct, Currimundi

Sunshine Coast Recreation Precinct Easter School Holiday Program

Have you got energetic kids chasing some hands-on fun these holidays?  Why not sign them up for the Sunshine Coast Recreation Precinct’s School Holiday program?

This is no ordinary vacation care program, with kids getting to try their hands at high ropes, catching waves, learning circus skills, and captaining canoes. READ MORE


Easter school holiday STEM program

April 3 – April 14

Various locations across SE QLD + online

Kids and a Tutor at Junior Engineers Learning to Code

Junior Engineers’ jam-packed Easter school holiday program is now on sale. And they have a huge range of coding, robotics and creative movie making classes on offer.

There are more than 260 two or three day holiday camps scheduled at 60 schools and community centres across the country, and a heap of online options too! READ MORE


Paint ‘n’ Sip Family Fun Day

April 4

Suncare Community Centre, Buddina

Families Holding Up Paintings at a Paint'n' Sip session on the Sunshine Coast

Ra Ra Art is holding a Paint ‘n’ Sip Family Fun Day on April 4. Away from the world’s outside distractions, you will create your own masterpiece to hang proudly on the wall at home. READ MORE


Free Easter craft sessions

April 4 & 6

Noosaville Library & Cooroy Library

Egg citing Easter Craft

Join the Noosaville Library for a FREE egg-citing Easter craft session on April 4th. Drop in between 9-10.30am for fun and creativity. No bookings required. This event will also run at Cooroy Library on Thursday April 6. READ MORE


Lucky Clucky Easter Show 

April 4 – 13

The Ginger Factory

Lucky Clucky Easter Activities at the Ginger Factory

Experience a musical adventure of problem-solving hilarity in this captivating show these school holidays at The Ginger Factory! Join Lucky Clucky as she tries to remember how to lay colourful eggs for the Easter bunny. READ MORE


April 4 – 20

Maroochy Surf School

Child Doing Surfgroms at Maroochy Surf School

Woolworths SurfGroms teaches children from 5-12 years old core skills in the ocean across five incremental skill levels. Kids also learn fundamental ocean awareness and beach safety skills while being encouraged to have fun!!!! READ MORE


The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

April 5 – 9

Noosa Arts Theatre

the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe on Stage at Noosa Arts Theatre

C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is loved by children the world over and now comes to life on stage in Noosa and at Noosa Arts Theatre.

Presented by Little Seed Theatre Co in collaboration with Noosa Arts Theatre, this magical performance is sure to delight families this Easter. READ MORE


Dance Fitness for Kids school holiday program

April 6; 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Mooloolaba State School

Kids Jumping in the Air Having Fun at Dance Fitness 4 Kids Summer Holiday Camp

Join the school holiday fun with the Dance Fitness for Kids crew at Mooloolaba State School! Enjoy a day of hip hop, tumbling, yoga, games and the funnest dance fitness party in town. Open to primary children from all schools. READ MORE


Family fun at Eumundi Square

Every Friday

Eumundi Square

Friday at Eumundi Square

Eumundi Square on a Friday morning is the perfect spot for quality time with littlies, mums, friends or quiet stroll far away from conventional shopping. Enjoy the picnic facilities, the leafy surrounds, and the fenced off kids’ cubby play house. It’s pram friendly and suitable for wheelchairs. And the cafe area with adjoining one hundred micro business operators is open to the public. … READ MORE


Theatre Workshop

April 11 – April 14

Little Seed Theatre Company, Sunshine Beach

Theatre Workshop with Little Seed Noosa

These Easter school holidays, Little Seed is offering a four-day theatre workshop, creating a production and focusing on the skills acting, singing and dance! The week will focus on building skills, stage confidence and preparing an end of week showcase production of ‘Cinderella’. READ MORE


School Holiday Rugby Skills Camp

April 12 & 14: 9am – 1pm

Noosa Rugby Academy

Noosa Rugby Academy Clinics is for players aged 7-14 yrs and are run for two full and exciting days.  The aim of these clinics is to improve the rugby specific skills to take their game to the next level. READ MORE


Record art making + other fun art activities

April 13: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Suncare Community Centre, Buddina

2303 Rara's Art Classes_Event

Create a unique masterpiece on recycled records is one of the many fun and interesting art activities your kids will love at RaRa’s Art Classes these school holidays! There will also be other art stations set up for your kids to create with watercolour, charcoal, acrylics, collaging + more!  READ MORE


Easter school holiday activities across the region


R.O.F.L. (Roll on the Floor Laughing)

Cremorne Theatre, QPAC

March 28 – April 5

Rofl rolling on the Floor Laughing

Join Rich and Matt – The Listies – for a comedy extravaganza jam packed with superbly stupid stuff. In its QPAC debut, R.O.F.L (Rolling On The Floor Laughing) sees The Listies tackle the most terrifyingly torturous family situation of all: BED TIME! READ MORE


Frozen JR

April 1 & 2

Redcliffe Entertainment Centre

Frozen Jr Hero Image at Redcliffe Community Theatre

Following a sell-out season in February, ROAR Academy is thrilled to bring back FROZEN JR for a limited return season in the first weekend of school holidays.

Frozen JR is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna and the magical land of Arendelle to life on stage. This enchanting modern classic is ready for a young audience! READ MORE


Tropic Arcadia


Daily until April 30

Topic Arcadia at Hota

Tongan-Polynesian artist Samuel Tupou has created a curious, pop-up island for you to explore. Discover his colourful patterns inspired by tapa (bark cloth) designs set amongst a surreal, tropical landscape that is part memory, part imagination, part arcade game. Through the layered art, families will be transported into a multi-dimensional realm of fun and adventure. READ MORE



Visit our What’s On calendar for more events and activities across the region.

We are constantly adding school holiday activities as they are announced, so make sure you bookmark this page and check back regularly!

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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