Sunshine Coast Spring School Holiday Guide

Wondering what’s on for kids on the Sunshine Coast this spring? Here it is – our must-read Spring School Holiday Guide for the Sunshine Coast!

Yup, we’ve scoured the Sunshine Coast to find all the best things to do with kids this spring school holiday. From shows, kids’ activities, camps, free things to do, and more.


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Sunshine Plaza Play Pass

Sunshine Plaza, Maroochydore

September 1 – October 31

Sunshine Plaza Play Pass

Unlock a world of incredible savings with the new Sunshine Play Pass, only available at Sunshine Plaza!

Pick from a line-up of fantastic deals and freebies, all wrapped up in four passports: The Sampler, Adventure Plus, Extreme Plus and Ultimate Experience. Come with a game-plan and spend the day ticking off your play pass bucket list.


Museum Mystery Madness

Sunshine Coast Museums

September 1 – October 1

Museum Mystery Madness

Cracking codes, hunting for clues and solving mysteries … the school holidays have never been this much fun. If you are looking for something a little different to entertain the kids or grandkids during the Spring break, then put visiting Sunshine Coast Museums on the to-do list!


Spring Indoor Play

Rush Adventureland

September 1 – October 2

Spring Fun at Rush Adventureland

With unlimited play time on all fun passes kids will be running, climbing and sliding their way around a huge multi-level soft-play indoor playground that offers surprises at every turn. Younger children will enjoy their own brightly coloured playground full of toddler friendly equipment and games.


KidZip & KidZip Junior

Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park

September 16 – October 1

Next Level Kidzip

KidZip: Let the Adventure Begin! Are you ready to watch your young players climb to new heights?

At Next Level, they have the ultimate high-flying quest for your adventurous youngsters with their KidZip! Their expert instructors will guide your players on an epic journey through their high ropes courses, all while you kick back and enjoy the view from solid ground.


PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie Mighty Adventure

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

September 16 – October 1

Paw Patrol Landscape at Sea Life Sunshine Coast

Dive in and join a Mighty Adventure with PAW PATROL: THE MIGHTY MOVIE at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast these September school holidays! Join Adventure City’s Heroes on an interactive trail through the aquarium to help save our sea turtles from the supervillains of Adventure City, whilst learning about sea creatures and their amazing powers!


School Holiday Timed Sessions

Laser Zone

September 16 – October 1; 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Kid Having Fun at Laser Zone Sunshine Coast

School holiday sessions are back at Laser Zone! Play unlimited Laser Tag every day during the school holidays from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Blast away at opponents, base stations and targets to help your team achieve the winning score.


Monster Jump

Sandstone Point Hotel

September 16 – October 2

Monster Jump Sandstone Point

It’s time for a massive Bounce Bonanza these school holidays! Australia’s hottest new attraction, Monster Jump, is returning to Sandstone Point Hotel! The mobile inflatable obstacle course is set to jump into Sandstone Point from the 16th September – 2nd October 2023.


Spring coding and robotics holiday courses

Junior Robotics, various locations & online

September 16 – October 2

Junior Engineers Spring School Holiday Program

Junior Engineers has got your spring school holidays covered with a fabulous range of Survival Mode coding, robotics and creative classes right across the country.
Plus, save 10% – Use the Code KITCSURVIVAL10 at checkout!


Downer Junior School Holiday Netball Clinic

Uni-SC Stadium, Sippy Downs

September 18

Sc Lightning Shg

Join Sunshine Coast Lightning Players for a full day of netball fun! Kids will have the opportunity to learn from some of the greatest netball players in the world and have a whole heap of fun at the same time. This all-day netball clinic will include skills and drills, fun games, a player meet and greet and signing session, and a whole lot more fun!

Little Seed Theatre Program: The Little Mermaid

Good Shepherd Lutheran College, Noosaville

September 18 – 22

Little Seed Theatre Program the Little Mermaid

Little Seed’s week-long school holiday theatre camps are so popular they have added a third program after selling out their other two! Join them for The Little Mermaid this September as they stage a show in a week.


Fun-tastic adventures await at The Ginger Factory!

The Ginger Factory, Yandina

September 18 – 29

Ginger Factory School Holidays

Calling all kids and families on the Sunshine Coast! Get ready for a fantastic time at The Ginger Factory this coming school holiday season. It’s the place to be for smiles, laughter, and amazing shows that you won’t want to miss this September!


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Learn to Swim School Holiday Intensives

Noosa Aquatic Centre

September 18 – 29

Learn to Swim School Holiday Intensives | Noosa

Accelerate your child’s swim skills these school holidays with Noosa Aquatic Centre’s Learn to Swim School Holiday Intensives! All lessons are held in the morning, and all levels are catered for – from infants to squad.


Ninja Spring School Holiday Fun

Ninja Jungle

September 18 – 29

Ninja Jungle School Holiday Program

Ninja Jungle offers fun, family-friendly fitness challenges in one of Queensland’s biggest and best ninja-style gyms! Be immersed in a thrilling ninja warrior-style obstacle course that will ignite your imagination and awaken your inner ninja.

Kids Mountain Bike Clinics

Tewantin, Gympie, Nambour

September 18 – 29

Bike on School Holiday Camps Noosa Gympie Nambour

Bike On provides a wide variety of structured programs ranging from beginners just starting out through to advanced racing teams and every stage in between. Their program options are across multiple days and locations for children aged 5-17. Whether it’s just trying out mountain biking for the first time or wanting to ride all holidays, Bike On has plenty of options to explore this school holidays!


FREE school holiday activities

Kawana Shoppingworld

September 19 – 30

Kids Enjoying Free School Holidays Activities at Kawana Shoppingworld

Head to Kawana Shoppingworld these school holidays for an awesome two weeks of FREE school holiday fun! Kawana Shoppingworld has teamed up with Little Garden Growers and Bee One Third for some exciting and educational activities.


Acrobatics Spring Holiday Camp

Just Acrobatics, Warana

September 20, 21, 25, 26; 9:30am – 4:30pm

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 this state-of-the-art acrobatics and aerial facility!


The Pied Piper

September 21 – October 1

Noosa Arts Theatre, Noosaville

the Pied Piper

Can Peter Piper rid the town of Hamelin of rats instead of the town rat catcher? Adults and kids will love this old story with lots of laughs and toe-tapping songs.


Kids Treasure Hunt

Eumundi Square

September 22; 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Eumundi Market Treasure Hunt

Ahoy matey, you are invited to a free treasure hunt and balloon sculptures at the centre courtyard of Eumundi Square. Follow clues to find 5 golden coins to collect your pirate treasure. There will be prizes, vouchers and more up for grabs.


Candle Making Workshops

Artisun, Aussie World

September 22 & 23; 29 & 30

Candle Making Workshop Sunshine Coast Spring 2023

These fun and exciting candle-making workshops during the Spring school holidays can be shared between parent and child. Make your own candle with fun fragrances, colours and toppings!


Doggie Fashion Show

Eumundi Square

September 29

Doggie Fashion Show at Eumundi Square 2023

Come and be a part of the Eumundi Square exciting Doggie Fashion Show! It’s going to be a great day out for you and your furry friend and with school holidays happening this week it’s the perfect fun family event.


Looking Ahead…

Monster Thrillmasters Spectacular

November 18

Sunshine Coast Stadium

Monster Thrillmasters Spectacular

Soon after the school holidays, Monster Thrillmasters Spectacular is back again at the Sunshine Coast Stadium and will be bigger and more monster mayhem than ever!  Get in early because tickets for this will go!


Spring school holiday activities across SE QLD


Brisbane Festival 2023

September 1 – 23

Various locations across Brisbane

Lightscape Brisbane 2023 a Rainbow Tree

The incredible Brisbane Festival returns this spring school holiday with a mesmerising program for the whole family. Dive with a friendly giant at Erth’s Shark Dive, explore the brilliance of Brisbane City Botanical Gardens after dark at Lightscape, or even be serenaded in your favourite local park at Brisbane Serenades!


School holiday holograms

Hologram Zoo

August 22 – October 31

Child at Hologram Zoo Looking at Hologram Dinosaur

The Hologram Zoo offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see animals up close while utilising the latest advancements in holographic technology. Visitors can interact with the holographic animals as if they were real by feeding them, petting them, and even playing with them. The animals can even grow much larger than their real life counterparts!


The Ultimate Spring School Holiday Indoor Adventure!

BOUNCE Morayfield

September 15 – October 2

Bounce Morayfield

BOUNCE is the perfect playground to develop your freestyle tricks these school holidays! Plus, After Dark is back for the ultimate end of term party to kick off the spring school holidays! From 6-9pm, the lights go down, and the music starts pumping for 3 hours of uninterrupted freestyle fun.


Park Play

Victoria Park

September 18 – 27

Kids Having Fun at City Parklands Park Play Victoria Park

Spring into school holidays at Victoria Park with animal-themed activities the kids will love! On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 18-27 September 2023, 9 am-1 pm each day, Park Play will provide kids with fun experiences and performances that will keep them engaged while keeping parents entertained too!


Kids Take Over

HOTA, Surfers Paradise

September 27 – October 1

Dj Skool at Hota

Your favourite mini fest is back – taking over HOTA these school holidays. With a program bursting indoors and out, Kids Take Over is packed with free and ticketed workshops, visual arts experiences, performances, and everything in between.


Holiday Holographic Entertainment

Holoverse, Surfers Paradise

September 1 – October 2

Holoverse Banner Gold Coast

Holoverse is a new hi-tech Entertainment Centre that uses state of the art Holograms to create amazing experiences and adventures. Explore the prehistoric planet and the ancient dinosaurs that live there in “Dinosaur Adventure” or take a dive into the otherworldly ocean depths and swim with fishes in our “Holographic Aquarium”!


Kids Travel + Stay & Eat for FREE

Kingfisher Bay Resort, K’gari

September 1 – December 31

Kids Travel + Stay Eat for Free

This is your chance to escape to K’gari (formerly Fraser Island) and receive free ferry transfers, accommodation, breakfast and dinner for the kids. Stay in a self-contained villa for three nights or more and save with Kingfisher Bay Resort’s Kids Travel, Stay & Eat for free deal, which includes school holiday travel during September and December.


Want to see more of what’s happening this Spring for kids on the Gold Coast and kids in Brisbane?

Click on a region below to find out what’s happening across the rest of southeast Queensland ↓

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Or 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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