Sunshine Coast Winter School Holiday Activities Guide 2022

Brrr… it’s chilly out there! Beat the freeze this winter school holidays with some fun activities for kids!

Here are the BEST kids activities happening on the Sunshine Coast this winter school holiday. ↓ ↓ ↓ ↓


Next Level Twilight Climbs

June 19 – July 10

Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park, Maroochydore

Next Level Twilight Climbs

Ready to tackle more than one fear these school holidays? Swing on by Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park on a Thursday night and you’ll experience something truly unique – and a little thrilling. Clamber by the light of the moon, and brave challenges over 10 metres high, at Next Level’s twilight sessions!

Players from 6 years old and up can navigate 4 challenging levels spread across 7 circuits with a total of 145 aerial activities, including 16 ziplines stretching up to 135 metres! You’ll loop around three separate towers and fly high over Cornmeal Creek!


Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO Workshops

June 20 – July 8

Noosa, Maroochydore, Caloundra, North Lakes

Bricks 4 Kidz Workshops with Lego®

Bricks 4 Kids offers a fabulous range of LEGO-based school holiday workshops.

Junior Robotics, Technic/Creator, Jurassic Brick Land, Heroes and Villains, there’s a theme for every kid!

With the unique BRICKS 4 KIDZ models and imaginative play, the kids are always having fun!


Mary Valley Rattler Holiday Express – School Holiday Experience

June 25 – July 10

Mary Valley Rattler, Gympie

Mary Valley Rattler Steam Man

Ride the Mary Valley Rattler over the school holidays and kids receive a take home toy and FREE ice cream in Rusty Rails Cafe!

Rain, hail or shine take the kids on a fun and memorable journey, just 35 minutes from Noosa at the Mary Valley Rattler in Gympie. It’s an experience that is both educational and enjoyable! Relax in the restored heritage carriages. Don’t miss Steam Man who will make a special appearance.


Noosa Civic Winter School Holiday Activities

Junior Engineers School Holiday STEM Camps

June 25 – July 10

Multiple locations and online

Junior Engineers School Holiday Stem Camps

Spark your child’s imagination with fun and engaging holiday STEM camps this winter. Junior Engineers delivers fun, creative, engaging and educational programs in coding and robotics to provide children with the fundamental 21st-century skills in digital technologies.

Classes are taught by expert instructors who educate, entertain and inspire. Use the code WINTERKC10 for 10% off!


Holiday Sessions @ Laserzone

June 25 – July 10

Laserzone, Warana

Laserzone Sunshine Coast

Play 2 hours of unlimited Laser Tag, available every day! Laserzone Sunshine Coast is a locally owned and operated amusement centre featuring a world class Laser Tag arena, action packed Virtual Reality gaming and an exciting prize and video Arcade.


Indoor Fun at Rush Adventureland Maroochydore

June 25 – July 10

Rush Adventureland, Maroochydore

School Holiday Fun at Rush Adventureland

Get ready to take the family on a thrilling adventure to Rush Adventureland, with wall-to-wall indoor fun in air-conditioned comfort these school holidays!

Kids will be running, climbing and sliding their way around a huge multi-level soft-play indoor playground which offers surprises at every turn. Fly around the room on the Rush Coaster, the first indoor air coaster of its kind in Australia. Enjoy the thrills and challenges of Ninja and High Ropes Courses, Climbing Walls as well as Hyper Bumper Cars & a Virtual Reality Simulator.



Winter Holiday Fun at Australia Zoo

June 25 – July 17

Australia Zoo, Beerwah

Winter Holiday Fun Australia Zoo

There is stacks of winter school holiday fun in store at Australia Zoo!

Go on a journey of discovery and see the incredible world of giant snakes, colourful soaring birds and Steve Irwin’s favourite animal – the saltwater crocodile in their Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors show! Watch the Irwin family feed the crocs every day from Saturday, June 25 to Thursday, June 30. And to celebrate the Australian release of the movie Jurassic World Dominion in cinemas on June 9, there will be a zoo-wide dinosaur treasure hunt!


Holiday Swim Intensive Program

June 27 – 30

Grammar Aquatic Centre, 372 Mons Rd, Forest Glen

Sunshine Coast Grammar Aquatic Centre

Holiday Swim 4-day intensives are back at Sunshine Coast Grammar Aquatic Centre from June 27 – 30.

Catering for all levels, it’s the perfect opportunity to accelerate your child’s water skills. Open to all children, you don’t need to be a Grammar student to attend!


Winter Wheely Fun Camps

June 27 – July 1

USC, Sippy Downs

Winter Wheely Fun Camps

It’s the Sunshine Coast’s Winter Wheely Fun Camp!

These fun bike camps are a great environment for kids to start their riding journey and learn some new skills in a traffic-free environment. Run by fully accredited coaches, this program is the perfect way to boost your little one’s confidence on the road and improve their bike handling skills. Plus it’s wheeeely fun – just ask the kids!


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The Sound of Music

June 27 – July 3

The J, Noosa & The Events Centre, Caloundra

the Sound of Music Sunshine Coast Youth Theatre

The Sunshine Coast is alive these Winter holidays when Sunshine Coast Youth Theatre presents the Youth edition of the all-time classic, The Sound of Music!

From the company that brought you Oliver, Grease and The Wizard of Oz, this abridged version is a perfect outing for the whole family.

A cast of 50 talented performers, all under 18 years of age, will bring this iconic story of hope and family to life. So climb every mountain and follow every rainbow and experience The Sound of Music!


Free School Holiday Fun

Kawana Shoppingworld, Birtinya

June 27 to July 8

Free School Holiday Fun

This winter school holidays, Kawana Shoppingworld is bringing the outdoors in, with two weeks of FREE kids’ workshops!

Enjoy NAIDOC kids’ painting with the Gubbi Gubbi mob, nature-inspired craft workshops, plus, enjoy exclusive kids meals deals during school holidays via the Kawana Shoppingworld Rewards App. And, to celebrate the release of Minions, there will be at Minions Meet & Greet!


School Holiday Play Sessions


Kids World Adventure Playland and Cafe, Sippy Downs

Kids World Adventure Playland and Cafe

Gather your kids to play this school holidays at Kids World Adventure Playland and Cafe! This fully air-conditioned playground is equipped with ample seating, wheelchair-access and baby-change facilities to make your stay as relaxing as possible. Their play areas include a designated under 5’s area (0-4 years) and an over 5’s zone (5-11 years) this means kids can play and interact on activities with kids of the same age.


Tropicana Putt Putt

June 27 – July 9

Noosa Civic, Noosaville

Tropicana Putt Putt Noosa Civic

Meet you at the green, because Noosa Civic Shopping Centre is ready to par-tee with Tropicana Putt Putt. Grab a club, collect your ball, and have a tee-riffic time in the centre these school holidays! Putt your way through six holes, challenged by fruity objects, interesting obstacles and fun props.


Winter School Holiday Workshops

June 20 – July 10

HYPT, 4/79 Wises Road, Buderim

Kids Enjoying Winter Vacation Care at Hypt

Hypt is offering daily vacation care for kids this winter. Go with your friends, or make lots of new ones! Activities include: Slime Time Fun, Mermaid Makeover, Dinosaur/Unicorn Festival, LOL/Minecraft Party… and LOADS more!


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Sunshine Coast Lightning Netball Camps

June 28 – July 7

Matthew Flinders Anglican College, Buderim

Lightning Stars Netball Clinic

Calling all future netball stars! Sunshine Coast Lightning is hosting a range of netball clinics these winter school holidays. Work on your skills and knowledge with Lightning athletes and have fun along the way!

Lightning Stars camp: Fun camp for netballers of all abilities ages 8 – 14

U14 camp: Specialist clinic for more advanced netballers ages 10 – 13

U17 camp: Specialist clinic for more advanced netballers ages 14 – 17


Play School Live In Concert “Once Upon A Time”

June 23 – July  3

Various locations across SE QLD

Play School Live in Concert once Upon a Time

Everyone’s favourite children’s television program ‘Play School’ is coming to Brisbane, Sunshine Coast & Gold Coasts this June/July with a new show! Watch classic nursery rhyme characters magically come to life as the pages of the storybook are turned in this exciting new production, ‘Once Upon A Time’.


Free school holiday entertainment at Eco Sanctuary

June 28 – July 9

Sunshine Plaza, Maroochydore

Eco Sanctuary Sunshine Plaza

As part of Plastic Free July, Sunshine Plaza is calling all mini eco-warriors to join them at the Sunshine Plaza Eco-Sanctuary and bring along your recyclable plastics to learn more.

Enjoy colouring in craft activities, learn about the life cycle of a plastic bag, collect your take home gift from the seedling station and grow your own veggies at home,  cet up close and take a photo with Wildlife HQ’s native fauna.


Intensive Holiday Swim Program

July 4 – 8

Goodlife Community Centre, Buderim

Intensive Holiday Swim Program

Fast track your child’s swimming ability with an intensive holiday swim program, at Goodlife, Buderim, Sunshine Coast. Offered throughout the winter school holiday, it’s the perfect time to accelerate your child’s swimming and water education.

Small classes in an indoor heated pool for children aged 3 to pre-squad.

Noosa Civic Winter School Holiday Activities


Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr

July 8 – 9

The J, Noosa Heads

Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr

From the company that presented ‘The Lion King Jr’, ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and many more, Little Seed Theatre Company is excited to invite you to their mesmerising underwater adventure, ‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr’!

In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home — and her fins — behind and live in the world above. But first, she’ll have to defy her father, King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she’s the girl whose enchanting voice he’s been seeking.


Queensland Garden Expo 2022

July 8 – 10

Nambour Showgrounds, Sunshine Coast

Queensland Garden Expo

Queensland Garden Expo is back bigger than ever in 2022 and all set for another fantastic year!

Come along to the Queensland’s Premier gardening event in Nambour on the Sunshine Coast from 8-10 July, and you will find over 360 exhibitors including: free workshops, free kids playground and craft activities, dozens of nurseries with rare and new release plants and more.


Across the Region

Iceworld School Holiday Public Sessions

June 27 – July 8

Boondall & Acacia Ridge

Iceworld School Holiday Public Sessions

With two Olympic sized ice rinks, one in Boondall and one in Acacia Ridge, if you are looking for a new adventure, Iceworld is the place to be these upcoming school holidays! Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, young or young at heart, Iceworld will become your favourite entertainment venue.


Queensland Ballet Academy Winter Programs

June 27 – July 7

Queensland Ballet Academy, Kelvin Grove

Queensland Ballet Academy Winter Programs

Train with Queensland Ballet Academy during these winter school holidays!

Queensland Ballet Academy offers a number of programs for dancers aged 7.5 – 18, these winter school holidays. All taught in the state-of-art professional training facility in Kelvin Grove with world-class faculty and guest industry experts.


NIDA Open Winter School Holidays

June 27 – July 10

St Laurence’s College, South Brisbane

Nida Open Winter School Holidays

Spark your child’s curiosity with NIDA Open this winter! NIDA Open offers classes in acting, presenting, writing and more to children and young people.

Your child can take part in an acting boot camp, learn how to present the national news or even attend NIDAWarts, School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! 



June 25 – July 10

Crayola free preschool activities

Orion Springfield Central, Springfield Central

Kids Having Fun at Snow4kids

Immerse yourself in a snow-filled winter wonderland this June/July and experience winter at its best, surrounded by tons of real, fresh snow. Fun filled, frosty adventures are waiting for you!

Build a real snowman, play in the snow, thrown snowballs at their interactive targets and snap your insta-worthy family pics all in one place.


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

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

Winter School Holidays 2022 Gold Coast           Winter School Holiday Guide Brisbane 2022

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

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By Claire Gilligan
WITH A FIFO HUSBAND WHO WORKS AWAY WEEKS AT A TIME, CLAIRE ENJOYS FINDING FUN, LOCAL THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO VISIT TO OCCUPY HER AND HER TWO GIRLS' TIME. ORIGINALLY FROM SYDNEY, CLAIRE AND HER FAMILY LOVE ALL THE THINGS THE SUNSHINE COAST HAS TO OFFER AND ENJOY SHOWING IT OFF TO VISITING FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Kids on the Coast is 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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