Top winter school holiday activities on the Gold Coast-2021

Winter is here and the school holidays are just around the corner. Don’t fret, there’s plenty of fun things to do for kids this winter on the Gold Coast.

Here’s our favourites winter school holiday activities happening on the Gold Coast and surrounding region.

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School Holiday fun @ BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park & Motel
26 June 11 July 2021
BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park and Motel

Big4 Gold Coast Pizza Night

Big 4 Gold Coast has various activities for the kids to enjoy over the school holidays, and even a few for the adults! From arts and crafts, to kids in the kitchen, and a selection of games and sporting challenges.

For the adults there will be cocktail, wine and cheese tasting, and movie nights for the whole family.


Iceworld School Winter Holiday Public Sessions
26 June to 11 July
Ice World Acacia Ridge & Boondall

Kids at Iceworld

Every weekday during the June/ July school holidays, Iceworld will have two public session times at both rinks. Online booking are essential due to demand and restricted numbers.

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Coding, Robotics & Entrepreneurship Camps
28 June to 9 July
Various Queensland locations + Online

Junior Engineers

Develop games, program robots, win challenges and CODE over Winter holidays! Coding & robotics camps with Junior Engineers. There’s plenty of wintery digital fun at any of the 10+ in-person locations or online. Trusted by over 40,000 Aussie kids, these school holiday camps are hands on, engaging and educational.


Gold Coast School Holiday Adventures
26 June to 10 July
Gold Coast Recreation Centre, Palm Beach

Coast Club Gold Coast

Looking for an adventure during the school holidays?

The Gold Coast Recreation Centre has got you covered! Take advantage of their amazing winter school holiday programs listed, or just head in to visit the beautiful beaches of Tallebudgera.

Coast Club offers a range of exciting activities led by professional and friendly staff. Choose a morning or full day session that could involve anything from canoeing, abseiling, surfing, stand up paddle boarding and much, much more! Perfect for kids 8 years and over, with parents and adults welcome to join in the fun.

On the Move
To 18 July 2021
Ipswich Art Gallery

on the Move

On The Move is a family friendly exhibition that explores transport in all its forms.

Designed specially for children and families, this highly engaging exhibition offers hands-on discovery of incredible journeys, unique inventions, amazing vehicles and intrepid explorers across the country.

The Giant Wheel returns to Caloundra!
8 June to 22 August
Bulcock Beach Car Park, Caloundra

Skyline Ferris Wheel

SkyLine Attractions returns with the Hot 91 Giant Wheel for the 3rd year running, with our BRAND NEW Ferris Wheel to bring you some of the best views in Queensland, on board Australia’s newest and tallest transportable Ferris Wheel! This year there is also an accessible gondola so those in a wheelchair can enjoy the views too.



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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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