SUNSHINE COAST: School Holiday Guide Spring 2019 - Top pick of things to do!

16 September 2019

Yay, anyone else notice that yummy smell of spring in the air?

Spring is the perfect time to get out and about with the fam-bam, and this school holidays there's stacks of great things happening across the region for the kids.

Here's our top picks of school holiday activities for kids on the SUNSHINE COAST!

Looking for more ideas? Check out the FULL SCHOOL HOLIDAY GUIDE HERE!


Take time for family reading at Noosa Libraries

Noosaville Library & Noosa Botanic Gardens

19 September to 7 October 

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Noosa Libraries has a bundle of free First 5 Forever Events happening these school holidays!

Australian Reading Hour: On Thursday September 19, Noosaville Library invites families to escape, relax, and experience the wonderful world of reading, with local author Allison Paterson. Allison’s books for children recall visiting grandparents, exploring granny’s place to find treasures, baking shortbread, feeding farm animals and helping out at shearing time. 

First 5 Forever in Noosa Botanic Gardens: On Wednesday October 2, from 9am, join the Library in a dinosaur dig and garden treasure hunt and storytime. It is always great if you can bring stories alive with real life experience. Exploring the gardens is a fun time for talking, playing, singing and interacting with your child. Bookings necessary, at the library website or in the branch. ... READ MORE


$12.50 tickets across Family Saver Sessions for the School Holidays

Various Event Cinemas - Sunshine Coast 

16 September to 13 October

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Get $12.50 movie tickets to see the big family films these school holidays! Just join Cinebuzz and look for the sessions marked FAMILY SAVER at Plus, you can upgrade to the luxury of Gold Class or the big screen experience of V-Max! Check out Family Saver Sessions and get $12.50 tickets to 'Angry Birds 2', 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold', 'Ugly Dolls' or Abominable'!

With so many movies to see - September school holidays are sorted at Event Cinemas with Family Saver Sessions before 5pm! ... READ MORE


Rivershore Spring School Holiday Activities

Rivershore Resort, Sunshine Coast

20 September to 7 October

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The team at Rivershore have planned one of the best activity schedules on the Sunshine Coast these school holidays!

Their popular Petting Zoo, Ponies and Reptile Kingdom will be visiting. Also, get set for fishing competitions, mini golf premieres, jumping pillow fun, and Legoland!

Their popular Marino will be playing some cool vibes at the pool bar, live music, happy hour, and so much more! Outdoor movies under the stars every night.

Don't miss out on anything these holidays ... READ MORE


A Musical Journey of Discovery and Adventure!

The Ginger Factory, Yandina

23 to 27 September 

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Get ready to jump, clap and spin around with Go SeekTM as they take everybody on a musical journey of discovery & adventure these School Holidays at the Ginger Factory. A fantastic explosion of colour, movement and funky music, kids will be captivated from start to finish.

The Go SeekTM Musical Adventure Show is full of imaginative storylines, upbeat music, fun, easy to follow dance routines and is suitable for children under 10. The show encourages children to go exploring, be active, use their imagination and Go Seek out their dreams!

With two shows daily at 9.30am and 11.00am from Monday 23rd to Friday 27th September, the Ginger Factory is the place to be for excitement and adventure these school holidays. Admission to the Park and the Go SeekTM Musical Adventure Show is free.

All the food and fun the Ginger Factory is famous for will also be on offer. Try our free activities including Children’s playground, Giant Snakes & Ladders, Oversized Checkers and Rainforest walks ... READ MORE


Adventures at the Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre

Coast Club - Sunshine Coast, Currimundi

23 September to 4 October

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Looking for an adventure during the school holidays?

Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre has got you covered!

Perfect for kids 8 years and over, Coast Club offers a range of daily activities led by the professional staff. Choose a morning, afternoon or full day experience that could involve anything from canoeing, caving, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, fencing and much, much more!

If the kids love to climb, the rock climbing walls are open 9-5pm on weekdays and 9-4pm every Saturday, with 10 different climbing paths to conquer. ... READ MORE


Mini Chef Sessions

Noosa Civic Shopping Centre, Noosaville

23 September to 4 October

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Join Noosa Civic for Mini Chef Sessions in the Centre these school holidays.

There will be two sessions daily, each session running for 1 hour. You'll even get a mini chef hat and apron to take home as our gift to you!

Cost is $5. 100% of sales will be donated to the Slow Food Noosa Program. Bookings essential ... READ MORE


Free School Holiday Fun!

Kawana Shoppingworld, Buddina

23 September to 4 October

 Kawana shoppingworld school holidays

Head along to Kawana Shoppingworld for beach crafts from 11am-2pm daily at the beach zone. PLUS, the kids will have endless fun in the ball pit!

The ball pit will be open from 23 Sept - 4 Oct. ... READ MORE


School Holiday Fun on the Blind Mud Trail

Immanuel Lutheran College, Wises Road, Buderim

23 September to 4 October 

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Join in the fun at Immanuel Lutheran's College's Blind Mud Trail these school holidays on Wednesday 25th September.

In small teams, participants will work together to follow a roped course. The twist is that all participants will be blind folded! The trail will lead participants through the forest. Children will need to work together using their senses and communication with each other to negotiate small obstacles such as mud. Book now to secure your spot!

Other School Holiday activities include:
 mountain climbing
, pool party
, Edible Science
, SC Falcons Rugby League development session
, Ocean Life incursion
, horse riding
, a disco! ... READ MORE


Apex Camps Spring School Holiday Program

Apex Camps, Twin Waters

23 September to 7 October

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Apex Camps Sunshine Coast hosts an exciting school holiday drop-off program every school holidays, for kids aged 5 to 17 years.

The aim is to provide personal growth, team building and learning qualities whilst ensuring kids are outdoors and interacting with friends.

All activities are run in small groups of no more than 20 kids, supervised by qualified, accredited and experienced instructors who ensure that your child's safety is a priority.

Choose from a single activity session (two hours), or stay for the day which includes a full day of three x 2-hour activities from 8am to 3pm. Morning tea and lunch may be included. ... READ MORE


Free Martial Arts & Fitness Classes plus Ninja Day Camps

Matt Fiddes Martial Arts, various locations Sunshine Coast

23 September to 7 October

Matt Fiddes SHG

Looking for something to keep yourself and the kids occupied these school holidays?

Matt Fiddes Martial Arts are offering free Martial Arts and Fitness classes to new students only for the remainder of these school holidays. Open to all ages from 4-94 years!!

Ninja day camps are also available during the school holidays - full of Ninja activities, games, arts and crafts and so much more! Limited spaces available ... READ MORE

Waterworld Central comes to Caloundra!

Caloundra Senior Rugby League Club, Central Park Rd, Caloundra

23 September to 7 October

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For those of you craving that summer sun and fun outdoor activities, get excited because Waterworld Central, Australia’s first mobile water park, will debut at the Caloundra Senior Rugby League Club!

Join in the summer school holiday fun with giant inflatable pools and slides to splash and play around in. Enjoy activities like the giant twin slides of the Dragon Pool or bouncing around in the igloos of Snow World.

If relaxing is more your thing, head to the Shark Pool to chill out and have a splashing good time! For the dare devils at heart, take the Dino Challenge by plummeting down the massive Colossal Dino Slide! If you still haven’t had enough, check out our Zorb Cylinders and experience what it’s like to walk on water! ... READ MORE


Magic & Mindfulness Festival

Stockland Birtinya Shopping Centre, Birtinya

28 to 29 September 

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Bring the kids into Stockland Birtinya these school holidays for some entertainment with a difference!

Held on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of September, there will be two fun-filled days where the kids can make mini zen gardens with The Posy Co, learn fun animal yoga poses, do a circus workshop, learn magic tricks with Nickleby The Magician or simply enjoy some mindful colouring in!

Plus! There will be a variety of pop-up market stalls with gorgeous kids clothing, health and wellness themed products for this special weekend only. ... READ MORE



For our FULL SCHOOL HOLIDAY GUIDE - CLICK HERE! Packed with all the school holiday events happening in your area!

Looking beyond the doorstep these holidays? Check out our Top Picks for things to do on the Gold Coast, and Top picks for things to do in Brisbane


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