School Holiday Fun!

School holidays are a great way for families to explore all the amazing attractions on offer in and around Melbourne.

For those planning to stay local, we’ve compiled a list of fun and creative activities families can enjoy in person again—in some cases for the first time in 12 months!

Out and About in Melbourne

Melbourne is known for its wonderful range of family-friendly things to do and see. Since the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions, most are open to the public again and some are free or involve minimal cost.

You can also check your local council website for more activities in your area, including library story time sessions.

Top 10 Holiday Activities in and Around Melbourne

Keeping Busy at Home

After a busy school term, relaxing at home might also be a priority. In that case, a little creativity and imagination can go a long way.

The home environment offers many opportunities for having fun together such as cooking, art and craft, games and activities, walks and bike rides.

The coronavirus pandemic has seen governments, cultural institutions and families develop even more ways to have fun together at home.

VicHealth produced a list of clever home activities such as cooking, household skills, concerts, mindfullness and physical fun. Click here to see them all.

Many cultural institutions also offer online educational activities that are a great way to spend time as a family during the holidays, or to set the kids up to entertain themselves.

Here are a few to get  you started.

Whatever you decide to try over the break, we hope you have a fabulous and memorable time together.