Spring school holidays in Perth City
Keep the little ones busy this Spring
September school holidays are around the corner and this spring things look a little different. We might be travelling a little less these holidays, but that doesn’t mean there’s less to do. Get inspired with our list of ideas of things to do these school holidays in East Perth.
Sink your snappers into Gusti’s new kids’ menu
Delicious burgers, tempura chicken nuggets, battered fish and more delicious morsels are on the little people menu at Gusti. Bring the kids along and upgrade their meal to include an ice cream and soft drink whilst mum and dad sip on a glass of something stronger.
Explore Perth City’s newest Adventure ground
Explore Wellington Square Playground, Perth’s newest inner-city playground. The new adventure space took over 12 months
and $17.5 million dollars to upgrade, offering everything from massive slides, nature play, obstacle courses, the perfect place to lay a picnic blanket, and more.
Enjoy the multisensory exhibition about the world at Scitech
Immerse yourself in the world of Scitech. Spend half a day Interacting and engaging with the ever-changing exhibits, taking you and your young one(s) on a science adventure made to inspire!
Plan a trip to Boola Bardip, the new Western Australian Museum
The museum is a place to share stories and learn about the rich history of WA. Many of the exhibitions have a hands-on element for children – meaning you won’t be hearing the words ‘this is boring’! With many permanent exhibitions and load of ever-changing ones, you will find something everyone will love.
Immerse yourself in the contemporary arts
The AWESOME International Arts Festival is back and will be showcasing a remarkable array of theatre, dance, early childhood activities, music, visual arts and hands on activities. The festival is suitable for children aged 0-12.
Discover Queen’s Gardens
This is an un-discovered gem that the kids will love running around, taking in the greenery and getting their dose of Vitamin D. The gardens were officially opened way back in 1899, and it’s beautiful lily-filled lakes, perfectly manicured lawns and lush trees and shrubbery make it the perfect spot for a peaceful pit stop.
Keep an eye out for the Peter Pan statue too – it’s a replica of the same statue in London’s famed Kensington Gardens.
Catch a flick at Girls School Cinema
This iconic venue is showing a movie almost every night of the week until the end of October. Indulge in foodie fun featuring Mack Daddy’s New York Slice as well as a candy-bar for the kids and a bar-bar for some parental therapy. Their program features Shrek + Shrek 2, Pixar double-ups with Toy Story and Finding Nemo and the absolute classic, The Sound of Music. Get your tickets here
Walk it off
Spring weather makes exploring Swan River via the winding pathways along Riverside Drive an absolute must – not too hot, not too cold, with the perfect amount of sunshine. Across the road Lake Vasto and Ozone Reserve are perfect cygnet and duckling spotting locations., Crowne Plaza offers free bike hire to all of their guests in case little legs get tired of the walk.
Crowne Plaza’s infinity pool offers sweeping views of Langley Park seen from their luxurious cabanas which you’re encouraged to laze and graze on whilst the kids splash around. Order room service and beverages up to your sunny spot on the deck and watch the day go by.
Kite-flying in Langley Park
The big stretch of green carpet out the front of the hotel is a park perfect for frisbee-throwing, kite-flying and general active adventures for your little ones. Pack a picnic and their favourite toys and watch them play in the sun with fresh air in their lungs. Enjoy the kids playground situated at Langley Park only a short walk from Crowne Plaza Perth. Bring the dog along for a walk as well.
Take advantage of this beautiful Spring weather and book a staycation in Perth at Crowne Plaza Perth during the school holidays. Book now.