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Easter School Holiday Guide 2023!

We’ve found all the Egg-stra special Townsville events to check out this month, so you don’t have to! 

Riverway Movie Nights

When: Fri, 19 May 2023 – 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM,
Fri, 16 Jun 2023 – 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM,
Fri, 21 Apr 2023 -6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Riverway Oval,
20 Village Boulevard
Thuringowa Central QLD 4817

Riverway Movie Nights is back!

Pack a blanket and head down to Riverway with the kids for Riverway Movie Nights – an open-air cinema under the stars every third Friday of the month.

Full Throttle Theatre Company – Actor Training

When: TERM 2: 17th April to 26th May 2023 – Physical Theatre with Miss Madonna Davies
Where: Senior Citizens Hall

The program aims to give local actors and performers a grass roots start in theatre training and ongoing skills development for those choosing to live in the region and work in a professional capacity. Our live theatre program has up to five mainstage shows, and two youth shows with our Props Youth Theatre. This gives you the opportunity to put your training into practice and work with professional actors and directors. AGES 5 to 18 years.

King Reef Resort

Where: Kurrimine Beach
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If you’re looking to revitalise in paradise, gather the family and head to the gorgeous King Reef Resort at Kurrimine Beach. Explore all day, swim in the tranquil ocean or pool, build sandcastles on the beach and return to relax with a gorgeous sunset view from your beachfront shack. You can also hire a family pedal bike, go fishing, and more – the possibilities are endless. Stay 7 nights and only pay for 6 at King Reef Resort. Situated on a tropical beach in one of the most unique, beautiful and unspoilt parts of the world, Kurrimine Beach is suitable for the entire family. Enjoy pet and kids-friendly accommodation, including cabins and beachfront caravan and camping sites. Offer excludes long weekends.

Geckos School Holidays – Mini Golf

When: Monday 10 April 2023 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: Townsville Mini Golf & Fun Park,
17/19 Kings Rd, West End QLD

Come along and join us for some fun at Townsville Mini Golf & Fun Park. You will have unlimited mini golf play and full use of the jumping castles.
The session runs from 10 am to 12 pm and all children are to be supervised by a carer/parent at all times.
Please remember your socks, hats, and water bottles. Food and drink are available for purchase at your own cost.

Messy Play in the Park

Where: Sherriff Park,
Love Lane, Mundingburra QLD 4812

Join us for a special Easter themed Messy Play in the Park for the school holidays. A special guest will be hopping by during the session to deliver some chocolate eggs!

Unleash the mess! Increase your child’s confidence and develop their fine and gross motor skills by exploring fun, sensory and creative Messy Play.

Come along and borrow a bag of picture books and have some fun with activities which will stimulate your child’s imagination.

Meet other families with children aged 0-5 years and enjoy a morning in the park talking, reading, singing, and playing.

Bring your own picnic blanket, hat, sunscreen, water bottle, and snack.

No bookings required.

Egg-static Painters

When: Tue, 04 Apr 2023 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,
Wed, 05 Apr 2023 – 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,
Thu, 06 Apr 2023 – 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where: Flinders Lane
376 Flinders Street
Townsville City QLD 4810

Prepare for Easter with Townsville City Galleries at this fun and creative school holiday workshop! Paint your own paper mache egg to hang in your home, or use them in an Easter Egg Hunt, and celebrate this Easter.

Drop in between 10am and 12pm from 4 – 6 April to join in the fun.

All materials are provided on a first come, first serve basis. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.


Where: The Oasis Townsville – HUT 6, 1 Staging, Camp Avenue, Oonoonba QLD 4811, Australia
When: Wed 12th Apr 2023, 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Get ready for a wild and EASTER EGGSTRAGANZA adventure with your little monster!
We’re pumped to see you all at our Pop-Up sensory messy play session. We’ve got everything planned for a morning filled with love, laughter, and of course, loads of mess!
We’re talking paint, foam, slime and more – all the things that little monsters love. We can’t wait to see all the amazing creations they come up with. And don’t worry, you can leave the clean up to us!

Shake a tail feather, Bin Chicken style!

When: Wed, 05 Apr 2023 – 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Where: The Strand
The Strand
North Ward QLD 4810

It’s time to shake a tail feather with Australia’s favourite bird, the Bin Chicken! Join creator of Bin Chicken picture book series, Kate Temple for a fun storytime with oodles of bin chicken stories. There will be a special appearance from the worlds’ biggest ibis!

Townsville CityLibraries will be launching a new storywalk – Bin Chicken’s Eggcellent Easter by Kate Temple.  MaryWho? bookshop will be onsite for purchase of books which Kate will also sign.

Meet other families with children aged 0-5 years and enjoy a morning in the park talking, reading, singing, and playing.

Bring your own picnic blanket, hat, sunscreen, water bottle and snack.

Location:  grass area between Sister Kenny Toddler Playground and the Strand Water Park.

No bookings required. FREE EVENT

Engineering Challenge Day

When: Tue, 04 Apr 2023 – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Where: Townsville Education Centre
1-3 Smith Street
Hyde Park QLD 4812

Can you build the tallest tower to support a can? But there’s a twist… you only get 30 sheets of paper and 1 roll of tape! Good luck!
Can you then use these engineering skills to keep your egg safe as it jumps to safety? Test your skills here!
Ages 6+. Cost from$20

Notch Pancake and Easter Craft

When: Thu, 6 Apr 2023 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: North Townsville Community Hub,
52 Palm Dr, Deeragun QLD

Fun for all the family! Join Notch at their community hub for a pancake brunch and Easter arts and crafts activities

Cupcake Decorating

When:Wed, 05 Apr 2023 – 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM,
Wed, 12 Apr 2023 – 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Where: Shed 3
13 – 15 Oonoonba Road
Idalia QLD 4811

Join us for an afternoon of tasty treats as you create the cutest cupcake (or cupcakes!) that your mind can imagine. Learn how to use a piping bag and let your creativity release!

Additional Details


  • Companion cards
  • Food – Allergen options
  • Food – Gluten free options
  • Food – Vegan / vegetarian options
  • Wheelchair accessible venue
  • Gluten-free and dairy-free options available.
  • Nut-free space.
  • Afternoon tea (fruit and snacks) provided.


Go on a ferry with SeaLink and spend this school holiday season on Magnetic Island and enjoy the relaxed tropical lifestyle, quiet, secluded beaches, nature, wildlife and easy access to the Great
Barrier Reef. Peak services departing from Townsville Daily: 3.50m departure Friday: 1.00pm and 2.15pm departures Saturday morning: 8.45am, 9.30am, 10.30am and 11.40am departures
Sunday morning: 9.30am & 10.30am departure Peak services departing from Magnetic Island Saturday afternoon: 4.30pm departure Sunday: 11.05am, 12.15pm, 1.35pm and 3.00pm