Finding School Holiday Fun in Townsville is now easy.
The PakMag team have searched high and low and found everything parents and kids need to know! Check out all the incredible things happening below.
If you do any of the activities, don’t forget to #pakmagshare if you post anything on social media so we can see how much of a great time you had!
From the mischievous antics of SpongeBob SquarePants and his pals from Bikini Bottom to the thrill-seeking adventures of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Cannon Park is inviting everyone to Nickelodeon LIVE!
This family friendly event is for all ages and is sure to be a great day out for everyone.
Cannon Park Entertainment Centre: Sunday 17th, 2pm – 6pm
Wallaby Creek Festival
Wallaby Creek Festival is a 3 day (22-24 September 2023) family-friendly celebration of music and the arts, nestled amongst the beautiful wet tropics rainforests of Rossville, 20 minutes south of Cooktown. Don’t miss out on a family getaway for the ages, book here!
Join the 1/2 day camps for 3 hours of fun in the gym! They is a variety of guided lessons, games and free play to keep you entertained all holiday long. Visit here to see all the options.
A: 11/547 Woolcock Street Mount Louisa, Townsville, QLD, 4814
P: 07 4774 7375
The Choi Kwang Do Master Academy
Join Bruce for daily martial arts and self defence training, and get a week of FREE training! Find out more here
A: CKD Building U2/743 Riverway Drive
AstarA Dance Company
Private dance lessons, these school holidays! Contact us via our Facebook page to book your spot. Ages 18 months to 18 years. Anyone welcome… recreational or competitive. Choose from acrobatics, flexibility, tap, jazz, hiphop, ballet, technique.
A: 4 Cooper Street Currajong 4812
Baby Rhyme time
Play, chat and connect with other parents, caregivers and bubs as you sing and rhyme your way to developing your child’s pre-emergent literacy skills.
Thu, 14 Sep 2023, 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM
A: Citylibraries Aitkenvale, 4 Petunia Street, Aitkenvale QLD 4814
P: 07 4727 8310
Townsville City Libraries Events: (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM)
- Messy Play in the Park – for all ages – Monday 18 September
- Larrikin Puppet Show – for ages 0-8 years – Monday 18 September
- Larrikin Puppetry Workshop – for ages 5 and over – Monday 18 September
- Music as writing inspiration – for ages 8-12 years – Tuesday 19 September
- Larrikin Puppet Show – for ages 0-8 years – Tuesday 19 September
- Larrikin Puppetry Workshop – for ages 5 and over – Tuesday 19 September
- Songtime in the Park – for all ages – Thursday 28 September
- Balloon Bending – for ages 5-12 years – Thursday 25 September
- Balloon Bending – for ages 5-12 years – Tuesday 26 September
- Music in the Library – Children’s Series – all ages – Sunday 1 October
Silent Disco Walking Tours are a joyous experience and an opportunity to interact with the people and places around you. Participants are provided with headphones connected to the tour leader who will take you on a fun journey of music, silly instruction and a chance to have a little boogie.
Meet at the Kiosk on the Strand – Strand Pier. Just behind the Kiosk on the grassed area. Arrive no later than 5.50pm.
Costs: $20 ADULTS, $15 KIDS/CONCESSION/PENSION CARD HOLDERS
Night at the Museum
Join Museum of Tropical Queensland this school holidays for a Night at the Museum with exclusive after-hours access to explore Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators, along with a range of fun activities for the whole family! 30 Sep 2023, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
A: 70-102 Flinders Street, Townsville QLD 4810
P: 07 4726 0600
Cost: From $20
Pandanus Park Golf Centre
Try out the Kids Have-a-go pack from only $12, and let your little ones unleash their inner Tiger Woods on the state of the art driving range.
A: 2 Tompkins Road (off Shaw Road) Shaw
Join Kids Trivia Night! Come along to Seagulls Resort on 20th & 27th of September, 5.30pm register for a 6pm start. There are Prizes to be won, pizza and drink specials and a pool to have a dip in before hand!
A: 74 The Esplanade Belgian Gardens
Warrina Ice Skating Rink
Beat the heat at Warrina Ice Skating Rink – Townsville’s family friendly, all-weather attraction!
Located at Otto’s Market Warrina, Warrina Ice Skating Rink offers year-round fun for all ages. Offering disco nights, daily sessions, learn to skate sessions, and a range of ice sports including hockey, broomball and figure skating, all are welcome at Warrina Ice Skating Rink! General sessions run Tuesday to Sunday various times throughout the day. Perfect for a spontaneous outing as no bookings are necessary. Disco Sessions run every Friday & Saturday night 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
A 3-11 Illuka Street
Townsville Tenpin and Fun Centre
Townsville Tenpin offers a huge range of activities these school holidays, including Dodgem Rides, Glow Bowling at night, vacation and afterschool care, and more. Check their website or facebook page for more information and to book your spot.
A 101 Bamford Lane, Kirwan
FB Townsville Tenpin and Fun Centre
The Crystal Caves
Heading North? Explore the Atherton Crystal Caves and you’ll have a gem of a time. Traverse the caves and marvel at over 600 crystals and fossils. You’ll be immersed in tunnels and grottos, have the opportunity to take a shot and crack your own geode, then browse the shop for a keepsake. Perfect for families looking to learn a little more about FNQ geology and the wonder of the Tablelands. Cost: $25.00 for adults, $12.50 for children, $65.00 for a family, and FREE for under 5’s. Check online for more info and to book a Crack a Geode Experience.
A 69 Main Street Atherton
P 07 4091 2365
Well worth a drive and only an hour from Cairns,
Gallo Dairyland is a go to this break. Positioned between Atherton, Malanda, and Yungaburra, it offers an insight into a fully operational dairy farm and gourmet cheese factory, with all the tasty goodies available at the restaurant. Not to mention their chocolate, worth the trip on its own.
A Malanda Road, Atherton
P 07 4095 2388
School Booking packages include: exclusive venue hire, a private screening for a minimum of 60 students and complimentary admission for one teacher or supervisor for every 10 students. Complete your cinema experience with goodies from the Candybar!
Water Mania Holiday Fun
Get drenched this summer with a variety of different games and team challenge activities the kids will love. A change of clothes, a towel, a hat and sun protection is strongly recommended. Suitable for kids of all ages and fitness levels. Free to join and no bookings required.
King Reef Resort
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.
A 75 Jacobs Rd, Kurrimine Beach
P 4065 6144
FB King Reef Resort