17 Things Do Do In Melbourne’s East These Winter School Holidays

With so many fun and exciting activities to do, it will be easy to keep the kids entertained these school holidays. Our top picks are:

  1. Caribbean Rollerama – Get your skates on for a rolling good time at this Scoresby family favourite. Skate or blade hire and skate rink open daily.
  2. Parianda Garden – Open daily the gardens based in Olinda offer beautiful scenery and walking tracks for a day full of adventure!
  3. Box Hill Skate Park – Open to all levels this concrete skate park has a bit of everything including bowl, quarters, rails, and banks.
  4. Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival – Hosted across the city of Stonnington these winter school holidays the festival encompasses free events, performances, classes and activities.
  5. Aqualink – With facilities in Nunawading and Box Hill Aqualink has a dedicated aquatic play area perfect for a school holiday activity.
  6. Inflatable World – Located in Ringwood this inflatable playground will have your kids having endless fun!
  7. Knox Shopping Centre – Located in Wantirna South, Knox offers a range of dining and entertainment options to keep both parents and kids happy, for extra value explore the Kids Pass option for a fun filled day out!
  8. Bunjil Place – The home of arts and entertainment in the City of Casey, this school holidays they are hosting the free event The Lost Dogs Disco, running from 24 June – 16 July.
  9. Flip Out Box Hill – The ultimate venue for indoor activity including trampolines, parkour arena, ninja course, rock climbing and soft play.
  10. Karralyka Centre – The Karralyka Center is showing the kids show ‘You are a donut’ exploring the human digestive system on 27th June.
  11. Heide Museum – Explore the gardens, exhibitions and creative school holiday activities. Kids under 16 are admitted free.
  12. Warrandyte Riverside Market – Held on the first Saturday of the month, explore the market and the beautiful surrounds for a lovely family day out.
  13. Doncaster Shopping Centre – One of Melbourne’s largest shopping centres, Doncaster Shopping Centre hosts several school holiday activities, enjoy the movies or stop by Playworld for some school holiday fun.
  14. Eastland Shopping Centre – Eastlands Town Square offer more than 60 culinary options in the one place, while each level of the centre also has a different play area dedicated for the kids to have fun.
  15. Diamond Valley Railway Inc. – Ride the miniature trains in Eltham, open every Sunday 11am-5pm.
  16. Chesterfield Farm – Open every day to experience farm life, tractor rides, and animal attractions.
  17. Puffing Billy Visitor Centre – Based in Emerald the visitor centre is free to visit and is next to Lakeside station if you plan on also taking a journey with Puffing Billy.



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