This Autumn school break make sure you head down to Luna Park Melbourne to enjoy all the attractions and the thrilling rides including popular newbies – Speedy Beetle, Moon Balloons and sweet mini-train Betty Choo Choo.
During Easter, The Great Luna Park Easter Egg Hunt is back with more than 30,000 Chocolatier eggs to be found on Saturday 20 April and Easter Sunday 21 April. Luna Parks resident mad-as-mad Mad Hatter and the energetic Easter Bunny Acrobats will also be bouncing about entertaining on both days! Hunts will run from 12.30pm until 3.15pm and entry to this activity is free with an Unlimited Ride Ticket.
For the creative bunnies out there, ‘Art Spaces’ will be set up the weekends of 6 & 7 April and 13 & 14 April where the littlies can let rip with their painting! To celebrate the release of ‘Wonder Park’, 35 easels will be set up for the kids to create a Wonder Park-inspired painting for their chance to win FUN movie merchandise.
If you get in early and be one of the first 200 people to purchase a Luna Park Family Pass (or 4 Unlimited Ride Tickets) online and you’ll also receive a family (4 person) in-season pass to see the movie ‘WONDER PARK’.
Do your kids have what it takes to Escape The Old Melbourne Gaol? Head there these school holidays for a limited edition experience.
Children are invited to participate in Escape the Gaol, an immersive and educational activity aimed at ages six and up.
Children will have the opportunity to become inmates and must explore the Gaol to discover clues, solve riddles and pull off a perfect Prison escape!, without being discovered by the prison guards.
Each ‘prisoner’ will be given a notebook containing a number of riddles, which must be deciphered in order to receive directions to hidden clues. Once the clues are discovered, prisoners must secretly hunt through the Gaol to uncover the answers to pull off a fool-proof escape plan.
included with entry families can also explore the old Watch House and Former Magistrates courts.
Watch House Experience Experience what it was like to be arrested and locked up in a building that has changed little since it closed in 1994. Duration: 30 minutes
Former Magistrates Court Explore the former Magistrates’ Court, where many infamous trials took place. Try on a costume and put yourself in history.
Get ready to hold your breath as LEGOLAND Discovery Centre heads underwater!
Just in time for the school holidays families will be submerged in an underwater realm at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, where they will embark on a fin-tastic underwater quest to discover mysterious sea creatures at the bottom of the ocean!
The quest begins upon arrival where guests will be greeted by a Shark Suit Guy Minifigure and Mermaid before taking a seat at the all new interactive digital build table. Time to put your Underwater Explorer creativity cap on!
A large, rocky sea bed with the twisting tentacles of an octopus rises from the floor, and the challenge is on - what creation will you design to complete the colourful coral reef?!
Create exciting new creatures, ships and submarines to explore the seas, and be amazed as projected animation brings the water and LEGO models to life!
There will also be a number of part-built sea stars, allowing guests to work as a team to complete the build by adding arms, colours and patterns. A life-size submarine LEGO build provides the ultimate photo opportunity, making you the real-deal underwater explorer!
The all-new Underwater Quest promises to be the newest must-sea experience!
WHERE LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Chadstone Shopping Centre VIC 3148
WHEN From Tuesday 26 June
COST Book online $45per person for the Melbourne Big Ticket (Entry to both LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and Sea Life Melbourne) or We highly recommend the Merlin Annual Pass for unlimited entry and exclusive offers.
These Winter school holidays Sheraton Melbourne is once again offering their Kids Can Cook event – this time inspired by Little Superheroes. Kids will learn the art of pastry 'making' whilst the parents get to enjoy an Afternoon Tea.
Adults will be treated to a afternoon high tea with an array of cakes, delicious sandwiches and freshly baked scones along with a glass of sparkling wine.
LITTLE SUPERHEROES MENU
The kids menu will feature three food item’s inspired by all-time favourite superheroes including Superman , The Incredible’s 2 and more.
The menu will include a choice of Ham Sandwiches, Cheese Sandwiches or Vegemite Sandwiches.
Bowl of fries with tomato sauce and yoghurt dip with Carrot, celery and cucumber sticks. Served with a Milkshake, Juice or Hulk Soft Drink along with colouring book to keep busy.
After the tea is over kids will head to the workshop area and be handed their chef hats and aprons and begin their “Kids can cook” workshop.
Instructed by the head chef they will receive their ingredients and learn how to decorate their Hulk cake along with other yummy goodies.
On completion of the workshop they will be visited by a special guest (Spider-Man) and be given their signed certificates acknowledging their completion of the workshop.
All kids (and adults) are invited to join along and attend the afternoon tea dressed up as their favourite Superhero.
Also families will receive complimentary self-parking all week at Wilson’s Parking (subject to availability).
WHERE Kids Can Cook At Little Collins St Kitchen WHEN 2 - 13 JULY Weekdays only 12:00PM - 2:00PM
COST $59 per adult including afternoon tea & a glass of sparkling wine. Kids dine for free* one child per adult* - (Additional children $25*)
See Werribee light up after dark, with beautiful light installations, street performers, kids’ activities and warming winter treats from city traders at Werribee’s free Winter Street Party.
From inflatable giants and neon flamingos to twinkling ballerinas, a glowing dream bear and dazzling displays of fire and ice, the Winter Street Party will bring a touch of magic to Werribee City Centre.
This year’s program will include What’s That by Australian artist Amanda Parer – a glowing, inflatable giant that has toured the world including Prague, Amsterdam and Montreal. Fresh from White Night Melbourne, Carla O’Brien will bring twelve of her playful, interactive works to Watton Street, including neon hearts, angel wings and the debut of a new work – Balloon.
They’ll be snow dome and lantern-making workshops, fire shows, ice sculping, glow hula hoopers, glow-in-the-dark face painting and even glow-in-the-dark bubbles! Local businesses will be open late, to create a bustling winter marketplace of warm winter dishes, hot chocolates and special winter offers.
Your soundtrack for the night will be provided by local musicians, along with a silent laneway disco, where you can bust out your best dance floor moves. So rug up, bring the kids and enjoy the magic of the Winter Street Party.
WHEN Friday 29 June 2018
TIME 4pm – 9pm
WHERE Werribee City Centre, Watton Street, Werribee
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