Discover what’s on in VIC and NSW these school holidays. There are loads of virtual activities the kids can join in on, mum and dad too!

NSW attractions – SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, Madame Tussauds Sydney, Sydney Tower Eye and Illawarra Fly.

See NSW’s best views, curious creatures and interactive challenges these spring school holidays.

26 September – 11 October

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Explore the rocky world ‘Beneath the Tide’ at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
The tides are turning at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium these school holidays where you and your family can meet and discover intertidal creatures in the aquarium’s newly renovated Rockpool. Available now for discovery, the exciting new rocky formation is entirely inspired by Sydney’s rock pool scene with local starfish, sea urchins, and more incredible introverted organisms.

For tickets and further information about SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium’s school holiday activities, visit:

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

Hop in and meet the coolest Aussie six-pack at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
Get hopping into WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo these Spring school holidays to meet the coolest Aussie six-pack in Sydney aka our newest resident Kangaroo Island Kangaroos. Joining guest favourites Dusk and Dot in the outback-inspired Kangaroo Walkabout this September are two sets of beautiful roo sisters – Tabby and Nutmeg, along with Kirby and Julie.

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Madame Tussauds Sydney

Challenge the family to complete Madame Tussauds Sydney’s TikTok challenges with the stars!

Famous friends check! Head to Madame Tussauds Sydney these spring school holidays and up your TikTok game with the likes of Rihanna, Chris Hemsworth, Taylor Swift and other famous wax figures. The Darling Harbour attraction has teamed up with six of Sydney’s most entertaining and influential TikTokers to create a whole new vibe in its popular zones with a range of six challenges designed specifically for the trending app. Whether you’re a TikTok newbie or pro, these challenges will be sure to create some family laughs!

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Sydney Tower Eye

Test your knowledge of the city at Sydney Tower Eye.

Visit Sydney’s ultimate viewpoint during the school holidays to rediscover the city from a 360-degree sky high vantage point. A new digital trivia game will be on offer so you can test your knowledge of Australia’s largest and most famous city while experiencing its true beauty from Sydney Tower Eye’s indoor Observation Deck, 250m above Sydney’s streets. Guests aged 10+ can also step out onto the SKYWALK for Sydney’s highest outdoor adventure!

Illawarra Fly

Say Hello to The Gruffalo and discover the NEW Gruffalo Spotters 2 App at Illawarra Fly.

These school holidays, discover the brand new Gruffalo Spotters 2 App on the trail of our Treetop Walk, including video recording, interactivity with the characters and selfie mode. Then meet The Gruffalo himself at Illawarra Fly from Friday to Monday each week of the school holidays at select times for photos and air hi-fives! This second version of the Gruffalo Spotters App has additional features and new gesture-recognition technology making the experience truly interactive.

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VIC Attractions – School holiday entertainment from SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre!

Virtual school holiday camps, Junior Shark Keepers and LEGO® Boredom Busters.

Merlin Entertainments’ Melbourne attractions, SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre, are hosting a variety of virtual activities to engage and entertain kids during the Spring school holidays!

SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium

SEA LIFE Holiday Camp:

SEA LIFE Melbourne’s first ever school holiday camp allows kids to discover all sorts of information about aquatic animals and their habitats through a series of interactive sessions.

Hosted by a marine education expert via Zoom, each three-hour session focuses on a different animal and includes meeting keepers, interesting activities and plenty of time for questions!

Recommended for kids aged 7-12, the program dives deep into the world of penguins, seahorses, jellyfish, sharks, turtles and crocodiles with the aim of encouraging kids to learn, have fun and connect with the creatures!

SEA LIFE Melbourne’s Holiday Camp can be booked for one or more days and costs $49 per child per session with the option of purchasing a Holiday Camp Activity Kit for $93 (including postage).

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Junior Shark Keepers:

Become a Junior Shark Keeper with SEA LIFE Melbourne! Kids can sink their teeth into worksheets, quizzes, live streams and interviews with shark experts, which are all available free of charge on the aquarium’s Facebook page and website during the school holidays.

Kids can get to know the 10 species of shark that live at SEA LIFE Melbourne including grey nurse sharks, Port Jackson sharks, leopard sharks, black reef sharks, speartooth sharks and more! They come in all shapes and sizes and are ambassadors for their species, helping the aquarium raise awareness of the plight of their relatives in the wild. There are also Junior Shark Keeper showbags available for $53 (including postage).

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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

Filmmakers Holiday Camp:

For the first time ever, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is hosting week-long virtual holiday camps for kids! Running for three hours per day during the second week of the Victorian school holidays, the hands-on course for kids aged 7-12 is designed to encourage creativity and teach kids all there is to know about stop motion movie making with LEGO!

Each day kids will learn new LEGO movie making skills including storytelling, directing, framing and set making, before going on to create their very own stop motion movie.

Throughout the program, which takes place on Zoom, there will be special guest sessions with LEGO Masters contestants who will share their tips and advice! The camp concludes with a virtual movie premiere night where each participant can invite their family to tune in to watch the whole group’s LEGO films.

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre’s holiday camp costs $249 per child for five three-hour sessions, with the option of purchasing a LEGO camp kit for $164.95 (including postage).

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Boredom Busters:

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is delivering daily Boredom Busters challenges for kids to enjoy at home throughout the school holidays! Available for free on the website and Facebook page, Boredom Busters is made up of videos, worksheets and activities to inspire kids to create, have fun and experiment with LEGO. 

Parents can purchase the Boredom Busters Builder’s Kit to treat their kids to a daily LEGO delight during the school holidays!

Valued at $114.95, the awesome Builder’s Kit can be purchased for only $89.95 (including postage) from LEGOLAND Discovery Centre’s online shop and aligns with each day’s Boredom Busters challenges!

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