Guide of activities and things for kids in Perth

zoo and farms sea life museums galleries 

fun places historical places miniature railways golf

    

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Zoos, Farms & Wildlife Centres

Armadale Reptile and Wildlife Centre
304-308 South Western Highway, Wungong
Phone | 9399 6927

www.armadalereptilecentre.com.au

 


West Australian Reptile Park 
92 Henley Street, Henley Brook
Phone | 9296 3101

www.wareptilepark.com.au

Caversham Wildlife Park
Whiteman Park, Lord Street, Whiteman
Phone | 9298 1984

www.cavershamwildlife.com.au

 


Cohunu Koala Park
Lot 103 Nettleton Road, Byford
Phone | 9526 2966

www.cohunu.com.au

 

 


Perth Zoo
20 Labouchere Road, South Perth

Phone | 9474 0365
www.perthzoo.wa.gov.au


Peel Zoo
Sanctuary Drive, Pinjarra
Phone | 9531 4322

www.peelzoo.com.au


Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm
128 John Street, Henley Brook
Phone | 0424 209 730

www.cuddlyanimalfarm.com

 


Landsdale Farm School
80 Landsdale Road, Darch
Phone | 9343 1222

www.landsdale-farm-school.com.au

 



Calamunnda Camel Farm
361 Paulls Valley Road, Pauls Valley
Phone | 9293 1156

www.camelfarm.com


  Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre
184 Hope Road
Phone | 9417 8460

www.cockburnwetlands.org.au

Piney Lakes Environmental Education Centre
Leach Highway, Winthrop
Phone | 9364 0791

www.melvillecity.com.au

Herdsman Wildlife Centre 
Corner Flynn and Selby Street, Wembley
www.wagouldleague.com.au

 

Rockingham Environment Centre
49 Safety Bay Road, Peron
Phone | 9591 3077

www.naragebup.org.au

 


Sealife Centres

The Aquarium of Western Australia
91 Southside Drive, Hillarys
Phone | 9447 7500

www.aqwa.com.au

 


The Dolphin Discovery Centre
Lot 840 Koombana Drive, Bunbury
Phone | 9791 3088

www.dolphindiscovery.com.au

 


Rockingham Wild Encounters & Penguin Island
153 Arcadia Drive (Corner of Penguin Road) Shoalwater
Phone | 9528 1715

www.penguinisland.com.au



Museums & Discovery Centres

Scitech
Cnr Railway Street & Sutherland Street, West Perth
Phone | 9215 0700
www.scitech.org.au

 



Aviation Heritage Museum
Air Force Memorial Estate, Bull Creek Drive, Bull Creek
Phone | 99311 4470
www.raafawa.org.au

The Aviation Heritage Museum provides a unique museum experience of civilian and military aviation through its extraordinary aviation displays, helpful guides and special tours. The Museum's talented volunteers have designed, donated and built a truly amazing array of aviation displays that include 30 aircraft and thousands of artefacts. From the helpful gift shop attendants to the meticulous restorers, the Museum’s hundreds of volunteers have truly built one of the most unique museums in the Southern Hemisphere or even the World.
The Royal Australian Air Force Association along with community assistance from sponsors, visitors, and friends of the Museum makes the Museum one of the top self funded Museums in Australia.


Western Australia Museum - Maritime
Victoria Quay, Fremantle
Phone | 9431 8334

www.museum.wa.gov.au

 


Western Australia Museum - Shipwrecks
Cliff Street, Fremantle
Phone | 9431 8469

www.museum.wa.gov.au


Motor Museum of WA
Lord Street Whiteman Park, Whiteman
Phone | 9249 9457

www.motormuseumofwa.asn.au

 


transport museum

Revolutions Transport Museum
Lord Street, Whiteman Park, Whiteman
Phone | 9209 6040

www.whitemanpark.com.au

 


Museum of Natural History & Academy of Taxidermy
131 James Street, Guildford
Phone | (08) 9377 3884

www.academyoftaxidermy.com


Wanneroo Regional Museum
Dundebar Road, Wanneroo
9405 5920
www.wanneroo.wa.gov.au

Opening Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 10am - 4pm, Thursday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 12pm -4pm.

Entry: FREE


Fire and Emergency Services Education and Heritage Centre
25 Murray Street, Perth
9316 3403
www.dfes.wa.gov.au

Opening Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am - 4pm

Entry: FREE



gravity discovery centre

Gravity Discovery Centre
1098 Military Road, Gingin West
Phone | 9575 7577
www.gravitycentre.com.au


The Nostalgia Box
Shop 3, 16 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge
Phone | 9227 7377
www.nostalgiabox.com.au


Bassendean Railway Museum
136 Railway Parade, Bassendean
Phone | (08) 9279 7189
www.railheritagewa.org.au

Open Sundays 1pm - 5pm and Wednesdays 1pm - 4pm.


Historical Places

 

Fremantle Prison
1 The Terrace, Fremantle
Phone | 9336 9200

www.fremantleprison.com.au


The Perth Mint
310 Hay Street, East Perth
Phone | 9421 7222

www.perthmint.com.au


The Bell Tower
Riverside Drive, Perth
Phone | 6210 0444
www.swanbells.com.au


The Duyfken
Elizabeth Quay, Perth
0427 160 606

www.duyfken.com

Busselton Jetty
Busselton Beachfront, Busselton
9754 0900

www.busseltonjetty.com.au


Galleries

 

Art Gallery of Western Australia
Perth Cultural Centre, James Street Mall
Phone | 9492 6600
www.artgallery.wa.gov.au


Amusements & Fun Places
Rock Climbing

City Summit - Rock Climbing Centre 
2/26 Harris Road, Malaga 6090
Phone | 9248 7035

www.citysummit.com.au

Be amazed by Perth's best indoor rock climbing centre. We welcome absolute beginners with complimentary tuition. Indoor rock climbing is a great family day out or the perfect place to celebrate your child's birthday. Check out our kids climbing courses, school holiday activities and healthy options cafe.



Joondalup Climbing Centre
Unit 2/25 Winton Road, Joondalup
Phone | 9301 0097

www.joondalupclimbingcentre.com.au

Trampoline Centres



BOUNCEinc - Trampoline Park
1371 Albany Highway, Cannington. 6107
Phone | 1300 000 540

www.bounceinc.com.au

BOUNCE is a massive, air-conditioned indoor trampoline park, all about jumping high and landing soft & safe. BOUNCE takes the rush of getting airborne and adds a bunch of new dimensions, including: 
The Free Jump Arena
Over 50 interconnected trampolines incorporating a series of longer tumble tracks and angled banked walls, where you can work on your own routine or just jump around the oversized playground

Junior Jump
For kids over 3 years and under 110cm. With their own fenced-off area in the Free-Jump Arena and a dedicated lane to try out landing soft in the Big Bag, kids can play without any danger of running into bigger, more adventurous bouncers

BOUNCE Fit
A structured exercise regime of 45 minutes that’s supercharged with all the benefits of jumping. These are high intensity, low-impact cardio workouts that blast your core, improve all-over muscle tone and lift your heart rate

Flight Academy
A trampoline coaching program designed for all skill levels

BOUNCE is packed with heaps of fun things to do for parents and children alike! Check out the session times and book yourself in!


Aerial Fun Tramopline World
1968 Beach Road, Malaga
Phone | (08) 9209 3519

www.aerialfun.com.au

Just Jump- Trampoline Centre
637 Wanneroo Road, Wanneroo
Phone | 0428 644 302

www.justjumpwa.com.au

Ice Skating


Xtreme Ice
15 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka
Phone | 9344 4400

www.xtremeice.com.au


We are Perth's newest Ice Skating Arena. We offer Perth's best selection of Ice Skating sports including General Skating, Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Speed Skating and our Xtreme Bumper Cars on Ice!

We can cater for all your birthday party needs with large dedicated party rooms for your guests with a variety of great value packages. Our disco laser nights with a DJ on Friday and Saturday nights are great entertainment for the entire family.



  Cockburn Ice Arena
239 Barrington Street, Bibra Lake
Phone | 9434 4066

www.cockburniceareana.com.au


Roller Skating


Rollerzone
299 Victoria Road, Malaga
Phone | 1300 442 100

www.rollerzone.com.au

Laser Tag


Lazer Blaze
Malaga & Willetton
Phone | Malaga (08) 248 2152 Willetton (08) 9332 2250

www.lazerblaze.com.au

Lazer Blaze has two huge indoor Laser Tag Facilities in Malaga & Willetton.  Catering for ages 7 and up it’s an activity the whole family can enjoy together.  Be sure to wear your joggers/sneakers to join in the fun and we always suggest phoning ahead to make a booking. 

Played in a darkened multi-level arena it’s full of fun, excitement and mystery as you traverse the maze to find the opposing teams’ base targets and opposing teams’ players.  The equipment works on IR (just like your DVD remote) so there are no projectiles

 Membership is a great way to get some awesome discounts as well as following our Facebook Page for daily, weekend and monthly offers.


Amusement Parks


Adventure World
179 Progress Drive, Bibra Lake
Phone | 9417 9666

www.adventureworld.net.au

 


the great escape The Great Escape
22 Southside Drive, Hillarys
Phone | 9448 0800
www.thegreatescape.com.au

CURRENTLY CLOSED


The Maze, Home of Outback Splash
1635 Neaves Road, Bullsbrook
Phone | 9571 1375

www.themaze.com.au


Xscape at the Cape 
Corner of Caves Road and Quindalup Siding Road, Dunsborough
Phone | 9750 5150

www.xscapeathecape.com.au

Pottery Cafes

Mug N' Brush
4b/3 Goddard Street, Rockingham
Phone | 9595 0277

www.mugnbrush.com.au

Mug ‘n Brush is a unique venue in Rockingham where you can do ceramic painting, enjoy amazing coffee or learn a new skill in one of our many monthly workshops. We provide art term programs to adults and kids, and use local artists to present various workshops!

Our aim is to provide a space where families can reconnect to each other in a creative manner through creating masterpieces! We host many events such as Birthday parties, Hen’s days, Business meetings and our Expresso studio can be hired out for private events too. We are also a fully operational café, providing fresh meals for Breakfast, Lunch and afternoon Tea.




The Pottery Playroom
Unit 4/19 Mercer Lane, Joondalup
Phone | 9301 2080

www.potteryplayroom.com

Opening Hours:
Open Tuesday - Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm Sunday 11.00am - 4.00pm

The Pottery Playroom is Perth's only ceramic painting studio and cafe with a FREE soft play area (don't forget your socks)! An ideal venue for children's birthday parties with painting instruction by a dedicated host. Our NO STUDIO FEE policy ensures fun for everyone!



Fired! Ceramic Cafe
29 Winton Road, Joondalup
Phone | 9300 1811

www.firedcafe.com.au


3 Hearts Ceramic Cafe
Shop 4, 37 Dolphin Drive, Mandurah
Phone | 9300 1811

www.3heartsceramicscafe.com

Miniature Railways

Bennett Brook Railway
Lord Street, Whiteman Park
www.bbr.org.au

Opening Hours:
Weekends and public holidays 11.00am - 4.00pm
School holidays 11.00am - 3.00pm
Wednesday and Thursday 11.00am, 12.00pm and 1.00pm

Fare: Adult $8.00 | Senior $7.00 | Child (6 - 16yrs) $4.00 | Toddler ( 2 - 5yrs) $2.00


Castledare Miniature Railway
Niana Station, Castledare Place, Wilson
www.castledare.com.au

Opening Hours:
1st Sunday of every month 11.00am - 3.30pm


Castledare Miniature Railway
Wilson Park Station, Kent Street, Wilson
www.castledare.com.au

Opening Hours:
3rd Sunday of every month 10.00am - 2.00pm


Stirling Miniature Railway
Vasto Place, Balcatta
www.ndmes.net

Opening Hours:
Last Sunday of every month 10.00am - 2.00pm (except December)


Toodyay Miniature Railway 
2 Harper Street, Toodyay
www.tooday.com

Opening Hours:
Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month and Wednesdays during school holidays 11.00am - 3.00pm


Hotham Valley Tourist Railway
Dwellingup Station
www.hothamvalleyrailway.com.au

Opening Hours:
Forest Train - every Saturday plus WA school holiday Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Steam Ranger - every Sunday plus Wednesdays during school holidays


Mini Golf


Wanneroo Botanical Gardens and Mini Golf
25 Drovers Place, Wanneroo
Phone | 9405 1475

www.botanicgolf.com.au


The Maze, Home of Outback Splash
1635 Neaves Road, Bullsbrook
Phone | 9571 1375

www.themaze.com.au

 

caladenia mini golf

Caladenia Mini Golf
108 Caladenia Road, Gingin West
Phone | 0438 757 708

www.caladeniaminigolf.com.au



Masonmill Mini Golf
40 Masonmill Road
Phone | 9293 5112

www.masonmillgardens.com.au


Wembley Mini Golf Course
200 The Boulevard, Wembley Downs
Phone | 6280 1300

www.wembleygolf.com.au

Oasis Supa Golf
10250 West Swan Road, Henley Brook
Phone | 9296 5566

www.getgolfing.com.au


Amaze Miniature Park
Husband Road, Mandaruah
Phone | 9534 9079

www.amazeminiaturepark.com.au


 

King Carnival
Leighton Place, Mandaruah
Phone | 9581 3735

www.kingcarnival.com


 Tours & Day Trips



Explore Tours
Phone | 1300 135 752
www.exploretoursperth.com.au

Explore Tours Perth provide fun and engaging day trips to destinations around Perth including the Swan Valley, Caversham Wildlife Park, Penguin Island, Margaret River and the Pinnacles. Perfect for exploring Perth, a day out for a group of friends or as an activity for visiting relatives.
Read our Trip Advisor reviews

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Airport Viewing Areas


Perth Airport Viewing Platform 
Dunreath Drive, Perth Airport


Jandakot  Airport Viewing Area 
Berrigan Drive, Jandakot


Beverley Soaring Society and Airfield
Off Lukin Street, Beverley

River Cruises


Captain Cook Cruises 
Barrack Street Jetty
Phone | 9325 3341

www.captaincookcruises.com.au


Little Ferry Co.
Elizabeth Quay and Claisebrook Cover
Phone | 0488 777 088

www.littleferryco.com.au


Mandurah Cruises
73 Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah
Phone | (08) 958112422
www.mandurahcruises.com.au

 


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