There’s lots of value-packed attractions in Perth – particularly for little people! As your child gets older, you’ll notice that the cost of a family outing increases. It’s handy to know the things to do in Perth that are free of charge for babies and toddlers, as well as older children. Be sure to make the most of free admission for kids in Perth – before they grow up!
Whilst some attractions may be more suited to school aged children, it’s good to know you don’t need to pay for younger siblings tagging along. Admission fees are subject to change at any time, so please check the current prices on the attractions website. Here’s the Buggybuddys guide to Perth attractions that are free for younger children.
*These prices are correct as at July 2019*
FREE Admission For Kids aged 3 and Under
Adventure World, Bibra Lake
Perth’s best theme park has water slides, pools and rides for the whole family. Young children will love the Dragon Kingdom area with rides for little ones and shallow paddling pools! Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Adventure World website for more info adventureworld.net.au
The Maze, Home of Outback Splash, Bullsbrook
The Maze, Home of Outback Splash features a whole host of things to do for kids. There’s a huge water playground, with toddler zone, as well as mazes, jumping pillow, mini-golf and koalas too. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit The Maze website for more info www.themaze.com.au
Scitech, City West
The hands on science museum makes learning fun for little ones! The Discoverland area of Scitech is fantastic for toddlers to explore and get interactive. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Scitech website for more info scitech.rezdy.com
Delve into the deep at AQWA! Watch huge rays and sharks swim in the underwater tunnel, little ones can gently feel marine life in the outdoor touch pool, as well as discover reefs and other sea creatures. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the AQWA website for more info aqwa.rezdy.com/
Perth Zoo, South Perth
Perth Zoo a leading conservation zoo, supporting projects designed to conserve species in the wild. Once you have visited animals from around the world, stop at the playground which includes water play and a large grassed picnic area with BBQs. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Perth Zoo website for more info perthzoo.wa.gov.au
Aviation Heritage Museum, Bullcreek
The Aviation Heritage Museum is a unique museum with over 30 civilian and military aircraft and thousands of aviation artefacts on display. It’s a must visit for aviation enthusiasts of any age! Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Aviation Heritage Museum website for more info www.raafawa.org.au/museum
Perth Mint, Perth
On the Perth Mint tour kids will learn about the history of the gold rush, see the BIGGEST gold coin in the world and see an exciting gold pour! Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Perth Mint website for more info www.perthmint.com
Fremantle Prison is one of the state’s most fascinating (and spooky!) attractions. The history-filled prison is the most intact convict establishment in Australia. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Fremantle Prison website for more info. https://fremantleprison.com.au
FREE Admission For Kids aged 2 and Under
Caversham Wildlife Park, Whiteman Park
It’s easy to spend a whole day at Caversham Wildlife Park. Little Kids can hand-feed friendly kangaroos, visit koalas, wombats, dingos and other animals, enjoy a keeper talk and watch to fun farm show. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Caversham Wildlife Park website for more info www.cavershamwildlife.com.au
Penguin Island & Discovery Centre, Rockingham
Kids will love to take the ferry to Penguin Island! Visit the gorgeous Fairy Penguins at the Discovery Centre. It’ a great spot for wildlife lovers, where you may spot wild dolphins, sea lions, stingrays, pelicans, and over 50 species of sea birds. (Seasonal Sep–Apr). Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Penguin Island website for more info www.penguinisland.com.au
Armadale Reptile Centre, Armadale
Does your family love creatures that are scaly or slimy? Visit the reptiles at Armadale Reptile Centre! There’s also turtles, birds, a crocodile and a wombat. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Armadale Reptile Centre website for more info armadalereptilecentre.com.au
WA Reptile Park, Swan Valley
The WA Reptile Park is home to a living collection of some of Australia’s most fascinating native animals. Kids can have the chance to hold a snake, stroke a goanna and pat a dingo. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the WA Reptile Park website for more info www.wareptilepark.com.au
Cohunu Koala Park
At Cohunu Koala Park meet koalas, stroll the bush tracks and pathways and hand feed the free roaming animals. Have a chat with over 30 talking parrots, see dingoes, kangaroos, emus, deer and more. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Cohunu Koala Park website for more info cohunu.com.au
Amaze Miniature Park, Barragup
Amaze Miniature Park is perfect for mini people to explore – with a miniature village and railway, mini golf, playground and mazes to get lost in. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Amaze Miniature Park website for more info amazeminiaturepark.com.au
Peel Zoo, Pinjarra
What makes Peel Zoo really unique is the ‘hands-on experience’. Hand feed the farm animals and friendly kangaroos, hold a snake, pat a fox, or tickle a ferret! There are over 100 species of birds and animals that will capture young imaginations. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Peel Zoo website for more info www.peelzoo.com.au
FREE Admission For Kids aged 1 and Under
Landsdale Animal Farm
The brilliant Landsdale Animal Farm is perfect for introducing very young children to farm animals. Visit the animals, enjoy a tractor ride, go gnome spotting, have a play on the sun-smart undercover playground and experience the smells of the herb garden. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Landsdale Animal Farm website for more info www.landsdalefarm.org.au
Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm
If you’d like to give your kids a hands on farm experience, head to the Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm! Feed the animals, or cuddle a bunny, guinea pig and chicken. Tractor rides and pony rides are lots of fun too. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm website for more info www.cuddlyanimalfarm.com.au/
Don’t miss these FREE admission deals that include older kids!
FREE Admission For Kids aged 4 and Under – The Bell Tower, Barrack Street Jetty
Home to the Swan Bells, The Bell Tower is of historical and cultural significance to Perth. The unique building is fascinating to visit and it offers a beautiful view too! Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Bell Tower website for more info www.thebelltower.com.au
FREE Admission For Kids aged 5 and Under – WA Motor Museum
Take your little car lovers to the WA Motor Museum at Whiteman Park. Here there’s cars from all eras, as well as Danial Ricciardo’s race winning formula one car! Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the Motor Museum website for more info www.motormuseumwa.com.au
FREE Admission For Kids aged 14 and Under – WA Maritime Museum
Wow! At the WA Maritime Museum, entry is free for all children up to the age of 15! Found at the Fremantle Port, it showcases Fremantle and Western Australia’s rich past as a coastal city and busy port. Read the Buggybuddys review here.
Visit the WA Maritime Museum website for more info wa.gov.au/museums/maritime
Know any more attractions that offer free admission for kids in Perth? Let us know in the comments below!
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