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April School Holidays

Activities to get the Kids out of the house these Easter Holidays!

School Holiday Activities

Thirroul Seaside and Arts Festival

Thirroul Seaside and Arts Festival is a celebration of the arts, and the seaside community. It is a great opportunity to support emerging and established local artists and showcase the community.Thirroul Seaside arts fest

Where: Thirroul
When: 6th-7th April 2019
Cost: Free
Ph. 0419 673 071

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Moonlight Movies Thirroul Showing Coco

Bring your blanket and join them for a great program of free family outdoor movies this summer!
Gates open at 5.30pm and film screens at 7pm (on sunset). Event concludes at 9pm.Moonlight Movies

Where: Thirroul Beach Reserve, Thirroul
When: 6th April at 7pm
Cost: Free
Ph. (02) 4227 7111
Bookings must be made for the use of headphones for those with hearing impairments

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School Holiday Voart Studio soft pastel sunset workshop

During the 1.5 hour workshop, you will complete an entire sunset using soft pastels.
10:30am to 12pm.Voart

Where: Voart, 31 Bligh Street, Wollongong
When: 14th -28th April
Cost: $39
Ph. 0435 036 471
Bookings Essential

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Dodos and Dinosaurs

Step back into the land of the ancient dinosaurs this autumn and follow in the footprints of these magnificent giants from the past. You’ll discover what they ate while you come face to face with their favourite plants and you will even meet the Muttaburrasaurus, one of their own Aussie dinosaurs.Dodos and Dinosaurs

Where: Wollongong Botanic Gardens Murphys Avenue, Keiraville
When: 15th - 18th April
Cost: $13 per child/$24 for family of two or more children
Ph. (02) 4227 7667
Bookings Essential

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April Merrigong Creativity Camp

Under the guidance and supervision of professional performing and teaching artists, children will be set on a journey of creative exploration. Designed to activate kids’ imaginations and build self-confidence in a fun, educational environment where Campers can develop ongoing friendships with other like-minded children.Merrigong Creativity Camp

Where: Wollongong Town Hall Crn Crown and Kembla Sts Wollongong
When: 15 - 18 April 2019
Cost: 4 day camp $240 per child
Ph. (02) 4224 5999
Bookings Essential

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Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus

The wonderful, wacky and wigged world of classical music’s favourite child prodigy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, will be brought to life inside the beautiful Aurora Spiegeltent.Wolfgang

Where: The Arts Precinct 32 Burelli St Wollongong
When: 17 - 28 April 2019
Cost: $28
Ph. (02) 4224 5999
Bookings Essential

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Kids Easter Egg-stavaganza

Hop on over and meet the Easter Bunny and his furry friends! Come and enjoy fun, games and face painting and beautiful high tea treats!
We can't wait to see all the little cuties from Matilda's Farmyard Nursery!Easter Eggstavaganza

When: April 18th from 10am-12pm
Where: Novotel On the Deck
Cost: Adults and Children are $39 | 0 - 2 year old are Free
Ph. 02 4224 3111
Bookings Essential

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Easter Sunday at Windjammers

Hop on over to Windjammers Restaurant this Easter and indulge with fun for all the family!
Lunch: Seafood buffet, Egg-stravagant chocolate themed dessert buffet, three hour beverage package, live entertainment and kids Easter craft and face painting

When: April 21st from 12.30 - 3.30pm Easter at Windjammers
Where: Novotel at Windjammers
Cost: $90 per adult | Children 13-17yrs $45 | 5-12yrs $28 | 0-4yrs FREE
Ph. 02 4224 3111
Bookings Essential

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fishing Workshop, Illawarra

NSW DPI fishing workshops include fun lessons on fishing techniques, information on NSW fishing rules, best methods to maximise released fish survival and a practical fishing session in a safe estuary.Kids Fishing

Where: Lake Illawarra
When: 24 April 2019
Cost: $40
Ph. 0438 245 190
Bookings Essential


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School holiday attractions

Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures

The Illawarra Fly Treetop walk is 1.5km return, it takes in native rain-forest along the steel walkway which features two gently swaying cantilevered arms, and a central tower raised nearly 50 metres from the forest floor. Ifly

The Illawarra Fly Zip line Tour is officially the highest zip line tour in Australia! It involves flying on a series of cable spans and suspension bridges up to 35 metres above the forest floor! The zip line tour includes access to the Treetop Walk to create a 2.5 hour experience where you can truly immerse yourself in the natural environment.

Open: 7 days 9am – 5pm – last admission 4pm. Bookings are essential for Zipline Tours.
Address: 182 Knights Hill Road, Knights Hill
Ph. 1300 362 881

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Early Start Discovery Space

The Early Start Discovery Space is an extraordinary destination for children from birth to 10 years and their families.

The Discovery Space is Australia’s only dedicated children’s museum; offering interactive, playful experiences to inspire imagination and ignite a love of learning. Come on an adventure where together children and adults explore, discover and create.Early Start

Open: Tuesday to Sunday 9am – 4pm
Address: Located on the University of Wollongong’s main campus
Ph. 02 4221 3777

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Science Space

Science Space is the only major hands-on science centre in NSW. Families can enjoy exciting science experiences like Australia’s most digitally advanced planetarium, LIVE Science Shows and more than 90 interactive exhibits to play with. Science Space
With an extensive gift shop, cafe and kiosk facilities, located on the University of Wollongong's Innovation Campus, the Science Space offers a complete visit for families with children of all ages.
These school holiday Science Space is also offering full day science day camps on a range of fun science and space topics.

Open: Daily 9am – 4pm during school holidays
Address: 60 Squires Way, North Wollongong (University of Wollongong’s Innovation campus)
Ph. 02 4286 5000

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Trees Adventure

Trees Adventure has a challenge for everyone! There is 13 flying fox experiences to enjoy that are up to 30 metres high! As well as up to 75 challenges on the exciting courses that will have you swinging, leaping, climbing and flying through the forest – while enjoying the views over the Shoalhaven Zoo and River.Trees Adventure

Open: Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday & Sunday + Public & School Holidays 9am to 5pm, Monday During School Holidays, Public Holidays and for group bookings only
Address: 23 Rock Hill Road, North Nowra
Ph. 02 4421 4830

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Symbio

If it's a wildlife experience you are after, cuddling up to a Koala or hand feeding a Kangaroo, Symbio really does get you closer!

Enjoy the many shows and demonstrations that are given throughout each day. Giving you the chance to get up close and personal to Symbio's wildlife.Symbio

Open: Daily from 10am – 5pm
Address: 7-11 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Helensburgh
Ph. 02 4294 1244

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Hangdog

Participate in an awesome sport at Hangdog. They have over a 140 different climbs on 40 ropes, offering a great range of climbs from easy to extremely challenging.Hangdog

Hangdog teaches you how to belay (hold and control the rope) your partner safely in a few minutes at the beginning of your first visit.

Open: Monday - Friday 10am - 9pm, Saturday 9am - 9pm and Sunday 9am - 7pm
Address: 130 Auburn Street
Ph: 02 4225 8369

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Hangtime

Jump yourself silly at Hangtime Trampoline Park. With over 800 square metres of bouncing space, including dodge ball courts, a foam pit, a slam dunk and performance walls for those who are after a challenge. Hangtime

Hangtime is sure to be the ultimate experience for your family and friends.

Open: Monday 10:00am - 7:30pm, Tuesday - Friday 10:00am - 9:00pm, Saturday 09:30am - 7:00pm & Sunday 09:30am - 6:00pm
Address: Unit 3, Lot 2 Drummond Street
Ph: 02 8014 9017

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Revolution Lazer

Revolution Laser Arena is the next generation in live action laser gaming. A movie set quality arena, a dedicated backstory, the latest technology & a whole lot of fun.Revolution

Open: Wednesday – Friday 4:00-9:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 9:00pm, Sunday 10:00am – 6:00pm
Address: Unit 1/lot 2 Drummond Street
Ph: 02 8014 9017

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