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When are the summer school holidays? They start on Monday 20th December 2021 to Thursday 27th January 2022, we have amazing deals listed below to keep you busy.

If you’re looking for things to do there are so many options for the kids or the whole family whether it’s adventurous activities, free activities, or indoor activities (to avoid the wet weather).

Fun School Holiday Activities

Get the kids out these school holidays with fun activities that will have them smiling from ear to ear. There is something for everyone, whether they like adventure, animals or getting in the water.

  1. Go Skydiving at Skydive Australia.
  2. Make some furry friends at Symbio Wildlife Park.
  3. Immerse yourself in nature at the Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures.
  4. Go horse riding for all abilities at Darkes Forest Riding Ranch.
  5. Get amongst the action at Jamberoo Action Park.
  6. Spot sea life in their natural habitat with Jervis Bay Wild.

Free School Holiday Activities

There are plenty of activities to enjoy without breaking the bank, check out these great options:

  1. Picnic or take you’re preferred water vessel to Lake Illawarra.
  2. Spend the day by the sea at North Gong Beach.
  3. Nan Tien Temple has so much on offer, walk around the gardens or admire the architecture.
  4. Ocean Pools provide a safe and relaxing trip to the beach, find all the ocean pools dotted along Wollongong’s coastline.
  5. Playgrounds, wildlife and so many hidden treasures to explore, Wollongong Botanic Gardens makes for a fun day out.

Indoor School Holidays Activities

It’s going to be a wet summer with La Nina declared for Australia, so we have listed some of the best indoor activities for the kids.

  1. Offering a great range of climbs at Hangdog Climbing Gym. See deals below.
  2. Jump on 2 wheels at 3Sixty Indoor Skateboard Park, it is for all ages and abilities.
  3. Early Start Discovery Space is Australia’s only dedicated children’s Museum.
  4. Visit the Science Space for an immersive experience, see the summer deals below.
  5. Try laser tag at Revolution Laser Arena, see the deals below.
  6. See how the motor vehicle has transformed over time at the Australian Motorlife Museum.
  7. Take a tour at the Steelworks with Inside Industry Tours, experience the process of steelmaking, or see it at twilight. There are many more educational or historical tours on offer from January 2022.

If you’re looking for more ideas, check out our full list of things to do.

School Holiday Deals

$40 Off Skydive Australia

$40 Off Skydive Australia

$40 Off Skydive Australia

$40 Off Skydive Australia

To celebrate all things Christmas, we’re giving an epic $40 discount on our 15,000ft tandem skydive bookings AND gift vouchers at all locations! Use the code FREEFALLGIFT at checkout. Hurry, this offer ends on 28th December 2021. 

Must use code ‘FREEFALLGIFT’ for the discount to apply. Discount is $40 off all bookings and gift vouchers only. Must book between 23/11/2021 and 28/12/2021 but can jump anytime. Gift vouchers are valid for three years from the date of purchase. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount or offer. Valid on jumps up to 15,000ft only. Not valid on monetary gift. vouchers.

20% Off Jervis Bay Wild Cruises

20% Off Jervis Bay Wild Cruises

20% Off Jervis Bay Wild Cruises

20% Off Jervis Bay Wild Cruises

Spectate bottlenose dolphins play and enjoy a boom netting ride in the crystal clear waters of Jervis Bay with 20% off the 1.5hr Dolphin Cruise + Summer Boom Netting. Use the promocode VISITGONG20.

Valid only during summer school holidays, no cancellation fee outside 24 hours.

2 For 1 Offer At Altitude 1148 Dining

2 For 1 Offer At Altitude 1148 Dining

2 For 1 Offer At Altitude 1148 Dining

2 For 1 Offer At Altitude 1148 Dining

As a special treat for the Summer Holidays Altitude 1148 will be offering two main meals for the price of one! You will find authentic traditional Indian cuisine along with, delicious seafood dishes and a modern Australian menu. We can cater to dietary requirements and are 100% halal certified.

PLEASE NOTE: Tuesday’s & Wednesday’s Lunch only, between 11.30am and 2pm. Main Meal only. Equal or lesser value meal will be free.

Visit Destination Space At The Science Space

Visit Destination Space At The Science Space

Visit Destination Space At The Science Space

Visit Destination Space At The Science Space

Come visit Science Space this Summer for DESTINATION SPACE, our January School Holiday theme. Join us from Saturday 18th December to Thursday 27th January as we rocket to the moon and have you back in time for dinner!

Special activities including Moon Catering Sphero racing, Astronaut Badge making, live science shows and more.

Hang Dog Climbing Gym Kids Challenge

Hang Dog Climbing Gym Kids Challenge

Hang Dog Climbing Gym Kids Challenge

Hang Dog Climbing Gym Kids Challenge

Complete the challenge over 1 or many visits to go in the draw to win a brand new iPad. Minor prizes are also drawn each week.

Purchase a pass online or in venue.
Includes harness hire.
Valid for all school students 16 years and under. 

$25 Deal At Revolutions Lazar Arena

$25 Deal At Revolutions Lazar Arena

$25 Deal At Revolutions Lazar Arena

$25 Deal At Revolutions Lazar Arena

The ultimate $25 Deal is BACK, which includes 3 missions + chips + drink! Use your Active Kids vouchers or just book + pay. 

Book online or in venue. Valid from the 15th December to the 28th January 2022.

Take A Steelworks Tour

Take A Steelworks Tour

Take A Steelworks Tour

Take A Steelworks Tour

The Steelworks Tours are returning in January 2022, they will be offering unique tours including Port Kembla Industry Bus Tours, inside the Steelworks, Twilight Steelworks Tours plus much more including history or educational tours. Book in your tour in time for the school holidays today!

Working Port Tour

Working Port Tour

Working Port Tour

Working Port Tour

Take a tour of the Port of Port Kembla visiting the Port’s key infrastructures such as the Coal Terminal, Grain Terminals, largest motor vehicle import hub and finishing with amazing views of the Illawarra coastline at the Visitor Centre.

Book now for 2022, groups and all ages welcome.

 

Free Kids Activities At Early Start Discovery Space

Free Kids Activities At Early Start Discovery Space

Free Kids Activities At Early Start Discovery Space

Free Kids Activities At Early Start Discovery Space

Summer School Holiday program kicks off Monday 20 December – 30 January, with all activities FREE after entry! Come and enjoy more opportunities to PLAY this holiday season. Free daily activities include all-day art, storytime and special activities such as beach yoga, percussion, scarf skills and insect investigations.

Get the Summer Play Pass – Want 4 weeks of unlimited family fun?! Get your Play Pass for only $79 for 4 weeks of unlimited access for two adults and two children! A great gift idea and perfect for family visiting during the holidays.

Now accepting Dine & Discover NSW vouchers! Bookings preferred.

Open EVERYDAY in December and January excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

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