Family Fun

Melbourne Family Fun Activities for Everyone

Melbourne has an abundance of family friendly activities from interactive museums and kids' festivals to exhilarating outdoor adventures and wildlife parks.

O'Brien Group Arena

Throw on some skates and fly around the rink at one of the biggest ice venues in the southern hemisphere. Improve your skating skills with free beginners lessons on weekends and school holidays or join the party with Retro Glow Friday and Glow Top 40 Saturday complete with ice dancing, games and great music!

Where- 105 Pearl River Rd, Docklands
Cost- Adult $26.00, Children $22.00
Phone-  1300 756 699
Getting There-  Vehicle, 5 minute drive

Galactic Circus

Galactic Circus is Australia's largest indoor interactive theme park. Offering guests hundreds of carnival favourites, prize redemption games, the only indoor laser skirmish arena in the city, 20 state of the art bowling lanes, motion rides and the latest high-tech attractions, this exciting venue is the only one of its kind in the Southern hemisphere. Add to this fully costumed staff, circus favourite's fairy floss and popcorn, it is the perfect day out for kids of all ages!

Where- 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
Phone-  03 8646 4142
Getting There-  Tram

Visitors out the front of Scienceworks


Become involved in the world of science, designed to teach children how the world works form the motion of their bicycle to the movement of our planets. Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.

Where- 2 Booker St, Sportswood
When-  Daily 10:00am-4:00pm
Cost- Adult $14.00, Children Free
Phone-  03 9392 4800
Getting There-  Vehicle, 20 minute drive






Auscarts is a state of the art indoor karting venue and entertainment complex just five minutes from the heart of Melbourne's city centre. Start your engines and get ready to race!

Where- 50 Salmon St, Port Melbourne
Cost- 15min $45.00, 45min $105.00
Phone- 03 9646 6015



tractor ride

Collingwood Childrens Farm

Animal Land Children's Farm was originally established in 1985 with a goal provide children with a wonderful place to learn about farm animals.

Where- 18 St Heliers St Abbotsford
When- 7 days, 09:00am- 05:00pm
Cost- Adults $10.00, Children $5.00, Family $20.00
Phone- 03 9417 5806
Getting there- 10 minute walk from Collingwood station



Zebra's at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Join a wildlife safari, Melbourne style, and spot rhinos, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras and monkeys as they roam freely through the grounds of the zoo.

Where-  K Rd, Werribee
When-  9am-5pm, 7 days
Cost-  Adult $31.60, Child $15.80 (4-15 yrs), Family $58.00
Phone-  (03) 9731 9600
Getting There-  Vehicle, 40 minute drive
*Private Tours Available



Seahorse - Seahorse Pier

Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Dive deep to discover life beneath the Southern Ocean; walk under tunnels filled with sharks and rays, or ride a simulated underwater rollercoaster.

Where- Corner of Flinders and King St, Melbourne
When- 9:30am-6:00pm, 7 days
Cost- Adult $40.50, Child $26.00 Family $133.00 (2 adults, 2 children)
10% discount at concierge



Eureka Skydeck

Eureka Skydeck 88

Teeter on The Edge, a switchable glass cube that slides you out from the building's 88th floor for unsurpassed views of Melbourne and far beyond.

Where- 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank
When- 10am-10pm, 7 days
Cost- Adult $18.50, Child $10.00, Family $42.00
10% discount at concierge
Phone- 03 9693 8888



tiger at Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo

Enliven your zoo visit with up-close Wild Encounters tours, groove in summer to the 'Zoo Twilights' music performances, or just gawp at new arrivals.


Where-  Elliott Ave, Parkville
When-  9am-5pm, 7 days
Cost-  Adult $31.60, Child $15.80
Phone-  03 9285 9300
Getting There-  Tram number 55, Williams St Upfield Train, Royal Park Station


Polly Woodside

Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story

Launched in Belfast in 1885, the Polly Woodside sailed 1. 5 million kilometres around the globe. Located in the heart of Melbourne's South Wharf.

Where- 2a Clarendon St, Southbank
When- Daily 09:30am- 05:30pm
Cost- Adults $16.00, Children $9.50
Phone- 03 9699 9760

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