Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Family Days out - Perth and surrounds

I am going to do some posts on my blog about where to dine with kids, and one with where families can go out together. Mainly because I keep losing my list, so I need someone easier to find it :p
So, here is Family Days out in Perth (a couple are kids entertainment/holiday occupiers)

The Maze
Perth Museum
Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm
Whiteman Park
Coventry Square markets
Piney Lakes
Mandurah Dolphin Tours
Fremantle Arts Centre
Lake Leschenaultia
Landsdale Farm School
Pioneer Park in Mount Helena
Noble Falls
Walyunga National Park
John Forrest National Park

Gloucester Park
"Gloucester Park in East Perth fires up on Friday nights with harness racing and offers a free creche for three to 13-year olds with toys, activities and movies from 6.15pm-10.15pm (phone (08) 9325 6662 to reserve a place). There are three restaurants overlooking the track and over summer there's children's entertainment in the form of bouncy castles, rides and face painting. The free red CAT bus will take you to the main gate on Nelson Crescent and admission is $10 for adults, $5 for concessions and accompanied under-16s enter free."


Other things to do with kids in and around Perth are
Rotary Park in Wanneroo
Maylands Water Park 
Naturaliste Marine Discovery Centre in Hillarys
Wildkidz in Wangara
Go Bananas in Joondalup
Playground at Hillarys Boat Harbour
Landsdale Farm School
Lotterywest Playground in Kings Park (
Kings Park Wetlands (
Perth Zoo
Lagoon at Yanchep
Whiteman Park
Neil Hawkins Park in Joondalup
Mundaring Weir
Volcano Park in Belmont
Tomato Lake in Kewdale (Playground and kiosk)
Heathcote Reserve in Applecross
Mighty Jungle in Morley
The State Library
Perth Museum
Art Gallery
Maritime Museum (Freo)
Fremantle Museum
Cohunu Wildlife Park (

Some links as well to other resources for Perth

I also recommend going to the Kalamunda Markets (
They also have a farmers market on Sundays (

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