Fun School Holiday Activities in Melbourne – What’s On in April
A list of fun school holiday activities in Melbourne for April 2019. What to do, where to go, family friendly events these holidays in and around Melbourne.
Fun School Holiday Activities in Melbourne – April 2019
The school holidays are approaching and you are probably thinking of ideas to keep the kids entertained for the two weeks they will be home! Well, don’t stress, there are plenty of fun school holiday activities in Melbourne.
Whether you are looking for fun activities, events, or shows, if you want to relax, or want to keep active, you have plenty of options. Here is a list of things to do and see these holidays with the kids. Just click on the links for more info!
Meet Peppa Pig at Sealife Melbourne Aquarium
These April school holidays SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium is helping Peppa Pig celebrate ‘15 Years of Muddy Puddles!! Peppa Pig activities will run through the whole month at the Melbourne Aquarium with Peppa herself making an appearance for the kiddies!
Keep a lookout for Daddy Pig, Mummy Pig, George Pig, Suzie Sheep and Rebecca Rabbit amid the regal blue tang, sea stars, flatback turtles and clownfish! Don’t forget to get your picture taken with Peppa Pig too.
SEA LIFE Melbourne Where: SEA LIFE Melbourne, Corner of King Street and Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC
Peppa Pig activities: 1 – 30 April 2019
Peppa Pig Meet and Greets: 7 – 21 April 2019 at 11am and 2pm
Celebrate the Lego Movie 2 at the LEGO Discovery Centre
Lego lovers get ready these April school holidays in Melbourne. LEGOTLAND is bringing the LEGO movie to life at Chadstone shopping centre with movie themed activities that will blow your kids mind.
Create a Systar System, go on a Scavenger Hunt, and say hello to Emmet and Wyldstyle from the LEGO Movie 2
Chadstone – The Fashion Capital, Chadstone VIC 3148
Saturday 6 April – Monday 22 April 2019
Learn about STEM and SPACE at Scienceworks and the Planetarium
Do you have a little science lover? Or one with a curious mind? Head to Scienceworks, Melbourne’s most famous Science museum and Planetarium. With a range of different exhibits for all ages, this is a really fun and educational school holiday activity in Melbourne.
For older kids 13+ make sure you check out Virtual Reality on the Moon
2 Booker Street Spotswood VIC 3015
Until 28th April 2019
The Dinosaurs are Stomping into the Melbourne Zoo’s
Head to one of the Zoo’s in Melbourne, each offering a unique experience for the kids these school holidays. See the iconic Australian animals at Healesville, walk through the rainforests of the Melbourne Zoo, or go on safari at the Werribee Open Range Zoo.
There are events all through the school holidays including the wild encounters. Check out our post on Feeding the Giraffes, and learn about the Zoorasic exhibition where the dinosaurs come to life at the Werribee Zoo.
Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary
6 April – 14 July 2019
There’s work to be done at Sovereign Hill these school holidays
These school holidays Sovereign Hill are exploring the working life of the goldfields. Relive history and discover the lost trades with a range of exclusive workshops and free events that will transport you back to the busy goldfields of Ballarat.
Pour your own Candle, make your own rope, become a blacksmith or a photogropher or lolly maker and much more.
Be amazed at The Greatest Magic Show
The Greatest Magic Show is returning once again to The Melba Spiegeltent in Collingwood as a part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival!
You can watch these performers escaping from 200m of GLAD WRAP before being covered in a bucket of slime, incredible circus artistry, and shooting a very special guest out of a cannon across the stage! these are just some of the things that make this family-friendly magic show, the GREATEST!
Plus, every single child who comes to the show will be given a free magic wand on entry… what’s not to love?!
The Melba Spiegeltent
35 Johnston Street, Collingwood
13 to 20 April 2019
Get Adventurous at the KAOS festival in Anglesea
The Kids Adventure Outdoors (KAOS) Festival is returning to Anglesea for their fifth year these April school holidays and they are searching for Australia’s next adventure superstar! Thousands of kids are set to go wild in Anglesea for a weekend full of outdoor adventure activities including surfing, paddle boarding, climbing, bushwalking, mountain bike riding, geo coaching, and much more!
The weekend kicks off Saturday morning at 9am with a full day of adventure activities, finishing up around 4.30pm. On Sunday, there will be a half day activities from 9am -12pm concluding with a special grand final ceremony and a FREE sausage sizzle. If you want you can camp too!
Various locations around Anglesea.
April Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th 2019
Go Climbing indoors or outdoors
Do you have a little monkey who needs to burn off some steam? Head to one of Melbourne’s indoor climbing centres or outdoor forest adventures! Challenge yourself to indoor climbing walls at Funtopia or even a Ninja Course at Go Climb. Head outdoors to King Lake Forest Adventures to climb in the forest or go for a mountain bike ride.
Take a day trip out of Melbourne
We have put together a list of places to get out for the day with the kids. What ever the weather, sun, clouds or rain, there are some fun and exciting ideas for you.
School Holiday Fun in Melbourne
Have we missed something? Do you know of any fun school holiday activities in Melbourne this April 2019? Let us know and we can add it to the list. Have a blast these school holidays with the kids!