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Keep the Kids Entertained in St Ives

Tackling school holidays can sometimes feel like a never-ending quest to keep the kiddos entertained. But we've got your back! 

Keeping kids busy with flying fox

Check out these awesome school holiday activities – and they’re all nearby, so you can have a blast without going too far from home. 

The School Holidays are an extremely busy time of the year, so, to avoid disappointment, we recommend booking your activities well in advance. 

Ways to Keep Kids Busy in St Ives

Plaster Fun House

St Ives Village | Jan 2nd - 31st 2024

Get creative with the Plaster Fun House these school holidays. Affordable fun for all ages, upstairs on Level 2 opposite the concierge.

Chemistry Workshops

St Ives Village | Jan 22nd - 24th, 2024

Do you have a budding scientist in the family? In this fun and educational workshop, kids can dress up in lab coats to create a mix of experiments and watch the ‘magic’ of transforming things on the spot! $10 + Booking fee (includes free Kids Gelato from Mrs Jones the Baker). Session times 10am, 11am

Keeping children busy at the zoo

Survival Skills

Wildflower Gardens | Jan 2nd,  8th, 19th, 24th

Everyone loves being out in the great Australian bush, but would you know what to do when something went wrong? Bring your kids to this fun and educational session teaching bush safety and survival skills.

High Ropes Course

Tree Tops Adventure | Mon - Sun, 9am - 5pm

Is your little one a little on the ‘adventurous’ side? Head up to St Ives Showground to play on over 95 aerial obstacles and more than 10 ziplines! Rope suspensions range between 1-5 metres above the ground so there’s something for everyone aged 3 and over.


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