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Melbourne Zoo

Kids are free on weekends, VIC public holidays & VIC school holidays Come to Melbourne Zoo for a great day out with your friends and family. Come on the...

Melbourne’s vast list of activities and things to do includes plenty of opportunities for kids. You’ll find many zoos & wildlife parks, activity centers, museums and theme parks.

Top children’s fun attractions in and around the city include the Melbourne Zoo, the Melbourne museum, Eureka Tower 88 and Luna Park.

Kids Activities, Things To Do & Attractions Melbourne


Bring your kids to the Melbourne Zoo for a chance to get upclose and personal with many of the native and rare exotic animals you’ve only seen in books. Enjoy watching the exciting native animals, popular mammal species, reptiles and birds during your visit. The zoo features more than 250 species of animals, birds and wildlife within a naturally landscaped setting.

Whether it is summer or winter, kids will love the different theme parks and indoor fun centres. The city is home to many indoor and outdoor theme parks that offer mini-coasters, rides, kid-friendly arcade games and activity options.

If you have kids and teens in your group, then take to the zip-line and ropes adventure park in the majestic Dandenong Ranges.


Melbourne Zoo

Parkville, VIC

Kids are free on weekends, VIC public holidays & VIC school holidays Come to Melbourne Zoo for a great day out with your friends and family. Come on the weekend or during Victorian school holidays as...

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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Kids are free on weekends, VIC public holidays & VIC school holidays The Werribee Open Range Zoo is a must visit location on your next trip to Melbourne. This beautiful zoo is located next to the Werribee Park...

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Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Melbourne, VIC

The Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is a unique aquarium that is home to thousands of aquatic animals and marine creatures from all over the world. Whilst holidaying in Melbourne, stop by this famous attraction and check...

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Melbourne Star

Docklands, VIC
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Eureka Skydeck 88

Southbank, VIC

Experience breathtaking views of Melbourne’s skyline like never before and visit the highest viewing platform at Eureka Skydeck 88. At this renowned observation desk, you’ll experience awe-inspiring 360 degree...

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Melbourne Museum

Carlton, VIC

At the Melbourne Museum, you’ll get an opportunity to explore the real history of Victoria. The museum showcases everything about the state; including its natural environment, cultural history, local communities...

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Old Melbourne Gaol

Melbourne, VIC

At the Old Melbourne Gaol, you’ll get an opportunity to explore a real 19th century prison – the oldest prison of the city. This historic site was once a part of Melbourne’s law and order system and is home...

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Luna Park

St Kilda, VIC

Luna Park in Melbourne is also considered as the oldest family amusement venue. The park offers a diverse array of things to do, you will surely find something suitable and enjoyable for you and your family here.

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Sovereign Hill

Ballarat, VIC

Sovereign Hill is an amazing open air museum located in Ballarat, just 90 minutes north of Melbourne. Go back to 1851 and learn what it was like to live in Victoria during one of the most important events in Australian...

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Scienceworks

Spotswood, VIC

Melbourne’s list of attractions offers many options for youngsters; choices ranging from family-friendly fun parks to educational attractions like Scienceworks. This science museum and planetarium is a must visit...

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Melbourne Attraction Pass

For those looking to see a range of attractions during your time in Melbourne, you should purchase a Melbourne Attraction Pass. The Melbourne Attraction Pass is the best way to get a discount on admission to all the...

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ACMI

Melbourne, VIC

Art enthusiasts often find Melbourne’s cultural and art scene very fascinating. This is probably because the city’s vibrant cultural scene offers a range of top-class galleries, cutting-edge performance art centres and...

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IMAX Melbourne

Carlton South, VIC

IMAX theatres are commonly found all over the world, however, Melbourne’s is certainly something new and unique. This impressive theatre houses one of the world’s biggest screens, state-of-the-art sound and a...

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Funfields Amusement Park

Funfields Amusement Park

Whittlesea, VIC

Fun awaits at Funfields Amusement Park located in Whittlesea, Victoria. One of Australia’s popular theme parks, Funfields is a fun day out for the whole family. The park is located just just 40kms from Melbourne...

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Kryal Castle

Leigh Creek, VIC
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Kryal Castle is the only medieval park of its kind in Australia – it is a land of mythical adventure that regales you with tales of knights and wizards from medieval times. Kryal Castle has a number of fun attractions...

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Adventure Park Geelong

Adventure Park Geelong

Wallington, VIC

Located just 50kms south-west of Melbourne, Adventure Park Geelong is the biggest theme park in Victoria. The park has numerous rides and attractions, making it ideal locations for visitors to spend a hot summers day...

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Collingwood Children’s Farm

Collingwood Children’s Farm offers a charming country experience for city dwellers in Melbourne and is a must-visit for travellers to Melbourne. Located just 5 kilometers away from Melbourne lies an expansive 17...

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Ballarat Wildlife Park

Ballarat Central, VIC
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A trip to Ballarat Wildlife Park offers you the most exciting experience with some of the country’s most unique animals and a range of exotic reptiles. Established in 1985, the family business has since grown to be one...

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Caribbean Gardens

Caribbean Gardens and Market

Scoresby, VIC

Melbourne’s metro setting also features some excellent shopping centres, local markets and esplanades. Caribbean Gardens has been a prime market and entertainment venue since 1965. Whether you love shopping or just want...

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Enchanted Adventure Garden

Arthurs Seat, VIC

The Enchanted Adventure Garden is a wonderful family-friendly attraction located 1 hour south-west of Melbourne in an area known as Arthurs Seat. At the Enchanted Adventure Garden, you will find a maze, zip lining, tube...

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Otway Fly

Weeaproinah, VIC

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures gives visitors the experience of a lifetime with exhilarating adventures through a stunning natural rainforest. You get the best of both worlds when you visit Otway Fly because it gives you...

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Escape Rooms


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Try something adventurous and unique by attending an Escape Room experience in Melbourne. These activities are great fun for a group of family or friends where you put your skills to the test to try and escape a room by...

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Gravity Zone

Seaford, VIC

Gravity Zone is a fun indoor trampoline and activity centre which offers heaps of things to do with your friends and family. With activities including laser tag, free jumping, bungy zone, ball pits, dodgeball and a slam...

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St Kilda Beach

St. Kilda, VIC

Melbourne’s most famous St Kilda beach is just a number of kilometres from the city. Those driving from the CBD will just have to drive a short 6km to reach this expansive sandy beach; offers a vibrant promenade and...

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Myuna Farm

Myuna Farm is a public community farm located in Doveton, just 40 minutes south-east of the CBD and right next to the large suburb of Dandenong. A great way to spend a day in the outdoors with your family, Myuna Farm...

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Gumbuya Park

Tynong, VIC

Gumbuya Park is a nature amusement park located in the area of Tynong; located south-east of Melbourne. This park features a beautiful natural oasis; featuring water rides, a toboggan slide, paddle boats, mini-golf and...

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Glow Golf Docklands

GlowGolf Docklands

Harbour Town, VIC

GlowGolf Docklands is undoubtedly one of the best family outings in Melbourne. This beautifully maintained mini golf course not only offers great game play, but also provides a unique glow-in-the-dark experience. This...

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Albert Park

Albert Park

Albert Park, VIC

Melbourne’s pulsating Central Business District is also close by to a tranquil public park known as ‘Albert Park’ – nestled only 3km from the heart of the city. The 225 hectares of lush parkland offers...

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Fairy Park

Anakie, VIC

The Fairy Park at Anakie is a great place to take your kids for a fun day of fairytales and adventure. The park is located just one hour west from Melbourne. There are three main areas inside the park including...

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Fitzroy Gardens

East Melbourne, VIC

Fitzroy Gardens is not only valued for their aesthetic, architectural and historic significance, but also for their unique setting and many attractions. At the Fitzroy Gardens, there is plenty to see and do. Some of the...

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Latitude Melbourne

Heidelberg West, VIC

Latitude Melbourne is the country’s first trampoline and climbing park of its kind, and this can only mean one thing – gravity defying adventure abounds! The park is home to more than 100 trampolines, all interconnected...

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Birrarung Marr

Melbourne, VIC

Birrarung Marr is another newly established park close to the Melbourne CBD – nestled on the northern banks of the Yarra River that adjoins Federation Square. Birrarung Marr was opened to the public back in 2002...

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Jells Park

Jells Park

Wheelers Hill, VIC

Jells Park is a natural oasis that features an array of native and exotic plants and a wide variety of wildlife. This beautiful nature park is nestled on the scenic Dandenong Creek, and the lush parkland is home to some...

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Rush HQ

Rowville, VIC

Rush HQ (formerly known as Jump Factory) is a great place to take your kids as it is jam packed full of activities that they will love! With six fun worlds where kids can play and wear themselves out, Rush HQ is your...

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Chesterfield Farm

Scoresby, VIC

Chesterfield Farm is a children’s farm located in Scoresby and is the perfect way to spend a day out with your family. Open daily, Chesterfield Farm has a huge range of activities which can be enjoyed by your...

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Bundoora Park Childrens Farm

Bundoora, VIC

The Bundoora Park Childrens Farm is a great place for kids and adults to get up close with some beautiful Australian animals, as well as pet and feed farm animals. Located just 15kms from the Melbourne CBD, the Bundoora...

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Flip Out

FlipOut Trampoline Arena

Derrimut, VIC

FlipOut Trampoline Arena is a great place to take your kids when they need to expend some energy in a fun and safe way! Adrenaline junkies love the wall-to-wall trampolines that provide more than enough space to bounce...

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Polly Woodside

Melbourne, VIC
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Polly Woodside is a preserved iron-hulled sailing vessel; originally built in Belfast and launched in 1885. The presence of Polly Woodside is a central feature of the South Wharf area. William J. Woodside was the...

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Princes Park

Princes Park

Carlton North, VIC

Princes Park is one of Melbourne’s best recreational grounds and parklands – stretching for nearly two kilometres in the suburb of Parkville and is quite close to the city CBD. For many years, Princes Park has...

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Brimbank Park

Brimbank Park

Keilor East, VIC

Melbourne’s Brimbank Park is a great family destination for weekends; located along the scenic Maribyrnong Valley. Guests will be pleased to know that this lush and leafy park is home to grassy outdoor areas, picnic...

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Carlton Gardens

Carlton, VIC

Melbourne’s Carlton Gardens were designed back in the 1880’s, with the original plans set out for the Melbourne International Exhibition held in that year. Later, the city council declared the gardens and the...

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Edinburgh Gardens

Fitzroy North, VIC

Edinburgh Gardens is a hugely popular park located in Fitzroy North and is a favourite spot for locals to enjoy a picnic or BBQ on the weekend. Established in 1862, the beautiful gardens have been well maintained and...

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Flagstaff Gardens

Flagstaff Gardens

West Melbourne, VIC

Flagstaff Gardens is another popular park in Melbourne. As one of the oldest parks in the CBD, these beautifully maintained gardens have been a part of Melbourne since its establishment in 1862. As Flagstaff Gardens is...

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Jump Deck Trampoline Centre

Knoxfield, VIC

Jump Deck Trampoline Centre brings to you the best of the play centres in Melbourne by combining an indoor playground with a trampoline centre for engergetic kids. If you are located in the south-east of Melbourne, then...

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Tunzafun

Tunzafun

Docklands, VIC

Tunzafun offers hours of family-friendly entertainment; featuring an amazing range of coin-operated games and attractions for kids and adults alike.

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Elwood Beach

Elwood Beach

Elwood, VIC

Elwood Beach may not be the best beach in Melbourne, but it’s certainly one of the most popular family-friendly destinations – located just a short drive from the CBD. Once you reach Elwood, just take the...

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Fawkner Park

Fawkner Park

South Yarra, VIC

Melbourne’s lush Fawkner Park welcomes visitors of all ages to explore its 41 acres of lush parkland. This verdant park was opened to public back in 1862, and on the day of its inauguration, this beautiful park was...

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Ruffey Lake Park

Templestowe, VIC

Melbourne is home to some of the most delightful public parks and Ruffey Lake Park is one of the most popular parks north-east of the city. Located in Templestowe, the park’s convenient location makes it a favourite for...

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St Kilda Adventure Playground

St Kilda, VIC

The St Kilda Adventure Playground is a massive outdoor playground located in St. Kilda and is a great place to bring your kids for a fun day in the outdoors! With a huge range of obstacles and climbing structures to...

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Yarra Bend Park

Yarra Bend Park

Fairfield, VIC

Just outside Melbourne’s CBD, you will find a huge natural bushland known as Yarra Bend Park. This beautiful area is only 4kms from the city and boasts a lush setting that includes steep terrains, pathways and acres of...

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Hardrock

Melbourne, VIC

Hardrock is an indoor rock climbing venue in the city that offers an ultimate climbing experience to everyone.

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Leisurelink Aquatic & Recreation Centre

Grovedale, VIC

Leisurelink Aquatic & Recreation Centre is a large health, fitness and swimming centre located in Geelong, just 1 hour south-west of the Melbourne CBD. The centre is home to diverse facilities including a pool, gym...

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Tennis World

Melbourne, VIC

Tennis World is a world class tennis centre located in Melbourne which offers training facilities for professional tennis players during the Australian Open. The centre manages two different facilities: Albert Reserve...

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Wyncity Point Cook

Point Cook, VIC

Wyncity Point Cook is a world-class venue wholly dedicated to entertainment, a complex where the fun never ends! With bowling facilities, glow mini golf and laser tags, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Wyncity...

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Albert Park Lake

Albert Park Lake

Albert Park, VIC

Located in the leafy and green suburb of Albert Park, you’ll find Albert Park Lake. This gorgeous and beautifully maintained lake is one of the Melbourne’s top rowing, walking and weekend picnic spots – just...

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Jump Central

Moorabbin, VIC

Jump Central is an indoor trampoline park that brings together fitness enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies for great fun in Moorabbin. It is the perfect place for slam-dunking, flipping and tumbling all while getting to...

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National Sports Museum

National Sports Museum

Melbourne, VIC

All sports fans are welcome to explore the National Sports Museum in Melbourne for a once-in-a-lifetime tour. This famous museum is located beside the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). This welcoming museum...

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Play Central

Port Melbourne, VIC

Play Central is an amazing play centre located in Port Melbourne and is a fun indoor play venue for kids of all ages. Play Central offers a wide range of activities for kids to enjoy within a safe space. Whenever you...

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RAAF Museum

RAAF Museum

Melbourne, VIC

The RAAF Museum (or the Royal Australian Air Force Museum) is one of the most renowned air force museums in the world; located on the site of RAAF Williams Point Cook Base in Victoria. The museum is known for its world...

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Royal Park

Royal Park

Parkville, VIC

Royal Park is stretched over 181 hectares, which makes it the largest inner-city park in Melbourne – located just 4kms from the northern end of the Melbourne CBD. Those driving to the park should drive north from...

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Riverside

Ascot Vale, VIC

Riverside is a multipurpose venue that offers a golf course, driving range, tennis and netball courts to those living in the suburb of Ascot Vale. Come along with a group of friends and enjoy a day in the outdoors, as...

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Wattle Park

Burwood, VIC

Wattle Park is a large parkland located in the suburban town of Burwood, just 18kms south-east from the Melbourne CBD. The park is home to hundreds of wattle trees, sporting venues, alongside historic buildings and...

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ArtPlay

Melbourne, VIC

ArtPlay is a place where children from 0-12 years can come to explore their creativity and express their imagination in a fun and safe environment. Workshops and presentations are run all throughout the year as well as...

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Coburg Lake

Coburg North, VIC

Coburg Lake Reserve is a popular recreational location nestled in the residential suburb of Coburg, just 12kms north of the Melbourne CBD. Come down with a picnic and watch the ducks and swans float on the lake, take...

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Jump Crazy Trampoline Park

Pakenham, VIC

If you are looking for a place where you can jump, flip and tumble alongside other enthusiasts, then Jump Crazy Trampoline Park is the place to be. Start off at the Jump Deck which boasts more than 100 trampolines. This...

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Living Legends

Greenvale , VIC

Living Legends is a home of rest for retired race horses and tucked away in the beautiful Woodlands Historic Park in Greenvale. Some of the notable champion race horses here include winners of the Melbourne Cup...

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Queens Park

Moonee Ponds, VIC

Moonee Ponds is home to some beautiful parklands including Queens Park which sits along Mount Alexander Road. There is a rose garden, sunken garden, bowling club and swimming pool located here and it is also a great...

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234 Fun Galore

Braybrook, VIC

234 Fun Galore is one of Melbourne’s largest indoor entertainment centres with plenty of attractions designed for the whole family. Key attractions at the park include Go Karts, Laser Tag, Adventure Playground...

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Ace Space

Chirnside Park, VIC

Ace Space is an indoor play and party centre that offers kids fun play sessions while their parents and guardians sit back and relax over a cup of coffee. Your kids will be able to interact with other children as they...

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Kidz City

Keilor East, VIC

Kidz City is the perfect place for the kids to have fun as you relax and unwind. With a wide range of play equipment, there is no shortage of great adventures to keep the kids entertained. Best of all, the play centre...

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Point Cook Coastal Park

Point Cook Coastal Park

Point Cook, VIC

The Point Cook Coastal Park is your gateway to a beautiful natural area just outside of Melbourne. It features a dynamic landscape with abundant birdlife, a sandy foreshore, a historic bluestone homestead and a marine...

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Altona Miniature Railway

The Altona Miniature Railway is a premier miniature railway open to the general public to enjoy and is located just 14kms west of Melbourne CBD. This miniature railway in Altona features everything you would expect in a...

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Airborn Indoor Trampoline Park

Roxburgh Park, VIC

Airborn Indoor Trampoline Park is a fantastic place to bring your kids for a day of fun and fitness in this wonderful indoor centre. This trampoline park is one of a kind in Melbourne, and offers one of the most unique...

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Bounce Inc Glen Iris

Glen Iris, VIC

Bounce Inc Glen Iris is the Melbourne’s most iconic indoor trampoline park and is located in Glen Iris in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Bounce Inc is regarded as one of the best indoor play centres in...

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Kidz Digz Indoor Play Centre & Café

Hoppers Crossing, VIC
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Kidz Digz Indoor Play Centre & Café is an award winning play centre, and a leading enterprise in the playcentre industry in Australia. Not only is it the largest centre in the west, Kidz Digz is also home to...

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Playtime Crown

Southbank, VIC

To delight kids of all ages, Melbourne offers something fun for kids of all ages. Playtime Crown (previously known as Galactic Circus) is an interactive theme park and is the largest indoor entertainment complex in the...

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Tumbles Playhouse

Williamstown North, VIC

Tumbles Playhouse is an amazing play centre located in Williamstown and is a fun indoor play venue for kids of all ages. Tumbles Playhouse offers a wide range of activities for kids to enjoy within a safe space...

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Zip Lining

Take a tour to a fun high ropes course and zip lining adventure which is a must-visit activity for all adventure lovers visiting Melbourne. There are a number of zip lining courses available around Melbourne including...

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Animal Land Children’s Farm

Animal Land Children’s Farm located at Diggers Rest just 30kms from Melbourne is a delightful farm experience for the whole family. Visiting Victoria and wondering where to take the kids for a day out? This Animal...

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