F – Free
AA – All Ages
E – Exhibit
FIT – Fitness
S – Science
The Escape Hunt Experience: The Ultimate Live Escape Game
Choose from 3 different adventure stories – find clues and solve puzzles & riddles within the allotted time. Located in Fremantle. Perfect for groups. Fast-paced. Complimentary soft drink and lollies. Open every day, choose from 8 session times. Open 9:30am to 9:30pm. BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.
(08) 9336 6773
29A, 36 South Terrace, Fremantle, WA
$36 per person
Nail Art Class for Kids and Teenagers
For ages 8 and up. A way for kids and teenagers to get creative and design unique, wearable patterns. Hosted by the International Create Nail Art team. All required materials supplies. Classes run for 1 hour, taught in groups of 6. Classes run every Friday to Sunday into February. BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.
Fremantle Market, South Terrace & Henderson St, Fremantle, WA
$10 per child (1 hour sessions)
The Urban Roller Club
Old school roller skating at the Sorrento Quay boardwalk. Sessions every day from 8am to 9:30pm, running until February 5th. Wheelchair accessible. Groups welcome. Bring socks, protective gear, sunscreen, and a hat.
Sorrento Quay Boardwalk Amphitheatre, Hillarys Boat Harbour, 86 Southside Drive, Hillarys, WA
Tickets starting from $10
Tutankhamen: His Tomb and Treasures
An exhibit dedicated to ‘the boy king’, Pharaoh Tutankhamen, whose tomb is (to date) the only one found completely intact. Over 1000 objects, graphics, and movies, as well as an audio guide. Educational, exciting, entertaining. Get a glimpse of gold coffins, lavish jewelry, and stunning gilded statues. Running until January 15.
1300 134 081
Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre
Adult $31, Child/Student $19, Family $80, (plus transaction fee)
The Nostalgia Box
Australia’s first interactive video game console museum. Showcases approximately 100 consoles from the 1970’s onwards. As well as learning about the history of gaming, you can also play classics such as Pong, Space Invaders, Super Mario Bros, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Crash Bandicoot. Open Monday to Sunday 10:30am to 5pm. Disabled access. Pensioner and student discounts.
(08) 9227 7377
Shop 3, 16 Aberdeen Street, Perth
Big Wave Surfing School
With summer in full swing, now is the perfect time to learn to surf. Big Wave Surf School currently offers a 2-day school holiday course for $99, a 6-week weekend course for $199, and a 4-day school holiday course including a free Quicksilver kit for $189. Surfing season is September to May. Operating hours are Saturdays, Sundays, and school holidays from 8am to 1pm.
(08) 9758 8315
Secret Harbour Beach, Albenga Place, Secret Harbour
A combination of education, entertainment, production, and design. EdgyX runs holiday programs such as Techxploration, Robot Building Programme, Coding & Game Design, Digixploration, and Game Design Using Unity. EdgyX also does 1-day introductory programs. Each program has a different price and different dates.
(08) 9245 1603
CF11 Elite Football Academy
Players of all ages and abilities welcome. Various clinics available, starting from $35.
(08) 9300 2050
Unit 8, 115 Grand Boulevard, Joondalup, WA
Xtreme Ice Arena
Perth’s newest ice skating arena. Offers a selection of ice sports including figure skating, ice hockey, speed skating, and Xtreme bumper cars on ice. Large groups welcome. Sessions include DJ Disco, Coffee Club, Rug Rats on Ice, Bumper Cars on Ice, and School holiday skate. $16 entry, $22 entry & skate hire, $75 family pass (2 adults + 2 children), $90 family pass (2 adults + 3 children), $5 bumper cars (5 min session), spectators are free.
(08) 9344 4400
15 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka, WA
Lazer Blaze – Live Action Laser Tag
Ages 7 and up. Perfect for groups and events. Disabled access. Prices start at $11. Dress code. Three stores across Perth – Malaga, Port Kennedy, and Willetton – visit website for addresses and phone numbers. Open Monday to Thursday 2pm to 9pm, Friday 12pm to 11pm, Saturday 10am to 11pm, and Sunday 10am to 9pm. Open school holidays and public holidays 10am to 9pm.
Fremantle Markets Baby Animal Farm
Every Saturday 9am to 11am until January 28th. Chickens, ducklings, bunnies, guinea pigs, lambs, kid goats, piglets and, depending upon availability, a calf, alpaca, or miniature horse.
Fremantle Markets, cnr Henderson St and South Tce, Fremantle, WA
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium
Running from Friday 6th to Wednesday 25th January at the State Theatre Centre of WA. Presented by the Western Australian Museum and Perth Theatre Trust. Discover the prehistoric inhabitants of the planet’s oceans. Duration 50 minutes. Doors: 15 minutes prior to show start.
E (Theatre show)
Still not satisfied? Check out these sites for even more fun in Perth this January!