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Fun kids activities and fun things to do for the family in Melbourne Victoria, including plenty of educational interactive displays.
During the School holidays many of the attractions also offer special activities for kids.
Melbourne and Surrounds: Events and Festivals.
Traditional hedge maze - great afternoon of fun for the whole family, with the main maze and other kids activities. Basically a fun afternoon. With a small detour, on the way to the lovely wilderness and wildlife of Phillip Island. The maze is just outside of the little seaside town of Shoreham, Western Port Bay.
Location: Red Hill - Shoreham Road, Shoreham
Phone (03) 9989-8387
Numerous bike paths meander along places like the Yarra River and Port Phillip Bay. It is possible to hire bicycles at a number of mobile rental outlets along the route for the day.
Healesville Sanctuary has a wide variety of Australian Fauna and flora. Overseas visitors and Australian visitors alike find the Healesville sanctuary offers a wonderful relaxing day out. Explore the Sanctuary, set in the lush bush land of Healesville on the Badger creek, home to one of Australia’s most loved and most secretive animals, the platypus. Discover emus, kangaroos, echidnas, koalas, possums and many other Australian animals in a natural and peaceful setting.
How to Get There: Badger Creek Road, Healesville. Follow signs.
Located at Badger Creek Road, Healesville
Phone (03) 1902 240 592
Fun and hands on activities 4 children and adults alike. With numerous displays that will interest those that are not surfers as well as surfers. The museum even offers tips on some of the best surf locations in Victoria. This is a museum that most families will enjoy, where parents do not have to worry about their children breaking something.
Location at Beach Road, Torquay
10am to 4pm
Phone 03 5261 4606
The Royal Melbourne Zoo has a large range of Australian and exotic animals, beautiful gardens and an educational experience to all its visitors young and old. Popular Meet the Keeper sessions (wombats, seals, pelicans, penguins) teach children about the animals. Take the twilight tour for better view of the nocturnal animals, in fact, you could easily spend a full day exploring the Royal Melbourne Zoo.
How to Get There: Tram 55,56,or 68
Located at Elliot Avenue Parkville
Phone (03) 9285-9300
The South Yarra Fun Factory is equipped with Daytona racing machines, assorted pinball, shooting and skills test games, pool tables, a rollerblade rink and “dodge-em” cars. One of the largest indoor amusement centers to be found in the city.
How to Get There: Train to South Yarra Station
Located at 257 Toorak Road, South Yarra
Phone (03) 9826-8276
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