Looking for things to do in Brisbane with the kids these school holidays?
Entertaining your kids on any budget is easy in Brisbane! Check out some of these family friendly and fun ideas, best of all some of them are free!
The historic landmark offers FREE guided tours of the Clock Towers every 15 minutes from 10:15am to 4:45pm. The tour is on a first come first served basis, head to level 3 for a ticket. The clock tower is 92 metres high, with an observation platform at 76metres.
Spend the day outdoors enjoying the glorious 16 hectares of wide open spaces that are perfect for exploration, walking and relaxing with a picnic. The kids will love the 2 playgrounds with loads of interactive fun to discover. The park offers FREE entry.
This inner city man made beach is awesome for swimming, and water play. It’s patrolled by lifeguards (check for times) and even has it’s own Surf Club! Oh and did we mention it’s FREE?!
Spend the day roaming the 56 hectare botanic gardens then check out the lookout where you’ll get the perfect city view – great for photo and Instagram opportunities! Entry to the attraction is FREE.
Hop on this FREE Brisbane ferry service and cruise the Brisbane River between 6am and midnight with services departing every 30 mins. You’ll travel along the Brisbane River, stopping at North Quay, South Bank 3, Maritime Museum, Thornton Street, Eagle Street Pier, Holman Street, Dockside and Sydney Street terminals.
Located in South Bank this museum features science, culture & natural history exhibits specific to the Queensland region. Many of the exhibits are FREE Check with the museum for more details. Be sure to check out Sciencentre!
South Bank CinePlex
City Botanic Gardens
Shopping Queen Street Mall
Wheel of Brisbane
Queensland Maritime Museum
Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
Catch a show at QPAC – Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Day trips –
Workshops Rail Museum in Ipswich
Theme Parks on the Gold Coast
Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast
You’ll also find loads of great dining options for the whole family in and around Fortitude Valley and Brisbane!
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