With Christmas done and dusted, there’s a chance the kids might be getting a little restless at home.
If you’re looking for something to keep the young ones occupied, we’ve compiled a list of just a few of the activities they can take part in throughout Northern Tasmania during the school holidays.
Airtime 360 is the state’s first and only indoor trampoline centre.
The centre has 1300 square metres of interconnected trampolines, all surrounded by angled trampoline walls.
More information and admission prices at www.airtime360.com.au
For thrill-seeking families, the Blue Derby mountain bike trails have trails suited to kids and beginners – Adventure 1, Adventure 2, and Little Chook.
More information at www.ridebluederby.com.au
Break O’Day School Holiday Program
The program will begin in January on the East Coast.
Activities will include going to the pool, beach play, and a mini Brixhibition event.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Tanya at Building Blocks on 0400 002 116.
Flinders School Holiday Program
The program will include activities such as surf school, a golf day, and the Parks and Wildlife Discovery Ranger Program.
For more information, visit www.flinders.tas.gov.au
George Town Community Hub
The community hub’s holiday program will include craft workshops, cooking, and gardening.
For more information on booking and available activities, visit the George Town Council’s Facebook page.
For thrillseekers a little closer to Launceston, visit the Hollybank Forest Reserve.
The reserve is well-known for its picnic areas, walks, and mountain bike trails.
You can also visit the Hollybank Treetops Adventure for zip lines, rope courses, and segways.
More information available at www.treetopsadventure.com.au
Launceston Aquatic Centre
Have a splash at the aquatic centre, with indoor and outdoor pools, a diving board, waterslide, and inflatables.
For more information and admission prices, visit www.launceston.tas.gov.au
Libraries Tasmania is holding free activities for children across the school holidays.
The sessions include craft, reading, and learning, and will take place at libraries throughout the state.
Visit www.libraries.tas.gov.au for more information and to book.
Meander Valley School Holiday Program
Meander Valley School Holiday Program will take place in January, featuring activities such as mountain biking, cooking, caving, and beauty and inner strength day.
For information, visit www.meander.tas.gov.au.
Music in the Park
Live music performances from local acts, a jumping castle, and free train rides will take place as part of Music in the Park this summer.
For more information, visit www.launceston.tas.gov.au.
The PCYC’s January holiday program is jam-packed with activities for kids of all ages.
Activities range from trampoline and gymnastics to indoor archery tag and taiko drumming.
For more information visit www.pcyclaunceston.org.au
Visit Penny Royal for a plethora of kids activities, including The Dark Ride, cliff adventures, rock climbing, water screen, and gold and gemstone mining.
For information and prices, visit www.pennyroyallaunceston.com.au
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
QVMAG’s school holiday program is available in January, called Seriously Fun Science.
For more information about the program or to book, visit www.qvmag.tas.gov.au.
Summer Discovery Ranger Program
The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service will host Discovery Ranger days throughout the state.
The program involves a wide range of activities including live snake and lizard shows, Aboriginal cultural stories and workshops, and fishcare activities.
For more information, such as dates and locations, visit www.parks.tas.gov.au.
Tasmanian Wool Centre
The Tasmanian Wool Centre will be holding kids summer activities in January.
Children will have an opportunity to felt with wool, create a monster, or play croquet.
For more information, visit the Tasmanian Wool Centre Facebook page.
Riverside’s Tasmania Zoo is more to more than 100 rare, exotic, and native species of animal.
Information, such as animal feeding times and admission prices, can be found at www.tasmaniazoo.com.au
West Tamar School Holiday Program
The West Tamar School Holiday program is open to all young residents aged between 10 and 16.
Activities will include filming at the Beaconsfield Skate Park, swimming at the Riverside Pool, archery, fishing, and going to the beach.
For more information and to book, visit www.wtc.tas.gov.au