We’ve got plenty of ideas to keep you and the family busy during the school holidays. You may have thought that you’ve done everything there is to do in Melbourne, maybe you have if it involves the usual sightseeing stuff. But if you’re looking for something more interesting and a little more daring, then we have a whole tonne of experiences you’ve never done!
Check out the full range of activities and experiences in Melbourne here.
Swim with dolphins
Become at one with the ocean and go swimming with dolphins and seals. And you don’t have to travel far. Just over an hour out of the city in a seaside village of Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula is where your adventure will begin. Swim with wild bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat, explore reefs with sea dragons, view marine life and frolic with playful fur seals. This will make it a summer to remember with the kids.
This one is for the kids and the big kids alike. The Enchanted Adventure Garden offers an unforgettable tree-top climbing tour with over 50 aerial obstacles, bridges and 5 zip-lines. You no longer have to stroll through the trees, you can now all swing through them. This aerial playground is awesome fun for all the family with 50 different challenges to test your bravery, skill and balance.
Do you have teens who just love all things racing? Why not let them try something new this summer. They can hop in and take control of a unique buggy for some extreme fun on a purpose-built track! Drive through 30+ obstacles that include water crossings, jumps, staircases, tyre obstacles, 45-degree walls, hills and more. Put the pedal to the metal and enjoy some crazy buggy fun!
The ultimate school holiday activity has to be paintballing. Mum and dad can choose to sit this one out if they wish because the action is about to go down. In Melbourne, you no longer need to hide behind haybales or wooden pallets. Dingley has the most exciting game zones and best equipment in Australian paintball, get your friends together for an adrenalin-fuelled day of paintball action!Find out more here >
One for the parents
Before everyone goes back to work in the New Year, why not take some time to enjoy just the two of you. Equally thrilling and relaxing, a hot-air ballooning adventure is a romantic and unforgettable experience – especially over the beautiful city of Melbourne. Set off just before sunrise and witness the beautiful scenery below, a truly unforgettable experience.Find out more here >