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What are typical summer holiday activities?

The best summer holiday activities are a matter of opinion but, for many people, when the weather’s good spending time outside is hard to beat. Thankfully, we have thousands of activities, so no matter what your idea of a good adventure is, there’s every chance we’ll have an experience to suit you. 

Summer is great time to make the most of the great outdoors and one of the best ways to do that is on the water. Stay cool and try your hand at activities like kayaking, surfing or stand up paddle boarding. All come with the added bonus of keeping you active!

Sometimes you just want to get out and explore. We have sightseeing cruises and tours of all kinds taking in the some of the country’s most scenic and exciting areas. From a boat cruise on world famous Sydney Harbour to Segway tours around Uluru. 

For an extra level of thrill, how about making this the summer you tick a few things off your bucket list? Our ever-popular jet boat rides, jet ski tours and jet pack and fly board lessons may help with that! Prefer your adventures on dry land? We have everything from horse riding and quad biking to bridge climbs and abseiling. 

Prefer aerial adventures? The sky’s the limit! The better weather makes this time of year ideal for skydiving, helicopter rides, hot air balloon rides and even aerobatic flights. Our flights take in urban areas, vineyards and stunning landscapes around Australia, giving you a whole new perspective on life! These are experiences you’ll remember forever. 

How to plan summer holiday activities?

You’re in the right place to plan fun summer holiday activities, whether home or away. You can browse the full range to find experiences that suit you, or narrow down your search by geographical location, experience type and price. Work these in to your holiday itinerary or just keep them close to hand for those weekends when you just want to get off the sofa and do something different. 

It’s always worth keeping an eye on what’s new on the Adrenaline website, as we’re always adding the latest and greatest experiences around the country. There are a range of fun activities across the country and for all budgets, including plenty that give you chance to see some of the very best sights. 

To help you find the best summer holiday activities we created our Holiday Adventure Finder. All you need to do is select your location, budget and share a few of your interests, and we’ll present you with a selection of experiences to suit. It’s an amazing way to see what’s on offer and could inspire you to try a fun activity you’d never even thought about before. 

What are the best activities during summer holidays for kids?

If it’s fun with the little ones you’re seeking, look no further than Adrenaline Kids, home of the best family friendly activities around Australia. You can organise experiences by age range too, so it’s easy to just see activities that are suitable for everyone in your family. 

When you’ve exhausted some of the usual options, like strolling through the Botanical Gardens or taking them to the local park, you need to take things to the next level. So, it’s never a bad idea to have options of fun things to do with kids during the summer school holidays or a dull weekend. 

A great money saving options for families can be multi-passes. For example, if you’re based in Sydney, or planning a visit to the harbour city, you can grab a week’s worth of fun with the Sydney Unlimited Attractions Pass. This is valid for seven days and gives you entry to awesome attractions like SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Taronga Zoo, Madame Tussauds, Sydney Tower Eye, Manly Bike Tours and more. You don’t have to commit to a full week of fun, there are five attractions passes (with three months validity) and unlimited passes for three days too. 

Only got time to visit one? No problem, we offer single tickets for many of the best things to do and attractions across the country too. 

What are the best family friendly activities?

Looking for a fun family activity? A trip to a theme park or attraction is a sure way to keep everyone entertained. The Gold Coast has plenty of those. Ever popular options you may like are the 3 day, 7 day and 14 day passes to Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World and Wet’n’Wild Gold Coast. These give you access to more than 80 thrilling rides, shows and attractions across three theme parks, so there’s plenty to enjoy. We also offer Dreamworld and WhiteWater World passes and much more. 

Of course, it’s not just Gold Coast that offer theme park fun, Sydney’s Luna Park is always a great day out, as is Sunshine Coast’s Aussie World. 

Or how about a trip to an aquarium, zoo or animal attraction? These are a great way to see some of Australia’s most famous native animals, as well as those from around the world. We have options Australia wide, from Gold Coast to Sydney, Perth to Adelaide. 

The truth is, there are all kinds of things you can enjoy as a family, from BridgeClimb Sydney to snorkelling and quad biking to go karting. Just check the product details to make sure your family meets any restrictions that may be in place. 

What are good summer holiday activities for toddlers?

Struggling to find fun summer holiday activities that are also suitable for toddlers? Adrenaline Kids can help with some seriously adventurous experiences. We’re not kidding! For example, did you know you little ones aged three and up can take part in indoor skydiving? It’s true. With expert instruction and guidance they can experience the rush of freefall in state-of-the-art iFly wind tunnels. No matter your age, this is an experience we think everyone should try at least once. It’s also a great activity whatever the weather! 

There are iFly locations in Sydney, Perth, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Melbourne, so why not book in for a truly unique family day out that’s sure to live long in the memory. Other great activities to do with toddlers include sightseeing cruises, animal attractions and even some high rope and zipline adventures.