1.The Capricorn Caves – Come and discover a dry rain forest & ancient limestone caves! This school holidays The Capricorn Caves are offering free entry for local kids on the Cathedral tour. The tours run hourly on the hour & there is no need to book. Take the kids on an adventure then dine in at the kiosk
2.Botanical Gardens Events – Rockhampton regional council have a range of events for children to participate in the Botanical gardens these school holidays. All events are free to participate in & is a great opportunity to get creative!
You can see all the events on Facebook –> https://www.facebook.com/pg/RockhamptonRegionalCouncil/events/
3.Yeppoon beachfront – With this warmer whether & summer approaching it’s a great opportunity to enjoy Yeppoon beachfront. Splash about in the wet area, or take your scooters & ride down the paths, then enjoy lunch at one of the cafes.
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4.Paper bead making – The Livingston Council have a school holiday workshop on Thursday 28th September
Join the Recycled Paper Bead Jewellery School Holiday Workshop with environmental artist Amber Countryman from Recycled Repurposed Remade.
Using pre-used recycled papers, your child will be shown how to cut to shape and roll the paper into various shaped beads. The finished beads will then be threaded onto pre-used string and discarded elastic to make individual necklaces and bracelets. Earrings can also be created and embellished with wire wrapping.
5. Rockhampton Zoo – This is always a favourite! Enjoy a walk around the zoo. One handy tip is to go at the feeding time & make you way around the zoo following the handlers as they feed the animals (kids loves the interaction!)
Feed times are daily as follows:
Bird Flight Aviary 2.45pm
Koala talk 3.:20pm
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6. Flip out trampolines Rockhampton – Kids will love to burn off all that extra energy they usually burn off running around at school at Flip out trampolines! Its literally wall to wall trampolines for the kids to bounce around & go crazy. They are also offering a holiday special 2 hours for $20 (normally$26) Check out their FB page for all the details –> https://www.facebook.com/flipoutrocky/
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7. Mt Archer walking tracks & lookouts – Take a drive up to Mt Archer & enjoy a leisurely stroll & magnificent views over Rockhampton. There are 4 different walks ranging from 400 meters to 14kms. With BBQs & picnic tables it’s a lovely spot for a picnic. You can see the Department of national parks website for specifics about the walking tracks –> https://www.npsr.qld.gov.au/parks/mount-archer/about.html
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8.Learn To Surf – What a great idea for something fun while learning a valuable life skill at the same time! Kids will love getting into the water these school holidays & learning how to surf. Everything is provided for in the pricing, so no need to buy a surfboard or even a rash shirt (thats included). Check out the website for specifics
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