Top Five Family Friendly Activities

Melbourne is constantly buzzing with things to see and do- with the school holidays being no exception. Check out our top five family friendly activities to do in Melbourne – some with specifically school holiday activities in mind and others general all-round fun for everyone to enjoy!

  1. Arts Centre Melbourne

    Family Friendly Activities
    There have been a lot of great activities held at Arts Centre Melbourne this school holidays including the Class Clowns Comedy Crash Course Workshop, Now Hear This – A Live Sound Effects Workshop and Ultimate Rockstar. The fun is not over yet, with The Magic Workshop being held on the 10th & 12th of April.

  2. Aladdin The Musical 

    Family Friendly Activities
    Cited as the ‘must-see’ show of the year, Aladdin promises exhilarating choreography, show-stopping production numbers and astonishing visual effects. Located just around the corner from ibis Styles Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Aladdin is the perfect musical for people of all ages!

  3. School Holidays at the National Gallery of Victoria

    Family Friendly Activities
    The National Gallery of Victoria has produced a range of specially developed artist projects, programs and publications for children and families. Discover the creativity behind stop-motion animation and Australian car design, or learn to craft unique accessories with the makers from Melbourne’s Thread Den sewing lounge this April.

  4. Zoos Victoria

    With three great locations to choose from including Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary, Zoos Victoria definitely is on the top of our family friendly activities list. With something for everyone to enjoy, events that are happening for the month of April include:
    Family Friendly Activities
    Meet the Lion Cubs – daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo
    Hang out with the Hippos – April 1st – 17th at Werribee Open Range Zoo
    Safari Tours – daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo
    Tales from Platypus Creek – daily at Healeville Sanctuary
    Trail of the Elephants – daily at Melbourne Zoo
    Orang-utan Sanctuary – daily at Melbourne Zoo
    Wild Sea – daily at Melbourne Zoo
    Lemur Island – daily at Melbourne Zoo

  5. Eureka Skydeck

    Family Friendly Activities
    Travelling to the top of Melbourne’s tallest building is a unique experience for all the family to enjoy. The Eureka Skydeck offers 360 degree panoramic views of Melbourne that allows visitors to see all the way out to the Dandenong Ranges by day and take in the wonder of city skyline by night. Not all about the views, the Skydeck offers a great range of activities and fascinating facts to keep the little ones entertained.

Travelling to Melbourne for the Easter holidays with the family and haven’t booked accommodation? Look no further than ibis Styles Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel. With a great range of accommodation offers available all year round, we are a great budget hotel option for those who want to stay in the heart of Melbourne. Stayed with us or visited one of our top five family friendly activities? Check in with us on Facebook or Instagram! We can’t wait to hear about your experiences!