Things to do in Melbourne with kids

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Melbourne
Kids over 10 (and adults too!) can experience their first time on flight deck, as well as "flying" their own Boeing airliner!
Melbourne
This cinema offers the usual modern programming, but is especially welcoming of young children, plus the Bean Bag Cinema seating allows fidgety children to sit more comfortably.
Kino Cinemas
(0 KMs)
Melbourne
Offers the usual comforts, concessions and modern programming, but is especially welcoming of children, in particular during their babies' sessions which are also great for young children.
Galatic Circus
(0 KMs)
Southbank
Comprises arcade games, ticket and prize games, indoor laser skirmish, state of the art tenpin bowling plus over 200 indoor carnival attractions.
Melbourne
Climbing tuition and experiences from age 8, over 11 to belay. Bouldering and all height climbing routes available.
Melbourne
Split into four zones: Antartic, Weird and Wonderful, River to Reef and Sharks Alive. Fish feeds and dive presentations daily.
East Melbourne
Australia's largest collection of fire fighting memorabilia offers over 20,000 related items and vintage appliances, plus visit the restoration workshops.
Melbourne
The glowing 18 hole miniature golf course is in an atmospheric and climate controlled environment, with holes themed around Australia's icons. Suitable for all ages.
Carlton
Featuring varying exhibitions, a permanent gallery for kids, an aboriginal centre and an Imax theatre.
Docklands
Includes an inflatable jumping castle, a gun and cannon foam ball arena, huge climbing structure and slides. Plus dedicated toddlers' zone and great themed party rooms.
Docklands
There are two rinks here plus the avalanche ice tubing thrill ride which comes with admission. Free beginners' lessons, sit on skate aids and family fun sessions.
Abbotsford
Bouldering only specialist climbing gym with no lower age limit. 4m high walls with fully pad-matted floor, offering sharp intense climbs, slow beginner skill builders and everything in between.
Melbourne Zoo
(3 KMs)
Parkville
300 species to visit in this family zoo, plus the new interactive adventure playground featuring close up live exhibits of it's own.
Melbourne
Kids can take part in seasonal farm jobs, plus looking for eggs, milking the cow, and visiting with the animals. Tractor rides, pony rides, BBQs and themed activities seasonally available.
South Yarra
This cinema offers the usual modern comforts and programming, but is especially welcoming of children, in particular during their babies' sessions which are also great for young children.
Day Dreamers
(5 KMs)
Windsor
Multi level adventure main frame, toddlers' play and preschoolers' activities, plus State-of-the art massive jumping slide; Purpose-built push car racetrack; Movie Time beanbag Lounge and Storytime and Reading area.
Northcote
Get lost in their large climbing area, bounce around in the jumping castle, explore the tunnels, zoom down the giant drop slide, zip along the flying fox or have fun in the large ball area, all within sight of the cafe. Toddlers get smaller versions ...
Luna Park
(6 KMs)
St Kilda
They have rides and attractions for the whole family, from their beautiful Carousel and Ferris Wheel to a whole lot of the more thrilling variety, plus a 100 year old roller coaster and plenty of skill games to beat dad at!
Hawthorn
Offers several multi level playframes for varying ages with loads of features, plus rides (included in price!), dress up, jumping castle and more.
Spotswood
Immersive trip into the night sky via high resolution images within the dome, plus stargazer training and varying exhibits.
Dizzys Castle
(6 KMs)
Maribyrnong
Featuring trampoline room, 3 level adventure play frame 7 slides, 2 ball pits and kiddy maze with funny mirrors, and 9 hole Glow-in-the-Dark Minigolf!
Kidz Zone
(6 KMs)
Coburg
Multi level indoor adventure play with oodles of classic features plus trampolines, jumping castle and the biggest toddler area in the region!
Highpoint Imax
(8 KMs)
Maribyrnong
An Imax experience is a special one for children, which offers the usual comforts, concessions and modern programming combined with the now familiar super screen.
Williamstown
Award winning adventure soft play with multi level climbing maze with loads of features, plus inflatable slide, jumping castle and a contender for best toddler area ever!
West Footscray
Multi level nautically themed adventure soft play with twin astro slides, super slide, flying fox and many more interactive obstacles, plus really big toddler area featuring mini play structure, soft mats, ball pool, their own jumping castle and toy...
Balwyn
This cinema offers the usual modern comforts and programming, but is especially welcoming of children, in particular during their babies' sessions which are also great for young children.
Village Drive In
(10 KMs)
Coburg
Allows the kids all the fidgeting and whispering they want in the privacy of your car while enjoying a choice of family programming on the big outdoor screen.
Little Creatures
(10 KMs)
Balwyn
They have an extensive dress up range to accompany the role play areas in which you can run a florists, use the small climbing frame with slide as your superhero base or pirate ship, be a homemaker or take over the corner shop! Relax and watch the ki...
Brighton
This cinema offers the usual modern comforts and programming, but is especially welcoming of children, in particular during their babies' sessions which are also great for young children.
Reservoir
Featuring a very clean multi level multi color adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features and padded equipment one expects from modern softplay from balls and slides to tunnels and bridges while they race and chase to the top! E...
Brighton
This cinema offers the usual modern comforts and programming, but is especially welcoming of children, in particular during their babies' sessions which are also great for young children.
Sunshine
Jungle themed adventure play with multi level adventure play maze packed full of classic features from slides to balls and beyond! Dedicated toddler and younger zone available too.
Altona North
Boasting the tallest indoor wall in the Southern Hemisphere, plus bouldering, training aids, lead climbing and more.
Vmax Doncaster
(14 KMs)
Doncaster
A Vmax Auditorium experience is a special one for children, which offers the usual comforts, concessions and modern programming combined with the now familiar super screen.
Ace Karts
(14 KMs)
Albion
Kart options include Super, Modified and Rookie, the latter being available for over 6s and running at a maximum 40km/h on their 700m outdoor track.
Fantasy World
(14 KMs)
Thomastown
This attractions include a miniature train which takes kids and adults on an exciting journey through the volcano on Pirate Island! You'll also find a range of kiddie rides, a nostalgic carousel, a huge inflatable jumping slide, an adventure playgrou...
Jump n Jiggle
(16 KMs)
Westmeadows
Facilities here include a giant 3 level play structure with tunnel slides, obstacle course, ball pit and rope bridge; super fast race slide; trampolines and a large seperate toddler area with slide, soft play area and toys.
Playdays
(16 KMs)
Sandringham
Especially for pre schoolers, they feature softplay obstacle course and climbing tower.
Sidetracked
(16 KMs)
Oakleigh South
Offers laser tag, dodgem cars, tenpin bowling and miniature golf course, plus go karting track allowing passengers in the double seater from 4 years.
Oakleigh South
Public open skate sessions are regularly available, with some speciality sessions set aside and lessons available in several skate types. Free skater support frames available for kids.
Cheltenham
Indoor play features include a Climbing Activity Wall; Ball Pit; Slides; Adventure Walk; Playhouse; Jumping Castle; interactive games and some honest to goodness ENORMOUS slides!
Playdays
(18 KMs)
Doncaster East
Especially for pre schoolers, they feature softplay obstacle course and climbing tower.
Nunawading
Climbing tuition and experiences from age 4, over 11 to belay. Bouldering and all height climbing routes available.
Epping
Toddlers have a ball lagoon, floating ball play and their own jumping castle, while older kids can rampage through the huge multi level adventure play frame packed with modern features.
Vmax Southland
(19 KMs)
Cheltenham
A Vmax Auditorium experience is a special one for children, which offers the usual comforts, concessions and modern programming combined with the now familiar super screen.
Laverton
Classic family friendly roller skating, get some exercise and build some skills together.
Epping
Open to pre school children this facility offers climbing tower, slides, ball play and rollercoaster track plus special zones for the even smaller ones.
Junglemania
(19 KMs)
Taylors Lakes
Age zoned indoor adventure play including a 3 level adventure play frame, Jumping castle, redemption machines, a mini carousel, ride-on machines, and kiddy cars. They also offer a paved and grassed outdoor area, with extensive seating and an entirely...
Epping
Multi level indoor adventure play frame plus new giant supa-slide and jumping castle, multi-level maze with slides, and great separate toddler area.
Extreme Air
(21 KMs)
Taylors Lakes
Are you ready for the newest and latest craze? We are pleased to announce the opening of Melbourne’s new adventure park, Extreme Air Adventure.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Melbourne with kids

1

Chuckles Childrens Play and Party Centre

(11 Km)Indoor Play in Reservoir

2

Galatic Circus

(1 Km)Theme Parks in Southbank

3

The Jungle Bungle

(12 Km)Indoor Play in Sunshine

4

Collingwood Childrens Farm

(4 Km)Zoos in Melbourne

5

Eco Playscape

(29 Km)Indoor Play in Ferntree Gully

6

Fantasy World

(14 Km)Indoor Play in Thomastown

7

Bumblebeez Indoor Playcentre

(29 Km)Indoor Play in Werribee

8

Clowning Around Play Centre

(6 Km)Indoor Play in Northcote

9

Melbourne Zoo

(3 Km)Zoos in Parkville

10

Luna Park

(6 Km)Theme Parks in St Kilda

Fun places to visit in Melbourne with kids

Victoria is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Victoria's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Victoria with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

There are so many fun things to do with kids in Victoria - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best places to go with children in VIC