Things to do in Western Australia with kids

Those living in the incredibly large Western Australia, they have a saying: “West is Best!”. Western Australia is vast, and sparse -...

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Thrill rides, family rides and attractions for those young adventures at this fun Perth theme park!

Close up observational exhibits of over 200 reptiles and an additional 50 species.

Daily tours and self-guided visits that offer fun animal encounters, from dingoes, cassowaries, wallabies, kangaroos, and of course..CROCS!

A diverse animal collection comprising about 170 species in naturalistic habitats. At more than 100-years-old, it is a West Australian icon!

Sharks, stingrays and turtles in Australia’s largest walk through aquarium. Plus the DANGERzone exhibit featuring Western Australia’s most dangerous marine life!

Features include Eco Cruise, Interaction Zone, discovery pool, several aquariums, 360 degree 3D digital dolphinarium, Eco Cruise and opportunities to swim with wild dolphins.

Over 100 species to get hands on contact with, plus walk through aviary and nocturnal tours.

For all the nature lovers in the family, Geraldton has a beautiful wildlife sanctuary for injured animals. Lovely for the whole family.

Family suitable activities include bird walks, information nights, night stalks and wildlife excursions. There are living and static displays of ecology, an observation deck and a raised viewing boardwalk plus an activities room.

Over 200 species are on display in this family owned but highly esteemed park, with highly interactive activities and animal feeding sessions.

Features a 50m and a leisure indoor pool, along with a deep pool and waterslide plus fun inflatable sessions.

Much more than a water park on Rottnest Island, with huge inflatables and water fun right on the ocean with this floating water park!

A floating water park filled with family activities in Western Australia, with inflatables, slides, climbers and more!

A tribute to Australian Aviation comprising a selection of relevant displays, exhibits, models and information panels.

Kids of all ages can explore the exhibits and programs covering the unique natural and social history of the Western Australian region at this great Albany museum.

This nationally significant collection of 24,000 items is reflective of Western Australian childhood in all its diversity.

Visit the past at this Albany centre that honours the Anzacs of the First World War.

A fascinating museum showcasing the rich history, heritage and hardships of the city's mining past, with Western Australia's largest collection of gold bars!

Recognised as the foremost maritime archaeology museum in the southern hemisphere, these haunting relics are bound to get the kids' imaginations going!

Showcases an extensive array of art in a historically significant site, and provides activities specifically designed for children.

offer 4 separate formal exhibition spaces with a varying selection of high quality displays covering a diverse stimulating range of topics. There are also community art areas and function facilities plus classes and workshops.

These unique galleries house iconic vessels from WA's maritime history, from yachts to submarines, full of exciting stories of the sea.

Multi level jungle themed climbing maze featuring fast slides and all the favourites, plus toddler area and Playstation zone with Band Hero stage.

Mega slides, kids' rides and climbing equipment plus ball blaster, ride on trains, dodgems and heaps more!

Featuring an especially large number of impressive slides, plus multi level climbing maze, toddler zone and play vehicles.

Multi storey indoor adventure playground with modern and classic softplay features like slides and balls; plus dedicated toddler zone.

3 level climbing maze with side toddler zone, car track, bounce house, inflatable sports games, electronic gaming and free use arcade.

Multi level play frame with huge slides, toddler zone, bounce houses and kids' electric racing cars on track.

Multi level adventure climbing maze with obstacles and fun features to exercise and entertain the kids. Dedicated toddler zone, birthday parties and more.

Wholesome, thrilling, exercise oriented play in a giant obstacle course around the building, designed for a 360 degree view of the course from the cafe.

Crafts, role play and climbing frame for under 4s, multi level modern climbing maze for under 10s, and glow in the dark laser tag for over 6s.

Multi level adventure play frame with modern features including racing slide, plus dedicated toddler zone and their own entertainment.

Multi level indoor adventure playground including 3 super fast slides, plus toddler zone, bounce castle and race route.

Huge 3 level climbing maze for bigger kids, Active Town with mini vehicles and buildings for smaller ones, and a soft toy area for toddlers and crawlers.

Mega slides, kids' rides and climbing equipment plus ball blaster, ride on trains, dodgems and heaps more!

Playful kids can enjoy one of the largest purpose built indoor play areas in the entire country! Kids - it's time to go bananas!

Climbing tuition and experiences from age 5, over 12 to belay. Bouldering and all height climbing routes available.

Classic family friendly roller skating, get some exercise and build some skills together.

Classic family friendly roller skating, get some exercise and build some skills together.

Classic family friendly roller skating, get some exercise and build some skills together.

Classic family friendly roller skating, get some exercise and build some skills together.

Australia's only skate rink AND velodrome.

Public open skate sessions are regularly available, with some speciality sessions set aside and lessons available in several skate types. Support frames available for beginners.

Classic fun family exercise, with the added bonus of Ice Bumper Cars sessions.

Specialise in non competitive self training gymnastics for 3 to 12 year olds with state of the art equipment, plus trampolining, adventure playground and huge inflatables.

Public open skate sessions are regularly available, with some speciality sessions set aside and lessons available in several skate types.

Offers 5 man made lakes on which one may use the ski jump and 4 slalom courses, or go tubing and wake boarding.

Try your hand at Indoor Rock Climbing, Abseiling or Bouldering and enjoy led activities and programs. Welcomes all ages.

Offers a supportive and comprehensively equipped environment in which to learn or develop climbing skills, includes bouldering area and beginner routes.

Perth's largest climbing centre welcoming absolute beginners upwards; must be over 13 to belay.

Climbing tuition and experiences from age 6, over 13 to belay. Bouldering and all height climbing routes available.

A great many climbing routes are available including several beginner runs and a bouldering area for over 5s.

Experience the excitement of walking 40 metres high through the canopy of the tingle forest and enjoy the majestic views to core wilderness areas.

Kids can run headlong back in time, to follow the footprints of giant dinosaurs, and discover ancient fossils, plus enjoy several playgrounds, elevated walks and more.

Great playground, animal sanctuary, miniature Bavarian Castle and a century old rotunda for BBQs and picnics.

Rugged peaks, sheltered gullies, unique flora and fauna and stark cliff faces can all be found at this incredible national park in Western Australia!

Utterly isolated but awe inspiring deep bush experience, with loads of local wildlife, it's a genuine old fashioned family adventure.

260 hectares of parkland reserve with cultural, natural and historical attractions for kids to explore!

Natural playground formed from raw bush setting for traditional dirty play: hidden thickets, a creek, lookouts, a cubby building area, upside-down trees and a wetland with towering tree hide!

offers a shallow entry beach with beachside adventure playground and grassed area with sun shelters. There are often dolphins to be seen here just offshore so it's worth taking binolculars as well as buckets and spades.

Home of a large adventure playground suited to under 10s, with big climbs and slides, flying fox and more plus pre schooler area.

30km west of Albany lies an incredible national park with beaches, fishing, sheer cliffs and forest to explore.

Visit one of the most spectacular and largest wind farms in the entire country, with amazing views of the ocean too!

Large, shaded adventure playground plus rife with natural wildlife, particularly the white swans, for whom there is an observational enclosure.

This entertaining commentary encompasses 38 different sites in and around the city centre so the family can explore at it's own pace.

Australia's largest gold mine with stunning views, huge dump trucks and intriguing modern mining machinery.

Includes full commentary from a coach captain on many aspects of the Island's unique history, environment, heritage and wildlife, as well as up-to-date information on activities.

Unforgettable Aboriginal Tours experiencing the land and culture of the Noongar, learning about traditions, dance, song, foraging, and even camping.

Glass bottom boat, high speed adventure cruises and sea kayak tours to see wild dolphins, sea lions and the ruggedly spectacular islands depart daily. They also offer the chance to swim with wild dolphins!

Amazing ocean tours, with glass bottom boats, manta ray interactions, reef dives and of course those iconic whale sharks, in Ningaloo Reef, WA.

A unique representation of the country's railway history with displays from heavy freight V class steam locomotives to tiny 20 inch gauge mine versions.

Flying fun in Perth with Flight Experience! Kids over 10 can experience the flight deck for the first time, as they soar over incredible sights in a realistic flight simulator... A family day out with a difference!

Offers an indoor track for over 10s as drivers with some passenger kart available for younger kids to join in.

Travel back in time and experience rail travel as it used to be, with tours on steam trains and forest trains - Western Australian family rail fun!

Miniature railway with several locomotives running between two stations.

A surreal underground experience like no other, jaw dropping views and home to one of the longest straw stalactites to be found in any tourist cave.

Amazing underground experiences with stunning formations, and interpretive displays great for learning!

Re-live history with this unique combination of activities, exhibitions and demonstrations, enabling families to experience the history of the mint, and Australia!

Historically maintained 1850s homestead and stables, plus walking and driving trails, kangaroos and emus, and a big adventure playground.

Kids can explore the 19th century gaol cells and warder's quarters at this historic Gaol Museum, with guided and night tours available too!

Offers tourists fascinating displays on the famous Swan Bells and the ancient art of bell ringing, as well as stunning 360 degree views of Perth city skyline; you can even have a go at bell ringing yourself in one of their interactive demonstrations!

Visit the oldest farm in Western Australia, and see what life was like in the 1800s for those who lived there!

Guided tours provide an insight into convict life and the legends of escape, plus explore the tunnels 20 feet below the prison floor!

Explore a replica of the historic 1826 Big Amity ship that sailed from Sydney, and into Western Australia with the very first settlers!

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.

Award winning puppet theatre with varied programming, plus enormous puppet display and School of Puppetry workshops.

Enormous outdoor climbing structure, toddler sand play and pedal cars, mini golf, trampolines, euro bungee and arcade.

offers a large number of hands on science and physics discoveries for kids, plus a 1km Solar System Walk with quiz.

A rural educational resource with animals, stables, orchard and herb garden plus sun safe playground.

Rides and amusements suitable for all ages including a fair few suited to toddlers, but without cutting down on the bigger fun. Plus miniature golf course and plenty of amenities.

As Western Australia's leading science education institution, this unique centre offers interactive science experiences for people of all ages to enjoy. They positively encourage visitors to touch, switch, climb, crank, twist, turn, ponder and explor....

Two mini golf courses of differing lengths with obstacles plus landscaped floral gardens with water features.

A selection of mazes, animal encounters, mini and disc golf plus playground.

Australia's largest FREE playground boasts features for every age group, from huge climb towers and flying foxes down to ride on animals and kiddie swings!

This playground caters for all of the family and incorporates numerous methods of play including water play, flying play, sand play, theme play and a toddler playground.

18 hole Supagolf course with oversize clubs and balls, or Adventure Putt mini golf, all with beautiful landscaping, bunkers and water traps.

Features include rock climbing, high ropes, wacky putt mini golf, trampolines, plus Jungle Mountain climbing tower and Kiddeez Zone rides. - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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