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School Holidays

Local Parents Directory highlighting school holiday events and activities for kids in the Wollongong / Illawarra area.

Get organised these school holidays, choose your activities, fun things to do and holiday clubs from the list below.

Trees Adventure Nowra Park - KidZip is on these school holidays for energetic explorers!

Open 7 days a week during school holidays

Tuesday - Friday 10am to 5pm. Saturday - Sunday 9am to 5pm

Ages: From 4 years +
Cost: General tickets are from $25. KidZip sessions are $55, on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9:30am of the school holidays.
Venue: Trees Adventure Nowra Park
Australia’s First Cliff Edge Experience! Only 1 hour from Wollongong, Trees Adventure Nowra Park is an exhilarating 2 Hour experience with 2m low easy courses up to 25m high insane ones! Soar through the trees on flying foxes and thrilling aerial challenges!
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3D Printing School Holiday Workshops designed just for kids! LEGO, puzzles, constructions sets and more!

Tuesday 9 July & and Tuesday 16 July, 2019.

9.30am - 3.30pm

Ages: 6 - 13 years of age
Cost: $75 per child
Venue: Upward Manufacturing
Looking for a school holiday activity for your budding genius? Kids will have a blast with a range of interactive activities including 3D printing, 3D drawing, puzzles, modular LEGO and construction sets.
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Beachside Ice Skating - Novotel Wollongong Northbeach

6 - 21 July, 2019

Sessions start from 10am, with the last session at 7pm all week.

Ages: From 2 years of age +
Cost: $10 - $55
Venue: Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
Winter is coming to the beach with an open-air genuine ice skating experience on our rooftop terrace this July!
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Creative Kidz Workshop at Zig Zag Hub - create, explore, imagine the world around you!

Monday 8 July & Tuesday 9 July, 2019

9am - 3pm

Ages: 7 - 12 years of age
Cost: $49 per child
Venue: Zig Zag Hub
Let your children explore their entrepreneurial, creative side in our July School Holiday Workshops!
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My Forest Adventure at Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures!

1 - 31 July, 2019

Open daily 9am – 5pm. Last entry 4pm

Ages: All ages!
Cost: Included in price of admission. Adults from $22.50. Children from $13.50. Zipline Tour (includes Treetop Walk): Adults from $60. Children from $36 (book online and save!).
Venue: Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures
We look forward to seeing you amongst the trees for your Illawarra Fly adventure today!
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Winter comes alive in the City these July School Holidays!

6 - 21 July, 2019

11am - 3pm daily

Ages: Perfect for children aged 3 -15 years.
Cost: This is a free event and no bookings are required.
Venue: Ground Level, Gateway Building (Next to Lorna Jane)
Our interactive and immersive Light Playground is a mesmerising, engaging, interactive drop-in area for children and families!
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Sydney FC Wollongong Holiday Clinic. Action-packed holiday soccer FUN!

16 - 18 July, 2019

9am - 3pm each day. Registration will be at 8.30am on Tuesday 16 July, 2019.

Ages: 5 - 13 year old boys & girls
Cost: Cost includes Sydney FC Training Shirt, Shorts, Socks & Hat
Venue: Ian McLellan Park
Fitness AND fun at Sydney FC Holiday Clinics
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Carmel & Co Gymnastics - Gym 4 Fun Holiday Program. Tramp and Bungee and our new Ninja warrior program!

8 - 19 July, 2019

Full day, morning & afternoon sessions

Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: From $30 for morning or afternoon session.
Venue: Carmel & Co Gymnastics
Starting from $30, we have half and full day options with a variety of themes and activities, from Mini Olympics and Pit Relays! Don’t forget to book your spot soon to avoid missing out, especially for our ever popular Tramp & Bungee day!
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Science Space - Destination Space. Calling all junior astronauts! Have a blast these school holidays at our full day Space Camps.

Space Camps: Week 2 of School Holidays 15 July – 19 July. Extended opening hours during the school holidays: 9am - 4pm

Ages: Space Camps (for ages 6-12 years)
Cost: Science Camps: standard price $89 /per day
Venue: Science Space
This year during the School Holidays visit Science Space! Internationally-recognised, Science Space is the largest hands-on science centre in NSW!
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Pinot and Picasso Wollongong's first ever art class for kiddies these July School Holidays!

Thursday 11 July, 2019

12pm - 2pm

Ages: 8 - 16 years of age
Cost: $39 per child. Includes your very own canvas to take home Apron and brush hire PLUS all materials needed to complete your very own masterpiece!
Venue: Pinot & Picasso
School Holidays is fast approaching and we're excited to announce Pinot and Picasso Wollongong's first ever art class for kiddies!
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The X Trial Australian Championship - action-packed, edge of your seat experience for the whole family!

Saturday 27 July, 2019


Ages: A great event for all ages.
Cost: Kids tickets from $15, adults from $35 and a family of 4 from $79.
Venue: WIN Entertainment Centre
Bring the whole family out to WIN Entertainment Centre for The Australian X Trial Championship on Saturday 27 July. It is the ultimate motorcycle competition with 8 riders competing to be the winner. A 3-hour action packed showcase which guarantees and edge of your seat experience.
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Gravity Gymnastics - burn some energy and keep ACTIVE with our July School Holiday Program!

8 - 19 July, 2019

Full & half day sessions available

Ages: 3 years+
Cost: From $20!
Venue: Gravity Gymnastics
Get the kids out of the house and keep them active!
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Circus Monoxide - July School Holiday Program is NOW OPEN! Circus tricks, movement & creativity for kids!

8 - 19 July, 2019

From 8.30am to 5pm

Ages: 5 - 13 years of age
Cost: Full day on any or several days - $85. 5 day week $350
Venue: Circus Monoxide
If you want to tumble, fly, do amazing tricks and have fun at the circus, book a spot in our holiday program!
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CIY.Club - Minecraft, Game Coding and more these School Holidays! Claim your Creative Kids Rebate.

8 - 12 July, 2019

9am - 3pm

Ages: 7-17 years
Cost: Claim your Creative Kids Rebate!
Venue: Across Wollongong
Includes popular Game Coding Camps - kids will learn awesome skills and will LOVE this holiday club!
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Fun-damentals July School Holiday Program - find out why kids AND parents cannot get enough of this super popular program!

Dates TBC - stay tuned!

8am - 6pm

Ages: Primary School Age
Cost: Basic Rate $50 (eligible for CCR & CCB). Sibling discounts.
Venue: Lindsay Park Primary School
Fun Games, Sports, Arts and Crafts, Creative Arts for all skill and age levels!
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Gardens in Space - Wollongong Botanic Garden July School Holiday Program

8 - 12 July, 2019

10am - 1pm daily

Ages: Activities are suitable for children aged 5 to 10 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost: $13 per child. $24 for family of two or more children. Entry into the Garden is free.
Venue: Wollongong Botanic Garden
Get your spaceships ready for a trip to the Gardens of the Galaxy this July!
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Hangdog Climbing Gym - Unlimited Climbing with our Family Pass! PLUS Kids Learn to Climb Classes

8 - 22 July, 2019

Refer website for schedule.

Ages: From 4 years
Cost: Mega-value July School Holiday Deals!
Venue: Hangdog Climbing Gym
Mega-value July School Holiday Deals!
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Hangtime Trampoline Park - $10 Jumps all day, every day! Friday Nights = Disco Hangtime!

8 - 22 July, 2019

Ages: 2 years +
Cost: Mega-value July School Holiday Deals!
Venue: Hangtime Trampoline Park
Mega-value July School Holiday Deals!
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July School Holiday FUN with creative exploration at Merrigong Creativity Camp & The Surfer and the Mermaid!

15 - 19 July

9am - 3pm

Ages: 5 - 13 years
Cost: 5 day camp: $290 per child*. *20% discount for additional siblings or when booking all three camps. Cost includes a ticket to see the scheduled school holiday kids’ show with the group.
Venue: Wollongong Town Hall - Main Auditorium
Merrigong Creativity Camp is back these school holidays!
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Kids' Uni July Vacation Care Program - with daily themes and special activities, boredom isn't on the menu!

8 - 22 July, 2019

8am - 6pm

Ages: 5 - 12 years
Cost: $72 per day. CCB & CCR approved.
Venue: Innovation Campus - UOW
Jam packed with fun activities, theme days & excursions to entertain the children!
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Revolution Laser Arena Holiday Special: $15 for two hours of laser tag! And Glow Laser Disco is BACK!

8 - 22 July, 2019

Refer website for schedule

Ages: 5 years +
Cost: Mega-value July School Holiday Deals!
Venue: Revolution Laser Arena
Mega-value July School Holiday Deals!
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Shellharbour Tenpin Bowl - let the good times roll with our school holiday game & lunch deals!

Open every day of the holidays!

Ages: All ages!
Cost: Early Bird (9am - 11am): 2 games $12. 11am - 6pm: 1 game $10 / 2 games $16. KIds Lunch special available also!
Venue: Shellharbour Tenpin Bowl
Hours of fun and family-friendly enjoyment the School Holidays without breaking the bank! What better way to spend the day then by having fun bowling!
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