There are lots of great activities (both free and paid) across the local Redlands Coast area.  School holidays can quickly become expensive which is why we have put together a list of our favourite  fun and affordable  school holiday activities in and around the Redlands Coast  region.

So sit back with a cuppa or wine…..and see what ideas you would like to tick off with the kids these upcoming school holidays.


Colour My Pot in Cleveland has a wide variety of classes these school holidays for the kids and adults alike.   Create a unique thank you for your teacher, make a start on your Christmas gifts, or paint something fun for yourself?  You can even create a mini Emoji pot of your choice.

Please book your seats soon to avoid disappointment as they still have limits on numbers and cannot guarantee space for walk-ins.

Colour My Pot



Planet Ballroom in Capalaba are hosting an Open Day and FREE Trial week.

Pop along and try fun Kids and Teens Classes for FREE.  Try as many Classes as you like from Street Latin, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Acro and Ballroom & Latin and so much more. Planet Ballroom is The Premier Dance Studio in The Redlands.
Register your Interest for our Open Day Saturday 19th
September 12pm – 2pm.
FREE Trial Week
Tuesday 22nd September – Ballroom/Latin Kids 4.15pm Teens 5pm
Wednesday 23rd September – Street Latin Kids 4.15pm Teens 5pm
Friday 25th September – Acro/Contemporary Kids 4.15pm Teens 5pm
Saturday 26th September – Hip Hop/Latin – PB Dance Fit – Kids 9am Teens 10am

Planet Ballroom


At Bay Island Water Sports Redlands Coast you can entertain the kids while you sit back and enjoy coffee with a view.

Located at the first beach at Raby Bay foreshore Park on Morteon Bay. You can hire a range of various on water exercise craft suitable for both the young and old or family groups. Just some of the equipment available is, stand up paddle boards, single and double kayaks, water bikes and Hobie Mirage walking on water.

Bay Island Stand Up Paddle Co



Children Ages 7-16 can attend a future marine biologist mini course with shark wrangling on Tuesday 22 September 1-3.30pm at the Shark and Ray Gardens.  What a great unique experience for the kids to have. Get ready to pat and play with a shark and a ray in water. Also water tests, shark wrangling, fun facts and feeding.


Shark and Ray Gardens

Shark and Ray Gardens


Start the holidays with a bang and GLOW Crazy at Bay Play this Friday night!
Glow in the dark face painting, games and prizes for the best dressed!
$20 per child | All ages welcome
Children must be supervised by parents/guardians at all times. Cafe opened for dinner until 6pm.
Bookings essential

Bay Play Glow Party


Redlands Council Libraries have a whole host of different activities on these school holidays to keep the little ones entertained.  Best of all they are FREE.  From creating spinners to beading there is sure to be something to please everyone.

Due to limited number bookings are essential.  Please check the What’s On Guide and make your booking.

Make your own spinner



These school holidays its WILDLIFE WEEK  and local wildlife organisations are visiting IndigiScapes to increase awareness about our incredible wildlife and the educational work being done to protect them.
Come along to learn more about our iconic koala, flying foxes, reptiles, marine life and beautiful birds, and you may even be lucky enough to get ‘hands on’ with some critters and creatures!  Visit the website for more information and times.

Wildlife Week


At Bricks 4 Kidz your kids will have heaps of fun with LEGO with workshops in Minecraft, Harry Potter and Robotics all available.  Get them off their tech devices and connecting with others and their own creativity.  Online bookings are required to secure your child’s spot. Perfect for girls & boys 5+

Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz



2 Bent Rods

Ideal for kids who don’t like traditional sports or for kids that just love to fish.
They understand attention spans can sometimes be short so they mix the program to suit everyones needs on the day.

The 2 Bent Rods Fishing School is very hands on, with the kids being shown how to do everything and then they have a go themselves.

  • Activites can include
  • Reading the Beach
  • Yabby Pumping
  • Bait Netting
  • Cast Net Throwing
  • Knot Tying
  • Different Rigs
  • Bait Fishing
  • Lure Fishing
  • Crabbing
  • Cleaning & Filleting (depending on age and ability)
  • Gear Maintenance

Kids and Families Fishing Lesson – Victoria Point – Thompsons Beach – Saturday 7.30am – 10.30 am 

2 Bent Rods

2 Bent Rods


Juggling Circus Balls

Do your kids love the circus?  Learning to juggle is fun and helps to develop gross motor skills, balance and coordination.  There is no clowning around when they learn to make these cool colourful juggling balls that they will spend hours practicing their newfound talent.

Plus other activities at the Redlands Museum please view website for timetables.  Bookings essential