School holiday ideas

Wherever you live we've found some of the most exciting things to do with your kids this school holiday. And as a special bonus, you can earn quadruple Qantas Points^ on all activities until 31 December 2016!

Experiences to keep the whole family entertained

Book with Qantas Activities and Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn 4 Qantas Point per A$1 spent until 31 December 2016**

New South Wales

Sydney is a family classic, with shopping or pampering for mums, sports for dads and aquariums, wildlife, science, museums, ships, magic, adventure and more for the kids. With its bustling streets, international sights and sparkling harbour, Sydney has plenty to keep you and your family entertained. Take a ferry, visit the attractions of Darling Harbour or get down to the beaches for an unforgettable family holiday. 

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Sydney Harbour Sunset Cruise

Experience the stunning Sydney sunset and waterways by boat. From $79* per person.

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Taronga Zoo

Spend the day exploring the zoo with a view.  From $46* per person.

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Sea Life Aquarium

See the amazing sea life at Australia's number one attraction. From $36* per person.

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Everyone can unwind in Melbourne. With great restaurants, blockbuster galleries and enough sport to keep your kids going all day, it's the family break that everyone will enjoy. Get dad to take the kids down to see the Little Penguins on Phillip Island while mum takes time out for a spot of Melbourne's famous shopping.

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Street Art Walking Tour of Melbourne

Tour Melbourne's hidden lane-ways and see the amazing street art. From $45* per person.

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Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

A fun way to take in the amazing views of Melbourne. From $35* per person.

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Phillip Island Penguin Day Tour

Visit stunning Phillip Island and see penguins, koalas and kangaroos. From $160* per person.

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Western Australia

Your kids will love the friendly city of Perth with its beautiful uncrowded beaches and laidback culture. Surf, swim, snorkel or sail, and don't miss Rottnest Island.

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Wave Rock, Wildflowers and Aboriginal Cultural Tour

Aboriginal culture, natural beauty and geological landmarks. From $215* per person.

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Rottnest Island Tour

Catch the ferry to experience the beauty of Rottnest Island and see the cute quokkas. From $135* per person.

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Perth Zoo

Cruise the Swan River, see the sights of Perth and stop at the zoo for a fun day out. From $66* per person.

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South Australia

Home to acclaimed restaurants, beautiful surroundings and world renowned festivals and events. Adelaide is an easy city break for families. Taste some of Australia's best produce at the farmers' markets, cruise the Murray River or explore Adelaide Zoo.

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Surf School Middleton Beach

Learn to surf at this family friendly surf school. From $55* per person.

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Adelaide Zoo

Pandas, Sumatran tigers and orangutans, there's so much to see. From $34.50* per person.

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Kangaroo Island Day Tour

See the natural beauty of this island and spot native animals along the way. From $275* per person.

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Northern Territory

With its barefoot city culture and wild attractions, Darwin won't disappoint. Visit the Northern Territory Museum of Arts, dine barefoot on fresh seafood down at the wharf, explore the markets and soak up the northern sunsets. Don't miss the jumping crocodile tour either, it's a must!

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Litchfield Jumping Crocodiles Day Trip

See all the best parts of Litchfield National Park. Including Jumping Crocodiles, waterfalls, termite mounds and an amazing sunset experience. From $170* per person.

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Tiwi Island Cultural Experience

Take a flight to explore the beauty of the Tiwi Islands and experience Tiwi culture. From $569* per person.

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Alice Springs Camel Tour

Riding a camel against the backdrop of the beautiful Western MacDonnell Ranges is a signature Australian Red Centre experience. From $70* per person.

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Tasmania is a place of wild landscapes and a relaxed lifestyle with friendly charm and adventure aplenty.  With short travel time between destinations you and the kids can be on the top of Mount Wellington in the morning and swimming at the beach in the afternoon. Whether the young ones are older or younger, you can be sure there won't be a dull moment.

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Cradle Mountain National Park Day Tour

Explore the magical beauty of this World Heritage listed National Park. From $168* per person.

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Hobart Kayak tour

Paddle your way around Hobart's maginificent waterways and view the city from the water. From $90* per person.

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Bonnet Island Wildlife Cruise

Take a quick boat trip and step off to explore the natural beauty and wildlife of Bonnet Island. From $100* per person.

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Queensland is pumping with action and perfect for families big and small. From iconic Surfers Paradise to the dining precincts of Main Beach and Broadbeach, the vast range of beautiful and exciting beaches, the big five theme parks, there's a new experience waiting for you and the kids at every turn.

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Gold Coast Theme Parks Pass

Movie World, Sea World and Wet n Wild, endless fun for everyone. From $89* per person.

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Stradbroke Island Kayak and Snorkelling Tour

Paddle past dolphins, snorkel with tropical fish and have breakfast on the beach. From $85* per person.

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Brisbane Segway Tour

An effortless and fun way to see sights of this beautiful riverside city. From $69* per person.

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Lamington National Park and Tree Top Canopy Tour

A beautiful rainforest experience with colourful birds and a visit to an alpaca farm. From $110* per person.

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Australia Zoo

Home of the Crocodile Hunter, there's plenty to do at this famous zoo. From $139* per person.

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Springbrook and Tamborine Rainforest Tour

Wander through the rainforest, past waterfalls and glow worm caves. From $149* per person.

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Important Information

^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. Join online now. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the terms and conditions of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program.

*Qantas activities are provided by Viator. Conditions apply. Prices are per person in AUD and are correct as at 1 September 2016. Prices may vary depending on date of booking. Change, cancellation and refund policies vary between activity providers and fees may apply – check the providers policy that applies when you book. Offers are subject to availability.

** To earn Quadruple Points (4 Qantas Points per A$1) with Qantas Activities, Qantas Frequent Flyers must quote their membership number when booking online. Booking period 12.05 (AEDT) 14 November 2016 to 11.59 (AEDT) 31 December 2016. For transfers and activities booked in a currency other than Australian dollars or in locations where the local currency is not Australian dollars, the Australian dollar equivalent amount will be calculated using an exchange rate on the day the booking was made, as determined by Viator who administers bookings for transfers and activities on Points will be awarded up to 8 weeks post activity completed.