UPDATED: NEW September School Holiday Discount Codes & Coupons
Family days out discount codes and coupons for Brisbane
We’ve taken the hard work out of searching for a bargain with these school holiday discounts for your family. We have compiled our favourite awesome discounts codes and coupons for kids activities and fun for your family.
Without further adieu our favourite Brisbane & Gold Coast, Queensland discount codes for families for September 2021 are here!
High tea discount
I bought this high tea in Ashgrove and will take the kids last school holidays. I applied a discount code that they had on the day (it changes daily, so just check to see what it is on the day you are on their site) to get the deal for $41.65.
Segways – $29
X-Wing Australia Robo-Glider Tours offer a new and fun way to glide and ride Brisbane and beyond! See your city from a new perspective and have a stack of fun while you do it. Don’t worry, all tours include learn-to-ride mini segway training and safety equipment.We LOVED doing this!
Mountview Alpaca Farm – from $25
Mountview Alpaca Farm invites adults and children to spend some time with fluffy alpacas at this Canungra-based farm. The company offers alpaca experiences plus alpaca feeding with great opportunities for selfies and family photos. There is also an alpaca gift shop on site where you book in. Located inside a vineyard, you can stay longer and purchase lunch or drinks and sit by the creek in the country vineyard setting.
Bowling – $9.50pp
Enjoy a game of bowling at this professional tenpin facility in Mt Warren; includes shoe hire from $9.50 per person
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium – from $35
- Spend the day exploring the marine life of SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
- See the seal show, little blue penguins colony, Jellyfish Kingdom, Ocean Tunnel and more
- Enjoy a great family day out on the Sunshine Coast
See the deal here.
Aquaduck Mooloolaba Land and Water Tour
The Aquaduck is now on the Sunshine Coast.
- Get out and explore the Sunshine Coast’s Mooloolaba township
- Drive through the town before cruising down the waterways
- Give the kids the exciting opportunity to steer the Aquaduck
EcoPark Fishing World & Farm Stay – $29pp
Spend the day catching and releasing a wide range of fish from three ponds and feed birds and cute farmyard animals like miniature horses. $29 pp or $99 family of 4.
- All-day entry to Eco Park Fishing World
- All-day fishing pass with a rod, tackle and bait
- Animal encounter with a tub of food
- Bird encounter with bird seed
- Paddle boating
- Jumping castle
Paintball – $39 for 6 kids – bargain!
If you have older kids, this is a great idea for the school holidays. At just $10 per kid for all day fun… this is my top pick for kids 16 and older.
River City Cruises – $12
Embark on a 90 minute river crise to see the sights of Brisbane!
Day cruise: departs at 10.30am and 12.30pm, Sunset cruise: 5.30pm.
EcoPark Adventure Day Passes
Introducing EcoPark – the ultimate destination for all things fun. With an adventurous all-day pass, you can try your hand at mini golf on the greens, and get some leg-ercise as you steer your way along the ponds in a paddleboat! Head back to land to experience an animal encounter where you’ll meet alpacas, chickens, sheep, horses, donkeys, pigs, goats and macaw parrots! If a day like this doesn’t scream fun, we don’t know what does.
- Park entry
- Putt-putt golf
- Animal encounter (includes food)
- Bird encounter (includes food)
- Jumping castle
- Large boardgames
- Slides and swings
Jummps Indoor Trampoline Park – from $10
Jump into an air-conditioned world of trampolines, air tracks, dodgeball, free bounce and get your kids to walk the plank if they dare.
Story Bridge Climb – save $15
Conquer Story Bridge, Brisbane’s iconic bridge, and one of three bridge climbs in the world for you to experience! The activity starts with a 30 minute safety briefing, where you’ll be taught the ropes of climbing and equipped with all the safety gear you’ll need. Afterwards, follow your instructor and the rest of your group up the bridge to the suspended walkway where the fun begins.
During your climb, learn about Brisbane and the fantastic history of its iconic Story Bridge that most residents aren’t even aware of. The best part? You don’t need to have previous climbing experience, or a crazy level of fitness to try this out! It’s perfect for beginners looking to spice up their stay in Brisbane, and for thrill seekers looking for a wonderful time! Once you’re at the top of the Story Bridge, take in stunning panoramic views – the best motivation and reward for a job well done. Embark on this unique two-hour adventure and challenge yourself to embrace greater heights.
Guided kayaking tour – save $15
Whether you’re a first timer or an experienced kayaker, this guided tour guarantees a unique perspective of southeast Queensland’s longest river. Take a trip either in the sunny daytime or in the cool evening alongside your professional guide and paddle your way past South Bank or under the Story Bridge. Whether you’re on the lookout for a laid back activity or an exciting ride, this kayaking tour lets you discover the best of Brisbane at your own paddling pace.
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary – $15 off a family pass
The zoological garden has been operating since 1947 and became known for its wide collection of animals and its efforts to conserve and take care of a variety of injured wildlife. For a fun and stress-free visit, best to book your tickets via Klook! Get a chance to see several animals including saltwater crocodiles, red pandas, tree kangaroos, and more!
Get up close to some of Currumbin Wildlife’s famous residents and watch some of their shows including Big Fang Theory Reptile Show and Flight Bird Show.
Brisbane Wheel – $15
The Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane towers 60 metres over the South Bank Parklands and commands panoramic views of the Brisbane River and city skyline. Its fully enclosed and air-conditioned gondolas provide comfortable vantage points for looking out over the city. On-board dining experiences may also be included.
Rapt Force – race simulator experience – $15
Rapt Force provide VR experiences for kids and adults alike. Their range of experiences includes racing games with simulators that come with pitch, roll and rear traction loss, and shooting games where players are able to move across 360 degrees thanks to special, technologically advanced harnesses. Rapt Force is conveniently located on Logan Road in Stones Corner.
Kangaroo Point cliffs abseiling – save $15
Looking for an exciting activity to get your adrenaline rushing? Make your way to Kangaroo Point and dare yourself to abseil down up to 20 meter high cliffs! Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced thrill seeker, all participants will go through thorough safety briefing and introduction to basic equipment before facing the cliffs. Your professional guide will be with you every step of the descent, so don’t worry! Take in the spectacular view of the city skyline and the Brisbane river on your way down – the perfect way to see Brisbane for thrill seekers!
Indoor Rock Climbing Passes Fortitude Valley
That is my son in the photo ^^^ 🙂
As Brisbane’s first indoor climbing gym, climbers from all over the city have enjoyed the unique climbing experience for over 20 years! They offer heaps of different climbing options including a bouldering cave, 80 different climbing routes and 20 boulder problems to overcome, plus changing rooms with showers once you’re done climbing up a sweat!
Brisbane & South Bank parking – $9*
Secure Parking now has $9* ALL DAY weekend parking in the CBD and South Bank when you book online in advance
At South Bank we mostly use SW1 car park and in the city we usually use the Wintergarden car park, but there are lots to choose from! Go to the Secure Parking website here.
(*There is also a $1.10 booking fee)
Click here for other cheap parking ideas.
Drive-in movie with hotdogs or burgers – $11 for 6 people
If you haven’t experienced Tivoli Drive-in, you’re definitely missing out on a night of good ol’ fashioned fun. Curl up in the comfort of your car and take in the latest films on a big screen while you chow down on hotdogs or BBQ burgers.We did this with the kids when they opened back up to the public recently (we saw Sonic the Hedgehog – loved it!) Highly recommend – make some awesome memories!
Top Golf – Gold Coast – $89
Up to 6 guests can enjoy themselves and play a two-hour game of hitting microchipped golf balls that track each shot’s accuracy and distance
GC Jet Boat & Parasail
- Embark on a 55-minute ride through Gold Coast’s Broadwater
- Departing from the GC Jet Base at Marina Mirage the jet boat will hit speeds of up to 75kph
- The ride also includes 360-degree spins, high-speed slides and fishtailing
- Quick stops at Wave Break Island, Southport Seaway and the Sovereign Islands mansions
- This ride also passes through South Stradbroke Island in The Moreton Bay Marine Park
- With the Surfers Paradise on the skyline, the jet boat will head back behind Wavebreak Island and then onto Marina Mirage
Surfers Paradise cheap river cruise – $24
Surfers Paradise River Cruises offers an extensive range of experiences on the water to suit all types of seafarers. Morning, afternoon and lunch river cruises depart seven days a week, offering a leisurely experience along the Gold Coast waterways. The vessel is designed with comfort in mind, featuring a covered indoor seating area, sightseeing deck and step-free access.
Self guided scavenger hunts – from $30
I love this idea!! We did this over the July school holidays last year.
Want to try out a real life scavenger hunt in Brisbane? Here’s your chance thanks to ScavengerHunt.com! Grab up to five of your nearest and dearest adventurers and get ready for an exciting, self-guided scavenger hunt powered by your smartphone. Explore at your own pace as you solve riddles and challenges where you’ll earn points. Head to the starting line and start whenever you’re ready!
VRcade – from $15
Offering more than just a regular gaming experience, VRcade transports their customers into immersive virtual worlds. Visitors can use modern, professional hardware such as Vive and Vive Pro paired with a room-scale motion-tracking technology for a fully entertaining experience.
Combo ticket for Australia Zoo & Sea Life
Get TWO days out for a fraction of the price these school holidays! This is the best price I have seen for these two attractions on the Sunshine Coast!
Get into both attractions (on two different days) for only $56.90 for kids and $89.90 for adults! (The adults tickets to Australia Zoo are usually $59 alone!!) The family pass is also good value at $272.90!
Supa Golf – all day pass – $10
SUPA GOLF is a nine-hole course situated at the picturesque Sirromet Winery in the high altitude of the renowned Queensland’s Granite Belt region. The company offers a modified form of golf that uses over-sized golf clubs and over-sized coloured balls to help players have an enjoyable family outing. The venue also provides a variety of food and beverages to satisfy hungry and thirsty stomachs.
Escape room experience – $84
In a world of personal gadgets and online experience, this is a special opportunity to spend some amazing time with your family. An adventure in this puzzle room will give you memories that you will treasure for many years to come!
We love this discount offer here.
Horse riding – from $49
There is something simply divine about heading off on either a short or long trek on the back of a horse that adults and kids just love!
Gummies Farm Tours operates from a 140-acre horse farm in the Biddaddaba Valley and has been family-owned and -operated since 1985. This working farm runs half- and full-day programs, as well as one- or two-night farm stays with three-star accommodation packages. Visitors can participate in a range of activities including horse riding, boomerang throwing, animal feeding, and four-wheel driving.
- Enjoy a 90-minute trail ride, boomerang lesson and whip-cracking demo
- Have a turn at feeding the animals and milking a cow
- Morning or afternoon tea is provided
- Fun day out for kids and families
- Choose a morning or afternoon session
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Shark & ray patting – 40% off!
Pat Sharks and Sting Rays with this school holiday discount codes
Discounted tickets – click here
If you want to find out if the experience is for you, we’ve created a video review about our experience – you can watch it here.
Australia Zoo – kids $35, adults $57.50
If you are looking for cheap Australia Zoo tickets, you’ve found the right place!
You can also grab a family ticket saving $10!
Discounted tickets click here.
We show you how to get Australia Zoo tickets CHEAP and how to get your kids in for FREE in this article.
Discounted toys and games for kids
We have found a bunch of discounted and cheap toys that you can have delivered in time for the school holidays. These will keep the kids entertained when they need to say at home!
There are are loads to choose from – but my three favourites are:
- Magic Doodle Mat and Pens – $14
- Sand and Beach Playsets – $29
- Electronic Keyboard – $49
Find them and more on this link here.
$50 off your first Hello Fresh box
What we love about Hello Fresh is that we get recipe IDEAS each week with the healthy food delivered. If we are cooking for a few people, we bulk up the pasta or the rice and it often stretches beyond what they suggest it will feed! If you buy the Classic Plan with 3 meals for 2 people (totally feeds 3 people) it works out to be $19.95 for your first box!
====> Click here to automatically apply a $50 discount to ANY box of Hello Fresh!
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