UPDATED: NEW December 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.
We have partnered with the Klook website and negotiated a whopping $15 off activities (when you spend at least $100) that they offer for our readers. I will highlight which of the below activities attract a further $15 discount, just make sure you use the code FMAGKLOOK when you book to get the discount!
Without further adieu our favourite Brisbane & Gold Coast, Queensland discount codes for families for December/January 2021 are here!
Indoor mini-golf Woolloongabba – $5
We love mini-golf and these school holiday discounts make this a super cheap day out. Pay just $5 for nine holes of indoor mini-golf for one child aged 2-15 (total value up to $7)
GC Aqua Park, Southport – $17
GC Aqua Park, Southport invites adults and children to bounce, slide and have fun on over 300m of inflatables. The centre welcomes individuals and group bookings and is happy to cater to special occasions such as birthday parties, team-building experiences or corporate events. GC Aqua Park is nestled opposite Australia Fair Shopping Centre.
Dont pay full price with these school holiday discounts.
Redcliffe’s inflatable water park – $14.90
Looking for a fun, family-friendly way to enjoy the start of the warm weather? Aqua Splash in Redcliffe has you covered! As a ‘Splasher’, you can glide down slides, channel your inner ninja warrior on the obstacle courses, bounce on the water trampoline and frolic in the beautiful waters of Moreton Bay. Invite up to nine other friends and make a day of it! Check the validity dates on this one… you will have to use it in December as it is not valid in January 2021.
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.
Trampoline Session at Flip Out in Strathpine – $9
Bounce on over to Flip Out Strathpine for one or two hours of trampolining fun to entertain all ages! With wall runners, Olympic trampolines and the always-fun foam pit, plus a relaxing cafe and special areas for the little ones, Flip Out is the ultimate destination for some gravity-defying fun.
GC Wake Park – $29
Beginners and advanced riders can hit the water and enjoy wakeboarding or kneeboarding for an hour or for a full day.
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.
Jet Ski Tours in Main Beach – $85
Not getting enough thrills on dry land? Let the experts at Gold Coast Watersports in Main Beach give you the adrenaline-pumping experience you’ve been craving with a guided jet ski island tour! Your trip will take you along South Stradbroke Island and through the Sovereign Islands for animal spotting, wave riding and more. Choose between a thrilling fast paced full throttle jet ski tour or a more slow paced tour, it’s completely up to you!
Mini golf – $9
Get through 18 holes spread across 6,000 square metres by dodging real sandstone boulders, long natural waterways and tropical plants
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 – $20
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!
Fox in a Box escape room
Fox in a Box has six escape rooms to choose from, all varying in theme and complexity. Can you prevent an all-out nuclear war in the Bunker?, find a cure in the Zombie Lab?, escape from the Zodiac Killer?, discover Tesla’s last invention before the FBI do?, or break out of one of two prison cells during a riot?!
Fox in a Box escape rooms are timed at 60 minutes with six participants to a room – or go head-to-head with a team of twelve to see who can escape their prison cell first. If you’re going in with teenagers or feel you may need a little help, you can ask for a few extra hints to be left in the room before you enter.
Fox in a Box is offering Families Magazine readers 20% off a booking for 2-12 children throughout September/October 2020. Enter or mention code FamiliesMagazine20 when booking to save! All games must be booked and played before 31 October, 2020.
Fox in a Box is located at 150 Edward Street, Brisbane. Find out more here.
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 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 – $119
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
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.
Kids’ introduction to horses – $25
During the interactive lesson, children will explore the stables and be taught about the essentials of looking after a horse, with some games involved to keep it fun. It’s an amazing way for kids to build confidence and feel comfortable around these gorgeous animals. It’s the perfect starting point for any child with an interest in horses.
Please note: This is not a horse riding lesson, but a horse safety introduction.
Self guided scavenger hunts – from $30
I love this idea!! I have bought this for the July school holidays.
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!
Find the discounted scavenger hunt here.
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.
Just Jump, Redbank – from $5
Just Jump is a Redbank-based centre where adults and children can let off some steam and bounce on a variety of inflatables such as a bouncy castle or a giant pirate ship. Guests can also opt to enjoy a nerf strike game and jump on trampolines. The studio is happy to play hosts to birthday parties and offers a selection of packages to choose from.
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.
High tea with kids – from $25
We’ve dedicated a whole post to having High Teas with kids in Brisbane – and, of course, we’ve found the best prices in town too…
Click here to get the best deals for your special morning or afternoon out!
Indoor skydiving experiences – $79
iFly has now opened in Chermside in Brisbane and is offering 2 flights at a discounted rate. What an EPIC school holiday activity at a discounted rate! (Must be booked BEFORE the school holidays start, but CAN be used for mid-week flights DURING the school holidays.
Brisbane discounted offer is for 2 flights midweek for one person – $79 – click here
Caboolture Bowl & Mini Golf – from $5
We did the deal in the summer school holidays last year and wrote about it on our Facebook page. We paired this with a really great new park and Sizzler for lunch. A brilliant day out.
2 hours of abseiling – from $59
Embark on a climbing, abseiling or cave exploring trip at Kangaroo Point; choose from morning to full-day experiences.
Glow worm and observatory tour from $49
- Access a rainforest area and glow worm cave inhabited by rarely seen wildlife
- See the hidden life of nocturnal animals as seen by torchlight in their natural surroundings
- Explore a World Heritage site, led by a passionate and experienced guide
- All national park fees included
- Gaze at the stars at Springbrook Observatory
- Coaches tour from Surfers Paradise to glow worm caves, the Observatory, and back
- Enjoy tea, coffee and Australia’s famous lamingtons
- Tours run daily 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Get the discounted offer here.
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.
Ferrari joyride experience for kids – $189
If your little one already has a taste for luxury, then they’ll love whizzing around in a Ferrari F430 F1 Spider with a qualified driver as their private chauffeur. The gleaming European sports car is perfectly presented and features all the carbon fibre upgrades.
After the half an hour joyride, your child will get an opportunity to get some photos with the car as well as a model Ferrari to take home with them to commemorate their experience. It is not cheap, but OMG how fun does it look!!?
You can see the deal on this link – click here.
Horse riding – from $39
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!
We show you how to get Australia Zoo tickets CHEAP and how to get your kids in for FREE in this article.
You can also grab a family ticket saving $10!
Discounted tickets click here.
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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