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Things to do with tweens and teens these school holidays

We know that finding  good tweens and teen school holiday activities can be challenging so we’ve rounded up our favourites. Share this article with your older kids and they probably wont hate your for suggesting them…..

Lego Workshops & Coding

Building Blocks Studio

What: Build on your electronics, engineering and robotic interests with these great workshops and teen school holiday activities, including Lego and coding.

When: Term time classes and school holiday workshops

Where: Building Block Studio, 75 Rainbow Street, Sandgate

Contact: 07 3869 0885; [email protected]

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Arts and Crafts Workshops

Tiny Art Workshops

What: For children aged 9-12 inspire creativity and introduce unique techniques and media where children can explore and create their own artworks in a nurturing environment.  Lots of fun and educational workshops to choose from such as: Flamingos, Palette Knife Painting, Watercolour Rabbits and Andy Warhol Trees.

When: After school art classes, Saturday classes, school holiday workshops and art parties

Where: Tiny Art, The Scout Den, Jean Howie Drive, Morningside and they also offer a mobile service

Contact: 0421 844 508; [email protected]

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Get Active!

Tennis UQ Sport Kids Club

What: Keep fit, healthy and de-stress at UQ Sport. There’s an activity to suit every taste with team sports, tennis, track and field, swimming and pool parties!

When: Term time and school holidays

Where: UQ Sport, University of Queensland

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Go Kart Krazy!

What: Grab your mates or be a solo challenger for a full-throttle adrenalin rush at Kingston Park Raceway. Satisfy your need for speed on the tracks and enjoy the amusement rides when you take advantage of the school holiday bonus offer. One of our favourite teen school holiday activities.

When: Daily except Christmas Day

Where: Kingston Park Raceway, 20 Mudgee Street, Kingston

Contact: 07 3826 2222; [email protected]

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Take a Segway Tour

What: Glide alongside the river and through South Bank Parklands on a fun mini Segway tour. Tours last from 15 mins to 60 mins and tweens (12 and under) ride at kids’ prices.

When: Daytime and sunset tours available

Where: Russell Street, Brisbane (next to The Wheel)

Contact: 0419 000 575; [email protected]

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Scoot, Skate, Ride & Glide

What: The best fun you can have on two wheels or four; streetscapes, bowls, ramps, vertical walls and a foam pit, open to inlines, skateboards, scooters, BMX and mountain bikes. School holiday scooter and skateboard camps, plus term time lessons also available.

When: Open daily

Where: Rampattak, 393 Bilsen Road, Geebung

Contact: 07 3265 6185; [email protected]

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Treetop Challenge

What: Australia’s largest guided zip line tour and high ropes adventure park. Get amongst the treetops and traverse a course of rope bridges, swings and flying foxes with 6 courses of varying difficulty. You’ll need to leave your fear of heights at home!

When: Daily except Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Where: Thunderbird Park, Cedar Creek Falls Road, North Tamborine

Contact: 1300 881 446

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Indoor Rock Climbing

Urban Climb

What: A test of strength and skill on the indoor rock climbing and bouldering walls. No prior experience needed.

When: Open daily

Where: Three great locations!

Unit 2, 220 Montague Road, West End

5 Morse Street, Newstead

17 Roy Street, Milton

Contact: 07 3844 2544; [email protected]

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Crank Climbing – Indoor Rock Climbing & Parkour

teen school holiday activities

What: Develop fitness, strength and agility on the indoor rock climbing walls and parkour (freerunning) courses at Crank Fitness.

When: Classes and courses throughout the year, see website

Where: 2/537 Kessels Road, Macgregor

Contact: 0413 891 229; [email protected]

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Escape Room Challenge

What: Find hidden clues and solve the puzzles in a race against the clock to escape a locked room. Different themes and experiences available at a number of locations.

Strike Bowling, Wintergarden

When: Open daily

Where: Level 1, Wintergarden, Queen Street Mall, Brisbane

Contact: 1300 787 453

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Escape Hunt

When: Open daily

Where: 77 Russell Street, West End

Contact: 07 3217 2482; [email protected]

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Puzzled Room Escape

When: Open daily

Where: 5/1177 Logan Road, Holland Park West

Contact: 0411 440 035; [email protected]

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Fort Locks

When: Open daily

Where: 12/887 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley

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Brisbane Ghost Tours

What: Spend an evening touring some of Brisbane’s most haunted sites, from cemeteries and old buildings to Boggo Road Gaol. A guaranteed thriller!

When: Evenings except Mondays and Tuesdays

Where: Various locations around Brisbane and the Redlands

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Laser Tag


What: Tag your friends before they tag you! Laser tag is a hide and seek with a difference as you hunt down your opponents and tag them with your laser phasers. But watch your back because the hunter is also the hunted!

When: Tuesday to Sunday, plus every day in school holidays

Where: 561 Gympie Road, Lawnton

Contact: 07 3205 4141; [email protected]

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Indoor Golf

The Golf Spot

What: Play on courses all around the world with this amazing real action simulator. Line up your shots using real clubs and balls and take a swing – the screen will pick up the action and follow the ball’s flight.

When: Open daily

Where: 655 Toohey Road, Salisbury

Contact: 07 3493 0143; [email protected]

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Mini Golf

Golf Central Brisbane Airport

What: Navigate the hazards to get around the 18-hole course in the fewest moves in this lively, fun, miniaturised golf game.

When: Open daily, no need to book

Where: 40 The Circuit, Skygate, Brisbane Airport

Contact: 07 3087 7800; [email protected]

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Albany Links Golf Course

When: Open daily

Where: 638 South Pine Road, Brendale

Contact: 07 3264 2557; [email protected]

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Indoor Skating

Stafford Skate Centre

What: Timeless fun for all ages, indoor roller-skating and inline skating. Don’t forget to limbo! Available at these locations:

When: Friday evenings to Sunday afternoons

Where: 280 Stafford Road, Stafford

Contact: 07 3357 4444

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Indoor skating plus inline hockey and figure skating

When: Open daily

Where: 700 Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek

Contact: 07 3325 1711

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Indoor Ice Skating

Ice World

What: Escape the summer heat and chill out with friends at an ice rink, suitable for beginners to advanced figure skaters. Also offering speed skating, ice hockey, curling and synchronised skating.

When: Open daily

Where: Iceworld, 1179 Beaudesert Road, Acacia Ridge and 2304 Sandgate Road, Boondall

Contact: 07 3277 7563 (AR); 07 3865 1694 (B)

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Ten Pin Bowling

AMF Bowling

What: No ‘three strikes and you’re out’ rule applies here: the aim of the game is to get 12 strikes in a row to score the perfect 300! Most bowling alleys have a disco atmosphere and offer arcades and other entertainments too. Find your centre below:

When: Open daily

Where: 8 QLD locations, see website

Contact: 1300 368 067

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Aspley 10 Pin Bowl

When: Open daily except public holidays

Where: 149 Albany Creek Road, Aspley

Contact: 3263 8848

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Indoor Trampolining

What: You’ll be literally bouncing off the walls but it won’t be through boredom! Each centre has huge areas of interconnected trampolines and foam pits to practice your aerial skills. Several locations to choose from:


When: Open daily

Where: 544 Kessels Road, Macgregor

Contact: 1375 99; [email protected]

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Bounce Inc.

teen school holiday activities

When: Open daily

Where: 40 Enterprise Place, Tingalpa

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Flip Out

When: Open daily

Where: 130-134 Gympie Road, Strathpine

Contact: 07 3205 9994

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Just Jump

What: Trampolines and inflatables all in the one place, with indoor and outdoor bounce areas.

When: Open daily

Where: 235 Smiths Road, Redbank

Contact: 07 3437 8588

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Circus Skills

Flipside Circus

What:  From juggling to acrobatics and high-flying aerials and trapeze – you don’t have to run away to the circus to learn these fun skills (or maybe just for the holidays!) We highly recommend their tween & teen school holiday activities!

When: Classes all year round plus school holiday workshops

Where: Flipside Circus Training Centre, 117 Mina Parade, Alderley

Contact: 07 3352 7233

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