The Blue Mountains Autumn School Holidays Activities Guide is here and there are so many fun opportunities for families to enjoy these Easter school holidays. From outdoor adventures, stargazing, horseriding, creative arts, football workshops and more! Enjoy the crisp Autumn weather and local activities in and around the Blue Mountains these Easter school holidays and discover something fun for every day in the beautiful Blue Mountains!

Blue Mountains
Autumn School Holidays
Activities Guide

Click the Quicklinks below or enjoy scrolling through these exciting Blue Mountains Autumn school holidays activities for kids.

Zoom Therapy Services Adventure Group – Occupational Therapy Outdoor Adventure Groups
Fusion Football, Glenbrook – Cutting Edge 3 Day Holiday Program
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith – Magic Beach Live On Stage!
Wacky Workshops, Glenbrook – Artistic Science & Amazing Animals Art
Blue Mountains Stargazing, Wentworth Falls – Stargazing Tours For Families
Centennial Glen Stables, Kanimbla Valley – Horseriding In The Blue Mountains
Belong Blue Mountains Katoomba Out Of Hours Care (KOOSH) – Fun Vacation Care Activities For Kids!
Blue Mountains City Library School Holiday Workshops
Wascoe Siding Miniature Railway – Ride A Miniature Train on April 4!
RSPCA School Holiday Program Katoomba – Spend a day behind the scenes caring for animals
Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park – Zookeeper For A Day!

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Zoom Therapy
Services Adventure Group

Occupational Therapy Outdoor Adventure Social Groups

Zoom Therapy Services Adventure Group Blue Mountains autumn school holiday activities

Zoom Therapy Services are a Blue Mountains Occupational Therapy service that offers specialised social groups that focus on outdoor based activities to build a range of personal skills for children, tweens and teens. Natural environments are used to gain adventurous experiences which enhance a range of personal skills including coping with adversity, building resilience, promoting healthy and effective social development, emotional self-management, problem solving and supported risk taking, improving confidence and physical and mental wellbeing, improve access to community areas (community areas including tree tops, YMCA, outdoor obstacle courses).

Some of the ‘Adventures’ include waterfall walks and swims, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding, rock climbing, abseiling, tree climbing and shelter building.

WHEN: Programs run during the NSW School Holidays in 2021
WHERE: 
Various sites within the Blue Mountains local area.
SUITED FOR: 
9 years to 16 years. Program suitable for neurotypical and neurodiverse children and teens.
COST: 
Cost varies according to program inclusions.
HOW TO BOOK: 
Contact Meagan McGregor on 0409820991;
e: zoomtherapyservices@gmail.com.
WEBSITE: 
https://zoomtherapyservices.com.au

Fusion Football, Glenbrook

Cutting Edge 3 Day Holiday Program

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These holidays, Fusion Football Glenbrook is giving your children the opportunity to learn new skills and take their game to the next level with a cutting-edge three-day program designed to suit a range of ages and abilities. Fusion Football was founded and is run by local Dad, Mario, and his passionate team of coaches, who aim to motivate and inspire your children to acquire new skills for life in a fun, safe and challenging environment. 

Professionally qualified coaches, each with current Working With Children Check certification, will engage your kids in skill-based activities that will help develop and strengthen the fundamentals of Football. All activities are designed to get your child thinking, moving, creating options, developing core strength and coordination, all in a team environment. Each child also receives a FREE T-Shirt to keep!

WHEN: Tuesday, April 6 – Thursday, April 8, 2021
WHERE:
 Glenbrook Oval, Great Western Highway, Glenbrook NSW 2773
SUITED FOR:
 Ages 6 – 13 years
COST:
 $150 for all three days
HOW TO BOOK:
 Book online. For enquiries, contact Mario on 0450 227 508; e: info@fusionfootball.com.au
WEBSITE: 
https://www.fusionfootball.com.au/
SOCIAL MEDIA:
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Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith

Magic Beach
Live On Stage!

Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre the magic beach autumn school holidays activity

Come on an adventure these School Holidays, as Alison Lester’s classic picture book Magic Beach comes to life on stage at The Joan, Penrith in a wonderful world of text, song, light, puppetry, shadow and movement. Guaranteed to delight and captivate ages 3 – 12 and their families. Five shows only.

WHEN: 12 & 13 April 2021
WHERE: 
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, 597 High St, Penrith NSW 2750
SUITED FOR: 
Ages 3 – 12
COST: 
Vacation Care Groups $20, Standard $25, Family of 4 $90.
HOW TO BOOK: 
Online or call Box Office on (02) 4723 7600
WEBSITE: 
https://www.thejoan.com.au/events/magic-beach
SOCIAL MEDIA:
Facebook; Instagram

Wacky Workshops, Glenbrook

Artistic Science and Amazing Animals Art Workshops

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ARTISTIC SCIENCE SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
This workshop mixes the fun of art and science as students experiment with different colours and textures to create magical and colourful reactions. All the ingredients used in the experiments are safe and children take home their creations and an information sheet.

AMAZING ANIMAL CREATIONS SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
A giraffe puppet, elephant art, sleepy sloth and cute paper puppy are just some of the fun projects planned for this workshop. All materials are included in the price and children take home their creations.

WHEN: ARTISTIC SCIENCE SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOP – April 7 2021, from 10 am – 11.30 am
AMAZING ANIMAL CREATIONS – April 14 2021, from 10am – 11.30am
WHERE: 
Wacky Workshops Glenbrook Studio
SUITED FOR: 
4 – 10 years
COST: 
$35 – all materials included
HOW TO BOOK: 
Online: Artistic Science School Holiday Workshop; Amazing Animal Creations. Contact Tami on 0402732859; e: wackyworkshops1@gmail.com
WEBSITE: 
https://gleefulgrandiva.com/the-wacky-workshops-page/
SOCIAL MEDIA: FacebookInstagram, #wackyworkshops

Blue Mountains Stargazing

Stargazing Tours For
Families These School Holidays

Blue Mountains Stargazing run stargazing tours in Wentworth Falls lookout at Wentworth Falls picnic area with a fabulous view of the Jamison Valley and the sound of waterfalls. Your guide, Dimitri, is an Astrophysicist and a Leura local. This is the perfect activity for families. It is a captivating 90 min space journey including constellation storytelling, telescope viewing of planets, the stars, the Moon, galaxies and more! Complimentary hot chocolate provided.

WHEN: Available every day during the school holidays. In April, tours start at sunset 7.30 pm.
WHERE: 
Wentworth Falls Picnic Area or Wentworth Falls Lookout.
SUITED FOR: 
The tour is designed to suit children who are 4 years old and above, but all children are welcome.
COST: 
$50 per child for 4-11 years, free under 4 years old. $70 per adult.
HOW TO BOOK:
 Online. Contact Caroline on 0449 829 003; e: hello@bluemountainsstargazing.com.au
WEBSITE: 
https://www.bluemountainsstargazing.com.au/
SOCIAL MEDIA:
Facebook; Instagram

Centennial Glen Stables, Kanimbla Valley

Experience Horseriding In The Blue Mountains

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Enjoy fantastic views of Blue Mountains escarpments, open paddock, bushland and mountainside horse trails. We have very quiet horses and friendly guides – you will have a great ride. Our riding groups are small to better to enjoy the peace a quiet of the beautiful valley. First time riders, your safety is our main concern, experienced riders catered for. You will get the chance to have a trot or canter if the guide thinks it safe to do so.
All of our rides are guided by experienced and friendly guides and all staff have Working with Children checks. For your safety, all senior guides are accredited with Horse Safety Australia. Centennial Glen stables and site have accreditation with Horse Safety Australia.

WHEN: Every day, except Wednesdays.
WHERE:
 Ride in the Centennial Glen area of the beautiful Kanimbla Valley, just a 20-minute drive from Blackheath.
SUITED FOR: 
Horse riding 6 years +, pony rides 2 years +, All rides are a minimum of two riders. Single riders may join another group.
COST: 
Horse riding: “Per Person” Half hour $55; 1 hour $75; 1.5 hours $105; 2 hours $130; 3 hours $185; 4 hours $240.
Pony or lead rides: 10 min lead ride $35; 20 min lead ride $40; 30 min lead ride $50. Half hour riding lesson, $75.
Sulky driving: $150 / hour, $210 for 1.5 hours.
Sunset Rides: 1.5 hrs: $150 per rider.
HOW TO BOOK: Online. Or for more information contact Jim Commens on 0417273438; e: centennialglen@westnet.com.au
WEBSITE: 
https://www.centennialglenstables.com/
SOCIAL MEDIA:
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Belong
Blue Mountains
Katoomba Vacation Care (KOOSH)

Fun School Holiday
Activities For Kids!

Easter School Holidays at Belong Blue Mountains KOOSH Katoomba Pancake Day

There’s something new and exciting planned for every day of the Easter School Holidays at Belong Blue Mountains KOOSH! From easter egg hunts, a movie excursion, pancake making, a disco, creating ANZAC biscuits and more!

WHEN: Tuesday 6 April – Friday 9 April; and Monday 12 April – Friday 16 April 2021.
WHERE: 
Katoomba Neighbourhood Centre 6-10 Station Street, Katoomba NSW 2780
SUITED FOR: 
Primary aged children aged 5 – 12 years
COST: 
$48 per day with extra costs per day ranging from $10 – $35 per day. A fully refundable Bond of $100 per family is required and an annual equipment fee of $22 per family will be charged with your first statement.
HOW TO BOOK: 
Online; For enquiries call 02 4782 2533 or 0478 166 352; e: koosh@belongbm.org.au
WEBSITE: 
https://www.belongbm.org.au/koosh. View KOOSH Autumn School Holiday Program.
SOCIAL MEDIA:
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Blue Mountains City Library
School Holiday Workshops

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Blue Mountains City Library are very excited to be able to offer you three in-person workshops and two online video workshops in the April school holidays! The tutor for all of the school holiday workshops is the fabulous Naomi Oliver. Naomi has been running school holiday workshops for many years at the Blue Mountains Library and is a practising Artist and experienced Art Teacher.

WHEN & WHERE: 10am-11am.
Autumn Sun Catchers Wednesday 7 April @Lawson Mechanics Institute; Egg Carton Mermaids Thursday 8th April @Blaxland Community Centre; Using Watercolour Pencils Friday 9th April @Katoomba Leura Community Centre;
Q&A Instagram Filter Tuesday 13th April Online.
SUITED FOR:
 Primary school students
COST:
 Face to face sessions are $6 each child. Online tutorials are FREE.
HOW TO BOOK: Bookings for the Face-to-Face workshops need to be made in-person at one of the library branches.
CONTACT: 
bmlibrary@bmcc.nsw.gov.au
WEBSITE: 
https://library.bmcc.nsw.gov.au/
SOCIAL MEDIA:
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Wascoe Siding
Miniature Railway, Blaxland

Ride A Miniature Train on April 4!

Wascoe Siding Miniature Railway, Blaxland, is a fun and unique family activity in the lower Blue Mountains, suitable for all ages. Learn about steam engines from local miniature railway experts and create wonderful memories at the historic Wascoe Siding Minature Railway.

WHEN: Sunday, April 4, 2021
WHERE: 
15 Grahame Street, Blaxland NSW 2774
SUITED FOR: 
Primary aged children aged 5 – 12 years
COST: 
Train ride tickets are for up to 4 people per carriage (purchase one ticket for $15). Entry Fees: Children up to 3 years free; Ages 4 to 16 years $2; Ages 17+ $5; Pensioners/concession holders $2. Payment at the front gate is via EFTPOS or non-contact methods only.
HOW TO BOOK:
Online e: wascoesiding@gmail.com
WEBSITE:
infobluemountains.net.au
SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook

RSPCA School Holiday Program Katoomba

Participants will have a chance to get up close and personal with cats, dogs, ducks, pocket pets, and maybe even the occasional donkey! At any one time there can be a large variety of animals seeking shelter at RSPCA NSW, waiting to find their forever home. Spend a day at our shelter learning about what goes on behind the scenes and lending a helping hand to make sure you and the animals have the best day ever!

School Holiday activities may include:

  • A tour of the inspector shed, shelter and veterinary hospital,
  • Cleaning and preparing pocket pet enclosures,
  • Conducting health checks on shelter animals,
  • Basic grooming of dogs and cats,
  • Creating enrichment toys and objects for shelter animals.

WHEN: Various dates throughout the Autumn / Easter School Holidays
WHERE: 
121-125 Mort St, Katoomba NSW 2780
SUITED FOR: 
Sessions are tailored to specific age groups: 8-11 years, 12-14 years and 15-17 years.
COST: 
Full-day sessions (six hours) are $80 plus booking fees.
HOW TO BOOK: 
Online or contact the Education Team on (02) 9782 4478
WEBSITE:
https://www.rspcansw.org.au/what-we-do/education/school-holiday-program/
SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook; Instagram; Twitter; YouTube

Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park

Become A Zookeeper For A Day!

Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park’s Zookeeper for a Day Program is perfect for children aged 8 to 13 years old! Little keepers will be accompanied by Featherdale keepers and the education officer for a range of activities around the park from 9am – 3pm. They’ll make friends with a variety of animals, learn about their specific diets, participate in enrichment programs to educate and engage the animals and most importantly, find out more about the conservation projects Featherdale is involved with. The Zookeeper for a Day program is fully supervised by qualified education officers and keepers, and morning tea, lunch and drinks are provided.

WHEN: Autumn school holiday sessions will be held on Tuesday 6 April, Thursday 8 April, Monday 12 April and Friday 16 April 2021.
WHERE: 
Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park, 217-229 Kildare Road, Doonside NSW 2767.
SUITED FOR: 
Children aged 8 to 13 years old
COST: $195
HOW TO BOOK: 
Online. Booking is essential as spots fill up quickly!
WEBSITE:
https://www.featherdale.com.au/
SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook; Instagram; Twitter;

We hope that you have been inspired by this season’s Blue Mountains Autumn School Holidays Activities Guide and that the upcoming school holidays are fun, safe, restful and refreshing.

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