The perfect excuse for a Perth family getaway

With Perth delivering so much entertainment this spring, your family can get set for a fun-filled adventure. Keep the kids entertained with everything from dinosaurs to the Wiggles. There’s something for all ages, so there’s no better time to be planning a Perth city escape.

Plan your spring getaway with an exciting travel itinerary, and save on your city accommodation with a hotel deal from Holiday Inn Perth City Centre. Our hotel is conveniently located just a short distance from each experience.


#1 Dinosaur Discovery

20 September 2017 – 28 January 2018

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Experience a close encounter with thrilling life like Dinosaurs at the Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous. Prepare for over 23 life-size dinosaur models moving and interacting with each other – an amazing experience you don’t want to miss!

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#2 Kings Park Festival

1 – 31 September 2017

Kings Park and Botanical Gardens have the largest presentation of WA’s spectacular blooming flowers this Spring for their ‘Where the Wildflowers are’ festival. Running throughout the entire month of September, Kings Park will transform into a myriad of colour and be the host for many forms of celebrations – fun for the whole family you don’t want to miss.

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#3 Scitech

With a range of interactive, fun and informative activities, Scitech provides you and your family a day of excitement and intrigue. Kids aged 4 + can engage in a workshop at a CSIRO Lab for young scientists or marvel at the Planetarium show. For the younger ones there is a regular animal farm, discovery land and a bubble trouble show.

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#4 Perth Royal Show

23 – 31 September

It’s not long to go before the annual Perth Royal Show excitement begins. With all the usual exciting show elements including show bags, pavilions, cuddly animals and thrilling rides, you and your family will have a blast. Make it easy on yourself and complete your show experience with the comfort of a hotel after a long day of fun. Holiday Inn is a 2-minute walking distance to the train station where you can easily travel to the show without worrying about parking.

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#5 Cruise the Swan River

Soak up the beautiful spring weather on a cruise of the Swan River with Captain Cook Cruises. Whether it be a Perth Zoo Cruise package, a Fremantle Explorer or a Swan River scenic, all cruises all depart from Elizabeth Quay, a short stroll from Holiday Inn Perth City Centre.

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#6 The Wiggles at Perth Arena

November 18 & 19th

Get ready to Wiggle! The most successful Children’s entertainment group is here this spring. Featuring your favourite Wiggles songs and entertainers at The Perth Arena. Book your tickets early, this one will sell out.

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#7 Chocolate Walking Tour

Perth is home to some amazing chocolatiers so make this fun three-hour tour of Perth’s best chocolatiers on your to-do list. Enjoy samples of the exquisite chocolate delights at each venue you visit all while learning the elements of a proper chocolate tasting.


#8 Twilight Market at Perth City Farm

Sunday 1st October 9am – 1pm

Featuring some of Perth’s best creative talent, the Perth City Farm Artisan Markets will showcase upcycling, recycling, handmade and local products. A perfect outing for the whole family including local performers, delicious food and drinks and special activities throughout.

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#9 Moonlight Cinema

Starts November

Pack a picnic, grab a beanbag and enjoy a movie under the stars at the Moonlight Cinema in Kings Park and Botanical Gardens this spring! Screening latest release, contemporary and classic films the Moonlight Cinema is a pleasant relaxing night out with the family. Learn more


#10 Fire Station Museum

The family will absolutely love the Education and Heritage Centre which is home to vintage and past fire trucks on display for the kids to climb aboard. The building is an actual fire station from the past will all the original features and you can even dress up in the jackets and fireman hats!

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Make a weekend of it and stay at Holiday Inn Perth City Centre. Our hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of the train station, Elizabeth Quay and the city’s entertainment venues. Jump on the free Red Cat at the hotel’s doorstep for easy transport to Perth Arena and many other attractions.

Weekend Hotel Deal

Save on accommodation in the heart of Perth City with our Weekend Special Package. Check in to Holiday Inn Perth City Centre on a Friday or Saturday. Package includes accommodation for 2 adults plus Kids Stay & Eat Free, full buffet breakfast and a late check-out.

Get the best deal on Perth accommodation at Holiday Inn Perth City Centre when you book direct. That’s our Best Price Guarantee!