Did you know that Gloucester is a holiday fun hotspot for kids? Our beautiful region is full of fun things to do these school holidays, check out the offerings for the Sep-Oct 2015 holidays below.
Fun stuff to do
Discover the incredible world of life in a pond at Midcoast Water’s Pond Detectives (Monday 21 Sep, free, call Kirsty 6592 4830
Budding chefs will love the Kids Cooking Class at Miss Clavels (Wednesday 30 Sep) bookings essential call 0409 497 767.
Let loose your artistic creativity at the Cartoon Workshop, all ages welcome including over 18’s (23, 24, 25 Sep). Bookings call Matt on 0449 174 644.
Fun galore at the Kids Club at The Steps with activities through the holidays inlcuding canoe games, high ropes, abseiling and eco treasure hunt. Bookings call Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre on 6558 2093.
Paintings & pastels at the Holiday Art Workshop for Kids at the Gloucester Gallery, bookings call 0417 517 365
Devils in the Wild Tour – Sat 3 Oct at Barrington Tops. Join a tour to see these iconic Tasmanian animals in a wild environment and meet some joeys up close!
Mountain biking – Take your mountain bike for a spin on the purpose-built trails at The Steps Mountain Bike Park. Call 6558 2093
Take a guided Copeland Gold Mine Tour of the NPWS heritage gold mining precinct. Tours depart Wednesdays and Sundays but pre-booking is essential to ensure a volunteer is available for your tour. Call 6538 5252
Swimming and splashing around at the Olympic Pool complex in Gloucester District Park, the sumer season opens Saturday 03 October.
Family fun day at St Paul’s Anglican Church Floral Art & Fete (Saturday 26 Sep) with market stalls and a flower arranging competition (starts 10.30am) for pre-schoolers and school children.
Test your Mini Golf skills at Gloucester Holiday Park’s popular 9-hole mini-golf course. Call 6558 1720
Giddy up! Try horse riding at Camp Cobark (call 6558 5524) or Riverwood Downs (call 4994 7112). Plus Camp Cobark Pony Camp is on again (19-25 Sep) bookings essentail 6558 5524.
Try some easy outdoor adventures with Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre: canoeing, kayaking, abseiling or mountain biking. Call 6558 2093
Self-guided walks in town: Heritage Walk, Boomerang Discovery Walk and Mosaic Walk. Brochures at the VIC.
Visitors are always welcome at golf, bowls, tennis & croquet. For tennis court hire call the VIC on 6538 5252
Try indoor archery at the Recreation Centre in Gloucester District Park, Thursday evenings at 6.00pm with equipment and coaching available. All ages welcome, bookings call Jeff on 0418 457 751.
Discover some holiday bargains at the Gloucester Community Market (Sat 3 Oct) from 8.00am-2.00pm at Billabong Park.
Rediscover the treasures of Billabong Park for a free day of fun on the massive spider climbing frame, sheltered playground, human sun-dial, skate ramp, learn-to-cycle zone, cable suspension bridge, gas BBQs & beautiful landscaping.