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Fremantle Prison Tunnels Tour School Holiday Special

Are your children aged over 12 and looking for an adventure during the school holidays? Why not visit Fremantle Prison for a Tunnels Tour. Participants will be provided with a hardhat, overalls and boots before charging their headlamps and locking into the ladder system for a 20 metre descent into the depths below. They will trek through sections of the labyrinth of tunnels on foot, board a replica convict punt to explore the submerged passageways accessible only by boat and discover original blast holes, bores, oil lamp recesses and artefacts from the days when working in the tunnels was hard labour for…

Kids Cruise Free in the School Holidays

For every full paying adult, one child can travel FREE on any Swan River Scenic Cruise, Perth/ Fremantle Explorer or Perth/ Fremantle One Way Cruises. Simply travel in the upcoming school holidays (23rd September - 8th October 2017) and quote KIDSSEP17 at the time of booking. Keep the kids entertained with 'Cruise Bingo' for $2 or a 'Busy Nippers Bag' for just $3 - available for purchase at on board.

Whats in the Unicorn

Guess how much money is in the unicorn and it's yours! You can take home the money box and the money inside if you guess correctly. There will be three unicorn money boxes, so the closest guess to each will win. Come into The Pickled Fairy, jiggle the unicorn and write your guesstimate on an entry form. Winners notified on the Pickled Fairy Facebook page.

Game Electronics Introductory Class

Learn by doing a fun hands-on physical activity making a working push-button switch to decorate and take home. Interface the button to the Raspberry Pi single-board computer’s input/output wiring to drive a Scratch video game character. Instead of children being limited to playing yet another video game, they can build the controller button, colour, re-animate, and program the game through simple block coding. All Ages 7+ years old Video Game Electronics! {Under 10's will require parental supervision.} Limited space, booking essential We're located just 3 blocks from train station, next to National Hotel, upstairs.

Roman Revival

Join us for a celebration of all things from ancient Rome, as we dig into this world to uncover the story of Escape from Pompeii: The Untold Roman Rescue exhibition. Explore our Roman military uniform touch-table, as well as our In Fashion toga draping and Roman ladies’ costume demonstration. Try out your own Roman style from the costume corner, and decorate your own paper-craft centurion helmet to take home. You can also decorate a Roman battleship and watch it sail across our digital animation screen!Event is free, however WA Maritime Museum entry fees apply. 

Shiver Me Timbers

Shiver me timbers! Get on board and join in our seafaring adventures. Track down the pesky and adventurous sailor rats in the Riddled with Rats trail before they nibble all of our ship’s biscuits! With the sharp eyes of a Rat Detective, you’ll have to search high and low to find these hide-and-seek experts. Join in the Pirate Parade by dressing up as your favourite swashbuckling sailor or marvellous mermaid and take part in our parade (11am daily). Listen to salty seafaring tales of adventure in our Pirate Storytelling and you might be taken to far-away lands (10:30am daily). Then…

Fremantle Round House School Holidays

Discover WA’s oldest public building this school holidays. Find out what the ‘curfew bell’ was used for, how many cells the Round House had in the 1800s, and maybe even get locked up in our stock and pillory! At 1pm (sharp) each day, join us as we fire the cannon and lower the time ball on the Gun Deck next to the Round House. Visitors are welcome to be our ‘Honorary Gunner’ of the day and we accept advance bookings via the Round House website to avoid disappointment - so come and celebrate an anniversary, a birthday, or 'just because'! The Round House…

Autism West September Telethon Holiday Makers Program

Our Telethon Holiday Makers Program caters to kids and young adults on the spectrum between the ages of 5 -18 years of age, tailoring support to Low, Moderate and High Needs. The group is run by a range of professionals, such as teachers and support workers with autism experience. We have a variety of exciting new activities and excursions lined up for September 2017, such as technology, music, dance, zumba, art, a visit to WA Maritime Museum, Fremantle Prison, the Esplanade and more. For more information about the next school holiday program, call us on (08) 9431 2111 or email Program Coordinator, Trudi-Anne Gribble, at tgribble@autismwest.org.au. September…

Kids eat free at Coast these school holidays

Kids eat free these school holidays at Coast Port Beach. Enjoy a day at the beach without the worry of feeding the little ones. Sit back relax and enjoy the food while they enjoy fish and chips, burgers, goujons and more.  Available Monday - Friday. One kid's meal free with every adult's meal purchased over $15. Don't forget we are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.  

Tom Walsh Band

Tenor saxophone titans Joe Henderson, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, Walter Smith and Ben Wendel are some of the legends responsible for influencing Tom Walsh's Trio. Lead by emerging saxophonist, Tom Walsh, the Trio performs an exciting blend of swinging jazz standards and modern grooves with exuberance and finesse. Naturally, the trio line-up brings together some of the best WA talent, Giane Hladin on drums and Austin Salisbury on Keys. 

School Holiday Escape Tours

Fremantle Prison is WA’s only World Heritage listed building and one of the State’s premier tourist attractions. So why not take the kids? They are guaranteed to have fun while learning about this amazing site. The kids Escape! Tour is an exclusive tour for children aged 5 to 12 years old. These special tours cost $11.50 and are running on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the September/October school holidays. Children will visit the sites of numerous dramatic escapes through the Prison’s history. Along the way their Tour Guide will tell a number of tales of daring, desperate and dangerous escapes from Fremantle…

Steamsub Going Ballistic

Develop your physics concepts and construction skills with our ancient Roman naval missile weapon in the ballista workshop! This crossbow of the high seas was built to sling missiles at enemy ships. Join us in making your own miniature ballista to take home. How did the ancient Romans build one of the biggest empires Earth has ever seen? Thanks to their amazing inventions and supreme army!  Come and discover how Roman innovations in military weaponry and tactics forever changed our world.   *Note: This workshop requires construction skills, techniques and equipment that are not suitable for younger children. Cost - $10…

Electronics Coding 7-10 years old class

STEM Learning - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics - using a Raspberry Pi SBC (single-board computer) to gain a basic understanding of ‘Physical Computing'. Physical Computing means building interactive physical systems by the use of software and hardware that can sense and respond to the real world. Gizmo Cats identify computer components, learn programing concepts using Scratch API (Application Programming Interface) with Raspberry Pi GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output), Collaborate as a team to develop a video game with external controls (own imagination or sample project). Four (4) consecutive days of classes (Tue-Fri during School Holidays). For ages 7-10. Pre-requests: None. {Optional: bring your own USB memory…

School Holiday Progressive Workshops

Have you ever wanted to run away and join the circus? Now is the time to run away with CircusWA. Join our 3 day progressive workshop, where you will learn circus skills and get to showcase them at the end of the 3 days. School Holiday Progressive Workshops: 5 - 7 years Old 1:00pm to 3:00pm Tuesday 26th - Thursday 28th September 2017

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