School holidays

Nuclear Sharks Discovery Channel

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Come and watch Nuclear Sharks movie by Discovery Channel at the WA Maritime Museum.The Bikini Atoll is a marine environment in the Pacific Ocean once destroyed by nuclear testing in the Cold War. Join Philippe Cousteau, grandson of Jacques Cousteau, and his team as they investigate the restoration of this resilient Atoll, which is now home to reef sharks. How did the sharks get there? See how tagging of these sharks uncovers many secrets, including an illegal fishing fleet that has been taking sharks from inside one of the largest shark…

Arts and Crafts at E Shed Markets

Free kids entertainment at the E Shed markets during the april school holidays  Come on down and have some fun with Rosie O!   Fremantle's own Rhythm Bros will keep the adults entertained and are playing from 1pm until 4pm on Sundays. Enjoy a cold drink from the bar, something yummy from the food court and watch the working port in action.  Markets open each and every Friday, Saturday & Sunday.      

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Art Camp | Jungle Juniors

Make wild art in this morning filled with art and science adventures. Art Camp is a fun way to explore creative ideas and build art skills with friends. Make your own paint brushes out of plants and paint colourful animals, make amazing paper-bag planters, draw awesome jungle animals. This class is three hours long. For students aged 5 to 8 

Leeuwin Parent Project

The Leeuwin Foundation and Relationships Australia WA have joined forces to create an extraordinary and unique family voyage experience. Our experienced facilitators will support you to strengthen your family connections and increase the flow of communication, in a safe, supportive and fun environment. There is no doubt negotiating the teenage years can sometimes be challenging, and occasionally even overwhelming. Staying connected as a family and keeping the lines of communication open are essential to having a healthy and happy family. Join us on board the Leeuwin to learn a range of skills that will help improve your family communication and…

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Nature Club | Night Stalk

Bring your torch and join us for a wild time at Bibra Lake. Who will spot the most frogs and nocturnal creatures with our Nature Specialist Teori? Includes a take-home art pack.For students aged 5 to 12 (Adults stay and join in the class). This class is for children and the parent/carer to participate in together.This class is 90 minutes long. *If it is raining wear a raincoat and your wellies. We love the rain!*Our meeting point will be emailed with your booking confirmation.

Art Camp | Snowy Seniors

Make Cool Art in a morning jam packed with art and science adventures! Art Camp is a fun way to explore creative ideas and build art skills with friends. Sculpt a giant igloo, paint with ice, draw awesome arctic animals.For students aged 9 to 12This class is three hours long.

Enchanted High Tea

If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a BIG surprise... an Enchanted High Tea in Fremantle!  Back by popular demand, The Harbour Master restaurant and the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges present a very special school holiday event that will delight your little ones from start to finish.  On Tuesday, 11 April 2017 there will be two sessions to choose from: 10am or 2pm, with each running for about 1.5 hours. Tickets are $30 per person, for both adults and children.  After the delicious kid-friendly high tea food has been eaten, we'll be joined by some very…

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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 $11.00 and are running on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the April 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…

Life Drawing People

Build your drawing skills and learn new techniques with friends. Practice your anatomical drawing with a live model. For students aged 11 to 16. This is a 2 hour class.

Nature Club | April Holidays

Nature Club – Bees & Backyard BugsWednesday April 12 @ 3.30pmLearn how to encourage friendly bugs to visit your back yard, and make some cool insect art.For students aged 6 to 1160 minutes Nature Club – SnakesThursday April 13 @ 3.30pmMeet pythons and create sensational snake art.For students aged 6 to 1160 minutes Nature Club – Marsupials & MammalsWednesday April 19 @ 3.30pmLook at preserved specimens, learn about our furry friends and make magnificent marsupial art.For students aged 6 to 1160 minutes Nature Club – Skeletons & BonesThursday April 20 @ 3.30pmInvestigate bones, learn about skeletons and make brilliant bone…

Animal Portraits

Bring photos of your pets and favourite animals and learn how to create two amazing portraits. One using ink and another using collage techniques. For students aged 5 to 8. This is a 2 hour class.

Junior Fishing Clinic

Join one of Recfishwest’s popular and free SunSmart fishing clinics at the WA Maritime Museum. Participants will learn how to be SunSmart while learning some fishing basics like casting and fish handling, as well as how to fish sustainably and look after their fishing environment.All participants must be directly supervised by a parent or guardian. Fishing rods and equipment will be supplied. Ages 8 - 14.    

Easter Sunday Family Lunch

Celebrate Easter with the whole family over a special buffet lunch on Easter Sunday in Fremantle. Enjoy a buffet with all the trimmings including unlimited soft drinks, kids activities, face painting, Easter egg hunt and use of the Dolphin Pool when dining in (don't forget your bathers). Book early to avoid dissapointment. 

Play in a Day

Your chance to let your imagination run wild!  Work with actor Nichola Renton and musician Zal Kanga-Parabia to make a play in a day and perform it in front of your family and friends. (Ages: 8-12 years)

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School holidays

Fremantle story is the best website to find out what’s on in Fremantle during the school holidays. Whether you are looking for things to do in Freo for kids, what to do today or Fremantle attractions, Fremantle story brings together a full list of events, courses, performances and workshops including City of Fremantle events, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre shows or workshops at Esplanade Youth Plaza that will keep the kids busy during the school holidays.