School Holiday Activities

Get the most out of your Merlin Annual Pass this school holidays!

Check out the fun activities across our attractions that are sure to excite the whole family!

Sharks of the Reef

Did you know that SEA LIFE has 13 unique species of shark? Join us this summer and celebrate all things JAW-some as you journey through the aquarium and try to spot them all. Become a shark expert through a range of interactive activities focusing on myth-busting, conservation, fun facts and more!

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Sharks of the Reef SEA LIFE

Marvel at Madame Tussauds Sydney’s latest arrival!

Suit up and feel the power with Captain Marvel and the all-new AR experience!

Madame Tussauds Sydney’s brand new figure, depicts Brie Larson’s character mid-flight and sits alongside a multi-user AR experience, allowing fans to take on a Super Hero role themselves using body-tracking sensors. Step in front of the screen, and take on her incredible binary powers as you see Captain Marvels insignia appear on your chest and a fiery glow surround you.

Marvel at Madame Tussauds Sydney

Gruffalo Spotters Trail

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the classic children’s book The Gruffalo, by encouraging families to embark on the Gruffalo Spotters Trail! Find your favourite characters from the book using the free interactive App and the Spotters Activity book, exclusive to Illawarra Fly.

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Discover Santa’s Aussie Summerland

Snap a quintessentially ‘Aussie’ festive photo (or selfie!) with Santa atop the Sydney Tower Eye, chilling on his beach chair with his boardies, thongs and sunnies from Sydney’s highest point! Limited time only.

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Sydney Tower Santa

Ocean Invaders at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium 

Descend into the mysterious world of jellyfish in SEA LIFE Melbourne’s new Ocean Invaders exhibit. Filled with various species of the pulsating sea creature, Ocean Invaders enlightens and entertains people of all ages. Peek into the Jelly Lab to understand the lifecycle of a jellyfish and watch the experts at work.  

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Ocean Invaders Melbourne

Report for Duty

Attention budding heroes, it is time to report for duty! From 19 December 2019 to 30 January 2020, LEGO City Police are coming to save the day at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Melbourne! Join the police force and create amazing rescue scenes with exclusive building activities, heroic character experiences, interactive photo opportunities and more! It’s going to be EPIC! Can you rescue the LEGO City citizens from the robbers? LEGO City needs YOU to come save the day!

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LDC Report for duty

Dragon's Footprints

Fly into Otway Fly for an exciting new dragon adventure these school holidays! Passholders are invited to embark on a mystical journey through the 300m trail in the forest to follow the dragon’s footsteps. Join the hunt to find the brightly coloured eggs along the trail, and find what’s landed in the dragon’s nest. All children will receive a dragon quest activity book upon entry!

If you’re lucky, you might even spot a dragon hiding in the trees, and get to meet our resident dragon with daily meet and greets during the school holidays. 

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Dragons footsteps

Little Blue Penguins

Brand New ‘Little Blue Penguins’ exhibit launches at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast.

Waddle into their world during the summer school holidays, meet the new little penguins and take part in a range of awesome activities! The aquarium’s new exhibit will take guests on a journey from an above-ground observation deck to an underwater vantage point for an incredible insight into the life of a little penguin.

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Little Blue penguins Sunshine Coast

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