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Monday, January 19, 2015

Top 13 Australia Day Activities for Families in Perth 2015

Australia Day is a day to gather with family and friends to celebrate this beautiful country.  There are so many choices for Australia Day activities this year in Perth that it's going to be a tough decision for our family to decide.  I'm thinking we will have to fit in several from my Top Thirteen List!

 Top Thirteen Australia Day Family Events for 2015:

1. City of Perth Skyworks & Laser Show
Australia Day Skyworks - Fireworks and Laser Show

2. Australia Day at The Fremantle Esplanade-

Giveaways, live music, and activities for the kids!

Perth Mermaids at Bathers Beach

Then stay for The Indian Ocean Fireworks starting at 8pm!

These are the best vantage points to watch the fireworks:

  • Esplanade Reserve
  • Bathers Bay
  • Round house
  • Monument Hill
  • Fishing Boat Harbour
  • South Beach

3.  Celebration Zone, South Perth-
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4.  Langley Park Entertainment Zone-
100 FREE activites for all ages from 3pm!
Celebration Zone South Perth

Langley Park on Australia Day


  • Amusement Zone, 3pm - 7.45pm
  • Water Playground, 3pm - 7.45pm
  • Circus Joseph Ashton, 4.30pm - 5.05pm, 6.30pm – 7.05pm, 7.15pm - 7.50pm
  • Freestyle Motocross,   4pm - 4.20pm,   5pm - 5.20pm,  6pm - 6.20pm and 7pm - 7.20pm
  • Scitech Live Science Shows, 3:15pm – 3:45pm, 4pm – 4:30pm, 4:45 – 5:15pm, 5:30 - 6:00pm, 6:15 - 6:45pm, 7pm - 7:30pm
  • The Amazing Mr Jim Children’s Entertainer, 3.15pm and 5.30pm
  • Sand Sculpture Artist, Live all day
  • Twilight Hawkers Market, 3pm - 8pm
  • Rotary Big BBQ, 3pm to 8pm
  • Fireworks & Laser Show, 8pm - 8.30pm
5.  City of Perth Air Show-
View the airshow from Langley Park from 3:30-7:45 pm before the fireworks!

6.  Water Regatta on the Swan River-  
Catch the action of the river including float planes, water skiers, and boats from 5:00-7:30 pm.
Skyworks Water Regatta

7.  Australia Day at King's Park-
The traditional 21 Gun Salute fires at noon on Australia Day from the State War Memorial.
Fraser Avenue precinct offers an excellent viewing opportunity during the Australia Day Skyworks. See map below for the BYO picnic zone.  Entry is by gold coin donation.

Skyworks 2015 - Kings Park Map

8.  Rockingham Australia Day Carnival-

9.  Australia Day in Bassendean-

10. Spend Australia Day Poolside-

Claremont Pool:

Outback Splash:

11. Australia Day BBQ Brekkie at Coogee Beach Reserve-
Start the day's celebrations early with Brekkie and fun activities for the whole family!

Roller Ball * Gladiator * Bouncy Joust * Bucking Bull * Aussie Animal Farm * Sandcastles * FREE Sausage Sizzle (with healthy option) and FREE ice-cream and so much more!!! 

12.  Australia Day Armadale-
Family entertainment from 5pm including: carnival rides, live music, delicious food, and Fireworks at 8:30 pm.

13. Australia Day at Rollerdome, Morley-

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