Monday 30 September 2019 to Friday 11 October 2019
Spring School Holiday Activities in Greater Port Macquarie

Spring is the season of new beginnings. Fresh buds bloom, animals awaken and the earth awakens to life and colour.

Enjoy the warmer weather and begin to embrace the longer daylight hours these spring school holidays. Let’s get out there with the kids and explore our beautiful region.

We recently put a shout-out for all the awesome things that can help fill your spring holidays throughout the Greater Port Macquarie, or at the very least keep the kids occupied during their spring break.

This is what we’ve found so far, if there is anything else to add please let us know.

Make sure you also check out our holiday programs and what’s on for more school holiday inspiration.

School holiday activities

Spring school holiday activities in Greater Port Macquarie area include:

Aussie Kids Adventure Camps

Stand-up paddle boarding, fishing, river swimming, sports, team building games, creative craft, 4wd tour, endless exploring, nature play and campfire nights.

Your child will have an amazing experience and filled with fabulous stories of adventure.

Spring Tour
Monday 30 September to Thursday 3 October 2019

Spring Survivor
Tuesday 8 October to Friday 11 October 2019

Learn more about Aussie Kids Adventure Camps.

Bellrowan Kids Camp

Bellrowan Kids Camp offers a unique horse riding adventure with 2 nights camping, riding every day, horse husbandry and team building games. All meals and accommodation provided.

Bellrowan Kids Camp
Fully booked out sorry, maybe next holidays!

Camp is for kids aged 8 years and older. All experience levels welcome. Maximum 10 kids, bookings essential.

Learn more about Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding.

Children’s Theatre at Glasshouse

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Got Ya Back Productions presents Monty Python’s SPAMALOT Young@Part Edition at the Glasshouse.

A new musical lovingly ripped off from the motion picture Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Strap yourselves in for the funniest children’s musical. Let the brilliant team of brave young performers, all under 14 years of age, astound you with their witty brilliance, up-beat nature and vocal prowess.

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT Young@Part Edition
Thursday 10 October 2020 @ 6pm
Friday 11 October 2020 @ 2pm + 6pm
Saturday 12 October 2020 @ 2pm + 6pm

Learn more about Got Ya Back Productions and the Glasshouse Port Macquarie.

Clay Koala

Here’s a great opportunity for the kids to try the pottery wheel, make a small plate or glaze an animal at Clay Koala in Port Macquarie these school holidays.

Try a Wheel Day

Bookings are taken for one hour sessions between the times listed. $15-$20 per person per hour. All tools and clay are included.

Learn more about Clay Koala.

Computer Capers

The popular Computer Capers Minecraft Marathon returns these school holidays offering 10 fantastic days of epic Minecraft adventures.

Each day is broken into two 4 hour sessions. Students can enrol for just the morning or afternoon, or stay for the whole day. Classes are available for current (2019) Kinder to Year 10 students.

Minecraft Marathon

Learn more about Computer Capers.

Glasshouse Movers & Shakers

Grow your creativity at the Glasshouse STEAM sessions. Join Laura Morton on a creative journey of design and problem solving with a series of projects, working with coding, creative thinking, animation and design.

Glasshouse Movers & Shakers
Tuesday 1 October 2019 @ 9am
Thursday 3 October 2019 @ 9am

Design and digital activities for kids aged 8 to 14 years. $35 per child per session. Bookings essential.

Learn more about Glasshouse Port Macquarie.

Glasshouse Sprouts

The Glasshouse Port Macquarie provides art activities in the regional gallery for local Glasshouse ‘Sprouts’ – helping them grow their creativity, learn new skills and make new friends.

Glasshouse Sprouts
Wednesday 2 October 2019 @ 10am + 3pm
Wednesday 9 October 2019 @ 10am + 3pm

Glasshouse Sprouts Road Show
Laurieton Library Thursday 3 October 2019 @ 11am
Wauchope Library Thursday 10 October 2019 @ 11am

Art activities for kids aged 4 to 9 years and their carers. $7.50 per child per session. Bookings essential.

Learn more about Glasshouse Port Macquarie.

Goodwin Tennis Clinic

Goodwin Tennis Mid North Coast are running two 3-day school holiday tennis clinics. Suitable for children aged 5 to 12 years. All welcome, no experience necessary, rackets provided.

Laurieton Tennis Club Clinic
Monday 30 September to Wednesday 2 October
8:30am – 11:30am

Lake Cathie Tennis Club Clinic
Wednesday 9 October to Friday 11 October
2:30pm – 5:30pm

$90 per person for 3 day tennis clinic, includes free lunch/dinner on the last day. Bookings essential.

Learn more about Goodwin Tennis.

Port Macquarie Surf School

The Port Macquarie Surf School are running their popular Surf & Marine Discovery Day during the October School Holidays. The day includes surf lesson, beach games and a visit to Marine Discovery Centre.

Surf & Marine Discovery Day
Wednesday 2 October 2019
8:45am – 3:00pm

$65 per person. Full day supervision, with all transport and all surfing equipment supplied. Bookings essential.

Learn more about Port Macquarie Surf School.


Get the kids out the house and keep them active! Rugbytots Mid North Coast are running school holiday sessions in Wauchope, Laurieton and Port Macquarie.

Port Macquarie Rugbytots

Wauchope Rugbytots

Laurieton Rugbytots

$20 per person per 2 hour session, 10:00am to 12:00pm. Ages 4+. Bookings essential.

Learn more about Rugbytots Mid North Coast.

The Nature School

The Nature School October School Holiday Program offers 4 full days at Cassegrain Winery, for adventurers aged 5-12 years. The mixed age group environment supports children of all ages to build on their empathy, social and communication skills.

Nature School adventurers undertake activities like exploring nature, outdoor yoga, bush craft and weaving, map and compass reading and so much more.

Cubby Building & Bush Tools
Tuesday 1 October 2019

Mindfulness & Movement
Wednesday 2 October 2019
Run in collaboration with WELL Workshops.

Orienteering & Bush Cubbies
Wednesday 9 October 2019

Spring Colours & Bush Science
Thursday 10 October 2019

Each day is $77 per person, 9:00am to 3:00pm. Bookings essential.

Learn more about The Nature School.

The Seed Creative Workshops

The Seed school holiday creative arts program offers two streams, Creative Kids and Creative Teens.

Creative Kids at The Seed
The Seed Creative Kids is a week of creative workshops for kids in years’ 1-5.

Creative TEENS at The Seed
The Seed Creative Teens is a week of creative workshops for kids aged 11-17 years.

$50 per day or $220 for the week. Creative Kids Vouchers are applicable when booking full week.

Learn more about The Seed Creative Workshops.

Things To Do

There’s also many other things to do in Greater Port Macquarie area these school holidays, including:

Indoor Activities

Discover all the fun indoor activities available for your family to enjoy in the Greater Port Macquarie and beyond.

We’d appreciate your help in keeping this information up to date and in ensuring we have covered everything on Spring School Holiday Activities Greater Port Macquarie 2019. If you have anything to add to this page or feel a correction should be made please contact us, we’d love to hear from you!

Page last updated: Monday 9 September 2019