#SchoolHolidays

Spring School Holidays

Monday 20 September to Friday 1 October 2021

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

“Don’t count the days. Make the days count.”
~ Muhammad Ali

Aussie Kids Adventure Camps

Five days, four nights of tour camp fun in the natural landscape connecting and participating.

Activities may include 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 filled with fabulous stories of adventure.

Learn more about Aussie Kids Adventure Camps.

Mid North Coast
Wilderness Adventure
20th to 24th September

Drawn to Art

It’s all about fun and creativity!

Week 1
✨ Monday 20th – Coastal Landscapes
✨ Tuesday 21st – Octopus Art
✨ Wednesday 22nd – Wolf Art

Drawn to Art Wolf Workshop

Week 2
✨ Monday 27th – Skull Drawings
✨ Tuesday 28th – Tiger Illustration
✨ Wednesday 29th – Pet Collage Art

$33 includes materials and tutoring. Bookings essential.

Art Workshops
10am to 12pm
or 2pm to 4pm
Shop 4
35 Merrigal Road
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Goodwin Tennis

Get the kids out and active! 🎾

Goodwin Tennis are running half-day school holiday tennis clinics at West Port Macquarie Tennis Club.

Half-day $99 per child. Suitable for children aged 4 to 15 years. All welcome, no experience necessary, rackets provided.

Attend individual days or multiple days, bookings essential.

Learn more about Goodwin Tennis.

Tennis Clinic
1pm to 4pm
20th, 21st + 22nd September
West Port Macquarie
Tennis Club
33 Woods Street
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Got Ya Back Productions

3 day intensive workshop offering an insight into the important non-performance components that can make up a theatrical or film production.

🌟 Lighting Design
🌟 Sound Design
🌟 Costume Design
🌟 Videography
🌟 Special FX Makeup
🌟 Prop Building
🌟 Script Writing
🌟 Theatre Direction
🌟 Choreography

Suitable for 12 to 18 year olds. Must be able to do all 3 days. $200 /pp. Limited places, booking essential.

Got Ya BackStage
3 Day Intensive Workshop
25th, 26th + 27th September
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Heartworx

Get creative with local award winning artist Gaye Leanne these school holidays!

Week 1
✨ Tuesday 21st – Collage Art, Create A Beachscape
✨ Wednesday 22nd – Acrylic On Paper, Painting Animals
✨ Thursday 23rd – Paint A Trinket Box
✨ Friday 24th – Mixed Media, Create A Peacock

Heartworx Art Workshop

$25 – $35 per child per session. Suitable for school-aged children. Bookings essential as places are limited.

Learn more about Heartworx.

Art Workshops
10am to 11:30am
Shop 6
48 Watonga Street
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

“Gaye is an amazing teacher, and is beautiful with the kids. I love how Gaye praises process, creativity, effort, learning new skills, rather than how ‘good’ the outcome / artwork is.”
~ A parent via Facebook

Jumbos Playland

Burst the boredom bubble and register your child for some extra fun at Jumbos OOSHC these holidays.

Week 1
✨ Monday 20th – Cubbie Challenge
✨ Tuesday 21st – Nerf Combat + Jewellery Workshop
✨ Wednesday 22nd – Majestic Cinemas + BYO Device
✨ Thursday 23rd – Springloaded
✨ Friday 24th – Talent Quest Day

Week 2
✨ Monday 27th – Spring Fair with Show Bags
✨ Tuesday 28th – Art Attack
✨ Wednesday 29th – Springloaded
✨ Thursday 30th – Majestic Cinemas + Dress Up Day
✨ Friday 1st – Shelley Beach Marine Discovery

$78 – $85 per day includes all costs for activities. Bookings essential.

Learn more about Jumbos Playland Indoor Play Centre & OOSH.

Action Packed
Vacation Care

6:30am to 6pm
17 Merrigal Road
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Kids Crazy Maze

Kids Crazy Maze is an accredited OOSHC service provider, offering a diverse vacation care program.

Week 1
✨ Monday 20th – In House Movies
✨ Tuesday 21st – Treasure Hunt
✨ Wednesday 22nd – Mini MasterChef
✨ Thursday 23rd – Wheels Adventure Day + Disco Dance Day
✨ Friday 24th – Makerspace

Week 2
✨ Monday 27th – Wheels Adventure Day + Crazy Maze Ball
✨ Tuesday 28th – Mini MasterChef
✨ Wednesday 29th – Super Science Day
✨ Thursday 30th – Treasure Hunt
✨ Friday 1st – Makerspace

$80 per day includes all food and drinks, plus activities. Bookings essential.

Vacation Care Program
7am to 6pm
5 Albert Circuit
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Montem Bike Tours

A great opportunity for your child to improve their bike skills and become more aware of road safety rules. Whilst giving them an overview on maintaining their bike, making new bike friends and most importantly, having fun in the great outdoors.

Two sessions over two days:
🔆 Ages 5 to 8 years – 9am to 12pm
🔆 Ages 9 to 12 years – 1:30pm to 4:30pm

🟡 Kempsey 20th + 21st September
🟢 Coffs Harbour 23rd + 24th September
🔵 Port Macquarie 27th + 28th September

$95 per person per 3 hour session. Suitable for girls and boys aged 5 to 12 years. Bookings essential.

Mountain Bike Skills
27th + 28th September
9am to 12pm (5-8 yrs)
1:30pm to 4:30pm (9-12 yrs)
Wayne Richards Urban Mountain Bike Park
Koala Street
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Planet X

Indoor all-weather fun!

Roller Skating
1 hr + 30 mins $15 /pp
with skate hire available on arrival $5 /pp

Limited capacity, bookings essential. Members and Pass Holders please phone ahead.

Holiday Skate
10 Chestnut Road
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Port Macquarie Trikes

Hire an Electric Trike from Port Macquarie Trikes located at the Marina.

A fantastic way to explore Port Macquarie!

Hourly rate is $30 per trike – hire up to 6 hours.

Electric Trike Hire
Port Macquarie Marina
right next door to
Hello Sailor
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Springloaded Port Macquarie

Structured Free Play – Get Active!

Springloaded Port Macquarie are open every day in the spring holidays from 9am to 6pm.

Balance beams, uneven bars, parallel bars, trampolines, sprung floors, carpeted matting, resi pits, ropes, parkour areas, basketball court and ninja warrior areas.

No need to book. Sessions start on the hour and run for 60 minutes.

🌟 7yrs+ $16.50 per hour
🌟 Under 6’s $13.50 per hour (must have an adult with them entire time)
🌟 $10 /pp per additional hour
🌟 Supervising parents are FREE

Springloaded
Open every day of the Spring School Holidays
9am to 6pm
203 Lake Road
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Sprockets Holiday Club

A focus on fun, participation and having a good time! 🚀

Sprockets Holiday Club activities include team and group games, multi sports, table tennis, jumping castle, daily competitions with prizes, arts and crafts, and much more. All delivered in a safe, inclusive and social environment.

Sprockets Holiday Club

Full day and half day sessions available for children aged 5 to 12 years old. Half day $25 per child. Full day $40 per child. Bookings essential.

Sprockets Holiday Club
Full Day
8:30am to 5pm
Half Days
8:30am to 1pm
12pm to 5pm
@ Port Macquarie
Indoor Stadium

Stoney Aqua Park

Stoney Aqua Park is back, bigger and better than ever! 💦

Slides, blast bags, trampolines, swings, challenge tracks, balance beams, wobble pads and chill out areas are just a few of the many and varied features enclosed within the extensive walkways and floating tracks of the course.

Sessions start at 10am and run on the hour until the last session at 2pm.

Suitable for children aged 7 years and older. Pre-bookings preferred as numbers will be limited.

🌟 1 x 50 minute session $20 /pp
🌟 2 x 50 minute sessions $35 /pp
🌟 All Day Pass $55 /pp
🌟 Spectators are FREE

Aqua Park
Open every day of the Spring School Holidays
10am to 3pm
16 Hacks Ferry Road
Telegraph Point NSW 2441

The Seed Creative Workshops

The Seed Spring school holidays creative kids program is a fun, creative way for your kids to express themselves through a variety of projects.

Week 1
✨ Monday 20th – Artist Day
✨ Tuesday 21st – Star Wars Day
✨ Wednesday 22nd – Art around the World Day
✨ Thursday 23rd – Fidget Day
✨ Friday 24th – Mermaid Day

Week 2
✨ Monday 27th – Robot Day
✨ Tuesday 28th – Neon Day
✨ Wednesday 29th – Fidget Day
✨ Thursday 30th – Magic Day

Kids will create 3 main projects each day, plus enjoy games, chill time, treats and more! $65 covers all materials. All you need is a drink bottle, morning tea and lunch. Bookings essential.

Learn more about The Seed Creative Workshops.

Spring Creative Kids
9am to 3pm
Shop 3
6 Belah Road
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Things To Do

There's also many other things to do on the Mid North Coast of NSW these school holidays, including:

Indoor Activities

Discover all the fun indoor activities available for your family to enjoy on NSW Mid North Coast.

Outdoor Activities

Get the kids outside! Discover numerous outdoor activities and adventures for your whole family to enjoy on NSW Mid North Coast.