School Holidays

There is plenty to do in the school holidays in the City of Bunbury, with programs and activities hosted by Unleashed, Bunbury Public Libraries, South West Sports Centre, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury Wildlife Park and Bunbury Muse​um and Heritage Centre.



The Unleashed school holiday program offers 10-17 year olds a range of activities that target specific skills and interests, providing participants the opportunity to have fun while developing new skills.
Click on the links below for more details and to register for October:

* This is event is hosted by Inspired Results and supported by City of Bunbury. Use discount code UNLEASHED for a 50% discount.

Bunbury Wildlife Park

Adjacent to a fully inclusive Big Swamp Playground and the Big Swamp wetlands nature reserve, the Bunbury Wildlife Park is a whole day of entertainment at a very low cost. Visit the beautiful native Australian animals in the Park, hand feed the kangaroos and birds, order a delicious lunch from the Wildside Café to enjoy in the playground. Finish your day off with a peaceful walk through the Big Swamp Wetlands seeing how many swans and turtles you can count. Free keeper talks run at 11am and 2pm daily during school holidays and weekends.

Bunbury Wildlife Park entry fees: Adults $11.00, Children $5.50 (2 and under are free), Concession $8.50 and Family Pass $29.00.


Bunbury Public Libraries

Keep the kids entertained these holidays at your Library! The staff at the Bunbury Libraries have been busy planning fantastic, fun-filled and creative school holiday activities for kids. 

For more information and bookings, check out our events on Eventbrite, Facebook or by calling us on 9792 7190.

South West Sports Centre

South West Sports Centre has the kids covered with our programs running over the October School Holidays! We run several children specific programs as well as being open for recreational swimming and sports activities.

  • SWSC Little Lappers Holiday Swim program runs for one week from 7 - 11 October 2019. This 5 day program with classes for infants and toddlers through Stage 9,  and a specialised squad session for the older child wanting to concentrate on swimming  ‘faster’ longer, ‘stronger’ and ‘better’.  For more information, click here.

  • SWSC Vacation Care is our licenced child care service open 8 am-5.30 pm, $58 per day before CCS. Our fun-filled program runs Tuesday 1 October to Friday 11 October. With incursions of Laser Tag and excursions to the movies it’s all happening in Vac Care! For more information including enrolment and parent handbook, click here.  

  • SWSC runs School Holiday Kids Club, let us look after the kids while you work out! Our in-house program runs Tuesday 1 October  to Friday 11 October, each weekday morning 8.45am-12pm. Prices start at $5.10 with mini-sports, games and quiet activities on offer every day by our qualified child care staff. This is a popular service so bookings are essential - click here.  


Bunbury Regional Art Gallery (BRAG)

Head to BRAG this school holidays to check out the incredible community art exhibition on show for Mental Health Week 2019.

Join us for the official opening of the exhibition and the 2019 Mental Health Week program on Monday October 7 from 530pm – 730pm. There will be love music from Rock and Roll High, a presentation from our special guest, Blue Tree Project Founder, Kendall Whyte, a wonderful and diverse art exhibition on display and refreshments. Exhibition runs: 7 October – 27 October 2019.


Bunbury Museum and Heritage Centre

Come into the Bunbury Museum and join in the City of Bunbury’s 40th year celebrations by making some retro 1979 craft! In these FREE fun workshops you can create some groovy string art or make a funky disco jar.

6 October  – String Art – 10.30am-12.30pm

13 October – Disco in a Jar 10.30am-12.30pm

Bookings can be made via Eventbrite​.​​