Are you looking for some activities to do in Tasmania during the school holidays? We have put together some suggestions your kids will love listed below.

Mole Creek Karst Cave Tours

Date & Time: 7 Days | Christmas Day: Closed
Location: 330 Mayberry Rd, Mole Creek Tasmania 7304

The Underground Rivers and Glow Worms Tour of Marakoopa Cave highlights the sparkling crystals, reflective pools, stalactites and stalagmites of the lower chamber. Take time to listen to the music of underground creeks and soak up the silence of abandoned river passages. This easy tour caters for all age groups and levels of fitness.

The Great Cathedral and Glow Worms Tour of Marakoopa Cave Tour requires medium fitness to ascend the stairway. Delicate formations and beautiful colours are a feature as you climb into the Cathedral chamber itself, where voices are amplified by the amazing natural acoustics.​

The King Solomons Cave Tour is suitable for all age groups and levels of fitness. This cave features lavish colours and formations, with sparkling calcite decorating the chambers.

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The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG)

Date & Time: 7 Days | 10am­ to 4pm | Friday 22 Dec and Christmas Day: Closed
Location: The Gallery has two locations:  The Museum at Inveresk: 2 Invermay Road, Launceston 7250 and Art Gallery at Royal Park: 2 Wellington Street, Launceston 7250

The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG) is the cultural hub of Launceston and the leading destination for art, history and natural sciences in Northern Tasmania. 

Our collection has been in the making since 1842, and includes significant acquisitions and donations from across the world. History, Natural Sciences and Visual Arts and Design are our key collection areas, cared for and exhibited for the community of Northern Tasmania. 

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Date & Time: 7 Days | 24, 25, 26 Dec and Jan 1: Closed
Location: Door of Hope Main Entry: 50 Glen Dhu Street, Launceston 7250

Burn off some energy with the kids at the Launceston Entertainment Complex.

Fun activities include Airtime 360, Laser force, Adventure planet which includes a climbing wall, slide, bouncy castle and ninja course.

We have now re-opened! There are many new exciting changes that have been made at our new home. New activities are being planned and we will be building LEXFUN in stages so check out our website and social pages for all the latest updates!

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Platypus House

Date & Time: 7 Days | 10am to 3pm | Christmas Day: Closed
Location: Beauty Point, Tasmania 7270

Tasmanian Platypuses and Echidnas are unique and simply amazing. Both are must-see animals that should be on everyone’s bucket list.

Platypus House offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch live Tasmanian Platypuses and Echidnas in daylight conditions and undercover! Wet and cold days are not a problem!

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Tropwunna Wildlife Sanctuary

Date & Time: 7 Days | 9am to 5pm | Christmas Day: Closed
Location: 1892 Mole Creek Road, Mole Creek, Tasmania 7304 

This beautiful wildlife Sanctuary has 70 acres of natural habitat to wander around and enjoy with free ranging Kangaroos and waterfowl to hand feed along the way.

They also have daily interactive guided tours which provide a wonderful, intimate and educational experience for the whole family.

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Tasmania Zoo

Date & Time: 7 Days | 10am to 4pm | Christmas Day: Closed
Location: 1166 Ecclestone Road, Riverside, Launceston 7250

Tasmania Zoo is a privately owned, local family-run zoo situated 18kms from Launceston.

Tasmania Zoo exhibits the largest collection of rare, exotic and native species in Tasmania, exhibits the second largest collection of primates in any private Australian Zoo and is the only zoo in Australasia to exhibit the Celebes Crested Macaque.

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Tamar River Cruises

Date & Time:  7 Days | Varied times
Location: Home Point Cruise Terminal, Home Point Parade, Launceston 7250

Take a river cruise like no other! Launceston is beautifully situated across the Tamar, North Esk and South Esk rivers. You can explore these Rivers aboard your cruise, departing and returning to Home Point in Launceston.

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Hobart Aquatic Centre

Date & Time:  7 Days | Varied times
Location: 1 Davies Ave, Hobart, Tasmania 7000

The Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre is a major, $17 million aquatic sporting facility located upon the Queens Domain, within less than 1 kilometre of the CBD of Hobart.

The venue has hosted some major swimming events and caters for the more serious swimmer to the casual splash around and play swimmer.

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Maritime Museum Tasmania

Date & Time:  7 Days | 9am to 5pm | Christmas Day: Closed
Location: 16 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000

The Maritime Museum’s mission is to promote an understanding of the maritime heritage of Tasmania and its importance to people’s lives through conservation, interpretation and presentation of our maritime history to the community.

The Museum explores the influence of the sea on the lives of Tasmanians and the strong maritime heritage of the island.

In our exhibitions you will find informative displays about aboriginal watercraft, early European explorers and whalers, and learn about how important sailing and steam ships were for developing Tasmanian industries. 

Discover these stories and more today on a voyage of discovery through Tasmania’s maritime past. 

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