The Easter holidays are here!

These are my picks for local activities and events to help parents plan ways to entertain, educate and engage the kids these school holidays in Townsville.

Plan your next awesome Outback Queensland adventure to Kronosaurus Korner in small town of Richmond during the 2022 school holidays.

We promise you won’t regret it. Whilst you’re in Richmond, make sure you visit the latest addition to our Water Park, adjacent to Lake Fred Tritton – our Oasis in the Outback! The only place in the World where a Kronosaurus skull can drop a bucket of water over unsuspecting visitors!

Kronosaurus Korner has a dedicated school holiday program for the QLD April, June/July and September/October school holidays. These unique experiences are family friendly and include:

DIGGING AT DAWN – Join our experienced guide on ‘Digging at Dawn’ tour which offers a journey through the discovery and reconstruction of Australia’s ancient past.

WHEN:  Monday, Tuesday & Thursday @ 8.00am – 10.30am throughout 2022 QLD school holidays

COST: Adult $60, Concession $50, Children (5yrs-16yrs) $40 & Family (2 A & up to 4 Children between 5 years to 16 Years of age) $150


Kalynda Chase Regional Tennis
Kids Keep Active Program

April 4 to 8


With amazing success each school holidays, the team are delighted to have their holiday camp on once again.

With heaps of activities planned, the coaches are super excited to have our superstar tennis players back on the court for a week full of fun activities.


CommunityGro Upper Ross

Easter Holiday Program
April 4,7, 11,13


Jeremy Brockie Soccer School Holiday Program
April 4, 5, 6

Jeremy Brockie Football is hosting a 3 day Soccer holiday program in April for kids aged 5 -13 years old.
The program runs for 3 days, 4th, 5th and 6th of April between 8.30am – 11am and you have the option of attending 1, 2 or 3 days.


Kylie’s Swim School
April School Holiday Swim Intensive Program

Are you looking for a way to boost your child’s water confidence & skills?
Do you have a child at home nervous around swimming pools and water? or a child who just dislikes water on their face at shower time.

Are YOU anxious about starting the swimming lesson journey with your child for any reason?
Do you have a child trying to master a swim skill & just needing a little more practise?

Would you like your kids to be active and improve their physical, social, emotional & mental wellbeing?
Would you like to come & experience why we were recently voted Townsville’s best swim school?

Or for any other reason think swimming lessons taught through a fun & intuitive program may bring value to your family this January. Then please send an email today & we will reply with more information.
– 5 x daily 30 minute classes
– $60 per child

Bookings essential, email ~ info@kyliesswimschool.com.au

Empire Alternacade & Events

Bring the Kids to Empire

409 Flinders Street

Bring the Kids to Empire Days are back!!

Sunday April 10
10am to 3pm

Here’s some finer deets:
*We “de-license” our venue between 10am and 3pm – we take away or cover up all alcohol and make the venue a kid friendly space.
*We allow all ages to attend Empire at these events – adult supervision required for under 13’s.
*We have an ATM and change machine + a friendly staff member on site – there’s plenty of arcade + pinball machines to play (all take $1 coins)
*Nonalcoholic Drinks + Snacks available to purchase!

MD Coaching and Mentoring Skate Lessons

Enjoy these holidays with a short beginner program for those looking to get into skateboarding.
Wanting more?
We got an intermediate class ready for you.

For those who can already skate around but need that direction.


Lessons Include:

Beginner lessons | 5 – 8 Year Old
Beginner lessons | 9 – 13 Year Old
Intermediate lesson | 7 – 13 Year Old
These tickets won’t last long so get in while you can and can’t wait to see you there!


Townsville City Council Galleries
Bouncing Bunnies Workshop

April 12, 13, 14

10:00 am – 12:00 am
Pinnacles Gallery (20 Village Boulevard, Thuringowa Central)

No bookings required


Visit Pinnacles Gallery and create your own Bouncing Bunny to keep your Easter eggs safe and sound! Decorate your unique bunny with colourful paper, pom poms, wool, and foam!

All materials are provided, Easter chocolates are NOT included.

All materials are provided on a first come, first serve basis. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. COVID safe implementations are in place including COVID sign in and guests over the age of 16 must present proof of double vaccination to enter the Gallery. Attendance is on a first come, first serve basis.

Townsville City Council presents FREE Riverway Movie Night

Pack a blanket and head down to Riverway with the kids for to Riverway Movie Nights – an open-air cinema under the stars every third Friday of the month.

Friday April 15
Riverway Oval

FREE Event

Movie: Henchmen (Rated G)
In a world of super-villains, evil schemes and global domination, someone has to take out the trash. Welcome to the world of Henchmen, third class. When a fresh-faced new recruit joins the Union of Evil, he is assigned to a motley crew of blue-collar workers led by fallen henchmen Hank. But when The Kid accidentally steals the super villain’s ultimate weapon, Hank must break his risk-nothing code to save the boy he’s befriended, even if it means becoming the one thing he has always avoided being: a hero.

Pinot & Picasso Kids Sessions!

Get set for School Holiday sessions with the kids…..

All session are kid friendly, so unlike our usual sessions, there is no alcohol allowed

10am to 12pm

April 8 – Sid the Sloth
April 14 – Crush
April 16 – Chicken Little

BYO snacks and get ready for a fab session with the kids in the holidays before Easter.
1 ticket per person required.
Tickets are $49ea


Cache Qld Townsville MEGA Event
April 15,16,17
9am to 1pm
Townsville Turf Club, Racecourse Road, Cluden

You are invited to come along to the Cache QLD Townsville Mega Event held at Cluden Racecourse.

Everyone is welcome to attend these FREE events.

What is GEOCACHING you ask?
Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunt. Geocache players use GPS-enabled devices like phones and tablets to navigate towards and uncover hidden containers. These containers are hidden across the world, including 600 existing containers within 16km of Townsville’s CBD.

There are so many events to chose from:

*Welcome Event
*Newbies Introduction
*Visit from Billabong sanctuary
*Trivia Night
*CITO – Rowes Bay Tree Planting
*Easter Egg Hunt – plus many more.

*This will be the first time that a mega geocaching event will be held north of Brisbane, and the three-day experience is slated to draw in more than 300 attendees.

Read more at https://cacheqld.com/

Register at www.geocaching.com.

Willows Shopping Centre

Little Foodies – Paddock to Plate

Cook up a storm in the kitchen at Willows! Pop on your apron and chef’s hat and learn how to cook delicious treats using fresh and healthy ingredients sourced from Lenards Chicken, ClasiCo Fresh, Woolworths and Coles.

Bookings not required, wait times may apply.

When: 10am – 2pm daily, Monday 4 – Sunday 17 April*
Where: Outside Rockmans

Mon 4 Apr – Wed 6 Apr | Lenards Chicken Strudel and Salad
Thurs 7 Apr – Sat 9 Apr | Fruit Salad
Sun 10 Apr – Tue 12 Apr | Lenards Chicken Burgers
Wed 13 Apr – Thurs 14 Apr | Fruit Pizza
Sat 16 Apr – Sun 17 Apr | Lenards Enchiladas

*Centre closed Friday 15 April for Good Friday

For more information and to view daily menu, Visit the Willows website

Museum of Tropical Queensland

Saturday 2 April – Monday 18 April

Everyday 9:30 – 4:00pm

Watch out Animals Alive – Creepy Crawly Encounters is coming these Easter holidays! Discover some of north Queensland’s creepiest, crawliest, slitheriest creatures at the museum.

Make Your Own Bug Trail
Follow the clues to collect bug parts. Put them together to make an insect to ‘feed’ our giant spider.

Creepy Crawlies Alive
Get up close and personal with live insects and spiders.

Create and colonise
Help us ‘colonise’ our special museum sentinel sculpture with crafty marine creatures.

Saturday 2nd April – Friday 8th April

Snake Craft
Every day 9:30am – 4:00pm
Cut and colour your own slithery snake to take home.

Venomous Snake Shows
Monday 4 April – Friday 8 April at 10am and 12noon
Join Ranger Dan from Hands on Wildlife to meet (closely, but not too closely!) some of the most venomous snakes on earth.
Free with admission, no bookings required.

Snake Handling
Between snake shows, get to touch and hold some of the more friendly, non-venomous snakes.

Saturday 9th April – Monday 18th April

Creepy Crawly Craft
Every day 9:30am – 4:00pm
Cut and colour your own creepy crawly to take home.

Creepy Crawly Culinary Class
Monday – Thursday 11:30am and 1:30pm
Fancy a crunchy cricket? Or a meaty meal worm? Learn about how edible bugs and insects may feed our future world.

Junior Insect Keeper
Monday 11 April and Tuesday 12 April at 10am and 12noon
Do you have what it takes to look after our creepy crawlies? Learn about what our insects need to survive. Receive a special ‘Junior Insect Keeper’ certificate.

Bookings are essential for these sessions. Sessions are free but exclude museum admission. Museum admission can be paid upon arrival.


Junior Spider Keeper
Wednesday 13 April and Thursday 14 April at 10 am and 12noon
Do you have what it takes to look after our creepy crawlies? Learn about what our spiders need to survive. Receive a special ‘Junior Spider Keeper’ certificate.

Bookings are essential for these sessions. Sessions are free but exclude museum admission. Museum admission can be paid upon arrival.



*all information inside our school holidays guide is correct at time of publishing, please check with event organisers to confirm details

Whatever you get up to these school holidays, have fun, enjoy connecting with your community

and be sure to #townsvillefamilylife in your pics,

I would love to see what you get up to.

Happy Easter from to you and your family, from me and my little crew

Are you holding an Easter School Holiday event or activity for kids?

Email hello@townsvillefamilylife.com with the details!


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