East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

School’s out, Fun’s in!


Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly activities.  We've put together a list of activities that is sure to keep everyone happy! There are plenty of free, low-cost events and family attractions to choose from.

The September school holiday dates in Victoria are Saturday 17th of September through to Sunday 2nd of October 2022



Saltwater Creative has a fabulous list of kids' art activities, from skateboard art to pottery! Book here: https://www.thesaltwatercreativeco.com.au/#/
Parks Vic Junior Ranger Ranger Program includes sites all around East Gippsland https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/things-to-do/junior-rangers
Culinaire Cooking School in Swan Reach has got some great classes happening (for big kids only this one! ) https://www.culinairecookingschool.com.au/
Gippsland United Basketball is running School Holiday Camps https://gippslandunited.com.au/school-holiday-camps/?fbclid=IwAR0Uej943Yx2uo-RtVAHblivWChstfUPmc8XtxoxS4CmqXydJ0HoLhaJLTo
Crashendo is running a 'Circus Themed' School Holiday Program. Which includes music-making, singing, and circus skills. https://www.crashendo-eg.org.au/events/upcoming-events.    
Storm Studios  All of the details are on Storm Studio's Ariel Fitness - Bairnsdale's Facebook Page for more details. Alternatively, get in touch via their website  at https://www.stormstudios.com.au/contact-8
East Gippsland Gymnastics is running 1-hour fun sessions these school holidays. 

Jay's Bath.Bomb.Home is running a School Holiday's Bath Bomb Master Class over the holidays. Book in via their facebook page @jaysbbh or visit their store at 18 Bailey Street, Bairnsdale. https://www.jaysbathbombsandscents.com.au/

Camp Coolamatong is running a one-day School Holiday program. Get involved in outdoor activities and challenges, farm tours, and outdoor cooking. Book in here suvic.org.au/coola-day-camp
It is always a great family outing to attend one of the local markets. We have several on throughout these school holidays including:
Paynesville Farmers and Makers Market - Saturday 24th of September - https://www.visiteastgippsland.com.au/whats-on/events/event/103869-paynesville-farmers-makers-market

Any which way, there is lots to do these coming holidays. We look forward to welcoming you!




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