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5 - 9 October 2015

Free School Holiday Fun and Frivolity at the Jetty with a Perth City Playground Pass

  • Elizabeth Quay

Join in the fun with free activities presented by the AWESOME Arts, Perth Zoo, Transperth and MRA.

Fully Booked - Learn to Play Ukulele - Cruise Workshop

The Ukulele Cruise Workshops are currently BOOKED OUT, why not explore one of the other fun and free activities below. 

Embark on a ferry voyage with a musical twist! Join AWESOME Arts and learn to play ukulele on a special Cruise Workshop, setting sail from Barrack Street Jetty. Children will take part on a fun and unique workshop on a ferry cruise across the Swan River and work with a professional artist to learn some fundamental skills to learn to play ukulele. Spaces are strictly limited, so book now to avoid disappointment. Ages 5 - 16. A free cruise proudly supported by Transperth.

River cruise duration: 35 – 40 mins Capacity per session: 25 kids (plus adult supervisors)

Departure times for Monday 5 to Friday 9 October  

  • 10.20am
  • 11.20am
  • 12.20pm
  • 1.20pm
  • 2.20pm

Book now

Incredible Zoo Stories

Do you love a good story? Perth’s zaniest zookeepers want to share some wild and wonderful zoo stories with you. Bring the kids and join us at Barrack Street Jetty for some amazing animal tales. A free event supported by Perth Zoo and Captain Cook Cruises.

Session times for Monday 5 October – Friday 9 October:

  • 10.20am
  • 11.20am
  • 12.20pm
  • 1.20pm
  • 2.20pm
  • 3.20pm

Take the stairs or the lift up to the Bells Function Centre at Barrack Street Jetty. (Just above Riverside Café).

Junior Vet Hospital

Do you love animals? Come and learn how to keep animals safe and healthy in this fun, role play activity. Dress up in scrubs, examine the animal patients and help our Zoo Vets provide the right treatment. A free event supported by Perth Zoo.

Monday 5 to Friday 9 October, 10 minute daily sessions from 10am - 4pm

WA Wishes

Everyone is invited to make an origami boat and make a wish for your community or for someone special. You can take your boat home or display it on the largest WA Wishes public art installation at Barrack Street Jetty. Let’s get wishing and folding. A free event supported by AWESOME Festival.

Monday 5 to Friday 9 October, 10am – 4pm

There’s also plenty of other great things to do at Barrack Street Jetty – face painting, eating ice cream and spotting dolphins. Make sure you pick up your Perth City Playground Pass to take advantage of more great offers at Barrack Street Jetty.

Dates and times

  • 5 - 9 October 2015 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location information

  • Barrack Street Jetty

    Elizabeth Quay, Barrack Street and Riverside Drive, Perth, WA, 6000