Best Kids Indoor Activities In Brisbane

Wondering what to do with the kids when it's rainy and dull outside? Here is a list of Brisbane families' favorite indoor activities which are guaranteed to keep children of all ages engaged and occupied despite the weather:

Childrens Art Centre

Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) has an entire 2 levels filled with hands on art initiatives perfect for keeping children engaged and interested in art. Currently there's the fantastic APT9 Kids to complement the mammoth APT9 exhibition

Escape Rooms

Puzzled Room Escape Holland Park West

Mini detectives will enjoy the challenge at Brisbane's mystery escape rooms - Puzzled Room Escape or Escape Hunt, 2 fun problem-solving venues suited for teens (aged 15+) and younger kids with adults...

Inflatable World

Jump, slide, climb and bounce around this obstacle course in this giant inflatable warehouse playground, which challenges all ages and abilities, including the under 5's who have their own zone...more 

Colour My Pot

This unique art studio has children choose their own pot or sculpture and go crazy with rainbow paints. At the end, they can take home their beautiful creation or maybe give it to grandma for her next birthday...more

Laser Tag

Take the kids to Laserzone, with its state of the art laser tag arena, dodgem cars and arcade games or to IFly, Brisbane's newest indoor adventure park containing Queensland's biggest laser tag circuit as well as the opportunity for indoor skiing and snowboarding

Rock Climbing

There are some excellent indoor rock climbing centres across Brisbane. In the inner city is Fortitude Valley's Rocksports Indoor Climbing and on the southside Crank Indoor Climbing has a super new Ninja course

The Corner

The State Library of Queensland at South Bank, has a special themed corner catering to under 8s. The theme changes every few months with a host of creative activities to accompany each imaginative theme...more

Brisbane Aquatic Centre

With four different pools to choose from, there is plenty of water-based fun to be had at Brisbane Aquatic Centre at Chandler. The 25m indoor heated pool provides an excellent space to splash around with its child-friendly water park. They also offer school holiday programs...more

Trampoline Centres

Bounce Inc Tingalpa

Bounce, Sky Zone and Just Jump are a few of Brisbane's indoor trampoline centres, which are the perfect way to burn off any excess energy. Each centre features wall to wall trampolines as well as games areas and age specific zones. 

Tenpin Bowling

Strike Bowling is a popular tenpin bowling alley located in Wintergarden in the city while a great tenpin alley with a retro flavour are AMF Bowling at  Mt Gravatt.

The Cube 

Queensland University of Technology's Engineering Building is home to one of the world's largest interactive digital screens. They also run some engaging workshops and school holiday activity programs...more

Stafford Skate Centre

Hire some skates, or take your own for an invigorating whirl around Stafford Skate Centre. Every skate session is filled with fun games including prizes and the latest music to keep you on your toes...more

Workshops Rail Museum

Explore more than fifteen hands-on exhibition zones and learn about the history of rail in Queensland. There is always a new and exciting theme at Workshops Rail Museum, making it an educational day out for any family...more

Reverse Garbage

Be amazed at the creations possible using recycled materials. Reverse Garbage is a warehouse full of discarded objects ready to be re-purposed. Inspirational workshops are offered throughout the year...more

Urban Xtreme

Urban Xtreme

This awesome indoor adventure playground in Brisbane's north has everything from indoor skiing and snowboarding to laser tag, Ninja courses and parkour....more

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