Cairns School Holidays Guide

April 2nd to 18th

Easter School Holiday Guide 2022

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Packed full of ideas, programs, activities and events happening over the Easter holidays in Cairns

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Kids About Cairns brings you The BEST school holiday programs and activities in Cairns and surrounds, for kids and teenagers.  

From all day programs, ideal for working parents, to fun activities for all of the family, we are sure you will find something here to keep the kids entertained these school holidays.

The Easter School holidays in QLD begins with kids finishing school on Friday the 1st of April and ends with kids going back on Tuesday the 19th. The actual Easter long weekend falls right at the end of the holidays.

Featured School Holiday Programs and Activities



Easter arrives early for kids at Mount Sheridan Plaza


That’s only the tip of the easter-themed action at our easter adventure carnival!

Make these school holidays an out of this world experience here at Mount Sheridan Plaza. Travel into Space in a 3D Mobile Inflatable Dome with LIVE ...

106 Barnard Drive, Mt Sheridan, Qld 4686

  EASTER SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM 2022 PLUS THE GREAT MUSEUM EASTER EGG HUNT! Keep the kids busy these Easter school holidays with the Cairns Museum school holiday ...

93/105 Lake Street, Cairns City

Easter arrives early for kids at Mount Sheridan Plaza! WOULD YOUR KIDS LIKE TO PARTY WITH THE EASTER BUNNY?! That’s only the tip of the Easter-themed action ...

106 Barnard Drive, Mt Sheridan, Qld 4686

Beat the boredom at the Historic Village Herberton these holidays. Open every day over the Easter period, there is lots to keep the big and ...

6 Broadway Street, Herberton Queensland 4887

EASTER MINI SHOOT Starting on the 1st of April till the 15th of April. ONLY $25 per child * Including your images (digital) * 10-15 minute photo sessions * 2 ...

Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns

ADRIANA's Painting Parties

𝘼𝙧𝙚 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙡𝙤𝙤𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙖 𝙛𝙪𝙣 𝙖𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙫𝙞𝙩𝙮 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙮𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙘𝙝𝙞𝙡𝙙𝙧𝙚𝙣?
Painting pARTy is perfect for your kids! They will enjoy painting and learn to have fun without using any gadgets. They just might find a hidden hobby or extraordinary talent at a very early age. You never know, we just might find the next little Picasso!
Register now: 

School Holiday Programs and activities

School holiday ideas in Cairns for kids, teens and families.

Including All Day and Half Day Programs – Ideal for working parents!

ALL DAY PROGRAM.  Get ready for non-stop adventures these school holidays with TYC’s Awesome Autumn Drama Programs 5-12 years

169 - 171 Bunda St Cairns City QLD 470

Hop to Easter Craft these school holidays! ​Enjoy FREE egg-citing Easter craft workshops located at Megaland near Hairhouse Warehouse, where kids will have the chance to ...

274 Mulgrave Road, Westcourt, Cairns

Join us at Raintrees for Free School Holiday Fun! Zoo to You! Balloon Art! Face Painting Fun! The Easter Bunny plus free giveaways for the kids!    

Cnr Alfred Street & Koch Street, Manunda

ALL DAY PROGRAM Full of fun, your child will have the best time singing, dancing, acting and swimming all week!  

70 Russell Street, Edgehill, Qld 4870

Stand Up Paddle boarding! Lessons and Guide. School holidays are here the fun begins with Goldsborough Mon-Sat & Tinaroo on Sundays (book 4 the 5th is free) kids ...

Goldsborough and Tinaroo

HALF DAY PROGRAM – Over 2 days. 4th & 5th April Little Lifesavers is a great introduction to surf lifesaving for children aged 5 to 11. This ...

Cairns Esplanade

Hop to it…Easter Putt Putt – Let the good times roll and putt putt your way through our Easter themed mini golf course. Plus, Tee-riffic prizes ...

1-2 McLeod Street, Cairns

Easter Magic Show – White Wizard. Cairns Zoom Animal Keeper Show. FACE PAINTING. FACE PAINTING FOR THE KIDS… Crazy Bron or Sweet K will delight the kids with their ...

344 Mulgrave Road, Westcourt Cairns

Are you some-bunny who needs some egg-citing Easter holiday plans? ​ ​School holiday class bookings are open now! ​ ​Classes include digital drawing, eco-workshops with recycled materials, portraiture, watercolour ...

40 Abbott St, Cairns City QLD 4870

Looking for unique Cairns children’s activities? The Pamagirri Mini Mob has you covered. Learn the secrets of didgeridoo playing with your own Pamagirri Guide. Practice on ...

1030 Kennedy Hwy, Kuranda QLD

School holidays are back Get the kids out of the house and into some outdoor fun (this means you too parents ). Your choice of a ...

330 Stager Road, Mirriwinni QLD

School Holidays Kids Acrylic Pouring Classes! For ages 6 -16 years. Don’t let your kids be bored these school holidays!  Book them into a fun and creative ...

1009 Redlynch Intake Rd, Redlynch

Pony Camp for 1, 2 or 3 days! Ages 5 -15 yrs New family-friendly riding school on the Tablelands! EASTER HOLIDAYS 2022 SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM Week 1: Monday the ...

5707 Kennedy Highway in Mareeba

Open to 8 to 14 year olds, Junior Keepers incorporates animal feeding, presentation, interaction and projects to assist our keepers in their day to day ...

Port Douglas Road, Port Douglas

FREE* Donut Workshops 4-10th April PLUS FREE* Mini Soccer Workshops 11-13 April  Hop into Easter You do-nut want to miss this!  FREE* Donut Decorating workshops these school holidays ...

Corner Captain Cook and Kennedy Highways. Smithfield, Qld 4878

CYCAS Kids Circus classes for ages 6-17. School Holiday Classes Casual entry $25 per class • School Holiday Class Passes available Our trainers are skilled in a wide ...

74 Telford Street, Earlville, Qld

Enjoy a visit with the Fun-E-Farm and The Buzz About Bugs Workshops. 6th April. Bring the kids for a visit with the delightful animals from the Fun-E-Farm. There ...

113 Old Smithfield Rd, Freshwater

Kids Stay Active Holiday Programme ALL DAY PROGRAM.   8am-5pm. Ages 5-15 Years Old. Wet Weather Facilities

356 Sheridan Street, Cairns

Are you looking for FREE school holiday events? Cairns Libraries have got you sorted! Magic Shows, Dungeons & Dragons, STEAM Explorer Stations, Street Dance Workshop, Maker ...

151 Abbott Street, Cairns, 4870

ALL DAY PROGRAM – Wakeboard Progression Classes or KIDS CLUB 1.5hours for ages 7 -12 years. Aqua Park – water Park and Barra Park also open  

Cairns Wake Park Lot 5 Captain Cook Hwy Smithfield, 4878, QLD

Put the iPad down and get on ya bikes this school holidays. Mums/Dads welcome to ride!

Thompson Road, Edmonton, Qld

School Holiday Program – Kindergym for 2-7 years. Skill Development for Prep to Grade 6. Trick & Tumble for 8-15 years. KindaNinja for 2-5 years.  NinjaGym for ...

93-99 Robert Rd, Bentley Park, Qld 486

Cairns Wake Park
Progression classes

Dec / Jan School Holidays Wake Squad 🌟
🔹Wakeboarding progression classes ➕
🔹Off water activities
🔹Jam packed FULL DAYS of wakeboarding and fun for the HOLIDAYS ☀️

Box Jelly Theatre

Drama Holiday Workshops for Teens

Mon 17 Jan – Fri 21 Jan


Jamie Gosling Football Academy
Holloways Beach

Learn and improve your soccer skills
 We have 4 weeks of Holiday Clinics

Tue | Wed |  Thur
9am to 12pm

14th – 16th Dec 2021
21st – 23rd Dec 2021
11th – 13th Jan 2022
18th – 20th Jan 2022

kick Accademy

Kick Academy FNQ

Wk 1: Mon – Wed
Wk 2: Wed – Fri
8.30 to 2.30pm

School Holiday Clinics boys and girls ages 6 and over. packed full of fun games, skills & personal development!

Golf clinic

Cairns Golf Club

  • June School Holiday Program Monday 28th &Tuesday 29th June.
    Two days of coaching with our PGA professionals.
    Open to kids 5+ and for all abilities.
    During the two days we will cover chipping, putting, full swing and on course play.

EASTER Celebrations

Easter Egg Hunts and More!

Visit our WHAT’s ON page to find Easter Events.

Including PakMag Eggstravaganza plus more

Limberlost Nursery in Freshwater
School Holiday Workshops

Information coming soon..

Guinea Pigs!
Available for a cuddle every Saturday and Sunday between 9-10am and 3-4pm

Learning Tree Tuition
School Holiday Programs
Trinity Brach

Over the 2021/2022 Christmas Holiday Period we have a variety of programs to offer! 

– Math & English Tutoring

– Kids Art & Craft Workshops

– PREPare for Prep sessions

Come Pour With Me
School Holiday Program
For those of you wanting your children to engage their creative minds, have fun and produce stunning artwork. These classes will be on in December and January. The cost is $55 per child.  See the booking link below for details and booking options

Active or Adventure Type Activities

Keep the kids practising their music over the holidays – Hire a musical instrument!

Hire a Flute, clarinet, trumpet or trombone for $20 a month, or a saxophone for $30 month
Local Cairns Business

Sports & Physical activites

Keep the kids moving these school holidays!

Cairns Wake Park

Kids Club 
Mon | Wed | Fri | Sat
8:30 – 10am
Suitable for ages 6 – 12yrs
Knee boarding and wakeboarding coaching
Equipment inclusive
Slow speed
Buggy pick ups
‼️Bookings are essential
Scuba kids

Divers Den

Half Day 3hr
Scuba Kids Program
Sun afternoons & Tuesday mornings

  • Try scuba diving in the shallow end of our pool, supervised by our professional PADI instructors
  • Snorkel, swim and try our underwater scooters

Little Lifesavers

Cairns and Port Douglas

Little Lifesavers, is a great introduction to surf lifesaving for children aged 5 to 11.

kids Yoga

Get your kids prepared for the new school year with
yoga postures, mindfulness, breathing and relaxation
Thursday 6th, 13th & 20th January
Ages 5 – 11 @ 12.00pm &
12 – 17 @ 1.30pm
(60 mins duration

Early bird special $70 before 15th Dec thereafter $90


Bring on the FUN!
Join us for a 💦splashing💦 good time these school holidays with holiday fun for the whole family!
Adventure awaits you
Sunday 12th December with our Optus truck movie event!
Super Slides 🌊 Mini Golf ⛳ Splash Town 💦 Licensed cafe 🍻 Outdoor Cinema 🙌

Half Moon Bay Golf Course
 Yorkeys Knob

Monday 20th Dec

FREE come and try holiday clinic

For boys and girls 6-14
Plus Girls only holiday clinic

 All equipment is supplied 

For more information contact Graham Bolton on 0435533724 or

Disclaimer: The above information comes from the individual businesses website or Facebook pages. Sometimes businesses makes changes to times and events.

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