Brisbane’s northern suburb of Chermside is a fantastic place to stay with your family these school holidays. There is a huge variety of family friendly fun to be had that is only a short distance away from us here at The Chermside Apartments.

Here’s a guide to school holiday activities and family friendly fun that will please every family member:

Splash around at Chermside Aquatic Centre & Waterpark

Featuring a 25 metre heated outdoor lap pool, perfect to swim in all year round; plus a 16 metre, heated indoor programs pool; and a lagoon area and water park with six different waterslides. There are more than 200 metres of twisty slides, with shot guns, double-person tube and the Flume of Doom to keep the kids entertained all day.
Chermside Aquatic Centre is located at 375 Hamilton Road, Chermside.

Shop, eat and play at Chermside Shopping Centre

Not only does Westfield Chermside Shopping Centre boast some of Australia’s favourite retailers with over 500 stores to browse, but it has great facilities for children. Parents can shop in comfort knowing that the kids are taken care of with great child-minding services or they can play in Kid’s Activity Area.  

The Parkland Pavillion Food Court Play Area: located on level 1 is a child friendly space that has interactive musical equipment and a grassed area. Or the Level 2 Outdoor Dining Precinct Play Areaincludes slides, climbing equipment and other fun equipment.

Catch a movie at Event Cinemas

Located within the Chermside Shopping Centre, Event Cinemas features all the latest movies offering Vmax or Gold Class, and a great food and beverage cafe and a candy bar.

Have a fun time at Kingpin

More than just a bowling alley! In addition to bowling lanes there’s laser tag, arcades, karaoke, indoor ropes course, escape rooms and table tennis to participate in. Kids and adults alike will be entertained for hours with a gastro-pub menu at their café where you can relax afterwards or during your game. 

Located on Level 3, Westfield Chermside Shopping Centre.

Take a picnic lunch to Burnie Brae Park

Enjoy the great outdoors and take the kids to Burnie Brae Park for a play and a picnic. The park features plenty of open green space for the kids to run around, play with a Frisbee or kick a football. Plus it has a great shaded playground and fitness circuit with gym equipment. After a work out, picnic in the shade under large trees or at one of the BBQ areas that have picnic tables and seats. Burnie Brae Park is located at 60 Kuran St, Chermside.

Hike it to Chermside Hills

The Chermside Hills Reserves have a fantastic network of natural bushwalking areas. Enjoy a bushwalk through the Australian native forest with a range of walking tracks and trails to select from. 

Afterwards enjoy a picnic or BBQ utilising the reserve’s great facilities.

The entrance to Chermside Hills Reserve is located at 412 Trouts Rd, West Chermside.

The Chermside Apartments accommodation is a great choice for your next family holiday to Brisbane with loads of things to do within the area. Situated in the heart of Chermside, we offer a range of serviced apartments and hotel style rooms, with facilities like a swimming pool, restaurant, free wifi and a fitness room.

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