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Want to have fun getting cuddly with Koala’s? Brisbane’s favourite native animal sanctuary, Lone Pine is the world’s first and largest koala sanctuary. Meet over 130 Koala’s, get up close and personal with a Kangaroo or introduce yourself the range of Australian wildlife. This is an all-round fun family day for the whole family.
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2. White Ridge Farm
Just north of Brisbane, White Ridge Farm offers people of all ages the opportunity to visit and interact with friendly and sweet-natured animals every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am until 3pm. They have an array of farm animals such as: llamas, alpacas, a donkey, a camel, pigs, horses, cows, sheep, goats and chickens!
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3. Workshop Rail Museum
Go back in time and visit Australia’s oldest operating railway workshop, Choo Choo! The Workshops Rail Museum is an award-winning interactive heritage and cultural experience located in North Ipswich. Take the kids through the active heritage workshops and see the state's steam fleet being restored.
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4. Go Kart
Want to take family competition to the next level? Test your skill against the each other or clock or race the kids at two awesome Go Kart venues. Sideways in Eagle Farm or Kingston Park Raceway in Logan will give you and the family hours of fun.
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5. The Parkland Explorer
Boarding now! The Parkland Explorer will take you for a cruise through the Roma Street Parklands. This free motorised train is ran 7 days a week by volunteers, who will educate the family along way as you explore these gorgeous grounds.
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6. Putt Putt
Have a love for golf or even Putt Putt? Take the kids to enjoy mini golf or a round of golf at Victoria Park in Herston. The premier golf course has a fantastic 18-hole course, driving range and 18-hole putt putt course that weaves around rocky terrain, swinging poles, sand and water traps and more.
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7. Treetop Challenge
Prepare yourself for the ultimate adventure! At the Treetop Challenge you and the kids will have over 100 tree top challenges across 6 huge courses to choose from. Tree Top Challenge spans across 10 acres of unspoilt natural bushland where you will experience the feeling of flying as you glide over crocodiles and Kangaroos.
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8. Museum of Brisbane
Museum of Brisbane brings Brisbane city's vibrant art, culture and history alive right in the heart of the CBD. You will find Museum of Brisbane runs educational and fun kids programs during the school holidays that will stimulate your kid’s minds for hours. Click the link to find out what sessions they offer over the coming school holidays.
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9. The Cube
As the world’s largest interactive learning display space, The Cube at QUT is designed to inspire the next generation of thinkers. The Cube offers a variety of fun, interactive and hands-on learning experiences for people of all ages.
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