Can you believe the school holidays are upon us again? It’s time to get out and about and explore the beautiful surrounds of your home in Jindowie and with so many different things to discover, you won’t be short of things to keep the kids occupied these holidays.

Stay in with the City of Wanneroo

If the winter weather is keeping you and the kids housebound, jump online to the City of Wanneroo website where an abundance of online activities awaits. From art and craft, to exercise, cooking, indoor play activities and more, there are plenty of things to keep the kids entertained. Visit the link below to explore what’s on offer:  

Mini golf with a twist

Try your hand at mini golf in the dark at Chillisaurus Mini Golf, a dinosaur themed mini golf course 20 minutes away in Merriwa. Dinosaur lovers will be right at home at the 18 hole, glow in the dark course that is home to lots of friendly prehistoric dinosaurs and artefacts. While the kids tee off, parents can relax at Chillis Café where a range of delicious snacks, meals and drinks are available. Chillisaurus Mini Golf is open Wednesday – Sunday; Adults $18, kids $12 and supervisors $3. We hope to see them re-open for school holidays, but visit their Facebook page to see the most up to date information on opening days and times:  


Eat, Pick, Grow, Drive Trail

Take a day trip to the stunning Chittering Vallery and follow the Eat, Pick, Grow Trail. The ultimate foodies day out, taste and take home locally grown food from local producers, take part in unique fruit picking experiences and grow your own fruit, veg and succulent plants from specialist outlets. Start the day at Chocolate Drops Tearoom in Yanchep and venture as far as Golden Grove Citrus Orchard in Chittering for a family day of fun. Head to to plan your day in the valley.

Ghost House Walk Trail

Discover the natural and cultural history of the wilderness areas in Yanchep National Park, just a 5 minute drive from Jindowie. Best suited for early to late teens, this relatively easy 12.4km walking trail gives visitors the chance to encounter the sights and sounds of pristine wetlands and discover the historic remains of the ‘Ghost House’, so bring your camera! The trail starts at Wetlands Walk Trail, Yanchep National Park, maps and further information is available here:

Spend a day in paradise

An icon of the Wanneroo area since 1981, the tranquil Wanneroo Botanic Gardens have activities to cater for every member of the family. Simply wander the gardens and admire the kaleidoscope of colours of the beautiful flowers, water features and lush greenery. For more of an active day, try your hand at mini-golf on Australia’s largest outdoor mini-golf complex. Fill rumbling tummies with delicious food and coffee at the very popular Leap Frog Café, offering an all-day menu that is sure to please all palates. Hot tip: try one of their pizzas, you won’t regret it!

Image: Tourism WA 

Curl up with a book
The school holidays are always a great time to catch up on those books you’ve been meaning to get to. The Yanchep/Two Rocks Library boasts a huge collection of books for both the community’s youngest minds through to great, new release adult reads and non-fiction collections. The library is open Monday to Saturday and has a great online directory, so you can check to see if they’ve got your favourites in stock! For specific opening and closing times and to search the directory, visit:

What are you and the kids getting up to these school holidays? Let us know if we’ve missed anything new and exciting or if you’ve got a suggestion for our school holiday list. We’d love to add it on!

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