For a sky-high experience like no other, visitors to Eureka Skydeck can help celebrate KING KONG Live on Stage by getting a photo with the big man himself for $10. Kong’s giant model hand will be on display on level 88 of Eureka Tower until February 2014.
Visitors to the attraction before 31 August will also go into the draw to win the Ultimate King Kong Experience including a trip to New York and tickets to the Melbourne production.
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Docklands precinct is the ideal place to take icy adventures a little further. Kids can get their skates on throughout the school holidays at the Medibank Icehouse. They can also enjoy the Winter Wonderland Circus Spectacular at Wonderland Fun Park, featuring circus stunts such as acrobatics and daring aerial performances. Visitors can also witness the dazzling display of musically-themed fireworks every Friday night during July at the Piazza in Docklands.
Immerse yourself in the recently upgraded Planetarium and explore the universe we live in from 29 June to 14 July. Discover the science in everyday household objects in a performance by circaNICA and in the highly interactive House Secrets exhibition. Last chance to visit House Secrets which closes on Sunday 14 July to make way for a new exciting exhibition Think Ahead which opens in December.
Visit museumvictoria.com.au or phone 13 11 02.
The Melbourne Aquarium’s newly born King Penguin chicks, Wallace and Neptune, are the first of their kind to ever be born in Australia and are celebrating their first winter these holidays. Also new to the Aquarium is the Rainforest Adventure exhibit, which explores some of Australia’s unique rainforest animals including the world’s largest display of Archerfish.
Visit the Bay of Rays – one of twelve new zones to open as part of the attraction’s extensive $8M, five month refurbishment programme.
PLUS Get ready to be transported from the depths of the ocean to the leafy surrounds of the Australian Rainforest throughout the winter school holidays in Melbourne Aquarium’s brand new Rainforest Adventure exhibit.
From 1-31 July, join the Octonauts on their amazing marine adventure, packed with quiz trails, colouring-in stations, a kids reading corner and movie room, PLUS Octogoodies to be won and meet Captain Barnacles between 11am and 2pm from July 9- July 11.
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Melbourne Zoo's school holiday program is back, bigger and better than ever with Kids Go Wild!
Children will have an action packed day, visit secret areas of the Zoo, meet animals up close, chat to Zoo keepers, take part in craft and games, and have fun with other kids who are as wild about animals as they are!
Kids Go Wild runs every weekday of the school holidays!* The program is recommended for children aged 5 to 10 years old, however 11 to 12 year olds are also welcome.
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Giant ants are invading Fed Square this school holidays, but there’s no need to break out the bug spray. The human-sized insects are the star performers of Fed Square’s free puppet program, held each year during the July School Holidays.
The life-size ants are created by Melbourne puppet company, Polyglot Theatre, and will need your kids’ assistance to find giant crumbs in The Atrium to make their nests.
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Held during the July school holidays, The Roola Boola festival will introduce children to a range of art forms over four fun days.
Children aged 4-12 will be challenged to think creatively through innovative workshops and performances in improvisational theatre, puppetry, music, circus, dance and more.
Roola Boola will also feature a storytelling zone, craft activities and the very popular Argy Barge all-day theatre workshop for 8 -12 year olds. Adults at children's prices and discount packages available.
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