The Young Company
have lots of programs on offer in theses holidays
Summer Four Day Drama School Program. During the four day programs students develop the essentials of stage performance through improvisation, role-play and characterisation activities.
Program 1: RAIDERS OF THE SECRET STONE – suitable for 5-12 years.
This four-day program runs from Monday 5 – Thursday 8 December, 9:00am – 3:00pm.

Program 2: MAGIC, MISCHIEF & MAYHEM – suitable for 5-12 years.
This four-day program runs from Monday 12 – Thursday 15 December, 9:00am – 3:00pm.

Program 3: WINTER WONDERLAND- suitable for 5-12years.
This four-day program runs from Monday 19 – Thursday 22 December, 9:00am – 3:00pm.

Showcase for each program is the last afternoon of the program.
Cost per program: $220 – $270 (Early Bird saving available)
Bookings Required.

2017 Summer 4-Day Performance Drama Program

Program 4: THE ‘S’ FILES- suitable for 5-12 years.
This four-day program runs from Tuesday 3 – Friday 6 January, 9:00am – 3:00pm.

Program 5: KING ARTHUR’S DISASTER- suitable for 5-12 years.
This four-day program runs from Tuesday 10 – Friday 13 January, 9:00am – 3:00pm.

Program 6: VILLIANS VENGEANCE- suitable for 5-12 years.
This four-day program runs from Tuesday 17 – Friday 20 January, 9:00am – 3:00pm.

Showcase for each program is the last afternoon of the program.
Cost per program: $220 – $270 (Early Bird saving available).
Bookings required.

Program 7: Theatre Arts Training Program – suitable for 13 years+
Join the TYC Team this summer as they mentor and lead students through a series of skilled masterclasses over four intense days, runs Monday 16 – Thursday 19 January, 10:00am – 4:00pm.
Cost: $320 – $370 (Early Bird saving available).
Bookings required.
Please visit for more information and costings or call TYC on 4041 4066 or email

Santa is in the house and available for photos.
Daily from 10:00am – 2:00pm up until Christmas Eve.
Don’t forget to bring your letters for Santa! Photos from $10.00.
For more details and pricing on photos visit

Go Bowling
Go Bowling are offering tenpin bowling deals for this School Holidays.
“KIDS HAPPY HOUR” between 9:00am-10:00am and 3:00pm-4:00pm.
Open every day of the school holidays.
JUST $7.00 per person / per game (includes shoe hire, kids only)
Adults playing pay only $9.00.
Bookings are essential. All offers are per person and include shoe hire.
Call 4053 3497 or visit

Bad Fishy Jet Boating
Daily during the school holidays at 11:30am and 2:00pm (closed Christmas day).
Adults $69.00 and children (under 16 and at least 1.2m tall) $39.00 – 20% off adults and kids’ tickets for locals on the 35min ride when they mention PAKMAG at time of booking. Family tickets available.
For more information see
Call 0499 490 030 or email
Bookings are essential and subject to availability. Suitable for children over 1.2m tall.

South Cairns Gymnastics
Gymnastics 2017 Holiday Program – Prep to Grade 6.
Dates running: 10, 11 & 12 January and 17, 18 & 19 January 2017
Two 2 hour sessions daily – 10:00am to 12:00pm and 3:30pm to 5:30pm.
Cost: $25.00 for 1 session, $46.00 for 2 sessions, $60.00 for 3 sessions (sessions are 2 hours).
Walk-ins (no booking) additional $3.00.
All participants will receive a FREE icy pole at the end of each session.
Their Launchpad holiday programs are perfect for children to try gymnastics before enrolling in term classes, they are also a great way for existing members to continue their gymnastics during the holidays.
Bookings required.
For more information or to book visit

It’s time for Santa! Visit him in Centre Court.
Daily from 9.00am up until Christmas Eve.
Receive a free Mr Men Christmas book with every Santa Photo purchase (terms and conditions apply).
For more details and pricing on photos visit or

Craft n Sewing Studio
The Craft n Sewing Studio will be offering Christmas craft activities these holidays at their studio at Piccones Village on Pease Street.
Daily at 3:15pm to 4:45pm on Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 December and Tuesday 13 – Thursday 15 December.
Cost applies and children eight and under need to have an adult present at all times.
Bookings are essential.
To book or get information call 4053 4421 or email

Tobruk Memorial Pool
Check out what Tobruk pool has available these summer holidays!
Each Wednesday and Sunday from 9 December 2016 – 23 January 2017.
Mega Splash Fun Party – 10:00am to 12:00pm. Ideal for children aged six months to six years.
Floating inflatable obstacle course – 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Arts and craft activities – 10:00am – 2:00pm
Flow Rider sessions – 11:00am – 5:00pm
Please note: conditions and costs apply for more information and pricing visit

Stockland Shopping Centre

Santa’s Craft & Wrap Workshop
Calling all kids and parents! Join in Santa’s Workshop for two weeks of free arts and crafts with your choice of five different instructor-guided projects.
Do all five projects in one sitting or do over a few visits. Parents can enjoy the “chill zone” and take a break from shopping while their kids are entertained.
Craft dates: 10 – 24 December, 10.:00am – 2:00pm*
Sensory Crafts: 14 & 21 December, 8:00am – 9:00am*
Bookings are essential for the Sensory Sessions and can be made by contacting Customer Care on 4054 3066.
Location: Santa’s Workshop (between BWS & Bright Eyes)
*Please note: Workshop hours following sensory sessions are 9:00am – 12:00pm.

Family Photos with Santa!
Santa Claus is coming to town and Stockland Cairns has a brand-new Christmas set this year!
Daily from 10:00am until Christmas eve, Sundays from 10:30am
Sensory Santa: Sunday 4 and 11 December, 8:00am – 10:00am.
To make a sensory booking please contact Sensory Souls via
For more information visit

Inflatable Kingdom
The perfect venue to have a great time for all ages. Inflatable Kingdom is a high-energy, action-packed environment with inflatables of all shapes and sizes.

Open every day of the school holidays 9:00am to 4:00pm. To stay up to date with all that’s happening check out their Facebook page www.facebook/inflatablekingdomcairns
Phone 4032 2844.
Email –
164 Mayers Street, Manunda at Cairns Indoor Sports

Smithfield Shopping Centre
For all they have to offer these School Holidays, check out their website –


December School Holiday Special:
Tuesday and Thursday 3-hour laser tag session – 1:00pm-4:00pm. $25.00/person.
Tuesdays 13 and 20 December and Thursdays 15 and 22 December.

Every day during holidays: three laser tag missions for $21.00/person includes membership!
FAMILY PASS: Includes a family of four. $70.00 for three laser tag missions each (conditions apply).
Places are limited so bookings are essential
To find out more visit
and follow them on
or to book phone 4031 9865 or email

The Pier
Party with Santa (Presented by Pakmag)
Saturday 10 December, 10.30am to 12.30pm
Great prizes to be won including a family holiday at Oaks Lagoons Port Douglas worth $1,500.
BRING A GIFT for ‘School Savvy by Centracare Cairns’. Help us support this great initiative and donate backpacks, stationery and general school supplies.

Connect with Christmas
Sing or dance on our stage and upload to our Facebook page!
21 November to 21 December, 7:00am to 7:00pm
For more information, contact 4052 7749 or and like them on Facebook to keep up to date on all happening at The Pier Shopping Centre.

Cairns REGIONAL Gallery
Great workshops available throughout the School Holidays.
12 December Jolly Jellyfish Baubles – 10:00am / $16 / Kids ages 3-6
Make a Merry Reef Wreath – 1:00pm / $19 / Kids ages 7-11
13 December Super Special Christmas Cards – 10:00am / $16 / Kids ages 4-7
1:00pm / $19 / Kids ages 8-14
14 December Christmas Mobile – 10:00am / $16 / Kids ages 3-6
1:00pm / $19 / Kids ages 6-9
15 December Festive Clay Decorations – 10:00am / $17 / Kids ages 4-7
Festive Garlands Knot Tying & Weaving – 1:00pm / $20 / Kids ages 8-14
Bookings essential
For more information or to book email call 4046 4800 or email

Modern Pantry
Kid’s Cooking Classes – for children aged 3- 6years.
Fun, hands-on classes where kids’ imaginations can run wild. The kids will learn how to make tasty, nutritious dishes and take home everything they cook!
Classes for 3-5 years – $20.00 for 1 hour
Classes for 6+years – $55.00 and run for 2.5 hours
Everything is included in this cost. Plus, the kid’s take home everything they cook!
To see the class schedule or just find out more information, go to

Jamie Gosling Football Academy
School Holiday 3day Soccer Clinics – suitable for 5 – 16 years
Week 1 – Monday, 12 to Wednesday, 14 December
Week 2 – Monday, 19 to Wednesday, 21 December
9:00am – 12:00pm each day at St Andrew’s Catholic College Redlynch
Cost – JGFA Players $30.00 per day or $75.00 for 3 days
Non JGFA $90.00 for 3 days or $35.00 per day (per Child)
What to Bring – Playing Kit (t-shirt, shorts, socks), soccer boots/trainers and water bottle
For more information, or please email Jamie at

Are running two Mega Sessions these holidays.

Christmas Mega Session on Saturday 17 December starting at 12:30pm. And then on Saturday 21 January starting at 12:30pm.

The mega sessions run for a whopping 4.5 hours. The Christmas Mega Session has missions themed around Santa and his elite strike team of Elves vs the naughty children trying to make off with Santa’s sack of presents. They will be giving out presents and prizes including a top prize of a six month free pass!

Both include a free sausage sizzle lunch with soft drinks for sale.

All this for $30.00! And any repeat sessions during school holidays are half price which also applies to the mega sessions.

Bookings are essential.
For more information or to book go to or email or like them on Facebook @ Lasertag Cairns.

Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre
Bugs and Other Dead Stuff – running daily from 13 December until 23 January 2017 (excludes Christmas Day)
An exciting and educational exhibition for the kiddies featuring a live bug collection with a range of rainforest bugs, and giant prehistoric critters and insect collection boards of species endemic to the Cairns region. Bug pinning and drawing workshops will be held during the exhibition through self-guided instruction.
FREE entry and participation. Suitable for the whole family
On display in the Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre, 46 Collins Avenue Edge Hill
For more information

Paradise for kids young and old with lots to keep them occupied during the school holidays.
There is a swimming pool, adventure playground and an 18-hole mini-golf course.
Families can enjoy a full day of FUN with unlimited entry to the adventure playground, lap pool or mini-golf for a whole day. Prices start from just $4.00. Open daily from 7:00am.
To find out more visit

Kids club – runs Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 8:30 – 10:00am
Running from 2 – 20 January 2017, $35.00 per child per day.
Bookings are required
For more information or to book / 4038 1304 / / Facebook cairnswakepark

Cairns Kart Hire and Laser Tag

Only 10 minutes from the Cairns CBD is an adventure experience that you will be bragging about for months to come!
Whether it’s the high-octane thrills of Go Karting or the stealth and precision of the region’s premier indoor Laser Tag arena… there’s an adventure for everyone! Laser tag from $10.00 *conditions apply

Open 7 days from 9:00am till 10:00pm
For more information,
Call on 4055 0355 or like them on Facebook Cairns Kart Hire and laser tag located Cnr Walker Road and Captain Cook Hwy Smithfield.