Kids Entertainment in the Australian Capital Territory

Many families decide to move to the Australian Capital Territory to experience the amazing life style that the ACT offers. With a state full incredible landscapes and unique wildlife, the ACT offers a world of entertainment for kids – both free and paid.

This page is designed for migrants to share amazing locations throughout the ACT where your kids have had a great day out. It could be learning, eating, playing or holidaying. From nature walks to play groups, any thing you would recommend that kids can attend, so new comers to the ACT can find a great day out.

From bike rides, family picnics, parks, wild life and adventure parks, the Australian Capital Territory has it all!

If you have any suggestions for kids entertainment, please feel free to complete the below form so we can share your experience with other migrants.

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Nature and Wild Life

Lake Burley Griffin is a great day out. You can walk, ride or hire a boat for they day. There are plenty of picnic locations along the way.

Lake Burly Griffin

If dinosaurs are your thing, there is a dinosaur museum in Canberra. It is great for all ages, with lots of interactive activities and skeletons!

National Dinosaur Museum

Over the winter season there is snow on the mountains. This means a great day of riding down hills and building snow men

Tidbinbilla Mountain Range

Secret Harbour Octopus Park


Hire a Kayak or Stand up paddle board (SUP) and have a great day on the lake. If you want more of a challenge for the Kayak head to Snowy River.

Lake Burley Griffin

Day Trip

Tidbinbilla National Park is a great place to see wild life, hike, picnic or let the kids let off some energy.

Tidbinbilla National Park


The playground at the Arboretum



Basketball is big here, the kids love it, so look into joining a team. Dave