Fun Things To Do During Easter in Australia

Enjoy Easter  and Indulge in Fascinating Activities in Australia

The Easter Holiday is a time to celebrate and Australians for sure know how to celebrate. Mostly Australian locals leave their busy routine life of capital cities and spend some time out with family and friends. So, when everyone is celebrating, you might also join the Easter celebrations in Australia and enjoy the fascinating happenings around you. Because Easter in Australia is all about celebrations and amazing activities.

1. Spend a Day in Hills

One of the best things you can do to get out of your routine life and celebrate is to get time for yourself and your family. If you are in Perth, you can enjoy Easter by going on a day trip in the hills. At hills, you can explore nature in its beautiful form. Besides nature, there are some wonderful cafes which offer scrumptious food. You can also visit Lesmurdie Falls, walk in the bushes, take many many pictures so that you can keep these memories safe with you. Also, if you are a nature lover, you can visit Serpentine Falls or Noble Falls to make your day extraordinary. Moreover, if you feel like spending time in hills and waterfalls is a little more exerting for you, you still have options left for celebrating Easter out of the routine. Go to Swan Valley for a day trip in which you can treat your tastebuds with fantastic food and wonderful wine of the valley.

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2. Surfers Paradise

Gold Coast is offering Australia’s Street Entertainment Championship on Easter. If you are in Gold Coast during the Easter holidays, all you have to do is participating in this Street Entertainment Championship and you will surely have the time of your life. You will find out some of the most amazing shows by jugglers, musicians, fire breathers, magicians, acrobats, and artists. Most of these shows are free, so you do not have to worry about your budget.

3. Sydney Royal Easter Show

Sydney Royal Easter Show happens throughout the city at different locations. Many events are performed daily for visitors during this show. While on this show, you can be a part of artistic agricultural displays, fantastic fireworks, entertainment, and many thrilling activities. This show offers something for everyone and you surely will not get bored during this show. So what are you waiting for? Get your tickets and make your Easter worthwhile.

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4. Easterfest

Shopping freaks are welcomed in the Easterfest. This easterfest is all about flattering discounts, deals on electronics and different products. We can say it is like another Black Friday. In Australia, easterfest is celebrated on the day of Easter like many other countries. Some of the most common products which are sold at lower prices include electronics, electrical muscle stimulation equipment, refrigerators, LEDs, musical instruments and much more. You can take advantage of these half prices and buy as many things as you want. Shopping is for everyone, so easterfest is surely for everyone. You can never get bored or tired if you are shopping for yourself and your friends. So make sure to buy a lot of stuff and make your Easter in Australia memorable. Easterfest brings the joy and happiness of the holiday shopping season.

5. Dairy Farmers Farmyard Nursery

Why not spend your Easter on Dairy Farmers Farmyard Nursery? This is the place where you will find such cute things that you will not want to go back home. On Easter, you can get in touch with ducklings, chicks, baby goats, puppies, and baby lambs. What’s cuter than that? Your kids can not only see but also touch and hold these cuddliest creatures. If you are living in a city, this can be an amazing holiday destination, be with the farm animals. Your kids will remember it for a long time. While you are here you can experience cuddling a rabbit, watching tiny pig frolicking in the mud, catching a chicken, bottle feeding baby goat or baby lamb, and kissing the ducklings.

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6. Easter Fest at Sanctuary Cove

In Gold Coast, you can spend your day on Sanctuary Cove and enjoy the Easter Fest at Sanctuary Cove. It has a lot to offer. There are many fun-filled activities planned in this fest. You can visit Easter Bunny, Baby Animal Farm, Easter Buggy Parade, Pony Rides, Easter Egg Challenge, Jumping Castles and many more. Take your kids with you, because they are the ones who will enjoy it the most.

7. Rural Festivals

Perth offers many Rural Festivals on Easter. If you are in Perth during the holiday season, you surely are making the best of your time. You can spend your long Easter weekend in the rural areas of Western Australia where you can be a part of pretty festive events. There is a Blazing Swan festival on Easter which offers many activities for seven days. In this festival, you can explore community living, untamed antics, self-acceptance, dance, cultures, and arts. Another festival is the Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival where you can experience some of the largest homegrown vegetables, especially pumpkins.

8. Movies at Broadwater Parkland

The Broadwater Parkland is an amazing place where movies are displayed during the Easter holidays. What is better than to watch a movie with your family under the stars. The movies are screened free in the Parkland. Some other activities are also planned during the event.

9. Road Trip

A road trip can be the most fascinating thing you can have on Easter. If you are in Perth, in these four days you can drive till Exmouth to be a part of swimming with the whale sharks for easter. Make sure that you do not swim with sharks on the day you decide to drive back home, because you might get seasickness or motion sickness which will ruin your amazing trip. If you cannot drive that much in four days, not to worry, you can explore other options for yourself. Kalbarri is just a six hour drive from Perth and from here you can enjoy a day trip to Shark Bay as well as Monkey Mia. You can also enjoy the beauty of the Indian Ocean while driving towards Cervantes. In this drive, you can stop at different locations including Ledge Point, The Pinnacles, and Lancelin. You can also drive towards Esperance from Perth to get to Pink Lake, which is a very rewarding destination for a very wonderful road trip. You can also take a road trip from Perth to Augusta where you can explore the Caves Road section which is just mind-blowing. Perth to Denmark is another beautiful road trip where you can get fascinated by some of the liveliest rural towns od Bridgetown, Pemberton and Nannup.

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10. Jupiters Easter Raceday at the Gold Coast Turf Club

Another amazing thing which you do on Easter in Gold Coast trekking with your family on Jupiters Easter Raceday at Gold Coast Turf Club. You can enjoy a race or can spend some quality time with your family while participating in the Pony Rides, Easter Parade, visit Animal Farm, Easter Egg Hunt. You can also experience a visit from Easter Bunny as well as Alice from Wonderland.


Your kids’ schools are off for a week or probably two. before the kids are back to school, they deserve rewarding activities that remain in memories for life. Easter is the time where you can take your kids to amazing activities and festivals which are happening all around Australia. Do not worry about what to do during the Easter holidays, because there is a lot Australia has to offer. So get on wheels and make the most of this time.

Fun Fact

What is there to do on Easter in Australia?

People can attend mass at their local church, get together for a meal with family, or catch up with friends. A popular tradition for children (but you can have fun too!) Is to hunt in the park or yard to find chocolate eggs delivered by the legendary Easter Bunny or Bilby.

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