School Holiday Activities

Fun Activities for the School HolidaysSchool Holiday Activities Gold Coast

Don't let boredom suck the enjoyment out of your school holidays.

For a truly fun and unique experience in nature, have a school holiday full of adventure and excitement at Thunderbird Park.

Located 66 kilometres from Brisbane, the 112-hectare activity park set beside Cedar Creek in the Gold Coast Hinterland offers a range of fun school holiday activities for kids, from mini-golf to treetop high ropes and laser skirmish, not to mention the thunderegg mine, which is the perfect place for geology-mad kids to indulge in their love of volcanos.

Our beautiful surrounds is a great environment to learn new things and have a great time exploring nature and enjoying the Gold Coast Hinterland.

Below are some of the best activities we can offer for spending your Gold Coast school holidays.



School Holiday Ideas to Beat Boredom!

Treetop Challenge

Treat the kids to a zipline in the rainforest. There's also 50 safe rope challenges to conquer.

Each session lasts for 2 hours allowing children to do as many courses as they would like. You don't need any experience as our well trained team members are there to ensure your child has an amazing time. We also have a Junior Treetop Challenge course for ages 3 - 7!

Treetop Challenge Details


Laser Skirmish

This is one of our most popular gold coast school holiday activities! 

Experience jungle warfare with a scenic backdrop of the Gold Coast's hinterland. Use the natural terrain provided by the rainforest of Mt Tamborine to take cover and ambush your enemy.

A fun and exciting activity that's great for the whole family!

Laser Skirmish Details

Thunderegg Fossicking

Get out and get active with this fun little mining adventure.

Thunderbird Park is a known hot spot with some stones dating back 200-million years. Discover hidden treasures from prehistoric volcanic lava in the world's largest Thunderegg Mine.

Thunderegg Fossicking Details

Camping with the family

This is one of the best school holiday ideas suitable for the whole family.

Parents and kids will love camping out at Thunderbird Park! Sleep under the stars and swim in the rock pools along Cedar Creek and really get back to nature!

Choose from powered or unpowered sites, and enjoy full use of the camp kitchen and amenity blocks.

Camping Details

Mini Golf

Enjoy mini golf on our beautifully designed championship course in the scenic Gold Coast Hinterland. With water hazards, rock traps, bridges, bunkers and obstacles, our course is among the best mini golf experiences you will come across!

Mini Golf Details

Fun School Holiday Program

See the full list of activities with dates and times available for upcoming school holidays. Book in advance to avoid disappointment during peak holiday season. 

Contact us for more information.


About ThunderBird Park

Thunderbird Park is an amazing wildlife and geological rich oasis stretching over 112 hectares on Tamborine Mountain, Queensland, Australia.

Translucent rock pools, inspiring landscapes, towering rainforest and star studded skies all add to the magic of Thunderbird Park.

Enjoy an affordable mountain adventure, romantic escape, or family holiday. We have gum studded, powered and unpowered camp and caravan sites along with bunk room camping.

Our Incredible Range of School Holiday Activities

Thunderbird Park's range of onsite adventure activities are the perfect way to spend your Gold Coast school holidays.

  • Fossick for gemstone-filled thundereggs formed when dinosaurs roamed the earth.
  • Find treasure and meet Rockodile, Thunderbird Park's rock expert.
  • Take excitement to the top on our high ropes course Tree Top Challenge, Australia's longest and highest adventure ropes course.
  • Climb cable ladders, balance on rope bridges, catch a flying fox, crawl through tunnels, maneuver on suspended trunks or jump from great heights.
  • Go horse trail riding.
  • Bush walking.
  • Play laser skirmish in an outstanding rainforest battlefield, themed with an authentic Kokoda village.

Delicious Menu for Adults & the Kids

Set in the heart of Thunderbird Park is the new addition of the Terrace Kiosk with a wood fired pizza oven.

The Terrace Kiosk offers affordable, tasty meals and snacks while the Terrace Deli sells essential items and take away frozen delicacies that are easily microwaved.

Unbeatable Gold Coast Hinterland Location

A hidden oasis just 40 minutes drive from the Gold Coast and less than an hour from Brisbane.

Gold Coast Holiday Accommodation Available On-Site

Our hinterland holiday accommodation is ideal for your next family holiday, romantic getaway, spa retreat, corporate event or wedding celebration.

The premium location is the perfect escape if you are looking for a rainforest retreat with breathtaking views which is located only 1 hour's drive from Brisbane and a short 45-minute drive from Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast.

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Come for the day or stay and play - this magnificent mountain resort is ideal for day trips, family holidays, school holiday fun and everything in between.

Contact us for more information.