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Easter School Holidays Adventure Festival

Saturday 13 - Saturday 27 Apr, 2019 2019-04-13 00:00:00 2019-04-27 00:00:00 Australia/Sydney Easter School Holidays Adventure Festival School Holidays Adventure festival has a mountain of activities the whole family to enjoy. Slack lining, trampoline sessions, treasure hunts, skate park workshops, mountain bike pump track sessions, arts and crafts, rock-climbing, face painting and lots more…. Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia Add to Calendar

The Easter School Holidays Adventure festival has a mountain of activities the whole family can enjoy across the entire school holidays period!

There’s treasure hunts, Easter egg hunts, mountain biking, arts and crafts, rock climbing, face painting, family movie nights plus heaps more!

Experience the beautiful outdoors these school holidays with the family. On top of all the planned school holiday activities you can take on the variety of stunning hiking trails and even make the family trek to the top of Mt Kosciuszko, try mountain biking, take a scenic chair lift ride and enjoy the fun Thredbo Leisure Centre filled with a waterslide and mission inflatable.

Headlining this Easter Long Weekend is the Thredbo $10,000 Golden Easter Egg Hunt by Lindt taking place on Easter Sunday. Six Lindt Golden Bunnies will be hidden, with a jackpot Bunny worth $5,000 and five other Bunnies worth $1,000 each. With six opportunities to take home the cash this Easter, it could be egg’stra $pecial. There’s also a Giant Kids Easter Egg Hunt from 10am at Friday Flat, where over 5000 Lindt chocolate eggs will be waiting to be found.

Check out all of the activities below and click here to see all the Easter Family Holiday Accomodation Pacakges that are on offer…there’s something for everyone.


Easter Holidays Family 5 Night Adventure Package

Spend the school holidays in the mountains with your family and take in everything Thredbo has to offer. Package includes 5 nights’ accommodation, scenic chairlift access, 15 bobsled rides per person, access to the Thredbo Leisure Centre, 1 round of golf per day and 1 hour of tennis court hire per day plus access to all of the Easter School Holiday Adventure Festival activities.

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3 for 2 Easter School Holidays Escape Package

Experience an Easter escape these school holidays like no other, come and explore the magic of the Snowy Mountains in Thredbo. This package includes 3 nights accommodation and a 3 Day Resort Pass per person.

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$10,000 Golder Easter Egg Hunt

When: 21 April
Where: Friday Flat
Time: 11am
Register: 9.30am at Friday Flat Clock Tower
Age: must be over 18 to claim the prize
Gold Coin donation to go towards the Children Hospital Foundation
Hop on over to Thredbo’s famous Easter Egg Hunt to find a lucky Lindt $urprise.   One $5,000 Jackpot Lindt Gold Bunny and five $1,000 Golden Lindt Eggs to be won. (T’s & C’s apply)


Kids Giant Easter Egg Hunt

When: 21 April
Where: Friday Flat
Time: 10am
Rego from 9.30am
Cost: Gold coin donation to go towards the children hospital foundation 
Thredbo’s Easter Bunny, Rowdy, has been out and about hiding Easter eggs for this big event. Bring a basket and go hunting for the sweet Easter treats.


Bike Time

Where: Thredbo MTB workshop
When: 13 – 27 April
Time: 9am – 3pm
Your task is to start at the Mountain Bike Workshop located at Valley Terminal, grab a location sheet and head to the five Mountain Bike trails listed. Collect a stamp at each trail head. Once completed all five tracks head back the MTB workshop to collect your prize!


Hike Time

Where: Start at the Thredbo Information Centre
When: 13 – 27 April
Time: 9am – 3pm
Here’s an activity for the whole family!
1. Start at the Thredbo Information Centre
2. Grab a location sheet, head to the four trails heads and collect a stamp
3. Once completed go back to the Information Centre to collect your prize!


Nature Bingo

Where: Thredbo Information Centre
When: 13 – 27 April
Time: 9pm – 3pm
BINGO! Grab a free Nature Bingo sheet from the Thredbo Information Centre before you head on a walk or hike. Play with your family or friends and see who will find a row first.


Free Disc Golf

Where: Friday Flat Disc Golf Course
When: 13 – 27 April
Hire Disc: Grab a free disc from Thredbo Retails (must pay a deposit)
Time: 9am – 3pm
Looking for a fun activity during your summer stay in Thredbo? Head over to the Friday Flat area for a game of disc golf.


Tiny Library

Where: Thredbo Village Square (near the bathrooms)
Time: 24hrs
Thredbo has joined the Free Library Sharing Network and for the School Holiday Adventure Festival our Tiny Library will be hosting an array for great books the whole family can enjoy.


Giant Games

Time: 10am – 3pm
When: 13 – 18, 20, 22 – 27 April
Where: Thredbo Keller Green
Thredbo has a range of fun outdoor giant games to play. From Connect Four, Jenga, corn boards and much more… Relax while the kids play or join in on the fun.


Book Boat

Where: Thredbo Keller Green
When: 13 – 18, 20, 22 – 27 April
Time: 10am – 3pm
SS Mountain Daze is stacked with books for all ages, jump aboard and explore the magical world of books, in the great outdoors.


Family Yoga

Where: Thredbo Leisure Centre, Stretch Room
When: 13, 14, 20, 26 & 27 April
Time: 8.30am – 9.30am
BYO: Mat
A fun and supportive yoga class the whole family can enjoy that will have you stretching, strengthening and centering your zen in no time.


Face Painting

19 & 20 April | Keller Green | 10am – 1pm
21 April | Friday Flat Bistro | 9am – 11.30am
Be transformed into a magical creature – with a flick of the brush, Lily will bring your character to life.


Easter Egg Basket & Mask Making

Where: Kids Games Room, near Thredbo Information Centre
When: 13 – 18 and 20 April
Time: 10am – 12pm
Get ready for the kids Easter Egg Hunt by creating your very own Easter egg basket to help you collect yummy choccy treats.


Paint Party

Where: Kids Games Room – next to the Thredbo Information Centre
When: 13 – 18, 20, 22 – 27 April
Time: 10am – 12pm
Get creative and bring your favourite Thredboland animal to life with the free ceramic painting station.



Where: Kids Games Room – next to the Thredbo Information Centre
When: 13 – 18, 20, 22 – 27 April
Time: 10am – 12pm
Pick a shape, then a colour, join them together and create a one of a kind colourful and creative craft piece.


Tree Planting

Where: Behind the large Maps at Valley Terminal
When: 13, 14, 18, 20, 25, 26 & 27 April
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Thredbo is running a tree planting program to help with offsetting carbon emissions. Come along, grab a mini shovel and plant a tree to keep our beautiful environment clean.


National Parks Cultural Display

Where: Thredbo Keller Green
When: 20 April
Time: 11am – 2pm
Kosciuszko National Park is well known for its spectacular views and diverse wildlife, but there is also an ancient landscape full of history to explore. Aboriginal people have lived for thousands of years in the High Country region. Join our Aboriginal Discovery Rangers to see the Traditional Tools and techniques Aboriginal People used to live within such a unique landscape. Take part in hands-on activities such as string making or try your hand at starting fire without matches or a lighter.


Slackline Fun

Where: Thredbo Village Green
When: 13, 14, 18, 20, 26 & 27 April
Time: 2pm – 3pm
Be ready to enter into the world of acro-balancing and slack rope. It’s all about balance and belief that you can do it! Enjoy this fun new skill that everybody can learn.


Kids Bike Race

Where: Kids Bike Park
When: 13, 16, 19, 22 & 25 April
Time: 3pm
BYO: Bike
Helmet compulsory
The Thredbo Mountain Bike Team will be hosting a Kids Mountian Bike Race on the Kids Bike Park, located at Valley Terminal.  Make sure you practice in the day to test your speed skills in the afternoon. There will be prizes for quickest times.


Family Movies & popcorn

Where: Kids Games Room, Thredbo Alpine Hotel
When: 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26 & 27 April
Time: 4.30pm
When it comes to the school holidays, the cinema is always a great option to finish off a fun day. Thredbo is showing a great line up of family classics throughout the Festival. Make sure you come and grab some fresh free popcorn.

K7 Bouldering Clinic

Where: Thredbo Leisure Centre
When: 15, 17, 23 & 25 April
Time: 5pm – 6pm
The team from K7 Adventure will give the kids tips on bouldering and climbing.

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*Mission Inflatable

When: Daily
Where: Thredbo Leisure Centre
Time: 12pm – 6pm
Cost: $8.00
Must complete a 25m swim test
Who will be the fastest over the Mission Inflatable today? Have a go, record a time and see if you are the daily champion.


Springfree® Trampoline

When: Daily
Where: Village Green
Time: Daylight hours 
Springfree® Trampoline, the world’s safest trampoline, is now at Thredbo! Enjoy Springfree’s soft, safe bounce! Whether its up, down  or side to side, the Springfree Trampolines offer hours of endless fun.


Kids Free Bounce Sessions*

When: April
Saturday 13th
Monday 15th
Wednesday 17th
Good Friday 19th
EASTER Saturday 20th
EASTER Sunday 21st
EASTER Monday 22nd
Wednesday 24th
Friday 26th
Saturday 27th
Where: Thredbo Leisure Centre, ACE Trampoline
Time: 30 min sessions)
2:30pm – 2:30pm
Cost: $10 (member) $12 (non-member)
Age: 8yrs & over
Max 8pax per session. Must sign a waiver on arrival. Must book 6459 4138
BOUNCE is a safe and multi-sensory environment for kids to harness balance, coordination, strength and play in a way that focuses on creativity and self-expression. It is the perfect freestyle playground for kids to progress and have fun!


*Kids Night Adventure

Meet at: 6pm Valley Terminal
Pick up: 9pm Thredbo Leisure Centre
Age: 6 – 12yrs
Cost: $45 book via the Thredbo Estore
In the night time, the bush transforms into a mysterious, magical place. The kids will join our
adventure guides for a sausage sizzle, arts & crafts plus heaps of games, then head out on a night time adventure to search for Thredbo’s famous nocturnal creatures, they might find a sleepy wombat or some sneaky possums.

*Book a Guided Hike

Hike: Mt Kosciuszko Summit Hike
Date: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Time: Meet at 9.50am
Cost: $54

Hike: Mt Kosciuszko Sunset Hike
Date: April 17 & 21
Cost: $115

Hike: Alpine Lakes Hike
Date: April 14 & 21
Time: 8.50am, 7 hours walking plus return drive from Charlotte Pass
Cost: $120

Hike: Mt Townsend Hike
Date: April 13, 20 & 27
Time: 8.50am
Cost: $120

Hike: Mt Kosciuszko Full Moon Hike
Date: April 19
Cost: $120

Call the guides team on 1300 020 589 if you have any questions

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Other Activities

Mountain biking, Disc Golf, Bobsled, Thredbo Leisure Centre, golf course, giant chess & checkers, tennis courts, skate park, pump track, bike skills park, playground, Kosciuszko Express Chairlift, Thredbo Ski Museum and K7 Abseiling Adventures.


Free Friday Flat Bus Loop

Where: Friday Flat & Thredbo Information Centre bus stops
When: 15th – 28th April Time: 9am – 5pm
Thredbo will be operating the big red bus between Friday Flat and the Information Centre from 9am to 5pm daily.

Please note:

Parental supervision is required on all activities.
Weather Dependent; Schedule is subject to change – please check with the Information Centre
*Costs apply


For any enquiries about this event, please email: events@evt.com

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