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Kids Summer Adventure Festival

Friday 24 Dec, 2021 - Saturday 15 Jan, 2022 2021-12-24 09:00:00 2022-01-15 17:00:00 Australia/Sydney Kids Summer Adventure Festival The School Holidays Adventure festival has a mountain of activities the whole family to enjoy. Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia Add to Calendar

  • CostFree
  • Time9am - 6pm | daily

The School Holidays Adventure festival has a mountain of activities the whole family can enjoy. Treasure hunts, kids mountain bike races, arts and crafts, rock-climbing, face painting and lots more….

There is plenty to do keeping the whole family flat out trying to keep up. We still have our bobsleds, swimming pool with waterslide & mission inflatable and the Kosciuszko Express chairlift running that is all included in the Thredbo Resort Pass.

Families can ride to the top of the Kosciuszko Express chairlift to downhill on a bike or take a leisurely walk to the to the top of Australia. With the wild flowers out and about, it’s the best time of year to put on your walking shoes and explore the mountains!

Full Schedule

Free* Activities for the Whole Family

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Christmas Carrols with Santa

When: 24 Dec
Where: Alpine Bar
Time: 6 – 7:30pm

Thredbo will be filled with the sound of Christmas as the local community turns out for carols and cheer. Keep a lookout for Santa Claus, rumor has it he might even be dropping by to say hi…

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Thredbo Amazing Race

When: Daily
Where:  Start at the Thredbo Information Centre
Time: 8:30am – 3pm

Think you have what it takes to be a part of Thredbo’s Amazing Race? Take on the challenge! Your mission is to follow all the secret clues to find the hidden treasure! Perfect for families to discover all that the Thredbo Village has to offer. Find your first clue at the Thredbo Information Centre.

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Bike Challenge

When: Daily
Where: Thredbo MTB Retail Shop
Time: 8:30am – 3pm

Your task is to start at the Mountain Bike Retail Shop located at Valley Terminal, grab a location sheet and head to the four mountain bike trails listed. Collect a sticker at each trail head. Once you complete all four tracks head back the Mountain Bike Retail Shop to collect your prize!

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Hike Challenge

When: Daily
Where: Thredbo Information Centre
Time: 9am – 3pm

Here’s an activity for the whole family! Start at the Thredbo Information Centre. Grab a location sheet, head to the four trail heads and collect a stamp. Once completed go back to the Thredbo Information Centre to collect your prize!

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Nature Bingo

When: Daily
Where: Thredbo Information Centre
Time: 9am – 3pm

Grab a free Nature Bingo sheet from the Thredbo Information Centre and head on a walk or hike. Play with your family or friends and see who will find a row first. Once completed head back the Thredbo Information Centre to collect your prize!

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Giant Games

When: Daily
Where: Thredbo Keller Green & Top of the Gondola
Time: 10am – 3pm

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.

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Slackline Fun

When: Daily
Where: Thredbo Valley Terminal on the river below the MTB Skills Park.
Time: 10am – 3pm

Parental supervision required.

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.

 

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Family Yoga

When: 28, 31 Dec, 4, 7, 11, 14 Jan
Where: Townsend Room – Thredbo Alpine Hotel
Time: 8.30am – 9.30am

A free, fun and supportive yoga class the whole family can enjoy that will have you stretching, strengthening and finding your zen in no time. These classes are limited to 12 people per class with a first come first serve basis. Yoga matts are supplied.

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Face Painting

When: 27, 28 Dec, 3*, 4, 10*, 11* Jan
Where: Village Square
Time: 11am – 2pm

Be transformed into a magical creature – with a flick of the brush your character will be brought to life.

*Postponed

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Arts & Crafts

When: 26 – 30 Dec, 2 – 6, 9 – 13 Jan
Where: Village Square
Time: 10am – 2pm

Get creative and bring your favourite Thredboland animal to life with the free ceramic painting and colouring. Get creative and bring out your inner Picasso!

*Weather Permitting 

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Tree Planting

When: 27, 29 Dec, 3, 5, 10, 12 Jan
Where: Uphill from the bottom of the Gondola
Time: 3pm – 4pm

Thredbo has teamed up with Keep It Cool & Burton to run 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. With lucky dip Burton prizes to be found, you could score some fresh gear while doing your part for a greener future.

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Sendy Tiny Tots Bike Race

When: 26, 30 Dec, 2, 6, 9, 13 Jan
Where: Kids MTB Skills Park
Time: 1:30pm

The Sendy MTB Team will be hosting a Tiny Tots Bike Race. Aimed at kids 6 & under, this race is made for push bikes and those learning to pedal. Don’t have a push bike? We will have one at the race for you to try out! For those with a little bit more GO, you can get a lap in on the Parkitect Pump Track!

*Helmet compulsory

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Kids Pump Track Sessions

When: 27, 29 Dec & 3*, 5, 10, 12 Jan
Where: Village Green
Time: 11:30am – 1pm

Join us for a pump track party. With coaches on hand, these sessions are all about encouraging kids to try new things in a safe and fun environment. Bring your own bike to join in the fun. With tunes and prizes on hand, it’s time to have some fun in the sun!

Helmets are compulsory 

*Postponed

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Kids Movie Night

Where: Townsend Room
Time:
5pm – 7pm
Cost:
Free

When it comes to the school holidays, the cinema is always a great option to finish off a fun day. Kids can enjoy pizza and popcorn under the safe care of our professional staff.

Showings:

  • Tuesday 28 Dec – The Grinch
  • Thursday 30 Dec – Dumbo
  • Sunday 2 Jan – The Jungle Book
  • Tuesday 4 Jan – Beauty and the Beast
  • Thursday 6 Jan – Aladin
  • Sunday 9 Jan – Mulan
  • Tuesday 11 Jan – The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Thursday 13 Jan – Moana

Although this is a free event, spots are limited. Bookings are essential. Please reserve a spot through the online shop.

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Thredbo Leisure Centre

When: Daily
Where: Thredbo Leisure Centre
Time: 7am – 6pm

Thredbo Leisure Centre is a great place to exercise and play during the holiday period with indoor basketball and soccer courts. Enjoy the pool or waterslide to let off some steam. For more info contact the Thredbo Leisure Centre on (02) 6459 4138 or leisurecentre@evt.com

*Costs apply

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Mission Inflatable*

When: Daily
Where: Thredbo Leisure Centre
Time: 12pm – 6pm
Cost: $8 (+ $8 pool entry)

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.

*Costs apply

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K7 Bouldering Clinic

When: 28, 31 Dec & 4, 6, 11, 13 Jan
Where: Thredbo Leisure Centre
Time: 5pm – 6pm

The team from K7 Adventures will give the kids tips on bouldering and climbing.

 

Additional Rock Climbing & Abseiling Adventures*

After some more mountain adventure? K7 Adventures are able to take you further into the mountains with Rock Climbing and Abseiling Adventures. *Costs apply

Contact K7 Adventures

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Disc Golf

When: Daily
Where: Disc Golf Course
Time: 7:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $15 per disc* or free with your own disc

Book disc rental (including scorecards) in resort at Guest Services Valley Terminal*

Thredbo’s disc golf course is nestled between bushland, open fields and eucalypts and is surrounded by stunning mountain views. Disc golf is fun for all ages and abilities and is played much like traditional golf but, instead of a ball and clubs, players use a flying disc. The object is to complete each hole in the fewest number of throws.

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Alpine Bobsled

When: Daily
Where: Alpine Bobsled
Time: 9am – 5.30pm
Cost: 1 ride pass $10, 3 ride pass $27, 10 ride pass $65

Enjoy the family friendly 700m Alpine Bobsled track as it twists and turns its way down the mountain whilst you control the speed with a brake on your sled. Thredbo’s Alpine Bobsled track is located just a short distance from Valley Terminal along the Merritts Nature Track.

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Springfree® Trampoline

When: Daily
Where: Valley Terminal Kids Skills Park & Village Green
Time: Daylight hours

Enjoy Springfree’s soft, safe bounce! Whether it’s up, down or side to side, the Springfree Trampolines offer hours of endless fun.

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Alpine Bungee Tramps

When: Daily
Where: Valley Terminal Kids Skills Park
Time: Daylight hours

Take your height to a whole new level with Alpine Bungee! New this summer, Alpine Bungee in Thredbo offers guests of all ages the chance to soar in Australia’s premier year-round adventure destination.

*Costs apply

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Guided Hikes

Join a scheduled Guided Hike with like-minded explorers and learn more about the iconic high country on the bucket list Mt Kosciuszko Summit Hike or Dead Horse Gap Hike.

Mt Kosciuszko Summit Hike
Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
Time: 8:50am
Cost: $19 (5 – 17yrs) | $59 (18 – 64yrs) | $49 (65+yrs)

Dead Horse Gap Hike
Schedule: Sunday
Time: 8:50am
Cost: $19 (5 – 17yrs) | $59 (18 – 64yrs) | $49 (65+yrs)

Private Hikes are also available on other days of the week

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Junior Mountain Bike Clinics (7 - 14 years)

Thredbo MTB offers daily clinics for young riders of all levels. If you are looking to tweak your mountain biking skills, gain confidence riding the mountain or after tips on trying something new then the Thredbo MTB instructors have a clinic for you.

When: Daily
Where: Thredbo Mountain Bike Park
Time: 10am & 1.30pm (dependent on level)
Cost: $79, bookings essential

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Flying Fruit Fly Circus

When: 7 & 8 Jan
Where: Riverside, opposite the Information Centre
Time: 11 – 12:30pm & 2 – 3:30pm
Cost: Free

Come one, come all, the circus is in town! Learn how to tumble, juggle and more with the Flying Fruit Fly Circus. These 30 minute workshops will have you running away to join the circus in no time! Each session is limited to 16 spots, just turn up and put your name down to enroll.

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Endo the Clown

When: 31 Dec & 1 Jan
Where: Roving around Thredbo
Time: 9:30 – 11:30am & 1 – 3pm

This red bull and pedal powered stunt seeking tragic trickster attempts miniature scale nitro circus style stunts on his pegged mini rocker bicycle motor cross, with his ode to joy, five musically tuned bike bells! Keep an eye & a ear out for him roving around the village.

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Other Activities*

Golf course, tennis courts, skate park, pump track, bike skills park, playground, Kosciuszko Express Chairlift & Thredbo Ski Museum.

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Please Note:

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

Enquiries

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

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