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School Holiday Fun - Winter 2015

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Week 1 School Holiday Fun - Hoot & Hootabelle
Monday 29th June – Friday 3rd of July

Jimmy Giggle’s two favourite owl pals Hoot and Hootabelle are flying in to Harbour Town Melbourne for a week of school holiday meet and greets and arts and crafts fun.

Kids can decorate their own free ceramic owl to take home from 11am – 3pm daily on the Ground Level next to Le Cirque Café.

Hoot and Hootabelle will be making special appearances from 11am – 2pm daily, giving kids the chance to meet everyone’s favourite owls and have their photo taken.


Week 2 School Holiday Fun – Transformers
Monday 6 July – Friday 10th July

Transformers are assembling at Harbour Town Melbourne during the winter school holidays for a week of free craft and character meet and greets.

Kids can transform themselves and get creative by making their own facemasks from 11am – 3pm daily on the Ground Level next to Le Cirque Café.

Tranformers heroic tram leader, Bumblebee will be making special appearances from 11am – 2pm daily for picture opportunities.

School Holidays at Medibank Ice House


Winter skate festival at Medibank Ice House

June 29 – July 12

There will be no winter blues in sight for the young or young-at-heart these school holidays, with Medibank Icehouse’s Winter Skate Festival returning with Disney’s Cars and Disney’s Frozen fun and games.

Boys and girls alike will love the thrill of racing and the quest for speed in the first week of school holidays, with Disney’s Cars racing into the ice rink.

The second week includes Frozen-themed activities, including a fun karaoke experience that lets visitors record themselves singing the all-time favourite ‘Let It Go’.

The Disney fairy-tale doesn’t end at Medibank Icehouse though, with kids given the chance to take home Frozen and Cars game giveaways and ultimate prize packs.

There’s also free lesson on the hour from 11am – 4pm.
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School Holidays at Wonderland Fun Park

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July 2 – July 12

Wonderland Fun Park has gone Animal Quackers!
See Chris Humfrey's Wild Action Live Show

Take a ride on the wild side with this exclusive interactive fun show where kids can have close encounters with wild action and meet all their favourite Aussie animals live in the Wonderland Spiegeltent.

In this amazing Wild Action Show you can meet all the beautiful Australian animals. Hop like a wallaby, meet an adorable koala, kiss a frog, talk to a turtle, pat a possum, chat with a lorikeet, laugh with a kookaburra, smile at a crocodile, say g’day to a giant python snake, a dingo and more. Learn all about our environment as you see the animals live on stage and then meet them all after the show!

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School Holidays at the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

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June 22 - July 12

You could be Melbourne Star’s first Junior LED Light Designer!

Every night, the Star lights up in all the colours of the rainbow and now they are giving one lucky child the opportunity to see the Star lit up in their very own LED light design.

To be in the running, simply visit the Star during the winter school holidays and colour-in a copy of the colouring-in template while passing through the Star Shop after your Melbourne Star flight.

Apart from bragging rights of being the Star’s first Junior LED Light Designer, the winner will also see the Star lit up in their design on the evening of Friday 28 August, as he/she takes a flight with nine of their friends/family in a private cabin.

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