Rainy Day Activities for South West Kids

Rainy Day Activities for South West Kids - Things to do when it's raining in Bunbury

When winter arrives in South West WA, it brings with it rainy days that prevent play dates at the local park. And while we’d much rather stay on the couch with a pack of tim tams, the kids still want to play and be entertained.

There are lots of ways to entertain the kids on rainy days in Bunbury and Busselton – or anywhere around the South West of WA, you just have to use your imagination!

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School Holiday Boredom Busters for South West Kids

School Holiday Boredom Busters for South West Kids

It’s school holidays in South West WA, and love them or hate them, it means entertaining the kids more than normal! We’ve put together some ideas that might help to bust the boredom these school holidays! Whatever part of the beautiful South West region you live in, from Bunbury to Busselton, Margaret River to Collie and everywhere in between, we’ve got something for everyone!

Go Geocaching!

Have you heard of Geocaching? It’s like a really big treasure hunt! It’s an activity that you can enjoy with family members of all ages. And it’s a really great way to enjoy our beautiful region! You’ll find more information about geocaching here. You’ll need to register to get started here.

There are geocaches situated all around the South West, so there are adventures awaiting you in every town!

If you go Geocaching, we’d love to see you in action! Be sure to tag us on Instagram by using the hashtag #swmumswa or #swmumlife.

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School Holidays in South West WA – Our Guide to What’s On for South West Kids

School Holidays in South West WA - Things to do in Bunbury and Busselton

Can you believe that Term 1 is nearly over?  That means it's School Holidays in South West WA!  Seriously, it has absolutely flown by. 

So it's time to start planning out your school holiday activities! We've put together the best ideas for your kids this school holidays ... and the best news is that most of the activities are FREE!!

Whether you're in Bunbury, Busselton, Dunsborough, Margaret River or anywhere in between, we've got some suggestions for you.  Maybe your visiting the beautiful South West region on holidays?

School holidays officially start in Western Australia on Saturday 13th April and finish on Sunday 29th April 2018.

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New Play Centre Coming To Busselton!

Have you heard the news?  A brand new Little Monsters Indoor Play Centre and Cafe is coming to Busselton!  It will be situated right in the heart of Busselton, making it an easy place to entertain the kids, while you relax with a coffee.

The new Play Centre in Busselton is due to open mid term 2 – which means it’s around 6 weeks to go – we’ll keep you posted on all the details!

Here’s a video we took while visiting Little Monsters in Margaret River!

 The Play Centre in Busselton will feature:

* Large indoor climbing structure with super slides, ball pit, spiral slide and flying fox.
* Enclosed toddler play area with its own climbing frame, ball pit and toys.
* Enclosed baby area with age specific toys.
* Cafe filled with healthy and tasty food & great coffee (essential, right Mummas?)
* Free Wi-fi
* 3 themed party rooms

Plus they are hoping to bring Laser Tag Parties to the centre at some stage later in the year!  Woo hoo!

If you’ve ever been to Little Monsters Indoor Play Centre in Margaret River, you’ll know just how much fun it is for the kids – it’s definitely one of my boys’ fave places to hang out in the South West!

Stay tuned for more details – we’ll bring you details of the Opening as they come to hand!

Enjoy your weekend!
Kate xx



Visit Gnomesville in the Ferguson Valley and Create Some Childhood Magic

Magical Gnomesville located at Wellington Mill in Ferguson Valley

Have you ever been to Gnomesville in the Ferguson Valley?  It’s one of those places that you have to go at least once in your life.  And you must take your kids.  It’s a truly magical place that your kids will absolutely love.

Where can you find Gnomesville?

Situated at Wellington Mill in the Ferguson Valley, about 30 minutes drive from Bunbury, the magical “town” of Gnomesville will captivate your children’s imaginations (and yours).  If you type “Gnomesville” into Google Maps on your phone it will take you straight there – super easy 🙂

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