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School Holiday Activities

Spring School Holiday Activities at Ashmore Palms

Here at Ashmore Palms, we’re excited about the 2020 spring school holidays and have some fun family-friendly activities planned, which are free for holiday guests!

 

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Morning Tea with the Mermaids

  • Join us in the Lagoon area for Morning Tea with the Mermaids and photos with a tame Macaw! Hey kids, bring your swim wear for a swim with the lovely mermaids after you have your photo taken with a Macaw.
  • Saturday 26 September 2020 (session times are 8.30am to 9.10am and 9.20am to 10.00am)
  • Saturday 3 October 2020 (session times are 8.30am to 9.10am and 9.20am to 10.00am)
  • Book a session time with Reception by 5.00pm the day prior. To ensure health and safety, groups are limited, food provided will be packaged and time is allowed between sessions to clean surfaces to prepare for the next session. Hand sanitiser will be provided at the activity. Please apply to hands before entering the lagoon area.

Bird Photos and Bird Tour

  • Meet Barbara, the Green Winged Macaw, and Princess, the Moluccan Cockatoo, outside Reception for a family photo with tame birds before the commencement of a tour past the aviaries to learn about Ashmore Palms’ beautiful Macaws and other parrots. Don’t forget to bring your phone or camera and a smile!
  • Saturday 19 September 2020 (session times are 8.00am to 8.20am and 8.30am to 8.50am)
  • Wednesday 23 September 2020 (session times are 8.00am to 8.20am and 8.30am to 8.50am)
  • Wednesday 30 September 2020 (session times are 8.00am to 8.20am and 8.30am to 8.50am)
  • Each session runs for 20 minutes. Book a session time with Reception by 5.00pm the day prior. If both sessions are booked a further session between 9.00am and 9.20am will be scheduled. To ensure health and safety, session numbers are limited and time is allowed between sessions to clean surfaces to prepare for the next session. Hand sanitiser will be provided at the photo session. Please apply to hands upon arrival at the session. Bring your phone or camera to take photographs!

Balloon Mania Workshop at Ashmore Palms  Kids' Craft Activity at Ashmore Palms  Sand Art Holiday Activity at Ashmore Palms

Balloon Mania Workshop

  • Surprise everyone in the family with the fun that can be had with balloons. Learn how to make special creations, get yourself in a twist and have heaps of fun! Meet Miss Kellie at the Activity Centre.
  • Tuesday 22 September 2020 (9.00am to 9.40am and 9.50am to 10.30am)
  • Tuesday 29 September 2020 (9.00am to 9.40am and 9.50am to 10.30am)
  • Balloon Mania is held in the Activity Centre. Book a session time with Reception by 5.00pm the day prior. To ensure health and safety, group sizes are limited and time is allowed between sessions to clean surfaces to prepare for the next session.

Kid’s Craft with Miss Kellie

  • Check out Miss Kellie’s templates and materials for creating your own individual design. You may discover your hidden talent!
  • Friday 25 September 2020 (9.00am to 9.40am and 9.50am to 10.30am)
  • Friday 2 October 2020 (9.00am to 9.40am and 9.50am to 10.30am)
  • Kid’s Craft is held in the Activity Centre. Book a session time with Reception by 5.00pm the day prior. To ensure health and safety, groups are limited and time is allowed between sessions to clean surfaces to prepare for the next session.

Sand Art

  • Sand Art is an ever popular activity that the kids will love! Choose one from a range of cute designs and create your own unique sand picture.
  • Monday 21 September 2020 (9.00am to 9.30am and 9.40am to 10.10am) in the Activity Centre
  • Monday 28 September 2020 (9.00am to 9.30am and 9.40am to 10.10am) in the Activity Centre
  • Sand Art is held in the Activity Centre. Book a session time with Reception by 5.00pm the day prior. To ensure health and safety, groups are limited and time is allowed between sessions to clean surfaces to prepare for the next session. Hand sanitiser will be provided at the activity. Please apply to hands before entering the Activity Centre.

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Kid’s Mini Olympics

  • A chance for the kids to make new friends and keep them active with some healthy competition!
  • Sunday 20 September 2020 (8.30am to 9.15am) on the tennis court
  • Sunday 27 September 2020 (8.30am to 9.15am) on the tennis court
  • Sunday 4 October 2020 (8.30am to 9.15am) on the tennis court
  • Sunday 11 October 2020 (8.30am to 9.15am) on the tennis court
  • Kid’s Mini Olympics is run by Gecko Sports and held on the tennis court. Book a session time with Reception by 5.00pm the day prior. To ensure health and safety, groups are limited and time is allowed between sessions to clean surfaces to prepare for the next session. Hand sanitiser will be provided at the activity. Please apply to hands before entering the activity.

Kid’s Tennis

  • Anyone for tennis? Here’s a great opportunity to try out your sporting skills at tennis. We may see you at the Australian Open some day!
  • Friday 18 September 2020 (3.00pm to 3.40pm)
  • Friday 25 September 2020 (3.00pm to 3.40pm)
  • Friday 2 October 2020 (3.00pm to 3.40pm)
  • Kid’s Tennis is run by Gecko Sports and held on the tennis court. Book a session time with Reception by 5.00pm the day prior. To ensure health and safety, groups are limited and time is allowed between sessions to clean surfaces to prepare for the next session. Hand sanitiser will be provided at the activity. Please apply to hands before entering the activity.

Wild Rangers Wildlife Show

  • Join the Team from Wild Rangers for an interactive wildlife show in the Activity Centre.
  • Thursday 24 September 2020 (3.30pm to 4.10pm and 4.20pm to 5.00pm)
  • Thursday 1 October 2020 (3.30pm to 4.10pm and 4.20pm to 5.00pm)

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Outdoor Laser Tag – Long Weekend only

  • Red Scorpion Laser Tag specialises in providing army themed laser tag games with harmless guns. It’s great fun for the whole family!
  • Saturday 3 October 2020 (10.00am to 12.30pm, book a 20-minute timeslot)
  • Outdoor Laser Tag is being run by Red Scorpion Laser Tag on the grassed area behind the Macca’s Madhouse playground. Book a 20-minute session time with Reception by 5.00pm the day prior. To ensure health and safety, groups are limited to 20 people and time is allowed between sessions to clean equipment to prepare for the next session. Hand sanitiser will be provided at the activity. Please apply to hands before commencing the activity. If there is wet weather, Laser Tag will be held in the Activity Centre.

Laser Tag at Ashmore Palms

 

Baby Animal Petting Zoo – Long Weekend only

  • The kids will love these adorable baby animals! Pat a piglet, cuddle a chicken or brush a baby goat. Don’t miss this wonderful experience!
  • Sunday 4 October 2020 (10.00am to 2.00pm, book a 20-minute timeslot)
  • Animal Farm Petting Zoo is being run by Old MacDonald’s Travelling Farm on the grassed area behind the Macca’s Madhouse playground. Book a 20-minute session time with Reception by 5.00pm the day prior. Sessions are limited to 10 people.

 

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Courtesy Bus to Surfers Paradise

  • Jump on the bus for an evening in Surfers Paradise at the night markets. Try out one of the many family dining options and enjoy a beverage without the worry of finding a car park and driving home!
  • Saturday 26 September 2020 (Depart Ashmore Palms 4.00pm and return approx 8.20pm)
  • Saturday 3 October 2020 (Depart Ashmore Palms 4.00pm and return approx 8.20pm)
  • The Courtesy Shuttle is run by a local transport company. Book a transfer with Reception by 5.00pm the day prior. To ensure health and safety, groups are limited. Hand sanitiser will be provided prior to embarking the coach. Please apply to hands before entering the coach.

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For your peace of mind, Ashmore Palms’ activities are operated with a Covid-safe plan, including those run by outside companies. Please note that activities scheduled are subject to change due to weather conditions, insufficient numbers and other factors. Changes will be notified on this page and in-house guests will be notified by SMS of any last minute changes. The above-mentioned activities are for holiday guests only. Visitors are not permitted to attend activities. Hand sanitiser will be provided at activities. Please ensure to apply hand sanitiser before attending activities.

Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear when participating in activities. Children must be supervised by a parent or an adult, 18 years or over, when participating in activities.