BURLEIGH TO BYRON KIDS

We are an easy to use, fun, online guide for everything to do, see, explore, eat, play and discover for your kids along the gorgeous 80km between Burleigh Heads, QLD and Byron Bay NSW.

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Great Gift Ideas for Kids!

Great Gift Ideas for Kids!

As a Mum of four kids, I've done my fair share of gift buying. Some gifts are awesome and some have been, well, meh. So, I've compiled a list of what have been our favourites over the years. Board games - We LOVE Friday board game night! It means popcorn. It means...

Experience Gift Ideas From Burleigh to Byron

Experience Gift Ideas From Burleigh to Byron

We all know that experiences are the ultimate gift to get those nearest and dearest to us at Christmas. So, we trawled through a range of experiences between Burleigh and Byron to give you some ideas! Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Splash Zone Currumbin Wildlife...

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Bop it tots Kingscliff

November 22 @ 10:30 am - December 20 @ 11:30 am AEST
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Come along to our beautiful venue on the Kingscliff beachfront. Our classes are 45 minutes of action packed, multi sensory music and movement, suitable for children 2-5 (18months if steady on their feet). We run every Friday 10.30-11.15 at the Kingscliff community hall.

All You Can Eat Pizza Night

December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - April 2, 2020 @ 8:00 pm AEDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 2, 2020

All you can eat pizza at Cavanbah Centre Byron Bay. Every Thursday from 5 to 8 pm we are open for an all you can eat pizza party. Also, you can BYO and get ready for an epic night! Its the perfect reason to join with your mates after work and have a fresh beer with mouthwatering pizzas. Vegan and vegetarian pizzas available. Gluten-free on request ($15 each) Price is $20 for unlimited pizza during 3 hours. Kids pay half…

Thrower House Youth Holiday Program

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
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An event every 5 days that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until December 20, 2019

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until January 24, 2020

Thrower house youth Offers a safe, fun place for teens ages 12 - 17 to hang out during the holidays. Some of our holiday activities include: - Arts and craft - Akuna Dragon boating -Swimming - Fishing - Inflatables And so much more

Park games and tie dye

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AEST

A fun filled morning of creativity and active fun. Bring more colour to your festive season in tie dye workshop by using groovy swirls, stripes and spiral patterns to make something completely unique. Great Christmas gift! You can bring something white from home and tie- dye it for $3 or purchase a pillow case or tote bag and tie-dye it for $4. Only one item per child. Then enjoy the pop up playground which has a fun range of engaging…

🎪 Kids Camp; Teens School Holiday Circus Programs 🎪

December 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - January 25, 2020 @ 4:30 pm AEST

Circus Arts Byron Bay is the place to be during school holidays! This location offers a comprehensive timetable of activities during both the QLD and NSW school holidays including full and half day circus programs, flying trapeze, free balloon twisting workshops, indoor climbing and a kids play space. These school holidays Circus Arts and Ninja Play Byron Bay bring you the regions only Ninja Warrior classes for kids, available for 1/2 day and full day students. Ages: 5 – 15…

Creature Keeper – for NDIS planholders and children with a disability

December 17 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm AEDT
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We know that for children with a disability, interacting with animals can provide countless benefits towards general well-being, developing a sense of responsibility, social inclusion and increased functionality. This program offers a safe experience in small groups designed to build a participant’s independence, confidence, skills and knowledge of wildlife. Participants spend a day with our Head Keepers, learning about animals and how we care for them. The sights, sounds, smells and immersive environment of the Animal Park allows for self-paced discovery of living…

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am AEDT

Sing and dance with entertainer Chris Harvie and very special guest Santa! For bookings phone Tweed Heads Library on 07 5569 3150.

GRINCH AND CHRISTMAS CRAFT

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm AEST

Create holiday ornaments from recycled buttons and make a Grinch face out of a paper plate. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 6-12 years. Booking required.

Palm Beach Christmas Carols/Christmas by the Sea

December 17 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

A Christmas extravaganza and celebration of the silly season. The free family friendly event will showcase Christmas- southern Gold Coast style and will feature live musical entertainment, face painting, a barnyard animal enclosure, Christmas carols and a special visit from Santa. Food and drink will be available to purchase from Dune Café as well as a variety of food stalls including a sausage sizzle, fun floss, snow cones and more. The evening will close with a fireworks display, so bring…

Keeper For a Day

December 18 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm AEDT
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 8:30 am

Be a Park Keeper for a Day – Your teenagers can spend a day behind the scenes with one of our senior keepers. Find out what working in a captive animal facility is all about. Learn about the conservation of our local wildlife, animal husbandry practises and work at creating and providing enrichment for our animals. Runs during school holidays only Age: 12-18 years Limit: 8 per workshop Time: 9am to 3.30pm (register 8.30am) Cost: $100 per participant Includes: lunch, afternoon…

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

December 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT

Sing and dance with entertainer Chris Harvie and very special guest Santa! For bookings phone Kingscliff library on 02 6674 1607.

Winter Whales Christmas Raffle

December 18 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm AEDT

Join us for some festive fun at The Sun Bistro. We'll have some delicious Christmas specials on the menu, some wonderful raffle prizes including a skydive, a horse ride with Zephyr, a surf lesson, a night at Elements Resort and $100 to spend at the green room in the beach hotel! Not to mention a special guest appearance for the kids! You don't want to miss out! Grab the solar train or call us and make a reservation and get…

Currumbin Community Market

December 19 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am AEST
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Held directly across from Currumbin RSL, every Thursday morning from 7am until 11am. A true farmers markets community that only allow farmers who have a direct link to the produce they sell.

Wildlife Guardians

December 19 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm AEDT
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One event on January 16, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on January 21, 2020 at 8:30 am

One event on January 24, 2020 at 8:30 am

During the school holidays your kids can become Wildlife Guardians and spend the day with the keepers behind-the-scenes in the Animal Park. Activities include: learning about conservation and caring for our wildlife design and build a reptile enclosure create enrichment for the wombats and native birds Numbers are strictly limited so book in early to avoid disappointment Age: 7-12 years Limit: 15 per workshop Time: 9am to 3.30pm (register 8.30am) Cost: $75 Includes: lunch, afternoon tea, bottle of water & certificate…

Junior Bar Warrior Workout

December 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am AEST

Come and check out the new outdoor gym at Burleigh and learn how to use the bars and your own body weight to increase your functional strength and fitness. You will be hanging, grasping, pushing, running and having a great fun on the new outdoor fitness station. Perfect for adults and kids from 7 years who are always on the move and love to try a new challenge.

Bop it tots

December 19 @ 10:30 am - December 20 @ 11:30 am AEST
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 20, 2019

Come along to an action packed, multi sensory music and movement classes for parents and tots (2-5years).... because children need FUN! FREE trial available. Contact us for more information

Christmas Cards – Christmas Craft for Children

December 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm AEDT

Come along to the Mobile Library in the courtyard of the Nimbin neighbourhood Centre for a special Christmas Card making session.  This is a free School Holiday Activity.

Christmas Crafts

December 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEDT

Join us to make some amazing Christmas craft creations. Best suited for children aged 7 and over. Bookings essential, please phone Tweed Heads library on 07 5569 3150.

Santa Pet Photos at Tweed Mall

December 19 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
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One event on December 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Your pets are part of the family as well, so why not include your family pet in your $7 Santa photo? Time: 4pm – 8pm NSW time Where: Meet at the Wharf Street entry foot path with your furry friend (outside Australia Post) Conditions of participation Owner/s must be responsible for their pet at all times. Owner/s must bring waste disposal bags for their pet to use if required. Please note that waste is prohibited from being placed in bins…

Kids Christmas Disco

December 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm AEST

Ho, ho, ho! To the dance floor we go! Celebrate the festive season & dance the day away at our Kid's Christmas Disco! Live DJ, games & prizes .. & a visit from Santa! For children 12 yrs & under. $5 entry per child (tickets available at the door) Parental supervision required AT ALL TIMES.

Palm Beach Farmers Market

December 21 @ 6:00 am - 11:30 am AEST
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

EVERY SATURDAY 6.00am - 11.30am - Palm Beach Currumbin High School, Thrower Drive Palm Beach. Visiting Palm Beach Farmers' Markets is about more than just a shopping experience. Local residents and visitors to the Gold Coast interact with growers and producers of the food or products for sale and learn more about where their food has come from, how it was made and what elements went into its creation. Shoppers also meet with friends to do their shopping, catch up…

Free Santa Photos

December 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am AEDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Come get your FREE* Santa pictures at the Club Saturday 14th December & Saturday 21st December from 9 am until 11 am. Bring your camera and big smiles ready for your Picture with Santa in our Big Red Santa Chair.

The Rock Face. Rock Climbing -Gold Coast

December 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2019

How good are your climbing skills? Put yourself to the test and challenge The Rock Face! Open every Saturday at the Gold Coast Recreation Centre, our 10m high covered rock wall has over 10 different climbs from beginner to professional skill levels. If you're looking for a challenge, there are crack only climbs for the more experienced climbers and our automatic belay systems let you climb solo. $12.15 per person, covers all equipment with no bookings required. Bring some sturdy…

Mrs Claus Cookie Workshop at Tweed Mall

December 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until December 24, 2019

Join the fun at Mrs Claus's Cookie Kitchen, where kids can decorate their own Christmas cookie. There will be a new cookie to decorate each day. Saturday 21st to Tuesday 24th December 10am to 1pm daily *Each session will run for 30 minutes. 25 children per session. Plus, meet and greet Mrs Claus at the Santa Set, in Centre Court. Saturday 1st to Tuesday 24th December 1pm to 2pm daily.

Massive Xmas Toy Raffle

December 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST

Tickets $2 on sale at the club

Shorty Brown Disco!

December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

SHORTY BROWN is coming to the TAV! We are not sure who loves Shorty more, us or the kids! Let the kids get their groove on with the absolute super star Shorty Brown, while you ease into some Christmas cheer with a cheeky vino Saturday 21st December. Rad kids meals just $10! Frivolity & Disco fever kicks off at 6pm-8pm, and its FREE! Team Tav wishes all our Tav families & friends a very Merry Christmas, and sensational New Year!

Santa Lolly Run

December 24 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm AEDT

Annual Santa lolly run will be taking place on Christmas Eve. Keep an ear out for the sirens as he makes his way around town visiting all the good kids (and adults). Time to be confirmed closer to the day.

Active & Healthy water wars

December 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am AEST

Make agility training more fun by adding wet sponges to cool you down as you work on your agility and balance. For children eight to sixteen years.

Kingscliff Markets

December 28 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm AEST
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With a beautiful beachfront location and an array of local produce, Kingscliff Markets are truly enjoyable for all ages. Spend a relaxing Saturday morning strolling through the vast array of gourmet food, produce, craft, artwork, fashion, jewellery, flowers, gifts and food stalls.

First Sun New Year’s Day 2020

January 1, 2020 @ 5:15 am - 8:00 am AEDT

Join us in a dawn ceremony at Cape Byron Lighthouse. Start the first hours of 2020 with a guided meditation, relaxing music and yoga. This family-friendly event offers visitors and locals alike the opportunity to welcome the New Year with conscious intentions at the most Easterly point of Australia’s mainland. All activities offered are free. Please ensure you are comfortable in these early hours by bringing a yoga mat, warm clothing, torch, a blanket, sunglasses/hat and water. Parking is advised…

Byron Bay Community Markets

January 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm AEST
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day 1 of the month, repeating until December 6, 2020

Join us at Dening Park, Byron Main Beach Foreshore for one of the best markets in the area. This community-based market was established in 1979, it is now Byron Bay’s longest running market and one of the biggest markets in the region. This market was and still is created for the community by the community. With over 300 stalls, the Byron Community Market is a beautiful collection of stalls which showcase Byron’s intrinsic authenticity and lively culture. It is a…

Junior bar warrior workout

January 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am AEST

Come and check out the new outdoor gym at Burleigh and learn how to use the bars and your own body weight to increase your functional strength and fitness. You will be hanging, grasping, pushing, running and having a great fun on the new outdoor fitness station. Perfect for adults and kids from 7 years who are always on the move and love to try a new challenge.

Kingscliff Beach Night Markets

January 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST
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This gorgeous little seaside market has pop up caravans with a variety of food and live music. Dogs and children are welcome to come and enjoy a snack and a run around the newly renovated Rowan Robinson Park. With such a picturesque backdrop and big grassy area for the kids to let loose, it’s the perfect place to catch up with friends and family. Found right in the heart of the main street in Kingscliff you can also spend time…

Saturday Sessions-Music in the Park

January 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEST
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 4, 2020

Saturday Sessions: Music in the park features some of the best musicians from the local region. The live music takes place on the first Saturday of every month. Coming up👇 September 7 | Espressivo Duo and Phil & Tilley Music October 5 | Naomi Connell and Open Mic (new initiative) November 2 | 44 Red Apples and Blind Willie Wagtail December 7 | Kafoa McCoy and Volcanic Lovers January 4 | Ollie Twohill and Favourite Son

The Village Markets

January 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Village Market trades every month on the first and third Sunday at Burleigh Heads State School from 8:30am - 1pm. You'll find creative small businesses, designers, artists, creatives, foodies, musicians and lots of good vibes! The TVM lineup is unlike any other and you're guaranteed to find a gem at every turn. From men's and women's fashion by emerging and local designers, vintage clothing sourced from around the world, high quality pop-up shops, to up-cycled and handcrafted furniture, unique…

Kids Animal Photography Workshop at Maccadamia Castle

January 6, 2020
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Do you know a young person that loves animals and photography? Capturing great images of animals requires a combination of an understanding of photography and an anticipation and knowledge of animals and their behaviour. The Macadamia Castle have added to their school holiday workshop schedule by including Critter Capture, a workshop that allows participants to get close to animals and develop their photography skills. Now as a Creative Kids provider participants can take part for only $25 for a full…

MINI ADVENTURES – WANDERING WOMBATS

January 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am AEST

Designed specifically for our smallest adventurers, get ready to embark on a half day exploration of Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary! Get up close with some of our favourite reptile and insect friends, before getting hands-on with our nature craft and finishing with wildlife story-time. Each day is themed on a different children’s storybook. Parent participation is essential for 3 years olds, and optional (but encouraged) for 4 and 5 year olds. Each day runs from 8.30am – 11.30am  

Animal Trainer for a Day

January 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm AEST
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One event on January 13, 2020 at 8:30 am

Our exciting school holiday program puts participants right in the heart of the action at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and runs each and every school holidays! Attendees will participate in activities exclusive to the Wild Adventures school holiday program including enrichment feeding, behind the scenes access and up-close and personal animal encounters. With 5 different, action-packed days, there is even more to see and explore. Animal Trainer for a Day | 6 & 13 January 2020 This will allow participants to…

STEAM for kids – Animate It

January 6, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm AEST

Get creative with stop motion animation using Animate It software to create a film. (By participating in this program, you are accepting the terms of use of this application: animate-it.com…) Suitable for children 8-12 years. Bookings essential.

INCLUSIVE ADVENTURES – Sensory day

January 7, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am AEST

A half-day program for students and their carers, who are unable to access other school holiday programs. These programs cater to students with additional support needs, including (but not limited to) ASD, sensory needs, visual impairments and mobility restrictions. These are 2 different themed days to cater for the preferences of individual students. Each day runs from 8.30am - 11.30am. Sensory day | 7 & 14 January 2020 A half-day of exclusive animal encounters and sensory experiences. This day includes…

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Fully fenced, shaded, near coffee, close to parking, BBQs, toilets, accessible……we’re on the hunt for ALL the best playgrounds from Burleigh to Byron Bay

Find a Family Friendly Place to Eat

There’s lots of things that make a place “kid friendly” We love great kids menus (with more than just nuggets) we love play corners, we love friendly staff, we love great coffee and great babyccinos. If you’re looking for a meal, a snack or a coffee pit stop……this is where you’ll find them

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Experience Gift Ideas From Burleigh to Byron

Experience Gift Ideas From Burleigh to Byron

We all know that experiences are the ultimate gift to get those nearest and dearest to us at Christmas. So, we trawled through a range of experiences between Burleigh and Byron to give you some ideas! Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Splash Zone Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary Passes (Don't forget to enter our comp for the new Splash Zone) Tickets to Tropical Fruit World Horse Riding Vouchers (We went to Zephyr Horses in Byron) Bounce Passes TimeZone...

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Cheap last minute Halloween Costumes

Cheap last minute Halloween Costumes

We've trawled the internet looking for some Halloween inspo that doesn't include a trip to the costume hire shop, doesn't require any great sewing ability (a BIG bonus for me) and can be mostly put together with bits and pieces around the house. I know there are a few...

Tropical Fruit World, Duranbah

Tropical Fruit World, Duranbah

Wow. What a fun filled day out with the B2BK kids. Tasting and learning about fruits from around the world(grown on the farm), riding the tractor train, feeding the animals and taking a boat cruise to Treasure Island, all before lunchtime. The fruit tasting session is...

a little bit about us

We are a bunch of five mums with fifteen kids between us aged from babies right up to adults. We’re always on the lookout for fun, affordable things to do with our kids, not too far from home and one night while out for dinner (and a few champagnes)……B2BK was born! (Hence slightly blurry photo)

 

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our kids know playgrounds

From Burleigh to Byron there’s plenty of playground options for all kids. We’ll be listing ALL of the playgrounds we find because not every kid loves the biggest and best ones that are full of other kids. Some kids like a small park all to themselves….and that’s fine with us!

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