Baby, it’s cold outside; let’s play indoors today. Where does one go in this fine city? Well you have a few options:
Discovery Science & Technology Centre 5444 4400
7 Railway Place
Over 100 fascinating exhibits to explore, including a planetarium, vertical slide, kaleidescope and The Lab. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am-4pm during school terms.
Open daily from 10am-4pm during school holidays. (Closed Christmas Day and February).
Fun Factory 5442 2009
121 Condon Street, Strathdale
An indoor play centre for toddlers to 10 year olds, with a giant three-level padded play structure with ball pools, jumping castle, giant slides and tunnels. There is a mini car track with wheelie bugs and other toys to cruise around on.
Open Tuesday – Friday 9:30am-4pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm, Monday CLOSED
Jumpz Trampoline Park 8672 7940
293 – 303 High Street
This one is for big kids too! 360 degrees of trampolines will see you and your little ones bouncing off the walls. If observing is more your style you can sit back and relax with a coffee. Open 10am to 5pm everyday, and closes at 7pm Fridays.
The Zone Fun Park 5441 7046
1 Gildea Lane, East Bendigo
There’s so much to do at The Zone. Go Karts, roller skating, mini golf, lazer tag, a Kid Zone with an indoor play centre and more. You can choose from an all day, all access pass, a three hour unlimited pass, or individual activities. Open Monday to Thursday 3:30pm to 8pm, Friday 12pm to 11pm, Saturday 10am to 10pm and Sunday 10am to 8pm.
Parky’s Wonderland 5449 3335
761 McIvor Highway, Junortoun
For children aged 3 to 14, Parky’s Wonderland is a great place to play. Four levels, five giant slides, trampolines, a ball pit, a flying fox… the list goes on! This play centre is entirely indoors making it the perfect place to hang out on a cold, rainy day. This is part of BIG4 Bendigo Park Lane Holiday Park but you don’t have to be staying there to pop in for a play.
Updated June 2019