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Things to do in Maryborough with Kids

things to do in maryborough with kids

Things to do in Maryborough with kids

We’ve put together a list of things to do in Maryborough with kids to keep your Wide Bay Kids entertained.

We have family events, pages of free kids activities, children’s craft project inspiration, and a huge list of kids sport and recreation activities that happen right across the Fraser Coast region.

If there is something fun for kids to do across the Fraser Coast – we’ve got it covered!

If you own a business or group and would like to see your information listed, please contact us.

Here are our favourite things to do in Maryborough with kids.

School Holiday Guide

school holidays maryborough

Each School Holidays we put together our school holiday guide which includes a fantastic range of low cost and FREE family friendly activities, events and things to do!  There is always something in our guide that kids are sure to love. If you know about School Holiday activities we don’t have listed, please contact us.

Activities for Kids

bundaberg walking tracks

Activities to keep your Wide Bay Kids entertained! Rainy day ideas, arts and craft inspiration, games to play and much more! Read our entire list of activities for kids HERE

Maryborough Aquatic Centre

things to do in maryborough with kids

We love this place and its right in the centre of town, just a block away from the Town Hall. There is an awesome water play area for younger children including a tipping bucket, water sprays from every direction and various little lagoons. There is also a 25m and 50m pool for the bigger kids and lots of shade, a bbq and picnic tables and benches.

things to do in maryborough with kids

The aquatic centre is located on John Street in Maryborough see our map below for directions.

Clubs for Kids

Check out our Clubs for Kids page to find Scouting, Girl Guides, Air League, Gem & Mineral, Navy Cadets and Wildlife Caring and many more clubs for kids across the Wide Bay.

Maryborough Library

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The Maryborough Library is a great space for some quiet time. Open each day except for Sundays. The library hosts weekly storytime, rattle and rhyme and toddler time sessions during the school term and great kids activities during the school holidays. The library is situated at Bazaar Street, see our map below for directions.


bundaberg playgroups

Playgroup is an exciting place for children 5 years and under and their families to come together to play and learn.  Find the perfect playgroup near you! If you run a playgroup and would like to see your information listed, please contact us.

Queens Park

queens park maryborough

Our Wide Bay Kids love this park especially the large Banyan Tree located near the rotunda. They love playing hide and seek at the tree and its always hard to tear them away. This park is great for scooters, bikes, and skates and has some lovely picnic spots.

christmas sunday in the park

The park hosts mini melsa trains on the last Sunday of each month. You can also catch the Mary Ann steam train on Thursdays from the park. You can read our blog on Queens Park here

Recipes and Cooking with Kids

no cook playdough recipe

Get some great tips on how to introduce your kids to the kitchen. Great recipes to try with kids.

Fay Smith Wetlands

fay smith wetlands maryborough

Fay Smith Wetlands Maryborough is a great little nature reserve to explore with kids. It’s one of the last remaining wetlands in the area and includes a series of well-maintained tracks and boardwalks as well as lots of local wildlife. Read our blog on Fay Smith Wetlands

Special Celebrations

australia day games for kids

For ideas on entertaining your Wide Bay Kids at Christmas, Easter, during the School Holidays, Australia Day, Anzac Day, Fathers Day, Mothers Day, School term dates and much more!

Sports for Kids

kids rugby bundaberg

Sports for kids in Bundaberg, Fraser Coast and North Burnett – covering the entire Wide Bay Region!

Tourist Attractions

things to do in Bundaberg

Whether you live in the Wide Bay or are travelling to the area. there are plenty of Tourist Attractions in our region to keep you busy. We’ve put together a list of our Wide Bay Kids favourites.

What’s on in Maryborough Calendar

Check out our What’s on calendar to see a range of local events, festivals and activities that are on right now across our region. If you are running a local family friendly event or children’s activity please feel free to add it to our calendar here.

Wharf Street Museum Precinct

This pretty historic area adjoins Queens Park. It includes 3 Portside museums as well as Gatakers Artspace. You will also find heritage-listed restaurants and cafes to explore.


geocaching bundaberg

Geocaching involves finding hidden treasure via an online app which someone in your community has planted. To join in you logon to the Geocache community and and then proceed to try and find the caches with the help of co-ordinates and clues. Some caches have small prizes inside for kids that can be exchanged as well as logs to sign to confirm your find. We found a few interesting caches around the Maryborough CBD.

Anzac Park

anzac park maryborough

What a great park this is catering for all ages and abilities. There are playgrounds for toddlers to big kids and adults with most of them shaded by trees and sails. The park is centered around Ululah Lagoon with great paths and cycle tracks. Lots of big tress with plenty of space for a picnic. Read our blog on Anzac Park here.

anzac park maryborough

Don’t you agree there are so many things to do in Maryborough with Kids? If you think we’ve missed something let us know in the comments below.


Joanne is many different things. She is a single mum of two, psychology student, daughter, big sister, friend, handywomen, cook and podcast nerd! Jo has an avid interest in health and wellness which eventuated after the birth of her second child who was born allergic and intolerant to the world (or so it seemed!).

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