Your guide to holiday fun in Geraldton this July school holidays

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Chris Tyler, 7, having a great time painting.
Camera IconChris Tyler, 7, having a great time painting. Credit: The Geraldton Guardian

The Museum of Geraldton

Head down to the local museum to enjoy exhibitions, activities and trails aimed at unlocking the secrets of the animal kingdom. Open from 9.30am to 3pm every day, the museum is free to enter but donations are welcome.

Kick some goals

Football West and the City of Greater Geraldton are running skills clinics throughout the holidays. Attendance is free but bookings are essential. Call 9956 6600.

Stretch to success

Sunset yoga classes suitable for all ages are held every Wednesday at 5.30pm at the QEII Centre.

Nick Austin will be hosting skateboarding workshops at Wonthella Skate Park.
Camera IconNick Austin will be hosting skateboarding workshops at Wonthella Skate Park. Credit: The Geraldton Guardian, Adam Poulsen

Learn to skate

These sessions are perfect for anyone who has ever been curious about stepping on a skateboard and learning some tricks. Register at infinityskate.net/beginnings.

Cook up some treats

Learn to decorate cupcakes at the Geraldton Multipurpose Centre with Aliesha from Willow’s Cakery. Call 9956 6600 to book a free session.

Phebie Smith, 4, painting at the North Midlands Project's Psychedelic Sticks workshop during the school holidays.
Camera IconPhebie Smith, 4, painting at the North Midlands Project's Psychedelic Sticks workshop during the school holidays. Credit: Lisa Favazzo/The Geraldton Guardian, Lisa Favazzo

Get craft crazy

There will be something happening every day at Rocks Laneway, with activities including animal mask making, pet rock painting, crafts with recycled materials and fun with magnets. Ringmaster Joel from Spectacular Stilting will host a special circus tricks workshop on Monday, July 12. All activities are free and no bookings are required.

Battle fantasy creatures

Enter the fantastical world of Dungeons and Dragons to solve the quest before you. No prior experience is required and attendance is free. Call 9956 6600 to book.

wheelchair basketball

A fun and challenging activity for people of all abilities, wheelchair basketball classes and competitions will run at the basketball court at the foreshore. Call 9956 6600 to book.

Humpback whales breach off the coast of Geraldton.
Camera IconHumpback whales breach off the coast of Geraldton. Credit: Supplied

Spot some whales

Now is the perfect time to search the horizon for magnificent marine life. Call Abrolhos Adventures on 9942 4515 to book a tour or ferry trip. Prices vary.

Paint a masterpiece

Paint your own Geraldton face with help from artist William Upchurch at Geraldton Regional Art Gallery. Artwork will be displayed in the Project Gallery. Cost is $5. Call 9956 6750 to book.

Write the next bestseller

Learn the secrets to writing at a workshop at Geraldton Regional Library on Thursday, July 15. Cot is $5. Call 9956 6659 to book.

Celebrate NAIDOC Week

The Department of Justice is hosting a community event at Edith Cowan Square on Friday, July 9 to mark NAIDOC Week. Activities run from 11am to 2pm.

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