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The Ultimate Tween Guide to Moreton Bay

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Things to do near Brisbane with tweens can feel few and far between. It can be tough entertaining tweens who no longer want to visit the local park and a visit to the local cinema just ain’t cutting it anymore.

The tween years are somewhere between not being a child, but not quite being a teenager either. We understand it’s quite tough planning a weekend full of entertainment for tweens, even harder planning school holiday activities. So, we have put together the ultimate list of activities in Moreton Bay Region for tweens - which definitely pass the cool test.

Things to do near Brisbane with tweens:

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Sift Café’s Trikes, Scarborough

Get active on three wheels. Treat your tweens to brunch at Sift Café before hopping on a new eco-friendly electric stand-up e-bike. Your mini pocket rockets will have a blast zooming between five speeds. Things to do near Brisbane with tweens doesn't get much better than this!

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AquaSplash Redcliffe

If the suns out – it’s time to have a splashing good time on some thrilling water slides and inflatables at AquaSplash. As a family-fun day out for everyone, get ready for the time of your life! Hosting a large number of aquatic infrastructure from slide to ladders, climbing domes to runways, the watercourse contains hours of entertainment. Find this fun zone at Redcliffe, Moreton Bay Region, only 30minutes north of Brisbane CBD.

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White Ridge Farm, Elimbah

Big, small, furry, feathered, sweet and cuddly - they have them all! Located around 45 minutes’ drive north of Brisbane, White Ridge Farm is a much-loved family friendly farm popular with locals and visitors alike. Step into their farmyard experience and enjoy a hands-on, interactive day where you can pet rabbits, chicks, lambs, geese, calves, piglets, meet Gypsy the camel and feed the many alpacas. If your tweens are the type who enjoy petting and playing with animals (and, let's face it, whose kids aren't?) then they'll have a ball here.

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Flip Out Strathpine

Flip Out is a red-hot favourite with tweens. Imagine more than 50 interconnected trampolines with a foam pit and slam dunk basketball rolled in. It’s a tween dream. Whether they are practising their aerial tricks or just getting a killer workout while warping the laws of gravity, your kids will have a ball getting their ninja on!

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Undersea Putt & Play, Redcliffe

Challenge your tween golfers to a game of putt putt. Undersea Putt & Play is the ultimate indoor activity, day or night, rain or shine. It is an epic entertainment precinct in Redcliffe, featuring an underwater-themed mini golf course and a games arcade. As you putt over the ocean floor, you will discover ancient fossilised prehistoric fish, great white sharks, crocodiles and even whirlpools.

If you're looking for things to do near Brisbane with tweens, you won't be disappointed with a visit to Undersea Putt & Play.

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Bribie Island Hire Hut, Bongaree

For something a little more active visit Bribie Island (aka island paradise) and hire a SUP, water bike, kayak, go kart, hobie eclipse or an electric bike. Bribie Island Hire Hut enjoys direct access to Pumicestone Passage, pack the togs and head out onto the water.

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Annie Lane Café, Bongaree

The super-dooper cool Bribie Island based café, Annie Lane Cafe, is what dreams are made of. Sweet-tooths and shake lovers will drool over the seriously impressive loaded shakes this beachside hot spot serves up. Some of the crazy shakes your tweens can choose from include Krispy Kreme, Popcorn, Funfetti, Wonka and Crazy Unicorn inspired shakes.

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Caboolture Bowls, Mini Golf & Laser Tag

Kids and kids at heart will enjoy all that Caboolture Bowls and Mini Golf has to offer. With laser tag, 10 pin bowling, nine holes of glow in the dark putt putt and a mini arcade, this entertainment haven will keep your tweens happy for hours on end. Plus, they are home to Queensland’s only clutch bowling lanes. Traditional 10 pin bowling but a whole lot more fun with special projected games and effects on each lane.

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Bite Markets, North Harbour

There are few places, not just in Moreton Bay but throughout Queensland that so expertly blend delicious food and wonderful evening family entertainment, but Bite Markets manages to do it all. Indulge the senses at the northside’s biggest foodie adventure – Bite Markets at North Harbour. Featuring over 40 permanent flavour makers, this food market is sure to hit all the sweet, spicy and savoury spots!

A place for people to gather, eat and drink, Bite Markets is a colourful dining hub for those budget foodies with no dish selling for over $15!

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Laserzone Lawnton

What’s more fun than running around in the dark, listening to funky music, tagging your friends with a laser gun at Laserzone Lawnton? This high-energy activity will have your tweens craving more and more! Your tweens will be assigned to a team and will have to shoot the opposing team with lasers while running around a dimly lit space, filled with fog, groovy music, ramps, stairs, obstacles, and mazes.

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Slickers Horse Riding, Ocean View

Is your tween crazy for horses? Saddle up and take your horse lover riding with a guided trail ride with Slickers Horse Riding. From rainforest, through valleys and creeks up to mountain tops adventure across their gorgeous hinterland property. Whether your tween is an avid rider or has never ridden before, the team at Slickers have a horse to suit all abilities.

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Collies & Co, Samford

When you're looking for fun things to do near Brisbane with tweens look no further than a trip to Samford, Moreton Bay Region. Located in the heart of the quaint country town, Collies & Co cafe will deliver smiles in bucket loads. You can enjoy a meal from the dine-in experience menu while watching the dogs play in the yard, before joining them for pats and cuddles! Bookings are essential.

When you find yourself looking for things to do around Brisbane with tweens we hope you find the perfect activity in Moreton Bay Region.

Be sure to share your adventures with us on social media, using #visitmoretonbay and tagging us at @visitmoretonbayregion.

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