places to go in melbourne's west
So much to do, so many places to go! Everything is covered here in Mamma Knows West's 'places to go' - take your time and have a browse through some of these fab options - you'll find heaps of inspiration plus a handy map, making it easier to uncover something new for you and the crew to enjoy.
you can search here for places to go in Melbourne's West by your suburb or playground here or browse away
The Dingo discovery sanctuary is a wonderful unique experience and it is right here in the west!
So, this ain't your average nursery....this place is like a magical jungle full of exotic plants, hidden treasures and artworks at every turn.
Get excited - get berry excited!
Spend an hour here, or the whole day - you can tailor your fun and do as much or as little as your family can manage.
Batter batter schaWING batter! First and foremost the Melbourne Ball Park is right here in the west.
Well let Mamma tell you, this place was built for FUN. And not just fun for the kids, this is fun for the WHOLE family
Scienceworks has a new permanent exhibition for under 5's and it is awesome!
Mamma loves seeing what local artist Jos Van Hülsen comes up with for his annual Xmas window! He creates magic from his mind through his hands and into our hearts.
Geelong is a beautiful place to visit anytime - however Christmas and indeed over the summer it is just a fantastic place to get into the festive season.
Joyce and her Book Swap Bike will be wheeling out their reading lawn, craft activities plus book swapping of course throughout the next month or so. Don't miss it!
More lion cubs! We are spoiled with cuteness.
The Reading Corner is FREE for everyone to come and enjoy.
Holy MAMMA kids - this is going to be your next favourite place to get mum and dad to take you!
The Silvers Circus is coming to Maribyrnong!.
What kind of picking HEAVEN is THIS?
Just opened in Sunshine! Let's PLAY!
Mamma loves the bike track AND the amazing party rooms - including pamper room, baking room, disco, jungle, pirate AND newly opened AFL room!
Treat the kids to a taste-bud tantalising High Tea on the high seas!
Just when you thought the west was at its best - along comes Funtopia.
Husband and wife team Damian and Genevieve have done a fantastic job fitting out their indoor space here and Mamma KNOWS you are going to want to have a kids birthday party here once you see the facilities.
Fun is a bargain at Bumble Beez in Werribee.
This lovely lighthouse is dubbed 'the white queen' and has had her time in the spotlight when it was the location for the old TV show Round the Twist and more recently on Masterchef.
THIS winter, Ballarat is set to transform into a winter wonderland in July, just in time for the school holidays.
Open to the public on the weekends from 11am to 4pm
Got a bouncing kiddo? Of course you do! Check out this place for an great indoors option.
This newly renovated play centre has mostly all new equipment!
Sculptures, views of the Werribee Open Range Zoo savannah, orchards, gardens.....You WILL be surprised at what you uncover on the Sculpture Walk.
This versatile little flavour explosion is even better when you pick it yourself straight from the bush!
SPLASHPAD is part of the Waterworld complex in Norlane and well, Mamma says this is one epic water play park.