School Holiday Program – Mornington Peninsula
Our Bayplay School Holiday Program is a great way for kids to enjoy the great outdoors and our marine environments.
School Holiday Program Details
The “Kids in Nature” School holiday program is run by experienced staff, and tailored to the specific requirements of the group. Bayplay has a range of activities focused on learning new skills and empowering kids with knowledge about the natural environment. Adventure activities are tailored to the group’s age and abilities.
Autumn & Winter School Holiday Camps
The setting for our “Kids in Nature” Camps are held at the stunning property called Iluka Retreat, a beautiful 36 acres with its own private lake, wetlands, obstacle course and loads of fun camp activities. What better way to get the kids into nature these school Holidays.
Morning Activities 9.30am – 12.00pm (1-2 of the following)
Iluka Great Race
Camp fire Cooking
Nature Art & Nature Discovery
Team Building Games
Afternoon Activity 1.00pm – 4.00pm – (1-2 of the following)
Stand up Paddle boarding on Lake Iluka
Canoeing to Croaky Island (Lake Iluka)
Tree Climbing Adventure
Challenge Valley Obstacle course
Summer & Spring School Holiday Camps
Our Spring & Summer Programs focus on introducing children to Port Phillip Bay’s coastal marine environment through interpretive fun and games, team building initiatives, land based and in water aquatic tours and adventure activities. Includes Learn to Swim, Learn to Snorkel, Learn to kayak and then we move into having fun on the water in shallow enclosed waters where kids feel safe, yet can engage in natures beauty.
Morning Activities 9.30 – 12.00pm (1 of the following each day)
Sea Kayaking Sit on Top kayaks – shallow calm waters
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Experience – shallow calm waters
Snorkel Skills Experience – Visit the Sea Dragons
Bike Riding – Learn to ride and explore the national park
Afternoon Activities 1.00 – 3.30 ( selection of the following each day)
Initiative & team Building Games or Orienteering Program
Touch Tank – experience marine life up-close
Beach Obstacle course, games & Beachcombing
Environmental Beach Discovery Walk – tailored to age of group!
Scuba Diving: Learn to Scuba Dive – Bubblemaker 8+ yrs
How to Book
Call us today on 5984 0888 or book online for your preferred dates. Please note that if minimum numbers are not met – the day may be rescheduled, or you can opt to pay for a private program.
School Holiday Program Staff
Bayplay run school programs during the course of the year and train over 5000 children per year in aquatic water sports.
Bayplay Staff have Working with Children Checks.
Children will be provided with safety equipment such as wetsuits and buoyancy vests for each activity.
Bayplay is winner of multiple Victorian Adventure Tourism Awards for Excellence
Bayplay is accredited through the Australian Accreditation Program and Better Business Victoria.
What to Wear & Bring
Backpack with packed lunch including morning and afternoon snack
A refillable water bottle
Towel, bathers, change of clothes
A broad rimmed hat & sunscreen
Warm clothes/inclement weather clothes
Appropriate footwear for the activities
Children must be signed in and out each day by a parent or guardian
Suited to children aged 7 – 15 years.
Please label all children’s belongings
Electronic items and toys are not permitted on the program.
If you child has a preferred personal wetsuit, please bring it along for water activities.