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The Ultimate Guide to Kids’ Birthday Parties: The Best Venues, Packages, and Entertainers in Wollongong & the Illawarra

Planning a memorable and fun-filled birthday party for your child can be a daunting task. Thankfully, the team at Parents Guide Illawarra have got you covered! This ultimate guide will recommend the best venues and parties for kids’ birthdays. Plus read on for exclusive kids’ party deals below, exclusive to Parents Guide Illawarra readers!

We have researched The Illawarra’s Kids Birthday Venue package deals and Wollongong’s best children’s birthday entertainment options, all within Wollongong and the Illawarra region. So grab a cup of tea, relax, and let us help you make your child’s birthday a magical one!

1. Best Kids Party Birthday Packages in the Illawarra:

The first option to explore is all-in-one party package, which offers a convenient way of planning your child’s birthday. These amazing kids’ venues within Wollongong and Illawarra offer packages that include food, drinks, and a dedicated party host and entertainment, making your life as a party planner much easier. Our recommended options are:

Jamberoo Action Park – Jamberoo

There’s no better place to hold your child’s next Birthday Party! Ages 4-12 will enjoy the best birthday party ever! With an action-packed day of thrills, adventure and fun, party food and drinks, Birthday Cake, a visit from Sammy the Shark and a Jamberoo Gift, your child’s next birthday party will be one to remember.  A Birthday Party to remember forever! Inclusions also are:

  • 1 x full day entry to Jamberoo Action Park for a full day of party fun;
  • Birthday Party Lunch Menu (also includes Healthy food options too);
  • Exclusive birthday party lunch area;
  • Party decorations;
  • A fun & printable Jamberoo-themed invite!

Click here for more information.

The Ultimate Guide to Kids’ Birthday Parties in Wollongong and Illawarra – Jamberoo Action Park

Ma Petite Cherie Kids Spa & Tea – Kiama

At Ma Petite Cherie they provide perfectly curated, creative birthday parties for children aged between 4-15. Upon arrival and walking down the red carpet your young girls will be transported to an elegant French inspired boutique!

At Ma Petite Cherie, they offer Parisian pamper parties and tasteful events to children in a stunning setting. Their children’s event space in Kiama provides precious memories for birthdays, special occasions. Book a children’s spa birthday party and let them bask in French opulence. Ma Petite Cherie makes your daughter’s birthday magical, addresses your inner urge to feel special and is your go to haven for premium pampering.

The sophistication and elegance will continue with luxury silk robes to wear, sparking pink lemonade and delicious selection of party food. Their Luxe, Deluxe and Exquisite Spa Packages include a luxury foot spa with our signature bath bombs, our organic chocolate facial followed by facial jewels and a mini luxury manicure with nail polish. Click here to learn more and to book now.

The Ultimate Guide to Kids’ Birthday Parties in Wollongong and Illawarra – Ma Petite Cherie Kids Spa & Tea

Treetop Arts Party Packages – Helensburgh, Northern Illawarra

Perfect for active children aged 2-14, you can choose from gymnastics, parkour or circus themed party packages. Add on cake and balloons or catering. Pricing starts from $280 for 10 kids or room hire is available from $80 for those looking for a cost effective DIY party option. Call or email the beautiful Treetop Arts team on 0493 109 983 / [email protected] (P.S remember to tell them Parents Guide Illawarra sent you!)

Gymnastic, circus and parkour kids party packages at Treetop Arts in Helensburgh

Hideaway Lane – Kids High Tea Party and Workshop Packages – Wollongong

Hideaway Lane is a luxe private event space right in the middle of Wollongong. They offer Kids High Tea Party Packages and Kids Workshops suitable for ages 8 – 14 years which you can view here – Kids High Tea and Artisan Workshop Packages. Their high tea packages include exclusive hire of their event space for up to 30 kids. Workshops can be cooking classes, lux soap making or glam candle making and price includes all workshop materials.

Get in touch with them today to discuss hiring their space for your next event or to enquire about any of their High Teas, Workshops or Classes – you can get in touch online HERE or give them a call on 0478 790 763.

Have your very own private party at Hideaway Lane, Wollongong

Adapt Martial Arts & Boxing Academy – Wollongong

Looking for something a little different for your little one’s birthday? Why not try a Karate Party for your little ninja.

For 2 hours, your child and their friends will find out what it’s like to celebrate their birthday, Karate Style. On the day of the party you will have exclusive use of our dojo. Their professional, friendly martial arts teachers will look after everything to do with the party and make sure your child and friends have fun. All you need to do is sit back and let them do all the work. Imagine the look of surprise on your child’s face when their teachers help them cut their cake with a samurai sword!

To make a party booking, contact them via phone on (02) 4200 1309 or get in touch with them online HERE.

Have a fun-filled Ninja-themed party at Adapt Martial Arts & Boxing Academy.

Treetops Adventure Nowra – Australia’s first tree ropes and cliff edge park (and only 1 hour’s drive from Wollongong)

Have the ultimate birthday adventure with Treetops Adventure’s all inclusive Birthday Packages!

Want to create a memorable Kids Party? Treetops Adventure Nowra is Australia’s first tree ropes and cliff edge park (and only 1 hour drive from Wollongong) and now offers the ultimate in birthday FUN for ages 3 – 15 years. Their party packages include your very own party host/climbing instructor, dedicated party space, up to 3 hours climbing, a voucher for the Guest of Honour and much more! Their courses are designed for all abilities.

CLICK HERE to book your child’s birthday adventure in and get exploring now!

Have an adventure-filled day out alongside the Shoalhaven River and amongst the trees at Treetops Adventure Nowra

Science Space Birthday Parties – Wollongong

For interactive, hands on diverse party action we love Science Space’s dedicated Kids Parties (ohhh it’s also educational but SOOO fun the kids will never realise!). Suitable from age 5-15 years, your child’s birthday party crew will explore 2 floors of interactive exhibits as well as take part in a themed science activity led by your own Science Space party host! Plus get your own private party room, fully equipped with food storage and all your food serving needs. With morning and afternoon timeslots available, your child’s party will cost from as little as $25 per child at Science Space (max 20 kids per booking). Click here to look at party availability or call Science Space on (02) 4286 5000.

Interactive, hands-on and exciting kids party packages at Science Space Wollongong

Green Connect Farm Parties – Warrawong

Are you looking for a unique party option that celebrates sustainability and supports the local community? The Green Connect farm can help to make your next party memorable and unique. Kids can experience the beauty and abundance of one of the largest urban permaculture farms in the world, learning about how we grow food that is good for people and the planet during the farm’s informative and interactive guided tour specially for your group. Then, let the kids play and take in the view for your BYO meal with exclusive use of their covered space and gardens.

Their standard 3-hour party package includes a 1.5-hour guided farm tour, dedicated party space + free time in the children’s garden and demonstration garden, including activities for children (e.g. sand pit, mud kitchen and bug hunting). They can host also larger parties (30 people +). CLICK HERE to get in touch with the Green Connect Farm team.

Have a very ‘green’ kids party that is all about the great outdoors and getting back to nature at the Green Connect Farm.

Gravity Gym Birthday Parties – Warrawong, 15 min drive from Wollongong

Ohhh the Gravity Gym birthday parties are the talk of the town! Kids LOVE the exclusive use of the Ninja Course or large gymnastics area. You get the whole area just for you! PLUS a dedicated party host to welcome, manage, keep everyone safe and entertain. Bring your own food or add on easy catering options! Pre-school parties age 2+ starts from $225 for 15 kids, Exclusive-use of their Ninja Course for parties start from $440 for up to 20 kids (for 2.5 hours so it’s great value per child for exclusive use of this venue).

To enquire – (pssst tell them Parents Guide Illawarra sent you!) email [email protected] or call their super organised team on (02) 4271 8014.

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Gravity Gym’s Gymnastic birthday parties are great for kids that love to bounce off the walls!

2. Best Playcentres for Kids Birthday Parties Wollongong

Playcentres are a great option for children who want a fun-filled day of play with friends and family. Check out these fantastic and different kids party venue options below:

Hangdog Climbing Gym Kids Parties: – Coniston near Wollongong

Elevate the Fun with Hangdog Climbing Gym’s Birthday Parties! Searching for an adventurous way to celebrate? Look no further! Hangdog Climbing Gym in Wollongong is your ticket to a thrilling and unforgettable birthday bash.

Birthday Party Packages Feature:

  • Exciting Indoor Climbing Challenges
  • Private Party Table for Festive Vibes (or an entire space!)
  • BYO or Pizza & Refreshing Drinks
  • Friendly Party Host to Amp Up the Energy
  • Party Bags and Invitations
  • Special Offer Alert: Book NOW for the “2 for FREE” deal! Double the joy without doubling the cost.

Get in touch with their Reservations Team today here!

Let your kids hang off the walls, literally, with Hangdog Climbing Gym’s kids party packages!

Ready Set Play Themed Birthday Parties – Albion Park Rail

A party at Ready Set Play is the ultimate FUN destination for Illawarra kids!

Ready Set Play is one of the Illawarra’s favourite kids indoor playcentre for children under 10 located in Albion Park Rail, specialising in kids bday parties!

With newly themed party rooms including the Dino Room, Neon Party Room, Princess Pamper Parties and Barbie High Tea, Ready Set Play has something for every child’s birthday dreams! Ideally suited for kids aged 1 – 10 years.

And the best part is that they will take care of all the details and the cleaning up! Their Kids Party Packages include catering for all budgets with the added bonus of healthy party catering options too along with all the party food favourites.

CLICK HERE to get in touch with their Kids Party Events team today!

Ready Set Play caters to the ultimate kids birthday party themed FUN!

Revolution Laser Arena Kids Birthday Parties – Wollongong

Looking for an EPIC way to celebrate your special day? Look no further! Revolution Laser Tag in Wollongong is your go-to destination for adrenaline-pumping FUN and unforgettable memories.

Our Birthday Party Packages Include:
– Thrilling Laser Tag Battles
– Dedicated Party Table
– BYO or Pizza & Refreshing Drinks
– Awesome Party Host
– FREE Invitations & Party Supplies

Limited Time Offer: Book NOW and get “2 for FREE”! Gather your friends and double the excitement without doubling the cost!

Got a budget? No problem! We’ve crafted the perfect package to ensure maximum excitement without breaking the bank. Check out their Ultra Budget Party – 10 kids for UNDER $200!

Don’t miss out on the most thrilling birthday experience in town. Hurry, slots are filling up fast! CLICK HERE to get in touch with their team today!

Revolution Laser Arena’s fantastic kids party packages – non-stop laser FUN!

3. Themed Kids Parties, Wollongong wide:

Potentially the most exciting option for your little one – a themed birthday party! The following are some unique themed entertainment options in the Wollongong and Illawarra regions:

  • Birthday Parties at Circus Monoxide:  If your child has always dreamt of joining the circus, then look no further! Circus Monoxide offers circus-themed birthday parties, designed to be age-appropriate and cover a range of circus skills. You’ll have dedicated circus trainers, exclusive access to the circus space plus snacks, lolly bags, plates, napkins and cutlery. So you can sit back, relax and enjoy the show.
  • Slumber Wonderland – themed slumber parties Illawarra wide: All of their slumber parties come with everything you need including specialised teepee tents, lighting and accessories. Simply choose your theme and leave the rest to them! They will also deliver, assemble and perfectly style your party. The best part…they will come back the next morning and pack it all away, leaving your home mess-free! Parties may only last a night, but memories last forever.
  • Motiv8sports South Coast: Invite 22 of your best friends and enjoy 2 hours of action packed hybrid sports with their incredible coaches! The best part is that they can come to you (local park, oval or indoor facility). Their party packages are ideal for kids who love sports and all packages include music, all set-up and gear and your very own party host!

4. Outdoor FREE Kids Party Places:

Sometimes, a breath of fresh air and a day outdoors is the perfect way to celebrate a birthday. Consider these options:

  • Stuart Park Wollongong: A perfect (FREE!) option for outside park loving kids, with heaps of grassy space, the shallow lagoon to splash in and the Lagoon cafe and restaurant next door for snacks and coffees.
  • Wollongong Botanic Garden: For nature lovers, why not book a picnic area at the stunning Wollongong Botanic Garden and celebrate amongst the gorgeous flora.

5. DIY Kids Party at Home – bring the party to you or order in the catering:

Lastly, never underestimate the power of throwing a DIY party at home. With a little creativity and effort, you can transform your living space into a magical party venue. Some local businesses can make your home-based party catering even easier, such as:

Bambolini’s Soft Play – mobile kids party hire

Looking to make your upcoming event unforgettable? Look no further than Bambolini’s Soft Play – they bring the party to you!

Bambolini’s is a local luxury soft play hire company that comes to you to keep the kids entertained at your next event. Let them take the stress out of planning your special day and keep the kids busy! Their mobile soft play services are perfect for a variety of events and they specialise in kids parties fro babies up to early primary school as well as christenings and baptisms. Don’t settle for an ordinary event, let Bambolini’s bring the magic to your next celebration.

Contact them today to learn more about their services and to book your next event – click here now to get in touch.

Mobile kids party hire with Bambolini’s Soft Play

Zeuss Street Greek – Shellharbour

This awesome local eatery offers fresh delicious food to cater for your next gathering or event. Whether you’re hosting a picnic in the park or a family catch up at home for your child’s party, you can choose from their freshly made catering box options that are made to serve up to 10 guests per item. Jimmy and his team at ZSG Shellharbour would be happy to help make any kids day a great one! They are also happy to host your next kids party in-house at ZSG Shellharbour – just reach out to them on (02) 8325 3400.

Delicious, healthy, fresh catering for your kids next party or event at Zeuss Street Greek Shellharbour

  • Villa D’oro: This gourmet catering company will bring their delicious pasta dishes to you, ensuring all your guests are well-fed and happy.
  • Hungry Monkey: Get these amazing burgers and delish finger food catering delivered to your home!

FOR MORE ILLAWARRA KIDS PARTY IDEAS click here! No matter your child’s interests or party style, there’s a perfect birthday venue, package or entertainer waiting for them in Wollongong and the Illawarra. Be sure to plan early and book in advance, as some of these venues can get booked out quickly. With this ultimate guide to the best venues and parties for kids’ birthdays, you can guarantee a celebration that will bring a smile to your child’s face and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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