Victoria School Holidays 2021: Term Dates Plus Family Getaway Ideas

  • Preschoolers

Say goodbye to the mild state of panic that usually sets in when the Vic school holidays roll around and you realise you’ve got absolutely zero plans. With term and school holiday dates in mind, you're perfectly equipped to whip out your diary and start planning some child-friendly holiday ideas—of which Victoria has no shortage! 

Here are the Vic School Holidays dates for 2021, plus a tonne of state-wide holiday ideas that mean you've got options whether state borders are closed or not (thanks, COVID.) 

Victoria School Holiday Term Dates 2021 Plus Holiday Ideas
There's so much beauty to experience on your doorstep in Victoria. Keep reading for some cool holiday ideas!

Bear in mind that these dates are for Victorian public schools, and although Catholic and independent schools do base their terms and holidays around these dates, they may differ slightly.

Term 1

Thursday 28 January 2021 to Thursday 1 April 2021

Autumn School Holidays

Friday 2 April 2021 - Sunday 18 April 2021

Term 2

Monday 19 April 2021 – Friday 25 June 2021

Winter School Holidays

Saturday 26 June - Sunday 11 July 2021

Term 3

Monday 12 July 2021 to Friday 17 September 2021

Spring School Holidays

Saturday 18 September 2021 to Sunday 3 October 2021

Term 4

Monday 4 October 2021 to Friday 17 December 2021

Summer School Holidays

Saturday 18 December 2021 to Sunday 30 January 2022

Where to go on Your Next Family Holiday?

Now that you've got the dates—all you need is the destination. And the best part is, you don't even need to leave the state. Victoria has some epic family spots that are affordable and jam-packed with activities. Here are our top holiday ideas for some creative inspiration.

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Public Holidays Victoria

And finally, here are the public holidays in Victoria you definitely want to add to the calendar to make the most of Vic long weekends in 2021:

Public Holidays - Easter

Good Friday - Friday 2 April 2021
Easter Saturday - Saturday 3 April 2021
Easter Sunday - Sunday 4 April 2021
Easter Monday - Monday 5 April 2021

Public Holidays - ANZAC Day

Monday 26 April 2021

Public Holidays - June & November

Queen's Birthday - Monday 14 June 2021

Melbourne Cup - Tuesday 2 November 2021

Public Holidays - Christmas Day

Saturday 25 December 2021

Public Holidays - Boxing Day

Sunday 26 December 2021

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