Hop into Easter: Guide to Melbourne’s Best Easter Egg Hunts 2024

Easter is the perfect time to gather with friends and family to celebrate – and what better way to celebrate with kids than with an Easter egg hunt?

Melbourne is home to some of the most fun egg hunts around and we’ve listed them all here. So grab your baskets and follow us on a journey to discover Melbourne’s best Easter egg hunts!

Easter Egg Hunt 2024 Melbourne

  • Eaglemont Egg Hunt (Fri 22 Mar) – Join in on the Easter fun with an egg hunt in Eaglemont Village.
  • Easter Egg Hunt at Mount Buninyong Winery (Fri 22 Mar) – Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt with lots of activities, fairy floss, face painting, garden games, and more.
  • Broadmeadows Story time and Easter Egg hunt (Sat 23 Mar) – Come along to the Broadmeadows library for a special Story Time and Easter Egg Hunt Egg-citing Easter Celebrations!
  • Sunbury Story time and Easter Egg Hunt (Sat 23 Mar) – Come along to the Hume Global Learning Centre – Sunbury for a special Story Time and Easter Egg Hunt.
  • Easter Egg Hunt Croydon Main Street (Sat 23 Mar) – Hunt for Cadbury eggs hidden in various stores along Croydon Main Street Shops, following the Easter ears on the map to track down those delicious treats. Free face painting, crafts, and hot cross buns for early birds.
  • Craigieburn Story time and Easter Egg Hunt (Sat 23 Mar) – Come along to the HGLC- Craigieburn for a special Story Time and Easter Egg Hunt.
  • Easter at Preston Market (Sun 24 Mar – Wed 10 Apr) – Enjoy the Roving Easter Bunny, follow the map to find all the hidden Easter eggs in the Easter Egg Hunt, enjoy kids face painting and balloon twisting and animal farm.
  • Easter Eggstravaganza (Sun 24 Mar) – Hop on over to Landcox Park for “Easter Eggstravaganza” for an egg-citing afternoon packed with Easter-themed delights that will leave smiles on faces of all ages.
  • Pre-Easter Sunday Kids Funday by Eynesbury (Sun 24 Mar) – Join in on an egg-citing pre-Easter Funday at Eynesbury, featuring an enormous egg hunt, kids entertainment, rides, and a visit from The Easter Bunny and Easter Bonnie.
  • Pre-Easter Sunday Kids Funday (Sun 24 Mar) – Enjoy Easter egg hunts, pony rides Petting Zoo, inflatable rides, ‘Hop’ movie screening, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
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  • Easter in Wonderland (Sun 24 Mar) – Experience Easter in Wonderland with Easter craft, face painting, entertainment, outdoor activities, Easter egg hunt, and more!
  • Little Explorer Wednesdays Greensborough Plaza (Wed 27 Mar) – Easter craft and hunt.
  • Easter Fest Elwood (Fri 29 Mar – Mon 1 Apr) – Get ready to indulge in delicious treats from food trucks, unleash your creativity with crafts, strike a pose at our photo opportunities, and, of course, embark on a massive Easter egg hunt.
  • Easter Dinosaur Egg Hunt (Fri 29 Mar – Sat 30 Mar)- Find 3 Easter tokens in the Dinosaurs Jurassic Trail, Miniatures Garden & Treasure Island & swap them for an awesome Dinosaur Egg OR Dinosaur Gingerbread.
  • Animal Land Egg Hunt (Fri 29 Mar) – Our enchanting Easter Egg Hunt, with a delightful Wizard of Aus theme, is not just an event—it’s an adventure for a cause!
  • Easter at Mt Buller (Fri 29 Mar – Mon 1 Apr) – Enjoy mountain biking, bushwalks, trail running, the Mountain High Fun Run, markets, the fabulous Buller Air Zone’s indoor rock climbing and trampolining, and the famous Easter Egg Hunt with over 10,00 eggs
Easter Egg Hunt
Preston Market
Easter Dinosaur Egg Hunt
Easter Dinosaur Egg Hunt
  • Hop around Sunbury (Sat 1 Apr) – Pick up your Easter goodies by presenting the map at participating Sunbury businesses to collect your Easter gift
  • Easter Eggstravaganza (Sat 1 Apr) – Face painting, crafts, games and Easter Egg Hunts
  • Easterville (Sun 2 Apr) – Enjoy Easter Crafts, Face Painting, Easter Egg Hunt, Kids Activities and Entertainment! There will also be a visit from the Easter Bunny!
  • Donnybrae’s 2023 Easter Egg Hunt (Sun 2 Apr) – Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon with chocolate Easter egg hunts for all ages, an Easter Bunny photo zone, face painting, PLUS crowd favourite – DJ Dagogo!
  • Aspire Easter Egg Hunt (Sun 2 Apr) – Looking for something to do this Easter, why not join in the Aspire Easter egg hunt where It’s sure to be a great time for everyone involved!
  • Giant Easter Egg Hunt (Wed 5 Apr) – All kindergarten children and toddlers are invited to attend our annual Giant Easter Egg Hunt on Wednesday 5th April at 9:30am.
  • Easter Egg Hunt 2023 (Thu 6 Apr) – Bring your little bunnies for a day of fun and excitement as they go on a hunt for Easter eggs. Don’t forget to bring your Easter basket and your camera in case you see the Easter Bunny!
  • Moonee Ponds Central Easter Egg Hunt (Thu 6 Apr) – Join in for a fun-filled afternoon searching for chocolate at your fave Moonee Ponds Central stores. Your little bunnies will be given a collection bag and a clues sheet to help find all the Easter Eggs.
  • Geelong Racing Club Good Friday Easter Egg Hunt: (Fri 7 Apr) – Join in the family fun this Good Friday with an Easter Egg Hunt plus loads of other family friendly activities including a farmers market, kids carnival rides, live music, food trucks and plenty more. General Admission gets you access to it all, kids are FREE!
  • Berwick Easter Fair Egg Hunt (Fri 7 Apr) – Kids can run, play and laugh as they hunt for rainbow Easter eggs to receive a prize for their gatherings.
  • Jay Berries (Fri 7 Ap – Sun 9 Apr) – Join in and enjoy annual Easter festivities such as an egg hunt for the kids, berry picking and more!
  • Melbourne Easter Show (Fri 7 Ap – Sun 9 Apr) – Join us at Dromana Estate for a fun-filled day out with a wide range of children’s activities, interactive demonstrations, roving entertainers, carnival rides, Easter Egg Hunts and much, much more!
  • Easter Egg Hunts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie (Fri 7 Apr – Sun 8 Apr) – Little hunters ages 12 and under will search for hidden clues throughout the grounds that will allow them to redeem a special Easter Gift Box from the Easter Bunny!
  • Animal Land’s “Alice in Wonderland” Egg Hunt (Fri 7 Apr) – Get ready for a whimsical adventure down the rabbit hole into a world of enchantment and mystery!
  • Jay Berries Easter Festivities (Fri 7 Apr & Sun 9 Apr – Mon 10 Apr) – Enjoy fun easter festivities such as Easter egg hunts for the kids, berry picking and more!
  • Melbourne Easter Show (Fri 7 Ap – Sun 9 Apr) – Join in at Dromana Estate for a fun-filled day out with a wide range of children’s activities, interactive demonstrations, roving entertainers, carnival rides, Easter Egg Hunts and much, much more!
  • Auburn Hotel Easter Long Weekend (Fri 7 Apr – Mon 10 Apr) – petting zoo, face painting, kids entertainers. Plus, an appearance from the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt from 12-2 pm.
  • The Big Goose Easter Eggstraveganza (Fri 7 Apr – Mon 10 Apr) –collect as many plastic Easter eggs as you can until The Easter Bunny rings his bell, find the golden easter egg, enjoy active fun on the Adventure Playground, Pirate Ship Playground and more!
  • Heritage Easter Egg Hunt (Sat 8 Apr) – Hunt for chocolate Easter eggs in the garden at Schwerkolt Cottage. You can then explore food on the farm on the heritage hunt.
  • Easter Egg hunt in Flemington Shopping Precinct (Sat 8 Apr) – Find the hidden Easter Eggs, complete your activity sheet and then return to Pepper Cafe for a FREE gift!
  • Blues Berry Jam (Sat 8 Apr) – Celebrate the completion of a bountiful blueberry season at Tuckerberry Hill. Experience vibrant music provided by a mix of Local Blues and Unearthed Talent
  • Easter at Mt Baw Baw (Sat 8 Apr – Sun 9 Apr) – Golden Egg Hunt, Easter Bunny appearance, Colouring competitions, craft decorating activities and more!
  • Easter Hunt Warratina Lavender Farm (Sat 8 Apr – Sun 9 Apr) – Go Hunting for Easter eggs Easter Bunny stamped on their hand on arrival and handed a map of our farm to go hunting! There are 4 egg tokens to search for, and once all are found, kids will receive a bunch of chocolate eggs, of all sizes to enjoy.
  • Blue Lotus Farm (Sat 8 Apr – Mon 10 Apr) – Easter egg hunt, interactive show performance and more!
  • Easter Long Weekend (Sat 8 Apr – Sun 9 Apr) – Join in this Easter Long weekend for a celebration of the changing season and an a-maze-ing Easter Egg hunt!

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About Joyce Watts

Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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