When you are celebrating your child’s first double-digit birthday, suddenly the trusty go-to party ideas are branded as “babyish”. A “tween” is generally aged between being a young child, but not quite a teenager – about 9 to 12 years old. Buggybuddys has a big guide to party ideas for Perth tweens and teenagers, which will pass the cool test with their mates;


At Home Party Ideas for Tweens and Teenagers

Holding a party at home? Having a party entertainment come to you can be a great way to throw a stress-free party! Elevate a slumber party to epic levels by adding one of these ideas into the mix:

The Pamper Party Bus offers unique mobile pamper bus experiences for kids’ parties, providing personalised and glamorous sessions to help children embrace a positive self-image and confidence. The service brings the magic of pampering to your doorstep, allowing parents to relax and enjoy their child’s special day stress-free.

Showtime Limousines boasts Perth’s largest and most colourful array of Hummer limos, as well as the amazing Gull wing Camaro “Bumbleebee” stretch limousine. See our review here.

Showtime Limousines, Perth

Vortex Gaming brings a state-of-the-art gaming experience to your home. Vortex Gaming promises to be a stress-free party for the parents, and hosts gaming parties for boys and girls from 7 years to 70 years! Their climate-controlled theatres feature a luxury limousine style interior, 3D/LED screens, surround sound and LED lighting. 

Game Vault

Impress your party guests with a boho tee pee or picnic set up. Cheeky Teepees offer a luxe tee pee tent for up to 10 teens to have an extra special sleep over party!

Pic Credit: Cheeky TeePees

Murder mystery boxes are an exciting and engaging idea for a teen birthday party. They provide a unique and interactive experience that allows teens to use their problem-solving skills and creativity to solve a thrilling mystery. These boxes can be customized to fit the party theme and can include a variety of clues, puzzles, and props to enhance the immersive experience. Hosting a murder mystery party encourages teamwork and collaboration among the guests as they work together to uncover the truth behind the fictional crime. It also adds an element of suspense and excitement to the celebration, making it a memorable and entertaining way to celebrate a teen’s birthday. See our guide for the Best Murder Mystery Boxes for Teens

Party Ideas for Tweens and Teenagers in Perth

Mini Golf is a “hole” heap of fun! Many mini golf courses in Perth also offer party packages – like Wembley Golf Couse, The Vines Mini Golf and Holey Moley at Carousel! See the Buggybuddys guide to Mini Golf in Perth here.

Climbing and Ropes will excite tweens and teens alike. They can climb to new heights at a climbing, bouldering or ropes centre, or enjoy the great outdoors at a tree-top rope obstacle course like Treetops Adventure in Yanchep National Park. Clip and Climb at iPlay (Westfield Carousel) is lots of fun and has party rooms too and for traditional indoor rock climbing Rockface in Balcatta has you sorted. See the Buggybuddys guide to indoor climbing centres in Perth here.

iPlay, Westfield Carousel


Water Parks are a great party spot for Summer babies! They can have a splashing good time on thrilling water slides. Adventure World and Perth’s Outback Splash both are fantastic fun. If the weather is cooler, Cockburn Arc is a great alternative to ride the slides. See the Buggybuddys guide to Adventure World with Tweens here.

outback splash


Parkour & Trampoline centres provide challenging obstacle courses using climbing, swinging, vaulting, jumping, rolling and running. You can find parkour courses at indoor centres like BOUNCE inc Joondalup and The Motion Academy.  Some of these places also offer trampolines, bouncy basketball and other activities too. 

Bounce Joondalup

If you are looking for a unique way to celebrate turning into a teenager, then how about an Axe throwing party at MANIAX! At Maniax you can throw axes at targets in a safe and controlled environment. Everyone must be aged 13 and over to participate. 

Maniax Axe Throwing

A birthday party at iFly offers an exhilarating and memorable experience for teens, combining the thrill of indoor skydiving with a unique and exciting celebration. It’s a perfect choice for teens looking for an unforgettable and adrenaline-pumping birthday adventure. Read our review of iFly here.

iFly Indoor Skydiving Experience, Perth

Laser Tag is a stack of fun, running around in the dark, tagging your friends! There are lots of laser tag centres all around Perth and is perfect for tweens that would love to get into paintball, but are still a bit too young. See our guide to laser tag in Perth here.

Zone Bowling Birthday Party


Escape Rooms are a fun group activity for a party! An Escape Room is a real-life, puzzle-solving adventure game, where you and your team are locked in a room and immersed in a fantasy scenario – to get out, you have to find clues, solve puzzles and work as a team to beat the clock. See our guide to Escape Rooms in Perth

Escape this


Gaming Parties are lots of fun; from old-school gaming at Nostalgia Box, to the futuristic virtual reality Zero Latency, and pay as you go arcade games at iPlay and Timezone – there’s a lot of places to party and play in Perth! 

Zero Latency Perth


A pizza party is an ideal option for a teen birthday party. Uptown Pizza in Joondalup is the ultimate choice for teens with their massive New York-style pizzas and retro games consoles, making it the perfect spot for a fun and casual pizza party with friends. Read our review of Uptown Pizza here

Ice Skating or Roller Skating will definitely pass the cool test! Rug up at Cockburn Ice arena where tweens will love skating around. At Rollerzone Malaga, the large skating rink is lit up with colourful lights, lasers and shiny disco balls – perfect for a party atmosphere! High energy music gets everyone dancing to pop hits like the Macarena and Gangnam Style. See our review here. 

Things to do on a rainy day in Perth with kids

Cinema Party – A cinema party is a fantastic idea for a teen birthday, offering a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere for guests to bond over their favorite films. Whether renting a private screening room or setting up a backyard movie night, it provides a fun and inclusive experience that caters to various tastes and interests. See our review of a party at Hoyts Cinema

Book a cool class for your tween and his/her friends. Perth cooking schools offer group classes where tweens and teens can get creative and cook up a storm. If your child loves flowers, take your budding florists to Flower Design School. See our review here. 

Flower Design School Birthday Party

The Crafter Studio in Perth is an excellent venue for a teenager’s party. The studio offers a range of creative activities that are perfect for teenagers, such as customising phone cases and creating Fluid Bears, and they can take their masterpiece home as a party favour. 

Bowling has to be the ultimate indoor party activity. It’s a great way for tweens to spend a few hours with their friends. There’s many bowling alleys around Perth, from Zone Bowling in Joondalup and Strike Bowling at Westfield Carousel. See our guide to bowling alleys in Perth here.

Read our review of a party at Zone Bowling


iPlay, Westfield Whitford City


Go-karting is always popular with big kids for fast paced, competitive fun. Whether you’re north or south of the river, Perth has some great go-karting tracks that are perfect for parties. See our guide here. 

PowerPlay Perth

Does your tween love science? Scitech parties are great for little Einstein’s aged 10 to 12! See our review here. 

Scitech Birthday Party


See out BIG party guide for more ideas for kids parties in Perth.

Want to entertain your tweens and teens, but don’t know where to start? Check out our list of fun things to do in Perth for tweens here.

Have we missed a great party idea for tweens and teenagers in Perth? Let us know in the comments below!

1 Comment
  1. Amanda 1 year ago

    Love these ideas!
    Just FYI the cat cafe has closed down about a month ago 🙁 I was one of their nurses. All the cats have super happy homes now with most of the employees .

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