Best Tenpin Bowling Alleys for kids in Melbourne

Tenpin bowling is such a fun day out for the whole family, with so many retro bowling alleys and ultra-modern bowling alleys on offer it’s hard to know where to go. I have put together a list of the best tenpin bowling alleys for kids in Melbourne to make your decision a little easier.

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Best Ten Pin Bowling Alleys for kids in Melbourne
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Strike Bowling

Strike Bowling has modernised bowling with lane projections of the latest music clips and disco lighting. Strike Bowling has 6 locations in Melbourne with each venue offering a fun day out for all ages.

  • Strike Bayside has seven bowling lanes, laser tag arena, private karaoke rooms and a full gourmet kitchen.
    Location: Bayside Entertainment Centre, 21 Wells Street, Frankston

  • Strike Glen Waverley has eight bowling lanes, a private karaoke room, pool tables, a next-generation escape room and a full gourmet kitchen.
    Location: Century City Walk, 285 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley

  • Strike Melbourne Central has bowling lanes, next level laser tag, two next-generation escape rooms, and a full gourmet kitchen.
    Location: Shop 305, Level 3, 211 LaTrobe Street, Melbourne

  • Strike Eastland has eight bowling lanes, three karaoke rooms, and two mind-bending escape rooms.
    Location: Eastland Shopping Centre, 171–175 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood

  • Strike Highpoint has ten bowling lanes, laser tag arena, pool tables, private karaoke rooms and three exciting escape rooms.
    Location: Highpoint Shopping Centre, 120–200 Rosamond Road, Maribyrnong

  • Strike QV has twelve bowling lanes (split into three private areas), a private karaoke room, three custom-built escape rooms and a full gourmet kitchen.
    Location: 245 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

All Victorian Strike Bowling venues do not allow minors or under 18’s in their venues after 8pm.

Best Ten Pin Bowling Alleys for kids in Melbourne
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General Public – Bayside Bowling Centre

The newly established bayside bowling centre located in Dingley Village provides hours of entertainment for the whole family. Bayside Bowling Centre has ten bowling lanes and a fun arcade full of new and retro games. There is also a beer garden and indoor kitchen that serves a full menu.

Location: 366 Boundary Road, Dingley Village, Victoria

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Kingpin Crown

Kingpin Crown has twelve public bowling lanes and two private bowling lanes in the exclusive Pins Royale. Their bowling lanes have state of the art BesX technology and personalise scoring. Kingpin has multiple entertainment spaces including laser tag, private karaoke room, playtime arcade and a gourmet kitchen.

Location: 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, Victoria

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Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq

Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq is your one-stop circus-themed funhouse located at Docklands’ The District. Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq has six bowling lanes, 67 arcade and ticket games, XD Theatre, dodgem cars and a gourmet kitchen. After 8pm they do not allow anyone under the age of 18 in the venue.

Location: The District, 440 Docklands Drive, Docklands

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Zone Bowling

Zone Bowling is an Australian-owned business, with eight bowling venues throughout Victoria. Venues have a unique mix of amusement games, bowling and laser tag.

  • Zone Bowling Boronia has 24 bowling lanes, glow in the dark bowling, 15 arcades and a café.
    Location: 125 Boronia Road, Boronia

  • Zone Bowling Clayton has 26 bowling lanes, glow in the dark bowling, laser tag, more than 90 arcade games and a café.
    Location: 1866 Princes Highway, Clayton

  • Zone Bowling Forest Hill has 24 bowling lanes, glow in the dark bowling, 31 arcades, laser tag and a café.
    Location: Level 3 Forest Hill, Chase Centre, 270 Canterbury Road, Forest Hill

  • Zone Bowling Frankston has 28 bowling lanes, glow in the dark bowling, 30 arcades and a café.
    Location: 228 Cranbourne Road, Frankston

  • Zone Bowling Highpoint has 24 bowling lanes, 31 arcades, Laser tag and a food and drinks menu.
    Location: 169 Rosamond Road, Maribyrnong

  • Zone Bowling Watergardens is closed due to renovations.
    Location: Watergardens Town Centre, 399 Melton Highway, Taylors Lakes

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Best Ten Pin Bowling Alleys for kids in Melbourne
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Oz Tenpin

Oz Tenpin has eight bowling venues across Victoria, both metro and regional. Some of the venues have teamed up with Escape Key Puzzle Rooms where families can try and escape from a mysterious Room in 60 mins.

  • Oz Tenpin Chirnside Park has 28 lanes of tenpin bowling, including an 8 lane private area, pool tables, jukebox and café.
    Location: 25 Fletcher Road, Chirnside Park

  • Oz Tenpin Narre Warren has 24 lanes of tenpin bowling all with automatic bumpers, disco glow bowling, arcade games, jukebox and a café.
    Location: 14–22 Lauderdale Road, Narre Warren

  • Oz Tenpin Epping has 26 lanes of tenpin bowling, including an 8 lane private area, disco glow bowling, arcade games, jukebox and a café. Families can also explore the Escape Key Puzzle Rooms.
    Location: 41–53 Miller Street, Epping

  • Oz Tenpin Point Cook has four lanes of tenpin bowling, rock climbing wall, giant slide and a laser tag arena featuring brand new state-of-the-art laser guns. Families can also explore the Escape Key Puzzle Rooms.
  • Location: 1 Linmax Court, Point Cook

Oz Tenpin regional venues – Ballarat, Geelong, Shepparton

Please note: Escape Key Puzzle Rooms: some of the games have a mature theme and are recommended for 16+, others involve situations the whole family can enjoy. They do require at least 1 adult in the room with children under 14.

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Highway 66 Ten Pin Bowling

Highway 66 Ten Pin Bowling at Sidetracked offers a fun alternative to traditional bowling. They have eight small lanes with lighter balls to accommodate all abilities, with lighter balls it makes the game ideal for kids.

Location: 370 Huntingdale Road, Oakleigh South VIC

Best Ten Pin Bowling Alleys for kids in Melbourne

Bowland Cranbourne

Bowland has 24 tenpin bowling lanes, a fully licensed café and an exciting amusement game area.

Location: 65 Berwick–Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne

We try our best to provide accurate information on kid-friendly events around Victoria but do recommend parents check details directly to confirm dates, times, prices as some details may be subject to change.

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