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Sydney Harbour Sydney 0.9 mi away
#1 of 565 things to do in Sydney
or check out a museum, maritime museum is great, the powerhouse museum very interesting especially for kids, walk around darling harbour and do some shopping or visit one of many restaurants or bars or visit the A...
Amazing view so pretty Great for photos Busy all year round Some great restaurants near it Great day out for families
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Sydney Ferries Sydney 0.7 mi away
#5 of 565 things to do in Sydney
The kids loved the ferry and the ferries also make for great opportunities to take amazing pics or Sydney's most iconic sites like the bridge and the opera house.
A lively, bright town with lots to do... perfect for families, with a beautiful beach... busy town for shopping and eating.. and it also offers beautiful coastal walks.
Darling Harbour Sydney 0.6 mi away
#6 of 565 things to do in Sydney
There is so many wonderful family attractions to choose from like The Sydney aquarium, the Maritme musuem where you can wander on the ships and subs, Pirate ships and Madame Trusades.So many Harbour cruises to Cho...
We will always miss this place, We used to live here and they have great restaurants, ( I recommend Hurricanes ) there is a play are for kids, A massive Imax cinema ! which you must go to and the museum is great (...
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Shelly Beach Manly
#1 of 56 things to do in Manly
Protected from the surf, it is perfect for families, it also offers a grassy area, with BBQs, and plenty of shade, and the walk from Manly surf club is extremely picturesque.
Secluded and calm, perfect for an afternoon dip or playing with the kids, attractive rock formations on the Northern Side and a walking trail back to Manly from the Southern end.
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#1 of 5 things to do in Narrabeen
Cycle or walk around the 9km circumference and you'll see picnickers, families cooking up ethnic treats, paddle boarders, kayakers, cyclists, walkers, dogs, ducks and, once a month, a terrific market.
Such a relaxing gorgeous area in northern beaches.... Always a beautiful walk.. Great place for bbq's.. Picnics.. Family outings
Nielsen Park Vaucluse
#1 of 7 things to do in Vaucluse
You can swim "laps" from edge to edge of the netted area or just frolic about if you have young kids.
Best family picnic spot in Sydney Harbour
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Balmoral Balmoral
#1 of 2 things to do in Balmoral
Balmoral is a wonderful family friendly spot with lots of places to eat and drink, a sea pool, shady beach plus a wonderful & safe playground for the little ones PLUS you can swim, canoe, kayak or sail just off sh...
Probably the best in shore beach I have seen, Balmoral is great to chill, is especially good for families as there are limited waves, and has great amenities at hand - whether its loo's or showers, or cafes etc. P...
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#1 of 15 things to do in Cronulla
Fantastic for families, dogs, prams etc. Particularly popular in the early morning with fitness fanatics.
Easy walk from Green Hills to Gunamatta Bay , great seaside stroll with dogs or kids.
Bronte Beach Bronte
#1 of 4 things to do in Bronte
The rocks and rock pools provide hours of fun for kids (and big kids alike) The beach itself is clean and has a handy and well stocked shop which sells (amongst many other goodies) super tasty Banana Smoothies and...
Great facilities include a rock pool and tidal pool for safe swimming, a big parkland with barbecues and plenty of picnic huts, a newly renovated children's play area for children of all ages.
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#1 of 48 things to do in North Sydney
I feel like a child in wonderland discovering the beauty and amazing attention to detail in every inch of this Serene masterpiece, I feel the love of its ongoing creation..
There is plenty of nooks and crannies to relax with tables and seating, have family picnic, a wedding or just sit and admire.
Avalon SUP Avalon Beach
#1 of 10 things to do in Avalon Beach
A great activity for the kids, and Tony is a nice local guy that very helpful to teach your kids how to enjoy their splash of the day!.
Great place for first timers and experienced paddlers - excellent for families.
Museum of Fire Penrith
#1 of 34 things to do in Penrith
... are fantastically restored in an original power station 5 mins from city center .It even has a great little play area for kids.Fantastic history of Australia's fire fighters and must be preserved for posterity.
We absolutely Loved it.He had so much fun in the kids section as did we interacting with him.All the displays are amazing and so well cared for.So much information and details.
Palm Beach Palm Beach
#3 of 8 things to do in Palm Beach
... which is hugely popular for surfing and kite surfing and also a very safe gently shelving and protected beach on the Pittwater side which is ideal for children and paddle boards can be hired at the boatshed.
An amazing location with its orange beaches sprawled over a long enough distance that you can experience down time and chill by yourself or friends, or mix within the crowds, which is useful if you have kids.
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Circus Arts Homebush
#1 of 7 things to do in Homebush
The first fly my heart was beating so fast, but by the end I had it down pat! Would definitely recommend to friends & family!
They were a little daunted a first but the instructors were very encouraging and broke the skills down into manageable steps so that the kids were able to do the 'catch and release' trapezing by the end of the les...
#1 of 28 things to do in Blacktown
Great value for money, plenty of Australia wildlife and native birds and reptiles, fantastic for children and adults, my wife loved having a cuddle with a Koala and my grandchildren although a little apprehensive...
Excellent place for Aussie Wildlife -- the photo with the Koalas is a bit rich (AUD25 per family), but you get to pet a Koala and (small) kids will love it.
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#2 of 56 things to do in Manly
Great Family Day Out leaning about Australia's History while taking in fantastic ocean views.
The memorial walk is available to purchase bricks for family loved ones to commemorate their place in the war.
North Head Manly
#3 of 56 things to do in Manly
Incredible walks and views a wonderful place for a stroll on your own or with family and friends.
I love north head and it's really local to where my family love so I visited quite often!
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Parramatta Park Parramatta
#1 of 31 things to do in Parramatta
Plenty of modern play equipment for the kids, the park is large enough for those who want peace and quiet, toilets are clean and modern, I have to mention the free gas BBQs they are plentiful and very clean.
We went on Australia Day and it was great the park is great on any day with nice weather the cafe down on the river has nice service and great food I recommend it if you have children of all ages they have a reall...
#1 of 3 things to do in Clontarf
We pulled up at a bay and the kids did some paddle boarding, some adults went for a swim and some just sat back on the boat taking in the beautiful harbour views.
Fantastic family day out!
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#1 of 8 things to do in Palm Beach
Lovely family outing with some kayaking and a beautiful bush walk , followed by a swim and jumping off the jetty .
A perfect morning connecting with the kids, Greg was good fun and the day was paced for all levels...
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#2 of 31 things to do in Parramatta
... boats and paddle boards, BBQ's, nice temperature water, bushwalk and great for photography) its excellent and its so easy to find, you're also aloud dogs and its a great place to walk them great family feel too
Wonderful time with friends and family !Great weather was a plus!
#1 of 8 things to do in Brooklyn
He was very helpful as well with excellent tips and instructions recommending the best routes according to the kids capabilities water conditions etc.
I would definitely recommend to any of my friends and family!
Maroubra Beach Maroubra
#1 of 13 things to do in Maroubra
Enjoy breakfast, brunch or lunch at the beach cafe, or just have a coffee and sit and relax, looking out to the beautiful blue ocean, and watch the surfers and families having fun, and the large cargo ships passin...
It offers magnificent expanse of white sand, well patrolled swimming between the flags and a great family destination and convenient parking as well good access by bus.
#1 of 6 things to do in Cremorne
We watched Paddiington 2 at a matinee that was filled with families - everyone commented on the beautifully restored Art Deco interior of one of the smaller movie rooms.
Good range of movies for all ages safe for children always clean and friendly service.
Taronga Zoo Mosman
#3 of 26 things to do in Mosman
The highlights include: giraffe with opera house as the background, amazing gorilla families, brilliant seal show, and kids track with excellent educations.
Wonderful place only had one day will be going back soon great for families and young at heart you can enjoy a picnic on the lawns with family and friends and enjoy the wild life and all the characters from Disney...
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Fagan Park Dural
#1 of 5 things to do in Dural
Beautifully kept and maintained, there are wonderful themed gardens to visit, a sensational play area for kids of all ages including a flying fox, BBQs with tables, toilet facilities, bike track and plenty of spac...
Beautiful park that suits all ages, great for family picnics or bbq, with lovely well maintained gardens, you could walk for miles and enjoy the fresh clean air, it has a nice children's play area next to the coff...
#1 of 1 things to do in Mount Annan
Great pathed bush walks (easy for prams), great playground, great little nature school for kids (have to book in), great cafe.
Would thoroughly recommend for singles, couples, families, parties, friends, bird watchers, picnickers, flower lovers, nature lovers and I'm sure anybody else I've forgotten
Lane Cove National Park Macquarie Park
#1 of 6 things to do in Macquarie Park
This is the best natural place to visit nearest to city , large enough to explore fantastic place with kids , picnic ,parties , jogging ,boating.
This is a great park, whether you want to have some quiet peaceful time walking or reading a book or if you want to host an active kids party, bike ride and play a game.
#1 of 3 things to do in Bundeena
Also location is great, if you cant handle kayaking in the beach there's a calm, shallow and beautiful lagoon to explore a few metres away fit for beginners and kids.
Just enjoyed a fantastic 2 hr SUP and Kayak session for our Fitness group and families.
#3 of 13 things to do in Rose Bay
... was a treat, you also have the opportunity to have your picture taken with the harbour bridge and the opera house in the background, perfect profile picture to show any family and friends when you go back home.
... definitely recommend this to anyone.This is a fantastic way to see so much of Sydney Harbour and a most enjoyable way of doing it.We will be doing it again and it would be a great gift for your friends or family.