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Sydney Harbour Sydney, Australia 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, Australia 0.6 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, Australia 0.3 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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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk Sydney, Australia 4.6 mi away
#2 of 565 things to do in Sydney
Amazing view, brilliant sculptures, pop up cafe - I try and make it every year on my birthday to see sculptures by the sea and walk at least part of Bondi to coogee (since kids it gets shorter each year).
Beautiful scenery, friendly nature of everyone using the path from singles, families, students etc. very interesting with steps, benches for rest and lookouts, toilets, cliff top overhangs with waterfalls, bottleb...
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Shelly Beach Manly, Australia 7.0 mi away
#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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#2 of 68 things to do in Port Stephens
Highly recommend if you are in Port Stephens you must try this out, the sharks and rays are friendly and will come up to you for food and the kids loved it Very affordable and the staff are passionate about their...
... these amazing creatures every day !! Keep up the great work guys !!! and everyone else .. take your kids and family there so they can see how awesome the creatures on our planet are and how we NEED to look aft...
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#1 of 9 things to do in Anna Bay
If you are nervous about the water and the waves Luke puts you at ease and teaches you how to read the waves and within an hour you are surfing!!!! Incredible fun for adults and kids and totally addictive!!!!! Luk...
Excellent smithereens great Surf school kids loved it would do it again chris was great couldnt be happier
Narrabeen Lagoon State Park Narrabeen, Australia 12.0 mi away
#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
The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk Sydney, Australia 5.5 mi away
#15 of 565 things to do in Sydney
You get to explore the other side of the gardens; get to see some amazing sculptures and pass by the Governor's House (and note Australia's unique history of still being governed)...if you have kids, there are pla...
The walk is easy and comfortable especially if you have children you can just follow walk straight to the Opera House for a short walk or for a bit more you can meander through the Royal Botanical Gardens.
Fighter World Williamtown
#3 of 5 things to do in Williamtown
Second visit in 12 years, first time with kids and they loved it (ages 9, 12, 15) this time just as a couple and loved it just as much, really well laid out, plenty of info and so much to see, retired planes, repl...
The entire display offers something for everyone children adults and seniors alike , An added bonus is the external viewing deck over looking the Newcastle Airport RAAF Base.
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Nielsen Park Vaucluse, Australia 3.8 mi away
#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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The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, Australia 0.9 mi away
#18 of 565 things to do in Sydney
Take a blanket, a picnic, some children, a group of great actors and the beautiful natural back drop of the main pond in the gardens, just perfect for Ratty's punting on the river and you have the Wind in the Will...
There are so many facets to this emerald gem - it's great for a leisurely stroll, kids can let off steam, lovers can find a secret place & families can sit on the grass and enjoy the scenery.
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Balmoral Balmoral, Australia 4.2 mi away
#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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Centennial Park Sydney, Australia 2.4 mi away
#40 of 565 things to do in Sydney
Wide open spaces, awesome trees, blooming flowers, multiple lakes full of bird life, historic sites, statues, sporting fields, flat & cross country tracks, horse riding, cafes, kids play areas, moonlight cinema, t...
Centennial Park is the place to head for a picnic, large family gathering, a romantic place for 2 or bike or horse ride - beautiful gardens, tracks to walk or ride, or just picnic on the grass - sunrise sunset or...
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Cronulla Beach Walk Cronulla, Australia 13.0 mi away
#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, Australia 4.2 mi away
#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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Australian National Maritime Museum Sydney, Australia 0.4 mi away
#44 of 565 things to do in Sydney
Thoroughly enjoyed the visit kids really enjoyed the war ships, submarine and learning about Captain Cook and his travels around Australia tour guides were very good.
This museum is suitable for all ages there is something for everyone all the exhibitions are fantastic,the 3D movies are great if traveling with young children they have a special play area that provides them with...
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Manly Beach Sydney, Australia 6.8 mi away
#36 of 565 things to do in Sydney
Lots of nice little stores, lots of places to stop for a snack or simple lunch (with local fish), playgrounds for kids, bike and walking trails, but most of all a clean, wide and beautiful beach with decent waves...
There is a great outdoor mall area with interesting shopping and great eating options, the sand is lovely and there is shade on the grass and a playground for the little ones - a great spot for families!
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Watson's Bay Sydney, Australia 0.8 mi away
#31 of 565 things to do in Sydney
Whether you are a couple or in a family group ; you can enjoy great food here with the emphasis on Fresh fish and especially shell fish.. it is a great place to visit with lively bars and good wine and fun!
My family and I love going to Watsons Bay on the Ferry from Circular Quay any time of the year.The scenery is always amazing, a walk along the promenade is calming and the kids love the park.
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Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden North Sydney, Australia 1.9 mi away
#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.
Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond Wollongong, Australia 27.3 mi away
#2 of 77 things to do in Wollongong
Great drive with many highlights including Stanwell Tops for great views down the coast, Shell Harbour where we went camping as kids and the Kiama blowhole.
You can walk the length of it and little children can ride their bikes and scooters on it safely.
Avalon SUP Avalon Beach, Australia 17.4 mi away
#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, Australia 30.7 mi away
#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.
West Head Look out Sydney, Australia 3.8 mi away
#16 of 565 things to do in Sydney
There are amenities in the Park for families to picnic and 15 different bush walking trails ranging from 1km to 5km varying from steep to flatter easier walks.
In this place, with one of the most incredible views in Sydney, there were just few families enjoying a very calm and pleasant picnic.
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Palm Beach Palm Beach, Australia 20.1 mi away
#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, Australia 8.2 mi away
#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...
Oakvale Wildlife Park Williamtown
#4 of 5 things to do in Williamtown
Being able to hand feed wallabies and kangaroos was amazing for my children but they also loved seeing the cockatoos and horses and alpacas amongst others.
Park has been developed to take on board it's child visitors with the adds of a great playground, splash park, dining areas & activities, on top of all the amazing animal encounters.
Gan Gan Lookout Nelson Bay
#1 of 23 things to do in Nelson Bay
I visited with my parents, family and friends and all enjoyed to view the entire Port Stephen natural sceneries.
I visited with family and was impressed with the stunning views This location is a must see on the road to nelson bay.
Symbio Wildlife Park Helensburgh, Australia 26.9 mi away
#1 of 8 things to do in Helensburgh
... displays were very well presented and the birds ,reptiles and mammals all looked very well cared for .There were nice spots for picnics and the kids could feed kangaroos and farm animals .Worth a visit
Love the concept that it is more of a petting zoo whereby the children enjoyed getting close up with Australia's famous animals - Kangaroos, Wallabies & Koalas
Featherdale Wildlife Park Blacktown, Australia 19.8 mi away
#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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