Whale Season School Holiday Activities At Sydney’s Maritime Museum

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As soon as I heard about the Beautiful Whales exhibition at the Maritime Museum, I knew I had to get over there. The twins and I visited and came away with a year’s membership of this lovely museum at Darling Harbour.

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Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Arts – Kids + Family Fun

Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney-6 Have you taken your children to visit Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art recently? Did you know they have terrific programs for kids and families?

We haven’t been for a while, so it’s on the radar for the next school holidays.

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25 Things I Love About Sydney – Part 5

Hello, today marks the final part of my 25 Things I Love About Sydney posts… find Part 1 here,  Part 2 here, Part 3 here and Part 4 here.

This series has been celebrating the fact that it’s been over 25 years since I first landed in Sydney.

Here’s to the next 25 years, and to 25 More Things To Love About Sydney.

21. Indoor and Outdoor Public Swimming Pools

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We’re totally spoiled for choice. In the early days my favourite was North Sydney Olympic Pool. I’d swim there early in the morning when I used to work at Channel 9.

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The Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour

Coming from a long line of wandering Scottish sailors, the Australian National Maritime Museum was always going to be a hit for me.

My older boys used to enjoy a visit here too, especially running around and checking out the submarine. None of us could ever believe how small everything is, how cramped is the life of the submariner.

Here’s all you need to know to enjoy a visit to the ANMM at Darling Harbour with the kids.

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