Sydney Harbour

A Tall Ship Family Pirate Cruise on Sydney Harbour – Our Family Review

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Aaarrrr me hearties… no seriously, you need to get right into piratical mindset, this is a family cruise with a seriously fun theme.

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The International Fleet Review On Sydney Harbour – Top Tips For Visiting With Kids

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We went down to the Harbour to see the ships of the International Fleet Review this morning. I’m not kidding you, it was spectacular to see all those huge ships in the sparking blue of Sydney Harbour.

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How To Treat Bluebottle Stings – Sydney’s Most Annoying Sea Creatures!

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Yes, these stings were as painful as they look. Ouchy ouch! Bluebottles are commonly found on Sydney beaches, and indeed, around all of Australia. The official name for these marine maniacs is physalia. But I much prefer the name I learned as a child Portuguese man o’ war. These jellyfish aren’t found in Scotland but […]

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Seahorses in Sydney – The Aquarium Exhibit + Interview With Seahorse Expert

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I have been mad on seahorses since I was just a young scuba diver. Many moons ago, I was diving along the shark nets at Parsley Bay and came across some of these elegant creatures. They were just sitting there on the nets looking totally unconcerned about two divers staring at them in close up. […]

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When To Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge And Why – Our Family Story and Review

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Our family first climbed the Bridge as a way of healing, bonding and putting the past behind us. The Intn’l Man of Mystery took Dexbox on his 10th birthday.  Dex had been stressed, upset and getting into strife at school for quite a while. Or, to put it another way, as we sometimes did; he’d […]

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Redleaf Pool, Now Known As Murray Rose Pool, Double Bay

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Redleaf Pool, you are so gorgeous. If we lived within walking distance of Murray Rose Pool (as Redleaf Pool has been renamed), we’d come here ALL the time. But since we have to drive over, it’s a bit of a hassle to get to this lovely and family-friendly harbour pool. The parking is very tricky. […]

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