Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park – Sydney’s Best Animal Parks (updated)

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Fancy meeting a bilby? Coming nose to nose with a tawny frogmouth? Saying hello to a koala and a kangaroo? How about a little escape from Sydney and a visit to the delightful Australia Walkabout … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

The Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour

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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 … [Read more...]

Pirrama Park Playground at Pyrmont Point – Sydney’s Best Harbourside Playgrounds

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Ah, this playground is sublime, right on the glittering blue harbour, great views. But a horror if you have a wild child who might leap into that glittering harbour. If you do, steer well clear, … [Read more...]

Sydney’s Best Pools for Kids- Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre (Updated)

Five went mad at the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre! I hadn't taken all the children there before and was interested to see what the older boys would think. I took my four plus one random friend for … [Read more...]

Sydney School Holidays Day 28/47- Long Reef Beach

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This is such a cool idea, a weatherproof book showing lots of sea creatures. It's at Long Reef beach, see map below.  Long Reef Aquatic Reserve is here, one of only 12 aquatic reserves around … [Read more...]

Sydney Aquarium, Darling Harbour – Sydney’s Best Animal Encounters

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Why do we love Sydney Aquarium so much? Is it because my children have always had a really thrilling time there? Is it because I did a lot of scuba diving before the children came along and the … [Read more...]

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