Sydney

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 Wildlife Park, just a short drive north.

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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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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 around and checking out the submarine. None of us could ever believe how small everything is, how cramped is the […]

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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, this playground will wait until your child has calmed down.

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

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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 extra added fun. They had a ball. They enjoyed it more than I expected in fact. The kids […]

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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 NSW. You can read all about Long Reef Aquatic Reserve here.  The rules and regulations for reserves are clearly stated […]

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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 Aquarium give me a chance to get down (almost) underwater? Is it because all humans have a […]

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