Sydney’s Best Water Slides – For Kids and Their Families (Updated)

All of my wild children love a speedy water slide. And in fact, I don’t mind one myself.

We’re excited then that WetnWild opens here in Sydney tomorrow.  The website has all the info on more than 40 rides, including large spaces for younger children.

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Parramatta Swimming Centre – Fantastic Water Slides!

Even if you don’t live close to this pool, it’s well worth making at least an annual pilgrimage.

The water slides here are unique in Sydney and fantastic fun.

I used to take my older boys here every year but hadn’t been for far too long. The twins and I met friends here on that hot, hot Tuesday last week.  And kept cool!

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Wide shot of the Olympic pool from the top of the waterslide hill.

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Parramatta Swimming Centre – More Photos

See more photos and read our full review here.

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Setting off on the water slides

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Family Fun at Jervis Bay – The Bay and Basin Pool

So what do you do at Jervis Bay on a rainy day?

Yes, I know, it’s a horrifying prospect, but we cannot tell a lie.

The weather is bad occasionally at Jervis Bay. Sad but true.

We often pack all the kids in the car and scoot up the road to the Bay and Basin Leisure Centre.  The pool there is the big attraction.  The 40m long slide is our kids’ particular favourite.

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Sydney School Holidays Day 45/47- DIY Water Slides

We’ve had such a laugh at various water slides over these Christmas holidays.

I think the four kids have enjoyed them almost as much as their dad and myself.

But the homemade slides have been the best fun.

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