Family Funday Sunday in Sydney
Who was La Perouse? Find out about this ill-fated explorer at the museum in Botany Bay National Park. Travel there using the Family Funday Sunday pass.
Sydney south day trips
For $2.50 per person, your family can enjoy a fun day out with unlimited travel on Sydney's buses, trains, ferries and light rail every Sunday. South of Sydney there are several destinations that are easy to get to by public transport. You'll find dramatic cliff tops that you can explore on foot, great surfing beaches, lush countryside and historic landmarks, all great places to explore with the kids. Use the Family Funday Sunday pass to enjoy a day out.
Jump on a train to Cronulla at Sydney Central Station - 65 minutes later you'll be gazing out over Sydney's longest beach. Spend the day swimming and surfing or simply enjoy a lazy beachfront meal at one of Cronulla's beachside cafes.
For something a bit more energetic, stay on the train a bit longer, and explore the Royal National Park on foot. Get off at Loftus, Engadine, Heathcote or Waterfall stations; you can enter the park via walking tracks close to each station.
An alternative way to reach Royal National Park is by ferry from Cronulla to Bundeena, the northern gateway to the national park (ferry fare is not included in Funday Sunday ticket). There's also a three-hour cruise from Cronulla aboard the MV Tom Thumb III that takes you exploring on the beautiful Hacking River (ferry fare is not included in Funday Sunday ticket).
1.1km (return) - 0.5 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty
Like the Banks-Solander track, the Burrawang walk begins at the Kurnell Visitor Centre. This easy walk tells the story of the first meet...
Located near the intimate Kingfisher Pool campground, Kingfisher Pool picnic area is a beautiful place to stop for lunch while exploring Heathcote National Park, near Waterfall. Situated along Bullawa...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/heathcote-national-park/kingfisher-pool-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
In 1770, Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook landed at Botany Bay's Inscription Point. He and his Endeavour crew stayed in the area for eight days and had a dramatic impact on Australian history.
This is a beautiful spot for a quick bite to eat or a stretch of the legs before exploring Australia's oldest national park, near Waterfall. Gunjulla Flat picnic area, on the western edge of Royal Nat...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/royal-national-park/gunjulla-flat-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Waterfall Flat picnic area could be your first port of call on a day trip to Royal National Park. Near Waterfall, it's also a great spot for getting the bikes out ready for a cycle tour, or a perfect ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/royal-national-park/waterfall-flat-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is home to Australia's only nuclear research reactor and is one of the nation's largest public research organisations.