5km (one way) - 3 hour - Easy difficultyThe delightful Riverside walking track meanders through natural bushland and a string of picturesque picnic areas in Lane Cove National Park, just nor...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/lane-cove-national-park/riverside-walking-track/walking
Sydney school holiday fun
School Holidays Dates - 2015
|Holidays||Start Date||End Date|
|Autumn||Friday, 3 April||Friday, 17 April|
|Winter||Monday, 29 June||Monday, 13 July|
|Spring||Monday, 21 September||Monday, 05 October|
|Summer||Thursday, 17 December||Wednesday, 27 January 2016|
School holidays in Sydney
Taronga Zoo is a great place to take the kids - open 365 days a year and home to some of the world's most fascinating species, it will keep you occupied for hours. Various shows take place throughout the day so you can learn more about the zoo's residents, as well as the opportunity to get a little closer by booking an animal encounter.
Keeping with the animal theme, a trip to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium should be on any family's to do list during the school holidays. Expect to see everything from sharks to stingrays, giving your children an educational day out during the Sydney school holidays.
It is worth noting that many attractions will offer school holiday deals, giving you and your family the chance to explore more of the city at a fraction of the cost.
A trip to the beach is sure to be popular with the kids during your holiday in Sydney. Bondi Beach is one of the city's most famous, so why not take your little ones for a surf lesson or perhaps a swim in the sea?
Manly is another option if you want some beach time during your break in Sydney. With many cafes and restaurants to try, make a day of it and give your children a school holiday to remember. Alternatively, pack a picnic and enjoy a leisurely afternoon in one of Manly's many parks or even the beach itself.
Of course, no trip to Sydney would be complete without visiting Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. Older kids might enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the Opera House, where they can learn more about the iconic building and its history.
Alternatively, sign yourselves up to do the Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb - an experience never to be forgotten! As you scale the structure to reach 134 metres above the harbour at Circular Quay, you will be rewarded with exceptional views and plenty of souvenir photographs to show your friends and family.
Sydney has plenty going on all year round and with school holiday offers to be taken advantage of, there has been no better time to see what sets this city apart from the rest.
School holiday short breaks in Regional NSW
School holidays offer the perfect opportunity to get out of the usual routine and explore NSW with your whole family. There's so much to do together that's hands on and heaps of fun.
Attractions that are popular with kids of all ages include Jenolan Caves in the Blue Mountains area, Jamberoo Action Park near Kiama and Taronga Western Plains Zoo at Dubbo. View all family friendly experiences.
The heath-covered clifftops at North Head reveal unending ocean views and a spectacular panorama of the harbour and Sydney skyline. Situated on the northern-most edge of the harbour within sight of Ho...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/north-head/lookout
The Great North Walk connects New South Wales' two largest cities from the obelisk in Australia's first planned town square to the wharf from which its oldest home-built steamship still sails in over ...http://www.lpma.nsw.gov.au/about_recreation/walking_tracks/great_north_walk
Middle Head is a superb lookout spot in Sydney Harbour National Park. From this outstanding vantage point, you can follow the Pacific Ocean to the horizon, framed by North and South Heads. The panoram...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/middle-head/lookout
For a great day of water-based fun for all the family, pack the car and make your way to Bonnie Vale picnic area. With loads of options for all, everyone will feel like they're on holiday for a day. T...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/royal-national-park/bonnie-vale-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
4.5km (return) - 2.5 hour (each way) - Medium difficultyFor a great experience that highlights the best of the Aboriginal art in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, step out on Aboriginal Herit...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/ku-ring-gai-chase-national-park/aboriginal-heritage-walk/walking
Lane Cove National Park is a beautiful pocket of bushland that sits on either side of the peaceful Lane Cove River. It's in easy reach for Sydneysiders, extending from East Ryde to Pennant Hills and W...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/lane-cove-national-park
4km (return) - 1.5 hour (each way) - Easy difficultyLongneck Lagoon walking track, a track which hugs banks of the small permanent freshwater wetland, has one very big attraction: birds. Ove...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/scheyville-national-park/longneck-lagoon-walking-track/walking
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