Things To Do In Sydney This Mother’s Day 2018

4 May 2018

They brought us into this world, raised us and nurtured us. So why not celebrate their achievements and show your mum how much you appreciate her this Mother’s Day? There are plenty of ways to spoil mum this Mother’s Day, whether its relaxing, indulging in fine dining, hiking or shopping. Sydney has it all.

Check out a few fantastic things to do around Sydney to celebrate your mum this Mother’s Day.

Celebrate Mum with an amazing long lunch

Enjoy a refreshing jug of Pimms and some delicious Sydney Rock Oysters at Bondi Icebergs, or tantalise mum’s taste buds with a four course brunch menu curated by chef Monty Koludrovic. Brunch includes caviar, rose meringue and a delicious selection of breads and pastries.

For a more relaxed lunch out with mum, head to the magical Grounds of Alexandria to enjoy a wholesome family day out. The Grounds of Alexandria decided that one day just isn’t enough and are celebrating ‘Mother’s May’, a month long celebration dedicated to all the mums in Sydney! 

To kick of the month, they will be hosting card and cupcake making for the little ones, as well as laneway installations to entertain the whole family. On the big day itself, The Grounds of Alexandria will also be hosting a Sunday Morning & Afternoon High Tea, and a tasty two course breakfast menu at the Potting Shed.  

Enjoy the spectacular Sydney Harbour with Mum this Mother’s Day

Friends enjoying spectacular views dining at the Shangri-la, Sydney

Harbour view dining at the Shangri-la, Sydney

One of Sydney’s most iconic views, Sydney Harbour is a great spot to treat mum this Mother’s Day. There are numerous set menus to choose from depending on your tastes from a number of waterside restaurants and more.

Portside Dining will be hosting “Like Mum Made It”, serving hearty, home-cooked meals, or mum can enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbles with dinner at Peter Gilmore’s, Bennelong. If you’re looking for something more low key, pack a beautiful picnic lunch to enjoy at Milsons Point, or stroll through the rich flora, fauna and diverse plant life in the Royal Botanical Gardens and enjoy Garden Art Month.

Bond on a relaxing spa day

Spa Sublime, Katoomba

Spa Sublime, Blue Mountains

Sydney has many blissful locations to pamper your mum this Mother’s Day. Head down to the Balmain Bath House and scrub up with a Turkish Body Scrub, or relax in the bathhouse and indulge in some nourishing body oils. For glowing skin and a glowing soul, visit the Villa Thalgo. 

Forget the busy streetscape outside as you relax with mum to the peaceful sounds of pan flutes and rainforest surrounds. Let their exclusive selection of Aveda products rejuvenate your skin and leave mum feeling relaxed, re-energised and ready to roll.

Enjoy the fresh air on a Blue Mountains hike

If your idea of a fun Mother’s Day involves less oils more outdoors, then take mum out to enjoy the sights and the abundance of fresh air in the Blue MountainsHead to the magnificent Three Sisters and Giant Stairway, or enjoy the Katoomba Scenic World for unique and dramatic views of the Blue Mountains National Park, and a ride into the depths of the awe-inspiring, Jamison Valley. For a great weekend treat, spoil your mum with a night in one of the many stunning cottages, retreats and farm stays in the region, such as the Blipin Springs Lodge.

Celebrate with a scrumptious High Tea

Give mum the mother’s day she deserves and treat her to a High Tea around beautiful Sydney. Head to the stunning Botanic Gardens Restaurant and enjoy a High Tea amongst 18 000 flowers, or venture to the InterContinental in Double Bay for an elegant afternoon of indulgence. Enjoy complimentary champagne, decadent pastries and fresh sandwiches this mother’s day at the Sofitel with a beautifully themed soiree fit for mum!

Get your dancing shoes on at a fun theatre show

Spoil her this mother’s day with the hit musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Capitol Theatre opening on May 13th, or take mum to see many other amazing theatrical spectacles, including the hilariously controversial Book of Mormon. If mum’s more of a comedy buff, take her out to see one Sydney’s hilarious comedians at the Sydney Comedy Festival.



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