Family Day Trips in Sydney East

Bondi Beach is a beautiful stretch of fine sand and curling waves. One of the world's most famous beach destinations, Bondi is perfect for a family day out at any time of the year. Take a picnic hamper or enjoy delicious treats at cafes and restaurants with children's menus.

Getting to the beaches, parklands and markets in Sydney's east is easy with public transport. Opal cards are a convenient way to pay for busestrains and ferries on your way to attractions. When your family uses Opal cards, they'll enjoy daily travel caps and pay a maximum of $8.05 for adults and $4 for children for all-day travel on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

Children learning to surf with 'Let's Go Surfing' at Bondi

At Bondi, relax on the soft sands and enjoy swimming between the red and yellow flags. Enrol your kids for surf lessons with Lets Go Surfing. From May to November, spot whales migrating along the coast from the sandstone headlands on the Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk. For those wanting to explore further, you can also learn to surf at beautiful Maroubra Beach

For spectacular Sydney Harbour views, take a ferry from Circular Quay to Watsons Bay, where you can munch on fish and chips at Doyles on the Wharf or at the Watsons Beach Club. From Watsons Bay, take a bus to Bondi or through harbourside neighbourhoods back to the city centre.

A family enjoy the Bondi to Bronte Walk in Sydney East

Another popular destination with families and a short bus ride from the city centre is Centennial Parklands, which includes Moore Park, Centennial Park and Queens Park. Moore Park is home to the Sydney Cricket Ground and the Entertainment Quarter, which has cinemas and the EQ Village Markets. Horse and pony rides are available at Centennial Parklands Equestrian Centre.

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