Easter School Holidays
The Easter holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy Sydney and to spend time with family and friends. Enjoy the city’s top attractions for kids and the annual Sydney Royal Easter Show – a fun day out for the whole family.
Zoos and wildlife parks
Sydney has a great selection of zoos and wildlife sanctuaries, where you meet you’re an array of marine life and wildlife including:
- Australian sea-lions at Taronga Zoo
- Sumatran tigers at Sydney Zoo
- Sharks at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
- Kangaroos at Wildlife Sydney Zoo
- Fluffy koalas in a sanctuary at Featherdale Wildlife Park
Sydney Royal Easter Show
Don’t miss the exciting Sydney Royal Easter Show held at Olympic Park. The fun family event features animal experiences, competitions, workshops, live entertainment and a carnival in a two week long celebration of Australian culture.
The Centennial Parklands are popular for horse riding, cycling and picnicking. You can hire bicycles in the park and explore the green oasis in inner Sydney. The pretty park hosts Egg-cellent Easter, where children can find out which Australian animals lay eggs and explore the park with education rangers.
The beautiful beaches and tranquil parks are perfect for family picnics. The mild autumn is perfect for exploring walking trails, such as the South Head Heritage trail, near Watsons Bay, to the dramatic entrance to Sydney Harbour.
Museums and galleries
You can explore all the amazing exhibitions in the public museums and galleries, from dinosaurs to tall ships. Entry is free into the Art Gallery of NSW, The Australian Museum, The Powerhouse Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
Check out the exciting events calendar for all the exhibitions, shows and sports.