School holidays in Winter
Enjoy Sydney’s mild winters with a host of fun family activities. From bushwalking to whale watching, there are plenty of reasons to get outside. Enjoy winter festivals, walk through the national parks or go kayaking on the harbour.
Join one of the interactive experiences and workshops at Sydney’s museums, including Action Stations at the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Digital Planetarium Experience at the Australian Museum.
You’ll discover more exciting school holiday activities in the events calendar, including:
- Justice League: A Call For Heroes at Madame Tussauds Sydney
- Q Station History and Ghost Tours in Manly
- NAIDOC in the City
- The 2019 Way Out West Festival for young people
The world-famous Bondi Beach hosts Bondi Winter Magic, with a beachside ice rink and ferris wheel. In Sydney’s West, be sure to visit Winterlight in Parramatta and the Winterland Festival in Campbelltown, for vintage rides and alpine food villages.
For more carnival rides, visit Luna Park and enjoy spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. You can climb to the summit of the bridge on a BridgeClimb tour, and admire the stunning harbour from above, whilst learning about its history.
Take a ferry from Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo and watch Leslie the condor and her feathered pals in the amazing bird show. For a special treat, stay overnight on a Roar and Snore camping adventure and explore the zoo at night with a ranger.
See sharks and king penguins at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and meet Rocky, a huge saltwater crocodile at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, both in Darling Harbour. The aquarium and zoo are near Madame Tussauds and the Maritime Museum.