Easter 2022 long weekend
The four-day Easter long weekend is a wonderful time to explore some of Sydney’s iconic attractions. The Sydney Royal Easter Show has a full program of entertainment, animal experiences and rides for the whole family. See a show at the Sydney Opera House, admire the animals at Taronga Zoo and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium or climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Sydney Royal Easter Show
The Easter weekend coincides with the first weekend of the Sydney Royal Easter Show, a fun family event with carnival rides, tasty produce, farm animals and show bags. There is even a petting zoo for the kids to meet friendly farmyard animals.
The easiest way to get Australia’s biggest agricultural show at Sydney Olympic Park is by public transport. There are regular trains from the city centre to the Olympic Park railway station and the travel time is only about 30 mins.
Sydney has many Easter activities and a fun event for kids is , an annual event held at Centennial Parklands between Paddington and Randwick, where children get introduced to Easter Bilby and engage in nature-based games and art projects celebrating Australia’s native plants and animals as well as plenty of other fun activities.
There is also an Egg-cellent Easter trail at and where there will be plenty of traditional Easter games, including egg rolling, egg-and-spoon racing and a hot-cross bun ingredient challenge.
The Fairfield Easter Fair is an exciting, gold coin entry event featuring rides, games, animal shows, fireworks, and movie nights. The Sydney Family Show Easter Basket Scramble at Entertainment Quarter in Moore Park is a fun way for kids to get treats from the egg stations located within the show ring and don’t miss out on Sydney’s Biggest Easter Egg Hunt at Bankstown Memorial Park.
Enjoy exhilarating walks along the spectacular coast and explore magnificent national parks and gardens. Take a ferry from Cronulla to Bundeena and explore the Royal National Park, Australia’s oldest national park.
A harbour cruise is enjoyable way to relax and soak up memorable sights. The mild autumn weather is perfect for a family day at Sydney beaches including Bondi, Coogee, Cronulla and Manly. You Can enjoy a swim, surf, or snorkel in the mild waters before they cool as winter sets in.
Museums and Zoos
Head to Darling Harbour and climb aboard a submarine at the Australian National Maritime Museum, and then meet the penguins and sharks at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium or get close to Australia’s cutest mammals like koalas, wombats and platypus at WILDLIFE Sydney Zoo. Catch a ferry from Circular Quay and head to Taronga Zoo where you can be entertained by a seal show and admire all the animals.
For cultural attractions across Sydney, try one of these four Sydney Culture Trails that will take you on a self-guided tour to find significant cultural attractions across the city.