School holidays are coming up, so we’ve made your life easier by making a list of fun and affordable activities and events. If you’re looking for something new and exciting, check out these places in Sydney for activities these Christmas holidays.
Sydney School Holiday Activities and Workshops
Now a permanent exhibition at Powerhouse museum, Experimentations is a hands-on science and design exhibition that gives kids the opportunity to experiment in a fun environment. The exhibition is free with museum entry.
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The Sydney Observatory is a heritage listed building that offers great lessons about the beginning of Aboriginal astronomy and history, and modern astronomy. The observatory also has a 3D space theatre and is located near the Sydney planetarium.
Sydney Culture Walks App
Find hidden art and learn about culture by downloading the app. Use the app to find your location and start exploring by navigating towards spots with orange markers. These orange markers signify a culturally important location and include pictures and information about these spots. Download the app and start exploring!
Balance Bike Clinics
These free bike clinics run from 11am to 3pm every Saturday and are interactive classes designed to help kids start riding safely and to promote physical activity. Find out about some awesome places to ride and learn some biking tips from Balance Bike Workshops!
Taronga Zoo is known for great conservation, so head over to learn about animal life and breeding, ecosystems and sustainability! The wild ropes course also just opened, which will let the family enjoy nature from a new perspective! Book online before visiting to save up to 20%.
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Sea life Sydney have many great exhibits, including animals from Sydney Harbour and the unique Dugong Island. The Jurassic Seas exhibit has also opened, which has interactive activities that show where life began in the ocean and to learn about evolution.
Find an awesome playground or park
Sydney has some great free playgrounds, each being a new and exciting adventure for your child.
- This one was designed by artists with giant slides – Wulaba Park
- For fabulous harbour views, visit Pirrama Park
- Or for a relaxing and beautiful botanical park visit, try Victoria Park
Alternatively, click here to find a playground near you.