Mild winters in Sydney make it the perfect weather to get out with your loved ones and explore the city! Whether you are a new resident in Sydney or are a tourist, you will find most of the city’s major attractions easily accessible.
From taking a virtual trip to the moon, other planets or another solar system in Sydney Observatory, where the universe comes alive with remarkable 3D technology; to heading off with your kids on another voyage altogether, exploring the depths of the seas at the largest IMAX theatre in the world at Darling Harbor; Sydney has it all.
Alternatively, you can board the express lift to Sydney’s Tower Eye, the tallest structure of this city, standing at a massive 250 meters high and gaze at the breathtaking view from the observation deck.
But wait, there’s more. This was just a taste of what Sydney has to offer for families, but the top 5 activities in this amazing city are the following.
Sydney Olympic Park
Keep your kids active at the Sydney Olympic park. Here, your children can test their skills at the Archery Centre, marvel at trapeze stunts performed at Circus Arts, or simply splash around in a heated aquatic center indoors. If your kids are hitting their teens and feeling adventurous, they can explore the 35 km of off-road paths around the park. Your little princesses can even ride a pony or bicycles through the Centennial parklands.
This location is Australia’s very first indoor facility for skydiving. Not only is it safe for your kids, but challenging for you, thrilling for teens, and rather realistic for seasoned skydivers. Whether your aim is to fly like superheroes or break into the skill of skydiving, iFly Downunder offers an exhilarating experience; one that you and your family will remember for a long time.
Your entire family will truly enjoy a trip to this park, as it is a celebrated amusement park that offers an environment of that in the 1930s. It’s a short ferry ride away from Circular Quay. Luna Park offers an assortment of classical rides including a roller coaster, a classic Ferris wheel, performers, and carnival food; all with a remarkable view of the Sydney Harbor.
IMAX Theatre Sydney
Home to one of the largest cinema screens in the world, the IMAX Theatre is located at the heart of Darling Harbor. Climb the world’s highest peaks, experience what it’s like to be in space, or dive into the unexplored depths of the seas on an adventure like none other. IMAX Theater is definitely a place worth visiting with your family.
The whale watching season is perhaps the most sought after activity for the residents of Sydney. Enjoy one of the most thrilling experiences nature has to offer in a safe, relaxed and friendly manner with your loved ones. Nothing is more spectacular than witnessing these giant mammals in their natural habitat. The Humpbacks migration causes them to pass by Sydney during the months of May and August.
On your next visit to Sydney, be sure to check out these family-friendly destinations to enjoy your day.