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Summer School Holiday Ideas

11 Jan 2019 14:25:17

Summer School Holiday Ideas

The summer school holidays are here which means so is the need to find lots of fun activities to keep the kids entertained. If you’re reading this then you must be looking for some school holiday ideas already and, don’t worry, you have come to the right place. There is plenty for you to do during the break so we have compiled a list of school holiday activities in Sydney that will get you started on making these the best summer holidays yet.


A Picturesque Picnic

What better way to enjoy quality time with friends and family than spending the day in a beautiful spot outdoors, where the kids can run around and play while you relax and enjoy a long lazy lunch, soaking up some picturesque views. Whether it’s the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the city skyline or being surrounded by the dazzling harbour that takes your fancy, our top picks are Barangaroo Reserve, Bradfield Park, Centennial Park, and Clifton Gardens. So pack up the picnic basket and the soccer ball and head to one of these stunning locations for an afternoon of fun, family time.


Make a Splash

If the sun’s out then you’ll no doubt be looking for a way to cool down and nothing says Australian summer than a day down at the beach or local pool. Hit up the shops on the way to buy some fun inflatables and water games. Don’t forget the bucket and spade to see who can build the best sand castle too.


Get Back to Nature

With the amount of time kids spend on devices and looking at screens these days, it’s never been so important to get them out of the house, breathing fresh air and getting some exercise. There are plenty of walking tracks to choose from around Sydney that vary in length and difficulty. Take pictures for a scrapbook, spot unique creepy crawlies or make a scavenger hunt; there is so much to do outdoors.


WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

Did you know there is a Zoo in the heart of the city, right on Darling Harbour? WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is filled with all of your favourite Australian animals! No matter what the weather is doing, you and your little ones will have a great time exploring all the different habitats and getting up close and personal with the beautiful animals. Make sure you look at the feed and talk times so you can learn all about the animals and their unique personalities. For this summer school holidays only and exclusively to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, guests can come and snap a selfie on Koala Rooftop with a Hello Koala sculpture