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Sydney for young kids

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Sydney for young kids
Although walking through the city can be a terrific adventure for kids of all ages, younger family members will enjoy playing at these special Sydney spots, many of which offer lessons about the history of Sydney and the natural world.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Powerhouse Museum
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Powerhouse Museum

A converted electric station houses an eclectic collection of art and artifacts that celebrate applied science and design. The Powerhouse Museum is also known for kid-friendly interactive exhibits and popular limited-time shows featuring props and design elements from films such as Star Wars and Harry Potter.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Wild Life Sydney Zoo
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Wild Life Sydney Zoo

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is located on the eastern side of Darling Harbour next to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium and sharing its entrance with Madame Tussauds... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Australian National Maritime Museum
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Australian National Maritime Museum

The Australian National Maritime Museum details the country's love for and dependence upon the seas with traditional exhibits and film but also vessels to explore in Darling Harbour, including a destroyer and a submarine. The museum has many children's activities and offers sailing excursions.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
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Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

Take an underwater journey through the world famous SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - Sydney's best family attraction - and discover the most diverse collection of all-Australian aquatic life on earth. Set in the heart of Sydney on beautiful Darling Harbour, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium showcases over 13,000 aquatic animals from 650 species in spectacularly-themed habitat displays. See Australia's... More

Take an underwater journey through the world famous SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium - Sydney's best family attraction - and discover the most diverse collection of all-Australian aquatic life on earth. Set in the heart of Sydney on beautiful Darling Harbour, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium showcases over 13,000 aquatic animals from 650 species in spectacularly-themed habitat displays. See Australia's unique aquatic life up close, including one of the world's largest and most impressive collections of sharks, rare dugongs, elusive platypuses, beautiful seahorses, giant turtles, jellyfish, thousands of tropical fish, gigantic stingrays, and much, much more. SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium's pair of orphaned dugongs are amongst only a handful of these incredible animals on display anywhere in the world. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Luna Park Sydney
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Luna Park Sydney

Experience the Magic at Luna Park Sydney! Built in the 1930s, Luna Park is a harbour-side amusement park that still contains traditional midway games and rides. The Park is open year-round; generally every day during NSW School Holidays, and Friday to Monday during the school term. It is advised to check their website for current opening hours. Entry to the park is completely free, and... More

Experience the Magic at Luna Park Sydney! Built in the 1930s, Luna Park is a harbour-side amusement park that still contains traditional midway games and rides. The Park is open year-round; generally every day during NSW School Holidays, and Friday to Monday during the school term. It is advised to check their website for current opening hours. Entry to the park is completely free, and the best way to experience the rides is to purchase an unlimited rides pass. Buy your tickets online and you are guaranteed to save money. Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Bronte Beach
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Bronte Beach

Bronte Beach, sandwiched between the bigger Bondi and Coogee beaches, is a cozier stretch of sand and surf perfect for families.

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