Sydney, Australia may be a cosmopolitan city known for its vibrant nightlife, pubs, and smart eateries but when it comes to family vacations it has a lot to offer for family day trips. By the day, this family friendly city boasts of many attractions suitable for children and adults likewise. We have lined up some places to visit in and around Sydney, Australia that promises a fun day out for you and your family.
Family Day Trips in Sydney Australia
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Introduce your kids to animals from around the globe at Taronga Zoo. Situated on hillside above the harbor, just 12 minutes travel from the city; it’s an experience not to be missed. Taronga dates back to 1916 and boasts of huge number of animals, all housed in big landscaped enclosures. Highlights include more than 2000 endangered creatures, koalas, kangaroos, performing seals, red pandas, Sumatran tigers, snow leopards, and Asian elephants. If you fancy something more adventures, camp overnight at the zoo in safari tents and wake up to the roaring sounds of lions as part of the zoo’s “roar and snore” sleep over program.
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Treetop Adventure Park
It’s not often that your kids get to climb on trees or swing like a Tarzan though the forest-in safety. But at the treetop adventure park you can slide down the cables, fly through the air on flying boxes and move from tree to tree on suspension bridges. The park is a great day out for the entire family where kids as young as three can take part. Of course the experience is carried out at the participant’s own pace. Located less than an hour of west Sydney in the Western Sydney Parklands, Treetop Park aims for minimal environmental impact on the forest.
Luna is a classic old time amusement park located at Milsons Point. Full of thrills and action, it is one of the top attractions in Sydney for families. With spectacular views of the harbour and all your favorite crazy rides, it’s a fun-filled experience where younger ones can go wild and adults can channel their hidden kid. The giant smiling face welcomes you on arrival and invites all visitors to experience a fun and action packed day.
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Overall, Sydney is a great family destination. There is always something going on in the city for kids and adults alike. Moreover, getting around Sydney and nearby areas with whole family is also easy. Just pick a travel pass and you will be able to travel on cheap on trains, ferries, and buses.
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