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A family weekend in Sydney

Seeing Sydney through a child’s eye is a wonderful way to get a new perspective on a city you thought you knew. Not only is the harbourside city blessed with spectacular beaches and beautiful bushland that beat any playground, it is also home to museums and attractions that will engage their minds and create long-lasting memories. Here is your ultimate family weekend in Sydney.

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A family weekend in Sydney

The Glenmore Hotel

Treat your tribe to dessert back in your room. As the city lights up, take in the sparkling views over a pavlova or banana split before settling in to watch a movie.

The Glenmore Hotel
96 Cumberland St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

The Glenmore Hotel

An Aussie Icon, the Glenmore Hotel offers a fun atmosphere and views of the Sydney Opera House. The kids menu includes favourites like popcorn chicken and fish and chips, plus elevated pub classics for the grown ups.

The Glenmore Hotel
96 Cumberland St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Arrive at Four Seasons Sydney and enjoy the Family Fun Package, including gifts for the kids, an in-room kids' movie experience, daily breakfast, themed linen and a tent experience. Parents will love this accommodation too – take advantage of the plush king beds and soaker tub while the kids play.

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
199 George St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

BridgeClimb Sydney

Kids eight years and up can climb to the top of the Harbour Bridge with BridgeClimb’s twilight tours. Take in 360-degree views with the family from the top of the iconic ‘Coat Hanger’.

BridgeClimb Sydney
3 Cumberland St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

Bonza Bike Tours

Take a guided tour around Sydney with Bonza Bike Tours. Take in the sights from two wheels as you pedal past Sydney’s parks, harbour and iconic sites. Bonza caters to all ages with kids bikes, chariots and baby seats.

Bonza Bike Tours
30 Harrington St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

Gelato Messina Surry Hills

Grab a water taxi or ferry back to Circular Quay and swing by Gelato Messino at Gateway for an ice cream. Try the salted caramel and white chocolate flavour, or Hokey Pokey with chocolate and honeycomb, before heading back to the hotel.

Gelato Messina Surry Hills
389 Crown St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia

La Renaissance Patisserie and Cafe

Grab coffee, juice and delicious French pastries from La Renaissance and make your way to Circular Quay. Hop on the ferry and cruise to Taronga Zoo Sydney.

La Renaissance Patisserie and Cafe
47 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

Belles Hot Chicken

Belle’s Hot Chicken has something for the whole brood – the kids will love the chicken tenders and mac and cheese, and parents can enjoy natural wines and Belle’s famous chicken sandwich.

Belles Hot Chicken
5/33 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo NSW 2000, Australia

Taronga Zoo Sydney

Ride the cable car across Taronga Zoo Sydney and check out the amazing exhibits, including the new African Savannah precinct with lions, giraffes and meerkats. Don’t miss the Sumatran Tigers and the kids will love the incredible Free-Flight Bird Show.

Taronga Zoo Sydney
Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman NSW 2088, Australia

Powerhouse Museum

After lunch, jump on the Light Rail to Ultimo to check out the fascinating and interactive Powerhouse Museum. The collections on display span science, technology, design and more, and the museum is ideal for families looking to understand Australia’s unique culture.

Powerhouse Museum
500 Harris St, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Jump back on board the ferry to Darling Harbour and visit SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium where the kids can meet king penguins, sharks, turtles and a dugong. Afterwards, nearby Darling Quarter boasts an impressive playground with climbing ropes and flying foxes where the kids can expend some energy before sitting down for dinner.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

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