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Family trip to Sydney with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Sydney Harbour Bridge by Rodney Haywood In Sydney, there are many entertainments for children of all ages. Featherdale Wildlife Zoo remains one of the most frequently visited landmarks of the city. It’s a fantastic place to see typical Australian animals including different breeds of kangaroo and exotic animals brought from different countries of the world. It’s allowed to hand feed some inhabitants of the zoo. Featherdale Wildlife has one more place to see – there is a Dinosaur Park in the territory of the zoo. Here, visitors will be able to see realistic models of dinosaurs. During an excursion in the unusual park, you will learn much interesting about the prehistoric animals. There is even a fantastic aquarium in Featherdale Wildlife. It’s a great place to get acquainted with typical underwater flora and fauna of Australia.
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Ships rides are another popular, typically Australian pastime. There are always many small ships ready for a voyage near Circular Quay. Tourist cutters and motor boats offer excursions to different directions, so travelers can pick short excursions along the coast or longer tours, during which they will reach picturesque Watson Bay.
Australian National Maritime Museum is one more excellent place for family pastime. Children will be excited to see the unique collection of items exhibited there. Models of ancient ships, old maps and ship equipment are some of the artifacts exhibited in the museum. There are also more unusual items, for example, real sail vessel and submarine. This is one of a few museums in the world where visitors can get into a submarine and explore it. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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There are many amazing playgrounds for children in Sydney. One of the most famous is located near the haven, not far from the museum. Besides classic slides and merry-go-rounds, there are several interesting rides and ropes that all curious kids will enjoy swarming up. There is also a gorgeous relaxation area with benches near the playground, so adults can relax in comfort while children are having fun. It’s also important to mention that the entrance to the playground is free.
Sydney Cityscape There is one more wonderful place to relax near the harbor – the Chinese Garden of Friendship. This is a wonderful destination for all lovers of nature and unusual entertainment. The garden is an absolutely gorgeous place with beautiful exotic plants and landscape decorations. There is even a pond with colorful koi fish. All visitors are welcome to put on traditional Chinese costumes. By the way, there are suitable costumes for both adults and children. Interesting events dedicated to Chinese culture often take place in the garden. Once you’re done walking and exploring the place, relax in the charming tea house.
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Travelers with older children will find it interesting to explore Sydney suburbs that are also rich in interesting nature and culture landmarks. Don’t forget to visit the small and picturesque village of Kuranda. It’s possible to reach it by cable road. There is a zoo in the village where visitors will be able to pet small wallaby kangaroos, hold koala, and make many memorable photographs. There is an old railroad not far from the village. Needless to say, a ride in a retro train will impress children. When the weather permits, make your vacation more exciting by enjoying some beach rest. In summer, Sydney beaches are ideal for swimming, and in autumn and spring they are great for a picnic.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Sydney and surroundings

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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Sydney
♥   Amusement park 'Luna Park Sydney' , 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Entertainment Quarter' Moore Park, 4.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Royal Easter Show' Homebush, 13.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Adventure Golf at Panthers World of Entertainment Complex' , 50.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Scenic World' Katoomba, 85.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Sydney
♥   Water park 'Wet n Wild Sydney' , 28.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Jamberoo Action Park' Jamberoo, 93.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Sydney and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Sydney Aquarium' , 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Oceanworld Manly' , 8.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters' , 141.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Sydney

Bondi Beach

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Workers' settlements were located near the coast in the 20th century. Immigrants from various European countries actively settled the area after the end of World War II. The length of the picturesque beach is about 1,000 meters. It is considered one of the best surfing spots in the world today. Mostly experienced surfers come here. Bondi Beach is considered a rather dangerous beach for swimming and sports. There are the most dangerous back currents off its coast. The southern part of the coast is considered the most dangerous. It is only open to professional surfers. … Read further

Sydney Aquarium

From the series “The Coolest and Largest Oceanariums in the World”
No less impressive is the area of ​​the Great Barrier Reef. There you can see the most amazing sea creatures: tiny colorful fish, seahorses, colorful stars, and polyps. Every year, Sydney Aquarium is visited by over a million people, and 55 percent of them are tourists from other countries. The place doesn’t lose popularity among Australians. According to statistics, every Australian visits the aquarium in Sydney 2-3 times in life. These figures are not surprising, because the aquarium of Sydney features the world's largest collection of sharks. It also has the biggest acrylic tunnel in the world that is 160 meters long. … Read further

Great Synagogue in Sydney

From the series “The most luxury and famous synagogues”
The building was designed by the famous Australian architect Thomas Rowe. It is considered the best of his works. Elegant interior decoration distinguishes the prayer house. The beautiful blue vaulted ceiling is decorated in its hall. The stars are painted in gold paint on it. The main hall has special acoustics. Therefore, it is often used for music concerts. You can spend more than one hour exploring the interior. Everything is special inside it. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Sydney

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Sydney - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Sydney, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Sydney for families with children.
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