If you’re a parent with school-aged Kids, you can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to entertaining them these upcoming Spring School Holidays! We’ve handpicked the best School Holidays activities in Sydney that will thrill and excite your little ones and ensure the words “I’m bored” are never uttered!
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Join The Circus
Pop Up Circus School | First Fleet Park, The Rocks | 21 & 28 September, 11am-3pm | Free
Learn basic circus tricks like juggling and hula hooping with Aerialize’s Pop Up Circus School! Free to participate, this is one of the many exciting activites taking place in The Rocks for Sydney’s Fringe Festival
Find out more: https://sydneyfringe.com/2019-program/the-rocks-hub
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Escape To The Ultimate Kid’s Universe
Playworld | International Convention Centre | 5-6 October 2019 | Admission from $19.95
Whether your child is an avid Star Wars fan or is intent on developing expert skills in coding or car racing, there’ll be an activity, performance or workshop to engage and excite them at Play World
This two-day event invites kids to aged 4-12 to explore games and toys from companies like Nickelodeon and Nintendo with hands-on experiences and imaginative play spaces, like a bouncy world set up by Springfree Trampolines.
Find out more: https://www.playworldaustralia.com.au/en.html
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Have a Roar-some Day Out
Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo | Sydney Opera House | 28 September – 12 October 2019 | Admission from $28.50
Experience Jurassic Park Sydney Opera House style during the Spring School Holidays! Journey back in time to the prehistoric era in this uniquely entertaining and educational show which features a breathtaking dino meet and greet!
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Rocket To The Moon
Apollo 11 Exhibition | The Powerhouse Museum |Admission from $8
To commemorate 50 years since the moon landing the Powerhouse Museum is flying us to the moon and back with an interactive cosmic exhibition dedicated to this landmark event.
The Apollo 11 exhibition features more than 200 objects from the mission, as well as other pieces exploring the science, design and historical impact of the event.
Discover 'Museum of the Moon' – an intricate replica of the Moon’s surface. Created by UK artist Luke Jerram, the piece is seven metres in diameter and features impressive renderings of the celestial body's surface as captured by NASA imagery. BAFTA Award-winning sound designer Dan Jones's accompanying soundscape adds an even more ethereal depth to the luminescent, floating display.
For more information, visit: https://maas.museum/event/apollo-50th-at-the-powerhouse-museum/
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Take Flight To Bird Island
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium | 5 September – 31st October | Free with your admission to SEA LIFE
To celebrate the release of “The Angry Birds Movie 2” SEA LIFE Sydney are encouraging you to take flight with Bomb, Red, Chuck and pals and join their “Bird Island” Academy!
Learn the quirky features of Bird Island’s chirpy residents and complete unique challenges on your journey through the aquarium.
For more information: https://www.sydneyaquarium.com.au/explore/whats-on/
Experience SEA LIFE Sydney and enjoy family accommodation in Sydney with Holiday Inn Old Sydney’s value-packed Family Getaway Package!
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Bounce Off The Walls (…quite literally!)
Sky Zone | Alexandria | Admission from $18
Spring into School Holidays at Sky Zone Alexandria – an indoor trampoline park in Sydney’s south. With more than 100 interconnected trampolines the kids will be literally bouncing off the walls! Release your inner Ninja with the Enduro Warrior Course. Aspiring Warriors over 110cm tall can climb, weave and swing their way around the course, and best of all, it’s included in the general price!
With an Enduro Warrior course, wall-to-wall trampolines, huge climbing walls, a flip and fall foam pit and more, Sky Zone is the ultimate day out for families for these School Holidays!
For more information: https://www.skyzone.com.au/locations/alexandria
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Take A Walk On The Wild Side
High Ropes | Taronga Zoo Sydney | High Ropes Admission from $22
Discover Sydney from new heights at Taronga Zoo Sydney’s exhilarating high ropes courses. Navigate suspension bridges, climbing walls, flying foxes and more against incredible views of Sydney Harbour.
You’ll swing, step and climb right above the Zoo itself! Look down and say hi to cheeky koalas, emus and kangaroos at the Australian Walkabout along the way.
Taronga Zoo’s four adrenaline-fueled Wild Ropes courses are suitable for all ages – just pick your challenge, strap on a helmet and harness, and get ready to climb!
For more information, visit: https://taronga.org.au/sydney-zoo/wild-ropes
Enjoy a full day of family fun while taking in the very best of Sydney with Holiday Inn Old Sydney’s https://oldsydney.holidayinn.com/offers/zoo-offer
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Become a Contemporary Kid
Museum of Contemporary Art | 1-5 October 2019, 11am-3pm| Family Tickets from $20
Spark your imagination and creativity with a family visit to the MCA during the school holidays with their “Contemporary Kids” School Holiday programs. These School Holidays, experience BMX, surfing, skate and extreme sport culture through works that challenge our perception of the way we move in the world. Collage an alternative world then use the magic of green screen technology to transport yourself there!
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Buckle Up For The Ride Of Your Life!
Luna Park Sydney | Milsons Point | Unlimited Rides from $25
Experience a day of thrills and fairy floss these School Holidays at Lunar Park Lunar Park – Sydney’s oldest and most iconic theme park! Full of vintage charm, this harbourside theme park is free to enter, however if you want to try out multiple rides (which you definitely will!), their Unlimited Rides Pass is the way to go! Book your tickets online to enjoy exclusive discounts.
For more information: https://www.lunaparksydney.com/tickets-deals
Bubble, Toil & Trouble At This School Holiday Spooktacular
Holiday Inn Old Sydney | 21 September – 13 October | Free for all guests!
Enjoy frights, delights and endless fun as Holiday Inn Old Sydney goes all out for Halloween these School Holidays! From “Trick or Treat” gifts, competitions, kids entertainment and more; your little ones are guaranteed to have a SPOOKTACULAR time when you book your family getaway to Holiday Inn Old Sydney! Plus, Kids under 12 stay and eat free!
For more information: https://oldsydney.holidayinn.com/school-holidays/