Taking the Ferry to Watsons Bay – A Sydney Must

The Ferry to Watsons Bay  If you’re visiting Sydney for more than two days, you have to take a ferry from the City or Manly to Watson’s Bay. If you live in Sydney and you haven’t done the ferry to Watsons Bay yet you are crazy.   It is one of those iconic trips that […]

Sydney Coastal Walks with Kids

Forty Baskets Beach Walk With Kids

Middle Harbour Reserve to Forty Baskets Beach – The Coastal Walk with Kids   We visited Middle Harbour Reserve primarily for the playground and discovered its actually a really cool place. Not only is there a big piece of open grass but it looks out over the water and has a fairly straightforward path running […]

The Beach Shed, Dee Why

The Beach Shed – Right on Dee Why Beach The Beach Shed is our local happy place.   It’s such a relaxed place with the best view and great coffee and food. I don’t think any overseas visitor has stayed with us without having a least one trip to the Beach Shed.    I really love […]

Fisherman’s Beach, Collaroy

Fisherman’s Beach, Collaroy Fisherman’s Beach is so much fun for kids and has so much to explore.  Now I don’t generally write about beaches in the winter or if I do, I only publish the posts in Spring and Summer. Fisherman’s Beach is different though. It is great to visit in Winter or in the […]

Collaroy Beach Playground

Collaroy Beach Playground – The Best Beach Playground on the Northern Beaches? Collaroy Beach Playground may just be the best beach playground on the Northern Beaches. I literally can’t think of one I prefer more than this one. This playground may even be the venue for our son’s next birthday party.   We live in […]

Rock Pools – South Curl Curl

South Curl Curl Rock Pools South Curl Curl Rock Pools are the real deal. It’s hard for me to cheat on Dee Why beach pools like this but they really are great – South Curl Curl that is.   HOW TO GET TO THE SOUTH CURL CURL ROCK POOLS   It’s pretty self-explanatory, the South […]

Palm Beach, One of Sydney’s Best Beaches

Palm Beach is a suburb in Sydney, the top most Northern Sydney beach. The greater Palm Beach area is made up of two beaches Palm Beach (the south part of the beach) and Barrenjoey Beach (the north part of the beach).   Sitting on Barrenjoey Beach or Palm Beach you can look out to the […]

Packing for a Day at the Beach 

Packing for the Beach Time to hit the beach With Spring here and Summer impending  it’s time to hit the beach. Whether you’re a newbie or an old sea dog it’s always good to have a list of things to have on hand. Packing for the beach can be a nightmare but not with this cool […]

Parsley Bay, Vaucluse

Parsley Bay Beach, Vaucluse I had researched beaches in the Eastern suburbs to find one that would be suitable to visit with my little one. She’s 18 month old who thinks she’s 4. I had seen a little hidden beach called Parsley Bay Beach, Vaucluse. I did not for one second anticipate stumbling upon it by […]

Shelly Beach, Manly 

Shelly Beach – Manly’s Family Beach Shelly Beach is one of my top family friendly beaches in Sydney. Kids can swim or play along the rocks, adults can swim out in the clear blue water, lie on the beach or have a coffee on the grass. Where is Shelly Beach Address  There is no defined […]