22 Awesome FREE Things to do with Kids in Sydney

23 AWESOME FREE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS IN SYDNEY  (THE OUTDOOR EDITION) Free activities are generally boring. Not this list. Here is a list of great family friendly FREE activities that the kids will love. These activities are focused on being outdoors and getting out and enjoying the beautiful weather. In time I will put together […]

Kids Birthday Party Venues in Sydney

Kids Birthday Party Venues in Sydney Here is a list of Kids Birthday Party Venues in Sydney that we either hosted birthday parties at, checked out for the purposes of hosting a birthday party or attended birthday parties at.   The list is according to suburb and the suburbs are listed alphabetically. My apologies if […]

James Meehan Playground, Dee Why

James Meehan Playground James Meehan Playground  is hidden under some big trees close to the Dee Why Lagoon. While it is visible from the road and from the big council car park I hadn’t examined it until recently.  The Playground isn’t new but it’s lovely albeit a little tired. It’s also so quiet now that […]

Sydney Coastal Walks with Kids - Watsons Bay Lighthouse Walk

Watson’s Bay Lighthouse Walk

Watson’s Bay Lighthouse Walk Watson’s Bay is gorgeous as is, take the ferry over and then walk the Watson’s Bay Lighthouse Walk and your day couldn’t get any better. We had heard a lot about the walk and seen pictures but couldn’t figure out where it started. We’ve done the walk a couple of times, […]

West Ryde Mini Trains

West Ryde Mini Trains – find of the Spring Season!    The West Ryde Mini Trains are so cool. Put on by the Sydney Live Steam Locomotive Society these little beauties are completely real and even operate off tiny little pieces of coal. I absolutely love this find and am SO grateful to the mom […]

Newport Beach Playground 

Newport Beach Playground The Newport Beach Playground is now a decent enclosed playground!  This playground has had a complete overhaul in the last year, making it one of the nicest along the Northern Beaches beachfronts.  If you’ve enjoyed this post please share it! Sharing makes my day!

Jacka Park in Freshwater

Jack Park Playground in Freshwater  I’ve driven past Jacka Park a hundred thousand times. I’ve driven past slowly, round and round the block examining it but never tempted taking the kids because I saw that there wasn’t a fence. On one of these circuits my kids saw the park and I was sunk – the […]

Manly Lagoon Reserve Playground

Manly Lagoon Playground Manly Lagoon Playground is a completely fenced playground with separate playing areas for different ages. There is parking alongside it and a lovely view of the lagoon.   It’s a nice playground to visit after a day at the beach, a ride along the lagoon or as an isolated outing. We happened […]

Manly to Shelly Beach – Sydney Coastal Walk with Kids

Walking Manly to Shelly Beach with Kids Manly to Shelly Beach is one of the world’s most magical walks, if the weather is playing ball. When the sun shines and the wind is in hiding this walk makes Sydney seem like the most beautiful place on earth.   This is the first Sydney Coastal Walk […]

The Tiger Exhibit at Taronga in Sydney.

Tiger exhibit at Taronga – The Tiger Trek

The Tiger Exhibit at Taronga – The Tiger Trek The Sumatran Tiger Exhibit at Taronga is world class. We visited last week and we’re just blown away. It’s far better than you can imagine given what Taronga’s other exhibits are like.    Both mom and kids were completely taken aback. Completely.    This post covers […]