Whale Beach, Sydney

Whale Beach  I have a friend who swears that Whale Beach is her favourite beach in Sydney. I can see why. It’s one of those long long beaches with sand for days and long shoreline. It’s quieter than the other big beaches so it’s really a nice space to be on a hot summer day. […]

Best Sydney Beaches for Kids

Best Sydney Beaches for Kids  The Best Sydney Beaches for Kids is a hard list to make because there are so many great beaches in Sydney. But, for a beach to be great for kids, it needs to: be shallow for a long way or enclosed have good sand to play on be sheltered from […]

Sydney’s Best Playgrounds

Sydney’s Best Playgrounds  This is our list of Sydney’s Best Playgrounds. There are hundreds if not thousands of playgrounds in Sydney, lots of which are written about and to be honest aren’t that great. Staying at home with two young kids sends you out the house in search of entertainment most days of the week. […]

FREE SYDNEY: 40 free things to see and do in Sydney

Free Sydney  Free Sydney is a list of 40 things to see and do that, unlike most things in Sydney, won’t break the bank. This list is about experiencing Sydney in various ways and forms. There should be something for everybody on this list.   If you have got visitors coming to Sydney this list […]

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!