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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A guide to picnics in Sydney - how about a picnic at Little Manly Point

Little Manly Point – Perfect for a Picnic

Little Manly Point Picnic  We’ve spent a lot of time in the Little Manly Point area but generally to go to the beach.  On this particular day, we’d been for a walk around North Head, doing the Fairfax walk and needed somewhere to sit down to enjoy our picnic. Even on its own, a picnic […]