Sydney is full of attractions for tourists of every age. If you’re heading into the city with the family, you’ll want to ensure you plan out the Sydney attractions that are fun for the whole family. Here are our top picks.
The Sydney Zoo
What kid doesn’t love to head to the zoo? The Wild Life Sydney Zoo is designed to be fun for guests of every age. Wander around on your own follow an experienced guide to get all you can out of the experience. There are plenty of interactive experiences to keep you and the little ones engaged for the whole day.
If you’ve never seen or been up close with native Australian wildlife, you won’t want to skip out on a zoo trip. This Sydney attraction is full of educational experiences and hands-on fun that’s perfect for the whole family.
The Sydney Aquarium
Just like the Wild Life zoo, the Sea Life aquarium is a fun daytime Sydney activity for the whole family.
Sydney Sea Life Aquarium features over 700 different species of animals that range from imposing Grey Nurse Sharks to adorable Gentoo Penguins. The whole aquarium has over 13,000 individual fish–there’s always something to look at.
Get up close to the fish at the discovery rockpool—perfect for kids that want to get hands-on. You can safely dunk your hands into the water and touch coral, sea stars, shark, eggs, shells, and more. It’s a must-see Sydney attraction for families.
RedBalloon’s Sydney attractions list includes multi-passes to these two experiences, so you can make it to both!
Right on the harbour is Sydney’s iconic amusement park Luna Park. There are attractions at Luna Park for almost any age. Smaller guests (85 – 105cm tall) can’t go on every ride of course, but entry is free, and you can decide which attractions to check out while you’re there. Or you can grab an all-day, unlimited ride pass so you can go on the rides as many times as you like!
The heritage-listed amusement park is worth visiting even if you’re not a thrill seeker. There are plenty of things to do at Sydney’s Luna Park, even a leisurely ride on the Ferris Wheel can be just the fun activity to brighten your day.
Head out into the city, prepared and confident that you can make it to all the family-friendly Sydney attractions you like.