Sydney School Holiday Activities

Coming up with things to do in the school holidays can sometimes be a struggle. Don't get stuck in a rut and repeat the same activities from the last school holidays over again. Your family will be thanking you, if you change things up a little and discover some new experiences with the kids these school holidays. There is something for every budget range, our comprehensive list has kids of all ages (including yourself) covered.

Visit Sydney's Best Driving Range

Visit Sydney's Best Driving RangeMoore Park, NSW

The closest driving range you'll find to Sydney's CBD, Moore Park Driving Range, park of the Moore Park Golf Club, is a multi-story land-ship of tiny white cannonballs. You can grab the bus down Anzac parade, or simply

Play with cats at a Cat cafe

Play with cats at a Cat cafeSurry Hills, NSW

Cats are taking over the world – literally. The idea behind Sydney’s Catmosphere Cat Café is that all the cute little kitties playing in the space are ex-Catstronauts who are done with their space exploring days and are

Sydney city dodgem bumper cars

Sydney city dodgem bumper carsHaymarket, NSW

Nestled away on the top floor of the Market City shopping centre in Haymarket are bumper cars for the kids. The cost is $5/car or you can get 4 rides on the dodgems for $15. There's a sign saying height and weight

Go Whale Watching From Manly
from $85

Go Whale Watching From ManlyManly, NSW

You’ll be taken on an exciting and unforgettable journey to see the whales in their natural habitat on a giant purpose-built, military spec, fast boat.Your high-speed whale watching boat transfers from Circular Quay to

Go Ice Skating

Go Ice SkatingMascot, NSW

Close to Sydney and great for Rainy Days... Have you always wanted to bring out the inner skater in you? Open all day, seven days a week, Ice Zoo ice rink in Alexandria provides you with the opportunity to do just that!

Visit Wendy's Secret Garden

Visit Wendy's Secret GardenLavender Bay, NSW

There is a Secret Garden hiding along the harbour, a beautiful park that was created by one of Australia's most famous artists wives. The garden was once owned by the Rail Corporation, however they abandoned it leaving

Go to the movies with your little one

Go to the movies with your little onePaddington, NSW

Getting up to date with the current Hollywood reels, with your baby in tow is even easier now thanks to the team at Verona. Babes in Arms takes place every every Thursday at 11am. At just $10 a ticket for you and your

Relax and play piano to the street

Relax and play piano to the streetDarlinghurst, NSW

Three Saint Steps is the name given tothis strange community space. Three saint steps is a communityproject from the Oxford St Activators, looking to rejuvenate andcreate a bit more community spirit in the paddington

Object - Australian Design Centre

Object - Australian Design CentreSurry Hills, NSW

Open from Wednesday till Saturday, the Object Design centre is not just a great place to check out some shows, installations & exhibits. They curate an amazing & ever-changing collection of pieces available for purchase

Visit COTA

Visit COTASurry Hills, NSW

COTA, or 'Courtesy of The Artist', Is where you can find, inspect & purchase contemporary jewellery, design & art. Check the website to find out who is exhibiting at any time. They also host a wedding ring service when

Visit The Ann Snell Gallery

Visit The Ann Snell GallerySurry Hills, NSW

Anne Snell's personally selected art from Arnhem Land, The Central Desert, Mornington Island, Tanami desert, Utopia & The Western Desert is an amazing collection of Australian art on a number of different media. Open

Brunch and Coffee in a gorgeous cafe

Brunch and Coffee in a gorgeous cafeSurry Hills, NSW

Try and get a table outside! Gorgeous tables and chairs/couches. I'd highly recommend getting the sticky chai (their teapots are so beautiful!) as well as a cookie of some sort. They have a lovely seasonal menu with an

Visit the Mark Hanham Gallery

Visit the Mark Hanham GallerySurry Hills, NSW

Sydney artist Mark Hanham opened his first gallery in 2011, further proving his position as one of Sydney's exciting young artists. Mark's gallery has grown to become of Sydney's most successful, and his work quickly