I am a freelance writer and photographer from Sydney who has now had five books published on fishing. I also write for the NSW Fishing Monthly, Visit the Shire, Fisho App & Tackle Tactics.
I also like to travel and experience new things to do.
Published December 19th 2015
So much to see & do at Darling Harbour during the holidays
Having trouble keeping the kids occupied during the summer holidays? Looking for something to do that won't break the bank, but will provide plenty of boredom-busting school holiday fun for families of all ages, interests and budgets?
Go no further than Darling Harbour as there is so much to do there that you most probably won't have enough time over the summer holidays to do it all.
Some of the 18 activities that I have listed below will finish on Christmas Eve, but don't let that worry you as I have added things for you and the kids to do until the end of February 2016.
For more information on each activity, just click on the heading.
COST: Various WHEN: Daily until the 29/02/16 TIME: Various VENUE: Wild Life Sydney Zoo, Darling Harbour
ACTIVITY:Python Encounters COST: Various WHEN: Daily until the 29/02/16 TIME: 11.45am to 2.45pm VENUE: Wild Life Sydney Zoo, Darling Harbour
ACTIVITY:Glass Bottom Boat COST: Various WHEN: Daily until the 29/02/16 TIME: Various VENUE: Aquarium Pier
These activities would not be possible without the support of the Darling Harbour Alliance, which comprises SHFA, IMAX Building, Darling Park and Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour Live, Darling Quarter, Merlin Entertainments (SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Madame Tussauds Sydney, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo), Harbourside Shopping Centre and the Australian National Maritime Museum.
Because Darling Harbour is situated in the Sydney CBD and is right on the water there are a number of ways that you can get there. You could take a train, bus or the Metro Light rail, or hop on a ferry, hail a water taxi or just walk.
The Darling Harbour Foreshore Authority has made it easier for you to find out how to get to Darling Harbour by setting up a link. All you need to do is click here and away you go.
So if you are looking for something to do over the school holidays and beyond. All you need to do is get yourself, family and friends to the Darling Harbour Precinct and pick out which activity you would like to do first.