Designed as interactive experiences, their children’s educational programs offer a wide range of learning experiences with an emphasis on art and history but never leaving out the fun and fascination. Often suitable for toddlers upwards, art has never been so fun!
Science is presented in an entertaining way to demystify it. Kids can get creative with it, and even grandparents can learn about their fascinating world of research and innovation! Get creative with science!
An incredibly entertaining educational experience for kids of all ages, where they can enjoy fully interactive exhibits focusing on the fun of science and technology! Every kid should visit at one stage!
Canberra’s iconic sports attraction offers tours with a big difference, kids can actually try wheelchair basketball, virtual downhill skiing, rock climbing and football penalty shootouts, as well as enjoying the informative experience for enthusiasts.
Step back in time with original furnishings, household appliances and photos that reflect the fashionable ideal of style and taste in this middle class Australian home of the late 1920s. A great historical journey for kids right in Australia’s capital, Canberra.
Kids fun with both land and marine animals! Get yourselves some close up animal encounters at Australia’s ONLY combined Zoo and Aquarium, with interactive keeper talks and special animal hand feeds for visitors.
Outdoor swimming facilities including main, learning and toddler pools. Ice skating plus Figure Skating, Ice Hockey and Broomball sessions also available.
There is not only a bouldering section but a bouldering cave too, so beginners and those who want to stay a bit lower down are accommodated. For over 5s.
Kids can go back in time with this historic cottage that stands as a testament to the lives of the families who worked on one of the Limestone Plain’s great pastoral estates. Great Australian history for your great Australian family day out!
Miniature buildings, miniature steam trains and beautifully landscaped gardens are waiting for families to enjoy at Cockington Green Gardens. A relaxing and nature filled day out in Canberra for the whole family.
Bird lovers? Perfect! Take the family to this huge privately owned walk-in aviary where the friendly free flying birds can be observed, photographed and yes, even fed!
There is not only a bouldering section but a bouldering cave too, so beginners and those who want to stay a bit lower down are accommodated. Plus high ropes and more advanced routes. For over 5s.
Sail your yacht, paddle your canoe, enjoy some fishing, observe wildlife or ride your mountain bike on the fire trails at Googong Foreshores – a great day out for the nature loving family!
The whole family can step back into history with this beautifully restored 1850’s homestead within a landscape of great natural beauty. Sheep, cattle and horses still graze on the timbered hills and fertile banks of the Murrumbidgee river.
Nature loving families will love the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserves wildlife viewing, bushwalking in the Sanctuary wetlands or along one of their many tracks and trails, great BBQ spots and lots of fun for kids on the Discovery Playground.
Snow fun in Corin Forest! Dual seat model sleds, Alpine Slides, long zip wires, and even a super water slide!
Widely described as one of the most beautiful and fascinating cave systems in Australia, visit the crystal chambers, and interact with the underground environment.
A beautiful outdoor setting for personal trail rides for beginners and experienced riders. The whole family can experience bush riding in one of Australia’s finest landscapes.
An authentically recreated Australian 1850s Gold Rush era village offering entertainment, tours, field trips and themed accommodation!
Over 200 animals of more than 42 rare and exotic species are waiting for kids and families to spend a day with! Plus the largest collection of primates in any private zoo in Australia!
Classic family friendly tenpin bowling, with casual fun, leagues and championships!
A fun and exciting day at the largest indoor entertainment centre in NSW! Laser Tag, dodgems, loads of video games, golf, interactive simulators like skiing, bowling and fun action rides.
A family run horse training facility that offers a variety of tour suitable for absolute beginners upwards. All rides are fully supervised and conducted at a sensible pace!
Morton National Park has elevated walkways, spectacular lookouts over sandstone escarpments and waterfalls cascading into rainforest valleys below for families to get out and enjoy!
Active families will love all the activities available, including snowshoeing or cross country skiing, hiking, boating and fishing. There is also rock climbing, caving and mountain biking!
Camp, fish, swim, canoe, spot wildlife or just explore! The largest remaining intact patch of low open forest in the south-west central tablelands.
Professional dolphin and whale watching cruises, a wide range of tour types ranging from the Summer Twilight Barbeque Cruise to Extreme Hidden Secrets!
Beautiful garden experiences in Bowral with gardens, landscapes areas, and picnic spots! And it’s FREE entry!
The story of cricket set against world history; a fascinating collection and exhibition space with kids cricket play area and other family features!
A fun indoor play centre for bouncing and active kids aged up to 12 years old, including a jumping castle, climbing wall and toddler area.
A centre filled with exhibitions of various artworks, as well as beautiful landscaped gardens.
Knitting, embroidery, needlepoint and even tapestry classes for those creative kids and parents!
3 level adventure climbing maze with loads of fun features plus dedicated toddler zone with smaller versions of the same.
offers tours, interactive workshops, special events and a varying programme of innovative displays which intrinsically appeal to children.
Bruise-less, mess-less action combat game with atmospheric surrounds and several scenarios. Recommended for over 7s.