Sydney’s Best Value April School Holiday Activities

Sydney, it’s finally your turn this week! Are you ready?

After a couple of PJ days and spending time at home, you’ll no doubt be busting to get out of the house and enjoy the most Autumn has to offer. So we’ve found the best value holiday activities happening in and around Sydney, as well as some FREE events to help keep you busy.

Sydney holiday programs and activities

Taronga Zoo

There’s always plenty happening at Taronga Zoo. With over 4,000 animals to see, over 20 keeper talks and shows a day, tours, events & concerts, there’s always a new reason to visit Taronga Zoo. Get 20% off ticket prices when you book online.


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The Little Gym

During the school holidays, rain or shine, The Little Gym camps combine fun, sport, creative activities and learning to keep your kids active, entertained and laughing… all while carefully developing their minds, bodies and self-confidence! Children love them and so do the parents!


Sydney Olympic Park

Kids in the Park is so much fun for kids of all ages, whatever their passion. Whether your children love to be creative, sporty, or are into nature, there’s something to keep them entertained.


Riverside Theatre Paramatta

Productions of David Walliam’s Billionaire Boy and Roald Dahl’s George’s Marvelous Medicine are on during the holidays. Visit the website for dates and ticket prices.


Junior Day Pack

Explore the Sydney Opera House with a Junior Adventure Tour, get 15% off tickets to Billionaire Boy, and enjoy a delicious Junior Lunch and drink at Opera Bar.




FREE Events

Art Express

Featuring a selection of outstanding student artworks developed for the artmaking component of the HSC examination in Visual Arts 2017. On until 25 April 2018 at Art Gallery NSW.



You can literally ‘step inside the box’ to enjoy the Australian Maritime Museums’ outdoor exhibition. The shipping containers form a six part exhibition.


Campbelltown Bicycle and Education Centre

Campbelltown’s Bicycle Education and Road Safety Centre provides education for cycling and pedestrian safety in a fun and safe environment. Free Open Days during the school holidays and on Sundays during the school term.


Workshops at the library

City libraries run free workshops for kids and teens during school holidays. Visit the website to stay up to date with whats on offer.


Kids yoga

Kids can enjoy a short and sweet 30-minute session, led by Danielle Connor, a nanny, actress and qualified yoga instructor who specialises in children’s yoga. Held every Friday from 10.30 – 12pm at the Northern Green in the Darling Quarter.


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Kid’s activities under $20

Alphabetical Sydney – Creative Lab

Let your imagination run wild in a creative laboratory full of the sights and sounds of Sydney. On until 12 August 2018 at the Museum of Sydney.


Monkey Baa Theatre

Josephine Wants to Dance is a story about dreams, believing in yourself … and a dancing kangaroo. Based on the book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. On from 14-24 April 2018 and suitable for ages 4-9.


Mammoths at the Australian Museum

Discover fossils, life-size replicas and meet a 42,000-year-old real preserved baby mammoth, Lyuba. At the museum until May 2018. Visit the website for prices.


Arctic Adventures at the Maritime Museum

Get hands-on in our family exhibition Arctic Voices, immerse yourself in an icy wonderland with the eye-popping 3D documentary Wonders of the Arctic and be delighted by our live theatre performances and icy cool creative activities.


Future Park

Immerse yourself in an interactive world of light and colour where imagination meets technology. Bring your creations to life in our brand new exhibition, Learn & Play! teamLab Future Park. On until 30 April at Powerhouse Museum.


Kids Music Cafe

Introduce your little ones to live music in a relaxed atmosphere at the Sydney Opera House. Suitable for 0-2 year olds.


The Australian Reptile Park

Australian Reptile Park is a hands-on zoo located in a natural bush setting on the Central Coast of NSW, home to exotic reptiles from around the world and a wide variety of Australian native animals. Enjoy live entertaining shows, themed exhibits and behind the scenes tours





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