Meet Ringo the wombat, cuddle a koala, check out celebrity wax dolls and discover endless undersea adventures. Keep your kids entertained during Easter school holidays with family-fun activities.
SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
Featuring completely new aquatic animals in dynamic displays, 3D talking Octonauts crew members, activities and more, Octonauts World is sure to keep little ones immersed in THE ultimate Octonauts mission.
Kids will interact with their favourite Octonauts crew members as they embark on a new mission to “Explore, Rescue, Protect” the wonderful creatures they have discovered in the new Octonauts World. Visitors will dive into action and talk to Captain Barnacles, help with Kwazii’s search for hidden treasure and watch Peso’s thrilling encounter with a Great White Shark. Octonauts enthusiasts will also ride in the Gup-E and learn all about the new animals on show in a very special “Creature Report” with the whole Octonauts crew.
And if the kids can’t get enough of the new Octonauts World, the Merlin Annual Pass is perfect for endless undersea adventures with the Octonauts and the aquarium’s 13,000 other ocean stars.
Madame Tussauds Sydney
There is something for everyone at Madame Tussauds Sydney these Easter school holidays.
Mum can steal a kiss with Ryan Gosling or Brad Pitt, while Dad takes a call with his feet up on the oval office desk next to Barack Obama in our World Leaders Zone. Mini superheroes in waiting will power up next to Ironman or become Wolverine’s sidekick for a day. In our Music Zone, the next pop-idol can get the party started with P!nk on her heart-shaped stage set, or pick up a guitar and shake it off with Taylor Swift!
This is only a taste of what visitors will get in a day out at Madame Tussauds Sydney. Walk through our History Zone and meet some of the most adored figures in Australian history – hop aboard the HMAS Endeavour with Captain Cook, or become Ned Kelly as you step behind the most famous bushranger mask ever known. In our Sport Zone, take a walk on centre court in our Australian Open Tennis Set and challenge Rafael Nadal, Li Na and Serena Williams to a game of tennis, before sizing yourself up against the tallest NBA player ever, Chinese superstar Yao Ming.
After celebrating your sporting victories, make yourself comfortable on Oprah’s couch while you watch yourself on television, before jumping over to our Movie Zone where you can hop on Elliott’s BMX and recreate *that* E.T moon scene. It’s definitely getting close to party time by now, so smooth your hair and enter our A-List Zone where you can saddle up next to Angelina Jolie or share a drink with Johnny Depp.
Best. Day. Ever!
Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck and SKYWALK
There is no better place to observe the buzzing harbour city than atop The Sydney Tower Eye, whether it be soaking up the sun outside on a 45 minute guided SKYWALK tour (now with Mandarin audio guides), or from the air-conditioned comfort of our internal observation deck.
New interactive elements throughout the attraction give guests a complete history of Sydney and its iconic tower. Measure up against other towers of the world and learn how The Sydney Tower Eye is so unique compared to other famous structures. Experience unrivalled 360-degree views of the city from 250 metres above it all on our Observation Deck, and experience SKYWALK – at twice the height of Sydney Harbour Bridge, it’s Sydney’s highest outdoor adventure!
On a clear day, you can see up to 80km – everything from the Blue Mountains, Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House to Bondi Beach and Botany Bay. It’s perfect for planning a day around Sydney and understanding the layout of this beautiful cosmopolitan city. Included in admission, the 4D Experience is a ground-breaking 3D film with spectacular in-theatre effects and a breathtaking fourth dimension that gives an amazing view of the city.
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WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
Fun is flying into WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo with the all-new WILD Flight – a self-propelled ride where kids and parents alike will experience flight through the attraction’s aviary. Riders will see kangaroos from the sky, glide past princess parrots and other feathered friends and even take a daring journey above Rex, the zoo’s huge 5 metre crocodile. As a part of this treetop experience, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo also welcomes a family of endangered Grey-headed Flying Foxes which can be seen from three different vantage points made accessible by a brand-new treetops observation tower.
Featuring over 25 keeper talks and animal encounters, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is the place to get up close to Australia’s most loved and feared animals. From meeting Ringo the wombat to cuddling up to koalas at Koala Encounters and not forgetting to bravely hold a python in Kangaroo Walk-About, there’s so much to see and do. And with interactive displays, captivating daily feeding sessions, enhanced walk-through habitats and the new WILD Flight and treetops experience, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is a fun day out for the whole family.
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Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary
These school holidays, set sail to Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary for the all-new Shipwreck Shores play zone experience where kids will learn about conservation through imagination, play and discovery.
While scuttling through the hull of a sunken ship into a soft play place filled with slides, climbing obstacles and tunnels, children will encounter fun activities and may even see a few undersea creatures along the way. The new Shipwreck Shores play zone also boasts a kid-friendly splash play area and imagination zone where adults and kids alike can make-believe themselves as a captain, a marine biologist or an aquatic animal. And if that’s not enough excitement, the crawl-through sea cave complete with colourful corals and fossils will leave visitors in awe.
With BREED, RESCUE, PROTECT at the heart of Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary, the new Shipwreck Shores play zone hopes to instil a passion and dedication for the ocean so the children of today will safeguard the seas for future generations.
Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventure
Kids visiting Illawarra Fly these Easter school holidays will grab an Adventure Passport at the Fly’s entrance that follows an exciting trail of questions that will have them learning about the region’s diverse flora and fauna, as well as cool facts about Illawarra Fly. After completing their treetop walk, they can finish their day out with an amazing Zipline Tour!
The award winning Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures is one of Australia’s premier treetop walk and zipline experiences. The Treetop Walk and Zipline experience, which is officially the highest Zipline Tour in Australia, create a 2.5 hour experience where you can truly immerse yourself in the natural environment. With stunning views, guided tours, a visitor centre and cafe, the Fly is a great place for a day out for families!
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