Until you become a parent, you wouldn't think keeping your family healthy could be so tricky! Here, we'll explore issues, include articles by experts and refer parents to websites and resources with lots of great information and tips.
Ferry Fun on the Harbour
After the summer heat and recent rain, Sydney has started to show us just how delightful the Autumn weather can be. And there is no better sight than seeing the harbour sparkling from on the water. Do some exploring of Harbour destinations after a ferry ride. Well known spots you can get to are Taronga Zoo, Luna Park, Manly, Darling Harbour and Cockatoo Island. You can also head to other destinations and explore what's there, for example head up the Parramatta River on the River Cat or at Watson's Bay there is a lovely paddling and sand castle building beach with shade under beautiful big trees and Doyles take away or eat in fish and chips cafe. And on Sundays, all public transport for all members of the family is capped at $2.50. A good website to explore where to explore is www.beyondthewharf.com.au.
You can also go on a commercial cruise that can include lunch or morning and afternoon tea. Operators include
Captain Cook Cruises: www.captaincook.com.au/sydney-harbour-cruises/
Magisitic Cruises: www.magisticcruises.com.au/sydney-harbour-cruises/sightseeing-cruises.php
Fantasea Cruising: www.fantasea.com.au/sydney-harbour-cruises/
Fun for familes with older kids are jetboat rides. Operators include:
Sydney Jet: sydneyjet.comHarbour Jet: www.harbourjet.com
Thunder Jet: thunderjetboat.com.au
Oz Jet Boating: www.ozjetboating.com.au