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Educational Activities to Enjoy with Your Family

Living and working in Sydney is a rewarding experience. You get to combine coastal living and city life. It’s like living an adventure daily, making it an ideal city for families. Move to the city now and enjoy its myriad attractions and activities for the whole family. Make sure to consult removalists who can adequately handle your worldly possessions when you move.

Here are some attractions in Sydney that you and your family will surely enjoy:

Visit the Taronga Zoo

Home to over 4,000 animals, Taronga Zoo features rare and endangered exotic animals and of course, Australian native wildlife. It offers many rides for the family, including Sky Safari and Wild Ropes. There are also talk shows and animal shows showcasing the most talented creatures trained by handlers.

You can access Taronga Zoo by ferry, which is only a 12-minute ride from the city. Admission is open 365 days a year.

Explore SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is home to 13,000 animals and 700 different species, making it one of the largest aquariums in the world. It houses Australia’s popular marine animals, including the tropical reef fish and dugong. It also has the widest variety of rays and sharks kept in an aquarium facility.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium can be found in the heart of Darling Harbour, offering an underwater journey with 12 zones featuring extraordinary themes.

Learn More About Australia’s Wildlife at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is often called the Home of the Aussie Big Five. Here, you can meet Australia’s most iconic animals, including kangaroos, quokkas, koalas, echidnas, and Tasmanian devils.

Other well-known Australian animals are also exhibited in the zoo. Wombats, platypus, saltwater crocodiles, and wallabies are all featured at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo.

Smell the Flowers at the Royal Botanic Garden

As the oldest scientific institution in Australia, the Royal Botanic Garden is home to thousands of beautiful and outstanding plants from in and out of the country. Here you can view the most beautiful roses and garden shows. There are also rare and threatened plants featured at the Garden.

Established in 1816, it is an oasis spread over 30 hectares of land surrounding Sydney Harbour. Guided walks and tours are also provided for visitors.

Enjoy Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Take your family to an art tour through the Art Gallery of New South Wales. It has five levels of extensive art, including Australian, Aboriginal, European, and Asian arts and treasures. The Art Gallery also has parklands, an award-winning café and restaurant, and a souvenir shop.

The Art Gallery also offers special events, films, performances, music, and celebrity talks.

The Australian Museum

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Finally, there’s the Australian Museum. It is the oldest and first museum in Australia. Built in 1827, it features a collection of history and education spanning over 185 years. The museum offers public programs, exhibits, interactive shows, and more.

Through the Australian Museum, you can learn more about the country’s culture, biodiversity, and indigenous people. However, it is currently closed and will only open again in mid-2020.

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