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How To Enjoy Sydney During Winter with Kids

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    Winters in Sydney are usually mild and quite pleasant and would make your visit pleasurable. The coolest months in Sydney are from June to August, with July being the coldest of the lot but it is important to note that it never snows in Sydney. If you go to the summit of the Blue Mountains or The Snowy Mountains, you might experience a bit of snow but not a lot and these destinations are out of Sydney. So the temperature on an average winter day is usually around 8 to 17 degree Celsius which is warm but yeah it can get old although it is very rare. The days are usually sunny, with blue skies and this makes it a great day to spend time outdoors. Here are some topics on where to spend time in Sydney, especially with kids.


    June to August is a magical time in Sydney and it is also the best time to visit Sydney as it allows you to explore Sydney’s outdoor attractions! You can also find several free and affordable activities to enjoy with the kids in this spectacular harbour city. One way to experience a relaxing day out on the harbour is to enjoy a Sydney lunch cruise. Cruising along the harbour waterways is one thing but doing it on a purpose-built catamaran with outer decks adds an extra element to the experience. Even though you can choose to pick any vessel of your liking, the family-friendly catamaran stands out due to its impeccable dine and wine experience with the harbour attractions as the backdrop. To enjoy Sydney at its best you can opt for the dinner cruise in Sydney Harbour which offers a multi-cuisine buffet, along with amazing photo ops of the lit-up Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Book your seats now!


    You might have already heard about Vivid Sydney which is the ultimate festival of light, music and other art forms and one of the most anticipated festivals of the nation and maybe the whole of Australia. The city turns into a brilliant kaleidoscope of vivid colours and ideas portrayed through various installations, performances, public talks and much more and the best part is that you can experience most of these programs for free. What makes this festival such a crowd-favourite among Aussie families is that it's very family-friendly and you can hop on numerous engaging walking trails to get the most out of your time at the Sydney festival. On many of these walks you can see the iconic landmarks of Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Barangaroo Reserve, Botanic Garden and much more lit up with brilliant lighting, the highlight being the Opera House with its sail coming to life with extraordinary projections.


    Next on this list is Darling Harbour, which is easily one of the greatest spots of entertainment especially for the younger ones. Home to a multitude of attractions such as restaurants, markets, park spaces and other adventure activities, you can spend a couple of days experiencing the harbour sites with the family. The Darling Harbour playground is a famous promenade for the local kids to have a good time and enjoy each other’s company Visit on a Saturday night and you can watch the incredible firework display that kicks off around 8.30, for free! Kingpin is also a popular recreational spot for family and kids with arcades, bowling alleys, bars, laser tags and much more to keep the visitors entertained throughout their visit. During winter, the harbour transforms into a wonderland of ice sculptings, ice skating rinks, winter foodie markets, live entertainments and the like for the annual Darling Harbour Winter Festival. 

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