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School Holiday Activities in Sydney in 2021

This year has been an unprecedented experience for all of us. The COVID-19 pandemic has had untold effects on our way of life in Australia, let alone around the world. In the lead up to school holidays in Sydney, we must be mindful of taking precautions and keeping ourselves and others safe while we relax and soak up the sun. We’ve put together a go-to list of school holiday activities in Sydney in 2020 to help parents and students alike plan their COVID-safe summer holidays. 


Current COVID-19 News and Updates 

As we get closer to the summer holidays, it’s a good idea to check the New South Wales government website regularly for credible COVID-19 updates. Sydney and the whole of New South Wales have been hugely affected by the pandemic, so being wary of current restrictions and safety precautions is the best practice for the holidays. You can stay updated here

Now, let’s move on to some fun and affordable school holiday activities in Sydney this year. 


SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium 

The SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is a great underwater adventure for people of all ages and abilities. You can get up close and personal with Australia’s freshwater and marine animals, from sharks to turtles, jellyfish to manta rays, you name it! Click here to book tickets and check out what the Aquarium has to offer. 


WILDLIFE Sydney Zoo 

This is another popular family-friendly school holiday activity you should definitely get behind. If you’ve never been to the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, you’re in for a treat. At the time of writing, there are discounts on several ticket options and packages! What are you waiting for? 


Head to the Beach 

Sydney, like much of Australia, is world-renowned for its stunning beaches and impressive coastlines. During the school holidays, the beaches of Sydney fill up with relaxing locals, adventure-seeking visitors and people from all walks of life. You can soak up the sun on Mission Beach and other hidden gems in Sydney, often for free and at your own pace! 


Raging Waters Sydney 

Sydney’s beloved Wet’n’Wild has been under new management for the better part of 2020, and it certainly looks the part. Aussies of all ages will enjoy the 30+ water rides and attractions at Raging Waters Sydney, including 360-degree loops and six-story drops that’ll shake you to your core! 


Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb 

Locals and tourists alike will love the amazing views and adrenaline rush of climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge. There is a range of climbs to suit everyone, from the meek-but-curious to the brave and daring. Better yet, BridgeClimb is a COVID-safe business providing an awesome service safely and reliably. 

What are your plans for the school holidays in Sydney? Start your COVID-safe summer holidays early by planning and booking your adventures ahead of time to avoid disappointment. 


Check out the Wet’n’Wild Sydney website for more inspiration and adventurous ideas for exploring Sydney this summer.