Adventure Activities In Sydney
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Best Attractions In Sydney

Picnic Places In Sydney

Hyde Park, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Tower Eye, Bondi Surf, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Zoo, Symbio Wildlife Park, Lavender Bay, Broken Bay Pearl Farm, Bondi Beach, Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden, Escape Hunt, Sydney Harbour and more.

Renowned as one of Australia’s most popular tourist destinations, Sydney has something on offer for all kinds of tourists, especially families with kids. So, if you are curious about picnic spots in Sydney where you can spend fun time with your loved ones, the city has on offer simple relaxing experiences like playing around on beaches or adventures like indoor skydiving.

Embark on a fun tour of relaxing yet exciting picnic spots in Sydney like Hyde Park, Sydney Opera House, Broken Bay Pearl Farm, and Sydney Harbour. If you are looking for a wildlife experience so you can meet Australia’s unique animals and birds, head to Taronga Zoo, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Zoo, or Symbio Wildlife Park. And if adventures are your jam, Sydney Tower Eye, Bondi Surf, Bondi Beach, and Escape Hunt are the ultimate destinations for you to have unlimited fun with your family.

Here are the list of best picnic spots in Sydney:

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Hyde Park

  • Ranked among the top picnic spots in Sydney, Hyde Park is Australia’s oldest park. Sit under the exotic native trees of the park as you picnic with your loved ones.
  • Explore historical attractions like the ANZAC Memorial Building and the numerous statues and monuments that line the park.
  • Play around at the fountains like the famous Archibald Fountain and themed gardens as you click memorable pictures.
  • Attend diverse cultural events like the Sydney Festival and festivities on Australia Day and relish local delicacies as you visit Hyde Park.

    Location: Elizabeth Street Hyde Park, NSW 2000, Australia.

    Timings: Open 24 hours.

Sydney Opera House

  • The ultimate landmark of Sydney awaits at Sydney Opera House, the one-stop hub of all kinds of entertainment for international and local tourists.
  • Explore one of the world’s most recognisable structures and admire its magnificent architecture as you learn about its history on a guided tour.
  • Step inside and witness the cultural vibrancy that makes it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Attend events like theatre, opera, and orchestra performances, dine at high-end restaurants and have fun at one of the best picnic spots in Sydney.

    Location: Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.

    Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM.

Sydney Tower Eye

  • Embark on Sydney’s highest outdoor adventure as you view the entire city from the Sydney Tower Eye.
  • Take the thrilling 60-minute SKYWALK tour and step into the open air on Sydney’s tallest building, Sydney Tower Eye.
  • Relish mouthwatering meals and beverages as you picnic and enjoy 360-degree views of Sydney at one of the unmissable picnic spots in Sydney.

    Location: Westfield Sydney, Level 5/108 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.

    Timings: Thursdays to Mondays: 11 AM to 8 PM; on all days of the week during school holidays from 10 AM to 9 PM; closed on Christmas.
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Bondi Surf

  • One of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, Bondi Beach offers exciting surfing opportunities to beginners and professionals in its glimmering ocean waters.
  • Surf on perfectly-shaped waves as you picnic with loved ones and face the challenge of beating the waves as they rise and fall.
  • The beach, one of the iconic picnic spots in Sydney has numerous surfing schools that offer basic and advanced courses to learn the art of surfing.
  • Learn valuable tips and tricks for surfing from professional instructors at Bondi Surf.

    Location: Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

    Timings: Open 24 hours on all days.

Taronga Zoo

  • Sydney’s Taronga Zoo offers animal encounters, keeper talks, and presentations to make the zoo more interactive and ideal for picnics for visitors.
  • Meet animal species of Australia and the world in the animal encounters with meerkats, elephants, giraffes, koalas, capybaras, and many others.
  • Hop on the Sky Safari for stunning aerial views of one of the most popular picnic spots in Sydney.
  • Interact with Taronga Zoo’s keepers and play the role of one in the ‘Keeper for a Day’ programmes.

    Location: Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman NSW 2088, Australia.

    Timings: 9:30 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week.

Sydney Aquarium

  • Witness the largest collection of Australian marine life at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, which houses 700 species in 14 themed zones.
  • Meet sharks, seahorses, dugongs, penguins, turtles, jellyfish, and tropical fish as you picnic with your family.
  • Embark on adventures like the Shark Reef Snorkel Tour and special behind-the-scenes tours like the glass-bottom boat tour at one of the fun picnic spots in Sydney.
  • Explore themed zones like Shark Valley, Ocean Tunnel Walk, and Shark Walk.

    Location: 1-5 Wheat Road, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.

    Timings: Mondays to Fridays – 10 AM to 4 PM; Saturdays and Sundays: 9:30 AM to 5 PM.
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Sydney Zoo

  • Sydney Zoo is home to more than 4,000 animals, Australia’s biggest Reptile and Nocturnal House, and Sydney’s only rhinoceros.
  • Explore themed habitats based on different continents at one of the popular picnic spots in Sydney.
  • Meet tigers, zebras, kangaroos, gorillas, and numerous exotic species in special close-up encounters.
  • Interact with the keepers of Sydney Zoo about the zoo’s inhabitants and their lifestyle.
  • Hop on the Sydney Zoo Ferris Wheel for experiencing unique views of the wildlife hub.

    Location: 700 Great Western Highway, Bungarribee NSW 2767, Australia.

    Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week.

Symbio Wildlife Park

  • Visit the award-winning Symbio Wildlife Park, the family-owned and operated zoo which is home to the most popular Australian and exotic animals.
  • Meet Australian favourites like koalas and kangaroos as well as global species like cheetahs, red pandas, ring-tailed lemurs, meerkats, and many more.
  • Interact with koalas as you click selfies with them and pat and feed kangaroos or indulge in behind-the-scenes experiences with the farm and wild animals of Symbio.

    Location: 7-11 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Helensburgh NSW 2508, Australia.

    Timings: 9:30 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week, except Christmas.

Lavender Bay

  • Relax and unwind with your loved ones at Lavender Bay, one of the quieter picnic spots in Sydney.
  • Relish mouthwatering snacks and delicacies and sip refreshing beverages at the numerous restaurants and cafes as you let the kids run amok at Luna Park’s numerous slides and rides.
  • Stroll near the historical sculptures of Arthur Barton that are equally intriguing and entertaining for both kids and adults.
  • Visit Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden to explore the stunning space and embark on the exciting Kirribilli Harbourside Walk with your family.

    Location: 1 Railway Ave, Lavender Bay, NSW 2060, Australia.

    Timings: Open 24 hours.
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Broken Bay Pearl Farm

  • Watch and learn about the art of pearl farming at Broken Bay Pearl Farm.
  • Browse through locally grown pearls and shells, and witness jewellery made out of them.
  • Relish fresh local oysters at the Broken Bay Pearl Farm and learn about various oysters, like the Akoya pearl oyster.
  • Embark on guided tours and experience how pearls are farmed and harvested as you learn about the history of Australian pearling.

    Location: 12 Kowan Rd, Mooney Mooney NSW 2083, Australia.

    Timings: Tuesdays to Fridays – 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM; Weekends: 9:30 AM to 4 PM.

Bondi Beach

  • Explore Bondi Beach, one of the world’s most famous beach destinations that has sandstone headlands popular for whale-watching, walking, and golfing.
  • Enjoy a classic family picnic as you dine at local cafes and bars and shop for beach fashion and swimwear at the Bondi markets.
  • Learn the skill of surfing from the numerous accredited surfing schools and witness Australia’s vibrant beach culture come to life at Bondi Beach.
  • Sunbathe and play around in the sands as you learn more about the beach’s history and culture with Discover Bondi Walking Tour.

    Location: Eastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

    Timings: Open 24 hours on all days.

Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden

  • Explore Lavender Bay’s best-kept secret, Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden, which ranks among the most beautiful picnic spots in Sydney.
  • Witness the heritage-like landscape of the garden as you stroll along cliffs, rock faces, and valleys that can be accessed via a pretty zigzag path.
  • Click memorable pictures of your loved ones with the numerous contemporary and old sculptures that line the garden’s paths.  
  • Sit among the plants and trees and unwind with your kids far away from the hustle of the city as you admire Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden.

    Location: Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden, Lavender Street, Lavender Bay, NSW 2060, Australia.

    Timings: Open 24 hours

Escape Hunt

  • Sydney’s famous Escape Hunt offers three exciting gaming options - indoor escape rooms, outdoor escape games, and play-at-home games.
  • Find clues and solve puzzles at the indoor escape rooms of Secret Service Mission, The Bank of Australia Heist, Wizards Quest, and Assassin in the Pub-themed rooms.
  • Explore Sydney as you find clues to solving outdoor escape room adventures in Magic Portal and Operation Mindfall.
  • Play thrilling games like The Pegasus Project, A Curious Tea Party, The Treasure of the Aztecs, and many more with your friends.

    Location: Level 4, 393 George St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

    Timings: 10 AM to 8:30 PM on all days.

Sydney Harbour

  • Explore Sydney’s iconic shoreline at Sydney Harbour, which is renowned among tourists for its pristine beaches, stunning gardens, and some of the city’s greatest attractions.
  • Popular as one of the world’s most beautiful natural harbours, Sydney Harbour is home to the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge and offers numerous water-based adventures like surfing and diving in the ocean waters.
  • Explore some of Sydney’s most famous restaurants, cafes, art galleries, museums, festivals, yacht races, kayaking adventures, zoos, hidden islands, and historic landmarks at Sydney Harbour.

    Location: Port Jackson, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

    Timings: Open 24 hours on all days of the week.

Barangaroo Reserve

  • Explore one of the newest picnic spots in Sydney as you head to Barangaroo Reserve, the latest Harbour foreshore park of the city.
  • Indulge in one of the best harbourside picnic experiences with your loved ones as you witness the unique native flora of Sydney Harbour.
  • Be a part of an unmatched cultural extravaganza as you go for the Barangaroo Ngangamay Multimedia Experience based on Aborigines and their vibrant traditions.
  • From walking and cycling trails to quiet picnic locations, Barangaroo has it all for a relaxing family day out.

    Location: Hickson Rd, Barangaroo NSW 2000, Australia.

    Timings: Open 24 hours

People Also Ask About Sydney

  1. Which are the best picnic spots in Sydney to go with kids?

    The best picnic spots in Sydney to go with kids are Madame Tussauds, Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Zoo, Symbio Wildlife Park, Broken Bay Pearl Farm, Bondi Beach, iFly Downunder Indoor Skydiving, and Sydney Harbour.
  2. Is iFly Downunder Indoor Skydiving worth visiting?

    Yes, iFly Downunder Indoor Skydiving is absolutely worth visiting with friends and family. iFly offers the thrills of skydiving inside a glass tunnel that make you feel like you are a part of a free fall from 14,000 feet for 50 memorable seconds.
  3. Why is Sydney Tower Eye so famous?

    The Sydney Tower Eye ranks among the most renowned attractions of the city and is the highest point of observation in Sydney. Observe the major attractions and indulge in 360-degree views of Sydney as you dine on delicious meals and sip cool beverages high up in the sky.
  4. How to get to Sydney Aquarium?

    Sydney Aquarium is located at 1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000.

    • By Train: The nearest train stations are Town Hall and Wynyard Stations.
    • By Ferry: Take the ferry from Circular Quay Wharf 5 to Darling Harbour.
    • By Bus: Take a bus to Market Street or King Street or hop on Big Bus Sydney.
    • By Light Rail: The nearest light rail stations are Convention Centre and Pyrmont Bay Stations.
    • By Car/Taxi: Hop off at King Street Wharf or Cockle Bay Wharf.
    • By Foot: Walk down from CBD via Market Street or King Street.
  5. What is the best time to go to Bondi Beach?

    The best time to go to Sydney’s Bondi Beach is during the summer months of December to February. The weather is balmy, with low rainfall levels and high temperatures, making these months the ideal time to visit Bondi Beach.
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