National Parks for Kids - Merrylands (2160)

the Parramatta Area, the Sydney Region, New South Wales (NSW)

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National parks for kids - greater than 5km from Merrylands (2160)

ECOTREASURES
Discover some of Sydney's natural treasures with expert local Sydney tour guides. EcoTreasures specialises in Eco Tourism experiences of Sydney's Northern Beaches from Manly to Palm Beach and into Ku-ring-gai Chase and Sydney Harbour National Parks, New South Wales, Australia. EcoTreasure's mission is to provide you with an unforgettable fun, relaxing Australian experience while increasing your knowledge about Australian wildlife, environment, culture, heritage and fun things to do in Sydney.
Cronulla and National Park Ferry Cruises
ENJOY A WONDERFUL CRUISE EXPERIENCE ON THE PRISTINE WATERS OF THE PORT HACKING WITH CRONULLA AND NATIONAL PARK FERRY CRUISES Multi–award winning Cronulla and National Park Ferry Cruises is a family owned business that has been operating scenic cruises and the Bundeena Ferry on the pristine waters of Port Hacking, just thirty minutes south of Sydney, for over twenty-five years. The Hacking is surrounded by the second oldest National Park in the world, which is famous for its abundant wildlife and ...
Sydney Out Back
Sydney Outback’s flagship product, the Wilderness and Aboriginal Explorer, offers nature, Aboriginal and aquatic based tours to remote, spectacular destinations ‘out back’ of Sydney. We offer full day tours to the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park National Park, located just 45 minutes north of central Sydney. Our itineraries and commentaries combine to create experiences that link these diverse landscapes with the six key drivers of the Australian and Sydney tourism market: • Nature ...
Cumberland State Forest is a unique urban forest located 30km north west of Sydney. Boasting 40 hectares of beautiful bushland and a huge array of bird life, there are easy-to-medium grade scenic walking tracks as well as BBQs for family gatherings. There’s something to suit all ages and a variety of interests! Discover what forests in NSW have to offer – forests provide timber, employment, habitat, clean air, water and a place to be. Come along to one of our activities, grab a coffee or lunch ...

Amazing Animals

From 01-01-2015 To 31-12-2016

Join a forest ranger to discover the importance of the many different animals that live in our forests. Then get crafty as you make your own critter creation to take home! This activity includes a short ...

Cape Solander Drive, Kurnell, NSW 2231 25-50 km from Merrylands

Visitor centresPublic transportWheelchair facilitiesNo campingNo caravan sitesNo accommodationLookoutsPicnic tablesKiosks/cafesWalkingDogs and other domestic animals not permittedNo horse riding trailsCycling trailsNo car touringNo 4WD touring routesNo canoeing opportunitiesNo sailing or boatingFishingSwimmingSnorkelling/divingNo adventure recreation opportunities Straddling the two headlands at the entrance to Botany Bay, this national park features a unique combination of natural and cultural ...

Bare Island Fort Day

From 01-01-2015 To 31-12-2016

Join the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service in celebrating the history and early innovation of this unique fortification. This fun, family friendly day will include re-enactments including musket ...

Kite Fly By & Workshop - La Perouse

From 01-01-2015 To 31-12-2016

Prepare to be blown away and feel the freedom from one of Mother Nature’s greatest forces – the wind!! Come and fly with one of our Discovery Rangers as we explore kites of all shapes and sizes, the ...

Kamay Botany Bay National Park,, Solander Drive, Kurnell, NSW 2231 25-50 km from Merrylands

Straddling the two headlands at the entrance to Botany Bay, this national park features a unique combination of natural and cultural heritage. The park is the site of first contact between the crew of James Cook's Endeavour and the Aboriginal people of Australia in 1770. It's also the place where France's famous explorer Jean François de Galaup, Comte de Lapérouse, arrived within a week of the British First Fleet in 1788. Beneath the park's gouged sandstone cliffs, there are rich marine environments. ...

Ku-ring-gai Chase Road, Mount Colah, NSW 2079 10-25 km from Merrylands

Staffed by volunteers, the Kalkari Discovery Centre has a range of educational experiences for visitors. There are displays on Australian fauna, Aboriginal heritage and a three dimensional slide show. The wheelchair-accessible Discovery trail offers stunning views of Cockle Creek and a chance to see wallabies and the local birdlife. The volunteer staff can assist you in booking onto your next Discovery activity.

Stick Insects

From 01-01-2015 To 31-12-2016

Meet some long insects. Stick insects will be featured. Hunt for other insects, bugs, beetles and borers. Learn 10 amazing facts about stick insects, and make craft stick insects. Spend a morning looking ...

Easter Bilby and Buddies

From 01-01-2015 To 31-12-2016

Can a Bilby carry Easter eggs? Spend a morning of fantasy as a Bilby. Have your face painted, or make Bilby ears, and go on a Bilby Treasure Hunt. Learn about this special little endangered animal called ...

Bobbin Head Road, Mount Colah, Mount Colah, NSW 2079 10-25 km from Merrylands

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is where the Hawkesbury River meets the sea: a tight cluster of secretive, winding creeks, sheltered beaches, hidden coves and wide expanses of deep blue water. You'll find heathlands on the sandstone ridges, dense forests on the slopes, and mangroves on the tidal mudflats. The park's scenic beauty is combined with a rich Aboriginal heritage and a strong sense of history. So it's hardly surprising that millions of walkers, boaters, swimmers and picnickers have visited ...

Aboriginal Art painting: Ku-ring-gai

From 01-01-2015 To 31-12-2016

Learn the significance, techniques and stories behind the worlds oldest art form. Make your own masterpiece to take home using a mix of traditional modern concepts. Morning tea provided. Kalkari Discovery ...

If you wish to get your kid windsurf, this is the place to go! our certified coaches will get them to the right spots to learn in safety. Join our club today!
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16-04-2014

Great club to start learning surf an windsurf. Security and fun!

Enter the northern tip of the park from the end of Berowra Waters Road., Turn off into Barnetts Road to reach the Berowra Waters Lookout, Berowra, NSW 2081 10-25 km from Merrylands

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is where the Hawkesbury River meets the sea: a tight cluster of secretive, winding creeks, sheltered beaches, hidden coves and wide expanses of deep blue water. You'll find heathlands on the sandstone ridges, dense forests on the slopes, and mangroves on the tidal mudflats. The park's scenic beauty is combined with a rich Aboriginal heritage and a strong sense of history. So it's hardly surprising that millions of walkers, boaters, swimmers and picnickers have visited ...

Sydney Harbour National Park, The Rocks, NSW 2000 10-25 km from Merrylands

Goat Island is a rocky island in Sydney Harbour, in New South Wales, Australia. The island is some 400 m by 200 m in size and is located north-west of the Sydney central business district. Goat Island lies off the shores of the Sydney suburbs of Balmain and Millers Point, at the junction of Darling Harbour with the main channel of Sydney Harbour. Over the years Goat Island has served as a quarry, convict stockade, explosives store, police station, fire station, boatyard and film set. Today the island ...

59-61 Goulburn Street, Tibooburra, NSW 2000 10-25 km from Merrylands

he park protects an enormous arid landscape of space and solitude. The rolling red-sand dunes of the Strzelecki desert ripple through the western section, graduating past surprising wetlands surrounded by white sands. Flat-topped mesas and fantastic views characterise the central Jump-Up country. Remnant gidgee woodland, the catchment system of the ephemeral Twelve-Mile Creek and gibber and grass-covered plains dominate the east, while 450 million year old granite tors surrounding Tibooburra form ...

Ku-ring-gai Chase Rd, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Mount Colah, NSW 2079 10-25 km from Merrylands

This nature reserve is managed to preserve its wonderful diversity of plants and animals for scientific and educational purposes. Each spring, it puts on one of Sydney's most vibrant natural floral shows, including native orchids, bright pink eriostemons, purple boronias and towering Gymea lilies.

Entry to Davidson picnic area is from the north (city bound lane) along Warringah Road just before t, Roseville, NSW 2069 25-50 km from Merrylands

Highlights: An impressive expanse of bush and sandstone country close to the heart of Sydney, with great water and bush views, waterfalls, historic heritage and scenery. Located close to the heart of Sydney, Garigal covers bushland from Middle Harbour Creek north to Mona Vale Road and east to the Wakehurst Parkway.

Henry Lawson Drive, Picnic Point, East Hills, NSW 2213 10-25 km from Merrylands

This park features steep forested hillsides, plateaus and riverside flats, all of which conserve some of Sydney's best river habitat for native plants and animals. There are several popular riverside picnic areas, large and small, and a network of walking tracks. Stroll around peaceful Yeramba Lagoon, home to more than 100 bird species, or walk along the Ridge Track, which offers spectacular river views. In this park, vehicle entry fees are $7 per vehicle per day. The park is open 6am-6:30pm AEST ...

Other Outdoor & Adventure Activities for Kids - in and around Merrylands (2160) (within 5km)

Western Sydney Parklands has 27 kms of walking/cycle tracks which traverse the entire length of the Parklands. In addition, we have some picturesque new loop tracks in the south at Shale Hills (Hoxton Park) and to the north at Glendenning (across Eastern Creek) which are ideal for family walks/rides.

Other Outdoor & Adventure Activities for Kids - greater than 5km from Merrylands (2160)

The aim of the Summer holiday programs is to help alleviate some of the pressures for parents and getting the children out of the house, positively connecting with other young people in an active, energetic, safe environment during the January school break. We see this as a great opportunity to help and serve families in the western sydney area. This year we are hosting the program in three locations: - Penrith - Blacktown - Mount Druitt Each day will have a positive focus such as: Control, ...
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