Free fun for kids… it’s what we all need in school holidays.
Here are some ideas for families in Western Sydney and for others too as there’s lots that’s well worth travelling to in the west.
Free Activities in Shopping Centres
Castle Mall, Castle Hill: free craft workshops and facepainting
Macarthur Square, Campbelltown: colouring in, face painting, craft workshops
Richmond Marketplace: Various school holiday activities and events
Rouse Hill Town Centre: Disney shows, craft and food workshops and much more
Featherdale- Kids For Free
Featherdale Wildlife Park hs school holiday fun plus free entry for anyone born in July.
See Featherdale website here for more information.
One of them is the Platypus Track, there’s a detailed post about it below.
The Platypus Track at Bidjigal Reserve, Baulkham Hills
This 1.7km loop makes a great walk for younger children. Read all about it and find photos on the Weekend Notes website here.
Great free playgrounds in Western Sydney
NB: Check out the newest one at Bungarribee Park on this post here
Hills District Mums has a post about top playgrounds in The Hills here
Cafes can be great for a not-too-expensive treat in school holidays, especially the ones that have playgrounds in them or alongside. Here’s our list.
Parraparents is a terrific website with all the info on what’s on in Parramatta plus the best of local ki-friendly places and activities.
There is of course the excellent Facebook page Fun For Kids Western Sydney, a good place to find things to do.
So what have I missed?
The more info the merrier, please do leave a comment with other great stuff.
Happy holiday fun hunting,