Family Activities

Below are recommended family-friendly activities available in the Sydney and outer regions. Attendees are responsible for arranging bookings directly with the activity/tour organisers.

Disclaimer: The Organising Committee and Conference Organisers are not liable for change of pricing or cancellation of trips. Information is correct at the time of publication.


BLUE MOUNTAINS DAY TRIP AND RIVER CRUISE

      

Explore the Blue Mountains on a full-day tour that features the UNESCO World Heritage-listed region’s natural beauty, including landmarks like Three Sisters, Jamison Valley, Leura and Scenic World. On the return trip to Sydney, meet native Australian wildlife at Featherdale Wildlife Park, then cruise into the city on a scenic Parramatta River boat cruise. Includes morning tea and a delicious two-course lunch in Wentworth Falls.

Prices from $113.00 per child (4-15 years) and $225.00 per adult.

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BONDI LIKE A LOCAL: HALF-DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR INCLUDING SURF LESSON

   

Join your friendly local Bondi Surf instructor and experience Australia’s most beautiful beach the way the locals do! Enjoy a half-day Bondi Beach group tour that includes hotel transfers, surf lifesaving club tour, a surf or bodyboard lesson and a casual beachside lunch with 5-star views across Bondi. There are awesome sightseeing and photo opportunities and all equipment is included.

Prices from $189.00 per child (4-15 years) and $249.00 per adult.

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FULL-DAY LUNA PARK ADMISSION

   

Luna Park is Sydney’s favourite harbourside amusement park and is one of the most popular venues to visit on the Sydney Harbour shoreline. Easily accessible from the Sydney’s city center, Luna Park offers hours of fun for all the family. Take the train or ferry, or even walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Prices from $22.00 per child (85cm-105cm) and $48.00 per adult for unlimited rides.

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GHOST TRACKERS AT Q STATION

      

Sydney’s former Quarantine Station on North Head is reputed to be one of Australia’s most haunted sites, with stories of ghosts and paranormal occurrences entwined throughout its history. Get the whole family together for a spooky night of ghost stories and ghost hunting! Learn about ghosts and why we believe this site is haunted.

Prices from $29.00 per child (8-14 years) and $38.00 per adult.

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JENOLAN CAVES AND BLUE MOUNTAINS TOUR

Venture underground as you explore the Blue Mountains on this full-day tour, including hotel pick-up and round-trip transport from Sydney. First climb to the Echo Point lookout for a spectacular view of the Three Sisters and Jamison Valley. Next, explore the magnificent Jenolan Caves, which stretch over a mind-boggling 40km through the Megalong Valley. Follow your guide into the largest of the caves, Lucas Cave, to admire the ‘Cathedral’ chamber, so called for its breath-taking acoustics.

Prices from $89.00 per child (4-15 years) and $175.00 per adult.

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KU-RING-GAI CHASE NATIONAL PARK DAY TRIP

      

The tour will allow you to experience nature right on Sydney city’s door step. Tour along the coastal area from Manly Beach to Palm Beach and into the protected and pristine Ku-ring gai Chase National Park with your own expert local guide. Your local Sydney tour guide will help you search for Sydney’s native wildlife in their natural habitat. Paddle and walk while you explore the Ku-ring-gai Chase National park.

Prices from $109.00 per child (8-15 years) and $165.00 per adult.

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MORNING OR AFTERNOON SYDNEY HIGHLIGHTS TOUR WITH A LOCAL GUIDE

      

This half day Sydney highlights tour is just perfect to kick-start or end your holiday. See all the city hot spots and tourist icons: Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, Woolloomooloo, Harry Cafe de Wheels, Rushcutters Bay, Point Piper, Rose Bay, Vaucluse, Shark Beach, The Gap, Bondi Beach, Paddington, Darlinghurst, China Town and Darling Harbour. En route, your expert tour guide will provide you with all the insight information you need to know as a first time visitor: where are the best beaches in town? Or the best walks, the finest restaurants or the most atmospheric pubs. In fact, this half-day Sydney tour will leave you with so many ideas and plans that you’ll likely decide to extend your stay in the world’s most beautiful city!

Prices from $90.00 per child (4-12 years), $105.00 per youth (13-17) and $140.00 per adult.

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OZ JET BOATING- 30 MINUTE SHARK ATTACK THRILL RIDE

   

Participate in a 30-minute shark attack thrill ride, departing daily from Circular Quay (subject to availability and minimum numbers). This awesome adventure begins in Circular Quay and is a magnificent combination of sightseeing and traditional jet boating with spins, slides, power-break stops and fish-tails. On Oz Jet’s lap of Sydney Harbour you will come face to face with the stunning sights of Sydney, from the world famous Opera House, to Clark and Shark Islands, the harbourside mansions that are Australia’s most expensive real estate, Taronga Zoo and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Prices from $49.00 per child (under 16 years and at least 1.2m tall) and $85.00 per adult. Mention ICE at the time of booking and receive 15% discount off retail prices.

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PORT STEPHENS DAY TOUR WITH DOLPHIN WATCHING, SANDBOARDING AND AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE

      

Enjoy a trip to Australia’s North Coast, traveling to Port Stephens and the Stockton Bight Sand Dunes, on a full-day guided tour from Sydney. Check out the wildlife at the Australian Reptile Park, take a dolphin-watching cruise from Nelson Bay, experience 4-wheeling and sandboarding at the sand dunes, and soak up gorgeous scenery all along the route. Accompanied by a guide, enjoy views of kangaroos, koalas, Tasmanian devils, bottlenose dolphins, and other marine life for a memorable outdoors experience on Sydney’s doorstep.

Prices from $100.00 per child (2-14 years) and $199.00 per adult.

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PRIVATE HELICOPTER TOUR: 20-MINUTE SYDNEY HARBOUR AND COASTAL FLIGHT

Enjoy the incredible scenery of Sydney and its surroundings during a private 20-minute scenic helicopter tour. Treat yourself and a special someone to a memorable experience of Sydney with panoramic views of icons such as the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Bondi Beach along the coast of New South Wales. Your helicopter pilot provides informative commentary and your tour includes round-trip transfers between your Sydney city hotel and Sydney Airport.

Price from $295.00 per person.

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SYDNEY AND BONDI HOP-ON HOP-OFF TOUR

The best way to orientate yourself with Sydney’s sights is to ride the hop-on hop-off bus. You can get off at any of the 33 designated stops, spend as much time as you like sightseeing, and then hop on the next bus that comes along. You can hop on and off as many times as you wish. The double-decker buses offer passengers 360-degree views of the city from the open top, which means great photo and video opportunities without leaving your seat. There’s professional audio commentary in 8 language channels on all buses – English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin – plus a children’s channel. Complementary earphones are available from the driver. You can purchase a ticket that’s valid for 24 hours or 48 hours, and buses run every 15-20 minutes.

Prices from $35.00 per child (5-15 years) and $50.00 per adult.

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SYDNEY ATTRACTION PASS: DARLING HARBOUR EXPERIENCE

      

Explore Sydney’s top attractions on your own schedule with the Sydney Attraction Pass. The pass includes single admission to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, WILD LIFE Sydney, Sydney Tower Eye and 4D Experience, Madame Tussauds, and the hop-on hop-off Captain Cook Cruise. Celebrate your time in Sydney with a lunch or dinner at Nick’s Bar and Grill in King Street Wharf, which is also included in the Sydney Attraction Pass. Your pass is valid for one month from date of first use, allowing you to sightsee around Sydney at your leisure.

Prices from $88.00 per child (3-15 years) and $140.00 per adult.

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SYDNEY ATTRACTION PASS: TARONGA ZOO, SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE AND SEA LIFE SYDNEY AQUARIUM

   

Visit some of the top 35 attractions in Sydney with the convenience of the Sydney Attractions Pass, the perfect travel companion for exploring Sydney and its surroundings. Whether you plan to check out the Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, or you wish to go out to Manly and the Blue Mountains, the Attractions Pass is a cost-effective choice.

Prices from $175.00 per child (4-15 years) and $270.00 per adult.

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SYDNEY HARBOUR CRUISE WITH TARONGA ZOO ENTRY TICKET

   

Take in panoramic views of top Sydney landmarks as you cruise through Sydney Harbour en route to Taronga Zoo. Your package includes round-trip cruise from Darling Harbour or Circular Quay to the zoo, and a ride on the Sky Safari Gondola, which whisks you uphill from the boat dock to the main entrance of Taronga Zoo. From the gondola, get an early peek at some of the zoo’s inhabitants, such as giraffes, big apes, and native animals like kangaroos and koalas.

Prices from $35.00 per child (4-15 years) and $59.00 per adult.

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SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK 60-MINUTE SEGWAY ADVENTURE RIDE

Zoom around the Newington Armory at Sydney Olympic Park on this 60-minute segway adventure experience where you’ll cruise up, down and around on paths, gravel/rocky roads, grassed areas, around old bunkers and heritage-listed buildings and travel across a variety of different terrain. You’ll even learn a little bit about this heritage site. You’ll master how to operate your segway before setting off with your guide. Hands-on training lasts about 10 minutes.

Prices from $79.00 per person.

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SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE GUIDED WALKING TOUR

   

Get an insider look at the World Heritage–listed Sydney Opera House on this 1-hour walking tour. Go behind the scenes with a knowledgeable guide who will entertain you with stories about the opera house’s controversial construction and the thousands of performances that have taken place there since it opened in 1973. Enjoy photo opportunities from off-limits vantage points, and upgrade to include a tasting plate at the Portside or dine at the famous Opera Bar. Tours take place every 30 minutes throughout the day.

Prices from $20.00 per child (5-15 years) and $37.00 per adult.

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TARONGA ZOO WILDLIFE HOSPITAL TOUR

Join in this incredible peek into the workings of Taronga Zoo’s world-class wildlife veterinary hospital. Taronga was the first zoo in Australia to have a purpose built veterinary facility, and the first to employ a full time vet. The staff regularly treat sick and injured wildlife brought to us by the public. However there is so much more that goes on behind the scenes than you can ever imagine!

Price from $39.95 per person (12 years and above).

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