5. Explore WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo houses the nation’s largest variety of Australian animals under one roof and provides a complete all-Australian wildlife activity experience for kids in the heart of Darling Harbour. This is one of our favourite rainy day activities and it is very easy to spend a couple of very pleasant hours here and and there’s plenty of room for active kids to race around. Explore WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is one of the top things to do in sydney with kids when it rains.
6. Visit Hyde Park Barracks
Next, top things to do in sydney with kids when it rains is visit Hyde Park Barracks. The Barracks is a child friendly destination that really strives to involve even young children in both their permanent and temporary exhibitions. Whether your visit includes catching a children’s theatre performance in the old convicts quarters, dress ups and a kids’ convict trail or wonderful school holiday ideas, there is plenty on offer for your pre-schoolers and school age kids. Even very young children will love the idea that they are walking through a building that once housed convicts and pirates when they visit the Hyde Park Barracks. Kids (and grown ups) can lie in a convict’s hammock, try on leg irons and look for distant relatives. This is a great place to spend and hour or so on a rainy day and the excellent and very child friendly Hyde Park Barracks café is also well worth a visit. Best for ages 5+ years.