7. Go Swim
There’s nothing better in rainy weather than to get wetter. Cook and Phillip Aquatic Centre (Sydney City East) Shallow kids pool with water bubblers, and 33 degree hydrotherapy pool available for use (when no classes are on) – perfect for little babies. The Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre (Ultimo) Separate kids pool with lots of crocodile floaties for the kids to play on. This pool is always nice and warm and right next door to the Powerhouse Museum. Go swim is one of the top things to do in sydney with kids when it rains.
8. Visit Art Gallery NSW
Number 8, top things to do in sydney with kids when it rains is visit Art Gallery NSW. A visit to the NSW Art Gallery in Sydney’s Domain is a wonderful activity for kids of all ages. Indoors, spacious, great for prams and strollers and safe for toddlers it’s a great option for rainy or chilly days. Art Gallery NSW hosts an extensive range of free activities for children from tots to teenagers, including free performances every Sunday at 2.30pm and in the school holidays. You’ll find specially created children’s trails and a kids audio tour to help young visitors engage with the art in the exhibitions. Plus a lovely spacious cafe, perfect for lunch with friends. Best of all, it’s FREE.