If our spring weather is an indication of how hot the summer is going to be, you may want to save this article. Keeping kids cool and entertained during summer can be a challenge, but these great Sydney water parks will make your job a lot easier.
Wet’N’Wild Sydney Address: 425 Reservoir Road , Prospect
If you yet haven’t heard, Wet’N’Wild water theme park is opening in Sydney in December 2013. Promising to be as exciting as its Gold Coast counterpart, Wet’N’Wild will feature slides not only for the daredevils, but also for kids of all ages. You can purchase a season pass for $124.99 from the the park’s website or read more about Wet’N’Wild here.
Manly Water Works Address: Commonwealth Parade, Manly
Located next to Manly Sea Life Sanctuary and near Manly Cove Beach, Manly Water Works is a lot of fun for young and old. With 4 slides offering different speed, your kids are guaranteed to be entertained for hours. You can either join in the fun or enjoy a quiet coffee at the café. Cost is $15 for one hour or $21 for an unlimited day pass. Find out more about Manly Water Works
Pirrama Park Address: Pirrama Road, Pyrmont
A lovely park with stunning harbour views, water features, excellent playground, lots of green open spaces, BBQs and a café. What more could you ask for? Parts of the playground are sheltered and there is also plenty of seating for parents.
Cables Wake Water Park Address: Penrith Panthers, Mulgoa Road, Penrith
This park is ideal for older children, as it offers cable wakeboarding facilities. Kids must be 10 years or older to go cable skiing, but the park is set up for beginners as well as advanced skiers. Qualified ski coaches provide great help and suggestions to those starting out. The venue also has BBQs, a giant jumping pillow for younger kids, a playground and a volleyball court. Find out more about Cables Wake Park
Situated in the heart of Darling Harbour, this playground / water play park is a lot of fun for the whole family. Use of the park and playground is free and suitable for young as well as older children. Make sure you bring a towel and change of clothes, as it will be impossible to keep your kids away from the water features.