10 Things to do in the Shire with Kids

There are loads of activities happening across the Sutherland Shire to keep the kids entertained. This is your Guide To Surviving School Holidays…

1. Catch A Flick At Event Cinemas

Rain, hail or shine, a trip to Event Cinemas Miranda is always a safe bet. Whether you go all out with a gold class pass or opt for the V-Max experience, as long as your visit starts with a stop at the lolly bar, you’re guaranteed to impress your little ones. Event Cinemas have a bunch of new releases dropping this school holidays. Discover what’s to come here.

2. Burn Some Energy At Climb fit

Climbfit is the perfect place to get your kids scaling walls! With their incredible all-inclusive holiday camps, available for children of all experience levels, your kids are sure to have a fantastic time. For just $85, they’ll learn climbing-specific techniques, teamwork, problem solving and, most importantly, have a blast!

3. Join In On The Fun At Your Local Library

Sutherland Shire Libraries are hosting very cool activity sessions during the April school holidays! They’re inviting curious kids, aspiring investigators and sleuths in the making to come and join in on the fun. You can expect mystery sessions, message-in-a-bottle craft workshops and creative construction sessions happening at libraries all around the Shire. These sessions are filling up quickly so don’t miss out.

4. Take A Trip To Inflatable World Miranda

Get ready for some seriously bouncy fun at Inflatable World – one of the biggest inflatable playgrounds in all of Australia! With endless hours of bouncing excitement, you can sit back, relax and sip on a delicious coffee while your little ones jump, leap and play. But why should the kids have all the fun? The friendly staff also encourage parents to get in on the action too!

5. Practice Your Tricks At Flip out

Looking for another activity that doesn’t involve screen time? Enter: Flip Out. Flip Out has an epic trampoline arena and a whole world of indoor leisure to explore, including foam pits, parkour courses, climbing and running walls and more. Plus, it’s all indoors, so your kids can bounce their energy away no matter the weather!

6. Enjoy A Coffee At One Of The Shire’s Best Kid-Friendly Cafes

A neighbourhood gem, Oli’s cafe is an oasis for parents. Their enclosed courtyard and play area offers a safe place for kids to run amuck whilst you sit back with a coffee in hand. Now fully licensed, you can also opt for a rosé or pinot if you feel that way inclined! This is one cafe you won’t feel judged for being the loudest table!


7. Hire A Canoe At Woronora Boatshed

There’s nothing like a day out on the water. Woronora Boatshed offers canoe and kayak hire, 7 days a week. Explore the beautiful Woronora River by paddling upstream and stop and explore the beaches along the way. Order takeaway for your trip or pay a visit to their old-school lolly bar on your return.

8. Hop Aboard Cronulla Ferries

Looking for a fun-filled outdoor adventure? Hop aboard Cronulla Ferries and head to the hidden gem of the Shire – Bundeena! With ferries running every hour, your kids can take a deep breath of fresh air while surrounded by the world’s second-oldest National Park. The area is abundant with wildlife and offers beautiful, varied bushwalking experiences.

9. Explore The Shire’s Most Scenic Walks

Unleash your inner explorer with a scenic bush walk in The Shire. From the tranquil and leafy paths of The Esplanade to the breathtaking views of the Cape Bailey Track, these tracks are guaranteed to impress even the most avid bushwalkers.

10. Get Crafty At Hazelhurst Art Gallery

Hazelhurst Art Gallery offers creative workshops for kids of all ages. Whether drawing, painting or clay tickles their fancy, there are both dedicated school holiday and term classes on offer.

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