Sydney Events

Time to reconnect with those you love the most?  Our family accommodation in Sydney has spectacular harbour bridge views; transport is on our doorstep and the best of Sydney’s family friendly attractions are within easy reach. Stay with us to make the most of your family holiday in Sydney.

Find our picks of the best activities to entertain the kids over the July school holidays.

Test your patience at the WILD LIFE Zoo

The best thing about Wild Life Sydney is handling the animals, from cockatoos to scaly lizards and cuddly koalas, there is something for all ages to enjoy. Located the Sydney’s Darling Harbour precinct a short 15 minutes from the hotel, the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo has now reopened during the school holidays between 10am – 4pm (daily). Plan your visit and organise tickets to daily keeper talks and animal feeds happening throughout the day. Meet our kangaroos, learn about iconic aussie animals and get up close to our cheeky lorikeets. General admission tickets start from just $36.80 per adult and $26.40 per child. Tickets can be found on the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo website.





Young family at WILDLIFE Sydney Zoo, Sydney

Embark on one of Sydney’s most unique experience at SEALIFE 

SEALIFE has now officially reopened as of 1 June 2020 and will run operations during the July school holidays 7 days a week! Pre-payments are essential upon selecting the date and timeslot of your visit. Book online at the official SEAFLIFE website. Try booking a mutliple attractions ticket, in which you will receive admission to both the WILDLIFE Sydney Zoo and Madame Tussauds.

Life inside the Sub-Antarctic penguin colony at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is the calming environment that will please the young ones these school holidays. Holiday Inn Potts Point is situated a short 15 minutes away via uber. Alternatively guests can take the train from Kings Cross to Martin Place Station, followed by a shot 10 minute walk through the Sydney cbd.

SeaLife Sydney Day & Night On The Reef @elliaslist
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Journey into the African Savannah at Taronga Zoo

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Northern Kenya as you experience this brand-new multi-species exhibit. Lions have returned to Taronga to take their rightful place as Kings of the African Savannah! Enjoy getting up close with the young ones to the five iconic animals that call the African Savannah home, namely the Lion, Giraffe, Zebra, Meerkat and Fennec Fox. Upon entering the African Savannah, visitors will be able to understand the powerful story depicting the challenges the wildlife faces in Africa. Pre-payment of tickets is essential in light of COVID-19 restrictions. Save an additional 20% when you book a family ticket pass for two adult, plus two children. With every adult or concession Zoo Friends annual pass you get two kids (aged 4-15 years) annual passes FREE.

Rise of the Tarongasaurs / Kids in Sydney
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We are pleased to announce that we are a COVID Safe business, as verified with the NSW State Government.

When you’re ready to travel again, we’ll be ready to welcome you.

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Family Picnic package at Holiday Inn Potts Point

Try our new Family Picnic Package


Why not add an extra sprinkle to your staycation at Holiday Inn Potts Point these school holidays and receive complimentary parking and a delicious picnic basket on us.

Weather you’re treating the family to a Sydney staycation or simply passing through for the night, Holiday Inn is your perfect Potts Point accommodation, surrounded by marvelous boutique fashion outlets and unbeatable vantage points over Sydney harbour for an afternoon picnic. With close proximity to Vaucluse House, Luna Park & ice-skating at Darling Harbour, we offer a quieter enclave east of the Sydney city as your holiday base.

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