Australia is a natural choice for family friendly activities. In Sydney, learn about exotic wildlife at the Sydney Taronga Zoo. At the Sydney Taronga Zoo, you can learn from a guide about the everyday care of animals at the zoo. Children will especially love feeding kangaroos by hand. When visiting Sydney 's many sites showcasing wildlife, the Sydney Aquarium is not to be missed. You will quickly understand why the aquarium is considered one of the best in the world and is one of Australia 's most visited tourist destinations.
Just outside the city of Melbourne, families can travel through Geelong and learn about the epicenter of trade during the gold rush. Winchelsea's Riverside Park , southwest of Melbourne , offers an historical glimpse of the areas original settlers. Outside of historical venues, Phillip Island is a must see with its small penguin population, offing kids a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch penguins feeding their young. Drive a short distance from Melbourne to the Dandenong Ranges and its diverse area of rainforests. On Australia 's western side, Perth can accommodate families with a similar Hop On and Hop Off double decker bus tour.
Families will appreciate the cities Kings Park and Botanical Center , as well as Perth Town Hall and its Gallery and Museum. Namburg National Park and its famous Pinnacles Desert offer easy hikes through this eclectic area. Perth Zoo is also notable and worth a visit with a great exhibits of Australian wildlife. Australia is waiting with many family friendly activities.
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