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Written by Prianka on May 19, 2020 Share on

5 Best Theme Parks in Sydney For A Fun-Filled Vacation

Sydney might be the most happening cities in Australia. The adventure doesn’t stop with the majestic Harbour Bridge or the famous Opera House. It is going to be so much more fun and magical in its vibrant atmosphere. You can play with bottlenose dolphins and be Tarzan for a day. Dreams come true in this mystical city. 

The Sydney theme parks offer plenty of experiences and recreational activities. They are designed at their best to provide an abundance of cheer and joy for every visitor. Kick all tiredness and embark on a journey of theme parks that adds more thrill to your vacation after all the sightseeing.

Whether you are looking for thrilling rides, child-friendly roundabouts, or some dramatic adventure with nature, these amusement parks have got it all covered to suit everyone’s interests. You’re guaranteed to experience utmost excitement and enjoyment!

Here are some of the best theme parks in Sydney that you wouldn’t regret going!

Luna Park 

If you’re more of a fun seeker or want to entertain your kids, then you’ll want to check out Luna Park. It is an amusement park for children mainly, yet it features games and rides for the entire family. The entry to the park is also free, so you only need to pay for the rides, amusements, drinks and food. 

It is also amusing to witness the fantastic views of the Sydney Harbour while you soar high on the incredible Ferris wheel. Views of Sydney Harbour is the unique attraction of Luna Park. You’ll get different perspectives of Sydney Harbour as the amusement park is located at Milsons Point on the north side of the bridge. 

Some of the exciting rides are The Wild Mouse, Tumble Bug and Whirly Wheel. They also host a lot of events where visitors can win heaps of prizes. 

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Wet ‘n’ Wild Sydney 

Wet ‘n’ Wild Sydney is a great place to unwind from the scorching sun in Sydney and go on a splashing spree. This is the perfect place to take splish-splashes if you visit Sydney during summer. It is an ultimate summer hangout with special events, delicious dining options, fun merchandise shops and plenty of water adventures.

The park offers more than 40 slides, energizing attractions and rides, it has something for everyone—gear up on adrenaline-pumping action on some of the tallest and fastest rides in the world. ‘The Beach’ – a huge wave pool is something not to be missed when you are here. It creates non-surfable waves up to 2.3 metres entertaining all visitors. Challenge your family and friends on the World’s Tallest Double Skycoaster and indulge in heart propelling adventures. 

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Cables Aqua Park 

Cables Aqua Park is located in the heart of the landscape of the majestic Blue Mountains. With a collection of inflatable slides, runways, jumping pillows and structures all connected together, is Sydney’s most fun area. 

The sessions in Aqua Park commences at 10 am, the last session being at 4 pm. This is a brief safety session. It is recommended to arrive 30 minutes before to purchase the ticket and life jackets. The atmosphere is very family-friendly, and it doesn’t fail to entertain all family members. You also have spots to wakeboard, waterski, kneeboard and other exciting activities. The activities are sure to trigger the adrenaline rush in you. But they have sessions to suit every individual – be it an amateur or a master. 

The entry to the amusement park is free; you have to pay for the watersports. You have BBQ spots in the park in a few areas. 

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Tree Top Adventure Park 

Tree Top Adventure Park is an adventurous area where you can enjoy thrilling rides in the trees. The theme park is designed with a tinge of western style highlighting the rides like Tarzan swings, payload nets, tight ropes and many more. It is not only about adventure, but this theme park offers you an experience where you are close to nature. There are rope steps, tunnels, bridges, cargo nets to test your flexibility and mental strength. There are four branches – New South Wales, Newcastle, Central Coast and Western Sydney. 

The theme park caters to all age groups and fitness levels. It focuses on dramatic adventure combined with Australian outdoors. The park also offers picture spots, grill areas and kids play zone. 

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Dolphin Marine Magic

Dolphin Marine Magic is the zoological theme park in Sydney. There are entertaining animals like little penguins, ocean lions, bottlenose dolphins and green ocean turtles. You can have close experiences with them. Several exhibitions are also conducted like Marine Discovery Presentations where dolphins and seals are shown to a broad audience. 

For people who are fond of dolphins, try the Ultimate Dolphin Experience. You can have a close experience with a fun-loving dolphin for twenty minutes. The primary vision of the theme park is to create awareness among people to save marine life and creatures. They also try to educate the public about their condition in future through the edutainment process. 

This is a must-visit theme park when you travel with kids. Children above six years old are allowed to swim with the dolphins. Don’t forget to capture a picture of everyone’s favourite dolphins. 

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  • If you are there in summer, Wet ‘n’ Wild is the best option with more than 40 water slides, pools, sandy beaches and other fun activities.
  • If you are travelling with children, visit Luna Park and Dolphin Marine Magic. 
  • Carry towels and swimmers with you. 
  • if you don’t want to spend much on theme parks, head to Luna Park as the entry is free and the rides are comparatively cheaper. 

Now, are you excited to jump on those slides out there in Sydney or swim with dolphins for an unforgettable experience? Pack up your bags and book your vacation to Sydney right away. Check out these customised Sydney itineraries and Australia tour packages to get inspired. To make your planning hassle free and vacation a memory for lifetime, reach out to Pickyourtrail. 

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