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October 17, 2022

Sydney School Holiday Programs – Ships & Sails

October 17, 2022

Sydney school holiday programs have something for everyone! We all know that Sydney has some of the best schools and educational facilities in the world. But what happens when the school holidays roll around? 

There are plenty of exciting school holiday activities and programs to keep you busy during the long weekend. With kids’ activities, adult-only activities and everything in between, there are lots of fun things to do with the family on such school holidays! Check out our top recommendations for the best school holiday programs and activities in Sydney.


Harbourside Markets and The Rocks
The Royal Botanic Garden
Taronga Zoo
Bondi Beach and Bronte Beach
Blue Mountains National Park
Wollongong Illawarra Coast 

These Sydney school holiday programs have been making holiday fun for children of all ages and abilities, with a special focus on providing school holiday activities to kids of all abilities.

Vacation Care Australia has so many activities you can choose from, including sports and games, creative arts, fitness and exercise, swimming and water safety, and adventure and outdoor activities. There are also lots of fun group activities like discos, movies, dance parties and more! The programs are facilitated by dedicated, qualified instructors who put the kids first and ensure that everyone is having a fun and safe time. 

Sydney School Holiday Programs 1Come aboard the James Craig – a majestic 1874 tall ship! Barque James Craig is rightly famous around the world. 

She is Sydney’s only 19th Century square rigger (or Tall Ship) and her incredible restoration to full sailing condition was recognised in 2003 by the World Ship Trust’s award  of their prestigious Maritime Medal. Her restoration cost almost $A30 million and took nearly 40 years to complete after she was rescued from Recherche Bay in far southern Tasmania. Experience first-hand what life was like for the officers and sailors of a Tall Ship by participating in a range of age-relevant activities such as setting sails, simple navigation, swabbing decks and handling lines.

There’s a huge range of affordable options to suit every need. You will be spoilt for choice with this amazing range of fun and engaging activities!