4 family activities to do in Barangaroo


For property buyers in Sydney who have children, one of the most important elements of deciding where to live is having easy access to a variety of family activities. That's part of the reason why the central city holds so much appeal, with Sydney's CBD offering all sorts of different options for parents and children of all ages. 

In this article, we'll take a closer look at four great family activities in central Sydney, all within walking distance of Arc by Crown Group in Barangaroo precinct. 

Easy access to parks is often a key factor in where families decide to live.

1. Barangaroo Reserve

Close proximity to parks is often a key factor in where families decide to live, and the rejuvenated Barangaroo Reserve offers everything from walking and cycling trails to peaceful spots for a Sunday picnic. Just as importantly, the reserve celebrates the Aboriginal history of the area, making a visit not just enjoyable, but educational. 

2. Aboriginal Cultural Tours

For families that want to learn even more about the cultural significance of Barangaroo, taking a walking tour of the precinct is a great way to discover the area's fascinating past. Tours cover everything from the local flora and fauna to the history of Aboriginal and European settlement, bringing the unique heritage of Barangaroo to life. 

3. Stop for a meal

One of the undisputed highlights of the revamped Barangaroo precinct is the enormous variety of culinary options on offer. It can sometimes be difficult to find a restaurant that will suit adults and little ones alike, but options such as the Bourke Street Bakery and The Canteen provide more than enough options to keep everybody happy. 

4. Attend an event

Finally, Barangaroo plays home to all sorts of different events and festivals throughout the year. Living nearby at Arc by Crown Group means that attending one of these events is as simple as walking out your front door. At the moment, the highlight of Barangaroo's calendar is The Liminal Hour, part of the Vivid Sydney festival and taking place from May 25 to June 16. 

The Liminal Hour is on from 6 to 9 p.m – blending light, sound and puppetry to create a unique experience that everybody from toddlers to teens will enjoy. The experience is more than just a feast for the eyes, guiding attendees on a journey through Barangaroo's history led by led by a character named Marri Dyin ('Great Woman' in the Eora language). This is one not to be missed. 

For more information on Arc by Crown Group, and everything going on in Barangaroo for families, contact us today.

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