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The COVID-19 pandemic has put a damper on all the fun things everyone loves doing. From lockdown, stay-at-home orders to social distancing, and face masks, everyone is looking forward to being able to get out and go back to their normal routine…or at least what we will know as the “new normal”.
If you’re ready to get moving once the lockdown is lifted, here are five fun things you can do in Sydney to get out and get moving again.
Play Fit Stay Fit
If you’re looking for some fun exercise for your kids, Play Fit Stay Fit offers Generation POUND cardio classes in person, and while in lockdown, online. The class is an infectious, energizing, and sweat-dripping experience that encourages kids to “play the drums” while combing cardio, conditioning, strength training, yoga, and palates. Kids use RIPSTIX, which are lightly weighted drumsticks specifically used for exercise during the workout and helps them turn fitness into fun. When doing the online classes, if the kids don’t have RIPSTIX, there are plenty of other options that you can find in your own home. The workouts are broken up with super fun activities.
Play Fit Stay Fit also does birthday parties. And super fun Holiday Programs!
Find out more, go to Play Fit Stay Fit’s Facebook page, where you’ll find direct contact details and you can get in touch with Sam directly.
Sydney Harbour EcoWalk Tours
Run by a local tour guide in Sydney Harbour National Park, the EcoWalk tours is great for people who love to walk and get an educational experience at the same time.
You can learn about the native flora and fauna as well as the historic relics found in the park. You’ll have the chance to see a variety of foliage, birds such as Sea Eagles and Cockatoos, Kookaburras, Water Dragons…and many more. Plus historic sites like the Bradley’s Head Gun Emplacements, the 1801 Fortification of Obelisk Bay as well as the impressive Middle Head Fortifications.
EcoWalk Tours also offers a biodiversity “EcoWalker Bush Explorers School Holiday Tour’ for children 8 to 12 who want a meaningful experience with the local ecosystem.
Tours range from $25.00 to $49.00 and you can learn more at EcoWalk Tours.
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
Combining history with scenic beauty, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is a favourite destination for school excursions, family picnics, cycling, fishing, and bushwalking. It is the second oldest national park in Australia and is nestled in the northern part of the city.
Here you will see winding creeks that meet the rainforest, eucalypts, mangroves, rock cliffs, and the ocean all in one place. There are Aboriginal sites to explore as well as cafes and kiosks for a quick bite.
For more information on the park and to find out what is open during COVID-19, click here.
Gourmet Getaway Tours
Local Sydney chef Jimmy Henry takes you on the ultimate foodie day tour with his Gourmet Getaway Tours. Combine a regional Australian menu prepared by Jimmy with some of the best local wines in his Hunter Valley Gourmet Food and Wine Tour or explore the lower Blue Mountains for something different than the usual tourist traps in Sydney with this Blue Mountain Tours. Private tours are also available.
Go to Gourmet Getaway Tours for more information and to book.
Long Reef Beach
A favourite spot for windsurfing and kitesurfing, Long Reef Beach is a perfect stretch of white sand waiting for you to enjoy. You will find a golf course and protected aquatic reserve at the Long Reef Headland as well as offshore reefs and beach breaks all the way south the Dee Why. Walk along the coastline and take in all of Sydney’s beauty.
If you’re looking for that big swell, you can find it around the Long Reef Bomboras. The sandbanks are perfect for beginner and intermediate surfers.
For more information click here.
Start planning your getaway now and get ready to enjoy everything Sydney has to offer once the COVID-19 lockdown has been lifted.