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Children and Youth

Children and Youth activities are available to be booked at a limited capacity. Visit City of Parramatta's COVID-19 webpage for the latest information or contact us at discoverparramatta@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au or on 02 8839 3311.

 

Book activities at Discover Parramatta

Children and Youth Tours
 

Bats, Birds and Beasties

An activity-based walk along the Parramatta River which introduces children to the amazing critters that live in and around it.

Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: 7-11 year olds Cost: $10 per person


Colonial Capers

Interactive games and activities will engage children as they discover the strange lives of colonial children and characters.

Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: 7-11 year olds and their carers Cost: $10 per person


Nature Walk and Wheel for Kids

This child-focused interactive bushwalk follows a wheelchair accessible, concrete pathway through beautiful bush surrounds. Sensory activities and hands-on experiences. Accessible toilets available.

Meet: Third Settlement Reserve, Winston Hills

Suitable for: 7-11 year olds and their carers Cost: $10 per person


Apprentice Archaeologists

Use genuine artefacts to try your hand at some archaeological recording and testing. Learn how archaeologists study sites and artefacts to unearth the stories of the past.

Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: 7-11 year olds and their carers Cost: $10 per person


Art in the Park - Photography

Pick up some professional tips on seeing landscapes, wildlife, architecture and heritage in a new light. Get the most out of your phone and camera.

Meet: Parramatta Park

Suitable for: 12 - 20 year olds Cost: $10 per person


Minibeast Safari

Children use a range of techniques and tools to get up close and personal with the tiny bugs and beasties that live in the bush.

Meet: Lake Parramatta

Suitable for: 7-11 year olds and their carers Cost: $10 per person


Building Bridges

Discover our amazing local bridges on a short walk then try building your own.

Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: 7-11 year olds Cost: $10 per person


Aboriginal Cultural Activity - Ochre Painting Workshop

An opportunity to hear stories of Aboriginal life as you learn the basics of a traditional culture practice. Paint artworks in natural ochres on beautiful Eucalyptus trees.

Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

Suitable for: Everyone Cost: $10 per person