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Children's and Youth activities have been temporarily suspended. This decision was made in response to the current circumstances presented by Coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit City of Parramatta's COVID-19 webpage for the latest information.

 

Children and Youth Tours
 

 

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

    Date: Tuesday 14 April

    When: 10am – 12pm 

    Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

    Suitable for: 7-11 year olds 

    Cost: $10 per person 

    Book now for Bats, Birds and Beasties tour

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

    Date: Wednesday 15 April

    When: 10am – 12pm 

    Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

    Suitable for: 7-11 year olds and their carers 

    Cost: $10 per person

    Book now for Colonial Capers

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

    Date: Thursday 16 April

    When: 10am – 11:30am Meet: Third Settlement Reserve, Winston Hills

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

    Book now for Nature Walk and Wheel for Kids tour

  • 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.

    Date: Friday 17 April

    When: 10am – 12pm 

    Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

    Suitable for: 7-11 year olds and their carers 

    Cost: $10 per person

    Bookings open soon

  • 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.

    Date: Tuesday 21 April

    When: 10am – 12pm 

    Meet: Parramatta Park

    Suitable for: 12 - 20 year olds 

    Cost: $10 per person

    Book now for Art in the Park

  • 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.

    Date: Wednesday 22 April

    When: 10am – 12pm 

    Meet: Lake Parramatta

    Suitable for: 7-11 year olds and their carers 

    Cost: $10 per person

    Book now for Minibeast Safari

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

    Date: Thursday 23 April

    When: 10am – 12pm 

    Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

    Suitable for: 7-11 year olds 

    Cost: $10 per person 

    Book now for Building Bridges tour

  • 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.

    Date: Friday 24 April

    When: 10am – 12pm 

    Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

    Suitable for: Everyone 

    Cost: $10 per person

    Book now for Ochre Painting Workshop

  • Test your archaeological skills through recording actual artefacts and piecing together the evidence they provide to draw your own scientific conclusions. Visit archaeological sites in the Parramatta CBD. 

    Date: Saturday 2 May

    When: 10am – 1pm 

    Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

    Suitable for: 12-20 year olds 

    Cost: $10 per person

    Book now for Youth Archaeology

  • Join an Aboriginal guide to discover how traditional land owners cared for country. Learn what you can do to contribute to a sustainable future.

    Date: Sunday 3 May

    When: 10am – 12pm 

    Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

    Suitable for: 12-20 year olds 

    Cost: $10 per person

    Bookings open soon

  • This walking tour will visit some key archaeological sites in Parramatta, using each to shine a light on the intriguing stories being unearthed in the CBD.

    Date: Sunday 31 May

    When: 10am – 1pm Meet: Parramatta Heritage and Visitor Information Centre

    Suitable for: Adults, children 7 and up Cost: $20 per person

    Bookings open soon