Last Friday, I had planned to meet up with my two friends, Dan and Oz. We stayed at Bondi Beach for a girls' weekend. All fun in the sun, right? Well, the weather was not on our side. As we discovered, searching online doesn't produce much in the way of things to do when it's raining - just go to the beach and walk. So I thought I'd share what we managed to fit in on the three days we spent together - all of them wet.
Wild Life Sydney and Sea Life Sydney - Both located in Darling Harbour, so they are easy to get to, they both provide a great way to see native Australian animals up close - without endangering your life. You can have a photo taken with a koala at Wild Life, and go on a Penguin ride to see these adorable creatures face to face. We got a pass through NRMA, which gives their members a discount on entry to up to four Sydney Attractions (the other two are Sydney Tower EYE and Madame Tussauds Sydney - see here)
Event Cinemas - These are one of the main movie theatre chains in Australia. My local cinema is a Hoyts. Seeing a movie is a rainy day standard - it eats up a little bit of time, and is fun for all ages. We caught the 397 bus to Bondi Junction, and went inside the Westfields Shopping Centre. So you can go shopping, even grab something to eat before your movie. You can pre-book online or via the app. We saw Captain Marvel, I may review it in another blog. (You can find the listings for Bondi Junction here.)
Holey Moley Golf Club - Golfing, on a wet, day? It's possible, when you go to Holey Moley Golf Club - a putt-putt golf place, indoors! Three rounds of nine wacky holes, a bar, and karaoke make this fun for all ages. We went to the one in Darlinghurst, by catching the train from Bondi Junction to King's Cross. We had hawaiian pizza. And of course Dan won. Here is their website.
Powerhouse Museum - One of the many museums in the centre of Sydney, but this one is more hands on. We went to the STAR WARS™ Identities: The Exhibition - which explores the famous characters of Star Wars - their identities on screen, and behind the scenes. All your favourite characters are there - from Chewbacca to Luke Skywalker, Ewoks, Jedis, and of course Darth Vader himself. You get to create your own identity in the Star Wars universe. Go here for more information.
Need a map? I made a Google Map here - hope it helps!