School Holiday Fun

Get the most out of the summer school holidays.  Whether you're a Hawkesbury local or visiting the region for the school holidays we've some great things to keep the kids occupied.  How about taking the kids camping - the weathers heating up and we have some great camping locations beside the river ideal for swimming, fishing and mucking around.  For the more energetic there are bushwalks, cycling trails, seasonal fruit picking up at Bilpin, parks to explore, go-kart hire, kayaking, boat hire plus horse riding.

For the creative kid the Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery is offering art and craft sessions and the Library and Museum have enjoyable school holiday programs designed to entertain the kids in the holidays.

Check out our top picks for the school holidays below:

Free Stuff to Do

  • Hawkesbury Regional Museum
  • Hawkesbury Library and Gallery
  • Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah
  • The New Secret Garden Richmond
  • Yarramundi Reserve
  • Governor Phillip Park - George Street, Windsor 
    Riverfront park with brand new fully fenced playground and water play area, picnic shelters, BBQ and toilet facilities.
  • Macquarie Park - Bridge Street, Windsor
    Riverfront park with playground, picnic shelters, BBQs, toilets and café.
  • Richmond Park - Windsor Street, Richmond
    Located in the centre of town, playground, picnic tables, shaded areas, close to cafes and shops.
  • Ham Common - Hawkesbury Valley Way, Richmond
    Fully fenced playground, concreted bike path, skate park, picnic tables and shelters, BBQs, toilets, close to café.
  • Hanna Park - Beaumont Avenue, North Richmond
    Riverfront Park, skate park, BBQs, picnic shelters, toilets, fishing pontoon, playground, close to shops.
  • Pughs Lagoon Smith Park - Francis Street, Richmond
    Picnic table and shelters, BBQs, birdlife, toilets.
  • Kurrajong Memorial Reserve - Old Bells Line of Road, Kurrajong
    Shaded picnic areas, playground, close to shops & cafes.
  • Wisemans Ferry Park - Old Northern Road, Wisemans Ferry
    Riverfront park with picnic tables and shelters, BBQs, playground, kiosk.

River Swimming Spots

Navua Reserve - Grose River Road, Grose Wold
swimming, toilets

Upper Colo Reserve - Hulbert Road, Upper Colo
swimming, toilets

Good Value Outings for the Family Around the Hawkesbury