5 Fun Family Things To Do In Parramatta
By Ashleigh Synnott
family playing laser tag
There’s no shortage of things to do around Parramatta to keep the young and the young-at-heart happy. Here are 5 excellent ways to spend family time close to home.
picture of a dad with his kid on his shoulders facing the sunset, both with their arms outstretched.
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Boat hire at Lake Parramatta Reserve
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Boy playing at Ollie Webb water play
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Ollie Webb Reserve Entrance
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Kicks Tenpin and Arcade
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Level 3, 1 Eels Place Parramatta 2150
(02) 8833 0701
Girls laughing Parramatta River
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Family Picnic
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