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Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation

Discover the amazing world of nuclear science at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation's (ANSTO) at Lucas Heights. Using some of Australia's most significant science infrastructure including the OPAL research reactor, neutron beam instruments and accelerators, ANSTO is home to Australia's only nuclear research reactor.

ANSTO offers a range of tours including the free 'Up and Atom' public tours, educational tours for schools and one-off tours for groups of 12 or more. On a tour you'll get a rare glimpse inside the realm of some of Australia's leading scientists who are helping address health issues such as multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer's disease; understand climate variability; and develop new technologies for industry.

ANSTO also offers a number of hands-on kids school holiday workshops which are a great way for children to learn about science concepts in a fun and interactive way.

For tour times and bookings, visit the ANTSO website.

New Illawarra Road
Lucas Heights, NSW, 2234

Located 2.4K from Barden Ridge

Sydney Tramway Museum

Sydney Tramway Museum provides a nostalgic and educational insight into the lifestyle of Sydneysiders during the 100 year period of tramway operation from 1861 to 1961, with trams running, plus restoration works-in-progress, exhibits and photos depicting the development and operation of tramways. Trams carry passengers towards Sutherland and to The Royal National Park along the former railway line (two kilometres).

The Museum houses an extensive collection of Sydney trams from 1896 to 1952, plus trams from Brisbane, Melbourne, Ballarat, San Francisco, Nagasaki, Berlin, Munich and Milan, enabling comparisons between the different tramcar designs. A double-deck tram from Hobart and a tram from Kalgoorlie are to be restored. The Museum also houses Sydney's last remaining double-deck trolley-bus.

A small bookshop and kiosk sells a range of books, postcards, souvenirs and light refreshments. Picnic facilities including electric barbecues are available within the grounds.

A wholly volunteer-run organisation. Tramway preservation since 1950.

Corner Rawson Avenue (Old Princes Highway) and Pitt Street,
Adjacent to Loftus Railway Station,
(Road access from north via Sutherland Shops)
Loftus, NSW, 2232

Located 4.5K from Barden Ridge

Royal National Park

The Royal National Park is situated on 15,080 hectares and was the second national park in the world. Walk the coast for magnificent views, or experience the variety of habitats, including heath, rainforests, open woodlands, and estuarine systems.

Enjoy historic landscapes and short walks to lookouts with spectacular views over the park. Wattamolla, Garie and Burning Palms are some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia.

Hire a row boat at Audley and take a leisurely paddle up Kangaroo Creek.

There are kiosks at Garie, Wattamolla and Audley. Bonnie Vale camping ground provides basic facilities (fees apply), other camping sites are limited with bookings and permits essential.

Visit the Visitors Centre for maps, brochures, and information on things to see and do in the park. Take a Discovery Ranger guided tour to learn more about the park.

Activities include swimming, surfing, canoeing, beach fishing, bushwalking, bush camping and nature study.

Farnell Avenue
Audley, NSW, 2232

Located 4.6K from Barden Ridge

Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre

Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre is a spectacular arts complex offering exhibitions, art courses and workshops, artist talks and special art events. Set amid extensive landscaped gardens, the combination of a major public gallery and community gallery with a comprehensive arts centre, state-of-the-art theatrette, gallery shop and Terrace Cafe is quite unique providing a "complete creative" resource.

Over 15 national and international travelling exhibitions are presented in the regional gallery annually, whilst the community gallery exhibits and sells local artists' work in a regularly changing program. Workshop studios include a fully equipped new media studio, print workshop and ceramics studio with the original Hazelhurst cottage on the grounds utilised as an artist-in-residence space. The theatrette hosts a regular programme of films, performances and lectures.

Located five minutes' walk from Gymea Railway Station (Illawarra Line) and a 40 minute drive from Sydney's Central Business District.

782 Kingsway
Gymea, NSW, 2227

Located 7.1K from Barden Ridge

Barden Ridge: Events

St George and Sutherland Shire Home Show

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
The inaugural event will be held at the Sutherland Basketball Stadium in August, 2015.

On display will be products and services for building, renovating, decorating/design, maintenance
DIY and lifestyle for the home.

Prizes, competitions and demonstrations to entertain, educate and brighten up the day for visitors.
There will be a seminar programme which will provide a forum for visitors to be well informed and pick up free tips on a vast array of topics.

Free parking.

Event Dates
      29th Aug
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Waratah Park Reserve
Sutherland, NSW, 2232

Located 4.7K from Barden Ridge

Reel Sydney Festival of World Cinema

The annual Reel Sydney Festival of World Cinema is a screen culture initiative by Cinewest in partnership with Sutherland Shire Council, to be held at Sutherland Entertainment Centre.

The Rainbow Room will be transformed into a hub of outstanding world movies as a specially curated program of international features and featurettes is presented across three sessions.

Features will screen on the Friday and Saturday evenings at 7.30pm with an 11am Saturday screening of featurettes. A light lunch is included with the matinee while pre screening dining is available on Friday and Saturday night.

Event Dates
      20th May
      21st May

30 Eton Street
Sutherland, NSW, 2232

Located 5.0K from Barden Ridge

Shire Farmers Market

Visit the Sutherland Shire to experience a market atmosphere like no other with stalls selling freshly grown produce, mouthwatering food, barista grade coffee and much more.

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150 Flora Street
Sutherland, NSW, 2232

Located 5.0K from Barden Ridge

Parks Week

*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
The annual Parks Week celebration highlights the important role that parks play in local communities and the natural environment.

Over 35 great tours and events will be held in NSW National Parks, focussed on a theme.

Activities across NSW include Aboriginal Discovery programs, ranger talks, wilderness walks, native tree plantings and WilderQuest tours for kids. You can take a surfing lesson or a guided kayak tour in pristine waters, explore lush rainforest on a mountain biking or 4WD adventure, or spot native wildlife on a sunset hike.

Event Dates
      7th Mar
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Numerous locations around NSW
Royal National Park, NSW, 2232

Located 5.9K from Barden Ridge

Wild Ones Art and Design Market


After having 4 successful years of the Wild Ones Market it is time to change it up. We are developing a special yearly market day dedicated to designers, makers, artists and the handmade.

More information will be available soon. Stay tuned!

See you in the Wild!

Event Dates
      15th Nov

782 The Kingsway
Gymea, NSW, 2227

Located 7.1K from Barden Ridge

Hazelhurst Art Fest

Come to Hazelhurst to celebrate the current exhibition Labours of Love: Australian Quilts 1850-2015, with a day of free family fun where you can discover and enjoy art in all forms!

View the quilt exhibitions, take a free guided tour, shop the Wild Ones Art and Design Market, take part in a free art making workshop, enjoy the delicious food options available, or sit back and relax on the lawn to the grooves of DJ Mr Crispe. You can also pop in to the theatrette for a free screening of 'How to make an Amercian Quilt' at 10.30am.

Event Dates
      30th Aug
      15th Nov
      28th Feb

782 Kingsway
Gymea Bay, NSW, 2227

Located 7.1K from Barden Ridge

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