Life with kids in Sydney City
Experience how wealthy families lived in the 1830s.
BUS - 311 bus will bring you to Greenknowe Avenue, a 10-minute walk from Elizabeth Bay House. The bus runs between Gresham Street in the city and Railway Square via Elizabeth Street, Woolloomooloo and Elizabeth Bay.
TRAIN - Elizabeth Bay House is a 7-minute walk from Kings Cross train station, which is on the Eastern Suburbs/Illawarra line. Parking at Elizabeth Bay House, and street parking in the area is limited.
Ask a guide to take you up to the servants quarters and down to the cellars under the house. Admire the beautiful butterfly collection in the library, be the first to spot the lion hiding in the saloon and find the grotto that was once hidden in the gardens. While most of these gardens no longer exist, the house is across the road from McElhone Reserve and a short walk from Beare Park on the harbour's edge.