Family Days & Team Recognition Events On A Budget

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 A world of fun and adventure is right at your doorstep!


Take your teams on an exciting and memorable journey without leaving the City of Sydney, a place to forget daily routine for a few hours and take a moment to just have FUN. Discover an underwater wonderland at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, embark on an outback adventure at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, mingle with the stars at Madame Tussauds Sydney, tower above it all at Sydney Tower Eye, or take in the stunning panoramic views at Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk.



Family Days


Post lockdown a corporate family day is a great way to reward your staff, as many have undertaken the incredibly tough task of juggling home schooling and work. You have most likely already met each other’s kids as they interrupted a video meeting!  So what better time to thank all your hard working staff and their families with a fun and exciting family day out. With our great range of unique venues and popular event add-ons, we'll make your corporate family day event one to remember.


What’s Included

Our corporate family day packages are all inclusive, everything really can be organised through us! Once all event details are locked in, we take care of all planning leading up to the event and delivery on the day. 


  • Entry into one or more of our Sydney attractions.
  • A unique lunch venue, designed to engage all ages, where the theming and entertainment is built in.
  • Aussie Sausage Sizzle
  • Soft Drink, Water & Juice
  • Ice Creams for the kids
  • Colouring-in tables
  • Animal Keeper Talks
  • An experienced event supervisor to ensure the event runs smoothly


WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo’s Koala Rooftop provides a stunning open-air backdrop for you to enjoy with family, friends, or colleagues. Sit back and enjoy the quintessential Aussie BBQ right next to our resident Koalas.




Guests will be captivated by our incredible marine exhibits as they explore an underwater world at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium. With a dedicated lunch area overlooking our amazing Dugong, Pig, sea life Sydney is certainly a fan favourite.




And let’s not forget the BIG kid in all of us! At Madame Tussauds you’re invited to PARTY with the hottest stars, rub shoulders with sporting greats and even join forces with the Justice league!




The Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk is 1.5km return. Take in the stunning panoramic views take in everything from the rainforest canopy, coastal towns and out to the Pacific Ocean. Officially the highest zipline tour in Australia, the Illawarra Fly Zipline Tour involves flying on a series of cable spans and navigating suspension bridges up to 35 metres above the forest floor!



Team Recognition Events


At Merlin we know how important it is to invest in your team and acknowledge their efforts, especially with the impacts we have all felt through the past year. Why not recognise their hard work and increase motivation and creativity with one of our unique team recognition events below?


Yoga from the sky at Sydney Tower Eye - an exercise for your body, mind, and soul. The highlight of this Team Building activity is the sense of peace shared by you and your colleagues from the highest point in Sydney, You won’t just feel like you’re in the clouds, you actually could be! Feel the stress from everyday life release with a custom yoga session delivered privately to your team.




Group dining at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is the ultimate in team recognition events! This VIP experience includes exclusive after-hours access to the Aquarium, along with a three-course dinner (set menu) and 2 hr premium drinks package. Dine in one of 2 private dining locations and be mesmerised as hundreds of fish, sharks, and turtles cruise the reef around you.




For the WILDer teams, Group dining at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo may be the one for you. With exclusive after-hours access to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, a torchlight tour with one of WILD LIFE Sydney's Zoo Keepers to learn about what the animals get up to at dusk, and opportunity to get up close and personal with our adorable koalas, or event one of our awesome snakes, this a whole new kind of team building! PLUS a three course dinner and 2 hr premium drinks package!




Champainting® is our recently launched VIP paint and sip experience offered by Cork And Canvas, and is the perfect offering for your next team event. We take care of everything from food and beverages, paints, materials, aprons and of course the iconic attractions. It’s the perfect way to get your teams creative juices flowing!








We understand that now is an uncertain time to book, however we are committed to a client first approach and are here if you have any questions. You can count on us for:


Reassurance - Postponement Guarantee

For all upcoming event bookings we will allow you to reschedule without charge for any event which is unable to proceed as booked due to NSW government Covid-19 regulations or advice, prior to the event date. We’ll work with you to find a new suitable event date within the next twelve months.


Custom Packages

We understand that our packages may not be the right fit for every client, especially with the impacts we have all felt through the past year, as such, we are always happy to work with you on creating amazing custom packages to better suit your events budget or needs.


Virtual Site Visit

Join one of the team as we take you on a 360° virtual tour of our unique venues, similar to an in person site visit with just the right amount of social distancing. I will take you through how your event will run and can answer any questions you may have about our venues.


Contact the team today!

Whatever your planning for this year the team at Merlin Events would love to chat with you!


02 9333 9245