Adventure and fun
Blacktown is a vibrant multicultural city, with beautiful nature reserves and parks, cycling pathways and family attractions all within an hour's drive from the Sydney City centre. Enjoy the epic waterslides of the nearby Wet n' Wild waterslide park, take in a sporting event, visit a zoo or enjoy an historical walk.
Blacktown is a vibrant city situated around 45km west of Sydney, and home to award winning attractions, international venues and outstanding recreational and sporting facilities.
Get your heart racing at the fantastic Sydney Motorsport Park, a motorsport megaplex licensed for motorcycle and car racing. Sydney Dragway is a motorsport facility that also cater for special events, ranging from music, festivals and large-scale expos. Experience fast karting action at Eastern Creek Karting Raceway.
For more sport you can attend major events at the Blacktown International Sports Park. Support the Sydney Bluesox who play their home games at this former venue for the Sydney 2000 Olympic venue. Western Sydney Wanderers FC are also based in Blacktown.
Located in neighbouring Prospect, the popular Wet'n'Wild Sydney features more than 40 slides and attractions. Featuring a kid zone as well as adrenalin pumping action on some of the tallest and fastest water rides in the world.
Visit Featherdale Wildlife Park, home to one of Australia's most comprehensive collections of native wildlife, including koalas and kangaroos, wallabies, emus, birds and 40 species of reptiles in the Reptilian Pavilion.
Stroll through the picturesque and relaxing Chang Lai Yuan Garden, featuring a Gateway, Seven Arch Stone Bridge, Light Mountain Pavillion and a Waterfall Gazebo. Located within Nurragingy Reserve, this exquisite garden was designed as a symbolic gesture of friendship with the sister city of Liaocheng in China.
Explore the rich heritage of this historic area at Rouse Hill House and Farm. Established in 1813, this 13 hectare property contains 185 years of history in its stables, summerhouse and outbuildings as well as the Georgian house. Tour the property with a guide.
Visit the exciting and innovative Blacktown Arts Centre, a multi-arts facility with a curated program of exhibitions, performances and workshops.
The only remaining movie Drive In in the Sydney region is also found in Blacktown. Visit the Skyline Drive In for a unique night of fun, complete with a retro diner, and see the latest Hollywood blockbusters.
Situated in the heart of the beautiful Greater Sydney region, and only an hour's drive to the Blue Mountains, Blacktown is an ideal place to find accommodation and explore.