Moore Park spans 115 hectares and has it all; a major sports stadium, entertainment venues and open green spaces. Opened in 1869, Moore Park is a fun day out and is part of the beautiful Centennial Parklands. It’s just a stone’s throw from the city centre and activities include horseriding, cycling and golf.
Things to do
The Entertainment Quarter is a great social precinct with cinemas, restaurants, markets, comedy, music and the Fox Studios. The Showring is an outdoor performance space, check out the exciting events calendar to see what’s on. The Cambridge Markets EQ are held on Wednesday and Saturday, under the Market Canopy next to The Showring.
Next to Moore Park is pretty Centennial Park, with ponds and gardens. Admire colourful native flora and fauna on a picnic in the manicured grounds. Explore this splendid environment by following the bike paths and hiring a bicycle hire is available from Centennial Park Cycles.
The world-famous Sydney Cricket Ground is the place to be for sports fanatics. It hosts local and international cricket matches, including Test, One Day and Big Bash cricket in the warmer months. Rugby league, soccer and Aussie Rules Football team the Sydney Swans play in the cooler months.
The behind-the-scenes SCG Tour Experience is a 90-minute guided walking tour of the historic ground, dressing rooms and SCG Museum, which houses Don Bradman’s 1946 bat and his Baggy Green cap. In the Rugby League Museum find priceless memorabilia and tributes to great players.
Eat and drink
Your tastebuds are in for a treat too, with a delicious range of places to eat that offer authentic flavours reflecting Sydney’s vibrant multicultural heritage, such as Masala Kitchen for Indian, Spanish at Mojo Picon, Italian at Fratelli Fresh then have a drink at Urban Winery Sydney.