A good base for a transit stopover, Mascot and Sydney Airport feature convenient accommodation options, great shopping, delicious restaurants and easy access to the beautiful harbour city’s top attractions. The magnificent World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House is a short train ride away.
The train trip is about 15 minutes to the city centre. Add a couple of minutes to the journey for Circular Quay, where you’ll find the Sydney Opera House and ferries to Taronga Zoo, Manly, Watsons Bay, Sydney Olympic Park and World Heritage-listed convict sites in Parramatta.
Aerial tours of Sydney’s iconic attractions depart from the airport. You can choose from a number of scenic joy flights, including Blue Sky Helicopters, Heli Experiences Bondi, Sydney HeliCharters and Sydney HeliTours. Flights also depart for the World Heritage-listed paradise Lord Howe Island.
You’ll find car rental and backpacker campervan options conveniently located at Sydney Airport and Mascot. Sydney is the gateway to the rest of spectacular NSW - gorgeous beaches, World Heritage national parks, vineyards and wineries, historic country towns, and striking outback landscapes.
The shopping is fabulous in Sydney. You’ll unearth unexpected bargains around Mascot and within Sydney Airport, home to a duty free precinct and hundreds of famous brands. Or take a quick train ride into the city for grand colonial arcades, glamourous boutiques and enticing department stores.
The food is mouth-watering, with authentic flavours from around the world, fresh produce markets and festivals such as . A tempting range of restaurants in Mascot and within Sydney Airport includes Blackwattle Grill, La Boca Bar and Grill and South Sydney Graphic Arts Club.