A multicultural enclave, Blacktown offers a kaleidoscopic range of experiences. Spend the day channelling your inner racing car driver at a motorsport megaplex, encounter exotic and native animals at two different zoos, and enjoy the thrills of a fantastic water slide park. You’ll also find a diverse arts scene, pretty parklands made for cycling, Sydney's only drive-in theatre and delicious food night markets.
Outdoor adventure & animals
Visit Sydney Zoo, the state's newest zoo, to meet animals from all over the world, including lions, tigers, sharks and elephants. You can also cuddle a koala, meet little penguins and hand-feed kangaroos at Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park, home to native Australian animals. Although you might want to keep your distance from Ngukurr, a saltwater crocodile.
If you’re a thrill-seeker, head to Eastern Creek. TheSydney Motorsport Park is the place to test your driving skills on four different race circuits, while the Sydney Dragway showcases champion racers that can get up to 500km per hour. Enjoy a slower pace zooming around the Sydney Premier Karting Park in a hired go-kart.
For more sports action, theBlacktown International Sportspark, a former Olympic venue, is a mega-complex that offers football, softball, athletics, cricket and AFL fields. It's also the home ground for baseball team the Sydney Blue Sox and soccer team the Western Sydney Wanderers.
Enjoy a melting pot of cuisines, including traditional Burmese food at Sun's Burmese Kitchen and African delights at Gursha Ethiopian Restaurant, where you can try injera bread, a sour pancake that your meal is served in. There’s also BT Korean barbecue, Radhe Chatpata House for vegetarian Indian and Blacktown Chopsticks for traditional Chinese food.
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