Blacktown

Enjoy wonderful attractions in vibrant Blacktown, from Featherdale Wildlife Park to Sydney Motorsport Park, from Sydney’s last drive in theatre to giant water slides. You can ride on cycling tracks in beautiful parkland, enjoy Aboriginal cultural experiences, and browse bustling markets.

Home to superb recreational and sporting facilities as well as a vibrant arts scene and a delicious range of cuisines, the multicultural City of Blacktown is within easy reach of Sydney’s city centre. The drive is only 37 minutes from the Sydney Harbour Bridge or 40 minutes by train from Central Station.

Wet n' Wild in Blacktown, Sydney

In a beautifully restored 1877 building is Blacktown Visitor Information Centre and Heritage Centre, where you’ll pick up tips on the many things to do and see, such as Chang Lai Yuan Chinese Gardens. Check out the exciting events calendar for motor racing, cultural festivals and weekly markets.

Your heart will race at Eastern Creek, Sydney’s home of motorsports with four race circuits and the Sydney Dragway. You can zoom around Eastern Creek International Karting Raceway in a hired go-kart. More sporting events are held at the Blacktown International Sportspark, an Olympic venue.

Ferrari Racing Days, Sydney Motorsport Park

Sydney Blue Sox, a baseball team, play at the sportspark. There are football, softball, athletics, cricket and AFL fields, and the Western Sydney Wanderers hold clinics. Nearby is Wet'n'Wild Sydney, featuring more than 40 slides and attractions, including some of the tallest water rides in the world.

For fascinating indigenous insights, visit the Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural and Education Centre and join a guided cultural tour or a bush tucker tour, and learn how to throw a boomerang and play a digeridoo. You can buy authentic artworks, didgeridoos, boomerangs and native jams and spices. 

Explore colonial heritage on a tour of Rouse Hill House and Farm, established in 1813. At Featherdale Wildlife Park meet hundreds of native animals, including koalas, kangaroos and Ngukurr, a hungry saltwater crocodile. A fun night out is a trip to the Skyline Drive-In for latest blockbuster movie.

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  1. Rouse Hill Organic Markets

    Saturday 24 February 2018 to Saturday 05 May 2018 , Blacktown

    The latest weekly addition to the Organic Food Markets family is located at Rouse Hill Town Centre, just near the car park. It is covered so it can trade rain, hail, or shine. The market offers certified and conventional fruit and vegeta…

    24 Feb - 05 May
  2. Rouse Hill House and Farm in Lego Bricks

    Saturday 24 February 2018 to Wednesday 24 October 2018 , Blacktown

    See amazing models of the iconic house, outbuildings, stable and barns constructed from Lego bricks with breathtaking architectural detail and accuracy by expert Ryan McNaught. Be inspired to create your own little house and farm. Oodles of…

    24 Feb - 24 Oct