SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK
ANZ Stadium and Forest of Poles at night – Photo © Adam.J.W.C.
Start your experience at the Visitor Centre (located on the corner of Herb Elliott Ave and Showground Rd) where we bring to life this spectacular place, its history and its future. Our friendly staff are waiting to help you have a fun day at the Park. Open 9am-5pm 7 days (excl. Christmas Day). The Park has 640 hectares of man-made and natural attractions to provide you with an irresistible choice of tours, cultural, historical and nature-based activities.
Sydney Olympic Park is only 14 kilometres from the City and Airport, and close to many shopping centres including Rhodes, Parramatta, Burwood, Top Ryde City and DFO (Direct Factory Outlet).
ANZ Stadium ‘Explore’ Tour
Go behind the scenes at the main venue of the Sydney Olympic Games and Rugby World Cup. Enjoy the sound and laser show as you enter the Stadium through the darkened athletes tunnel. The tour includes video presentations, a visit to the media centre, exclusive corporate suite and players changing rooms.
You also get the chance to run through the player’s tunnel and stand on top of the actual Olympic medal dais.
Tours run daily. Bike Safaris are the perfect way to experience the Park. Hire a bike and discover over 35 km of cycle pathways across a choice of three diverse circuits.
Visit Monster Skatepark and ride the 14 foot vert ramp and indoor street course. Join a Monster Academy Clinic and you’ll be dropping in like a pro in no time. Bookings required for clinics.
Tel: (02) 9763 7359
Photo Jong Soo(Peter) Lee
There are many other exciting things to enjoy at Sydney Olympic Park including playgrounds, trapeze, archery, bird spotting, walking through over 430 hectares of parklands and family picnics.
Not to be missed is the amazing Brickpit Ring Walk. The Ring Walk is elevated 18 metres above the century-old Brickpit. Listen to remarkable stories about Sydney’s past and the endangered Green and Golden Bell Frog as you discover the unique landscape.
How to get to Sydney Olympic Park
By Road Less than one minute from the M4 motorway, Sydney Olympic Park is clearly signposted from the nearest junctions.
By Rail Services from Lidcombe station run every 10-20 minutes. Services to Lidcombe run frequently from the City and on the Western Lines. It is a 20-30 minute journey from Sydney Central station.
By Ferry The most scenic way to travel is to take the River Cat from Circular Quay and connecting bus service will take you to the Visitor Centre.
DayTripper Tickets allow for unlimited travel on CityRail trains, Sydney Buses and Sydney Ferries. For more travel information call 131 500 or visit www.131500.com.au
Where to eat at Sydney Olympic Park
The Park offers a choice of cafes, bars and restaurants from a light snack to a la carte dining all within strolling distance of the venues and parklands.
Staying at Sydney Olympic Park
Quest Apartments, Novotel & Hotel Ibis, Pullman Hotel, Ibis Budget and Sydney Olympic Park Lodge offer a range of rooms to suit any traveller including Spa Suites, City Studio Rooms, Terrace Rooms and standard Guest Rooms. An array of food and beverage options will tempt guests with menus to suit a variety of tastes and budgets.
Photo Dushan and Miae
Summer all year round at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre
Spend the day at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre water wonderland. Have fun exploring
world-class facilities, Splashers Water Playground, plus: a leisure pool with spurting volcanoes, spray jets, rapid ride, waterslide, bubble beach, Olympic sized pools, a steam room, sauna and spas.
Other features include a cafe and fitness club. Aquatic Centre patrons receive four hours free parking.
Open: Mon – Fri 5am – 9pm and Sat/Sun/Public Holidays 6am – 7pm (till 8pm during summer)
Olympic Boulevard, Sydney Olympic Park
Tel: (02) 9714 7500