Centennial Park, Sydney

4.7
#13 of 83 in Parks in Sydney
Centennial Park occupies 220 hectares (540 acres) of the Eastern part of Sydney and offers a peaceful sanctuary in the middle of the city. Walking, feeding the swans, horseback riding, and biking are just a few of the things you can do here. There are plenty of ponds with wildlife in abundance, open fields for recreation, and a pine forest to explore. Check out the musical events. The park is surrounded by homes dating back to 1888, which is where the rich and famous of Sydney live. Use our Sydney online travel planner to add Centennial Park and other attractions to your Sydney vacation plans.
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  • This park is enormous. It is not really close to the CBD but then again within reach (possible even walking distance, if you are a walker). Apparently, this is where the flying foxes fly to around sun...  more »
  • Plan to spend a day in the park. It's enormous, and there's usually something fun going on like an activity, concert, festival, etc. Great for picnics, playing a lazy game of cricket with friends, and...  more »
  • This is a great spot where you can ride bikes or hire them along with some other modes of transport....horses pedal cars etc. There are playgrounds for the kids. ducks to feed, bat colony to see & muc...  more »
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  • Massive park that has a lot going on, from horses/ bikers/runners/ walkers going around the out skirts of the park. Unlimited amount of space to have a picnic. Enough grounds to play sports. Place is big enough to find a spot to sit in peace and quiet. If you need to find a public toilets they're in random spots spread apart, but once you find one, you will find others as you will know what to look for then. They're gardens, ponds & rocky terrain. Highly recommend to go on your own or as a group.
  • It really amazes me that a park I know so well still throws me a curve ball now and then. I thought I'd found a nice bit of bushland while in a neighbourhood unfamiliar to me. Nice wetlands, off the beaten track, when all of a sudden, stepping up to the crest if a decent hill, I see the road and realise where I am. Wow. Thank you centennial park. Surprised me again.
  • The best and biggest park in eastern Sydney. Plenty of park land to enjoy. Recently the facilities have been improved throughout the park. Lots of free barbeques and picnic areas. You might want to reserve one on busy days. The passel has good restroom facilities. The younger kids will enjoy the play areas and watching the horses.
  • Iconic Sydney park. So much to see and do. From having a picnic to looking at wildlife. You can feed the ducks, swans or geese. Have a picnic. Cycle around or in one of the smaller bike tracks. Many of the ponds are home to eels, carp and turtles.
  • Try the rental bikes or simply go for a run around the 3.2KM jogging track. A beautiful place for walk or runs. (If you're into a pricier more unique experience, you may want to give the equestrian centre that's close by a ring to book a horsey ride! Great... but pricier!)

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