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Sydney Olympic Park, NSW

The home of the 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Sydney Olympic Park at Homebush Bay continues to offer a world-class destination in Sydney’s geographic heart.

Sydney Olympic Park

You can join one of the popular tours of venues including Telstra Stadium, an Olympics focus point and now host to premier sporting events. Or go swimming at Sydney Aquatic Centre where you can compete with family and friends in the same pool used by champion record breakers.

The Sydney International Tennis Centre, too, is a world-class venue, used not only for state, national and international tournaments, but also for training and hire by the public.

train station at Sydney Olympic Park

As well as being Sydney’s major sporting venue there are an ever-increasing range of attractions, activities and entertainment options. For example with more than seventy retailers you can find bargains galore at the nearby Direct Factory Outlet. Just north is Rhodes, home of Sydney’s IKEA sore. Or sample fresh produce and gourmet delights at Boulevard market, held under the fig trees lining Olympic Boulevard on the fourth Sunday of every month.

A great way to get to Sydney Olympic Park is via RiverCat along the Parramatta River to Homebush Bay Wharf at Wentworth Point. When you arrive make the most of your visit by contacting Sydney Olympic Park Visitor Information Network Centre for information and assistance on attractions, tours, accommodation, transport and services for the area and its surrounds.

stadium at Sydney Olympic Park

Sydney Olympic Park Highlights….

  • For a bird’s eye view of the entire site, take the lift to the Observation Centre on the 17th level of the Novotel Hotel for breathtaking views of Sydney Olympic Park, Millennium Parklands and beyond.
  • The Games Trail tour celebrates the stories, legacies and highlights of the Games. View the Olympic flame cauldron, wander amongst the forest of interactive poles at the GamesMemories and chase Cathy Freeman’s strides to Olympic gold!
  • Take a tour of world class sporting venues such as Telstra Stadium or Sydney Aquatic Centre.
  • Take aim at the venue where Australia won its first ever Olympics gold medal in archery.
  • Beginner’s classes and training programs are available at Sydney International Archery Park.
  • For an extended leisurely stroll, bike ride or picnic, visit Bicentennial Park and Millennium Parklands, a 430ha haven of parklands and conservation areas.

Where To Stay

Sydney Olympic Park offers a variety of accommodations catering to different budgets and preferences. There are several hotels operating within or close to the park. Here are some of the notable accommodations:

Pullman at Sydney Olympic Park is a 5-star hotel offering upscale accommodation with modern amenities. It’s designed for business and leisure travelers.

Novotel Sydney Olympic Park is Situated right in the heart of the action, this 4-star hotel is ideal for those attending events at the park. It offers a comfortable stay with a variety of room options.

Ibis Sydney Olympic Park is located adjacent to the Novotel, this is a more budget-friendly option, making it popular among families and budget travelers. It’s a 3-star hotel offering essential amenities for a comfortable stay.

Quest at Sydney Olympic Park is an apartment-style hotel offering studio, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments. It’s suitable for longer stays or for those who prefer a more home-like environment.

Apart from these, there are other accommodations in the surrounding areas, and the proximity of the park to other parts of Sydney means that visitors have a broad range of choices depending on where they want to base themselves.

Where to stay?


  • 18-35's
  • Active
  • City
  • Environmental
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation

Popular Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Golfing
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Food and Wine

About Sydney Olympic Park

  • Locality: Suburb
  • Sydney Olympic Park Postcode: 2127
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: Sydney
  • Latitude: -33.8479
  • Longitude: 151.06667
  • Elevation: 24m
  • Population: 1736
  • Median Income: $45968
  • Area (Sq/km): 6.629
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

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