The city of Sydney in NSW has long been considered one of the best cities in Australia and the world to visit. Many visitors flock to the Sydney CBD each year, but there’s far more to see and do in Greater Sydney than hanging out in the city centre.
This article will focus on some key reasons why visitors should branch out and consider spending time in Sydney’s Western Suburbs.
#1 – There Is Simply So Much More To Explore
The Western Suburbs of Sydney is constantly expanding. As far as the Greater Sydney area goes, the CBD is merely a tiny pocket of a vast wonderland for visitors to explore. It doesn’t matter whether you’re looking for nightlife entertainment, indulging your shopping fetish, enjoying a sumptuous meal, choose to relax in one of the many parks and gardens, or are looking for some adventure, the Western Suburbs of Sydney offers it all.
#2 – Some Of the City’s Best Restaurants Are In the West
While the CBD and surrounding areas certainly boasts some of the best restaurants in Australia, out west you can seriously indulge your palate, with so many diverse restaurants and assorted food flavours to choose from.
Regents Park restaurants are some of the best in the Western Suburbs, with iconic dining options such as Dooleys, which offers a fantastic menu and some great specials.
The Parramatta district also boasts loads of restaurants, cafes and takeaway food places, so there’s something to suit everyone’s taste buds and budget.
These areas are family-friendly as well.
#3 – There Are Parks and Gardens Galore
Just about every single suburb out west will have at least one park. The Western Suburbs of Sydney is also home to some of the very best parks and gardens the city has to offer visitors and locals alike.
One of the most iconic is the Auburn Botanic Gardens. This is a fantastic location to explore, enjoy a picnic lunch, get some exercise and fresh air, or simply relax and totally chill out for a few hours.
Along the banks of the picturesque Parramatta River are a number of parks you can check out, including:
- George Kendall Riverside Park
- Blaxland Riverside Park
- Silverwater Park
- Parramatta Park
- And more…
If relaxing for the day is your thing, then you’re really spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful parks in Sydney’s West.
#4 – The West Is a Golfer’s Paradise
Golf has always been one of the most popular sports and past-times in Australia. Also, each and every year, thousands of overseas visitors come to Australia to indulge their golfing passion on lush Australian courses.
With Sydney covering such a vast area of land, it’s little wonder that the west plays host to so many world-class golf courses. Woodville Golf Course is an extremely popular choice with local golfers and visitors, and so is Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club.
That’s just two great courses out of many options to choose from. To discover more, simply do an online search and you’ll be happy to discover there are loads of world class golf courses to choose from.
#5 – Splash Out At Wet’n’Wild Water Park
Who doesn’t love spending a day at a water park? Wet’n’Wild is located in a suburb called Prospect out in Western Sydney. Whether you enjoy an adrenaline ride or simply want to cool off and relax in the swimming pool, there’s something for everyone of all ages at Wet’n’Wild Water Park. There is even a wave pool.
While you’re there you won’t have any need to venture off to have something to eat or drink, as everything is provided within the park itself. It’s a fantastic day out for friends and families.
#6 – Nightlife Is Abundant
If you love heading out for some fun and entertainment in the evenings, then you’ll have so many options to choose from out west. From the Parramatta district with its myriad of night clubs and trendy bars, to all the other surrounding suburbs with pubs and social clubs, there’s truly something for everyone to enjoy.
When the party scene is your scene, then be sure to venture out into Sydney’s West for a great night out.