Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of Blacktown

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Blacktown. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, riverfront and sporting events. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Blacktown

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Blacktown a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Featherdale Wildlife Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Sydney (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Sydney Dragway (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Castle Hill Country Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Sydney Speedway (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Koala Park Sanctuary (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Blacktown

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Blacktown is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nurragingy Reserve (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Blacktown International Sportspark (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Blacktown International Sportspark (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Yattenden Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Western Sydney Parklands (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Parramatta Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Blacktown

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 18.7 mi (30.1 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Sydney Blacktown Station.

Where to stay near Blacktown City Council?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 398 holiday rentals near Blacktown City Council. From 139 Houses to 211 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Blacktown City Council area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Blacktown City Council?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Blacktown City Council. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Central Coast: 2,208 holiday rentals
  • Berowra Waters: 121 holiday rentals
  • South Coast: 5,017 holiday rentals
  • Blue Mountains: 728 holiday rentals
  • Sydney: 3,407 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Blacktown City Council! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Blacktown City Council?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Blacktown City Council with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Berowra Waters: 121 holiday homes
  • Sydney: 3,407 holiday homes
  • Cornwallis: 53 holiday homes
  • Cronulla: 345 holiday homes
  • Surry Hills: 3,349 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Blacktown City Council?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Blacktown City Council. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Darling Harbour: 1,560 holiday rentals
  • Australia Square: 4,070 holiday rentals
  • Market City: 3,970 holiday rentals
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1,515 holiday rentals
  • Sydney Campbelltown Station: 263 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Blacktown City Council listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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