Top Places to Visit in Eastwood, NSW

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Eastwood, NSW is a suburb in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, Australia. It is located 20 kilometres from the CBD and has a population of 16,000 people (as of 2016). Eastwood offers many different tourist attractions including:

  • The Australian Museum for Wildlife and Sydney Olympic Park includes walking trails, sports stadiums, an aquatic center with a wave pool and lazy river as well as large parking facilities.
  • The Royal Botanic Garden features more than 10 000 plants representing most life zones on earth. It is the only botanic garden in Australia with a large fig tree collection and is one of two sites that has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status.
  • There are also various shopping centers located near Eastwood such as Westfield Burrows, Castle Towers Shopping Center, Parklea Plaza, and Horsley Park Plaza.
  • Eastwood Mall which includes Woolworths Supermarket offers entertainment including cinemas, bowling lanes, restaurants, and shops at low prices for all ages to enjoy!
  • Orchard Hills Country Club provides golfing opportunities on seven championship courses designed by some of golf’s most notable architects from around the world.
  • Olympic Park (Sydney Olympic Games) was used during Sydney’s 2000 Olympics and is still used for large sporting events.
  • The Sydney Showground hosts a wide range of public and trade exhibitions, including the Royal Easter show, one of Australia’s most famous agricultural shows. They also host concerts with more than 170 000 visitors in 2017 alone!
  • Eaton Square Shopping Center houses branches of major Australian retailers such as Myer, David Jones, JB Hi-Fi, Harris Farm Markets & Woolworths Supermarkets
  • Eastwood Uniting Church is located in the suburb and has a variety of programs for all ages.
  • The Eastwood Leisure Centre offers swimming pools, gymnasiums, sports fields, and tennis courts. It also provides an Olympic pool with spectator stands as well as five indoor multi-purpose sports halls for badminton, basketball or volleyball games!
  • Visit the Australian Museum to see Australia’s living treasures from kangaroos to spiders. This museum will give you plenty of information about wildlife and Sydney Olympic Park features many walking trails that are perfect if you’re looking for some exercise after exploring these exhibits.
  • Eastwood is also known for its incredible array of dining and entertainment options.
  • Visit the Sydney Showground to see a concert, exhibits or take part in an event!
  • Sydney Golf Course which was designed by former champion golfer Harry Colt in 1894 – some say it’s one of the best courses outside London or New York City.