Destination guide

Remote Greater Western Sydney will entice you

Experience the unique character of Greater Western Sydney with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city's kayaking, canoeing and rafting draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Greater Western Sydney

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Greater Western Sydney a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sydney Dragway (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Featherdale Wildlife Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Sydney (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Cables Wake Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Warwick Farm Racecourse (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Castle Hill Country Club (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Greater Western Sydney

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Greater Western Sydney is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Western Sydney Parklands (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Blacktown International Sportspark (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Blacktown International Sportspark (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Nurragingy Reserve (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Great River Walk (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Trench Reserve (8 mi / 12.8 km)

How to get to and around Greater Western Sydney

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 23.3 mi (37.5 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Sydney St Marys Station, Sydney Mount Druitt Station and Sydney Werrington Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Greater Western Sydney by jumping on the metro at Bella Vista Station, Showground Station or Castle Hill Station.

Where to stay around Western Sydney?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,973 holiday lettings near Western Sydney. From 1,124 Houses to 621 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Western Sydney area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Western Sydney?

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

  • Katoomba: 573 holiday homes
  • Sydney: 3,412 holiday homes
  • Duffys Forest: 1,094 holiday homes
  • Coogee: 3,094 holiday homes
  • North Curl Curl: 2,740 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Western Sydney! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Western Sydney?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Western Sydney with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Katoomba: 573 holiday lettings
  • Sydney: 3,412 holiday lettings
  • Duffys Forest: 1,094 holiday lettings
  • Coogee: 3,094 holiday lettings
  • North Curl Curl: 2,740 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Western Sydney?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Western Sydney are:

  • Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU): 3,239 self catering accommodations
  • Palm Beach, NSW (LBH-Palm Beach Seaplane Base): 2,667 self catering accommodations
  • Sydney Airport (SYD): 3,507 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Western Sydney?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Western Sydney. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sydney Hurlstone Park Station: 3,819 holiday rentals
  • Hyde Park Barracks Museum: 4,119 holiday rentals
  • Curl Curl Beach: 4,602 holiday rentals
  • Sydney Campbelltown Station: 267 holiday rentals
  • Bondi Markets: 4,020 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Western Sydney 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 accommodations.

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