The Western Suburbs of Greater Sydney is like a vast playground. There is so much to see and so much to enjoy out west that it would be almost crazy to limit yourself to what’s on offer in the CBD or along the city’s famous coastline.
While it would take a book to list everything you should do and see out west, this article will be highlighting just a select few things you must try in Sydney’s Western Suburbs.
#1 – Come Face To Face With Fisher’s Ghost
That’s right, this is a guided driving ghost tour that takes place in Campbelltown, right in the heart of the Western Suburbs. Way back in 1826, Frederick Fisher left his Campbelltown home in the evening and never returned. His ghost has since been sighted often and has become steeped in legend and folklore. The ghost even pointed out where Fisher’s body was located.
On the Fisher’s Ghost Tour, you’ll travel through Campbelltown and see some iconic historical buildings while listening to the story of Fisher’s Ghost. It’s all just a bit of fun and you never know, you just might get to see Fisher’s Ghost somewhere along the way.
#2 – Have You Ever Tried Indoor Skydiving?
In the modern world, there’s actually no need to go to the expense of hiring a plane and skydiving equipment to experience the thrill of free falling. While indoor skydiving is not exactly like the real thing, it’s close to it and without the danger.
iFLY Downunder is an indoor skydiving facility located in Penrith. People of just about any age can give it a try. Powerful jets of air propel you up into the air, giving you the sensation of flying. You’ll feel like a superhero aloft on this cushion of air.
It’s definitely worth checking out if you’ve always wanted to know what it feels like to skydive.
#3 – The Bar and Grill In Silverwater
The Bar and Grill is a Silverwater Resort restaurant and rated as one of the best restaurants in Waterview. If you’re searching for restaurants that provide delicious food in Waterview, the Bar and Grill is hard to beat.
All of your classic Aussie favourites are on offer, such as the wagyu beef burger, char grilled steak to your liking, grilled herb salmon, entrees, salads, pasta dishes and more. There is even a menu for the kids.
The great thing about heading to a bar and grill restaurant for lunch or dinner, is you can enjoy your favourite alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages before, during and after your meal.
#4 – Learn the Flying Trapeze With Circus Arts Sydney
Have you ever dreamed of being part of the circus when you were young? Well, at Sydney Olympic Park, you can learn the flying trapeze with lessons from the experts. It’s fitness, skill and fun for all members of the family and makes for a unique day out. It’s even a cool idea for celebrating a kid’s birthday party.
You’re tethered the entire time and there are also safety nets as a backup in case you fall. The lessons are perfectly safe, will have your adrenaline pumping and are loads of fun.
Be sure to have someone video your lesson so you have a keepsake.
#5 – What About a Ninja Warrior Course?
Celebrate your next birthday or special occasion at the Flip Out Smeaton Grange Ninja Warrior Course. Test your fitness and your skills as you navigate the course against an opponent. It’s perfectly safe and offers fantastic fun and a sense of achievement.
If you don’t fancy the Ninja Warrior Course, there are trampolines, a foam pit, tumble mats, Ninja classes, a cafe to chillax and more.
#6 – Cool Off During Summer With Ice Skating
The Penrith Ice Palace is the perfect venue to be on a hot day. Whether you can ice skate or not doesn’t really matter. It’s fun, it’s cool and it’s a fantastic way to spend some time with the family or a group of friends.
The ice rink is the size of an Olympic rink, so there’s plenty of room to move in this quality facility. You can even take part in ice skating lessons.
There’s simply so much to do in Sydney’s Western Suburbs.