Hidden gems

Discover some lesser-known places across the Greater Sydney Parklands estate – from secluded sanctuaries and stunning vistas to cultural sites, bushwalks and more. We have some real hidden gems that will delight young and old alike.

Woman sitting on rocks beside lake in park
Sandy foreshore of the Parramatta River at Callan Park

Callan Park

Callan Park's hidden gems include beautiful picnic areas and historic buildings through to Aboriginal heritage sites and artworks.
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Stairs in Centennial Park

Centennial Parklands

From 360-degree views of the Sydney city skyline through to peaceful gardens and children’s playgrounds. There are so many hidden gems to discover in Centennial Parklands.
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People riding bikes in park with statue in foreground

Parramatta Park

As one of the oldest settled areas of NSW, Parramatta can tell us much about Australia’s ancient Aboriginal history and colonial past.
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Signage at entrance to Western Sydney Parklands

Western Sydney Parklands

There are hidden gems waiting to be discovered at Western Sydney Parklands including panoramic views, amazing playgrounds, and relaxing picnic spots.
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People walking thru parklands

Fernhill Estate walking trail

Uncover Fernhill Estate's hidden gems on a free self-guided walking trail.
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