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There are many places to explore in Sydney, from your base at beachside Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach. Centennial Parklands is one of those ‘must-see’ Sydney experiences as the city’s largest Parklands, only a short drive from the hotel, and accessible by public transport. Covering 360 hectares, the Parklands is a beautiful sanctuary for everyone. It incorporates Centennial Park, Moore Park and Queens Park, and includes Moore Park Golf and Centennial Park Equestrian Centre.
About Centennial Parklands
What does it cost… free!
Getting around… explore the Parklands by foot, bicycle, or even horseback with tours available
Home to… over 15,000 trees, Australian wildlife, ponds with black swans and ducks, cafes and restaurants, playgrounds and the site of many a festival throughout the year.
Did you know… Centennial Park is home to the ‘ederation Pavilion monument, which signifies its significant past as the location of the Federation of Australia inauguration in 1901.
Horse Riding in the Park
Over the past two years, Centennial Park has spent over $1.5 million upgrading their Equestrian Centre facilities. It is one of the only global cities to have equestrian facilities in the middle of the city, and stables around 220 horses. There are five riding schools in the Parklands to master your skills on a group or individual lesson. Plus, weekly Pony Rides and school holidays programs for kids, and horse-riding tours year-round for all ages.
You can learn more about the Parklands on one of their free discovery walks. Download the History Walking Tour app or pick up a Heritage and Wildlife brochure from the Visitor Information Counter.
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