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

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 features

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 there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 1,891 vacation rentals near Western Sydney. From 1,082 Houses to 571 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Western Sydney are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Sydney: 3,223 vacation rentals
  • Sydney: 2,118 vacation rentals
  • Bondi Beach: 287 vacation rentals
  • Leura: 574 vacation rentals
  • Manly: 1,361 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Western Sydney! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Western Sydney?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Western Sydney:

  • Sydney: 3,223 rentals
  • Bondi Beach: 287 rentals
  • Leura: 574 rentals
  • Manly: 1,361 rentals
  • Katoomba: 571 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Western Sydney?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Western Sydney are:

  • Sydney Airport (SYD): 3,533 vacation rentals
  • Sydney International Airport (SYD): 3,439 vacation rentals
  • Sydney, NSW (RSE-Rose Bay Seaplane Base): 3,840 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Western Sydney?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Western Sydney. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Australia Square: 3,824 rentals
  • Darling Harbour: 1,476 rentals
  • Sydney Auburn Station: 3,602 rentals
  • Central Park: 3,702 rentals
  • Sydney Opera House: 3,905 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.

Explore destinations around Western Sydney

Sydney
3,223 vacation rentals
Bondi Beach
287 vacation rentals
Leura
574 vacation rentals
Manly
1,361 vacation rentals
Katoomba
571 vacation rentals
Coogee
2,903 vacation rentals
Palm Beach
1,176 vacation rentals
Avoca Beach
1,257 vacation rentals
Cronulla
322 vacation rentals
Mosman
3,249 vacation rentals
Sydney Olympic Park
2,077 vacation rentals
The Rocks
3,212 vacation rentals
Blackheath
603 vacation rentals
Avalon Beach
1,038 vacation rentals
Central Coast
2,153 vacation rentals
Surry Hills
3,160 vacation rentals
Darlinghurst
3,165 vacation rentals
Terrigal
1,285 vacation rentals
Parramatta
2,157 vacation rentals
Wentworth Falls
562 vacation rentals