7 Fun Things To Do in the Hills District
The Hills District is fast becoming one of the most sought-after regions in Sydney. The different suburbs that are a part of this area have upscale neighbourhoods and offer a very high standard of living for young families looking for homes that are close to their workplace in the city. Connectivity to Sydney Central Business District is good and there are a number of shopping and entertainment options. Some of Sydney’s best schools are located here and what’s even better is that the area offers a lot in terms of recreation and entertainment. Here are a number of fun and interesting activities that you can do in the Hills District.
Things To Do in the Hills District
#1 Featherdale Wildlife Park
This is a place where you can get free all-day Koala Adventures. It’s situated on 7-acres of beautiful natural bush setting and is home to the largest collection of Australian native-animals in the world. You can get up close & personal with more than 330 different species of animals and the park houses more than 2,200 animals.
Here, you can hand-feed kangaroos, cuddle koalas and feed wallabies and emus at any time of the day. The 4 1/2 metre saltwater crocodile ‘Ngukhur’ is a major attraction and you can visit Tasmanian devils, Reptilian Pavilion, Farmyard Nursery, the Ghost Bat & Bilby Nocturnal Exhibit, and see, wombats as well as little penguins. The park also has a large number of birds and much more. There are picnic and BBQ facilities too.
#2 Fred Caterson Reserve
In a bushland setting in Castle Hill, The Fred Caterson Reserve has a range of recreational facilities and the tranquil settings of this beautiful place support a variety of endangered and rare species of fauna and flora. This park has Bushwalking tracks, Cycleway, BMX Tracks, Picnic facilities, a Remote control car track, a Children’s playground, Sporting fields as well as basketball and tennis courts.
#3 Butterfly Farm Indy 800 Kart Track
This is one of the most exciting tracks in Sydney for hire karting as well as for privately-owned karters. It’s the perfect low-cost weekend outing option for families. The track is 800 metres in length & 8 metres wide; it has a number of ‘S’ bends, straights, and the odd hairpin as well as some sweeping corners. It has a mix of complex corner & tight configurations with long straights at which the karts can hit maximum speeds. It is undoubtedly one of Sydney’s most demanding tracks.
#4 The Edge Adventure Sports
This centre is in Castle Hills and offers a range of adventure sports activities such as Abseiling, Climbing and High Ropes, canyoning, white water etc. This is the perfect place for families as well as for workshopping, team building and conferencing.
#5 Berowra Waters Marina
This privately-owned marina is located close to Hills District. It is tucked into Berowra Creek, is surrounded by the Muogamarra Nature Reserve and is a peaceful and secluded haven. It’s also situated for very easy boating access to a number of waterways in Sydney. Hawkesbury, Cowan Creek and Pittwater are all nearby.
#6 AMF Bowling Castle Hill
This place offers perfect entertainment and hours of fun for the entire family. It features glow-in-the-dark bowling, state-of-the-art sound systems, arcade games and amusements. It’s the perfect way to spend a day and provide a fun-filled bowling experience. This is an indoor centre, you can be sure that the weather won’t be able to spoil your fun.
#7 Castle Hill & Hills District Agricultural Society
This place has pavilions for Hire and an annual show is held each year just before the Royal Easter Show. This is one of the country’s largest & longest running agricultural shows and has a number of rides, showbags, displays, animals, competitions, fireworks & non-stop entertainment over 3 days. Each year in October and November, Spring & Twilight Horse Shows are run here.
The Perfect Place for Fun and Leisure Activities
In addition, the Hills District has a farmer’s gate and a number of children’s activities, entertainment as well as arts and shopping opportunities and more than 700 events are held each year. It’s definitely one place where there is no dearth of activities, fun, adventure or pure entertainment or relaxation.
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