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Free Family Fun in Sydney’s Biggest Backyard

Looking for FREE things to do in western Sydney? There’s plenty of free ways to explore, get active and back to nature in Western Sydney Parklands.


  • Let your kids burn some energy at one of our playgrounds at Bungarribee, Lizard Log or Plough & Harrow. Each playground is different and with nature play elements to flying foxes and water play, there's something for everyone.
  • Are your kids interested in drag racing? Head to Sydney Dragway's Free Junior Titles event on January 19. Kids can see junior dragsters up close plus enjoy rides, fireworks and face painting. It's a great way to introduce them to the sport.
  • Visit the parklands' Urban Farm stalls (located along Ferrers Road) to pick up some of Sydney’s freshest fruit and veg, then find the perfect spot for a picnic in the parklands.
  • A big morning of play calls for a barbecue lunch! Take your pick from one of the parklands' many electric or coal barbecue stations available for everyone to use, free of charge. Or head over to one of our many picnic shelters for a fun family get-together.
  • For the wild ones, an excursion to Wylde MTB & BMX is a must. As Australia’s largest combined mountain biking and BMX hub it really is one of the best free things to do in western Sydney.
  • Visit one of our many tracks and trails for a scenic walk. There are a range of walks that differ in length and difficulty, check out our digital map to find the perfect one for your family.


Affordable Fun in Sydney’s Biggest Backyard

  • Attend one of our Family Spotlight Prowls for only $20. Our Education Rangers will lead you through the beautiful Plough and Harrow in search of nocturnal wildlife.
  • Head to Treetops Adventure and receive 5% off family pass tickets AND 20% off your total booking when booking a ropes course and zipcoaster combination session. Discount is automatically applied to cart. 
  • Calmsley Hill City Farm are offering 15% off day passes when you buy online with the code 'Play2023'. Discount does not apply to annual passes or gift vouchers.
  • Splash into Raging Waters Sydney with $25 off day passes with the code 'comeplaydp' and $10 off season passes with the code 'comeplaysp'. Offer only valid online until April 2024.
  • Get up close with the animals at NEW Sydney Zoo. Any tickets booked between December 25 and January 7 will receive free Ferris wheel rides, a free icy treat, access to an animal selfie zone and Summer water fun as well.


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