Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to the Park?

One of the legacies of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games are world class transport facilities which support visitors, workers, venues and events on site.

Above are links to specific transport details for accessing and enjoying Sydney Olympic Park. It includes timetables, fares, directions, maps and information regarding transport services and facilities at Sydney Olympic Park.

For more information regarding major event transport information visit www.transportnsw.info.

I'm a cyclist, but am I allowed to ride around?

Getting to Sydney Olympic Park by bike is easy via the Sydney Regional Cycleways network. If you want to bring your own bike by car there is ample parking available and bikes are permitted on trains and ferries so you can enjoy cycling the Park and take the relaxing way to get home.

From Ryde, Meadowbank and Rhodes - Join the shared pathway near Meadowbank Station (Railway Road); cross the Parramatta River via the old railway bridge to Rhodes; turn left on to Blaxland Road and under railway line to Walker Street; follow railway line past Rhodes Station to Homebush Bay Drive underpass; turn right into Oulton Avenue; join shared pathway into Bicentennial Park.

From Rydalmere - Cross Silverwater Road Bridge; at intersection turn left into Wilson Park; onto shared pathway and follow along Parramatta river; past Newington Armory and on to Woo-la-ra and Hill road.

From Botany Bay, Tempe, Cooks River and North Strathfield - From Parramatta Road; turn into Hillcrest Street; turn left into Park Road; cross M4 Motorway via shared pedestrian bridge; turn right into Pomeroy Street; cross Underwood Road; join shared pathway on Pomeroy Street; turn left onto shared pathway before stormwater channel; follow shared pathway through Mason Park to Homebush Bay Drive underpass; enter Bicentennial Park.

From Auburn and Lidcombe - From Adderley Street East join shared pathway; follow shared pathway under M4 Motorway and enter Sydney Olympic Park near Newington.

From Silverwater - From Silverwater Road head east along Beaconsfield Road East to Wetherill Street; turn right and follow to end of street; join shared pathway and enter Sydney Olympic Park near Newington.

Where can I buy discounted movie tickets or Wish Cards?

Members of Lifestyle are able to purchase discounted movie tickets between 11am and 2.30pm from Monday to Friday at the Lifestyle Office, Level 1, 8 Australia Avenue, Sydney Olympic Park.

I have booked a tour and it is raining. Who can I check with to see if the tour is still on?

Many activities at Sydney Olympic Park proceed in the rain (please wear appropriate clothing).

If your tour is cancelled, you will be contacted by the company who confirmed your booking or alternatively check the website.

Where can we eat at the Park?

There are over 30 places to eat at Sydney Olympic Park, information can be found at the Stay, Eat & Shop page.

Where can I hire a bike from?

Bike hire is at:

Bicentennial Park (next to Lilies on the Park Cafe) every day:
Summer: 8.30am - 5.30pm (last hire 4.30pm)
Winter: 8.30am - 5pm (last hire 4pm)

Blaxland Riverside Park (at the gateway to Newington Armory) weekends and public holidays:
Summer: 8.30am - 5.30pm (last hire 4.30pm)
Winter: 8.30am - 5pm (last hire 4pm)

Who can I contact about lost property?

After looking around the area you were in and asking at close by restaurants without success.

Please contact Sydney Olympic Park Rangers on 9714 7700 or email enquiries@sydneyolympicpark.com.au

Is the DFO at Homebush walking distance from Olympic Park station?

DFO at Homebush is 1,000 metres (approximately a 10 minute walk) from Olympic Park station.

What accommodation is available at Sydney Olympic Park?

Sydney Olympic Park offers a variety of styles from budget to luxurious accommodation:

  • Pullman Hotel (5 star)
  • Novotel (4.5 star)
  • Quest Apartments (4.5 star)
  • Hotel ibis (3.5 star)
  • ibis budget (2 star)
  • The Lodge (group dormitory style)

Where can I get a copy of the free Clue Trail, Crack the Code or Amazing Chase activities?

We have lots of free self-guided activities around the Park which are available on the website for you to download.

What time should I get to Blaxland Riverside Park to get a parking space?

Blaxland Riverside Park is a very exciting and fun park for all ages and parking often fills early.

Plan to arrive early or alternatively park in P5 car park and ride your bike along Louise Sauvage Pathway to the River Walk.

I want to play lunchtime sport, who do I contact?

Contact Lifestyle to find out about the fantastic range of lunchtime sports and other exclusive activities at Sydney Olympic Park.

I want to hand out flyers at an event, who do I need to contact?

Please contact the Manager, Precinct Coordination for further information.

Can I feed the birds?

We ask you not to feed birds and animals as this can encourage some species to become pests through changes in their behaviour.

Feeding by visitors is not healthy for wild animals; it alters their diet and prevents them from performing their natural role in the environment.

We thank you for your help.

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