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4 Things Every Thrill Seeker Must Do in Sydney

  • Written by Liana Gardy

Whether it is an adrenaline packed adventure you are looking for or a family fun day out, whatever you are seeking, there is plenty of choice available for the thrill seeker. From the exhilaration of a giant water slide to soaring through the air with indoor skydiving, you are guaranteed to experience an adrenalin rush with these terrific adventure packed ideas within easy reach of PARKROYAL Parramatta.


1.  Wet'n'Wild 


Address: 427 Reservoir Road, Sydney

Phone Number: 13 33 86

Opening Hours: Season is September to April, weekends, school holiday, and selected weekdays.


Wet’n’Wild Sydney is ‘the’ place to be when the summer haze descends.  When you need to cool off or are looking for something a little adventurous, a 20 minute drive to Wet’n’Wild will fit the bill.  With 42 water slides and 3 pools, you will definitely find something that suits your style. The Wave Pool and Surf Deck can provide a challenge, along with the thrill of free fall in the Sky Coaster. The ease of access and array of activities make this an easy summer playground to escape the heat.

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2.  TreeTop Adventure Park


Address: Western Sydney Parklands, Elizabeth Drive, Abbotsbury

Phone Number: +61 2 8605 4300

Opening Hours:

Monday – Friday 10am-4pm

Saturday – Sunday 9am-4.30pm

(Closed Christmas Day)


If challenging yourself is what you are after, the TreeTop Adventure Park is perfect for you. A quick 30 minute drive enables you to explore the self-guided rope courses amongst the trees and see how much you can accomplish. Over 100 tunnels, nets, bridges and zip lines are waiting to be conquered. No special skills are required, just the desire to have a lot of fun! If you really want to try something special, give the Night Climbs a go. You won’t regret it.

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3.  IFly


Address: 123 Mulgoa Road Penrith, Sydney NSW 2750

Phone Number:1300 366 364

Opening Hours:

Monday – Friday 9am-10pm

Saturday – Sunday 7am-10pm


Wow, what an experience, this is so much fun. No parachute, no jumping out of planes, you simply lean forward inside the giant glass tunnel into a column of air and float effortlessly. The qualified instructors are patient and knowledgeable and make sure you have the best experience. For those not flying there is a glass viewing areas so they can enjoy the fun as well. This is perfect for the whole family and any age group and because it is indoors you can enjoy it in all weather conditions. Well worth the 30 minute drive.

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4.  Rosehill Gardens Racecourse


Address: James Ruse Drive, Rosehill

Phone Number: +61 2 9930 4070

Opening Hours: Every weekend


Home of the Golden Slipper, Rosehill Racecourse is one of the finest racecourses in the country. Put on your best and experience the thrill as your chosen horse thunders down the straight to claim victory. It’s easy to feel special surrounded by lush gardens with a glass of champagne in hand. An easy 8 minute drive, or 25 min walk, will have you entering the immaculate grounds, setting the perfect backdrop to a day of extravagance. Even if betting is not for you, the experience is one not to be missed.

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