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Centennial Park

  • Oxford St. at Centennial Ave. Map It
  • Centennial Park
  • Park/Playground

Updated 01/15/2014

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More than 500 acres of palm-lined avenues, groves of Moreton Bay figs, paperbark tree–fringed lakes, and cycling and horse-riding tracks make this a popular park and Sydney's favorite workout circuit. In the early 1800s the marshy land at the lower end provided Sydney with its fresh water. The park was proclaimed in 1888, the centenary of Australia's founding as a colony. The Centennial Park Café is often crowded on weekends, but a mobile canteen between the lakes in

the middle of the park serves snacks and espresso. Bikes and blades can be rented from the nearby Clovelly Road outlets, on the eastern side of the park. The Moonlight Cinema screens movies during the summer months.

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Sight Information

Address:

Oxford St. at Centennial Ave., Sydney, New South Wales, 2021, Australia

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Phone:

02-9339–6600

Sight Details:

  • Daily dawn–dusk

Updated 01/15/2014

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