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Published August 16th 2012
Walk, run, roller skate, scooter, cycle or ride a horse
Sydney's spectacular Centennial Park is located in the heart of Eastern Suburbs and has something for everyone. Whether you like to run, ride your bike or horse, scooter or roller skate, you will enjoy the stunning landscaped gardens as you move through the park.
For those wishing to spend a day relaxing, bring a picnic and settle under one of the large shady trees or cook some sausages on a BBQ for a quick easy lunch.
On the weekend Centennial Parklands Mobile Food Van is offers a range of food and drinks such as coffee, tea, sandwiches, pies, sausage rolls and hot dogs. You will find the Mobile Food Van adjacent to the Shelter Pavilion, Duck Pond on Parkes Drive
For children, there are plenty of green open spaces to fly a kite or run around and play ball as well as 3 playgrounds
Restaurant Playground, located near Centennial Parklands Restaurant, The playground is suitable for children aged 0 5 and includes interactive sound features, with modern play equipment, giant guiros, a water feature, 'hug-me' poles and turtle sculptures. It is ideally located near to takeaway coffee and food facilities.
Paddington Gates Playground (located adjacent to Paddington Gates). The playground has a shady area with a BBQ, toilet and carpark and also features an accessible swing that can be used by children with special needs, such as wheelchairs.
Learners Cycleway Playground is located within the Learners Cycleway near the southern edge of Centennial Park and features an adjacent barbecue area, toilets and large trees. It also has a cycleway ideal for young children learning to ride.
Some of the most popular places to visit in Centennial Park are its stunning formal gardens, ponds and grasslands, which change with every season. These include: Column Garden
Fly Casting Pond
Model Yacht Pond
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