Blacktown is one of the largest suburbs of Sydney and can be found 34kms from the city’s central business district. In fact, is home to around 45,000 people and is largest enough to have small suburbs of its own. People who want to be located conveniently close to Sydney without having to pay through the nose for property will find that the real estate market in Blacktown offers plenty of affordable options, while it is possible to commute to the big city in less than an hour.
Blacktown is famous for its multicultural nature and a large number of ethnic communities can be found here. These communities make their presents felt in the wide range of different types of restaurants that are scattered throughout Blacktown as well as the various types of cultural events that are held here throughout the year.
The town’s central business district is known as Westpoint and is home to a large shopping center as well as plenty of restaurants, bars and other amenities. The central business district also boasts a number of impressive landmarks including Blacktown Courthouse, Blacktown Hospital, the Max Webber Library and the Blacktown Workers Club.
Animal lovers who have recently moved to Blacktown will want to spend time exploring the Featherdale Wildlife Park. This interactive wildlife attraction allows visitors to get close and personal with a number of cute and cuddly creatures including koalas and kangaroos, while the Featherdale Wildlife Park also endeavours to help preserve several specials of rare or endangered animals.
Blacktown is famous for its motorsports connections and people who feel the need for speed will be able to have fun at the Sydney Stunt Driving Experience. The Eastern Creek International Karting Raceway also offers visitors the chance to put the pedal to the metal and really let off some steam.