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Sydney Olympic Games
3 Sisters, Blue Mountains, Australia.

Escape to
The City within a National Park

Blue Mountains Australia - Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

The Blue Mountains are a must-see for Sydney Olympic Games visitors, & a great accommodation alternative for those who prefer a national park to a city.

Most Olympic venues are situated near the Main Western Railway, which connects the Blue Mountains with Sydney.


Transport to the Games

Attractions

Regatta Centre
Whitewater Stadium
Located at the foot of the Blue Mountains. Shuttle buses will operate from Penrith Railway Station. Most Blue Mountains trains stop at Penrith.
Softball & Baseball Centres
Shuttle buses will operate from Doonside Railway Station. Change at Penrith from Mountains express train to suburban train.
Olympic Park
Shuttle trains will operate from Western Line.
Equestrian Centre, Shooting Centre, Mountain Bike Course
Shuttle buses will operate from Doonside Railway Station. Change at Penrith from Mountains express train to suburban train.
National Parks
  • 200 km of forest, less than 2 hrs by road or rail from Sydney.
  • 817,900 hectares, over 5,000 square miles, largely wilderness.

Fresh Air & Excercise

  • Hiking trails for beginners to experts
  • Climb sheer rock faces, abseil down cool canyons

Blue Mountains Tourist Gateway

Railways
  • Swift electric trains connect us with Sydney, passing near the Olympic Village & Stadium.
  • Take an online tour of the Blue Mountains.
  • Our railway is a major and historic engineering achievement.
  • Ride the world's steepest incline railway - a precipitous 52 degrees - & take a trip on a steam train.
Olympic Roads & Transport Authority
Olympic Roads & Transport Authority

 

 

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