Many of Sydney’s attractions are close to Ryde, so it is a convenient place to base yourself. Among the most popular attractions here are the fascinating Macquarie Shopping Centre and the incredible Lane Cove National Park. Two other worthy points of interest nearby Ryde are Bicentennial Park and the Sydney International Aquatic Centre.
Sydney is known throughout the world as home to the legendary the Sydney Opera House. It is just less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the heart of town.
To get active in nature, tee off at the Chatswood Golf Club in Chatswood.
Sports fans can cheer on the Parramatta Eels rugby league team in winter and the Western Sydney Wanderers soccer team in summer at the iconic Parramatta Stadium, Parramatta, the city’s sporting heart and soul. After enjoying the game, follow the stream of local sports fans to the nearby pubs and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
After a day exploring the streets of Ryde, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Stamford Grand North Ryde, Macquarie Park, the Courtyard by Marriott Sydney-North Ryde, Macquarie Park, and the Travelodge Macquarie North Ryde Hotel, Macquarie Park.