Discover South West Sydney: Your Ultimate Day Trip Guide!
Welcome to the vibrant and dynamic South West Sydney, where adventure and fun await!
Welcome to the vibrant and dynamic South West Sydney, where adventure and fun await! With no shortage of things to see and do, our region is packed with diverse attractions, from mouth-watering food to exhilarating outdoor activities and laid-back entertainment.
We've got an action-packed day itinerary planned for you, featuring one of the best activities and sights in the area. So whether you're a local or just visiting, it’s time to grab your squad, pack your day bags, and hit the road for an epic day of exploration and non-stop excitement!
Morning: Breakfast at Eat Street, Ed.Square
Start your day off right at Ed.Square Town Centres’ popular Eat Street where you'll indulge in some delicious breakfast bites and coffee that will give you the perfect kick to fuel your adventure. If you're in the mood for something different, head straight to Mad Manoush Bakery for their Lebanese breakfast. With tasty toppings like egg, cheese, sujuk and tomato (must try!), you will definitely satisfy your morning cravings.
For a leisurely breakfast, check out one of the sit-down cafes along Ed’s buzzing Eat Street. Daily Bean is a great spot for a cosy coffee and breakfast that hits the spot – we recommend trying the Romano Shakshuka with baked eggs and chorizo. For those with a big appetite, make your way to Degani for their impressive Breakfast Stack or indulge in their Biscoff Waffles, ‘yes please!’
Looking for a coffee spot that hits all the right notes? Blueprint Cafe’s menu offers an exciting mix of flavours, from classic house-made waffles to flavourful Indonesian dishes like Rendang fried rice with spiced fried chicken. But it's not just about the food - the atmosphere at Blueprint is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy a great cup of coffee. Find them opposite the Edmondson Park Train Station.
For a breakfast on the go, swing by Elijah's Artisan Bakehouse and grab a croissant or pastry, or go for a fresh artisan sourdough loaf to enjoy later. And let's not forget about the Banh Mi! This Vietnamese sandwich is truly in a league of its own. Elijah’s takes it to the next level with a crisp baguette and tantalising fillings from the classic to crackling roast pork and honey soy chicken. What are you waiting for? Join the Banh Mi fan club.
No matter what you choose, you'll be ready for your day of adventure ahead!
Mid-morning: Grab Your Essentials for a Picnic Outing
After breakfast, grab some scrumptious picnic bites and all your essentials. Ed’s town centre offers plenty of fresh food and take away options to make your picnic the best ever.
Sushi On Fire is the go-to for bite-sized sushi and bento. Searching for some chicken for your sandwiches or salad? Naji's is your place - order your chook fresh from the charcoal grill. And for the Asian food lovers out there, Baby Bao's bao buns and dumplings are a tasty and no-fuss addition to the picnic basket.
Meat lovers can sink their teeth into NAK meats' BBQ packs - perfect for grilling up a storm. And for those who like to keep it fresh and healthy, Ambey's Big Apple has seasonal fruit that's just waiting to be turned into a delicious fruit salad or platter. They also have the shelves stocked with picnic-friendly snacks perfect for loading up on crackers, chips, dips, and of course, your H20 supply! For something with a Mediterranean touch, Pollas Groceries have an impressive selection of marinated olives and other gourmet anit-pasti style delights.
Now that you're fully fuelled, it's time to hit up the great outdoors!
Afternoon: Adventure at Wylde MTB & BMX Trails
Rev up your outdoor adventure at the Wylde MTB & BMX Trails! As Australia's largest combined mountain biking and BMX hub and home to the largest pump track in the Southern Hemisphere, this is a must-visit for anyone looking for an adrenaline-packed activity in South West Sydney.
Conveniently located just a 20-minute drive from Ed.Square in the Cumberland plain bushlands, this picturesque park features more than 15km of purpose-built mountain bike trails and a BMX racetrack with a variety of activities for all ages. The park also boasts all the facilities you need to relax and enjoy your day, with shaded picnic areas, BBQ’s, drinking water stations and toilets available. Open seven days a week from sunrise to sunset, there is plenty of time to explore and make the most of your day.
What are you waiting for? Get those bikes ready, it’s time to hit the tracks!
Location: 413 Cowpasture Rd, Cecil Park, NSW 2178.
Late Afternoon/Evening: Unwind at Ed.Square Town Centre
After an exhilarating time at the trails, it's time to relax and unwind at Ed Square. Treat yourself to some ice-cream and delicious desserts at Royal Copenhagen. And if you're in the mood to really kick-back, check out Subset27 for a unique list of signature cocktails and the classics, along with a selection of beers on tap, wines and bar food.
Hold on to your popcorn, because the fun isn't over yet! After refueling, head on up to Event Cinemas on Level 1 - just follow the rainbow stairs! A movie is the perfect way to wrap up your day of adventure, and with a wide range of movies showing daily, there's something for everyone. Don't miss out on the upcoming release of Creed 3 where Michael B. Jordan and Jonathan Majors go head-to-head. At Event Cinemas from March 2.
Conveniently located and easily accessible, Ed. Square is the ultimate destination for a fun-filled day out. So go ahead, plan your itinerary, and make sure to bring your sense of adventure with you. It's time to make unforgettable memories and experience the best that South West Sydney has to offer!