14 Best Things To Do In Chatswood, Australia

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What are the best things you can do when you are in Chatswood? Well, let this article guide you and give you a rounded list of the things you can do, places you can visit, where you can eat and so much more.

1. Echo Point Park

3Sisters from Echo Point
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This historical and cultural place is found in Middle Harbor and boasts a scenic water view. At its waterfront, there is obviously a beach, leading to mangroves and Aboriginal heritage sites. It is also a family friendly area as it has a playground. Check the park out, online, for a list of fun activities for kids and adults.

Echo Point Park also boasts historical and cultural significance as it is houses seven Aboriginal sites, the old remains of the Roseville baths and Roseville Bridge, as well as Middle Harbor’s first farm and it gives you an opportunity to visit the terraced gardens, built in the 1930s.

Echo Point Park

Website: Echo Point Park

2. Cyclery Northside

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Posted by Cyclery Northside on Wednesday, 22 March 2017

A sight of its own, this place is a cycling mecca for all cycling fanatics. This place is made both for the pro-cycler who needs advice on how to streamline their bike for a competitive edge or for the parent, looking for the bike that will have their kid squealing with glee. They have it all!

Cyclery Northside

Website: Cyclery Northside

3. Precision Golf Sydney

Ok, so maybe you have always dreamed of teeing off at one of the luscious golf courses in Australia, but you have not yet mastered the art of the game, so what is the next best thing to do? Well, Precision Golf Sydney allows you to have all the experience of a world-class course, in an enclosed 3D setting. Technically advanced, this setting gives you golf lessons, club fitting and an opportunity to enjoy sessions of virtual golfing all in the studio.

In a nutshell, they provide the following services:

• Golf lessons in a high-tech, 3D setting • Club fitting • Club repair • Golf merchandise

Precision Golf Sydney

Website: Precision Golf Sydney

4. Snorkel with Apnea Australia

Posted by Apnea Australia on Sunday, 5 March 2017

This establishment is for you if you love snorkeling or want to learn how. Founded by the best of the best in snorkeling, Erez Beatus, a world freediving record holder and a world renowned Apnea instructor, you definitely are in the best of hands.

They offer great and detailed lessons in freediving while maintaining the fun, after which they will help you find a local group to join for when your training ends - quality is guaranteed.

Apnea Australia

Website: Apnea Australia

5. Strike Bowling Bar

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What better way to have a great time than with friends, drinks and a night of competitive bowling! Not only bowling, if you want to enjoy some karaoke, escape rooms or laser tag, this place has it all, for you. Strike Bowling Bar is a full entertainment package as it also has a cocktail bar and an outside terrace, to catch the breeze.

Strike Bowling Bar

Website: Strike Bowling Bar

6. Chastwood Monkey Bar

Catch up with friends over a drink, have a drink after work or better yet, book a function at this bar. Either way, fun is guaranteed.

Chastwood Monkey Bar

Website: Chastwood Monkey Bar

7. The Concourse

The Concourse Chatswood
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This is the cultural center of Chatswood, where soul-filling art performances take place in one of their many spaces available. The center boasts seven spaces which include a theater, concert hall, rehearsal center, art space, multi-purpose function space, conference facility and a venue for hire.

It also has a library - Chatswood Library - that offers much more than books but also acts as a resource center, with reference material and entertainment.

If you, unfortunately, miss out on tickets for your favorite show in the center, they have an outdoor Urban Screen which will broadcast it along with other media like digital art, news, sports and national events. It also acts as an open-air cinema. You will find a restaurant, café and shops in the center too.

The Concourse

Website: The Concourse

8. Workshop Art Center

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The Workshop Art Center was started with the goal to encourage people to appreciate the visual and creative arts. This space acts as an education center for the arts. They specialize in all forms of art, including photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, printmaking, sculpting, jewelry making, children’s art and writing.

Workshop Art Center

Website: Workshop Art Center

9. Terrazza Italian Restaurant

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Found on the Concourse’s terrace, this Italian restaurant serves up great food including mouthwatering pizzas, pasta that is to die for and oh-so-delectable desserts, including the Nutella Pizza, adorned with fresh strawberries and crushed nuts.

This is a full meeting of the arts in all senses, as you get to enjoy wonderful entertainment in the Concourse and enjoy warm Italian hospitality and food.

Terrazza Italian Restaurant

Website: Terrazza Italian Restaurant

10. ChimiChuri Cafe

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Posted by CHIMICHURI on Wednesday, 21 September 2016

This café brings the feel of Argentina to Chatswood, as you enjoy a nice coffee, you are surrounded by a large mural of Salvador Dali. Come and enjoy great hospitality, good coffee and the scrumptious foods on offer.

ChimiChuri Cafe

Facebook: ChimiChuri Cafe

11. Chicken and Sons

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Posted by Chicken&Sons Chatswood on Monday, 13 February 2017

This family-friendly restaurant offers great Aussie chicken shop inspired foods, cooked with fresh ingredients that are in season, prepared by world-class experienced chefs and served with love and warmth.

Chicken and Sons

Website: Chicken and Sons

12. Chatswood Chase

(1)Chatswood Chase
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This shopping center opened its doors in 1983 and has over 200 shops that will give you the best modern shopping experience there is.

Chatswood Chase

Website: Chatswood Chase

13. Westfield Shopping Mall

Chatswood, New South Wales-Shops
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Found in the suburbs of Chatswood, Westfield Shopping Mall has among other shops, stores like Aldi, Target, JB Hi-Fi, Rebel Sport and Myer. If you do not feel like shopping, you can go and relax by watching a movie or two at the HOYTS cinema complex.

Westfield Shopping Mall

Website: Westfield Shopping Mall

14. The Avenue

Not much in common with a rowdy night bar, the Avenue is where you go when you are looking to have a relaxing, end of day, bottle of wine with a friend or significant other while chatting over a cheese plate.

Set up in a very modern high-rise building, there is no one particular ‘thing’ about the Avenue, just that you are guaranteed good food and drinks as you unwind from your day.

465 The Avenue

Website: 465 The Avenue

Come experience Chatswood

All I can say is that you will have it all when you visit Chatswood. If you are a foodie, then there are restaurants and cafés for you to sample. If you are into cultural experiences, then the Concourse is the place for you. For some adventure, go and snorkel and dive with the fish with the help of Apnea Australia.

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