Things to do near Wolli Creek

Your ultimate guide to the Wolli Creek area just 1 km from Sydney Airport.

Stay up to date with the current activities and attractions taking place near Novotel Sydney International Airport. Located just 15 minutes away from the CBD and just 1 km from Sydney Airport, experience the best of both words.

  • AllSafe



    These standards have been developed with and vetted by Bureau Veritas, a world lead testing inspections and certification. Novotel Sydney International Airport has applied these standards to achieve the new ALLSAFE label.


    Australians are taking the necessary steps to keeping our country safe and we are too. Frequent hand washing should be second nature to all who visit the hotel. Guests and staff are also provided with individual sanitiser, wipes and masks upon request. Additional hand sanitiser is also distributed throughout the hotel, supplied in key public areas such as the front desk and The Marke Kitchen.


    From July, all guests will be provided with access to medical professionals, tele-medical support and a guest hotline for your peace of mind before, during, and after your stay. We focus on comprehensive staff health checks, with meticulous employee safety and hygiene training.


    Physical distancing of 4 square metres is advised in all public areas. Our The Marke Kitchen is open 7 days a week and taking bookings that comply with government regulations and practice physicaldistancing through specially engineered floor plans, limited bookings, and set seatings. 


    Our food and beverage teams have reinforced safety across restaurant and room service protocols. New precautionary measures across every aspect of food preparation, plating and service are taken very seriously. This includes staff hygiene through the use of sanitiser, masks and gloves, frequent disinfection of all surfaces, and a carefully devised socially distanced floor plan for limited bookings. 

    Breakfast – We are no longer able to offer buffet breakfast. However we will be offering an A la carte menu from 6.00am to 11.00am at The Marke Kitchen or In-room dining option.

    In Room Dining – Our team are committed to the highest level of sanitisation and ensuring your meal is delivered in the safest possible way. Contactless delivery will be available upon request. In Room Dining menu is available 24/7.


    The safety measures we are following, mean that some of our services and amenities may differ from what is listed online or be currently operating in a limited capacity. Please call us on (02) 9518 2000 or email us with any questions or to receive the most up-to-date details.

  • What's On Sydney?

    Sydney is such a vibrant city which has something for everyone, from culture buffs to shopaholics.

    We’ve done the hard work for you and handpicked the best bits of Sydney, no matter what you’re looking for.

    If you're staying at Novotel Sydney International Airport, we're just a short 10km from Sydney Central. Head to the closest train station at Wolli Creek just a short 7 minutes walk away and pop into the city in just 10 minutes on the train without the hefty prices of airport stations. 

    Visit the What's On Sydney Website to find out more.

  • Happy Hour at Novotel's The Marke Bar

    Enjoy a selected menu of drinks for $7 at The Marke Bar. Pop in after work to unwind with a red wine or celebrate on the weekend with some sparkling. 

    Experience a fun filled night at The Marke Bar and enjoy a large selection of wines and cocktails. Our bar menu features small plates, charcuterie, cheese, desserts and sides for you to enjoy whilst relaxing with friends. You could check our full menu too.

  • Explore Wolli Creek | Sydney's Densest Neighborhood

    By foot, there are an array of things to do in the neighbourhood of Novotel Sydney International Airport. Just across the road, there's a lovely walking track at Cahill Park and a playground suitable for kids. Witness the sparkling Cooks River overlooking the airport as you walk in the direction of Wolli Creek. Further along the road at Brodie Sparks Drive, head to the supermarkets and local eateries and and little stores to take a browse or stock up on essentials.

    Wolli Creek is one of Sydney's densest residential areas and is vibrant and active. There is a social atmosphere with higher buildings offering uninterrupted views to Botany Bay. Experience Sydney's residential neighbourhood without the hustle and bustle of the CBD. 

    Location: Cooks River at Cahill Park and Brodie Sparks Drive.

  • Cahill Park | Parkland opposite the Hotel with Playground

    If you have a few hours before or after a flight, a stop across the street from Novotel Sydney International Airport is exactly what you need. With a plan for even better facilities coming soon, there's definitely something very special about Cooks River in Cahill Park overlooking to the airport. Think sparkling light blue green water that shimmers and changes according to the time of day. Sit on the grass for a picnic or grab a book and sit on one of the benches for some down time during your travels. 

    Location: visible as you exit the hotel

  • Wolli Creek Regional Park

    We're lucky to be located near so many natural sights and parklands. If you've had a long day stuck on flights, maybe a short bushwalk is exactly what you need. Look out for the amazing birdlife and enjoy serenity so close to the city. 

    To find a map, please head to this website and ensure you familiarise yourself with the trail and see photos of the walk. 

    Please note that we are located close to the walk but it may still be outside walking distance.

  • Marrickville Organic Food Markets

    Every Sunday, the Marrickville communty centre located on Addison road hosts a food stall, second hand clothing stall and homemade goods. There's a great vibe with little homemade candles, authentic wooden chopping boards, kitchen accessories, succulents and jewellery which would make the perfect gift. 

    Marickville is just a short distance from Novotel Sydney International Airport at Wolli Creek. Head to the closest station Wolli Creek just 7 minutes away and pop on a train. You'll be there in no time! 

    Location: Marrickville, 142 Addison Road, Addison Road Centre, Marrickville, 2204, Sunday, 9 am to 3 pm 

    Find out more here.

  • Girrahween Picnic Area

    Enjoy a barbecue under the sun at Girrahween picnic area just a short distance from Wolli Creek where Novotel Sydney International Airport is located. If you're looking for an escape away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this is your ideal trip. 

    For more information, head to the national park website to find out more and see images of the parklands. 

    Please note the location is close to Wolli Creek and Mercure Sydney International Airport however there is still a short distance and guests should plan how they plan to arrive at the parkland.

  • Carriageworks Farmer Market

    One of the reasons we love being located in Wolli Creek is that we're close by to all of the trendiest inner suburb buzz. Jump on the train at Wolli Creek on the T4 line and you'll find yourself in Redfern, close by to the Carriagworks Farmers Market that occurs every Saturday morning. 

    Just 9 minutes away by train, the Farmers Market is an award-winning authentic market held in the heart of Redfern in Sydney.

    This renowned market features seasonal produce including organic and bio-dynamic foods from farmers and artisan producers from across New South Wales.

    Come join in the community spirit as this bustling market embraces all food lovers with produce picked, packed, and made that week especially for the Carriagework Farmers Market shopper.

    Carriageworks Farmers Market is an all weather marketplace.

    If you're still curious, learn more about what's on offer here.