Plane Spotting

Being right next to the airport, Rydges Sydney Airport hotel offers guests plenty of places to watch planes land and takeoff.

Our Deluxe accommodation rooms are all Airport facing and offer panoramic views over the Airport, Sydney CBD and Port Botany!

You really can’t get any closer to the Airport and all the action…


Plane spotting

Tips from our plane spotter friends have allowed us to put together a list of the best spots in the area to get a front-row seat to all the airport action.

For a map that includes these spots, click here.

Runway 16R Landing: The best time to go is 6-11 a.m.

Lady Robinson’s Beach: You can watch from the car park at this spot or from further in if you walk five minutes. Best time to go is around 1 p.m.

Barton Park Hill: Best time to go is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

End of Runway: Best time to go is anytime during the day except for early morning and late afternoon.

Tower Mound (Shep’s Mound): Best time to go is when the sun is at its brightest, so any time up until noon.