Winter Sports World (WSW) is an exciting world class, $500+ million indoor snow resort planned for Western Sydney.

A uniquely Australian offering certain to become a Sydney landmark tourist and sporting attraction, WSW will make Western Sydney the undisputed Adventure Capital of Australia.

​Our vision is to bring accessible, affordable snow to Sydney in perfect weather 365 days a year. The WSW "snowcation" experience will dazzle your senses like the world’s best outdoor ski fields with myriad activities like skiing, snowboarding, snow play, ice climbing, restaurants & cafes, conference facilities and a 4-star, 170 room hotel.

Catering for people experiencing snow for the first time and beginner skiers or snowboarders; corporate, schools and tourist groups; to elite athlete training, Winter Sports World will attract every type of visitor.

​We’re proud that we’ll be delivering exceptional sustainability outcomes and meeting top green building benchmarks by applying best practice principles of Environmentally Sustainable Development and responding directly to the local environmental challenges of Penrith and Western Sydney.

Winter Sports World will delivers a range of sustainability outcomes: 

  • net-zero carbon ready 
  • resource efficient 
  • resilient and future climate ready 
  • socially sustainable 
  • health and wellbeing 
  • nature positive 
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Strategically located in Penrith at the foothills of the Blue Mountains, Winter Sports World is next to the M4 Freeway and 9km from Australia’s newest gateway, the Nancy Bird Walton Airport.

The State Significant Development Application was formally approved by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment in January 2024.

WSW is expected to generate approximately 1368 jobs and economic injection of $360m during construction and 1356 new ongoing jobs with around 1.35 million visitors and an economic injection of $222 million each year into the Western Sydney economy.

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WSW acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Penrith area, the Darug Nation, and pay our respects to their cultural heritage beliefs and continuing relationship with the land. We would also like to acknowledge the post contact experiences of Aboriginal people who have an attachment to the Sydney area. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging, for they hold the memories, traditions, culture and hopes of Aboriginal people in the Penrith area. We extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.