Easily accessible from Sydney's centre and located at the foothills of the breathtaking Blue Mountains, Penrith has plenty to offer its visitors. It has developed a reputation as an area specialising in exciting outdoor adventure activities, including white water rafting at the Sydney International Regatta Centre.
Penrith is blessed with a variety of natural beauty. From the awe-inspiring vantage point of The Rock Lookout, watch the Nepean River crawl through a bush-clad gorge that's been carved from sandstone over time. Gain an intimate experience of the inspiring Nepean Gorge by hiring a canoe or relaxing on the historic Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler.
The Blue Mountains National Park spreads to a hazy horizon and to the north, 700 hectares of lakes offer a vast recreation area. A great way to discover the region is to go on the Penrith Valley Heritage Drive, an informative self-guided tour of historic sites and houses.
Immerse yourself in a unique cultural adventure and try some bush tucker, learn to throw a boomerang and more - at Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural & Education Centre, which presents the story of the Darug people. Experience the thrill of a whitewater raft along the course of champions at Penrith Whitewater Stadium. Visit the Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest to view some of the many exhibitions as well as a stunning sculpture garden and heritage houses.
Be pampered at Hopewood Health Centre or relax at a local B&B. Visit Panthers World of Entertainment - the biggest Licensed club in Australia, with Aqua Golf, live entertainment, bars and restaurants. Discover the fascinating histroy of Penrith Valley on the Penrith Valley Heritage Drive, an informative self-drive tour of historic houses and locations.
Temperatures for Penrith Area
Penrith Area has moderate summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Penrith Area is approximately 28 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 17 °c.
Penrith Area has mild winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Penrith Area is approximately 16 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 6 °c.
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Featured Penrith Activities and Tours
The Nepean River Gorge Tour is a 2 hour river cruise with a difference; it's for 2 passengers only. This creates an intimate and personal tour of one of Australia's most beautiful natural formations. ...
Come and join us on a 1, 1.5 or 2 hour tour of the Lower Blue Mountains, departing from Penrith. Experience the trill of riding on the back of a Harley Motorcycle or Chopper Trike, as you take in the ...
Our Freshwater Fishing Adventure is the ultimate exclusive fishing trip! We only take a maximum of three passengers on our fishing trips so your experienced fishing guide will be able to give you his ...
Although a part of the Blue Mountains National Park the Nepean and Warragamba River Gorges are true hidden gems. With limited access, it has high sandstone walls lined with Eucalypts and Pine trees, O...
See many highlights of Katoomba and the Blue Mountains on this Katoomba Highlights Harley Ride. Travel on the back of a Harley Davidson through Katoomba stopping at places such as The Three Sisters an...
When you come inside our indoor mini golf course you it will feel like a totally different world. We boast six different themes and feature Hollywood Style Props and effects....
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