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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