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SPRING Special!

WHITEWATER RAFTING

BOOK NOW to receive our special. Ends Nov 30th!!

We're offering a discount 7 days a week for groups of 8 and more. So get your "crew" together and head to Penrith Whitewater for some EXTREME rafting fun!!

Bookings essential. Call 02 4730 4333 for more information or to make a booking.

Whitewater Kayak Instruction

Are you in a hurry to get out on the whitewater?

Our 4 day QUICKSTART Course has been designed for students confident of making faster than average progress. The course begins on flatwater and progresses quickly towards paddling on grade 3 whitewater. To participate successfully it is vital that you are physically fit, flexible, a strong swimmer and very confident in and under the water. Previous kayaking experience is very desirable.

You will be introduced to:

  • Basic Strokes
  • Leaning & turning
  • Rolling
  • Simple rescue – self & others
  • River etiquette
  • Grade 1-3 whitewater
  • Scouting & river hazards
  • Reading water
  • Breaking in & out of the current
  • Ferry glides

Adventure Level: HIGH. We recommend that you be physically fit, a strong swimmer and be very confident in the water.

Duration: 4 days (2 consecutive weekends)

Minimum age: 12 years

Experience: Previous experience desirable

Cost: $560 per person

Our next 4 day Quickstart Course is scheduled for:  

November 2018

Quickstart Course #4

Weekend 1 - Saturday 10th November & Sunday 11th November 9am - 4pm each day 

Weekend 2 - Saturday 17th November & Sunday 18th November 9am - 4pm each day 

Please contact us if you are interested in booking* for this course, call 02 4730 4333.

*Bookings are essential and some conditions apply.We require a minimum of 3 participants to confirm a course. 

Beginner Flatwater Course

BEGINNER Flatwater

Would you like to become a whitewater paddler & are ready to take the plunge? This is the first in a series of three courses designed to teach you how to paddle whitewater. Flatwater provides a controlled environment to start learning the many skills necessary to paddle whitewater. The course will begin on flatwater and progress to moving water.

You will be introduced to:

  • Basic strokes
  • Leaning & turning
  • Rolling
  • Simple rescue - self & others
  • River etiquette
  • Grade 1-3 whitewater
  • Scouting & river hazards
  • Reading water
  • Breaking in & out of the current
  • Ferry glides

Adventure Level: MODERATE. We recommend that you be physically fit, a strong swimmer and be very confident in the water.

Duration: 2 days Minimum age: 12 years

Experience: No experience necessary Cost: $280 per person

**Our next Beginner Flatwater Course is scheduled for:

Saturday 17th November and Sunday 18th November 2018

9am - 4pm each day

If you are interested in booking a place for this course, please call 02 4730 4333. Bookings are essential. 

Western Sydney Ironman event

Ironman Event

Due to the Western Sydney Ironman being held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre (located adjacent to Penrith Whitewater Stadium) on Sunday November 25, there will be road closures on Castlereagh Road and McCarthys Lane from 4:30am - 1:00pm.

Access to Penrith Whitewater via McCarthys Lane will be from 1:00pm.

These road closures should not affect anyone who has booked an activity at Penrith Whitewater, nor any visitors to the venue and cafe.

 

Operating Hours

Penrith Whitewater is available for activities from September to June*. The office remains available all year to take bookings and enquiries.

Activities include; guided whitewater rafting, self-guided whitewater rafting, whitewater kayaking and kayak instruction. Bookings are essential for rafting and kayak instruction.

The water times displayed on our home page are not restricted to the times shown. Please call us on 02 4730 4333 to confirm times or enquire about other available times.

Penrith Whitewater’s current operating hours are as follows;

Office – open 7 days (from 9am)

Phone: 02 4730 4333  Email: bookings@penrithwhitewater.com.au

Café – open 7 days (Weekdays 9am – 3pm & Weekends 8:30am – 4pm)

Café phone: 02 4730 4746 

*Each year Penrith Whitewater takes a Winter Break. The break is usually between the NSW June long weekend and the first weekend in September (dates to be confirmed).  

Group Kayaking Lessons

Have you paddled at Penrith Whitewater and struggling with confidence out on the water? Or perhaps you're looking to bridge the gap between courses.

If this sounds like you, then why not sign up to one of our Kayaking Group Lessons.

Our next Group Lessons for November are scheduled for: 

Eskimo Rolling Pre-requisite: Nil

Date: Sunday 11th November, 2018               

Time: 1:00pm

Eskimo Rolling Pre-requisite: Nil

Date: Sunday 18th November, 2018               

Time: 1:00pm

Eskimo Rolling Pre-requisite: Nil

Date: Saturday 24th November, 2018           

Time: 12:00pm

 

All lessons

Price: $55 per person

Duration: 1 or 2 persons = 1 hour lesson. 3 or more persons = 2 hour lesson

Bookings Essential. For more information call our office on (02) 4730 4333.