The Penrith Lakes is a major aquatic recreation centre. Home to Sydney International Regatta Centre, Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Penrith Whitewater Stadium, and the Penrith Lakes Environmental Education Centre.
The Sydney International Regatta Centre and Penrith Whitewater Stadium at Penrith Lakes successfully hosted the rowing , canoeing and kayaking events in the 2000 Olympic Games.
Today you can enjoy the recreational facilities at Penrith Lakes. Relax on a family picnic, ride your bike, fish or roller blade on the walking tracks. Tranquil picnic areas are available for everyone to enjoy.
The Sydney International Regatta Centre has a wide range of recreational and sporting facilities for families. Try "catch and release" shore based fishing on Tuesdays. Phone 4730 0000 to find out what events the Centre is holding and about sailing and canoeing.
Penrith Whitewater Stadium is the only man-made whitewater course of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. It is available year round for whitewater rafting, kayaking, beach volleyball and guide venue tours. All of which may be arranged via prior booking. Enjoy a tasty breakfast or lunch at the Whitewater Cafe and enjoy the unique scenery.
The original inhabitants of Penrith were the Darug tribe. Local traditions and the art of the local Darug tribe are celebrated at Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural Centre.
The Penrith Lakes Environmental Education Centre has more than 10,000 student visitors every year.
For more information on what you can see and do at the Penrith Lakes call the Penrith Visitor Information Centre on 1300736 836 or the Penrith Lakes Development Corporation on (02) 4729 0044.
Penrith Visitor Information Centre
Panthers Carpark, Mulgoa Road, Penrith.
PO Box 60, PENRITH, NSW. 2751
1300 736 836