Just an hour from Sydney’s city centre you'll find the Western Sydney suburb of Penrith, offering a great day out for families and adventurers alike.
Its proximity to the Blue Mountains and the Nepean River make it an ideal destination for bushwalks, picnics, bbqs and watersports, as well as key Sydney events. Penrith and the surrounding area has a well-deserved reputation as a place to enjoy unique and thrilling experiences, and there’s also a packed calendar of events and activities to enjoy out west.
Head to the Sydney International Regatta Centre for some fantastic rowing events, including the Sydney International Rowing Regatta. The park also features walking tracks, BBQ areas and world-class rowing and kayak courses. In Penrith you can also see car and truck shows, major sporting events, music festivals and concerts, and a plethora of family-friendly events and performances. There’s also a fabulous local food festival held each Autumn.