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From fun adventures and natural wonders to delicious foodie experiences and all things art, you'll find unforgettable escapes in Penrith, Hawkesbury and the Blue Mountains. Find your ideal break on a short getaway from Sydney, and wake up with three magnificent locations right on your doorstep. 

Penrith is a thrilling adventure wonderland by the beautiful Nepean River. Less than an hour from Sydney’s city centre, you’ll find white water rafting, jetpack thrills, wakeboarding and more. For a foodie adventure, you’ll also find intimate bars and exciting dining options.

Explore historic towns and World Heritage-listed convict heritage in the beautiful Hawkesbury, where you can also taste delicious fresh produce, cruise the magnificent Hawkesbury River and discover Aboriginal rock engravings on a tour.

Just 90 minutes from Sydney by car, two hours by train, the Blue Mountains has some of the country’s most dazzling natural attractions, with dramatic views over the deep valley troughs gouged out over millions of years and exhilarating adventure experiences to match.

You’ll also find delicious experiences throughout the region, from waterside restaurants and historic pubs to stylish cafés and markets. Check out the fun events calendar for several regular markets selling local gourmet treats as well.

A mere hour from the heart of Sydney, these destinations offer a world of exciting variety and unique experiences that will invigorate and thrill like no other. Adventure and pleasure is a short trip away.