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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 Courses are scheduled for:  

October 2018

Quickstart Course #2

Weekend 1 - Saturday 20th October & Sunday 21st October 9am - 4pm each day 

Weekend 2 - Saturday 27th October & Sunday 28th October 9am - 4pm each day

November 2018

Quickstart Course #3

Weekend 1 - Saturday 3rd November & Sunday 4th November 9am - 4pm each day

Weekend 2 - Saturday 10th November & Sunday 11th November 9am - 4pm each day 

PROPOSED dates:

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 any of these courses, call 02 4730 4333.*Bookings are essential and some conditions apply.We require a minimum of 3 participants to confirm a course. 

Junior Kayak Instruction - Term 4

Junior Kayak Instruction - Term 4 2018

Enrol now for Term 4 - 2018

Penrith Whitewater's Junior Kayak Instruction Program - Term 4 2018 is proposed to commence on Saturday October 20th, 2018. This term will be a 9 week course. Each lesson is 60 minutes duration.

Information, Enrolment and Medical Risk Agreement forms are available from our office or you can download them form the link on the Junior Kayak Instruction page (under Whitewater Kayaking). If you prefer, we can email the forms to you.

Term 4 Dates:

Week 1: Saturday October 20th, 2018

Week 2: Saturday October 27th, 2018

Week 3: Saturday November 3rd, 2018

Week 4: Saturday November 10th, 2018

Week 5: Saturday November 17th, 2018

Week 6: Saturday November 24th, 2018

Week 7: Saturday December 1st, 2018

Week 8: Saturday December 8th, 2018

Week 9: Saturday December 15th, 2018

Enrolments are due by Wednesday October 17th, 2018

A minimum number of participants will be required before we can confirm a course. All courses will not be confirmed until after enrolments.

If you are interested, have any queries or would like more information you can call the office on 4730 4333 or send an email to bookings@penrithwhitewater.com.au

 

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 9:00am – 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).  

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 PROPOSED Beginner Flatwater Courses are scheduled for:

Saturday 27th October and Sunday 28th October 2018

9am - 4pm each day

Saturday 17th November and Sunday 18th November 2018

9am - 4pm each day

If you are interested in booking a place for either of these courses, please call 02 4730 4333. Bookings are essential.