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SPRING Special!


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:  

October 2018

Quickstart Course #1

Weekend 1 - Saturday 6th October & Sunday 7th October 9am - 4pm each day 

Weekend 2 - Saturday 13th October & Sunday 14th October 9am - 4pm each day 


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 

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 either 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. 

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 September and October are scheduled for: 

Eskimo Rolling Pre-requisite: Nil

Date: Sunday 23rd September, 2018                Time: 1:00pm

Eskimo Rolling Pre-requisite: Nil

Date: Sunday 30th September, 2018                Time: 1:00pm

Movingwater Basics

Pre-requisite: Previously completed a flatwater kayaking lesson, or equivalent

Date: Saturday 6th October, 2018                     Time: 11:00am

Eskimo Rolling Pre-requisite: Nil

Date: Sunday 7th October, 2018                       Time: 1:00pm

Ride the Rapids

Pre-requisite: Previously completed a beginner movingwater lesson, Movingwater Basics, or equivalent   

Date: Saturday 13th October, 2018                 Time: 11:00am

Eskimo Rolling Pre-requisite: Nil

Date: Sunday 14th October, 2018                     Time: 1:00pm


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.

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


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:

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).