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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 normal operating hours are as follows;

Office – open 7* days (from 9am) Penrith Whitewater will be closed on Good Friday (April 19th).

Phone: 02 4730 4333  Email:

Café – open 7 days (Weekdays 8:30am – 3pm & Weekends 8:00am – 4pm)

Easter Weekend Cafe hours:

Good Friday CLOSED

Easter Saturday 9am - 3pm 

Easter Sunday 9am - 3pm 

Easter Monday 9am - 3pm 

ANZAC Day hours:

Thursday April 25th 11am - 3pm

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.

This year (2019) our Winter Break will be from Tuesday June 11th until Friday August 30th. We will resume operations after the break on Saturday August 31st. 

Autumn Special!


BOOK NOW to receive our special. Ends June 10th!!

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.

Junior Kayak Instruction - Term 2

Junior Kayak Instruction - Term 2 2019

Enrol now for Term 2 - 2019

Penrith Whitewater's Junior Kayak Instruction Program - Term 2 2019 is proposed to commence on Saturday May 4th, 2019. This term will be a 5 week course. Each lesson will be 90 minutes duration for Term 2 due to our winter break.

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

Term 2 Dates:

Week 1: Saturday May 4th, 2019

Week 2: Saturday May 11th, 2019

Week 3: Saturday May 18th, 2019

Week 4: Saturday May 25th, 2019

Week 5: Saturday Jun 1st, 2019

*All lessons will be 90 minutes duration for Term 2. 

Enrolments are due by Wednesday May 1st, 2019

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


Learn to be Raft Guide

Would you like to be a raft guide?

Join us for the next raft guide course in 2019

If you would like to train and work as a Raft Guide, join the next raft guide course at Penrith Whitewater in October.

 Entry Requirements:

  •  Do you have an interest in whitewater sports?
  •  Are you a confident swimmer in the surf?
  •  Are you physically fit?
  •  Are you at least 18 years?

NB: Previous experience is desirable but not essential. Participants need to be at least 18 years in October. 

If you answered yes to all of these questions, then you can apply for our 2019 Raft Guide Course.

Aim:          This 6 day course is designed for individuals who would like to train and work as a raft guide.

Duration:      6 days

Dates:         4, 5, 6, 7 and 12, 13 October 2019

Cost:          $660.00 per person


If you are interested in this course contact us by email: bookings@penrithwhitewater, or you can call our office on (02) 47 30 4333