Recreational Paddling

Penrith Whitewater is the ultimate venue for whitewater paddling!

320 metres of solid grade 3 water designed to test the skills of the best paddlers in the world….and when you reach the bottom of the course all you have to do is paddle over to the conveyor and catch a ride back to the top again…not bad eh!

So whether you are into slalom, play boating or touring, Penrith Whitewater is the place to paddle.

Requirements:

  • You must be competent on Grade 3 water and be able to safely self rescue.
  • Provide your own equipment
  • Check-in before getting on the water
  • Be 12 years or older

Note: Paddlers under 18 years must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to sign the ‘Acceptance of Risk Agreement’

Specifications:

  • Difficulty: Grade 3
  • Length: 320 metres
  • Normal Flow: 14 cubic metres per second
  • Overall Drop: 5.5 metres

Availability:

You don't need to book but water does not flow at all times, you are strongly advised to call ahead to confirm water release times and availability. Or consult our 'water times' section.

Prices:

RECREATIONAL PADDLING PASSES

  • 1 day pass $38.00 per person
  • 1 week pass $193.00 per person
  • 1 month pass $385.00 per person
  • Season pass (September – June) $770.00 per person
  • Junior* season pass $550.00 per person (*Must be under 18 years on Sept 1st)
  • Body number deposit $20.00 per person (refundable at end of session)

EQUIPMENT HIRE (per day)

  • Paddle $11.00
  • Buoyancy Vest $11.00
  • Helmet $5.50
  • Spraydeck $11.00
  • Wetsuit $10.00
  • Jacket $10.00
  • Both $15.00

BOAT ONLY

  • 1 ½ hours $25.00
  • 3 hours $35.00
  • Full Day $50.00

Double Inflatable Kayak

  • 1 ½ hours $35.00
  • 3 hours $45.00
  • Full Day $70.00

BOAT WITH EQUIPMENT

  • 1 ½ hours $35.00
  • 3 hours $45.00
  • Full Day $70.00

Double Inflatable Kayak

  • 1 ½ hours $50.00
  • 3 hours $75.00
  • Full Day $100.00

Prices may be subject to change. Valid from July 2017. All prices are GST inclusive.