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Celebration Time

Christmas is just around the corner and so too is the warmer weather....so why not take advantage of this and head to the foot of the Mountains for some extreme whitewater fun. Haven’t booked your Christmas or end-of-year wrap up event yet? Now is the time to book your function. We can organise a great day out for your friends, staff or clients.

We specialise in group bookings, so call our friendly staff and they will be happy to assist with planning your next function. Whitewater rafting is the ultimate team-building activity! We can also organise catering through our Cafe to complement your day.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. Some conditions apply. Call Customer Service on 02 4730 4333 for more information or to make a booking.

*Due to the current COVID-19 situtaion, we will be offering SELF-GUIDED rafting only, until further notice. Please call our Customer Service team on the above number if you would like more information about our SELF-GUIDED rafting trips. 

See our Conditions of Entry

Quickstart Courses

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

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Our next 4-DAY Quickstart Courses are scheduled for: 

Course #1

Weekend 1

Day 1: Saturday November 27, 2021  9am - 4pm

Day 2: Sunday November 28, 2021   9am - 4pm 

Weekend 2

Day 3: Saturday December 4, 2021 9am - 4pm

Day 4: Sunday December 5, 2021 9am - 4pm 

Course #2

Weekend 1

Day 1: Saturday January 8, 2022  9am - 4pm

Day 2: Sunday January 9, 2022  9am - 4pm 

Weekend 2

Day 3: Saturday January 15, 2022 9am - 4pm

Day 4: Sunday January 16, 2022 9am - 4pm 

Please contact us if you are interested in booking* for this course, call 02 4730 4333.

*Bookings are essential and some conditions apply.We require a minimum of 3 participants to confirm a course. 

Operating Hours

Venue and Cafe Hours:

Penrith Whitewater is now available for whitewater rafting and recreational paddling. BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL for all activities.  

Penrith Whitewater’s current hours:

Office – Tuesday to Sunday 

Phone: 02 4730 4333 

Email: bookings@penrithwhitewater.com.au 

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Café Whitewater – open Wednesday to Sunday 

Café phone: 02 4730 4746 

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Under the Public Health Order, anyone aged 16 years and over entering must be fully vaccinated and sign in via the Service NSW QR codes at the venue. Children aged under 16 years of age who are not fully vaccinated are permitted to attend the venue but must be with a fully vaccinated adult who is a member of that person's household.