Penrith & Out West
Penrith & Out West is located 62 kms from Sydney CBD and is easily accessible by all major motorways from all points of the city - the train stops right in the heart of town too!! Everyone will have an adventure in Penrith – no matter what you idea of adventure is. Penrith houses the country’s only indoor skydiving facility and the southern hemisphere’s most amazing white-water facility, plus jet packing, go-karts and wakeboards. All budding astronomers will be happy to know that there’s an observatory. Children who want to learn about firefighting can do so at the Museum of Fire and those hoping to advance their skills in drama, dance and music can do so at the performing arts centre. Penrith is positioned at the base of the Blue Mountains, also making it the ideal place to go for a bushwalk! The populare bushwalk to the famous Rock Lookout is defiitely something you should do! The Great River Walk offers stunning scenery along the river. Take a bike, pack a picnic and put on your walking shoes. Panthers World of Entertainment is located on 82 hectares of landscaped grounds, with a wide range of restaurants to suit all tastes, live entertainment, gaming, bars, indoor fun zone for the kids, accommodation and outdoor entertainment, it has something for everyone! The Nepean River can be explored by canoe, boat or jet ski where kids can observe the native wildlife along the way. If the activity is too much for you, the Nepean Belle Paddlesteamer is a cruisy way to see the sights of the area. The area is loaded with things for all the family – go stay and while and explore everything Penrith has to offer.
Things to do in the area include: