The Mercure Penrith is a gateway to all of Western Sydney, located on the doorstep of the Blue Mountains and adjacent to Penrith Panthers World of Entertainment.
The Mercure Penrith comprises 222 rooms featuring flat screen television's, cable television, air-conditioning and high speed Wi-Fi internet access.
Additional facilities include a gym, guest lounge, outdoor swimming pool, barbecue area and ample parking....
The Overlander Hotel Motel is centrally located on the Northern Road, five minutes from Penrith and approximately 55 kilometres from the centre of Sydney.
It is only a short drive to the Sydney International Regatta Centre and Penrith Whitewater Stadium, Panthers World of Entertainment, the Nepean River, Blue Mountains and the Nepean Hospital.
There are 21 air-conditioned en suite rooms offering singles or doubles, inter-connecting rooms have bar fridge, coffee and tea making facilities and colour television. All rooms are non-smoking.
Located in a bush setting with views overlooking the Hawkesbury River, Hawkesbury Heights YHA is a perfect place to stay and explore the beauty of the mountains.
This hostel is like staying in a large home - all rooms are twin share, there is a well equipped kitchen and lounge. There is a big outdoor area with barbecue, garden furniture and great views.
This YHA has been built as an eco friendly hostel with solar electricity and hot water, an open fire and an eco friendly toilet. Visitors are encouraged to carry out practices which do not harm the immediate environment.
This hostel can be booked exclusively under YHA's Rent a YHA scheme.
Purpose-built YHA hostel accommodation with great city skyline views in a bush setting. Eco-friendly, with solar electricity. Gas BBQ and outdoor seating area and wood fire inside for cosy evenings. Explore the national park with terrific walking and biking nearby, or just relax and unwind; book out the hostel exclusively (under Rent a YHA scheme).
Minibus offers a door-to-door, and multiple pick-up and drop-off, Public Passenger Service throughout Greater Sydney, specifically for small groups of people by means of a minibus authorised to comfortably seat 24 passengers. Their professional efficient service means you can relax and enjoy.
Minibus is available seven days per week, from 6am to midnight, including public holidays.
Typical events or daytrips undertaken include: private charter; airport and cruise ship; corporate and social events; clubs and sporting events; races; Olympic Park and SCG; night clubs and pubs, concerts; weddings, hen's and buck's parties; school charter; tours and outings.
Minibus use Mitsubishi Rosa buses with an authorised seating capacity for 24 passengers.
For more information, including terms and conditions, please visit the Minibus website....
Segway Dude is a family operated business that's bringing the fun to tourists, corporate and school events, private parties, and celebrations. They fell in love with the unique aspects of the Segways and wanted to share their experience gliding on them with others.
Segway is an electric self-balancing scooter with two wheels, which are parallel to each other, a platform to stand on and a handlebar which gives the driver stability and steering. If you push the handlebar forwards the Segway starts to move forward. If you put it back into starting position the Segway stops. It is easy for the driver to keep in balance even off-road.
Segway Dude's Segways are environmental friendly and almost noiseless, so you can enjoy the aromas and sounds of nature.
They have the latest models of Segways two off-road versions....
Penrith Regional Gallery and The Lewers Bequest is set on the western bank of the Nepean River at the foot of the Blue Mountains. Between 1950 and 1978 the gallery site was the family home of artists Margo and Gerald Lewers.
Awarded Museum of the Year in 1982, the gallery has grown to become a key part of the cultural landscape of Penrith and Western Sydney.
Western Sydney is the fastest growing region of Australia, with a young population from many different cultural backgrounds. The Gallery presents a dynamic mix of exhibitions and other programs, offering the community a significant centre for art and culture. Programs are designed to reflect the cultural aspirations and lifestyles of people in our region. The gallery frequently works in partnership with other organisations, companies and government agencies across Western Sydney, on both exhibitions and special projects....
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The event will again take place at the Olympic rowing course at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, Penrith. A big favourite of the competitors is the cycle leg which is a one lap course traffic free course through a rural area of Penrith with the Blue Mountains as the back drop..
There is Saturday "Enticer" races for juniors and adults to try the sport and to complete a short distance triathlon. These races are popular with all competitors receiving a race shirt and finisher's medallion for completing their race.
The Nepean course is arguably the best triathlon course in Australia with the swim leg utilising the Olympic rowing course, the 30km bike leg on closed roads and the 10km run leg features a two lap course around the Olympic rowing lake and is spectator friendly....
The newly renovated Cables Lodge Accommodation is located just minutes from various attractions including; IFY Skydiving, the International Regatta Centre, White Water Rafting and the tranquillity of the Blue Mountains and Nepean River. The accommodation offers dormitory style rooms perfect for travellers, families, and large groups. Cables also specialise in school and sporting groups.
Cables Lodge Accommodation is also conveniently located just a short stroll to a variety of restaurants located in Panthers World of Entertainment Leagues Club....
Held at Penrith's Sydney 2000 Olympic rowing venue, Australia's largest rowing event features a week-long regatta with the world's best rowers competing in over 100 events. This will include the Australian Open Rowing Championships, Australian Open Schools Rowing Championships and the King's and Queen's Cups Interstate Regatta.
For more information please visit the Rowing Down Under website....
Western Sydney Community Markets provides an affordable day out for families and their children.
Their aim is to provide a vibrant market place, with jumping castles, pony rides, face painting, archery and go karts. Together with a fantastic team of stall holders, you will find great value clothing, homewares, accessories, health and beauty, plants and seedlings, toys, pets, local businesses and much more.
Why not pop in for lunch with delicious home baked goods and international cuisine.
Your children will have a great day out and love Western Sydney Community Markets! ...
Follow in the footsteps of Penrith's pioneering settlers. The Penrith Heritage Drive takes you through the historic Penrith region and follows the footsteps of the pioneering settlers.
The Drive takes you to more than 25 places in the greater Penrith region including the old power station, and churches and cemeteries. By following the Penrith Heritage Drive you will get to see a mix of urban and rural areas.
You can follow the drive from beginning to end, or mark up your own custom route on the map. Pick up a map from Penrith City Library and let your car do the rest!
The 2016 Australian Ice Hockey League All-Star Weekend will take place at Penrith Ice Palace and showcases the talent and personalities of the best ice hockey players in the Southern Hemisphere in a series of skills competitions and an All-Star ice hockey game.
Each of the 34 All-Stars will compete in at least one of the six rounds of skill-based contests: Breakaway Challenge, Fastest Skater, Elimination Shoot-out, Hardest Shot, Shooting Accuracy, and Puck Control.
A 90-minute broadcast of the event will air on Fox Sports on 16 June, comprised of highlights from the skills competitions and All-Star Game.
The premise for the game at Escaperoom51 involves a small group of two to six people solving a series of logical puzzles to escape from a room in one hour.
An original and alternate group activity, perfect for those who like to challenge themselves, Escaperoom51 is ideal for adults, late teens and family groups looking for a fun afternoon activity....
The Penrith Museum of Printing is keeping the history of letterpress printing machinery and equipment alive.
Take a trip back with a visit to the Museum and check out one of the 23 working machines on display that date back over more than 100 years.
The Museum offers tours and workshops. It's open every Saturday for general viewing and demonstration. Not open on public holiday weekends. Group tours and courses available by appointment.
The Museum of Printing is located in the Penrith Showgrounds, close to other attractions, Penrith Panthers, shopping and restaurants.
A Townhouse on Stafford is a luxury, air-conditioned, fully self-contained, three bedroom townhouse with two bathrooms and a large fully-enclosed garden on Stafford Street. This house offers modern facilities, comfortable furnishings and a central location.
Located in an excellent area close to the Nepean Hospital, University of Western Sydney, Eastern Creek and the Penrith central business district, it is only minutes from the Regatta Centre and Penrith Whitewater Stadium.
An outside living area with a fully enclosed lawn and garden provides the extra space to move around and the secure fence makes it totally safe for the children or pets.
The Townhouse is serviced every second day, with full linen supplied. Ducted air-conditioning to each room.
The tariff also includes use of Foxtel and internet access is available....
See the Nepean River come to life with an exciting program of river, environment, art and lifestyle activities at this inaugural river festival.
This two day event is a celebration of food, music, art and sustainable and healthy living, and it's your opportunity to experience and enjoy the Nepean River like never before.
At Friday's event, watch the riverbanks come to life with pop-up restaurants, illuminated and interactive art, and musical and Aboriginal performances. Relax in the warm and inviting spaces created along the river, and enjoy being serenaded under the stars.
On Saturday, let the Nepean River inspire you to get moving and live a healthier life with outdoor fitness classes, river activities, cooking demonstrations, wildlife tours and artisan markets.
Kids will be kept engaged and entertained across both days with a variety of activities to suit all ages and interests, including a pedal powered disco, kids creative art corner and special guest presenters from ABC2!
Learn more, register for an activity and view the event program on the web site....
Take flight in the world's newest activity and fly through the air on a JETPACK!
Try the most exciting new experience in Australia! The jet pack unit blasts hundreds of litres of water through specially designed thrust nozzles to enable you to fly as high as 15 metres above the water. And then try the fly board craze that is sweeping the nation. With a water-jet powered board attached to your feet you can soar above the water and dive under it like a dolphin.
This 45 minute session will teach you the basics while your instructor talks you through each move via a radioed helmet. Or the latest, Bike. Crusty Demon inspired devices where you just ride the hose like a bicycle....
Over the past five years Penrith City Council has created almost eight kilometres of walking track along the Nepean River. Known as the "Great River Walk", it features spectacular views of the beautiful river set against the backdrop of the Blue Mountains.
The walk features resting points and lookouts where you can see bird and other wildlife in a natural setting. There are even places to enjoy a coffee and something to eat.
Most of the track is part of a six kilometre loop that follows the riverbank on both the Penrith and Emu Plains sides of the river. The walk is accessible from both Penrith and Emu Plains Railway Stations.
There is a grand vision to develop The "Great River Walk" to link the river's headwaters at Lake Bathurst near Goulburn with the mouth of the river at Broken Bay, a distance of 570 kilometres....
Active Holidays BIG4 Nepean River is well located at Emu Plains, midway between the Blue Mountains and the City of Sydney. It is an excellent location to base yourself with the M4 motorway from Emu Plains giving you direct access to Penrith, Parramatta and Sydney by car. The train to Central Station in Sydney is only 55 minutes.
Active Holidays BIG4 Nepean River has a variety of accommodation styles suiting couples, families and groups including self catering cabins, motel style rooms and group cottages. There is also a variety of level grassed powered and unpowered sites. Drive through sites are available for quick overnight stopovers.